Situated in a peaceful location, this farmhouse and former smiddy and byre holiday bungalows boast stunning views over open countryside. A hugely popular area with walkers and cyclists of all abilities with the Dalbeattie 7 Stanes Cycling Trail close by. There are many quaint villages to explore including the coastal villages of the Isle of Whithorn, Port William, known as the ‘Machars of Galloway’ and presented with the ‘Pride of Galloway’ award and the popular village of Portpatrick with stunning views over the North Channel to the Irish Coast. Take a day trip to Ireland from Stranraer. There are many sandy beaches and forest trails to explore throughout the area and also many lovely gardens nearby for those seeking a slower pace of recreation. The surrounding area offers a tremendous range of activities for the visitor with many beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coves to explore along the Solway Coast. Golf, sailing, horse riding, cycling, walking and fishing are all available, and there are tennis courts and swimming pools in nearby Kirkcudbright. Dumfries with shops, restaurants, museums and theatre lies 10 miles away, while Castle Douglas, Scotland’s Food Town, is 8 miles. Shops, pub and restaurant 3 miles.
All on ground floor: Living room with French doors and beams/kitchen with tiled floor. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.
Gas CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. DVD. CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. F/freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Fenced stream in grounds. Easy walking access.
Customer Reviews of The Nook, nr Castle Douglas - Sleeps 2
1st comment: Lovely comfortable and compact cottage with great access to garden via french doors great for the dogs lovely quiet location. Feb 2012.
2nd comment: A lovely, quiet cottage - very well equipped, & with everything you’d need for a self-catering home. Friendly, welcoming hosts & a great base for touring the area. Lots of lovely walks & drives both countryside & coast. Majority of roads quiet with minimal traffic away form main A roads, and would definitely recommend the area & the cottage willingly. Oct 2011.
3rd comment: Lovely location. Owner great and we were made most welcome, plus bread, milk, butter, ham, cheese and tea bags left for us by the owners. Booked to revisit again. Oct 2010.
4th comment: Nice and airy, lots of light. Accommodation was spacious. Had everything we needed. Oct 2010.
5th comment: Quiet location. Well presented bungalow with large rear lawned garden. Sept 2010.