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4 Mountain Lodge

Wanlockhead, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 980600)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • 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
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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20 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Philipson

    “Excellent holiday in a very comfortable accommodation.”

    The views from the property are stunning and the surrounding area is fabulous. The lodge is an ideal base for touring the area, and was a very nice place to stay.

    The views from the property are stunning and the surrounding area is fabulous. The lodge is an ideal base for touring the area, and was a very nice place to stay.

    - Mr Philipson, October 2020

The property

Situated in the Wanlockhead, Scotland's highest village, and offering commanding views over the dramatic Lowther Hills, this lovely semi-detached cottage provides pleasing accommodation for a family wanting to explore the countryside of the Southern Scottish Uplands.

The entrance to the property lies on the first floor, which also houses the large family bathroom and a cosy twin bedroom.

Down a flight of stairs, on the ground floor, is the remainder of the accommodation, the first room of which being a large double room featuring a luxurious super king-size bed and an en-suite shower room.

Further down the hall is a spacious, open-plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen and sociable dining space at one side and a sitting area supplied with comfortable sofas, a wood burning stove and a Smart TV at the other end.

A patio door at one side of the room opens out onto a private decking area, furnished and offering a fantastic spot to relax and take in the spectacular views of the village and surrounding hills.

The village of Wanlockhead offers a peaceful retreat in the countryside of Dumfries and Galloway.

It has a village pub called the Wanlockhead Inn that serves a selection of delicious meals as well as its own premium ales, created by the owner at the Inn's microbrewery, known as the Lola Rose Brewery.

There are plenty of things to do in the area, from visiting the Museum of Lead Mining to following one of the many cycling and walking routes.

A delightful cottage, 4 Mountain Lodge boasts comfortable accommodation for a family looking to get out and about and explore the beautiful Scottish countryside.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor twin, 1 x ground floor super king-size with en-suite shower room including shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Living area with kitchen, dining and sitting spaces.
  • Oil fuelled boiler supplying wall mounted radiators and domestic hot water and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car in front of garage number 4, with additional off-street parking at the top of the track
  • Furnished private garden with patio area and communal lawn space
  • 2 Well behaved pets allowed, which must be kept on a lead at all times at the property and in the village due to free roaming sheep
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 5 minute walk, Shop 1.9 mile drive, Full amenities in village of Sanquhar 9 miles
  • Note: All dogs must be kept on a lead due to free roaming live stock in the village
  • Note: Care to be taken on the drive up the track up the hill towards property as the track is uneven
  • Note: Coal provided for Stove

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About the location


Leadhills 1.9 miles; Sanquar 9.1 miles; Dumfries 31 miles.

Sat at an altitude of 467 metres, Wanlockhead is the highest village in Scotland. It comprises of a scattering of traditional dwellings and a pub named the Wanlockhead Inn. The village is known for its links to Scottish poet Robert Burns, who visited Wanlochhead and wrote his poem, 'Pegasus at Wanlockhead' while sheltering from the snow at Ramage's Inn. Located within the Lowther Hills, the peaceful village presents plenty of opportunities for walkers and cyclists with Mennock Pass nearby and the 212 mile-long Southern Upland Way passing through the settlement. Situated within the former Miners' Library is the Museum of Lead Mining, which offers a fascinating insight into the local industry and gives visitors the chance to explore a former working mine. The Straitsteps Cottages allow you to experience what life was like for a 18th and 19th century miner and the Leadhills and Wanlockhead Light Railway is open to the public over some weekends during summer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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