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Hillcrest

Wigtown, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1016257)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Gary H
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    “Planned visit to Galloway”

    I should start by apologising to Nic and Andy for inexplicably calling their cottage Craigmount. From the moment you get out of the car [right outside the door and very welcome in a storm] this place is perfect. The welcome pack is very generous and sets the standard for the property. The lounge is huge - with very comfortable settee and comfy chairs. The heating is very good and the décor is excellent. All of the equipment for self catering is immediately available and in pristine condition ...

    I should start by apologising to Nic and Andy for inexplicably calling their cottage Craigmount. From the moment you get out of the car [right outside the door and very welcome in a storm] this place is perfect. The welcome pack is very generous and sets the standard for the property. The lounge is huge - with very comfortable settee and comfy chairs. The heating is very good and the décor is excellent. All of the equipment for self catering is immediately available and in pristine condition. The bedroom is spacious with a huge superking size bed and great heating and lighting. Both the lounge and the bedroom benefit from large big screen televisions. The walk in shower and bath in the en-suite are very efficient and, again, the facility is so well appointed. We've used a lot of self catering facilities around Scotland but this has to be at the very top end of facilities. The additional benefit of being able to eat in the Guest House adjoining the property is a huge bonus and the hosts are very accommodating and friendly people clearly dedicated to making your stay as good as it could possibly be. We'll be back.

The property

Sat amongst an exquisite Victorian house turned Guest House, this charming annexe is the perfect place to base your romantic retreat to Scotland.

Positioned just a short walk from the amenities of ‘Scotland's National Book Town’ Wigtown, you’re ideally placed for uncovering some of the most scenic spots in Scotland.

Inside you will find a gleaming contemporary-styled dwelling, holding an open-plan living space which makes a lovely area for unwinding and spending quality time with your loved one.

Within the main social space, you will find a modern gleaming kitchen, boasting an integral fridge and sleek worktops, this area is home to all of the utensils you could need to prepare a romantic meal to be enjoyed around the dining table with a glass of wine in hand.

The sitting area holds a plush sofa and a 50" smart TV where you can recline into the evening and unwind in between exploring the delights of Scotland.

When the evening draws to a close, retreat to the super king-size-bedroom where you will be greeted by a spectacular spot, with high ceilings and stylish furnishings, and another 50" smart TV, this room is sure to have you feeling like real royalty.

Enjoy a relaxing soak in the bathroom before beginning your day’s adventure, or enjoy the benefit of a separate walk-in shower to refresh ahead of a formal dining experience at the nearby local hotel.

A hearty Scottish breakfast and home cooked evening meals are available in the adjacent fully licenced Guest House on request.

Take a stroll into Wigtown to uncover its wonder, best known for its status as Scotland’s National Book Town, here you will find an area rich in literature with plenty of quaint shops to accompany it.

Explore the towns parks and the nearby historical landmark of Martyr’s Stake, play a round of golf, or enjoy a romantic stroll along the coast.

Slightly further afield is the gateway to the Galloways; Newton Stewart, offering its own delightful attractions and access into the glorious lands of Galloway Forest Park, the largest forest and the first 'Dark Sky Park' in the UK, it’s well-worth a visit.

Hillcrest is a great base for your romantic getaway to this exciting area of Scotland.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x super-king-size
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, 2 x 50" Smart TV and superb WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Off-road private parking
  • Sorry, no smoking or vaping
  • Shop and pubs within 0.3 miles

About the location

WIGTOWN

Newton Stewart 7 miles.

Wigtown is located at the head of the Machars Peninsula in Dumfries and Galloway. Best known as being Scotland’s National Book Town, Wigtown also has a range of cafés, pubs and restaurants. There are now more than 20 book related businesses in Wigtown where you can happily spend your days wandering from shop to shop in search of a bargain. The Machars Peninsula has a coastline of 40 miles which ranges from mud flats to beaches and cliffs. From Wigtown you can easily discover the town of Newton Stewart which is known as the "Gateway to the Galloway Hills", the Isle of Whithorn with its fishing harbour and Bladnoch Distillery which is Scotland’s most southerly whisky distillery. A wonderful location for a relaxing holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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