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Lintie Cottage

Dalbeattie, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1026865)

4.1

Good

Sykes rating

  • 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
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Reviews

  • "Great property ."

    Helpful staff . Had a great stay . Only downside was the noisy pipes at night kept us up .

    Reviewed by GillianNov 2021

  • "We love Meiklebob Farm - especially the hot tub and the friendliness of the owners as well as their speedy responsiveness to any requests or issues."

    Reviewed by HeatherAug 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation in beautiful location."

    The hot tub was a great treat and ideally sited with views over the bay. The cottage was clean and tidy. Our only niggles were neither dishwasher nor vacuum cleaner were working, and basic kitchen cookwear weren't provided

    Reviewed by MarkMay 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely, great location, clean with wonderful views."

    Sadly the whole week was spoiled by noisy pipes during the night, keeping us all up. The noise frightened my granddaughter so much we had to change the sleeping arrangements as she didn’t want to be by herself. We purchased ear plugs, they didn’t help much and we stopped using the water after 8pm but this had little effect. Sorry but I couldn’t go back here as what should have been a restful holiday was spoiled. We complained to the owner who told us it was the pipes and it would settle down. It didn’t. Through the day it wasn’t too bad as we were out or had tv on. My husband said he thinks it was water hammer With pipes contracting and expanding and it was others using the system too

    Reviewed by KimberleyOct 2020

  • "The main issue was a complete lack of communication."

    The advert for the lodge said there was a BBQ which there wasn't. It also said there was WiFi, it even went so far as to say it was intermittent due to the rural area. There was no WiFi of any kind and when I tried to call the 2 mobiles constantly go to voicemail I even sent a text asking with no response. We also paid for a cottage with a hot tub for 3 nights. We were told on arrival that the hot tub would be up to temperature in a couple of hours. This was not the case. When I called about it with no answer and had to leave yet another voicemail a man arrive to check it and said it would not be ready until the next morning as it had been totally emptied to clean. This I feel is not right, great that it was cleaned but they should not be charging for the full use of the hot tub if you can't on your day of arrival. There is also a cleanliness issue, the woman who greeted us said she could not come in due to covid restrictions. This wouldn't have made a difference as there was still food and drink residue on the dining table. Clearly not been cleaned. As part of your departure they ask you to clean before you leave. I feel given there prices this should not be the case either as you don't have this anywhere else. Especially when they don't even clean it properly. They don't even clean away the masses of spiders webs that are in every room. This is also a working farm so expect to be woken before 7am with varies vehicle movements and dogs barking.

    Reviewed by MarkSep 2020

  • "Brilliant holiday cottage with fantastic views."

    Hot tub was wonderful even if we were in a heatwave. Everything was in the cottage, good communication from owners.

    Reviewed by JillAug 2020

  • "After a small issue with double booking which was sorted out quickly the owner very kindly expressed his concern about us being put out & gave us some wine as an apology which was gratefully received."

    The property was lovely & comfortable, the owner was lovely & regularly checked in with guests he seemed to like the fact that his guests were enjoying themselves, would highly recommend this place & would defo stay again xx

    Reviewed by LeanneJul 2020

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin and 1 x ground-floor double
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Biomass wood boiler heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, TV with Freeview and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchairs available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop within 2.5 miles, pub within 2.3 miles
  • Please note: Due to the rural location the WiFi can be intermittent

The property

A delightful cottage set in the farmland of Dalbeattie in Dumfries and Galloway, Lintie Cottage provides excellent holiday accommodation for a rural retreat.

Suited for families and friends who enjoy the outdoors, this cottage is part of a group of ten properties so is perfect for those who prefer their own space, but will love coming together for activities.

Enter into the cottage and find the lovely social hub of the property, the open-plan living space, where a TV can be enjoyed from the comfort of the sofas on a quiet evening.

Prepare the evening meal in the kitchen will a good range of appliances at hand, and serve up your delicious dish at the dining table for some quality time together.

Enjoy those summer nights spent in the hot tub within the enclosed garden, taking in the last of the evening light before heading to one of the three bedrooms to catch your rest.

A double room lies on the ground-floor along with the sparkling bathroom, while upstairs choose from a double with an en-suite shower room, or a twin.

A special place to come together in the Scottish countryside, Lintie Cottage won't disappoint.

Note: This property is part of a group and can be booked with Refs. 1018315, 1026862, 1026864, 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