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The Byre

St John's Town of Dalry
Southern Scotland
2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
4 Guests
2 Dogs
Luxury contemporary holiday cottage which has been formed from a 1700's Galloway cow shed. The Byre makes a super holiday base in a quiet location on the edge of the historic town of St John’s Town of Dalry with easy access to local facilities and the many varied out door pursuits available in the area including water sports on Loch Ken, The Galloway Forest Park for Star Gazing/Mountain biking/Walking, The Southern Upland Way long distance path is on the doorstep not to mention all the historical attractions including Robert Burns Trail and Dumfries House which has been restored with support from Prince Charles.
The Byre is adjacent to the owner’s house, Grayrigg and is a convenient 2 minute walk to the local pub "The Clachan" which serves great local food. The town also has a local shop, hairdresser and a garage. The shared garden is beautifully laid out with flower borders, lawns and shrubs giving colour all year round, it provides plenty seating space to enjoy the colours and scents, while superb views can be taken in from the Rose Bench to the front of the main house. A large Orchard garden is also available for exercising pets.
Short breaks are welcome but full weeks give time to enjoy all that the area offers with the great variety of Historical and Cultural sites, wildlife watching opportunities including the Red Kite Trail and not to mention the beaches of the Solway coast are within easy reach, as are those on the Ayrshire coast. Come to the Byre and you will be spoilt for choice for holiday activities.

Post Code: DG7 3
Damage Deposit £150
Short breaks are welcome throughout the year

Accommodation for 4 on one floor: Hall; Sitting room with area and patio doors to shared garden; Kitchen; King size bedroom; Twin bedroom with electric Tempur beds; Shower room with accessible shower cubicle.
Services: Oil central heating * Bed linen and towels provided * Electric cooker * Microwave * Fridge/freezer * Washing machine * Tumble Drier * Dishwasher * TV * Enclosed garden shared with owner * Orchard garden available for dog exercising * Covered Veranda * Garden furniture * Parking for 2 cars * 2 Dogs welcome, must be on lead in shared garden, may be off lead in the Orchard garden * NO SMOKING * Sorry no children under 10 years allowed
Extras: £20 per dog per week.

NOTE: There is no wifi in the cottage, but there is good 4G coverage.

Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 2
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Showers
  • Double Beds
  • Twin Bedrooms
  • Single Beds
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV
  • Heating Cost Incl

External Features

  • Garden Enclosed
  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking
  • Walk To Pub
  • Walk To Shops

Local Experiences and Activities

  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Woodland walks
  • Wildlife trails
  • Hill walking
  • Mountain View
  • 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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