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Millwalk Cottage

Whithorn, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 957818)

  • Millwalk Cottage - (Ref. 957818)

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  • Sleeps 5 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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22 Customer Review(s)

  • “This was our 8th visit to Millwalk Cottage.”

    We absolutely adore it. It’s so comfy spacious and welcoming, and if you love wildlife your in for a treat. We ll be back next year,it’s our little piece of paradise.

    We absolutely adore it. It’s so comfy spacious and welcoming, and if you love wildlife your in for a treat. We ll be back next year,it’s our little piece of paradise. Not forgetting the fab views and walks on the cliff tops looking over to the Isle Of Man. 10 out of 10 for us

    - Ms Harrison, July 2019

The property

Whithorn 4 miles.

This rustic, country cottage nestles in a peaceful, rural location near the village of Whithorn in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Surrounded by excellent walking country and with views across to the Isle of Man on a clear day, Millwalk Cottage is a charming base for a holiday exploring the wonderful Scottish outdoors.

Feel right at home from the minute you arrive at this delightful bungalow.

Be enticed into the heart-warming sitting room, a well-stocked bookcase and a beautiful stone fireplace housing a woodburner both help to create the cosy feel that this cottage portrays.

The dining room, with splendid wooden furnishings and a window seat offering pleasing countryside views, is a lovely place to enjoy your meals or to relax in peace whilst watching the wildlife abundant in the area.

The kitchen is finished in a true country-cottage fashion, fully equipped with hand-made wooden units and windows looking out over the back garden.

The tastefully decorated bedrooms ensure a peaceful place to get your rest after an adventure-filled day.

There is a family room with a double and a single bed as well as a double room benefiting from a classy en-suite with an elegant, claw foot, freestanding bath.

Take advantage of the well-kept, enclosed gardens surrounding the property, perfect for your dog to play in.

Take your pick from a deck area, lawn and patio to spend your downtime with colourful wildlife and countryside views to accompany you.

There are numerous paths and trails right from your doorstep, perfect for taking the dog for a walk in the brisk country air.

Whithorn is just a short drive away and is an excellent holiday base, brimming with history and with a small selection of amenities to make the most of.

The picturesque harbour village of Isle of Whithorn is 3 miles from the property and is well worth a visit with its excellent pub/restaurant, The Steam Packet and St Ninian's Chapel.

For a scenery-filled break away from everyday life, Millwalk Cottage is the one for you.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x double with en-suite freestanding bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Bluetooth speaker, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front lawn, decking, rear lawn, pond, and patio with furniture
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Children and pets to be supervised when outside due to pond in garden
  • Note: Property accessed via a 400m dirt track, please take care
  • Note: This property has a private water supply.

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About the location


Castlewigg 2 miles; Wigtown 10.5 miles; Newton Stewart 17 miles.

The former Royal Burgh of Whithorn on the Machars Peninsula in Dumfries and Galloway is renowned for having the first recorded Christian church is Scotland. Built by St Ninian around 397, the site of the Candida Casa, or White/Shining House, is now home to the parish church. The area of Whithorn is rich in history and is also home to a medieval priory and an archaeological site. The distinctive shape of Whithorn, with its spacious central area and narrow entrance-ways of elegant Georgian houses, displays its medieval heritage. The Machars and Rhins of Galloway are also home to spectacular gardens, a result of the Gulf Stream and mild climate. Logan Botanic Gardens, the Aldouran Wetland and the spectacular gardens of Castle Kennedy are all a must see. To the north of the Machars are the Galloway Hills, offering walking to all levels as well as world class mountain biking. Golf, fishing and wildlife spotting are well catered for and the sandy beaches of Monrieth, Garleston, and along the whole of Luce Bay will delight any visitor.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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