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

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The Property

A wonderful church wing conversion, in a quiet corner of the pretty village of Gatehouse of Fleet, in the midst of the picturesque Dumfries & Galloway countryside. Renovated with much thought, and keeping plentiful original charm and character, this delightful Gatehouse of Fleet cottage has original windows and oak floors, as well as the remains of the original pews in the grand entrance hall. On the second floor of this Gatehouse of Fleet cottage, a sitting room offers some fantastic views over the river, and a lovely riverside garden offers private mooring for small boats. The village is just a few minutes' stroll from this Gatehouse of Fleet cottage, and provides shops, pubs and restaurants together with excellent fishing, mountain biking and walking. Visit Cally Gardens, the Mill on the Fleet Visitor Centre or Fleet Bay's sandy beaches. A superb Gatehouse of Fleet cottage for a romantic or family break. Note: Property is on same site as Ref. 2038, 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: Arrival at this property is after 4pm. Note: 28th June - 5th July 2014 charged at £603, 5th - 19th July 2014 charged at £799 & 11th - 25th Oct 2014 charged at £603.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

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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We have been to the property several times and are always happy to return. The house is always warm comfortable and well equipped. Its location by the river is particularly pleasant.

Mr Craig, Preston, March 2014

Location and quality of accommodation.

Mr Gardner, Carnforth, September 2012