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Sleeps 2
2 dogs
1 bedroom
1 bathroom

Dalbeattie 6.7 miles. Offering a truly unique holiday cottage within walking distance of Rockcliffe Beach on the North shore of the Solway Firth in Dumfries & Galloway, The Barn is a true delight of a dwelling to escape to with your other half, the baby and the dogs. Settled down a ¼ mile farm track road, this enchanting cottage is the perfect way to discover the countryside of South West Scotland and the Colvend Coast. The open-plan living space boasts a rustic charm, with the woodburning stove being great for a romantic evening indoors. Here you can snuggle up on the sofas in front of the television, or sit together at the dining table to enjoy a home-cooked meal along with a celebratory glass of fizz for your special occasion. Although modest, the kitchen area holds all the essentials you could need for your trip tucked away beneath its wooden units; bring a book from home and settle down on the window seat as your breakfast simmers on the hob and your loved one enjoys a rejuvenating shower in the ground-floor bathroom. The bedroom can be found in the form of a chalet-style mezzanine, with wooden panel lined ceiling only adding to the character of the property, here you can kick back and relax in the double bed with doors opening out to the roof terrace. With stunning views all year round, be sure to sit out on this peaceful spot with your morning cup of coffee, overlooking the woodland and beyond – there's no better way to begin your day than breathing in the fresh country air with ample opportunities to spot the local wildlife. After you’ve benefited from the forestry and beach walks on your doorstep, you can continue exploring the local area by foot, with the beauty of Castle Point being within easy reach, making a great spot for a picnic. The highly popular Rockcliffe Beach is ¾ mile away, and is the perfect spot for soaking in the panoramic views which are widely appreciated by all, easily accessible by walking or cycling for everyone including dog-walkers. The Barn is perfect for red squirrel spotting, right from the kitchen window, various wildlife including deer can be observed from the roof-terrace around dusk and dawn, where you can also enjoy the countryside's dark skies which are perfect for stargazing and planet-watching. The property is also in the best location for forestry, offering beautiful scenic walking or cycling, past a loch, taking you out to Kippford, not to mention the 7Stanes mountain bike trail in the nearby Dalbeattie Forest. Head over to Dalbeattie where you will be greeted by all the amenities you could need positioned along the Barr Burn, with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities including mountain biking and golfing. Venture over to the Galloway Forest Park for scenery and adventure like no other, or simply soak in your scenery from the beauty of your abode. The Barn is a remarkable base for your scenic escape to Scotland, and you’ll be sure to return again.

Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with FreeSat. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking; car port has space for 2 cars. First-floor roof terrace with furniture, accessed by bedroom. Travel cot and highchair available. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Rockcliffe Beach ¾ mile. Shop 1 mile, pub 0.9 miles

One double mezzanine bedroom. Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Chair bed

Dalbeattie can be found in the south west of Scotland, sitting within a wooded valley on the fringes of the River Urr, making it an extremely scenic town to explore. Known for its granite quarry, the town now offers a plethora of outdoor activities including the well-known 7stanes mountain biking complex, alongside offering a good selection of eateries and shops. Offering exceptional views and being within reach of the excitement of Dumfries, Dalbeattie is an exceptional base from which to explore Scotland.


Beach Nearby
Parking Available
Countryside Views
Garden / Patio
Walking / Hiking Nearby
Golf Nearby
Cycling Nearby
Bird Watching Nearby
Fishing Nearby
Pub / Restaurant Nearby
High Chair
Outdoor Furniture


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