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Duck Cottage, Overburns Cottages nr Biggar - Sleeps 4

With fabulous views over spectacular countryside, these adjoining holiday barn conversions, renovated with comfort and style, lie adjacent to the owner’s working farm. There are numerous walks within...

With fabulous views over spectacular countryside, these adjoining holiday barn conversions, renovated with comfort and style, lie adjacent to the owner’s working farm. There are numerous walks within the area, a bird watcher’s paradise. Nearby are cycling, riding, tennis courts, boating and paddling pools. Biggar, 4 miles, has museums, world famous puppets, a selection of individual shops and ice cream! Top class trout fishing for three rods on the River Clyde is included. The cottages are ideally placed to tour the border towns, and Dumfries and Galloway. Edinburgh is an easy 32 mile drive, with historic buildings and great restaurants. Glasgow, 37 miles, has a wealth of designer shops to enjoy. The World Heritage Site of New Lanark is a great day out and there are numerous castles and gardens - Dawyck Botanic Gardens are 16 miles. Stobo Castle Health Spa is 16 miles. Shops 4 miles.


  • Wood-burning stove - fuel inc
  • Bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed lawned garden
  • Shared 400-acre natural landscaped grounds
  • BBQ
  • Secure cycle store
  • No smoking
  • Easy walking access
  • NB: Pond and river in grounds


Living room with wooden floor and large picture window, open-plan with kitchen/dining room. Utility. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.


  • Elec and ‘Econ 7’ CH inc (Nov-Mar £5 pn)
  • Patio
  • Parking (for 2 cars)


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Customer Reviews of Duck Cottage, Overburns Cottages nr Biggar - Sleeps 4

1st comment: Our holiday home was very comfortable, clean and in an ideal location. We were able to bring our dog which made the holiday even better. It really felt like home from home. Sept 2011.

2nd comment: Fantastic cottage and location, we were made to feel extremely welcome. The cottage owners were on their holiday at the time, however Mrs Scott left us in the very capable hands of Ann and Adrian, who were very friendly and would have helped us out if needed. A beautiful setting for a beautiful cottage, a great base for touring around. Aug 2011.

3rd comment: Lovely cottage, great views and walks with the dog across fields. Great to be on a sheep farm during lambing time. Owners very helpful and friendly. Great log burning stove in lounge. April 2011.

4th comment: A fantastic cottage with beautiful fittings. So much more than just a a home from home. Very comfortable beds, and lovely bathrooms which just makes all the difference when staying away. April 2011.

5th comment: The accommodation was very clean, well equipped. The owners were very friendly. Overall couldn’t fault anything. Jan 2011.

6th comment: Warm and friendly welcome, very clean and all mod cons included. Good price. Dec 2010.

7th comment: Owners made you feel very welcome, very oblidging, accommodation was excellent, lovely for a nice quiet holiday but motorway was not far away if you wanted to go further afield, so could have best of both worlds, would recommend Duck Cottage and would go back again. Oct 2010.

8th comment: Very friendly welcome, very well equipped cottage, great location, very comfortable. Oct 2010.

9th comment: Perfectly situated for our needs, in a very picturesque location. The cottage was very comfortable and the welcome from the Scotts was very warm. Sept 2010.

10th comment: Very well equipted cottage in a lovely location. The cottage was bright and airy it was decorated to a high standard with excellent facilities. Sept 2010.

11th Comment This property was superb. It has been renovated to a very high specification and is very well equipped. It was spotlessly clean (I am very particular about cleanliness!) and it was very pleasing to find such a high standard. Owners were very charming and we received a warm welcome and they were generous and helpful throughout our stay. It was a difficult cottage to leave! We loved it! Our thanks, please to the owners. Aug 2010.

12th Comment We loved the situation - lovely light living/dining room despite the age of the building. It is furnished and equipped to an excellent standard - plenty of everything, and of good quality. The bathrooms are both of particularly high standard. May 2010.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: SHHG
  • HMG Ref: 1107890
  • Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps Suit: 2 | 3 | 4
  • Features: Wood Burning Stove, Enclosed Garden
  • Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, Wifi, DVD player, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Microwave, Bike Store
  • Location Features: Working Farm
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 2
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