Perch Hall Cottage ref: UK5445

Johnston Bridge, near Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
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  • Bike Store 
  • Bungalow 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This spacious sandstone cottage is surrounded by a large wrap-around garden, which is an ideal place for family fun and games. Inside, the large kitchen is open plan to the dining room, and makes a good social space for group meals. In the evening you can snuggle up in front of the cosy wood burner in the living room. Set only a few minutes from the motorway, this is the ideal location for exploring the diverse scenery that Dumfries and Galloway has to offer. You can enjoy beautiful walks along sandy beaches, through leafy forests, and through rolling, peaceful countryside. You will see abundant wildlife en route, including migrating Barnacle geese along the coast, which provide a great spectacle. For mountain bikers, four of the world-renowned 7stanes centres are nearby offering world class biking trails through beautiful forests. For keen golfers, there are several courses within easy reach.
Nearby, Moffat was once known as a spa town to rival the very best, and is still home to Scotland’s oldest pharmacy. Lockerbie, 5 miles, provides all the local amenities you would expect, and an ice rink with weekend skating in season. It also has a station offering good train services if you are wanting to explore slightly further afield to Carlisle, Edinburgh or Glasgow. Beach 19 miles. Shop and café serving food all day (bar facilities in the evening) ½ mile, restaurant 5 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and Blu-ray player.
Kitchen/dining room: With double electric oven, electric hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Freeview TV and tiled floor.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and Smart TV.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Shower room: With walk-in shower and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included.

Miscellaneous

Large lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 10 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Lockerbie
  • Shops
    ½ mile
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Lockerbie
  • Pub
    ½ mile
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake
    20 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

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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