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Threave Cottage

(Ref. 1026870)

Dalbeattie, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Really lovely cottage with hot tub, owner easy to contact and very helpful."

    The only thing is say to improve on is having some additional basic bits in the cottage, like caffitier, vinegar, salt and maybe a nice welcome pack? Hot tub was amazing and was very worth the extra cash! Also loved feeding the pigs

    Reviewed by Janine5.0Dec 2023

  • "We had a fantastic time and would definitely be back at the cottage very friendly owners couldn't do enough for us"

    Reviewed by Douglas5.0Nov 2023

  • "There were no details for collection of the keys so we had to knock at the owner's door on arrival - he was so helpful and kind."

    The cottage was lovely in a beautiful setting and sitting out in the hot tub was so relaxing. It was very spacious and well kitted out (although a mirror in the downstairs bedroom would be good) Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend the property and location to anyone

    Reviewed by Jackie4.4Jun 2023

  • "The cottage was immaculate, very comfortable and had all the basic elements."

    Farmer was very friendly and the local walks and area stunning. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Nick5.0May 2023

  • "Not only we’re they so welcoming, but the cottage was absolutely incredible."

    . so clean and everything you could need is provided.. the beds were so comfy made it hard to get out them.. and the little touches they put into the lodges is nothing but fabulous. We also loved the hot tub which was ready for our arrival! And the local friends which my kids so loved. The donkeys “poppy “ the pig and all the little piglets I have to say one of the most perfect wonderful holidays we have had. Thanks so much

    Reviewed by Stewart5.0Oct 2022

  • "The Garden was NOT fully enclosed ."

    Kitchen and Fridge Doors Dirty (finger marks) Oven dirty Not enough Crockery (if a cottage sleeps 4 their should be 8 of every thing . Not enough cooking crockery (Bowles Jugs Microwave dishes etc.) No Wifi Code .No Wifi at all. I doubt there every was any ! No Cottage information File . The Cottage looked Shabby and Uncared for. I think you should inspect this Cottage Again.

    Reviewed by Dennis2.2Sep 2022

  • "Lovely stay at threave cottage we have visited several times now ."

    Comfy homely cottage in a relaxing peaceful setting. Hot tub a nice addition . Being in the farm grounds was lovely to see various animals and the children loved feeding the pigs and the chickens (the chickens came in the garden which was an added bonus for the kids getting up close. Looking forward to staying again next year

    Reviewed by Kath4.1Aug 2022

  • "Upon arrival the knifes were all blunt , no scissors and there was no clothes horse for drying the clothes."

    The next day they supplied these. However here are the issues that existed : - 1. No egg cups 2.No salt and pepper 3. The bed pillows had large mould marks on them in the master bedroom (photos can be supplied) 4. The upstairs bathroom needed a new bulb as the light flickered consistently. I did request this but to no avail 5. Two of the cooker knobs were severely melted which made it difficult to adjust the settings. 6. The washing machine leaked as there was a consistent patch of water in front of it. 7. The recycling bins were too small, only one of each for the whole set of cottages. 8. In the description of the cottage it states that the internet service is not good. There was no internet whatsoever during our stay.

    Reviewed by Timothy2.2Jul 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage and surroundings, everything we needed and more."

    Stayed in numerous cottages with Sykes but this has been the most outstanding yet. Will defo be back.

    Reviewed by Aileen5.0Apr 2022

  • "There was no Wi-Fi, which it says on the listing"

    Thank you for your feedback. There is WIFI at the cottage however we do advertise on the description that its intermittent. Dumfries and Galloway is a remote area. The WIFI was working however EE have been doing some repairs to masts in the area as well which is beyond our control. The bath at the cottage is full size bath but doesnt have grab rails Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments Property Owner

    Reviewed by R2.2Sep 2021

  • "Alex,the owner was very helpful, super hot tub."

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Jun 2021

  • "Lovely stay, scenery fab Very homely accommodation"

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Fridge was sometimes difficult to open."

    It would be nice if there was a path down to the estuary.Bit sparce on equipment .otherwise all was super

    Reviewed by Brenda4.1Sep 2020

  • "We had a lovely weekend in this lovely cottage in dalbeattie."

    It was clean and nicely furnished with good outside space and very handy for travelling to dalbeattie or the solway coast. Would definitely recommend this cottage for anyone wanting to explore this part of the country!

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic family holiday ."

    Cottage was clean and spacious . Very basic kitchen utensils as expected but enough to be able to make meals each day . The hot tub was a major hit with the family . Loved seeing all the farm animals too. Will defiantly be coming back . Even though it rained every day but one we had a wonderful relaxing family break.

    Reviewed by Kath3.8Aug 2020

  • "I have stayed at meiklebob before, maybe 4 years ago and this experience though still good, did not quite measure up to expectations based on my previous stay."

    Disappointed that there was no hand soap at any sink in the cottage, and I thought the fact that the kitchen didn't have a chopping board was really poor. Other than this, we still had a great time.

    Reviewed by Rachel3.4Mar 2020

  • "The cottage could have done with some more cutlery (Tin Openers and so on."

    ) Maybe a Welcome pack with some Dishwasher tablets & More toilet roll. Other than that we enjoyed our stay very much.

    Reviewed by Oliver3.8Feb 2020

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC and 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Biomass wood boiler and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchairs available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden and patio with hot tub
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Please note: Due to the rural location the WiFi can be intermittent
  • Please note: Suffolk Cottage only accepts a minimum of 3 nights
  • Please note: If the hot tub is required there is an additional cost of £60, please contact Sykes if you wish to use the hot tub.

The property

Resting on the fringes of the excitement of Dalbeattie, is this enticing dwelling, Threave Cottage.

Boasting a homely open-plan living space and a host of wonderful amenities to assist you on your self-catered stay, this cottage is perfect for a family of four looking to explore both the coast and countryside of Scotland.

Within the open-plan living space you can find an amply-equipped kitchen, where you can rustle up all of your family-favourite meals, a dining table to enjoy your homemade treats together, and a snug sitting area resting amongst a woodburning stove, perfect for a relaxing evening indoors with your loved ones.

The property benefits from two well-presented bedrooms, consisting of a ground-floor twin serviced by a bathroom and a super-king-size with zip/link features and its own en-suite bathroom, ideal for all the family to catch up on their sleep in between adventures.

The wonder carries on outside the property, where you will be greeted by a private patio area hosting a hot tub where you can soak in your surroundings and with your own barbecue, enjoy a great evening of alfresco dining beneath the last of the day’s sun.

Threave Cottage makes the perfect base for your exploration of Scotland with your loved ones.

Please note that there is a £60 supplement for use of the hot tub and if you require a BBQ please request one prior to or upon your arrival.

Note: This property is part of a group and can be booked with Refs. 1018315, 1026862, 1026864, 1026865, 1026866, 1026867, 1026871, 1026872, 1026874, together sleeping 54 guests.

EPC Rating: Band C

Please note: Suffolk Cottage only accepts a minimum of 3 nights

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


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.

Please note: Suffolk Cottage only accepts a minimum of 3 nights.

Please note: If the hot tub is required there is an additional cost of £60, please contact Sykes if you wish to use the hot tub.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas