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Family house surrounded by lawn and woodlands with countryside views

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Overview

Property

Updated: 14-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

House near Portpatrick and Stranraer (Rhins of Galloway), Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland - Peaceful location, 10 minuie drive to the picturesque village of Portpatrick

The house is set in an elevated position in a peaceful area overlooking the countryside and a wildlife pond. There is plenty of lawned area to the front and rear of the house which is surrounded by woodlands. There is an abundance of wildlife includind pheasants, red squirrels, woodpeckers, jays, doves and many other birds that come to the various feeders on the property. The quaint village of Portpatrick where there is a golf course, mini golf, gardens, walks, beach, fishing, restaurants and pubs is a 10 minute drive. The town of Stranraer is a 10 minute drive, where there are grocery shops including Morrisons, Tesco, Farmfood and Lidl, also banks, shops, pubs and restaurants. The Mull of Galloway, the most southern point of Scotland, is a 40 minute drive and well worth a visit as there is an RSPB reserve, lighthouse, coffie house and spectacular panoramic views. Port Logan is a small fishing village with a large beach, botanic gardens and the fish pond is on the way to the Mull. The Galloway forest is great for mountain biking, walking, sightseeing and is about 35 minutes away.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Graham Doyles
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 January, 2017

About Graham Doyles

I am in my 50s, and moved to the country to enjoy a nice quiet life. I take pride in my property and this shows in both the grounds and houses alike.

Graham Doyles purchased this house in 2003

Why Graham Doyles chose Dumfries & Galloway

I had recently moved to the area and it seemed to be a nice location with the cottage surrounded by woodlands and loads of wildlife. After living here for a few years I got planning permission to build a second house on an elevated location on the property with spectactular views, which I completed in 2011. I feel it's a beautiful place for a rest and relaxing break for a large family with plenty of space in the woods and garden for children and big kids to play.

What makes this house unique

The house is well equiped with practically everything you would have in your own home. The only down side is there is no mobile signal, but then this could also be a bonus! (there is a landline available)

2 Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5

40th Anniversary family break

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for all the family. It was very well presented and had everything we needed. The woodland at the rear of the property kept the children and adults occupied. Port Patrick near by is a must to visit with lovely coastal walks and a brilliant play area .

The owner was very welcoming and informative. We all had a great time and would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property and a wonderful break

  • 5 of 5

Spent a long weekend here with a group of friends and we were all impressed with this beautiful house. Lots of space. Top quality accommodation. Extremely well stocked kitchen. Fantastic grounds-red squirrel up by the house! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

I had recently moved to the area and it seemed to be a nice location with the cottage surrounded by woodlands and loads of wildlife. After living here for a few years I got planning permission to build a second house on an elevated location on the property with spectactular views, which I completed in 2011. I feel it's a beautiful place for a rest and relaxing break for a large family with plenty of space in the woods and garden for children and big kids to play.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Preswick at 55 Miles Nearest Barpub : Portpatrick and Stranraer at 6 Miles Nearest Ferry : Cairnryan at 10 Miles Nearest Golf : Portpatrick and Stranraer at 6 Miles Nearest Train : Stranraer at 6 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Portpatrick and Stranraer at 6 Miles Nearest Beach : Labrax at 2.5 Miles Car: necessary

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
4 Jan 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£700
 
 
Rate 1
12 Apr 2017 - 18 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£740
for 4 nights
From
£185
£900
 
 
Summer
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£660
for 3 nights
From
£220
£1,100
 
 
Winter
30 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£700
 
 
Rate 5
26 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£880
for 4 nights
From
£220
£1,100
 
 
Winter
4 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£450
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposits and payments can be paid by cheque or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
The change over days are flexable, check in after 4 pm and check out before 10 unless prior arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Daily rates are £150 Low, £185 Mid and £220 High seasons, with minimum stays of 3 - 4 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The house is well equiped with practically everything you would have in your own home. The only down side is there is no mobile signal, but then this could also be a bonus! (there is a landline available)

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Downstairs bathroom with bath and large walk in shower. Upstairs bathroom with shower over bath and ensuite bedroom 4/5 with shower over bath.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 5 bedrooms each sleeping 2 Notes on bedrooms: Downstairs bedroom 1 with a king bed and bedroom 2 with twin beds. Upstairs bedroom 3 with a king and single bed, bedroom 4 with a king bed and bedroom 5 with twin beds. Bedroom 5 is between bedroom 4 and the ensuite.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: This a non smoking house and pets are not allowed. There is a shower chair if needed and will be left out on request. Extra beds, linen and towels are available on request at a small cost. Outside: Outside there is a patio at the front, concreted area to the rear with tables, chairs and a gas barbecue. There is plenty of lawn for football etc. and the woodlands for children to play in (wellies suggested). Utility Room: The utility room is equipped with the boiler, a washing machine, a dryer, clothes pulley and sink with cabinetes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen for the 3 king beds and 4 single beds are provide with ample towels and face clothes. Any cleaning during your stay can be arranged at an additional cost.

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