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Pow-Wow Shore Cottage

Powfoot near Annan, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1081861)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Annan 3.7 miles.

Overlooking the stunning shoreline of the Solway Firth in the charming village of Powfoot, a stone's throw away from the Scottish town of Annan, rests this delightful late Victorian terrace, Pow-Wow Shore Cottage.

Beautifully-finished in an eclectic blend of modern and Victorian styles, this homely dwelling is within easy reach of a wealth of outdoor opportunities, making it a fine choice for a break full of adventure.

Park up at the cottage and admire the stunning coastal views before making your way inside and entering the bright and cheerful sitting room, dominated by a period fireplace housing a rustic woodburning stove and homing a TV, DVD player and sound bar, providing the perfect setting to settle down and unwind in the evening.

Step through into the nearby dining room where a splendid table and matching Welsh dresser are nestled alongside a cosy electric log-effect fire, tastefully set within a restored fireplace; a lovely spot to indulge in a hearty meal with your loved ones.

Adjoining the dining room is the charming kitchen, fully-equipped with a range of modern amenities to ensure an enjoyable experience, alongside a handy utility where you can freshen up your holiday attire throughout your stay.

Climb the stairs the the first floor where you will find three immaculate bedrooms, three sumptuous doubles, ideal for an intimate escape away from the excitement; wake up to the magnificent coastal views framed in two of the rooms.

Whether you're looking to relax or experience adventure, prepare for your day ahead by making use of the cottages pristine family bathroom, with the choice of a luxurious soak or a quick morning rinse before heading outside to enjoy the morning sun with a steaming cup of coffee in the peaceful garden, overlooking the breath-taking views of Solway Firth; an idyllic spot to sit and relax.

A short journey from your doorstep will take you to the historic Royal Burgh of Annan where you'll find a selection of amenities and attractions, including a range of traditional shops and delicious eateries, as well as a fascinating museum, a cinema showcasing the best of both independent and mainstream movies, a swimming pool, and a well-kept riverside park; a lovely spot to indulge in a picnic.

Slightly further afield is the lively market town of Dumfries, where you can expect thrills at Dalscone Farm Fun, discover the local and prehistoric exhibits at the Dumfries Museum, marvel at the Scottish works of art on display at the Gracefield Arts Centre or tour the former home of famed poet, Robert Burns.

The pint-sized parish of Gretna Green is within easy reach, world renowned for being a popular runaway wedding destination, with the Roman city of Carlisle slightly further afield across the border, perfect for a spot of retail therapy or sightseeing.

For a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, choose Pow-Wow Shore Cottage.


  • Three bedrooms: 3 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with electric fire
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with electric fire and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer
  • TV, DVD player, sound bar, WiFi, a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Allocated parking for 1 car to the rear and roadside parking available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Rear lawned garden and enclosed front patio with bench
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles, beach 0.1 mile
  • Note: There are three steps on the path at the front of property
  • Note: There is a small access road between the back of the house and the garden
  • Note: Check-in is from 5pm, check-out by 10am

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Dumfries 15.7 miles; Carlisle 20 miles

The town of Annan, a former harbour, lies on the banks of the River Annan, in East Dumfries and Galloway, and is steeped in history, with the area once the site of Roman camps and the workplace of the writer Thomas Carlyle. Each year, the town celebrates the Riding of the Marches, in honour of the Royal Charter bestowed by King James V, which involves parades, massed pipe bands and competitions. The area around Annan has many small towns, picture postcard villages and hamlets, plus beautiful unspoilt coastline, with sandy beaches and hidden coves. Visit nearby Caerlaverock Castle, one of Scotland's finest ruined castles or Annandale Distillery. Take a day trip and marvel at the majestic architecture of the grand abbeys of Melrose and Jedburgh or visit the northern Lake District and the historic Hadrian’s Wall. Annan is an ideal base for exploring this lovely area.

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