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Drumfad Barn

Port William near Wigtown, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 977426)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Bland

    “We had a terrific time at Drumfad Barn along with Dolly the Dog.”

    Set in lovely Galloway countryside & only 2 miles from the sea it met all our requirements for a quiet stress free holiday. There is no WiFi or phone signal here (bliss!) but if you need your fix, hop in the car & there is good 4G phone reception in Port William & surrounds. We set out to explore as much of the surrounding area as we could with Mull of Galloway & Isle of Whithorn up in the priorities. Despite some stormy weather ( Storms Helene & Ali) we managed to see all of that & more. Great ...

    Set in lovely Galloway countryside & only 2 miles from the sea it met all our requirements for a quiet stress free holiday. There is no WiFi or phone signal here (bliss!) but if you need your fix, hop in the car & there is good 4G phone reception in Port William & surrounds. We set out to explore as much of the surrounding area as we could with Mull of Galloway & Isle of Whithorn up in the priorities. Despite some stormy weather ( Storms Helene & Ali) we managed to see all of that & more. Great dog friendly pubs around ( Steam Packet at Isle of Whithorn a fave) & good places to eat. The accom was clean, modern, spacious & well equipped with owners Clare & David living just next door always helpful with advice on places to go etc. We would certainly come back here again - thanks guys for a great holiday

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

Drumfad Holiday Homes

Port William 2.5 miles. Sitting alongside the owner’s property and surrounded by dairy farmland, these two superb semi-detached cottages sit at the end of a country lane near the coastal village of Port William on the Machars Peninsula in Scotland’s beautiful Dumfries and Galloway. Both have been refurbished and finished to a high standard from old farm buildings and offer excellent accommodation for up to 9 people with the added advantage of an optional interconnecting door (can be locked from both sides so kept locked when properties booked separately). Why not take some time to enjoy coastal walks around the peninsula or have a day at the beach at Monreith? Explore the fishing villages of Port William and Isle of Whithorn. Walk or cycle in the gorgeous Galloway Hills Forest Park or treat the family to some chocolate at the Cocoa Bean chocolate factory near Twynholm. There is a huge choice of attractions around these superb Galloway cottages offering something for all the family.

The property

This ground floor cottage has underfloor central heating from a ground source heat pump.

There are two bedrooms, one king-size double and a family room with three singles.

The spacious open-plan living area has a dining kitchen and down a couple of steps is a beautiful sitting area with a woodburning stove and views of the garden and fields beyond.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref 977427, together they sleep 9.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC and Jack-and-Jill access to corridor, 1 x family room with 3 singles and en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Electric underfloor heating via ground source heat pump with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, Nintendo Wii, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden to rear with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome and pet policies apply
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, Licensed Restaurant 2.5 miles, Pub 5 miles
  • Note: The sitting room is two steps down from the kitchen and dining area
  • Note: There is no mobile phone reception or WiFi at this property
  • Note: Check-in 4pm

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About the location

PORT WILLIAM

Wigtown 10 miles; Newton Stewart 17 miles.

Dating from the end of the eighteenth century, the fishing village of Port William sits on the east side of Luce Bay on the Machars peninsula in the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland. There is much history in the area from early Christian sites through to more recent smuggling activities. The picturesque harbour that dates from the 18th century offers sea angling and is ideal for sailors too. There is a statue of a bronze otter erected in memory of Gavin Maxwell, author of ‘Ring of Bright Water’. His family home, Monreith House, is nearby and Maxwell used to exercise his otter on the beach below the house. Oscar Kokoschka, one of the twentieth century’s best known expressionist painters, spent time here during the Second World War. Today Port William is an attractive fishing village within easy reach of sandy beaches, a 9 hole links course just 2 miles away, walking and cycling in the Galloway hills and the cafés and shops of Wigtown, designated as Scotland’s first Book Town. Carnival Week is traditionally held in the first week in August with a wealth of events and attractions. Nature lovers will be drawn to the many nature reserves in the area as well as the childhood home of Gavin Maxwell at Elrig, just along the coast.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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