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Keepers Cottage

Location:
Dumfries
,
Southern Scotland
 
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
6 Guests
2 Dogs

A charming traditional country cottage set on the edge of Caerlaverock Nature Reserve which is home to tens of thousands of geese over winter. The area is a designated National Scenic Area and is a superb location from which to enjoy the wonderful countryside and local Scottish history.

The cottage has its own private enclosed garden and has been modernised to provide luxury accommodation with views over the open countryside towards the Solway Firth and Lake District. The cottage has a spacious open plan kitchen/dining room together with adjoining sitting room including a wood burning stove. The sitting room has a French door to the south facing garden which is a sun trap.

Located just a short walk away from the Wetlands Wildlife Trust Visitors Centre and Tearoom based at the Caerlaverock Nature Reserve. There are many sites of interest locally, including Caerlaverock Castle which is just over a half mile walk from the cottage. Other sites such as Sweetheart Abbey at New Abbey are all within easy driving distance, as is Edinburgh with all its cultural sites including of course the Scottish Parliament and Edinburgh Castle.

The local area provides plentiful opportunities for viewing wildlife both at Caerlaverock and not so very far away at Mabie and within other Forestry Commission Woodlands. The Commission woodlands also have an extensive network of mountain bike trails known as the 7Stanes providing trails for all abilities. The local roads are quiet and make good routes for gentle cycling tours whilst walking is also well catered for throughout the area. Other outdoor pursuits such as golf, fishing and horse riding are available locally and further information can be provided on request.

Postcode: DG1 4RS
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
A £50 discount will be applied when 2 consecutive weeks are booked. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Damage Deposit £150

Accommodation for 6 on two floors: Ground floor: 1 Double bedroom; Kitchen/Dining room/Sitting room; Bathroom with over bath shower. First floor: 1 Double bedroom with ensuite shower room; 1 Twin bedroom.

Services: Electric Eco system heating * Electricity & heating included * Bed linen & towels provided * Washing machine * Drier * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer * Microwave * Television * DVD Player * Cot & Highchair * Enclosed garden * Patio * Secure bike storage * WIFI * Wood burning stove * Pets welcome.

Extras: £20 per dog per week

 

Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 2
  • Open Fire/Stove
  • Internet
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 2
  • Showers - 2
  • Double Beds - 2
  • Twin Bedrooms - 1
  • Single Beds - 2
  • 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

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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