The Old Blacksmiths - GATEHOUSE OF FLEET

Code: OL04ST

Holiday property description

The Old Blacksmiths has been a labour of love by the owners to convert and renovate it to the highest of standards providing excellent self-catering accommodation for six people.   Digby Street is a quiet side road off the main street in the charming and popular bustling town of Gatehouse of Fleet.

The accommodation provides a large spacious open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room furnished and finished to an excellent standard.   There is a seating area on the first floor landing which leads to master bedroom with ensuite shower room, and further double bedroom and bunk bedroom together with spacious family bathroom with Jack and Jill wash basins.   The accommodation has been carefully modernised throughout to compliment the character of the property and you will find many pictures, books and objects from different parts of the world. In the local area you will find many exhibitions, festivals and performances throughout the year.  

Gatehouse of Fleet has excellent facilities including a good range of pubs and hotels, mini markets and Heritage Sites such as the Mill on the Fleet and Cardoness Castle.   There is direct access to attractive river and woodland walks from the town whilst those looking for more strenuous activities have easy access to hill walking and mountain biking in the Galloway Forest Park on the Forestry Commission 7Stanes Biking Routes. The local area also has many exhibitions, festivals and performances throughout the year.  

Gatehouse of Fleet is ideally situated for exploring South West Scotland and had easy access to Solway Coast with its sandy beaches and cliff walks.   Throughout the area there are numerous golf courses, opportunities for fishing and other water sports. 


Short breaks are welcome throughout the year.

Security  Deposit £150

Guest Comments: 

"Wonderful accommodation" 

Stayed with friends (ladies long weekend away) lovely modern house/spotlessly clean and top class fittings in very good taste throughout-highly recommend - we all loved coming back after a day exploring the area- nice touch that milk/coffee/tea/eggs and fruit were left for us- very central to shops/pubs etc and in a very quiet location in a side street- very reasonable rental price considering how lovely and well-appointed this cottage is- Many Thanks- we would definitely return 

Accommodation: Ground floor; Open plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room. First floor;   Landing seating area;   master bedroom with ensuite shower room  (with walk-in shower);   double bedroom;   bunk bedroom and family bathroom.    

Services: Central Heating* Wood burning Stove with fuel provided * Bed Linen and Towels included * Washing Machine with integrated Drier * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer * Gas Cooker * Microwave * Mobile Phone reception * Colour TV * DVD Player * CD Player * Wifi * Travel Cot * On Street Parking * NO PETS * NO SMOKING * 

Further photos and details are available at        



How to find us

7 Digby Street
Dumfries & Galloway

The Old Blacksmiths - GATEHOUSE OF FLEET

Code: OL04ST

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External Features

Sea View

Water view

Walk to Pub

Walk to Shops

Mountain View

Beach walk




Bicycle Storage



Garden Furniture

Garden Enclosed



Wheelchair Access

Internal Features

Open fire


High Chair


CD Player

DVD Player

Colour TV

Mobile Reception






Wash Machine

Bed Linen Cost Incl

Heating Cost Incl

Sofa Beds 0

Single Beds 2

Double Beds 2

Showers 2

Bathrooms 2

Tumble Dryer

Sky TV





The Old Blacksmiths Reviews

5 star review

it is a perfect holiday home.
The owners like to keep the house in tip top condition and will be very pleased to hear that you liked it so much, hope you can visit again in the future.
2 months ago
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5 star review

Absolutely fantastic property. Family all relaxed and were happy to return on an evening. The books were also an interesting distraction.
2 months ago
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5 star review

Gorgeous house, very warm and cosy. Love the master bedroom, the bathrooms, the tiles and the views.
The owners will love to hear how much you liked thier house, thanks for taking the time to leave a review

Miss Martindale
5 months ago
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