Drumwall - Jack’s Hideaway ref: UK5530

Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Self Catering

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  • Bike Store 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Boutique Collection 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Open Plan 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Glamping 
  • Unique Cottages 

Description

This pod-style accommodation has been tastefully decorated and is set in a beautiful rural location on the owner’s working farm. The property is only a mile from the charming town of Gatehouse of Fleet, which offers a wide range of places to eat and relax in. There are numerous attractions in and around the town, including the Mill on the Fleet Visitor Centre, Cardoness Castle and the popular Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre, which is host to one of Europe’s longest zip wires.
Only a short drive away is Kirkcudbright, known as ’the artists’ town’, which attracts visitors who are drawn by the harbour, historic high street and the diverse range of annual events and visitor attractions. The popular programme of summer festivities culminates with the spectacular Tattoo, an event not to be missed.
Close by there are delightful beaches and numerous walks available, from scenic coastal walks to forest trails, not to mention sailing, swimming, horse riding, fishing, golf, boat trips and water sports. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, there are many beautiful gardens to visit, including Threave Gardens (National Trust). Close to the Galloway Forest Park and central to 5 of the 7Stanes, it is a popular location for cyclists and mountain bikers. Beach 3 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Jack’s Hideaway can be booked together with Galloway View (CC537210), Fleet View (ref CC537269), Beth’s Bothy (ref UK5529) and Annabelle’s Den (ref UK10990) to accommodate up to 16 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With Freeview TV and patio doors leading to decking.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge and freezer.
Bedroom: With kingsize bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Laundry room (shared with other properties on-site).

Miscellaneous

Decking with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Hot tub for 2 (private). Bike store. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Gatehouse of Fleet
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Dumfries
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    32.0 miles
  • Lake
    3 miles (beach)

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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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