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Family house surrounded by lawn and woodlands with countryside views

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


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.

Graham Doyles
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 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)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Stranraer in Scotland

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 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.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • 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.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • 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
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.


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


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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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
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 5
26 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
4 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

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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