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Hensol Lodge

Castle Douglas
Southern Scotland
2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
4 Guests
No Dogs
Built circa. 1822 and retaining all its old features and character, this spacious and charming Listed Grade B cottage forms the gate lodge to Hensol Estate in a truly charming and peaceful location.The pretty south facing cottage opens into an attractive hallway which leads to the dining room and sitting room with a curved staircase to first floor. Both the dining and the sitting rooms have attractive outlooks on to the front lawn and policy woodlands of the Estate. At the rear of the cottage the large kitchen and breakfast room looks onto a pretty rear garden which is private and includes a paved patio making an ideal place to sit on quiet summer evenings enjoying the sunshine and local wildlife which includes Red Squirrels, Deer and even the chance to see a Red Kite. On the estate we have two RSPB Bird Hides open to the public.
Water sports are available on the Estate with free wild swimming and fishing, in addition the owners are able to provide kayaking/paddle boarding with an extra fee and can provide you with kayaks, paddle boards and qualified instructors if required.”

Within easy reach of the Solway coast with its beaches and fine headlands. Free coarse fishing on River Dee and on Woodhall Loch. Fishing also available, by permit, on Loch Ken where water sports and other activities are available at the Galloway Activity Centre, including Boat, Canoe & Windsurfer instruction and hire and other activities with Water Ski instruction available at Loch Ken Water Ski School.
The local towns of Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright are close by and the area boasts numerous sites of Historic or other interest such as Threave Castle together with National Trust for Scotland property at Threave and Broughton House & Garden in Kirkcudbright. Other sites of interest can be found at Cairn Holy standing stones, Cardoness, Carsluith Castles and Dumfries House within easy driving distance.

Post Code: DG7 2NE
Hensol Lodge is let weekly Friday - Friday, sorry we are unable to accept short breaks
Damage Deposit £150

Accommodation for 4: Ground Floor: Sitting room; Dining room; Kitchen/Breakfast room; Utility room; Shower room. First Floor: Bathroom with over bath shower, wash basin & WC; 2 Double Bedrooms.
Services: Central heating and Electricity included * Stove with fuel provided * Bed linen is provided but please bring your own towels * Washing Machine * Drier * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer * Electric Hob & oven together with oil Rayburn * Microwave * Mobile reception * Colour TV * DVD player * CD Player * Cot * Parking * Garden which is not enclosed * Garden furniture * Barbecue * Patio * Bicycle storage * NO PETS
Additional accommodation is available nearby on the Estate at Riverside and sleeps 4.
Extra Fee for kayaks, paddle boards and qualified instructors to arrange with owner direct

Key Features

  • Open Fire/Stove
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 2
  • Showers - 2
  • Double Beds - 2
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV
  • Dvd Player
  • CD Player
  • Heating Cost Incl
  • Open Fire/Stove Cost Incl

External Features

  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking
  • Bbq

Local Experiences and Activities

  • Golf
  • Fishing

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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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