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Thistle Dubh

Barend, Sandyhills Bay near Colvend, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 29159)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Birt
    April 2017
    “Very comfortable property and very ...”
    Very comfortable property and very well equipped. Great area for dog walking and peaceful.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Colvend 2 miles.

A charming, detached wooden lodge situated on a holiday park in Barend, near Colvend and Sandyhills Bay, on Scotland's beautiful Solway Coast.

Well-equipped throughout, this Colvend cottage is ideal for a family or group of friends wishing to enjoy a break close to the coast and within easy reach of many other attractions.

This Solway Coast cottage has three bedrooms, including one that has an en-suite shower room and a balcony offering open views.

There is a well-equipped, fitted kitchen and a cosy sitting room with dining area at this cottage near Colvend, providing an ideal place to relax after a busy day at the beach, walking in the hills, or a round of golf.

To the rear of this Sandyhills Bay cottage is a private decked area, plus a communal lawned area surrounding the property.

Within the holiday park is a restaurant and bar, as well as free access to a fishing loch, there is a deer park next door and 16 golf courses within 20 miles.

The nearby village of Colvend provides a shop and a seasonal restaurant, and the town of Dalbeattie offers all other necessary facilities.

Cyclists can indulge in the 7stanes complex of trails, which are nearby, and a short drive brings you to the delightful beach of Rockcliffe.

An ideal Solway Coast cottage with something for the whole family.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with basin and WC, 1 x ground floor single. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 2). Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Ample off road parking
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Communal lawned area with private decked area and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Seasonal shop 8 mins walk, shop (open all year) 2 miles, pub on-site 2 mins walk
  • Note: Open loch on-site, please ensure children and dogs are supervised.

About the location

COLVEND

Dalbeattie 7 miles; Castle Douglas 13 miles.

The village of Colvend is believed to derive its name from John de Culwen, who was the village’s proprietor in the 15th century. Colvend boasts a shop, a mobile Post Office and a season restaurant, as well as a pottery shop nearby. Sandyhills Bay has a seasonal shop and an outside cafe seating area. This area of coastline, known as the Colvend and Southwick shore has many rugged cliffs and secret bays to tempt the visitor, and there are a number of footpaths to be explored. Cyclists have easy access to most of the 7stanes mountain bike complex, and the renowned Galloway Dark Sky Forest Park is a short drive away. The attractive beaches of Rockcliffe and Sandyhills provide an enjoyable family day out, plus the beaches of Mossyard and Sandgreen, which are popular with locals, are within a half hour drive away, and Kippford is a popular yachting and sailing centre. This is a lovely base for exploring Dumfries and Galloway.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas