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Ralston Cottage

Gatehouse of Fleet, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 15835)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score in the last 6 months

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27 Customer Review(s)

  • “Cottage was spotless and suitable for 6 of us,plus dog and baby!”

    All rooms were roomy and 2 bathrooms so plenty time for showers(or a abath).2 fridges,so loads of room for food(and beers)

    All rooms were roomy and 2 bathrooms so plenty time for showers(or a abath).2 fridges,so loads of room for food(and beers) Weather was good so we ate locally,Masonic Arms,was really good-staeks all round and we visited the Mill on the Fleet-a small but charming tourist attraction.All in all an enjoyable break-would definetly go back.

    - Ann Marie, October 2021

The property

A charming and well presented terraced cottage, on a quiet street in the popular village of Gatehouse of Fleet, set in the beautiful Dumfries & Galloway countryside.

Well appointed throughout to provide comfortable accommodation, this Gatehouse of Fleet cottage is the ideal venue for families or friends wishing to explore this attractive corner of Scotland.

This Gatehouse of Fleet cottage has four bedrooms, including a double on the ground floor.

The first floor bedrooms and bathroom in this Gatehouse of Fleet cottage have a restricted head height, in keeping with some traditional cottages in this part of the country.

The accommodation is completed by a sitting room, a dining room with additional comfortable seating, and a fitted kitchen leading to a utility room and French doors opening onto the garden.

This Gatehouse of Fleet cottage boasts a spacious rear garden with a patio area, furniture and an expansive lawn, making it the ideal place to relax with a drink and plan the day's activities.

Gatehouse of Fleet offers a charming collection of shops and cafés.

Its location makes it the ideal place to explore delightful nearby beaches as well as the Laggan Adventure Centre.

Indulge in the Wickerman Festival each July, named after the film which was made in the region.

For a less energetic attraction, visit the Chocolate Factory in nearby Twynholm or the Cream o' Galloway Visitor Centre and sample the ice-cream made there.

A delightful Gatehouse of Fleet cottage with something for everybody within easy reach.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double with basin, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with comfy seating (seats 4) and electric fire
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fires
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV, 2nd TV in kitchen,.Wifi Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking next to cottage
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Reduced head height of approx 6ft in first floor rooms.

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About the location


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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