In a woodland setting this comfortable courtyard holiday apartment, within Dunragit house, was originally the kitchen area of the mansion. The apartment still boasts a huge open chimney, which now welcomes guests with a wood burning stove. Enjoy woodland walks within the extensive grounds, nearby Glenwhan Gardens and Castle Kennedy. Rugged coastline and secluded sandy beaches lie 2 miles away. Fishing, boat trips, walking, horse riding and golf close by. Stranraer, 5 miles, and port for day trips to Ireland. Shop and pub 21/2 miles away.
All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed and wooden floor/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel inc). Economy 7 CH, oil filled heaters, elec and bed linen inc. T/cot. H/chair. Satellite TV. Video. CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. Tel-incoming calls only. Shared garden area with patio. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: There is a steep drop in the garden.
Customer Reviews of Butlers Gait,Stranraer, sleeps 4
1st comment: We love this place. It’s quirky and off the beaten track. You hear people around you but no one bother’s you at all. We sat by the wood burner on a wind-lashed rain-soaked day watching The Killing back to back! A real break for us. Oct 2011.
2nd comment: 5 star accommodation, beautiful decor, beautiful surroundings. The first of many visits to this glorious place. March 2011.
3rd comment: Great location, really well set up and comfortable. Affordable! Oct 2010.
4th comment: It was great. A real sanctuary. Comfortable, quiet and well equipped. Oct 2010.
5th comment: More space than expected, beautifully decorated. Oct 2010.
6th comment: Stunning property beautifully decorated and just an amazing place to stay. July 2010.
7th comment: Beautiful accommodation, clean and tidy. The little extras like a pint of milk in the fridge, tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits sitting neatly on a tray for our arrival, a lovely welcome. July 2010.
8th comment: Lovely apartment, well furnished, in a very peaceful setting. Enjoyed the garden and woodland. Nice neighbors. Very dog friendly. June 2010.
9th comment: Nice to have notes on the historic aspects of the property. Beautifully furnished and easy to imagine as a home from home. Very dog friendly. May 2010.
10th comment: Very quiet location perfect to get away from it all and relax in comfort. Feb 2010.
11th Comment The property was more spacious than anticipated. Tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Oct 2009.
12th Comment Unusual accommodation, refurbished very well, quite unique, woodburning stoves are fabulous. Sept 2009.
13th Comment Outstandingly good. Fully lives up to the brand claim that I will find luxurious touches. June 2009.
14th Comment Uncluttered with old world feeling decor and furnishing. After a long day out it felt like returning to a relaxing oasis. Thoroughly recommend it for anyone wishing to visit this area. Good central location, quiet and a pleasure to stay in. July 2009.
15th Comment A characterful ground floor flat with large rooms and good decor set in lovely grounds with good access to the West of Dumfries and Galloway. June 2009.
16th Comment This apartment catered for all individuals. Furnishings were of a high standard. Oct 2008.
17th Comment A great holiday to get away from everything and enjoy walking in the forest or a trip to the beach. The facilities in the accommodation were brilliant. Sept 2008.
18th Comment Butlers Gait was very well presented and had a high standard of furniture and fittings. Was dog friendly and in a lovely corner of Scotland with beautiful scenery that most people pass through. Aug 2008.
19th Comment Excellent setting, wonderful atmosphere. Oct 2008.
20th Comment The accommodation was very comfortable and very well equipped and we thought the location was excellent. Aug 2007.