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Cottage In Rockcliffe With Superb Elevated Sea Views

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Cottage in Rockcliffe, Nr. Dalbeattie area, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland - Large Comfortable Cottage, Close To The Beach With Pretty Gardens

Lonsdale cottage is situated in an elevated position in the seaside village of Rockcliffe. Close to the beach and surrounded by pretty gardens it provides comfortable spacious accommodation for six people. Large bike store.


Owner
David Walley
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About David Walley

Living on a farm in Cheshire we fell in love with Rockcliffe whilst on holiday in the area. We especially enjoy the wonderful walks, which we are still discovering, and the birds, red squirrels and deer.

David Walley purchased this cottage in 2011

Why David Walley chose Dumfries & Galloway

Rockcliffe is a beautiful coastal village at any time of the year. It is so quiet and unspoilt, but, only an hour from the M6 so easily accessible. Lonsdale has the most amazing views from all main rooms and set in lovely gardens it was love at first sight. We enjoy walking and the property connects to NTS land and forest paths and the coastal path from the beach is wonderful. The 7 Stanes mountain biking is so close by and of course lots of birds and butterflies to spot and enjoy.

What makes this cottage unique

Lonsdale is just as wonderful in the winter as the summer with double glazing, full central heating and a cosy wood burning stove. Sit back in the swivel chairs in the warmth and watch the weather come in from the sea.If you are sitting ,washing up, in bed or cleaning your teeth there is always an amazing view from the window. Relax with books,games and jigsaws and enjoy the peace and beautiful surroundings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lonsdale is AMAZING .. What amazing views

Lonsdale is in a terrific location .. wonderful views and a really lovely garden to boot

The house is very well equipped..and so it's a very comfortable place to stay.
Aug 2013
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Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Yorkshire
5

Stunning

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful position, spacious with beautiful views from literally every window, including the bathroom.

The large kitchen/ dining room was perfect for everyone to cook, chat and eat together . Likewise the very comfortably furnished, light, spacious lounge was a great place to relax or just sit on your own admiring the views or watch the red squirrels scamper around.

The beds were extremely comfortable. We slept in the ensuite room downstairs and let the family sleep upstairs with their own bathroom.

The area is considered to be Scotland's best kept secrets! The position in Rockcliffe is perfect for evening strolls in both directions along the coast- Castlepoint to your left or Kippford to your right. Although the one mile walk to the pub in Kippford was a favourite.

The fittest family members were very impressed with the seven stanes mountain bike trails. The walk along the cliff path to Sandyhills is spectacular and the national trust threave garden and castle are well worth a visit. The youngest and oldest simply enjoyed exploring the rock pools on Rockcliffe beach.

Of the many places we have stayed in within the area, Lonsdale cottage is definitely the best. We will hopefully return next year.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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dumfries
5

brilliant stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our daughter, son in law and two small granddaughters. This is the best self catering I have stayed in and we have traveled extensively, it is roomy and so comfortable and has everything you could need. The layout was perfect as we had the ground floor ensuite room and the family were upstairs with the very large family bathroom. The large kitchen diner also has comfy seating if you needed some quiet time and overlooked the lovely patio. Lonsdale is a credit to the owners who have created the perfect retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Aberdeen
5

Lonsdale Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage exceeded our expectations, with outstanding views from every window, well-equipped kitchen and lovely, large rooms. We would certainly like to return in the future.

There was also lots of information in the cottage about things to do in the area, and plenty of choice of activities. Rockcliffe itself is a pretty village and offers the choice of a relaxing or active holiday, with lots of lovely walks without having to go far afield.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£515
for 7 nights
£515
 
 
High
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Mid
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£588
for 7 nights
£588
 
 
High
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Mid
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£588
for 7 nights
£588
 
 
Peak
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£851
for 7 nights
£851
 
 
Mid
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
High
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Peak
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£851
for 7 nights
£851
 
 
Mid
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£588
for 7 nights
£588
 
 
High
7 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Low
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£515
for 7 nights
£515
 
 
Peak
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£851
for 7 nights
£851
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£851
for 7 nights
£851
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Saturday in peak season otherwise enquire. Property will be available from 4pm on day of arrival until 10 am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Please note that Christmas week will run from Sunday December 20th 2015 to Sunday December 27th 2015 and New Year week will run from Sunday December 27th 2015 to Sunday January 3rd 2016

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dalbeattie in Scotland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom upstairs with bath, separate shower, basin and toilet. En suite shower room downstairs with shower, basin and toilet. Downstairs toilet and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs Bedroom 1 with double bed (5 ft) bed, Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Downstairs Bedroom 2 with twin beds and en suite shower room
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets Outside: Lovely gardens with many plants flowering throughout the year. There is a rear lawned area surrounded by azaleas, camellias, rhodedendrums and magnolias and a sunken Japenease garden complete with a sheltered gezebo seat. Paved dining area (table and 6 chairs) overlooking the sea. Large lockable bike store. Sloping woodland garden. Utility Room: Sink, washing machine and new tumbler drier. Coat hooks and shoe rack. Iron, ironing board and clothes maid. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Property cleaned for arrival and beds made up with all bed linen included. Large bath and hand towel per person included. Linen changed weekly. Other: Free WiFi. Sunny porch with plants. Hall/landing with desk, bookcases, books, games and jigsaws

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