Auchen Ladder ref: UK31287

Amisfield, near Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
FRI
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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Rural Location 
  • Wheelchair Access 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Open Plan 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Auchen Ladder is a newly built bungalow (in 2020), set on a working farm with far reaching views over open farmland towards Dumfries and the Solway coast in the distance. This detached property is beautifully presented with high quality fittings and furniture, and really is an absolute dream from the moment you walk through the door. The spacious open plan living space makes it a really sociable house, perfect for family holidays. French doors open from the living area to a private patio with your very own hot tub where you can relax and watch the stars!
Auchen Ladder is in a lovely, peaceful, rural location yet ideally located to visit the surrounding area which is simply beautiful. There is a huge range of activities close by no matter what time of year you visit. The county town of Dumfries, 4½ miles away, provides a wide range of shops as well as many interesting historical sites including Burns House, the home of the famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns.
Driving round this beautiful area of south west Scotland has so much to offer from the quiet sandy coves and cliff top walks to the many castles like Caerlaverock and Drumlanrig. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, this area has many beautiful gardens to visit, including Threave Gardens and Logan Botanic Gardens, Scotland’s most exotic garden. A stay here would also not be complete without taking a drive along the coast and a wander round the little seaside villages of Southerness, Rockcliffe and Kippford. Almost on your doorstep there are some supreme mountain biking and challenging hill walks, and with some of the darkest skies in the world where better to end the day at Auchen Ladder. Beach 17¾ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 4½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space:
With Karndene floor.
Living area:
With Freeview TV and French doors leading to garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, wine cooler and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with walk-in shower and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Ground source underfloor heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Lawned, enclosed garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Hot tube for 6 (private). Private parking for 3 cars. Wheelchair access. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Dumfries
  • Shops
    4.5 miles
  • Distance
    4.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    4.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Dumfries
  • Pub
    4.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    4.5 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The unspoilt beauty of this south west corner of Scotland is the perfect antidote to the hurly burly of modern life. Here there are deserted beaches, magnificent forests, rugged moors and beautiful lochs, all unblemished and untouched by tourism. But Dumfries and Galloway is not only perfect for chilled-out holidays, if you want a bit more action you can also find a range of activities and sports, from walking and cycling to golf and fishing.

To the west of the region is the quiet market town of Newton Stewart on the banks of the River Cree. This is a popular area for walkers and cyclists with open rolling countryside and close by to the Galloway Forest Park. In contrast with gentle scenery of the Solway Firth the Galloway Hills to the north has beautiful moors, mountains, lakes and rivers, with at its heart the Galloway Forest Park, some 150,000 acres of forest land with waymarked trails that are ideal for trekking and cyclists.

Formal gardens and country parks can be found throughout this area, the foremost of which is Threave Garden and Castle just south of Castle Douglas along the shores of Loch Carlingwark, renowned for its horticultural gardens and woodland covering some sixty acres. To the north of the town Loch Ken provides for more strenuous activities such as waterskiing, sailing and windsurfing.

To the south are the sandy coves and estuarine mudflats of the Solway Firth. The charming coastal resort of Kirckcudbright sits half way along the coast and was once a busy shipping port but now has a more tranquil atmosphere. Further east The Colvend coast has some lovely stretches of coastline and coastal villages providing moorings for visiting yachts and boat hire.

Inland on the River Nith, Dumfries is the regions largest town and a great base from which to explore the whole area. The town is also renowned for its associations with Robert Burns who spent the last five years of his life here.

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.

Moffat Fishery

The flyfishing on offer at the Moffat Fishery is second to none with its peaceful location in the rolling Scottish Borders.

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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