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Quare Place

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Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • well (5)
  • family (5)
  • no (4)
  • time (4)
  • equipped (3)
  • bed (3)

7 Customer Reviews

  • "As we booked at very short notice the owner didn’t have time to do a full clean but it was acceptable."

    The beds were amazingly comfortable.the house was very well equipped and was huge.ideal for a large family .large fenced garden with gate so suitable for children.very poor tv reception but plenty of DVD’s to watch and games to play,books also.didn’t want to leave

    Reviewed by Kathryn4.4Jan 2024

  • "The property was perfect for our Christmas family break."

    It was warm and welcoming with the added bonus of a beautiful Christmas Tree. The beds were very comfortable and the whole property is furnished to a high standard with a well equipped kitchen. We particularly loved the first floor lounge with views out over the Solway. The beach and lighthouse are very close for walks. Some of our party are less mobile than others so having ground floor bedrooms and bathrooms was ideal. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return some day.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Dec 2023

  • "An ideal base to explore Dumfries and Galloway."

    The property was easy to find and we were met by the owner on arrival. The property was clean, spacious and very well presented. The kitchen in particular was very well provided with utensils and equipment. Towels were provided, which makes a huge difference when travelling as a large family. The owner messaged during the week to make sure there were no issues, which was a nice touch but not intrusive. The property has sea views and is a short stroll from the beach, from where you can take long walks in either direction. There is lots to see and do in the surrounding area (and further afield) and I would thoroughly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2023

  • "This is a fantastic property plenty of room both inside and outside."

    Will have to bring my son's family next time. loved the upstairs living room nice to sit and relax listening to the sea. We will certainly be back thankyou.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Sep 2023

  • "Great time at the house, well situated."

    House has everything you need and more. A couple of things could be fixed to make it 5 stars all round, TV has no signal through aerial which is a pain, hot water never lasted long enough for everyone to shower and the house was very warm and that was with thermostats turned down but we worked around these issues and had a great time and would come back, hopefully the owner has a look at these issues especially the TV aerial because if you are not into technology you will be watching the news channel for a week

    Dear Mr Shearer, thanks for your very favourable response and we note your recommendations. We will look into terrestrial tv. Property Owner

    Reviewed by William4.4Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely time at Quare Place."

    Great size and layout, very cosy and comfy. Good location and very quiet and peaceful even though there were caravan parks nearby. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Sep 2023

  • "A very comfortable and spacious house, in a quiet spot despite the nearby busy holiday parks."

    Kitchen was extremely well equipped [only lacking an ice-cream scoop], beds and sofas large and comfy, upper lounge was great for the evening and views across the Solway. Large driveway and garden and garage for storing beach equipment etc. Dryer not found until last day, and it was in use? good recycling information & bin system. Ground floor rooms great for the less able or wheelchair user. Let down slightly by lack of attention to details - cobwebs, leaking towel rails, shower fans & lights etc. [Though hopefully now rectified as we left a list]. Overall, a great base for exploring the area for a group or large family, shore on the doorstep and country and history inland.

    Dear Wilma, Thanks very much for your review of the Quare Place, and your note on the fridge ..we actioned all your recommendations and observations straight away. We're glad you found the house comfortable and hopefully see you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wilma4.1Jul 2023

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with en-suite Jack-and-Jill access walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x ground-floor twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request) with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting room with woodburning stove
  • There is also a first-floor sitting room
  • The property benefits from sea views on both floors
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, American fridge/freezer with ice and filtered water dispenser, washing machine, tumbler dryer, dishwasher, iron/ironing board, outside washing line
  • 2 x Smart TVs, TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for 6 cars
  • Enclosed and gated child friendly garden with lawn, patio, and picnic bench
  • Outside taps
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Situated in the coastal settlement of Southerness in the beautiful county of Dumfries and Galloway, you can find the wonderful, four-bedroom holiday home of Quare Place.

Featuring off-road parking for up to six cars, an enclosed surrounding garden, and a collection of well-presented interiors, this charming property makes a perfect base for a large family or a group of sharing friends who are seeking a relaxing, self-catered escape near the banks of the Solway Firth.

Park up outside your new home-from-home, taking a moment to breathe in your fabulous new setting before your head inside to unpack your things.

When you’re ready, get to work in the home’s fully-equipped kitchen where you’ll find all the appliances you’ll need to rustle up a delicious, home-cooked dinner.

Savour your meals as a group around the dining table before you retreat to either the downstairs sitting space or the upstairs sitting room, both of which feature ample seating and sleek, Smart TVs.

When day turns into night, be sure to refresh with a rejuvenating shower or a soak in the bath before you hunker down for much-needed rest in one of the four inviting bedrooms, including two super-king-sizes with their very own en-suite shower facilities.

If you can tear yourself from your tranquil new dwelling, set out to explore your local area.

In the village of Southerness, you can stock up on homely essentials at the Nisa Local on your way to sitting down to a hearty pub lunch at The 19th Hole.

Golf enthusiasts will delight with a round at the Southerness Golf Club, whilst those looking for the ultimate relaxation can enjoy a calming day spent ambling across Southerness Beach.

For a full day out, jump in the car and make a beeline for the Galloway Forest Park, where you can snapping shots at Bruce’s Stone, embark on a stroll along the Glentrool Kindness Path, glimpse local wildlife at Red Deer Range and the Wild Goat Park, or even spend a peaceful moment taking in the view of Rosie's Waterfall.

Whatever you do during your next stay in Scotland, do it from the base of Quare Place.

EPC Rating: Band D

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: DG-00386-F

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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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 three pubs, two village stores, a leisure centre with a pool at Parkdean 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season