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Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
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Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
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The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
The Farmhouse has been recently renovated and we hope it to now be a luxurious holiday home. Sleeping up to 5 guests in 3 very comfortable bedrooms The Farmhouse makes the perfect coastal retreat for holidays and special breaks in Scotland. Delightfully situated with views across the farmland to Balcary bay, over the Galloway hills and to the Lake District fells the property is in an idyllic location.
Bedrooms / Bathrooms – 1 x King Sized Double En-suite, 1 x Twin, 1 x Single Bedroom & 2 Family Bathrooms:
As well as being a walkers and nature lovers heaven The Farmhouse is ideally situated as your base for you to explore the best of South West Scotland’s other attractions.
At a Glance
Stunning scenery & sea views
Dogs welcome (and loved!)
Amazing coastline, beaches, castles & acres of forest
Wonderful walks, biking, touring, golf & more
Stay on a real working farm
Meet some of the animals if you like
Europe’s second Dark Sky Park for stargazing (non-existent light pollution)
UNESCO Galloway & Southern Ayrshire Biosphere – a world class environment for people & nature, a short drive away
15 mins to the lively food town of Castle Douglas.
Families welcome (it is a working farm; farm buildings and some fields are out of bounds to children and dogs – www.outdooraccesscode.scotland)
Any day arrival, departure and length of stay (minimum stay 3 nights)
Low occupancy discounts
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Our farm is 494 acres with a superb coastal footpath along its periphery. Some of the most stunning views in South West Scotland. The house is surrounded by a wrap around garden offering a sun trap area to the south facing side, with a lovely dining terrace. We have a small concrete dog exercise area to the south side, along with a specific dog exercise paddock to the front of the house looking towards Balcary Bay. The farm buildings are adjoining the house in a traditional style, with some more modern buildings too. We have a few hens, and guinea fowl which are free range, along with our farm cats!
Amazing views are experienced from our conservatory to the seaside of Balcary Bay, the Galloway hills and across to the Cumbrian fells. We have 2 sitting rooms, on looking towards Balcary Bay and the other with south facing garden and farmland views. A spacious kitchen diner along with a separate dining room, downstairs bathroom / wet room, utility room and entrance porch.
First Floor Description
Master en suite bedroom with sea views, family bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Twin bedroom with vellum window looking towards the sea (if you are tall enough to see out!). The single bedroom looks out onto the south facing garden.
Second Floor Description
Window Views Description
We have lovely views from all the rooms in The Farmhouse, overlooking the land towards the coast, across to the Lake District and just beautiful fields with farm animals roaming around. The farm housing buildings are adjoining the house and across the garden.
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