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Corehead Farmhouse is set in a unique and tranquil location.

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Property

Updated: 12-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Farmhouse in Annanwater Valley, Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland - Nestled at the head of the Annanwater Valley, under the historic Devils Beef Tub.

Corehead Farmhouse is set in a unique and tranquil location nestling at the head of the Annanwater Valley, close to the historic Devils Beef Tub, 5 miles north of the Spa Town of Moffat in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries and Galloway. This delightful farmhouse enjoys spectacular views of unspoilt rural countryside - a little hideaway, yet very accessible, at only 7 miles from the M74, an hour drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh and 45 minuted from Carlisle. Corehead Farmhouse has great cultural and historical significance. It is most famous for its association with William Wallace, whose sister married the laird of Corehead Tower, Sir Thomas Halliday. The Farmhouse was built on the site of the Tower House. The Devil's Beef Tub is one of the most iconic landmarks in the South of Scotland. It is a cavernous hollow in the hills where the notorious Border Reivers once hid their stolen cattle. The Devil's Beef Tub forms part of Corehead, a stunning area of the land in the heart of the Southern Upland hills of Scotland which also includes Hart Fell, the highest hill in Dumfriesshire.

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About the Owner

Catherine Miller
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 March, 2017

About Catherine Miller

Hello, My name is Catherine Miller and I look forward to helping you with any questions you might have, when arranging your holiday. The family owned property offer a comfortable holiday and if there is anything I can do to help please get in touch. We look forward to welcoming you.

Catherine Miller purchased this farmhouse in 1980

Why Catherine Miller chose Dumfries & Galloway

Corehead Farmhouse is set in a unique and tranquil location nestling at the head of the Annanwater Valley, close to the historic Devils Beef Tub, 5 miles north of the Spa Town of Moffat in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries and Galloway.

It is of great cultural and historical significance. It is most famous for its association with William Wallace, whose sister married the laird of Corehead Tower, Sir Thomas Halliday. The Farmhouse was built on the site of the Tower House.

The Devil's Beef Tub is one of the most iconic landmarks in the South of Scotland

This delightful farmhouse enjoys spectacular views of unspoilt rural countryside - a little hideaway, yet very accessible, at only 7 miles from the M74, an hour drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh and 45 minutes from Carlisle.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The farmhouse is comfortably furnished in a traditional style with a lovely welcoming atmosphere. It boasts many original features and is quirky in design to offer a spacious 4 bedroomed family holiday home, sleeping up to 8 guests. Relax with a book in the 'snug' with the real woodburning stove, or enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the lounge with its large sumptuous sofas and original sandstone fireplace which dates back to 1600.

The heart of any farmhouse can be found in the traditional farmhouse kitchen with solid fuel Rayburn and breakfast table.

Upstairs the split balcony leads in one direction to the two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower and lovely views of the valley. The second staircase leads to the family bathroom and two further bedrooms.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We've just returned from a four night break at this property with my young family, my sisters young family and my Mum and couldn't be more delighted with Corehead. We were amazed by the beautiful and tranquil location as we drove up toward the farmhouse for the first time. With the sun shining down and a bright blue sky it looked truly magical with the backdrop of the Devils Beef Tub rising up behind. Once at the property we were even more impressed by the scale of the enclosed garden for the children to play and the spectacular views in all directions. As we explored the property it seemed there were more and more pleasant surprises at every turn. From the nights spent in front of the wood burner, to breakfasts in the large farmhouse kitchen and the evenings watching the sunset in the fantastic conservatory, we loved it all. In my experience the best parts of any property are highlighted and advertised so much that there are few surprises on your arrival other than those that let the property down. In this instance however, Catherine has not even come close to exhausting the positives with this place meaning that there still remains fantastic little discoveries at each turn. I was so pleased with the old fashioned and honest way in which this property is let. I suppose for some, this place may be a little remote and the road up to the property may put some off, but for me this all adds to the charm of this amazing place. I'm sure if I looked hard enough I could be picky about little things but I was mesmerised by the place from the moment we arrived. Do not hesitate if you are thinking of booking a holiday in this wonderful place. Thank you Catherine for an amazing family holiday.
Jul 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We've just returned from a four night break at this property with my young family, my sisters young family and my Mum and couldn't be more delighted with Corehead. We were amazed by the beautiful and tranquil location as we drove up toward the farmhouse for the first time. With the sun shining down and a bright blue sky it looked truly magical with the backdrop of the Devils Beef Tub rising up behind. Once at the property we were even more impressed by the scale of the enclosed garden for the children to play and the spectacular views in all directions. As we explored the property it seemed there were more and more pleasant surprises at every turn. From the nights spent in front of the wood burner, to breakfasts in the large farmhouse kitchen and the evenings watching the sunset in the fantastic conservatory, we loved it all. In my experience the best parts of any property are highlighted and advertised so much that there are few surprises on your arrival other than those that let the property down. In this instance however, Catherine has not even come close to exhausting the positives with this place meaning that there still remains fantastic little discoveries at each turn. I was so pleased with the old fashioned and honest way in which this property is let. I suppose for some, this place may be a little remote and the road up to the property may put some off, but for me this all adds to the charm of this amazing place. I'm sure if I looked hard enough I could be picky about little things but I was mesmerised by the place from the moment we arrived. Do not hesitate if you are thinking of booking a holiday in this wonderful place. Thank you Catherine for an amazing family holiday.
Jul 2016
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Location

