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Lucy’s cottage

Canonbie near Langholm, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1053718)



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  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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  • “Very relaxing”

    - Sandra, October 2021

The property

Langholm 4.8 miles.

Resting on the outskirts of them small village of Canonbie, near the historical Gilnockie Tower, is this semi-detached cottage, Lucy's Cottage.

With beautiful county views and sleeping up the three guests, Lucy's Cottage is a delightful setting for a couple or a small family to discover this part of Dumfries and Galloway.

The property boasts a traditional living/dining room with a large leather sofa, a recliner armchair and a warming open fire in a brick fire place surrounding a TV which has Sky and a DVD player, as well as stylish wooden dining table where all guests can sit to enjoy an evening meal.

Moving through the property there is a downstairs bathroom with WC, and a kitchen which has a handy washing machine and dishwasher so guests can feel at ease on their holidays.

Moving upstairs there is a spacious super-king-size bedroom which can also be a twin to allow flexible sleeping arrangements, a single bedroom with storage for guests to unpack, and a blue bathroom with both bath and shower so guests can get ready in their own style.

Outside there is private parking on a gravel driveway, a fishing shed with a fridge/freezer for bait and hooks for fishing poles, as well as a garden with lawn for your furry friend to play and a patio with a picnic bench so you can enjoy breakfast in the fresh country air.

The small village of Canonbie has the lovely River Esk running through, take a short 15 minute walk to the local pub, The Cross Keys, and relax with refreshments.

Langholm has shops for any self-catering essentials, pubs and takeaways for if you don't fancy an evening in the kitchen, and Castleholm Country Park which is a great spot for a picnic or a stroll with your dog.

Dumfries offers some interesting attractions such as the 15th century Devorgilla Bridge which has scenic views of the River Nith, the house of Scottish poet, Robert Burns, which is now a historic attraction with exhibits, museums and the delightful Dock Park which has river views and a mini golf course.

Lucy's Cottage is close to the English border meaning you can also explore The Lake District, Northumberland National Park or the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

For a cheerful trip to this part of Scotland, choose Lucy's Cottage as your base.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Downstairs bathroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with open fire
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Sky, WiFi, built in Bluetooth, DVD player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with lawn, gravel, patio, furniture and shed
  • One small dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.6 miles, pub 4.5 miles
  • Note: The external shed supports for fishing rods and a cyclists and has a fridge/freezer
  • Note: This property sits right on the border of Cumbria, Scotland and Northumberland, Ayrshire is 90miles away
  • Please note: this property is under 25 mi from Hadrians Wall and less than 46 mi from 7stanes bike trail.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Lockerbie 18 miles; Carlisle 19 miles; Hawick 23 miles.

Langholm is a burgh on the River Esk in Dumfries and Galloway. From Mesolithic Man 9000 years ago, through Roman occupation to the notorious Border Reivers around the 16th century, Langholm has much history to share. The town developed around the textile industry, achieving a worldwide reputation for its woollens, expanding its population and earning the nickname of the ‘Muckle Toon’, or the Large Town. Langholm is also famous as the birthplace of Hugh MacDiarmid, the poet and Thomas Telford who was born just outside the town and after whom a road in the town is named. An unused Episcopalian church was converted into the Armstrong clan museum and was visited by astronaut Neil Armstrong in 1972 when he was made a freeman of the burgh. The town also hosts festivals for music, food and arts and the annual Common Riding draws many visitors. Within easy reach is Lockerbie, home to a good selection of bars and shopping facilities, as well as a jazz festival. A short drive from Langholm in the River Esk Valley is the Kagyu Samye Ling, the first Tibetan Buddhist Centre established in the West. As well as offering residential retreats, day visitors are welcome all year round to explore the temple or relax in the peace gardens and grounds.