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1 Alpine Place

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Thornhill, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • comfortable (8)
  • cottage (7)
  • bed (7)
  • great (7)
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  • clean (5)

15 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a great cottage it was very clean and had everything we needed for our holiday."

    The bed was comfortable and the shower was great too. It is situated in a great place close to walk to the high street . We would definitely stay here again thanks for a wonderful stay

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0May 2024

  • "This is ideally suited property based in the small town."

    Unfortunately the cleaners had not been instructed to come in to clean up after the previous occupier had left on the day I arrived. I was unable to use the main bedroom and had to spend more than an hour cleaning the house to my satisfaction. Not an ideal start to my holiday!!

    Dear Guest, I am so sorry to read that this has happened. This is not what we expect from our cleaners and if we had known we would have ensured that we would have rectified the situation immediately as this really shouldn’t and hasn’t happened before. I can only send again our sincere apologies for such an awful start to your stay. Tricia Glover Property Owner

    Reviewed by Duncan3.1Mar 2024

  • "Great place to stay and very conveniently located for shops, restaurants takeaways etc."

    We loved it.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2023

  • "The cottage is in a great location with pubs, restaurants, cafes & shops close by."

    The cottage itself is warm, comfortable & very well equipped. We cooked every day and the kitchen didn’t lack of anything. The shower was great & the water nice & hot although not the easiest to get in & out of if you have mobility issues & the towels were tiny! I would suggest bringing a bath sheet! The beds & pillows were comfortable although please note the main bed is a double not a king size as stated. The furniture is the living room was nice & comfortable but there was only 2 of us. The sofa is a 2 seater & then there is a chair so four adults would struggle to relax & watch tv but it wasn’t an issue for us. I think the cottage could benefit from a welcome pack. There was no information about recycling & heating. No instructions on using the oven. No emergency numbers for doctors or a dentist or the cottage owner/cleaner should something go wrong. We managed perfectly fine as we visit Scotland a lot so have an understanding of the recycling but it would have also been helpful to advise that there was a glass recycling bank right at the side of the house! We discovered this purely by accident. The only other thing to mention is that the only bathroom is upstairs so if you have mobility issues the stairs are quite steep when you need to use the facilities. Overall we enjoyed our stay. The price of the cottage offered great value for money.

    Reviewed by Nicola3.8Sep 2023

  • "The house is very convenient and a very good location."

    We enjoyed our stay, despite 4 rainy days in the week. I wanted to visit Drumlanrig when the house was open. We also found a lovey drive west via Moniaive which was beautiful. The house was well equipped in the main but would benefit from a grab rail over the bath to help stepping out after a shower. A footstool would be useful and the chair in the bedroom is much more comfortable than the small chair downstairs, could they be swapped?

    Reviewed by Bronwen4.7Jun 2023

  • "Excellent base for exploring Dumfries and Galloway although we were visiting an elderly relative so didn’t get around very much."

    Alpine Place had everything we needed and was very comfortable. It was very cold when we arrived but didn’t take long to warm up. Thank you

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jan 2023

  • "Lovely property with everything we needed for a great stay"

    Reviewed by Ben5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great place to stay"

    Many thanks - very happy you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful holiday cottage, the whole cottage was spotlessly clean and very comfortable."

    The bed and bed linen felt very good quality and everything in the property was maintained too a very high standard. The back garden was a sun trap which my children loved having breakfast in. The pictures do not do the cottage justice- it is much larger than the pictures make it appear and is very spacious. There was plenty of kitchen accessories, mirrors, chairs and everything you could possibly need. A real GEM!!! Would highly recommend! Thank you :-)

    Very much appreciate your lovely comments. We spend quite a few weeks in the cottage ourselves and try to keep everything well maintained plus we love the location . Thank you again so happy you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0May 2022

  • "Property is in a great location and well appointed."

    There are just a few things lacking - mirrors, chairs in living room, wardrobes need to be secured to the wall, a bigger bed in the double room, plug sockets are too low to the floor to plug items in.

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We have taken your comments on board and rectified matters as far as we can. There is now an additional mirror and chair. Extension lead to compensate for the low sockets and the wardrobes properly secured. We hope you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alex3.4Apr 2022

  • "1 Alpine Place was beautifully furnished, with comfortable beds and a well-equipped kitchen."

    The cottage was spacious, yet cosy. We had a lovely stay just after Christmas.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth Anne5.0Dec 2021

  • "A lovely little cottage,very clean,all amenities and well situated in a quiet little village"

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Sep 2021

  • "A very comfortable and clean cottage which was tastefully furnished and cosy."

    Thornhill has good facilities and a number of interesting shops and eateries. I was confused by the welcome email which talked about scanning the QR code in the property for 'track and trace' purposes. I never did find this code and I phoned the owner who had no knowledge of it!

    Reviewed by Francis4.4Jun 2021

  • "Very handy location for the village amenities"

    Reviewed by Elliot4.7Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was great,just a nightmare with TV ,kitchen well stocked with utensils,lounge very comfortable with the new furniture."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2020

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  • Over two floors
  • Two double bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV with Sky and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed gravelled area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles

The property

Situated in the heart of the bustling town of Thornhill, in the Dumfries and Galloway district of Scotland, is this delightful semi-detached cottage, 1 Alpine Place.

Set in a traditional red sandstone building, the owner has completely renovated the inside of the property as of 2019 making it a homely space for friends or families seeking a tranquil escape to a quiet part of Scotland.

Be welcomed into the bright and airy sitting room with its light walls and hardwood flooring inviting you to relax and unwind on the provided sofas with a Smart TV and a Sky package for your entertainment needs.

There is a dining room which can seat up to four guests and is the perfect spot enjoying a sociable evening and toast to a wonderful holiday with a refreshing beverage.

The kitchen is wonderfully appointed to the rear and has been fully fitted with pristine white units and sleek black worktops, benefitting from a washing machine so you don't have to bring your whole wardrobe with you!

Choose from two well-presented bedrooms, upstairs are a king-size and twin, both of which have plenty of storage space, as well as bedside tables and lamps for some late night reading.

To the rear is a small enclosed gravelled garden, a real sun trap and is ideal for dining alfresco.

Thornhill town centre comes with a selection of amenities, including cafés if you fancy a spot of lunch.

Take a drive into the centre of Dumfries for a range of popular tourist attractions that are a must-see during your visit.

Make sure you visit the 18th Century Dumfries Museum and its Camera Obscura offering a superb collection of historical artefacts.

Literary lovers will delight in exploring the famous poet Robert Burns House where he wrote some of his best known poems.

Due to your rural location, you are within reach of a number of trails for walking and cycling, perfect for you all to get the blood pumping and get rosy cheeks.

1 Alpine Place is ideal for a short break and restful holiday with your loved ones.

EPC Rating: Band F

EPC Rating: Band F

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: DG-00148-F

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About the location


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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas