Wonderful peace and tranquillity can be found at Glenwharrie Cottage with it’s rural location among the fields leading to the summits on the Kirconnel hills including Kirkland Hill and Mount Stuart. The cottage dates fron the 16th Centuary and has been renovated and to provide an excellent standard of family holiday accommodation while retaining the character of the original traditional stone walled cottage.
Glenwharrie Cottage has a cosy sitting room with multi-fuel stove set in a stunning fireplace, all comfortably furnished to make it just the spot to unwind and put your feet up after a long day enjoying the walks that are available from the front door. The kitchen is well laid out, fully equipped including a range cooker and has plenty of space for relaxed family meals, there are patio doors to a decked area for open air dining as well. The two bedrooms are spacious with lots of storage with the double room providing a cast iron bed frame and the family room has a zip & link bed for flexibility which with the bunks makes it perfect for bringing young children.
There are superb views on three sides of the cottage and the decked seating area and rear garden, makes this a fantastic family space. surrounded by gardens and open countryside, this cottage is perfect for families to come and get away from the hustle and bustle. Children will love the gardens that come with this cottage, extensive lawns to the front and back of the property means they can run and play all day, with fencing to protect them from wandering off. The setting is made perfect by a babbling stream just beyond the garden gate and the fabulous wildlife on your doorstep.
Glenwharrie Cottage is located in Jacobite country, which can be explored with an easy stroll across the fields around the cottage bringing you to the ancient St. Conal's Kirk and Covenanter's graveyard. St. Conal's Kirk is one of the oldest church sites in southern Scotland.
Originally situated on a historic droving road, this cottage is immersed in the history of the area. It is on the Dalry to Sanquhar stage of the Southern Upland Way and on the old Roman road to Ayr, making it an ideal base for hikers, bikers and those who enjoy outdoor pursuits.
The property is within walking distance to Kirkconnel village, where you can find local shops, while other local villages including Wanlockhead, Thornhill and Sanquhar are all close by and worth visiting, with the Crawick multiverse, historic lead mine tours and a range of local shops and restaurants.
Drumlanrig Castle, is a short drive away with game fairs, music festivals and family events throughout the year, Dumfries House is also close by and makes a good day out exploring the house and garden.
The nearby River Nith also provides an attractive option for keen kayakers and fishermen.
Post Code: DG4 6NY
Damage Deposit £150
Short breaks welcome thrughout the year
Accommodation for 6 on one level: Ground floor: 1 Double bedroom; Family bedroom with 1 zip/link double (please let us know your preference when booking) and 1 children's bunk; Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin and WC; Kitchen and dining area with patio doors to outside deck and outdoor dining area; Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
Services: Electric heating * Spring water supply * Wood stove with first basket of logs provided * Bed linen & towels supplied * Washing machine * Drier * Dishwasher * Fridge/Freezer * Raeburn Cooker * Electric Oven and Hob * Microwave *TV for DVD/Bluray only * HI-FI/CD player * Wifi * Cot and High Chair * Ample parking * Garden which is enclosed * BBQ * Maximum 2 dogs * No Smoking * Shops and eating out 1.5 miles * Bicycle storage *
EXTRAS: £20 per dog/week
Mximum occupancy is 4 Adults and 2 Children
Burn adjoins garden
TV in sitting room is only suitable for playing DVDs or Blurays
Access by private stone track through fields
- Pets Allowed
- Open Fire/Stove
- Bicycle Storage
- Showers - 1
- Double Beds
- Twin Bedrooms
- Single Beds - Family room with bunk beds
- Bed Linen Cost Incl
- Towels Cost Incl
- High Chair
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- Dvd Player
- CD Player
- Heating Cost Incl
- Open Fire/Stove Cost Incl
- Garden Enclosed
- Garden Furniture
- Walk To Pub
- Walk To Shops
Local Experiences and Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Bird Watching
- Wildlife trails
- Hill walking
- Mountain View