Situated in a quiet cul de sac in the peaceful town of Creetown, Kinnen Cottage offers comfortable and cosy accommodation which has been finished to a high standard. The suntrap garden is the perfect place to relax after a day of adventuring to discover the many delights of this wonderful coastline and contrasting landscapes of natural beauty.
This small rural town is home to Creetown Gem Rock Museum and cafe, where you can view its collection of rare and beautiful crystals from around the world.
South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and for the diversity of the outdoor and recreational pursuits. The area is renowned for golf, birdwatching, fishing, walking and the many beautiful gardens of South West Scotland. Logan Botanic Gardens, Castle Kennedy and Threave Gardens are all within easy reach as well as many smaller gardens and nurseries.
An ideal destination for active families, the local area is a natural playground. A short drive or a cycle ride along National Cycle Route 7 takes you to Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve, one of the wildest areas within South West Scotland and a site of Special Scientific Interest within the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere. The area boasts a wide range of wildlife habitats with peregrine falcon, hen harriers and red deer often seen and is a wildlife enthusiasts paradise. Not for the feint hearted is the Graham from which the reserve takes its name – Cairnsmore of Fleet, rising 711m in elevation, from the top are the most spectacular views which on a clear day can include the Isle of Man and Ailsa Craig off the Ayrshire coast.
Nearby Newton Stewart offers all the usual facilities of a small rural town including numerous places for eating out, a cinema, swimming pool at the Merrick Leisure Centre and major supermarkets. The town is heralded as the ‘gateway’ to Galloway Forest Park, the first designated Dark Sky Park in Britain covering over 300 square miles and offers unsurpassed opportunities for walking and cycling with one of the 7 Stanes sections located at Kirroughtree. Wildlife watching opportunities abound and of course amazing star gazing! Loch Ken Activity Centre, the Galloway Red Deer Range and Bellymack Hill Red Kite Feeding Station all lie within the Forest borders and each offer fantastic family activities.
Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town is only a 20-minute drive west from Creetown, and hosts regular events including the extremely popular Book Festival each Autumn. Also within a short drive are Bladnoch Whisky Distillery and Visitor Centre and Port Logan Fish Pond, a 200 year old sea fish larder near Port Logan home to wide variety of local marine life and has a fascinating history.
Dumfries and Galloway as a whole is renowned for its unspoilt beaches. Whether you travel east or west of Creetown, a day on the coast never fails to please, with some of the most popular destinations including Mossyard, Monreith and St Medans, Sandhead and Ardwell Bay.
POSTCODE: DG8 7JN
Kinnen Cottage is let weekly Saturday to Saturday with short breaks are accepted between end of October until Easter, excluding the Festive Period
Damage Deposit £150
STL Licence: DG01132F
Accommodation for 4 over 2 floors: Ground Floor: One step up plus the threshold to Entrance door into hallway with stairs to first floor. Open plan living room with wood burning stove (fuel supplied) and smart TV, dining area with patio doors leading to garden and fully fitted Kitchen: Spacious family Bathroom with over bath shower, wash basin and WC; Twin Bedroom (with zip ‘n’ link beds which can make a Super King size bed on request); Understairs storage for coats and boots etc.
First Floor: Master bedroom with Super King size bed (which is a zip ‘n’ link and can become 2 singles on request), TV with Freeview and ensuite shower room.
Outside: Parking area for 1 car (additional free on street parking nearby); Enclosed sun trap Garden to rear with patio, brick-built BBQ and garden furniture; Pedestrian side entrance to garden and access to secure storage for bikes, golf clubs, kayaks, paddle boards etc; Outside tap.
Services: Electricity and logs included * Bed linen and towels provided * Gas oven and hob * Dishwasher * Fridge/Freezer * Wood Burning stove with fuel provided * Wifi * Two TV’s one being a Smart TV, the other with Freeview only * Full-size cot, high chair and stair gates available on request * Fully enclosed garden with garden furniture * brick built BBQ * Secure storage for bikes, golf clubs, paddle boards etc * Maximum of 2 dogs welcome * Off road parking for 1 car with additional free on street parking nearby
EXTRAS: £25 per dog/week or part week