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Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway

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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.

Accommodation

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.

Amenities

Gas central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, 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 maximum of 6 people over 12 & 1 under 12 (including infants). Note: 28th June - 5th July 2014 charged at £603, 5th - 19th July 2014 charged at £799 and 11th - 25th Oct 2014 charged at £603.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

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At a glance

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Sleeps:7
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:2
Pets:No

Cottage features

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

About the location

Gatehouse Of Fleet

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.

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Sat 26 Apr — Sat 03 May (7 nights)
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Gatehouse of Fleet is an attractive village with lovely countryside all around. The accommodation was spacious and of a very high standard.

Ms Burdall, Beverley, September 2013

Accommodation clean, warm and comfortable in lovely village setting. Local people very friendly and welcoming. Plenty of choice re places to eat, and the conveniently located Spar meant that we could stock up with necessities as required. The fact that the river (Fleet) runs adjacent to the garden adds a certain tranquillity to the setting, as well as giving opportunities to see local wildlife - eg herons, kingfishers.

Mr Ryan, Ormskirk, August 2013

Had an excellent time on holiday. The house was clean, well maintained and nicely decorated. House easily coped with 5 adults and 2 young children. Accommodation in a central location for all the activities and places we wanted to visit.

Ms Mccallum, Falkirk, June 2013

The location by the river and the village offered superb eating venues and walking opportunities. Very friendly and helpful locals. Exceptionally well-equipped cottage, warm and cosy, a real home-from-home.

Mrs Marston, Sutton Coldfield, May 2013

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