Glenview Holiday Cottage

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Welcome to Glenview, an outstanding, spacious and modern cottage occupying a magnificent clearing in it's own woodland.

 

Glenveiw cottage can be quietly found at the end of its own driveway occupying a picturesque clearing in its own woodland.  The cottage provides everything you could need with it's spacious accommodation for 6 people which is naturally light and carefully furnished and equipped to a high standard. Photographs are in our gallery or on our Glenview Website.

As guests you will enjoy the warmth of the log burning stove, underfloor heating and relaxing home comforts.  Outside you can sit and relax, barbeque and dine while the younger family explores the surrounding woodland, build dens and play games on the lawn.

There are extensive walks through the woodland to see wildlife and our herd red and fallow deer.


Facilities

The cottage lacks nothing that a comfortable modern home requires.

Glenview has a large amount of living space in the open plan kitchen-diner-living room with a log burning stove at one end and the kitchen's granite work tops and belfast sink at the other end. The south facing sunroom provides a comfortable view of the woodland, pond, owl box and wild roe deer grazing.

 

Spacious living/dining room, wood-burning stove, beamed vaulted ceiling and well-equipped kitchen area with tiled floor. Utility. Sun room. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed, TV and walk-in wardrobe. Shower room with toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove – logs included
  • Walking in Private 240-acre grounds with natural unspoilt woodland and open hill.
  • Electricity and full oil underfloor central heating (ground floor only), bed linen and towels included
  • TV
  • Video
  • Combi microwave oven/grill
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Large garden with patio and furniture
  • Ample parking
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • NB: Unfenced pond in woodland

Things to Do


 

From streams to summits and forests to shores, the landscape in Dumfries & Galloway is naturally inspiring, influencing the region’s history, culture and everyday life. Discover how this region’s beautiful scenery has filled artists and writers with the passion to create great works, and see how it is the perfect backdrop for exciting activities, sports and an abundance of rare wildlife. Dumfries and Galloway benefits from some amazing dining and food experiences from local resturants, farm shops and farmers markets.


Local attractions include Drumlanrig Castle, the home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, and has a superb art collection, beautiful gardens and extensive country park. Nearby is Thornhill with shops, hotels and an 18-hole golf course, Mabie Farm Park with quad bikes, trampolines and astro turf slides.

Dumfries (http://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/dumfries-p239181), dating back 800 years, has connections with the poet Robert Burns , and activities include the Camera Obscura , cinemas, skating and swimming.

Further south is the remote triangular-shaped Caerlaverock Castle which dates back to 1270, with its mighty gatehouse and moat, and a nearby nature reserve. Amongst the protected salt marsh and mud flats there are many well-situated birdwatchers’ hides, which offer the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the rare natterjack toad or one of the thousands of barnacle geese which return in the winter.

The nearby Galloway Forest Park is famed for off-road cycling and walking with the Seven Stanes and National Cycle Network also passing nearby. Watersports available at Loch Ken (http://www.lochken.co.uk/).

The Solway Coast has many varied towns with art, craft and antique shops.
Throughout this whole area there are great opportunities for walking, cycling , golfing, riding and fishing.


Directions


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Heading north from Dumfries on the A76 take left after 1 mile (B729 sign posted for Dunscore 6 miles). Continue up that road to Dunscore, turn left at the mini roundabout past the church (Corsock 11 miles).  After 1.5 miles turn first right (Corsock 9 miles), continue 1 mile (pass through a crossroads, Corsock 8 miles) then turn right at the School House marked as a dead end. Continue up this road past “Goosedubs” until you reach “West Skelston Farm” turn left at the farm down the bumpy road, fork left and over the cattle grid  signed for fox wood and continue up to the end of the tarmac road and you will see Glenview at the top.

Property address:

Glenview, Dunscore, DG20UT.  Contact Emma info@millbankvenison.co.uk 01576203925 or 07801351846


Booking

 

You can book Glenview online at Premier Cottages.

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