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The Smiddy

Southern Scotland
2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
4 Guests
2 Dogs
Dogs stay free!

The Smiddy is a comfortable, detached, single storey cottage with easy access in the tranquil hamlet of Glasserton.
This is a beautiful area of Galloway called the Machars, the area is rich in wildlife and history. The cottage has gated access with a driveway providing off road parking for several cars.
The Smiddy has a large open living area with fully equipped kitchen and dishwasher, lounge with a log burner and dining area, the French doors open onto the patio, barbeque and seating area and spacious garden. The garden is secure and fenced in with stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
Bed linen and towels are provided for your use during your stay, there is storage for bikes with an anchor point for locks. There will be a welcome bottle of wine for your arrival, we also supply some complimentary tea, coffee and milk. Two well behaved dogs are welcome and a dog run is available in the garden for your use (bring your own bedding and bowls).
The Smiddy is ideally located for walking, fishing (coarse, game and sea fishing all readily available), cycling (close to the 7 Stanes off road bike trails) golf, bird watching, Astronomy (local area has been designated a Gold Award Dark Sky Park) coastal villages, archaeological and religious sites, local galleries, restaurants and much more.
This cottage, a former blacksmiths shop, has a "get away from it all" feel, the ideal place to recharge your batteries, but only a short drive from local shops at Whithorn, the Isle of Whithorn with its accessible harbour, cafe and excellent pub, “The Steampacket” (CAMRA Award winner) and numerous peaceful beaches in the area.
Post Code: DG8 8LY
Damage Deposit £150
The Smiddy is let weekly Saturday to Saturday. Short breaks may be possible please contact us with your requirements.

Accommodation: Living/Dining room; Kitchen; Double bedroom; Twin bedroom; Bathroom (with thermostatic shower over bath)
Services: Stove with solid fuel included * Bed linen and towels provided * Washing machine * Dishwasher * Fridge & Freezer * Electric cooker and microwave * Flat Screen T.V with DVD player * Parking * Patio * Enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ * Bike Storage* Two Dogs welcome free of charge (please note that they should not be left alone in the cottage or allowed on furniture) * NO SMOKING * Shops 2 miles * Eating out 4 miles *


Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 2
  • Open Fire/Stove
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 1
  • Showers - 1
  • Double Beds - 1
  • Twin Bedrooms - 1
  • Single Beds - 2
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • 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
  • Beach Walk
  • 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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