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Polgowan Barn

Polgowan near Thornhill, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1061466)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Thornhill 12.2 miles.

Tucked away in the hamlet of Polgowan, near the village of Thornhill, is this semi-detached barn conversion, Polgowan Barn.

On the edge of Southern Upland Way.

Set over two floors and sleeping two guests, Polgowan Barn is a romantic and scenic setting for your next adventure to the Scottish countryside, with spectacular views and fields of sheep nearby.

You are welcomed to the property by the open plan living space; cuddle up on the sofa as you flick on the Smart TV and warm your toes up by the fire, have your morning coffee at the breakfast bar as you look out on to the countryside views, or rustle up your favourite meal in the well-equipped and contemporary kitchen.

Moving through the property there is a ground-floor shower room to freshen up, before your climb the spiral staircase up to the bedroom where these is a freestanding bath and a king size bed to escape to when your busy day has drawn to a close.

Outside there is parking available on the land, as well as lovely lawn around the property with a bench, which is ideal for couples to enjoy an evening glass of wine as they watch the sun set.

This property is on the edge of Southern Upland Way & is a haven for walking, hiking and cycling as you take in the wonderful scenery and explore the low hills of Carsphairn and Lowther, or take a drive into the village of Thornhill to find a shop, a pub and a couple of cute cafes, or take a detour to the magnificent Drumlanrig Castle which is set on an 80,000 acre estate comprising a country park and Victorian gardens, and is regarded as one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland and also boasts an internationally renowned art collection.

History buffs will enjoy a day at Museum of Lead mining, offering a fascinating insight into mining days gone by.

Fans of literature will relish in a day at Robert Burns House, the former home of Scotland's national poet, kept just how it was in 1796.

If you don't fancy cooking in the evenings, head out to The Nithsdale Hotel for a bite to eat, or if you like delicious Italian cuisine, try Piccola Italia.

For a romantic and remote retreat to Scotland, choose Polgowan Barn.

Summary

  • One bedroom: 1 x king with freestanding bath
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Complimentary Ishga organic seaweed toiletries
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fire starter pack
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Front garden with lawn, stream and bench
  • Sorry, no wi-fi
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Shop 12.8 miles, pub 12.4 miles
  • Note: Building work to be carried out on nearby house until October
  • Note: Property is a remote location and accessed via a track which can become in passable during the winter months
  • Note: property has its own water supply via a bore hole.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

THORNHILL

Dumfries 15 miles; Ayr 42 miles; Glasgow 66 miles.

The quiet village of Thornhill is in the Mid Nithsdale area of Dumfries and Galloway in southern Scotland, and is an ideal place for a relaxing break. Surrounded by wonderful scenery and the low hills of Carsphairn and Lowther, there are plenty of opportunities to walk and cycle these ancient hills. In the centre of Thornhill village is a column supporting a majestic winged horse, which is the emblem of the Dukes of Queensberry who own the surrounding land and also the magnificent Drumlanrig Castle. Set on an 80,000 acre estate comprising a country park and Victorian gardens, Drumlanrig Castle is regarded as one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland and also boasts an internationally renowned art collection. Thornhill’s location means that it is ideal for a day trip to the seaside at Ayr or a day’s shopping and sightseeing in cosmopolitan Glasgow.