East Gable

Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland (Ref. 2038)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
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  • Pets


The property

A magnificent church wing conversion, in a quiet corner of the pretty village of Gatehouse of Fleet, in the midst of the picturesque Dumfries & Galloway countryside. Thoughtfully renovated to retain much original charm and character, this delightful property boasts original windows and oak floors, and the remains of the original pews in the grand entrance hall. A superb second floor sitting room boasts fabulous views over the river, and a beautiful riverside garden offers private mooring for small boats. The village provides tempting shops, pubs and restaurants together with excellent fishing, mountain biking and walking. Visit Cally Gardens, with over 4000 species of plants, the Mill on the Fleet Visitor Centre or Fleet Bay's sandy beaches. A superb holiday property. Note: Property is on same site as Ref. 4423, and together they accommodate 14.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with additional pull-out stacker bed (suitable for child under 12), 1 x 2nd floor double with en-suite shower, basin & WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Ground floor WC/basin. Kitchen/diner (seats 6) with snug (seats 6). Utility room. 2nd floor sitting room. Hallway.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi, library of books/games
  • All fuel & power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden & patio with furniture & BBQ
  • Cot
  • Sorry, no pets & no smoking
  • Shops, pubs & restaurants 2 mins walk
  • Note: Garden leads directly to river
  • Children must be supervised
  • Note: Arrangements for taking own boat to be discussed with owners
  • Note: Property suitable for max
  • 6 plus 1 guest under 12 (inc. infants)
  • Note: Check-in 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Kirkcudbright 8 miles; Newton Stewart 15 miles; Castle Douglas 15 miles.

Peaceful in its pastel colours, the small country town of Gatehouse of Fleet lies on the Solway Firth, in the midst of Dumfries & Galloway countryside, with good sandy beaches a five-minute drive away. The town was founded in the 1760s as a mill community, and today the nearby Mill on the Fleet - a visitor centre in a former bobbin mill - tells the tale of Gatehouse’s cotton-spinning days. Today, there are several shops in the town including a small supermarket, chemist, bank and Post Office, along with two book/gift shops, a kilt-making centre and two cafes. All four pubs in the town have restaurant facilities and welcome children. Castle Douglas, a 15-minute drive away, offers an extensive range of shops, Threave Gardens and boating on Carlingwark Loch.