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Dalgarnock Cottage, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway


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Dalgarnock Cottage is one of six luxury cottages set in the beautiful scenery of Dumfries and Galloway. The cottage faces a spectacular outlook down the Nithsdale Valley and sits in some of the loveliest, least-trampled countryside in Scotland. Many visitors return to Templand Cottages again and again (there is a very high level of repeat bookings) to enjoy the beauty and stress-free environment on offer.

The attractive village of Thornhill is only half a mile away and has an excellent selection of shops, restaurants and pubs to suit all tastes. Templand Cottages are a great place to stay for walkers and cyclists. There are also horse riding facilities just around the corner. Closeby is the river Nith which is excellent for fishing especially salmon fishing and is only around a 10 minute walk away from the complex. Also there is very good trout fishing available on local lochs. There are several golf courses in the area; the course at Thornhill is particularly attractive and welcomes visitors.

The area has many castles and historic houses worth visiting. Drumlanrig Castle and Country Park (only approx 4 miles away) has beautiful gardens and a famous art collection. Attractions at the castle also include superb French furniture, a 300 year old silver chandelier, cabinets made for Louis XIV, silver, porcelain and tapestries. On a smaller scale, Morton Castle, Closeburn Castle and Caerlaverock Castle are all also worth a visit.

  • Sleeps - 2/4
  • Bedrooms - 1 (1 super king/twin, sofa bed in sitting room)
  • Bathroom - bath with overhead shower
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • Microwave
  • TV, DVD, video, stereo
  • Full central heating (green) biomass boiler
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Games room, play area, picnic tables
  • Landscaped courtyard and gardens
  • Patio area with garden furniture, barbeque and bird table
  • 14ft netted trampoline
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Full disabled access
  • Pets by prior arrangement
  • Thornhill - half a mile
  • Airports - Glasgow and Edinburgh approx 70 miles
  • Station - Dumfries 13 miles
  • Pubs and restaurants - half a mile
  • Golf course - 1 mile
  • Walking and cycling, free cycle hire
  • Fishing - half a mile
  • Horse riding 1 mile
  • Ice rink, cinema, bingo - Dumfries 13 miles
  • Public swimming pool - Dumfries 13 miles
  • Forest of Ae
  • Drumlanrig Castle
  • Morton Castle
  • Mabie Forest

Dalgarnock Cottage is a beautiful cottage with fantastic views. It has patio doors from the living room leading onto a patio area which is enclosed by iron railings. The patio area has a bird table (red squirrels are sometimes seen feeding here), garden furniture and a barbeque.

Inside the cottage is a comfortable living room which has two sofas, one of which can be made into a sofa bed. The dining area is just off the living room as is the fully equipped kitchen. The bedroom has a superking double bed which can alternatively be changed to two twin beds. The bathroom has a shower over the bath with wash hand basin and WC (with rail).

The cottage is accessible for wheelchair users and all the accommodation is on the ground floor.

FROM THE NORTH - Entering Thornhill on A76 turn right at stone monument (in centre of village) into West Morton Street. Follow road out of the village (road narrows and goes downhill) to the small crossroads at the bottom. Go straight across and up the hill and turn left into Templands Cottages drive.

FROM THE SOUTH - From A75 outside Dumfries take A76 north (Kilmarnock road) for approx 12 miles to Closeburn. Through village and in 1 mile turn left onto B731 (Signed Penpoint/Monaive). After quarter mile turn left at small crossroads, go up the hill and left again into Templands Cottages drive.

What's included:
Full central heating which is provided by an environmentally friendly Biomass heating system is included in the price.
Bed linen and towels are provided.
Use of all the facilities (swimming pool, cycle hire, games room) is included.
There is no additional charge for pets. Pets are welcome by prior arrangement.

Cost and availability.
The self-catering cottage is rented out year round.
Change over day is a Saturday with check in at 3pm, check out by 10am.
Short breaks are available out of season.

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Dalgarnock Cottage, Templand Mains, Templand Cottages, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway DG3 5AB Scotland

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