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Mayfield house

Dumfries, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1083535)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Nestled in a peaceful residential area on the outskirts of the vibrant town of Dumfries rests this remarkable five-bedroom holiday home, Mayfield House.

Idyllically positioned within easy reach of both the coast and country of Scotland and boasting an interior full of character, Mayfield House makes for the perfect base for a group celebration.

Park up on the spacious driveway nestled at the foot of this remarkable dwelling before unloading your belongings and making your way into your new home-from-home for the duration of your trip.

Kick off your shoes and unwind with a sumptuous seat in front of the television, flicking on your favourite show as the glow of the woodburning stove warms the room with a homely ambiance.

Cook up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen, utilising the array of amenities provided, and gather together with a handful of guests at the quirky reclaimed tree trunk dining table to indulge in the fruits of your labour.

In the warmer weather, head outdoors and soak in the last of the evening sun in the peaceful setting of the beautifully-maintained garden; a lovely spot to toast a glass of fizz to a wonderful holiday.

Escape the excitement and venture upstairs to delve into the pages of a captivating book in the intimate study space, or challenge the little ones to a game of table football in the exciting games room.

As the evening grows darker, head upstairs to the first floor where you'll find four well-presented bedrooms, three king-size rooms, one of which benefits from it's own en-suite shower room, perfect for larger groups, alongside a plush double, there is a further family shower room and a ground floor shower room off the utility.

Climb the stairs to the second floor where you'll find the final bedroom, fit with twin beds nestled under the intimate setting of the sloped ceiling, providing a calming spot to rest your head.

In the morning, enjoy your coffee alfresco in the garden, taking in the fresh air and starting your day with tranquillity.

A short walk from your doorstep will bring you into the heart of the bustling town of Dumfries where you'll find a fantastic array of local amenities; treat your loved ones to a spot of retail therapy at Loreburne Shopping Centre, or indulge in a bite to eat at one of the many eateries that decorate the high-street, promising to serve something to suit all tastes and budgets.

The amenities of Dumfries include a confectionary shop, bustling farmer’s market, three golf courses and a contemporary visual art centre.

Historians will be delighted by the amount of heritage scattered across the town with Robert Bruce & the former home of famed poet, Robert Burns, open to tour, as well as the fascinating exhibitions of local and prehistoric history on display at Dumfries Museum.

Pack your bucket and spade and head to the pint-sized coastal town of Southerness to spend a fun-filled day at the beach; dip your toes in the tranquil waters of the sea, feel the glorious golden sand between your toes as you lounge with a good book, or bask in the suns rays with a stroll along the coastline.

Keep the family entertained with a visit to The Galloway activity centre or Dalscone Farm Fun, where you can meet the cute farm animals, release some adrenaline on the go-karts and reach new heights on the bouncy castle before heading to the on-site farm shop to stock up on fresh locally sourced produce.

Venture further afield and visit Gretna Green, renowned as the destination for run-away marriages,or a spot of shopping at Gretna gateway outlet village or cross the border and discover Carlisle, the county town of Cumbria, bustling with sights and attractions to discover.

For your next group celebration in Scotland, choose Mayfield House.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x second-floor twin (Super-king on request) with TV
  • 1 x first floor shower rooms with walk-in shower, basin and WC on the ground floor
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with TV and woodburning stove, Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Games room with TV and woodburning stove
  • Study
  • Central heating with 3 x woodburning stoves
  • Aga, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine, tumble Dryer & dishwasher
  • 6 x TVs with Sky TV in the lounge, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Garden with furniture & Hot tub
  • Plenty of storage for wet boots etc
  • Games room includes multi games table, books & games
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Due to the sloped ceiling in the twin bedroom there may be restricted head height, please take care
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 5
  • Note: The owner lives on site

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

DUMFRIES

Castle Douglas 18 miles; Gretna 30 miles; Kirkcudbright 40 miles; Lake District National Park 50 miles;

Known as the Queen of the South, Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh and is the largest town in south west Scotland. It lies close to the mouth of the River Nith as it opens into the Solway Firth. Its origins are mysterious and are believed to involve at various times the ancient Romans, St Ninian and there is evidence of King Arthur having fought battles in the area. It is also held that Malcolm Canmore and William the Conqueror met here in the 11th century and William Wallace pursued the English through the surrounding Nith valley 200 years later. Robert the Bruce killed his rival John Comyn in the Greyfriars Kirk in Dumfries and Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed in the town for a few days in the mid 18th century and the poet Robert Burns moved to Dumfries in 1791 and staying until his death five years later. Today Dumfries is a bustling popular town with much to offer the visitor. Its location makes it ideal for exploring the coastline with its sandy beaches and rocky inlets to the Galloway Hills and Ae forest offering superb walking and cycling on the famous 7 stanes trails. Visit stunning Caerlaverock Castle and Nature Reserve or indulge in some high octane excitement with the Scottish Rally based in Dumfries each summer.

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