Summerlea Cottage ref: UK5858

Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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No pets
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 

Description

Summerlea Cottage is a charming terraced property on a quiet lane just off the main street in the lovely tourist town of Moffat. Refurbished in 2018, the cottage is beautifully decorated throughout, from the cosy living room with leather sofas and feature wall fire, to the relaxing bedrooms decorated in co-ordinating colours with comfortable beds. The touches throughout make it a real home from home.

Summerlea Cottage is situated in the attractive town of Moffat and is the ideal place to base your holiday, nestled here in the heart of southern Scotland. It is a vibrant, bustling little town with many speciality shops and award-winning cuisine, with many great cafés within a short stroll of the cottage. On the scenic Southern Upland Way, Moffat is the perfect place for walkers. Moffat was in fact Scotland’s first ’Walkers are Welcome’ town!

Further afield, south west Scotland has more than 200 miles of fabulous coastline for you to discover with some stunning scenery, much of which you can discover on the South West Coastal 300, a stunning drive of just over 300 miles, roughly circular, so you can start from Summerlea Cottage. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room: With electric fire and 32" Freeview TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

On road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Moffat
  • Shops
    200 yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    200 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Lockerbie
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    16.0 miles
  • Lake
    10 miles (loch)

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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