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High Auchenbrack

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Auchenbrack near Moniaive, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "The property location was wonderful however general maintenance of property in ..."

    The property location was wonderful however general maintenance of property in need of attention Light bulbs not working in two bedside lamps, handles not on wardrobe doors, black mould in kitchen and bathroom , kitchen and bathroom ceiling / tiles literally falling to bits , flaking paint and grouting , fridge unplugged with freezer defrosting water on floor and heating not on made place cold and took some time to warm through , there was no starter pack for log burner as per description

    Reviewed by Dawn1.3Mar 2024

  • "Great little property in an excellent location for walking and exploring Downside is the property was furnished and had very basic essentials…."

    . would definitely benefit from some tlc and adding more essentials items

    Reviewed by David2.5Sep 2023

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  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil-fired central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car to the front, with additional to the rear
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6.1 miles, and pub 6 miles
  • Note: There are steps in the garden and a step up into the home; please take care

The property

Moniaive 6 miles.

Resting rurally in Auchenbrack near Moniaive, Dumfries and Galloway, is High Auchenbrack, a traditional, two-bedroom cottage.

Encompassed by far-reaching, hillside views, nestled within a tranquil setting, High Auchenbrack offers an escape for four guests, recommended for those who enjoy the outdoors.

Travel down the single track, reaching ample off-road parking.

Step indoors to reach the inviting sitting room, complete with plush seating, a Smart TV for entertainment, and a woodburning stove to light on cooler evenings.

Locate the kitchen/diner, fully-equipped for a self-catered stay, where you can prepare meals to be enjoyed indoors, or alfresco in the enclosed, pet-friendly garden; dine as the sun sets over the Scottish countryside.

As day rolls into night, catch some rest from one of two bedrooms on offer, including a double and a king-size, the latter benefiting from a zip/link feature, offering flexibility for your group; both rooms are light and spacious, with plenty of storage to house your belongings.

Awaken to either a bath or shower, before donning your walking boots to hike along your rural landscape.

Experience your own retreat at High Auchenbrack.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1133374 & 1133375, together sleeping up to 16 guests.

Auchenbrack Cottages

Nestled within the breath-taking, Scottish countryside, in Auchenbrack near Moniaive is Auchenbrack Cottages, a delightful collection of traditional dwellings. All enjoying stunning, rural vistas, offering a haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the collection makes a wonderful base for couples, friends, and families, looking for a retreat in Dumfries and Galloway. Also offering pet-friendly accommodation, homely interiors, private gardens, and flexible sleeping arrangements, each cottage is fully-equipped for a self-catered stay, making them a great choice for such a rural setting. If you can tear yourself away, the nearest hub of amenities lies in Moniaive, with dine out options including Piccola Italia, Glenwhisk Café and Bistro, and The George pub, along with Watsons Grocers for stocking up on the essentials. For an array of attractions, guests are recommended to travel by car to Dumfries, with the opportunity to tour Robert Burns House, Dumfries Museum, and the Robert Burns Centre, with the Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum on the outskirts of the town, ideal for aviation enthusiasts; riverside walks along River Nith are also popular, with many lovely bars to stop off in for a bite to eat and tipple. Set within a prime position to explore the outdoors, keen walkers, hikers, cyclists, and wildlife spotters will enjoy the setting of the collection, with plenty of trails to follow, along with Galloway Forest Park in the distance, where you can also try your hand at fishing. All of this, and more awaits at Auchenbrack Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Thornhill 9 miles; Dumfries 17 miles.

The quiet village of Thornhill is in the Mid Nithsdale area of Dumfries and Galloway in southern Scotland, and is an ideal place for a relaxing break. Surrounded by wonderful scenery and the low hills of Carsphairn and Lowther, there are plenty of opportunities to walk and cycle these ancient hills. In the centre of Thornhill village is a column supporting a majestic winged horse, which is the emblem of the Dukes of Queensberry who own the surrounding land and also the magnificent Drumlanrig Castle. Set on an 80,000 acre estate comprising a country park and Victorian gardens, Drumlanrig Castle is regarded as one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland and also boasts an internationally renowned art collection. Thornhill’s location means that it is ideal for a day trip to the seaside at Ayr or a day’s shopping and sightseeing in cosmopolitan Glasgow.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas