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Glendower Apartment

(Ref. 1098545)

Kippford, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "We know the area well and this cottage is a little gem in such a brilliant location - Glendower has all a couple need."

    GREAT views. Thanks

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2023

  • "A very comfortable apartment, has a lovely homely atmosphere and the views are stunning, especially from the garden with a glass of wine!"

    !! The owner was a phone call away should she be needed. We have been holidaying in Kippford for 19 years and will definitely be back to Glendower very soon.

    Reviewed by Nicki4.7Jul 2023

  • "Some very thoughtful touches - a fruit cake, milk and bottle of prosecco were left as welcoming gifts."

    Clear parking instructions were left by the owner, who also sent helpful and friendly text messages during our stay. The apartment was quiet, comfortable and very clean. The view from the windows was wonderful. We had a great holiday and really enjoyed staying in the apartment.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2023

  • "Unfortunately we found the bed very uncomfortable."

    It seemed to slope away from the middle and the matress very hard. Not a good nights sleep. Such a shame as the apartment was lovely, amazing views and loads of storage space. We couldn't find a comments books which was a shame. We had a wonderful holiday and will hopefully be back.

    Reviewed by Ann4.7May 2023

  • "My stay at Glendower, Kippford was everything I hoped it would be."

    Comfortable, cosy, warm, and supported by wonderful views of the estuary. The flat had everything I needed, and the owners couldn't have been more accommodating. I loved it.

    Reviewed by Odile5.0Nov 2022

  • "A really lovely little apartment, warm, cosy amazing views over the estuary and in a fabulous location with beautiful walks on the doorstep."

    The apartment was ideal, comfortable and equipped with everything we needed. The owner made us feel very welcome with fresh flowers, milk and a cake left for our arrival (so kind). Didn't want to come home because we felt so at home! Loved the apartment, loved the location. Booking and arrival were seamless. Hopefully we will be back. A big thanks to everyone.

    Reviewed by Geoffrey James5.0Oct 2022

  • "Quiet and comfortable with lovely views."

    Reviewed by John4.7Sep 2022

  • "The apartment was tastefully decorated and dressed."

    All fittings were modern and clean. The garden was well laid out with seating. View from the living room over the water was lovely. The bedroom had lots of space for clothes and the bed was very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2022

  • "The flat is in a stunning location with ever changing views of the tidal estuary from the lounge and bedroom windows."

    The furniture is modern and the rooms well decorated. There are fabulous walks from the front door to the beautiful shell beaches. The rear entrance via the garden can be a bit inconvenient on arrival but then adds to the charm and privacy. It is a little gem.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jun 2022

  • "Lovely location disappointed with some of the facilities in the cottage eg."

    Bathroom needs updating, very small T.V. in living room, needs a new bed and mattress as very squeaky and uncomfortable. Garden was overgrown, we were nettled and prickled when walking down the grassy path. It was a shame because it could be a lovely asset to the cottage and allow visitors to sit out on the bench and enjoy the view if more care with the garden was done. We would stay in Kippford again but would stay elsewhere.

    I am sorry to hear that some of the facilities in the apartment weren't to your satisfaction. I did take guidance from the Agency Representative and did discuss the TV but was assured it was fine, however this is something to think about for the future. Apologies for the overgrown shrubbery in the garden, I do have a gardener and will make sure it is maintained more regularly going forward. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jean2.8Jun 2022

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Summary

  • First-floor apartment
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free on-street parking
  • Private decked area with furniture, raised lawn with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Access to the property is up a steep slope, down a grassy path and several steps and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility

The property

Dalbeattie 4.5 miles.

Tucked away in the charming village of Kippford near Dalbeattie in Scotland, is this wonderful first-floor apartment, Glendower Apartment.

Enjoying fantastic sea views and easy access to the local amenities, Glendower Apartment is a perfect dwelling for a couple looking to embark on their next adventure to Scotland.

Park-up on-street before following the grassy path down towards a charming, raised terrace with bench seating, continuing down the steps to find a private decked area, ideal for dining alfresco on warmer days.

Step into the kitchen/diner, where you can look forward to impressing your other half with flavourful culinary delights, ready to be enjoyed at the intimate dining table for two over a bottle of wine.

After a hearty meal, relax in the light and airy sitting room, offering gorgeous views looking out over the water, where you can snuggle up and watch a much-loved film on the TV.

Freshen up with a refreshing shower or soak in the bath, before climbing into the sumptuous double bed to catch your rest in ahead of a day of adventure.

Explore your local surroundings, where you will find the welcoming Anchor Hotel and Marnier Hotel for treating your loved one to a well-deserved meal after a day of exploring.

There is also the delightful Ark ice cream shop, where you can pick up a sweet treat ready to enjoy on a leisurely stroll along the Urr Water.

Wonderful walks from the apartment over to the lovely bay of Rockcliffe - walkers will be in their haven with a plethora of these scenic walking trails on offer where you can discover the delights of the historic Orchardton Tower, Dalbeattie Forest Town Wood, or the breath-taking views from Castle and Almorness Point.

Continue on to find the wildlife rich RSPB Mersehead, the glorious sands of Southerness Beach and the excellent Southerness Golf Club.

For a wider selection of amenities, head to Dalbeattie, where you will find a well-stocked convenience store for picking up essentials, the picturesque Colliston Park and the Dalbeattie Museum Trust.

Venture over to Kidcudbright, where you can explore a great selection of museums and historic sites, including MacLellan’s Castle, the Dark Space Planetarium and Broughton House & Garden.

Treat your loved one to an unforgettable stay at Glendower Apartment.

EPC Rating: Band G

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

DALBEATTIE

Castle Douglas 6 miles; Kirkcudbright 13.5 miles; Dumfries 14 miles.

The attractive country town of Dalbeattie nestles in the south west of Scotland. The town sits within a wooded valley on the River Urr and provides access to the picturesque Solway Coast with its miles of beaches and pretty fishing villages. Dalbeattie is originally known for its granite quarry, which exported stone all over the world, most notably for the Eddystone Lighthouse and Thames Embankment. Today it is renowned for its outdoor activities with the world famous 7stanes mountain biking complex nearby as well as forest walks in Glentrool, where you can follow in the footsteps of Richard Hannay in The Thirty Nine Steps. Dalbeattie and the surrounding area offer panoramic views of the Solway Firth, the Lake District and the Galloway Hills. A great location, which has something for everyone.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter