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The Nook

Location:
Castle Douglas
,
Southern Scotland
 
1 Bedroom
1 Bathroom
2 Guests
2 Dogs
One of a pair of traditional single storey farm cottages, graded 4 stars by Visit Scotland. Located a few minutes’ drive from the villages of New Galloway and St John’s Town of Dalry.

The perfect base for peace and tranquillity The Nook is traditional, semi-detached single storey farm cottage, offering excellent accommodation. Located on Bartaggart Farm, and situated in the upland area of the Glenkens of Galloway with open views across farm and moor land, yet within easy access of the Solway and Ayrshire coasts.

The cottage is an ideal base for the outdoor enthusiast. There is easy access on to the Southern Upland Way, offering superb walking. The Galloway Forest Park is nearby with opportunities for mountain biking, walking and star gazing as it is a nominated Dark Sky Park due to the low levels of light pollution. Loch Ken is almost on the doorstep and is a renowned course fishery, and home to Galloway Activity Centre which offers arrange of water and land-based activities all year round. The whole area is a wild life watchers paradise with the RSPB Ken-Dee Marshes nature reserve and Red Kite Feeding Station both within a short drive. For those looking for more cultural activities then a visit to nearby Kirkcudbright, a small historic town on the banks of the River Dee which formed the home of "The Glasgow Boys and Girls" artists groups resulting in the town being recognised as Scotland's Artists' Town. These connections mean that it has been a mecca for artists over the years and there are a number of exciting galleries and regular major art exhibitions in the Kirkcudbright Galleries, it is also home to NTS Broughton House and the recently opened Dark Sky Planetarium. Culzean Castle on the Ayrshire coast is also worth a visit.

Bartaggart Farm has indoor equestrian facilities and holidaymakers are welcome to bring their horses with them as stabling can be provided.

Damage Deposit £150
Let Weekly Saturday to Saturday, short breaks are welcome


Accommodation for 2 on one level: Ramp access to front door; Kitchen Diner; Living room; Double bedroom; Shower room with walk in shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.
Services: Oil central heating * Bed linen and towels provided * Washing machine * Fridge/Freezer * Electric oven & hob * Microwave * TV with DVD player * Maximum 2 well behaved dogs with own bedding welcome * Enclosed Garden to the rear with outdoor seating area * Ample car parking.
EXTRAS: £20 per dog per week
 

Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 2
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 1
  • Showers - 1
  • Double Beds - 1
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Sofa Beds - 1
  • High Chair
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • TV
  • Dvd Player
  • CD Player
  • Heating Cost Incl

External Features

  • Garden Enclosed
  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking

Local Experiences and Activities

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

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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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