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Somerville

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

A delightful, architect designed house with a magnificent elevated outlook across the surrounding countryside to the Solway Firth and, on a clear day, even the Lakeland hills beyond. Inside, the property is finished to a very high standard and offers luxuries such as 4 reception rooms, a TV in each bedroom and themed original oil paintings following the Glasgow Boys associated with the area. A large, attractive garden featuring mature trees and shrubs, patio and seating area and a 'wild' nature garden, regularly visited by small birds and red squirrels, surrounds the property.

Located approx. 1 mile from the village of Auchencairn, 7 miles from Dalbeattie and 10 miles from Kirkcudbright, the property offers a fantastic base from which to visit some of the most popular destinations in Dumfries and Galloway, whilst still enjoying a proximity to Galloway Forest and Dark Sky Park and the bustling market town of Dumfries itself. The village of Auchencairn has its own Post Office, shop and small tea room and offers seasonal local produce. Balcary Bay Hotel (2.5 miles) and The Selkirk Arms (located in Kirkcudbright) are both close to hand, offering a range of menus from bar, bistro and even fine dining.
The surrounding area is packed with activities such as hiking, cycling and sailing to keep even the most adventurous family going but is rural enough to satisfy anyone looking for solitude and to escape city life.

Postcode: DG7 1QN

Let weekly Friday to Friday, short breaks are welcome but during high & peak periods are only bookable 6 weeks prior to arrival
Damage Deposit £150

A 10% discount will be applied to bookings for 2 consecutive weeks or for parties of 2 or less (cannot be used in conjunction with each other)

Guest Comments
'Glass of prosecco in hand, sat outside in the sunshine, looking at the most beautiful view. Who could ask for more?! How lucky you are to have such a beautiful second home. Thank you for letting us share your home away from home, it has been the best ever short break for our anniversary. Same time next year please!' Mr and Mrs Holland-Brown

Accommodation for 6 across 2 floors: Ground floor: Hallway; spacious sitting room with wood burning stove (fuel is provided free of charge); dining room; conservatory; study; twin bedroom; bathroom with shower; kitchen; utility room.

First floor: 2 double bedrooms (both with en-suite shower rooms)

Services: Oil Central Heating * Wood burning stove * Electric hob & oven * Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer * Dishwasher * Fridge and Freezer * Sky TV which included Sky & BT Sport * DVD and CD player * BBQ * Wifi * Garden with Patio area * Parking * Bed linen and towels provided * Maximum of 2 pets welcome
Extras: Pets charged at £20/pet/week

 

Key Features

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

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 3
  • Showers - 3
  • Double Beds - 2
  • Twin Bedrooms - 1
  • Single Beds - 2
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • 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
  • 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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