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Badger Cottage

Dalbeattie, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1026862)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "My only complaint was that cutting knives were not very sharp which made food preparation troublesome."

    A knife sharpener would be helpful. The cottage was very clean, the hot tub was a big hit with the family and we would not hesitate to return to Badger Cottage.

    Reviewed by ErnaOct 2021

  • "When we arrived,the cottages weren’t very well signposted from the main road."

    The drive up to the cottage was like a rollercoaster as it was almost a dirt track road,now, I had an eighty year old with me so she wasn’t too impressed. My car is not designed to do “off road driving”. The cottage itself was very nice and well equipped,beds were extremely comfortable. The hot tub was great, and well maintained by Alex,but there was no privacy getting in and out. The Wi-Fi was non existent as the cottage walls are too thick. If you are looking for a total getaway from modern life, this is the place for you

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2021

  • "Had a fabulous time being on this working farm, cottage was what we expected, would prefer to use plastic glasses when in hot tub but not available, also some oven trays or dishes for oven food would be good to have, bathrooms could benefit from some shelving to hold your toiletries, sink washed our dishes as no dishwasher tablets provided for dishwasher which was there, these have always been supplied before when a cottage has a dishwasher available, hottub maybe checked every 2nd day by owners for topup of chemicals, but hottub was fab."

    Reviewed by AngelaOct 2020

  • "Christine and Alex were so helpful throughout our stay *****"

    Reviewed by TinaSep 2020

  • "Great holiday and lovely surroundings."

    Owners were really nice. Will be back there again next year.

    Reviewed by BryanAug 2020

  • "Fantastic few days away!"

    My wee girl absolutely loved the place, especially all the farm animals that were sometimes literally right on our doorstep

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2020

  • "Only thing that did not meet expectations were lack of cleaning facilities, no mop or bucket to clean flooring in bathrooms."

    The large toilet floor was wet constantly with water after using shower and became slippy at times and had a four year old with us. Garden wasn't secure for dogs as they were able to jump wall. Other than that it was a pleasant holiday and nice place to stay.

    Reviewed by CatherineAug 2020

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden and patio area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles and pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: Badger Cottage is fully wheelchair accessible. Please note: Due to the rural location the WiFi can be intermittent.

The property

Badger Cottage is a delightful period stone cottage nestled on the outskirts of Dalbeattie, in Scotland.

Throughout the home the colours are attractive, welcoming and very much in the modern-contemporary style but in keeping with the classic, period cottage style.

Enter into a lovely open-plan living space, with two sofas to sink into of an evening, whilst the TV and DVD player gives you the option of bringing all your favourite classic films to watch during those quieter evenings.

The kitchen has a wonderful set of contemporary fitted units and plenty of worktop space for preparing your meals, whilst the dining area has seating for up to six people, a wonderful social space for the whole family to dine together.

Choose between three well-presented bedrooms, all furnished to a high-standard and boasting lovely views.

There is an enclosed garden and patio area where you can take a refreshing drink and soak up the sun rays and indulge in a good book.

Badger Cottage is the perfect getaway for families or friends.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1018315, 1026864, 1026865, 1026866, 1026867, 1026870, 1026871, 1026872, 1026874, together sleeping 54 guests.

Meiklebob Holiday Cottages

Converted from old farm steadings, now transformed into beautiful holiday accommodation, this group of ten properties enjoys sweeping views of the coast and countryside all around them. Meiklebob Holiday Cottages are located on the outskirts of Dalbeattie, the Granite Town of South West Scotland within Dumfries and Galloway, and sits near the coast. Offering a retreat to nature, the cottages are next to the Meiklebob Farm, where Aberdeen Angus Cattle are reared as well as Lleyn and Romney Sheep, and you can even feed the pigs, donkeys and more! Comprising of a selection of cottage sizes ranging from sleeping four guests to ten guests, there is sure to be an arrangement to suit your party, whether that be fitting into one cottage, or spreading yourself across a few so everyone can enjoy their own space. All of the properties enjoy an open-plan living space where a kitchen equipped with all the essential appliances can be used to lovingly prepare family meals, or quickly whip up a picnic for later in the day when you're out and about outside. After coming in from your activities you can take in a relaxing moment on the sofas and plush chairs provided, before gathering around the dining areas for meal times. Beautifully finished and thoughtfully decorated, these cottages also all come with their own private hot tub and barbecue. When you need to grab some essentials, head into the town of Dalbeattie where you can find some local shops and a Coop, as well as restaurants and pubs for a special evening or celebration and a night off from cooking. Take pleasure in exploring the surroundings by heading to the RSPB Nature Reserve and experience some stunning scenery of both wildlife and landscapes, with nature trails to guide you, you could spot some roe deer if you are lucky! A 7stanes mountain biking trail lies in Dalbeattie of world class standard, you can take a shot at trying out the course which has several different trails for various abilities and get your adrenaline pumping. For a calmer activity walk along the sands at Sandyhills Beach where you can paddle, bathe or investigate the rock pools. The Meiklebob Holiday Cottages are wonderfully finished properties ready for you and your family or friends to enjoy this wonderful area of Scotland.

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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.

Please note: Due to the rural location the WiFi can be intermittent.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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