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Simmer Dim

Southerness, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 937831)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Moss

    “Second time we’ve rented this cottage.”

    Just as nice as last time.

    Just as nice as last time.

    - Mr Moss, June 2021

The property

Southerness 2 miles.

Delightful semi-detached cottage sitting in a lovely farmland location two miles inland from the beaches of Southerness on Scotland’s beautiful Solway Coast an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Named after the Shetland phrase for a long summer twilight, this lovely cottage has been decorated and furnished to an impressive standard and offers superb accommodation for up to six people.

You enter straight into the spacious and well-equipped kitchen which has a dining table and a conservatory with furniture.

There are a couple of steps up to the remainder of the ground floor with a comfortable sitting room centred on a delightful woodburning stove.

Off the sitting room is a twin bedroom with a second ground floor bedroom off the hall.

This has a single bed with a pull-out single underneath and the family bathroom is opposite.

Upstairs is a double room with an en-suite shower room and superb views of nearby Criffel, the highest hill in this part of Southern Scotland, and also the surrounding open countryside.

The garden offers off road parking as well as a place to relax and unwind with a BBQ and open views.

The shed is an ideal place to store bikes and is also wired for electricity and contains a tumble dryer.

The Southerness coast is two miles away and the lovely 9-hole golf course is even closer.

Explore the stunning Galloway Hills with its world-class mountain biking and walking, as well as superb wildlife and dark skies.

A superb country cottage offering the ideal getaway with something for the whole family.

Note: This property is attached to Ref 938841, together they sleep 12.


  • Mostly ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and conservatory area
  • External utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • LPG central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden to front and rear with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop (seasonal) and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be variable
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar
  • Note: There are 2 steps leading up from the kitchen to the rest of the ground floor
  • Note: There is reduced head height on either side of first floor double bed.

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

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About the location


Castle Douglas 19 miles; Dalbeattie 13 miles; Dumfries 16 miles.

Southerness is a small coastal village established in the late 18th century, which looks out over the Solway Firth, and forms part of the Colvend coast, one of the finest stretches of coastline on the 'Scottish Riviera'. Home to two pubs, a village store, a leisure centre with a pool and two miles of sandy beaches with sand dunes, rock pools and Gulf Stream warmed waters, and one of the oldest lighthouses in Scotland, built in 1748, it has everything you will need for a relaxing holiday. The nearby Criffel Hill rises to 569m, offers wonderful views of the farmland and the sands of the Nith Estuary below, and provides great walking opportunities. The Southerness Championship Golf Course adjoins the village and offers panoramic views of the Solway Firth, the Cumbrian Lake District to the south and the Galloway Hills to the west. A great location, with something to keep everybody occupied.

Note: No stag/hen or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas