Corrie House Cottage ref: UK13607

Corrie, near Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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bedrooms
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Bathrooms
1
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Pets
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Green Scheme 
  • All En-suite 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Corrie House Cottage is a beautiful, one bedroomed, single-storey cottage set in the grounds of Corrie House. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the cottage, but best of all, enjoy the most amazing, spectacular night skies.

The Cottage has a lovely living/dining room, with doors opening onto a secluded patio where, when the weather is fine, you can enjoy breakfast al fresco. There is a well-equipped kitchen, and a lovely bedroom with en-suite shower room, which also has patio doors opening to the garden, where you can enjoy the birdsong whilst having a lazy lie in.

Corrie is a tiny hamlet, perfect for those wishing to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, yet only 5 miles from the market town of Lockerbie, which provides all local amenities including some lovely little shops and restaurants. Lockerbie has a train station if you fancy a day trip to Edinburgh or Glasgow. However, Dumfries and Galloway, with its fascinating history, stunning scenery, from forests and glens to beautiful sandy beaches and coastal villages, will keep you entertained. Beach 21 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor. Wooden floors throughout.
Living/dining room:
With Freeview TV, DAB radio and patio doors leading to patio.
Kitchen: With electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom: With double bed, patio doors and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Large, lawned garden with private patio and garden furniture. 2 acres of natural unspoilt woodland (shared with owner). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Lockerbie
  • Shops
    5 miles
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Lockerbie
  • Pub
    5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake
    10 miles

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

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.

River Cree

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

Cycling around Drumlanrig Castle

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

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.

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.

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.

Moffat Fishery

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

Buittle Reservoir

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

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.

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.

Galloway Activity Centre

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

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