Self-catering cottage for 6 with private hot tub - a rural getaway on working farm

Easily accessible from the A74(M) at Abington Services High White Cleugh Cottage is situated at the end of a mile long farm track surrounded by the hills fields and marshlands of the North Lowther Special Protection Area
A wonderful 'Off the beaten track rural retreat' - a country cottage, home from home and a little bit of luxury in the middle of the most peaceful landscape.

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High White Cleugh Cottage, Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway

Recently refurbished to a high standard, High White Cleugh Cottage is a 15 minute drive from Sanquhar where you will find all the local amenities you need including three small supermarkets, a bank, post office, chemist and newsagent. Slightly further away is Cairn Lodge Service Station with a farmshop stocking local produce.

Although the cottage is in a remote setting Morrisons supermarket will deliver so if you want to you can place an order with them and have it delivered so you don’t need to worry about shopping. The owners will even unpack it for you so it's all in the fridge/cupboards when you arrive.

Across Dumfries & Galloway there are endless places to explore the history of the area. Visit Snaquhar Tolbooth museum to learn about Sanquhar’s world famous knitting tradition and the local mining historySanquhar is home to Museum of lead mining.

Leadhills and Wanlockhead are Scotland's two highest villages and there is a narrow gauge railway which runs between them which is great trip to take.

Crawick Multiverse is a major land restoration and art project near Sanquhar, utilising landscape art to transform a former open cast coal mine into a 55-acre artland, visitor attraction and public amenity. Opened in 2015 Scotland's newest Artland attraction is the latest work from Charles Jencks whose works can also be seen at Jupiter Artland near Edinburgh.

Large private hot tub
  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3 – 2 double with superking beds, 1 twin
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Bathroom – L-shape bath, power shower
  • Fridge
  • Oven & hob
  • Toaster & kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freeview TV with Netflix
  • WIFI
  • Wood burning stove
  • Jacuzzi style Hot Tub
  • Easy parking
  • Short breaks available
  • Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage
  • 1 pet with prior notice
  • Abington Motorway Services Area – 10 minutes
  • Glasgow airport – 50 miles
  • Prestwick airport – 43 miles
  • Sanquhar – 9 miles
  • Drumlanrig Castle & Country Park – 20 miles
  • Dumfries – 38 miles
  • Ayr racecourse – 40 miles
  • Golf courses – Sanquhar (10 miles),
    Thornhill (23 miles)
  • Walking & hiking – from the doorstep
  • Pub – Colebrooke Arms, Crawfordjohn – 6 miles
  • Restaurant – Blackaddie Country House Hotel – 9 miles
  • Shop 10 minutes
  • Supermarket food delivery available from Morrisons
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sitting room with wood burning stove
master bedroom

Self-catering accommodation:

The recently installed full fitted kitchen has modern units with integrated fridge, dishwasher and washing machine. The pale grey wooden cabinets and marble effect worktops give the space a light and airy feeling. In the centre of the room a beautiful island which doubles as the dining area contains the oven and hob. A selection of white china and plain glassware adds to the contemporary feel of the kitchen.

Next to the kitchen is the cottage style sitting room with its original wood-panelled ceiling and exposed brick work behind the wood-burning stove. This comfortable snug is a great place to relax chatting, reading or watching a film at the end of the day. The 50” smart screen TV comes with Netflix and YouTube. The view from the window over the Lowther Hills is stunning and closer to the house you will see all sorts of wildlife.

Also on the ground floor is one of the two double bedrooms both of which have superking beds. Upstairs is a further double room plus a twin room. All three bedrooms are beautifully decorated with throws and cushions enhancing their cosy feel.

The bathroom has an L-shaped bath with power shower over it. There is also a heated towel rail, loo and wash hand basin. Outside the cottage there is a large private hot tub where you can relax and enjoy the views of the surrounding views in all weathers.


From the M74 leave the motorway at junction 13 signposted Abington. Follow the signs for Crawfordjohn and the B740.

From Crawfordjohn If you are already in Scotland and are coming from the North please take the M74 and leave at junction 12 signposted Carin Lodge. From here follow the signs for Douglas and the Crawfordjohn and the B740. Again once at Crawfordjohn continue on the B740 for around 5 miles until you reach the boundary with Dumfriesshire and South Lanarkshire.

Turn right to Spango farm and follow the signs for the cottage from there.

What's included:

Towels, bathrobes & slippers are provided along with bed linen.

Cost and availability:

Change over day is only on a Monday and Friday, and guests can stay ideally for 3 nights, 5 nights or 7 nights.

Check-in is from 3 pm onwards. Check out is at 11 am.

Minimum stay 3 nights

To book this relaxing getaway on a working farm in southern Scotland, please click the enquiry button below to see availability and prices.

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High White Cleugh Cottage, Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway, DG4 6HB Scotland

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Stay on a working farm - in a luxurious cottage

Dumfries and Galloway is Scotland's hidden gem! It has everything you might want on a holiday - beaches, beautiful coastlines, hills, forests, wildlife, historic sites, gardens, visitor attractions, yet remains relatively undiscovered. Dumfries-shire also reputed to be the sunniest area of Scotland and has Scotland's most southerly stretch of coastline.

The area is a great one for nature lovers having a range of different habitats including coastal, river, farmland, mountains, moors, lochs and woodlands. There are a number of reserves within an hour including Mersehead, and Caerlaverock, both of which have populations of the rare natterjack toad. There are local opportunities of seeing nesting ospreys, red kites feeding and otters. Winter is particularly good for birdwatching and Caerlaverock has been named by the BBC Wildlife Magazine as the first of its 10 best places in the UK for winter birdwatching.

Golf is well catered for and fishing. For those who like historic sites there are a number of ruined abbeys, castles, historic round houses and houses - including Kirkennan (less than an hour) itself where the deeds go back to 1647.