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Lapwing Cottage

Dalbeattie, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1026864)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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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.

The property

Set as part of the Meiklebob Cottages, Lapwing Cottage is named after the beautiful birds which visit the farm every year.

Located on the outskirts of Dalbeattie, this cottage offers a warming accommodation for families and friends looking to explore Dumfries and Galloway.

Set over two floors, Lapwing Cottage boasts a large open plan living area where everyone can gather and enjoy a good film from the flat screen TV, while the contemporary kitchen houses all the appliances required to rustle up a delicious feast.

The ground floor is completed with a double bedroom and family bathroom, which is ideal for those with limited mobility.

Upstairs are the remaining two bedrooms, both complete with soft bed linen and one with an en-suite, so you don't have to worry about queues in the morning!

Continuing to impress, outside is an enclosed patio with private hot tub, so you can enjoy a relaxing soak under the stars to round off your evening.

Dalbeattie boasts a museum, art gallery, park with play area, shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as plenty of outdoor opportunity with forest and coastal walks, mountain biking on the renowned 7stanes routes, golf and fishing.

A fine choice for a getaway to this idyllic part of Scotland.

Note: This property is part of a group and can be booked with Refs. 1018315, 1026862, 1026865, 1026866, 1026867, 1026870, 1026871, 1026872, 1026874, together sleeping 54 guests.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite cloakroom with basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Biomass wood boiler heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchairs available upon request
  • Off-road parking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Patio with private hot tub, table and chairs and charcoal BBQ
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 2.3 miles

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
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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