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We are a small, dedicated team who pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers and owners. We have worked hard to achieve Feefo Platinum standard for delivering exceptional customer and we will continue to try and adhere to this even during the current crisis. We are trying to be socially responsible & morally fair in discussions with our holiday-makers and cottage owners alike.

We will be contacting all our holiday-makers who are not able to take up their holiday due to the COVID19 restrictions to issue a voucher which will allow them to re-book an alternative date. This is being undertaken on a week by week basis rolling forward.  If you have a booking and have not been contacted yet then please be patient, please don’t contact us unless it is more than 7 days after your booked arrival date.

With thousands of bookings across 270 properties and their respective owners to liaise with, it’s a huge jigsaw for us to complete, particularly when we can’t be in the office due to the current restrictions. This does mean that we are not able to respond in our usual quick & efficient way.

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Albion House

Location:
Castle Douglas
,
Southern Scotland
 
7 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms
14 Guests
3 Dogs

Recently added to our portfolio:

Holiday in style at this carefully renovated and modernised historic mansion house which is superbly suited for family holidays or occasions be it wedding parties or to celebrate a special birthday. The renovation and modernisation has retained all the original character and is now luxuriously finished to ensure an enjoyable holiday whether for a short break or longer and is a superb base for a family holiday and ideal touring location.

Castle Douglas is an attractive and busy Market Town with an excellent range of shops to suit all tastes; in particular it has many restaurants, Deli's and Cafes resulting in it being hailed as a culinary centre of excellence in Southern Scotland. The town nestles within the picturesque and peaceful Galloway countryside and the local area is recognised as being of outstanding natural beauty.

The local Hills are popular with walkers and cyclists with varied routes suitable for all abilities. The Southern Upland Way long distance walk is near by running from Portpatrick in the west through to Cockburnspath, whilst the total length extends to 212 miles for committed walkers it is possible to select day walks based on a part of the route.

There are nature reserves close including Rough Island at Kippford which is accessed by a tidal causeway and Castramont Wood which is superb for Bluebells in the spring. Outdoor activities include water sports on the Solway Firth and inland at Loch Ken, horse riding, quad biking and golf are all available locally, as is the popular 7 Stanes Trails offering world class mountain biking. Rod hire is available in the town and fishing is available on Carlingwark Loch on the southern edge of the town.

The historic cities of Edinburgh and Carlisle, along with cosmopolitan Glasgow, are all within easy reach for enjoyable day trips. The castles and abbeys in the Scottish Borders are also easily accessible, as is the whole of Dumfries and Galloway with its dramatic coastline, unspoilt villages and local produce.

Post code: DG7 1LD

Albion House is let Friday - Friday or Monday - Monday. Short breaks are accepted throughout the year for either 3 nights Friday - Monday, or 4 nights Monday - Friday.

Damage Deposit £200

Accommodation for 14 on three floors: Ground Floor: Kitchen with breakfast area and french door to patio; Lounge with gas stove; Sitting room with wood stove; Dining room; Playroom; Bathroom; Utility room.
First Floor: 1 Double with ensuite shower, basin and WC; 1 twin with ensuite shower, basin and WC, toilet; 1 double and 1 Twin bedroom; Family bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC.
Second floor: King size bedroom; 1 Double and 1 Twin bedroom; Family bathroom with bath, basin and WC; Additional bathroom with shower, basin and WC

Services: Gas Central Heating and Electricity included * Bed linen & Towels provided * Washing Machine * Fridge * Freezer * Electric Cooker & Microwave * Dishwasher * Wood burner with initial logs supplied*.Colour Television * DVD Players * Netflix * IPod Dock * CD Player * Cot * Highchair * Hairdryers * Private parking for up to 6 cars * Private Garden with furniture * BBQ * Bicycle Storage * Wifi * Up to 3 Dogs welcome * No Smoking

EXTRAS: £20 per dog per week

 

Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 3
  • Open Fire/Stove
  • Internet
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - Actually 6 bathrooms
  • Showers - 5
  • Double Beds - 4
  • Twin Bedrooms - 3
  • Single Beds - 8
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV
  • Dvd Player
  • CD Player
  • Heating Cost Incl
  • Open Fire/Stove Cost Incl

External Features

  • Garden Enclosed
  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking
  • Bbq - Charcoal
  • Walk To Pub
  • Walk To Shops

Local Experiences and Activities

  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Woodland walks
  • Wildlife trails
  • Hill walking
 
 

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Damage Deposit for care of property

All holiday-makers booking a holiday are required to pay either a Damage Deposit, £150 or as noted in the property listing details, or Damage Deposit waiver of £18, whichever is selected is required to be paid with the balance payment of the holiday. Where selected the Damage Deposit will be held by Discover Scotland to be applied against the reasonable costs of repairs, replacement or additional cleaning of furnishings, kitchen equipment, crockery, glass, bedding and towels damaged or soiled other than by normal wear and tear during the holiday. The Damage Deposit, less any reasonable charges, will be returned within 14 days of the departure date. Where any costs exceed the Damage Deposit the holiday-maker will pay such excess as notified to them by Discover Scotland within 14 days of notification. Where the holiday-maker has agreed to pay the Damage Deposit Waiver the Damage Deposit is not payable. This amount is non-refundable. If the cost of any damage or breakages exceeds the applicable Damage Deposit value for the property, then the holiday-maker will be liable for any additional costs. Any such excess will be notified to them by Discover Scotland and due for payment within 14 days of notification.

All bookings require either a refundable Damage Deposit £150 or as per the property details or £18 non refundable Damage Deposit Waiver.
 
 
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