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The Mill

Location:
Castle Douglas
,
Southern Scotland
 
2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
7 Guests
No Dogs

The ancient former Lochpatrick Mill is assured to give you a unique and memorable holiday with the conversion having been completed with great care to preserve the Mill's unique character. It is well-equipped, very spacious but cosy, book-lined and comfortably furnished with full central heating and two wood stoves. The house makes an ideal holiday base either for exploring the rich history and hills of the surrounding area or for quiet relaxation in the peaceful gardens. While in a very private and secluded location it is only ten minutes' drive from the bustling market town of Castle Douglas and within easy reach of the wonderful Solway Coast with quiet secluded beaches and awe inspiring cliff walks.
Surrounding the house are large attractive, well-maintained gardens which can be enjoyed from one of the two burnside patios. The gardens are shared with The Miller's House and include a small bowling green and tennis court, both available for use by holidaymakers. In addition, there is free, rough perch and pike fishing for house guests on two small lochs a pleasant five and ten minute walk away respectively. The house stands in its own spacious grounds with tennis court and bowls lawn.
Served by a quiet country road, ideal for walking or cycling, the house is only a few minutes' drive from the A75 Stranraer to Carlisle trunk road. The villages of Springholm and Crocketford, both with pubs serving meals and a village shop, are within a five minute drive. Castle Douglas, the Food Town, provides excellent shopping, with a number of hotels, pubs and restaurants. The Solway coast, with its wonderful scenery and extensive sandy beaches, is within a half hour's drive and there are a number of excellent, and in some cases testing, golf courses all within easy access, including the championship links course at Southerness.

Post Code: DG7 3HT
Damage Deposit £150
Short breaks welcome out with the peak periods between of end of May until end of August and the Festive period - minimum of a 4 night stay accepted

Accommodation for 7 on two floors: When combined with the Miller’s House that stands in the same grounds, a party of up to 13 can be accommodated. Ground Floor: Spacious reception hall; Light and airy Kitchen/Dining room/Sitting room and patio door to outside; Shower room with toilet; Utility room. First Floor: Sitting room with wood burning stove; stair to book gallery with single sofa bed over looking the main sitting room; Double sofa bed in the Mill Library; Master bedroom with King size bed and wood burning stove with French door to outside; Dressing room/office; Bathroom with over bath shower. In the annexe (which is in a separate building) there is one double bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

Services: Central heating & Electricity included * Bed linen and towels provided * Wood-burning stove in the Sitting room & master bedroom * Starter pack of wood provided * Washing machine * Drier * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer * Electric cooker and microwave * Wifi * TV with DVD player * CD Player * Cot and High chair available on request * Ample parking * Large garden (which is not enclosed and with an unprotected stream running through it shared with The Miller's House) * Garden furniture, small bowling green and separate tennis court * Sorry no pets permitted * No Smoking

 

Key Features

  • Open Fire/Stove
  • Internet
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 2
  • Showers - 2
  • King Size Bed
  • Double Beds - located in separate Annex
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Sofa Beds - Double in Library & a single in Book Gallery
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • 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 - but not pet proof and shared with the Miller's House
  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking

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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