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Seabank Cottage

Southern Scotland
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom

Ideally located for a family seaside holiday

Overlooking the Urr Estuary to Rough Island and offering spacious and comfortable accommodation for 6, the cottage has recently been refurbished to the highest of standards. The attractive garden surrounds the cottage and owners house ensuring privacy whilst also giving direct easy access to the shore across the private road at the front of the house, with space for boat storage and shorefront picnics.

Rockcliffe is one of Scotland's most attractive stretches of coastline, and makes a wonderful base for a family holiday with a safe sandy beach and easy coastal walks. To the north, a network of paths take you through mixed woodlands and wildflower meadows to Kippford, a busy sailing and water sports centre, and also a popular destination for eating out with two good pubs. In the other direction, the path follows the shoreline to Castle Point and then along cliff tops towards Sandyhills. At low tide one can walk to Rough Island, a National Trust for Scotland bird sanctuary.

The area provides interest for all, including a wide variety of outdoor activities: walking to enjoy the great diversity of landscapes, flora and fauna; mountain biking for all abilities on the 7stanes trails in the peaceful Dalbeattie Woods and Mabie Forest; sailing and kayaking in the Urr estuary; and bird watching in the estuary, along the coast and at the nearby Mersehead RSBP reserve. There is horse riding at local stables, fishing of all sorts and golf at local 9 and 18 hole courses, including the easy to reach Championship links course at Southerness. The area provides interest for all be it outdoor activities like Horse riding at local stables, fishing of all sorts (too many special spots to name), golf at local 9 and 18 hole courses including the easy to reach Championship links course at Southerness. Walking and Mountain biking for all abilities can be enjoyed nearby in the peaceful and attractive Dalbeattie woods or Mabie Forest, other sections of the 7Stanes Trails in the Forestry Commission woods are within a 45 minute drive and the walk round Glentrool Loch in the Galloway Forest Park gives superb views and wonderful opportunities for seeing varied wildlife.

The rich tapestry of Scottish history can be explored at Sweetheart Abbey in the charming village of New Abbey or at the many castles in the area including the majestic Caerlaverock Castle on the east side of the river Nith in Dumfries or closer by at Threave Castle with a river for a moat that has to be crossed by boat! The regions connections to Rabbie Burns should not be forgotten with his farm at Ellisland just north of Dumfries and a museum in the town's Burns Street.


Let weekly Friday to Friday, sorry we are unable to accept short breaks.
Please note that the cottage is restricted to sleeping a maximum of 4 Adults
Damage Deposit £150


Accommodation for 6 on one floor, but with step to one bedroom: 1 King size bedroom; 2 twin bedrooms; open plan sitting room/dining/ kitchen; bathroom with over bath shower and cloakroom.
Services: Under floor heating in main rooms* Wood burning stove with initial supply of fuel provided * Bed linen & towels supplied * Washing machine * Dishwasher * Fridge with freezer box * Microwave * TV with DVD Player * CD Player * Wi-fi * Parking * Enclosed garden & Patio with furniture * Bicycle storage * No Pets allowed * No smoking*

Note: Maximum occupancy of 6 people including children & infants.
Please Note: Feather duvet and pillows in all bedrooms and cushion in living room.


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Open Fire/Stove
Bicycle Storage
Sea View
Pet Free
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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, 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 £20 non refundable Damage Deposit Waiver.

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