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Castle Douglas 19 miles; Dalbeattie 13 miles; Dumfries 16 miles.
Southerness is a small coastal village established in the late 18th century, which looks out over the Solway Firth, and forms part of the Colvend coast, one of the finest stretches of coastline on the 'Scottish Riviera'. Home to two pubs, a village store, a leisure centre with a pool and two miles of sandy beaches with sand dunes, rock pools and Gulf Stream warmed waters, and one of the oldest lighthouses in Scotland, built in 1748, it has everything you will need for a relaxing holiday. The nearby Criffel Hill rises to 569m, offers wonderful views of the farmland and the sands of the Nith Estuary below, and provides great walking opportunities. The Southerness Championship Golf Course adjoins the village and offers panoramic views of the Solway Firth, the Cumbrian Lake District to the south and the Galloway Hills to the west. A great location, with something to keep everybody occupied.
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This detached cottage is ideally situated in the popular coastal area of Southerness on Scotland’s southern Solway Coast. Thoughtfully designed to maximise sea views from a selection of upper rooms and from the kitchen and dining area downstairs, this Southerness cottage is ideal for families wishing for a relaxing seaside break in delightful contemporary accommodation and in a sought-after coastal location. With four bedrooms, three with en-suite facilities and the fourth just a couple of steps from the main bathroom, this Southerness cottage offers spacious accommodation throughout. The large open plan living area exudes quality with a comfortable sitting area, a fully fitted kitchen, dining area and French doors, which open onto a rear patio. A second sitting room on the first floor is designed to capitalise on the sea views over the Solway Firth to the Lake District beyond. Outside this Southerness cottage is a large enclosed garden, including kennels in the garage, and the south-facing patio area a relaxing place to plan your activities. The village of Southerness boasts an extensive beach as well as an attractive harbour and access to one of Scotland’s undiscovered jewels with beaches, rocky coastlines, and forests for walking and biking in the Galloway Hills. A delightful contemporary Southerness cottage offering relaxing breaks in style.
Four bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC (can also be accessed from hallway). Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. First floor sitting room with TV and sea views.
Gas central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, BBQ and furniture to side of property. Two well-behaved dogs welcome (kennel available in garage). Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about The Quare Place:
The house was stunning, the location good and the cost nearby was beautiful. It was ideal.
Ms Papadopoulos, Worcester, April 2013
We always do self catering and this is the best property we have been in so far.
Mr Berry, Hornsea, February 2013
This holiday home is fab. Do yourself a favour and book this holiday home, it's spacious and comfortable with great views over the Solway Firth.
Mr Millar, Glasgow, November 2012
A particularly beautiful and family friendly house in a very large family friendly garden, ideal for young kids. We also had a very friendly welcome and genuinely appreciate the use of a holiday home that so much thought and detail had gone into.
Mr Davidson, Bellshill, October 2012