|Minimum Stay||2 - 21 nights|
Peacefully situated within Dunscore Glen, roam the shared grounds with the chance to watch deer, birds of prey and owls in natural surroundings.. Peacefully situated within Dunscore Glen, this detached holiday property, furnished and equipped to an excellent standard, offers panoramic views over open countryside. Nestling in the heart of the Dumfriesshire countryside, there is extensive walking throughout the shared 300-acre grounds and the opportunity to watch deer, birds of prey and owls in their natural surroundings. 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, dating back 800 years, has connections with the poet Robert Burns, and activities include 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&rsquo; 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. The Solway Coast has many varied towns with art, craft and antique shops. Throughout this whole area there are great opportunities for walking, golfing and riding. Shop 3 miles.. Step to entrance. Beamed spacious living/dining room with wood-burning stove, 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 &ndash; logs included Electricity and full oil underfloor central heating (ground floor only), bed linen and towels includedTVCombi microwave oven/grillWasher/dryerDishwasherFreezerWi-fi (by dongle)Large garden with patio and furnitureShared 300-acre natural unspoilt woodlandAmple parkingNatural water supply from boreholeNo smokingGround floor facilitiesNB: Unfenced pond in woodland
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