A delightful traditional cottage set in an elevated position looking out over open countryside towards Caerlaverock Wetland & Wildlife Trust Reserve making a superb base for family holidays and wildlife watchers alike. The cottage has spacious living accommodation and a superb kitchen and dining area leading out to a patio with panoramic views over the adjoining area.The cottage makes an ideal base for exploring South West Scotland either by car, bike or on foot.
The Caerlaverock Wetland & Wildlife nature Reserve is only half a mile and is home to tens of thousands of geese in the winter months. There are pleasant walks from the Reserve to Caerlaverock Castle which has many events organised by Historic Scotland through the summer months, including enactments of battles and sieges which this principal castle of Dumfriesshire saw in its heyday in the 13th century. Excellent walks and biking routes are available in the Forestry Commission woodlands including the 7Stanes Routes the closest of which are at Mabie Forest and Ae Forest these routes provide trails for all abilities.
Outdoor pursuits for all are freely available including of course numerous golf courses so if you wish you can play a different course every day and for a challenge there is the championship Southerness Links Course. All types of fishing are available including taster sessions at activity centres such as Alderneuk, near Dumfries.
POSTCODE: DG1 4RR
Damage Deposit £150
Bankswood is let weekly Friday - Friday or Monday - Monday. Short breaks are accepted for either 3 nights Friday - Monday, or 4 nights Monday - Friday outside school holiday periods, during school holidays, short breaks are accepted on the same basis if booked within 28 days of arrival
Accommodation for 6 over 1 floor: Lounge with wood burning stove; Dining Room (with French doors to patio); Kitchen; 2 Double Bedrooms; Twin Bedroom; Bathroom; Utility/Shower room with walk in shower & WC
Services: Eco Electric Heating & Electricity included * Bed linen & towels are provided * Washing Machine * Tumble Dryer * Dishwasher * Fridge & Freezer * Electric Oven & Hob * Microwave * initial supply of fuel for wood burning stove * Wifi * TV with DVD Player * CD Player * Cot & Highchair * Parking * Bicycle Storage * Enclosed Garden with Patio & Furniture * Pets welcome.
EXTRAS: £20 per dog/week.
SAVE 10% ON A CHEEKY WINTER BREAK
Applies to all available dates until end of March (excluding 11th - 24th February) 3 nights NOW from £318 (was £353), 7 nights NOW from £453 (were £503)