Situated on a working farm and boasting stunning, panoramic views of the surrounding area, these three single-storey barn conversions have their own private hot tubs and enjoy a peaceful, secluded location with over 400 acres of natural countryside to explore from the door. Situated only a few hundred yards from the world class Dalbeattie 7 Stanes mountain trail, it is a popular location for mountain bikers of all levels.There are various walks available, from scenic coastal walks to marked forest trails. With sailing, swimming, riding, fishing, golf, boat trips and water sports close by there is sure to be something for everyone. Warmed by the Gulf Stream there are many beautiful gardens to visit, including Threave Gardens (NT), historical sites and castles to explore. The Solway coast has many extensive sandy beaches and rocky coves to explore, with many traditional fishing villages and harbour ports. Kirkcudbright, the artists’ town, has art galleries, antique shops, museums and shops while Castle Douglas, Scotland’s Food Town, is a traditional market town with many local foods available. Shops and pub 1½ miles.
- Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
- Cot and h/chair on request
- Freeview TV
- Freezer (in external out-building)
- 400 acres of natural unspoilt farmland shared with owners
- Parking (for 2 cars)
- Secure cycle store
- Hot tub
- No smoking
- Wheelchair access
- NB: Significant drops bordered by unfenced river in ground (½ mile)
Living room with wooden floor. Kitchen with wooden floor. Double bedroom with wooden floor and en-suite shower room with toilet and tiled floor. Single bedroom with additional pull-out single bed (for +1) and wooden floor. Bathroom with toilet and tiled floor.
- Lawned garden with furniture
- NB Slopes in garden
Customer Reviews of The Shetland Cottage, Dalbeattie - Sleeps 3-4
1st comment: was a perfect holiday owners were lovely people so friendly and helpful. Everything was there that you would need and the hot tub was great after a long day out walking can’t wait o return!!! Dec 2011.
2nd comment: Lovely setting, nice cottage, helpful owners, highly recommended. Oct 2011.
3rd comment: Nice and cosy. Few little things like more shelves in bathroom and toilet rolls holders But overall a nice place to stay. Very low windows. Sept 2011.
4th comment: Farm based accommodation with very friendly owners. Sept 2011.
5th comment: For 3 adults this accommodation was easy to keep clean and tidy. It would have been a little easier if there had been a few more plates and also suitable containers for using the microwave, as it was with only basically 3 of everything, it was not practical to use the dishwasher. Sept 2010.
6th comment: Lovely setting. Clean and well equipped. Sept 2010.
7th comment: Fantastic peaceful rural location, set in farmland with variety of livestock. Very friendly and welcoming owners. Welcome pack including tea/coffee and milk. Charming and tastefully decorated cottage, with amazing comfy beds and all modern amenities. Aug 2010.
8th comment: Neat and tidy, clean. Excellent. Aug 2010.
9th comment: Lovely property, containing everything we needed (apart from hairdrier and iron). Hot tub is a great idea, especially after a hard day’s mountain biking. The owners were very friendly and accommodating. Our dog loved it! July 2010.
10th comment: Very dog friendly. May 2010.
11th Comment The Shetland cottage was lovely and peaceful, great for a weekend away. Very friendly owners the accommodation well keep, and lots of lovely places near by to see. Feb 2010.