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Rose Cottage

Southern Scotland
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
5 Guests
2 Dogs

Located in a shady woodland garden of mature trees within the grounds of the owner’s own house Rose Cottage offers cosy, yet spacious accommodation offering a comfortable base for a superb holiday in Southern Scotland and is sure to appeal to families, mountain bikers, walkers and all who are looking for a quiet and peaceful location from which to explore all that Scotland has to offer.

The local area provides a wealth of opportunities for exploring including two good pubs in the nearby popular sailing village of Kippford and slightly further away you will find a wider selection of amenities in Castle Douglas and Dumfries. Wildlife abounds throughout the area and well worth a visit is the RSPB Mersehead Reserve which has an interesting walk leading through the reserve along the sandy beach. The Solway Coast of course is superb for walking with rocky headlands and deserted coves to explore. Further inland the Forestry Commission woodlands provide excellent mountain biking opportunities with the 7Stanes Mountain Bike Trails, the Dalbeattie Woods are literally minutes from the door. The woodlands are also excellent for walking and exploring if looking for slightly less strenuous exercise.

The history and culture of Scotland is well represented with local sites including Sweetheart Abbey at New Abbey together with one of the oldest Corn Mills, both sites are managed by Historic Scotland. Other sites worthy of note include Threave Gardens (National Trust for Scotland) and Threave Castle both at Castle Douglas.

Whether you are looking for history and culture or outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, cycling, walking, fishing, golf (the Championship Links Course at Southerness is only fifteen minutes' drive away) or woodland walks you are truly spoilt for choice whilst the cottage provides a comfortable, home from home for enjoying a leisurely time in the evenings when not out exploring the local area.

Rose Cottage accepts bookings with an any day arrival and short breaks accepted through out the year.
Damage Deposit £150

Accommodation for 5 over 2 floors; Ground Floor: Entrance into hallway leading to Sitting room with wood burning stove (initial supply of fuel provided) and French doors to garden area; Kitchen with Dining area; Family Bathroom with Bath, separate Shower Cubicle, Wash Basin and Toilet; Utility room; staircase leading to
First Floor: With Double Bedroom; Cloakroom with Toilet and Wash Basin; Twin Bedroom; Childs room entered through a narrow, low doorway with a single bed (only suitable for those under 10 years of age.)

Services: Oil central heating & electricity included * Bed linen and towels provided * LPG gas hob * Electric oven * Fridge/Freezer * Dishwasher * Microwave * Washing Machine* Highchair * Travel Cot * TV * Wood Burning Stove with initial supply of fuel provided * Unenclosed garden * Picnic Bench * Gravel driveway with parking for 2 cars* Secure storage for bikes and golf clubs * Maximum of 2 well behaved dogs welcome, must be kept on leads when in the garden and under strict control.

NOTE: Maximum occupancy is 4 adults or 2 adults & 3 children (one of which must be under 10 years)

Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 2
  • Open Fire/Stove - Initial Supply of fuel provided
  • Garden - Not enclosed
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms
  • Showers
  • Double Beds
  • Twin Bedrooms
  • Single Beds
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • TV
  • Heating Cost Incl
  • Open Fire/Stove Cost Incl - Initial supply of fuel provided

External Features

  • Garden Furniture - Picnic Bench
  • Parking - 2 cars

Local Experiences and Activities

  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Beach Walk
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Woodland walks
  • Wildlife trails
  • Hill walking
  • Sailing/water sports

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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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