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Teapot Cottage

Newton Stewart
Southern Scotland
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
1 Dogs

Teapot Cottage is a spacious, detached, single-story property with commanding views across open countryside. The double aspect windows in the living room are a sun trap from which to enjoy the surrounding scenery. Situated just 3 miles from Creetown home of the well-known Gem Rock Museum and cafe, where you can view its collection of rare and beautiful crystals from around the world. This small rural town also boasts a general store and butcher’s shop. Slightly further afield is Gatehouse of Fleet, which offers several opportunities for eating out. The cottage is ideal for multi generation family holidays, yet cosy if just a couple.

An ideal destination for those who enjoy the great outdoors as 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.

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.

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.

Teapot Cottage accepts bookings with arrival on a Friday or a Monday, with short breaks welcome outside of school holiday periods
Damage Deposit £150
STL Licence: DG00641F


Accommodation for 6 all on one level: Level access over either a gravel and paved surface to the rear door with one step up (with grab rails), or tarmac to front door, with 2 steps up (with grab rails); Utility Room with a separate Toilet and wash basin; Fully fitted kitchen with Oil fired Rayburn; Spacious Living/Dining room with wood burning stove (initial supply of fuel provided); Hallway leading to King size bedroom; Twin bedroom; Family bathroom with bath, accessible shower/wet room area, toilet and wash basin; Further King size bedroom accessed from the Kitchen.
Outside: Large Garden area to rear and side comprising of grassed area to side and gravel/slabs to rear; Summer House with seating and canopy over patio area with garden table and chairs; Ample off-road parking; Secure storage for bicycles, golf clubs etc

Services: Oil central heating and Electricity included * Bed linen and towels provided * Oil fired Rayburn * LPG oven and hob * Dishwasher * Fridge/Freezer * Microwave * Washing Machine * Wood burning stove with initial supply of fuel provided * 55” Smart TV * Wifi * Hair Dryer * Iron & Ironing Board * Garden (which is not fully enclosed) with patio area * Secure storage for bicycles, golf clubs etc * 1 dog welcome (must be kept under control due to stock in surrounding fields) * Off road parking for 3 cars
EXTRAS: £25 per dog/week or part week
NOTE: Asda, Tesco and Morrisons all deliver to the cottage

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Pets Allowed
Open Fire/Stove
Bicycle Storage
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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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