Up Yonder ref: 27897

Glenluce, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
7
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changover day
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Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Sea View 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

From its elevated, secluded position, ’Up Yonder’ offers the ideal rural location from which to explore all aspects of Wigtownshire and the south west corner of Scotland. The village of Glenluce, with its pub, shop and abbey, is conveniently only a 5-minute walk away. The panoramic view from the upstairs living room balcony with its table and chairs looks out across Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway, and is a fabulous spot for relaxing while watching the sun setting.
With close proximity to transport links, it makes touring all the region’s beautiful countryside and attractions accessible. These include the Rhinns of Galloway and Machars Peninsulas, with their lighthouses, wealth of culture, art, book and music festivals, historic buildings, wildlife and renowned gardens. A short distance inland is the Galloway Forest which offers exceptional walking and cycling opportunities while those nocturnally inclined, can experience the wonders of Britain’s premier Dark Sky Park. Sporting opportunities abound with river, loch and sea fishing and many fine golf courses within easy reach, Wigtownshire County Course being only a mile away.
Wigtownshire boasts a number of ambient small ports such as Portpatrick, Port William, Sandhead and Isle of Whithorn which are all only a short drive away. Stranraer and Newton Stewart offer a more varied shopping experience, while the Solway and Ayrshire coasts with their multitude of attractions are easily reached. A 20-minute drive from the property reaches the port of Cairnryan where regular ferries offer a day trip to Belfast and Northern Ireland.
The property is easily accessed directly from your car to the front door via a ramp. Situated beside the parking area is a large bike store. Inside, the house with its solid oak flooring throughout, is spacious, well-furnished and benefits from full oil-fired central heating. Up Yonder is suitable for both small and larger parties of guests. Shop ½ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Wooden floors throughout.
Living room:
With 50" satellite TV, DVD player, DAB radio and 2 CD players.
Kitchen/dining area: With electric range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and patio doors leading to patio.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, bidet and toilet.
Open-tread turning staircase to..

First floor

Sitting room: With 46" satellite TV, sloping ceiling and patio doors leading to balcony.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed, single bed and sloping ceiling.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed and sloping ceiling.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating (£30 per week Oct-Apr), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Small enclosed garden with patio area, garden furniture and BBQ. Balcony. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Stranraer
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    11.0 miles
  • Lake

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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