From the Owner

Corehead Farmhouse is set in a unique and tranquil location nestling at the head of the Annanwater Valley, close to the historic Devils Beef Tub, 5 miles north of the Spa Town of Moffat in the beautiful countryside of Dumfries and Galloway. It is of great cultural and historical significance. It is most famous for its association with William Wallace, whose sister married the laird of Corehead Tower, Sir Thomas Halliday. The Farmhouse was built on the site of the Tower House. The Devil's Beef Tub is one of the most iconic landmarks in the South of Scotland This delightful farmhouse enjoys spectacular views of unspoilt rural countryside - a little hideaway, yet very accessible, at only 7 miles from the M74, an hour drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh and 45 minutes from Carlisle.

Activity and Interests

Distances:

5 miles from the spa town of Moffat.

Further Details:

Moffat, a historic spa town in the Annandale Valley, is set in the heart of beautiful countryside. A quaint and historic town that offers excellent shopping, places to eat, a wonderful park and an excellent base for discovering the local area and beyond.

Moffat's wide, tree-lined high street retains many of its original characteristics and the town has strong connections with both the Moffat and Johnstone clans.

A sheep farming town in years gone by, this history is depicted by the Ram Statue on the high street. The Devil's Beef Tub, a large depression in ground north of the town, aided the sheep and cattle rustlers who operated in the area, allowing them a place to hide the animals before moving them on.

Moffat was a spa town until 1921 when the Hydropathic Hotel burnt to the ground. The surrounding hills and the local section of the Southern Upland Way provide excellent walking opportunities, while the River Annan is good for fishing.

There is an interesting 'events diary' running throughout the season with something for all the family to enjoy.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2017
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£725
 
 
Easter 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 18 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£775
 
 
Spring 2017
19 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£725
 
 
Summer 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£775
 
 
Autumn 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£725
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
New Year 2017
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£775
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% non refundable deposit due at time of booking, with the balance due 4 weeks prior to your stay.

Changeover Day:
Our preferable changeover day is Saturday, but can be flexible. The minimum stay is 4 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

From the Owner

The farmhouse is comfortably furnished in a traditional style with a lovely welcoming atmosphere. It boasts many original features and is quirky in design to offer a spacious 4 bedroomed family holiday home, sleeping up to 8 guests. Relax with a book in the 'snug' with the real woodburning stove, or enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the lounge with its large sumptuous sofas and original sandstone fireplace which dates back to 1600. The heart of any farmhouse can be found in the traditional farmhouse kitchen with solid fuel Rayburn and breakfast table. Upstairs the split balcony leads in one direction to the two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower and lovely views of the valley. The second staircase leads to the family bathroom and two further bedrooms.

Property Type

  • farmhouse

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms, one family bathroom with bath and a downstairs toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Two Double bedrooms with en-suite, a further large double bedroom and twin room with shared family bathroom.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Notes:

  • Outside: The conservatory provides comfortable seating as well as dining for 8 guests. Guests are invited to explore the large private grounds or sit on the patio to take in the unspoilt countryside. The enclosed 1/2 acre garden provides plenty of space for children and pets to explore in safety. Utility Room: Back kitchen with sink, dishwasher and washing machine and tumble drier. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property will be cleaned and prepared for your stay. Towels and Linen are included with your stay. Other: Relax with a book in the 'snug' with the real wood burning stove or enjoy a glass of wine in the spacious conservatory soaking up the outstanding views.

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