Dornock Brow Cottage ref: CC537161

Dornock near Annan, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering



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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Open Plan 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Waterside Breaks 


This lovely detached single storey cottage dates back to 1740 and its natural garden adjoining the Solway estuary affords stunning views across to mighty Skiddaw and Blencathra. You can almost touch the coastline of Cumbria. What a superb base for exploring Dumfries and Galloway, the Borders, Cumbria and the Lake District or further north.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has oil central heating and comprises;
Kitchen/Sitting /Dining Area: This beautiful room has estuary views and is flooded with light from the many windows including the lantern sunroom which is the seating area with French doors leading to the garden. TV and DVD player.
Kitchen: With electric oven, induction hob, dishwasher, larder fridge, freezer and microwave
Utility Room: With washing machine, larder fridge and freezer
Separate Sun Room
Bedroom 1: With king size bed
Bedroom 2: With double bed
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bedroom 4: With single bed
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin. Heated towel radiator
Shower Room: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Heated towel radiator

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All oil, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included.


Large garden with trees and paved area, extending down to the Solway providing excellent views when sitting outside or walking around the garden but is unsuitable for unsupervised children as it slopes down to the estuary. Off road parking for 3 cars.

  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1.5 Miles
  • Distance
    3 Miles
  • Restaurant
    3 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1.5 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    3.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Discover what the Devil’s Porridge is or visit the Buddhist monastery a place beyond comprehension. Dalton Pottery Art Cafe is a place where all ages can paint a pot, sample local produce in the cafe and the children can enjoy the play park. The Wetland Centre at Caerlaverock is a 1400 acre wild reserve with summer wildflower meadows and thousands of wintering birds including barnacle geese and Whooper swans. Caerlaverock Castle is one of Scotland’s great medieval fortresses. Its unique triangular shape is surrounded by a moat. For fishermen this area is known as Annandale offers salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing. The river Annan flows south from just north of Moffat towards the Solway Firth. For cyclists our roads are ideal as they wind through quiet country roads. There are National Cycle Routes running though the region. For mountain biking with a difference the entire 7Stanes network is accessible. This is mountain biking at its very best. Savour the flavours of our country as it produces a tasty array of superb produce from smoked fish, to award winning meat and beautiful ice cream. Dumfries and Galloway has 200 miles of glorious coastline from the sandy beaches of the Solway Coast to the towering and rugged cliffs of Wigtownshire in the far south west. The little beach at Powfoot is perfect for paddling. The Galloway Forest Park is the UK’s largest and covers 300 square miles of forest, heather clad hills, verdant valleys, shimmering lochs and a multitude of wildlife. This is a perfect place for a gentle stroll or a more challenging hike amongst the Galloway Hills. The park is the UK’s first Dark Sky Park where you can stargaze all night viewing the most spectacular Milky Way and at least 7,000 shining stars. Dumfries and Galloway is the perfect place to visit whatever time of year. Whether you like music, wildlife, heritage, beaches, food and culture; we have it all and more.

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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