Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Sleeps 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1 Pets Yes View on map Features Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi The property Bellstane Saw Mill Cottage (East) is a semi-detached cottage full of character, set within the beautiful Drumlanrig Castle Estate, near Thornhill, in Dumfries and Galloway. This lovely cottage accommodates six guests in three comfortable bedrooms, ideal for families, couples and friends alike. Tastefully decorated throughout, the property enjoys some traditional features such as the doors, mantels and wood flooring. The kitchen is of good quality and design and there is a separate utility area towards the side door. A woodburner sits in the dining area, where you can get together for home cooked meals. Move through to the lounge, throw another log on the fire and feel the warmth diffusing through the room as you watch your favourite programme on TV. There is one bedroom on the ground floor, as well as the shower room with a separate WC. Upstairs are a further two bedrooms, followed by a cloakroom. The garden, which wraps itself around the exterior, is fully enclosed with a patio area to sit out on and enjoy the country air. Use the space for alfresco dining under the wooden gazebo and let the kids run around on the lawn with the dog as you watch on by. Drumlanrig Castle is one of the finest 17th century renaissance buildings in Scotland, with a deep history awaiting your discovery. Spend a day exploring its many outdoor activities, getting the kids involved as well as the adults of the group. Walk for miles through the acres of gardens, launch yourselves down one of the mountain biking trails and enjoy fishing on the river. For something a little more elegant, the tearoom offers the freshest, locally sourced food, which is even grown in the Castle's kitchen garden when in season. Thornhill is a small village boasting a few shops and pubs in its centre and plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling. Take a day trip further afield to see the sea at Ayr or discover the historic sights at Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dumfries, not forgetting its many shops to browse and thriving nightlife! A lovely base to choose for your next adventure in Scotland. Summary Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor small double, 1 x double, 1 x twin Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and separate WC, first floor cloakroom with WC and Basin Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove Sitting room with woodburning stove Electric heating with 2 x woodburning stoves Washing machine, dryer, TV, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Ample off-road parking Enclosed garden at front and rear with lawned area and sheltered patio with seating and wood fired oven One well-behaved dog welcome Sorry, no smoking Shop and pub 5 miles Note: The property also has an electricity charging socket suitable for electric cars. Calculate your drive time Submit About the location THORNHILL Dumfries 15 miles; Ayr 42 miles; Glasgow 66 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 **Based on number of website users and booking volume.