Beuchan Cottage ref: CC537141

Keir Mill, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Open Fire 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

This delightful detached cottage is the perfect rural retreat for up to four guests. Well presented, warm and cosy throughout with the added benefit of an open fire, the property enjoys lovely rural views and is a superb base for exploring the region. The nearby town of Thornhill, just 4 miles away, is a hub of activity with it’s boutique shops and beautiful lime tree lined streets. Drumlanrig Castle, 5 miles, one of Scotland’s grandest Renaissance buildings, is the venue for many events throughout the year. The bicycle was invented in the tiny hamlet of Keir Mill and this is one of the best places to cycle in the UK with the internationally recognised 7Stanes and the KM bike trail nearby. The gorgeous beaches of the Solway coast can be reached by car in only 40 minutes, ideal for a picnic in secluded sandy bays. Explore further along the coast to Wigtown for the Book Festival in September or Dundrennan for the Wickerman Festival. Many historic houses and gardens to enjoy in the area and Galloway Forest Park is famed for its "Dark Sky". Shop 2¾ miles, pub and restaurant 4 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is all on one level
Living/Dining: With open fire, TV/DVD and ipod docking station; lovely cosy room with delightful rural views
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine; access to garden
Bedroom 1: With super king size bed, can be made up as two single beds if preferred - please state at time of booking
Bedroom 2: With single bed.
Bathroom: With electric shower over bath and toilet

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Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil and open fire heating, power, fuel, electricity, bed linen and towels included, wood only for open fire.

Miscellaneous

Lovely enclosed garden, mainly laid to lawn with patio and garden furniture, views over Nith Valley. Lockable bike shed available for secure storage of outdoor equipment. Off road parking for 1 car.
Please note: There ia an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
    Thornhill
  • Shops
  • Distance
    4 Miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Dumfries
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    14.5 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The stunning Drumlanrig Castle is one of Scotland’s grandest Renaissance buildings. This former stronghold of the Douglas family is now the home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch. Set in 90,000 acres of spectacular grounds, it includes an adventure playground and is well worth a visit. The lively town of Ayr or the mighty city of Glasgow can be reached in just over an hour’s drive. Ayr races are extremely popular and Glasgow offers excellent shopping. Ice cream connoisseurs must visit the highly regarded Cream of Galloway. The Galloway Forest Park has been officially recognized as one of only four places in the world where it is possible to view the wonders of the night sky free from the distorting effects of night pollution. As the bicycle was invented in the tiny hamlet of Keir Mill, it is fitting that this region should be establishing itself as one of the best places to cycle in the UK. This is a paradise for mountain bikers and is the location for several of the internationally famous 7Stanes trails. Nearby Castle Douglas is known throughout Scotland as the Food Town with over 50 businesses involved in producing and selling local food.  Kirkcudbright with its pretty little harbour and brightly painted houses, which nestle along the historic High Street is known as the Artist’s Town and lovely Wigtown is Scotland’s Book Town. Dumfries and Galloway is home to some splendid public gardens and the renowned garden at Threave is no exception.

Things to do nearby

River Urr

At 35 miles long, the River Urr has plenty of good sights to fish on. Again salmon and trout are common here but the river is one of only three in Scotland which allows fishing until the end of November.

The Machars Cycling Routes
The Machars Cycling Routes

These routes make up a collection of quiet roads which allow you to experience the local moorland, sea and wildlife from the area whilst taking in a little local heritage on the way.

Cycling around Drumlanrig Castle

Set in vast woodland, Drumlanrig Castle really is a stunning place to go riding.

Drumlanrig Castle

Commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, Drumlanrig Castle is set in a magnificent 90,000 acres of land including a Country Park and Victorian Garden.

Loch Ken

Loch Ken is located in the heart of Dee Valley and has historically been a thriving area for Pike with the famous Kenmure pike caught back in 1798 being said to weigh in at a huge 72lbs.

Galloway Activity Centre

Offering sailing, windsurfing and a whole host of other water bourne activities.

7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails
7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails

For riders of all ability and confidence the 7 Stanes are a series of mountain bike trail centres around the South of Scotland. The centres offer all different kinds of trails from woodland routes to rapid downhill.

Buittle Reservoir

Between Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, Buittle Reservoir is well stocked monthly bringing you fantastic trout fishing.

River Bladnoch and Tarf Water

Well renowned for its spring salmon fishery, the River Bladnoch also has a good amount of summer salmon making fishing on here a real treat.

River Cree

The River Cree rises from Loch moan before taking its path through woodland and moors before joining the sea near Newton Stewart.

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Your pets go free at this property. Your total pet price of £0 is included in the below prices
Saturday 28 July 2018 7 nights £ 417.10
Was£ 519.00
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