The Glen Farmhouse

Shawhead, Dumfries

Property Reference: SGGX
  • Sleeps6
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms3
  • Grade4 Star rating

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Property Description

In its own peaceful and secluded valley with only sheep and cattle, this detached renovated farmhouse has wonderful views over open countryside. Woodland walks and hillside trails radiate from the doorstep, with the renowned Glenkiln Statues walk nearby. Dumfries (8 miles) offers shops, restaurants, museums and theatre. Castle Douglas (8 miles) is a traditional market town with shops specialising in local produce. Many beautiful beaches along the Solway. NT Threave Gardens, 8 miles. Cycling, riding and fishing available. Pub 5 miles.Situated on the 6000-acre Lincluden Estate, these three detached properties are presented to the highest standards. They are located in remote settings on the edge of the moors with delightful woodland walks and hillside trails up into forests or to the main estate which has the renowned Glenkiln Sculpture Walk - the world’s first collection of sculpture in a natural setting, with sculptures by Henry Moore, Jacob Epstein and Auguste Rodin. It is an area hugely popular with walkers and cyclists of all abilities, and the Dalbeattie 7 Stanes cycling trail is also close by. There are many sandy beaches and forest trails to explore and many lovely gardens nearby as well for those seeking a slower pace of recreation.
The surrounding area offers a tremendous range of activities for the visitor. Golf courses, sailing, horse riding, cycling and walking are all available close by, and there are tennis courts and swimming-pools in nearby Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas and Dumfries. Fishing is available by arrangement at Glen Kiln Loch with the first day free of charge (any days after are chargeable at £8 per adult and £4 per child/OAP). Many quaint villages await exploration including the coastal villages of the Isle of Whithorn, Port William (known as the Machars of Galloway and presented with the Pride of Galloway award) and the popular village of Portpatrick with stunning views over the North Channel to the Irish coast. A trip to Ireland from Stranraer also makes for a good day out. Dumfries, with shops, restaurants, museums and theatre, lies 10 miles away, while Castle Douglas, Scotland’s Food Town (8 miles), is a traditional market town with shops specialising in local produce. There are also many beautiful beaches for holidaymakers to enjoy. Shop 5 miles, pub 5½ miles.

Large living room/study with open fire. Spacious well-equipped kitchen/dining room with Aga (for cooking) and wooden floor. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms; one with zip & link bed and en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet, and one with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with claw-foot bath, toilet and wooden floor.

  • Open fire - fuel included
  • Partial underfloor heating
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • Oil Aga included
  • Combi microwave oven/grill
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • ½-acre natural unspoilt woodland
  • Parking (for 4 cars)
  • Secure cycle store
  • Fenced stream in woodland

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Washing machine
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • No smoking
  • NB: Streams nearby

Note: The Glen Farmhouse Ref SGGX can be booked with The Granary Ref SPPC to sleep up to 8 people

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. We loved this cottage so much that we will be returning as soon as we can. It is so comfortable and has everything you need for a relaxing break. The house is lovely and clean and beautifully decorated. We didn’t want to leave! Sept 2011.
  2. A wonderful holiday house - a pleasure to stay there. It would have been nice to have information readily available about the various sculptures in the valley - we only found out more via internet. No internet at the house. Aug 2011.
  3. A very luxurious farmhouse, with a fantastic big kitchen and 2 sitting rooms. Great for families as its sound proof! Castle Douglas is a lovely foodie town nearby with a park and swings too. We really enjoyed the statues walks as did out 18 month old son. Though I recommend an off road buggy or carry pack. July 2011.
  4. This is a beautiful home situated on a lovely property. July 2011.
  5. Lovely, lots of space, furnished to a very high standard and well equipped. May 2010.
  6. Beautiful property with all the necessary equipment. Warm and comfortable in an idyllic setting. April 2010.
  7. Beautiful fixtures and fittings, no expense spared. Very stylish. Very aspirational, wish my own home was more like this cottage. Feb 2010.
  8. Very high standard of fixtures and fittings sympathetic to the age and character of the original house. Comfortable and luxurious accommodation. Feb 2010.
  9. Loved the kitchen and the fact that it was so well equipped (all types of crockery and cooking utensils of the highest quality brands) and the mattresses in the bedrooms were the best. Loved the interior design throughout. Nov 2009.
  10. Great house, would recommend to friends. Expect to cook, there didn’t seem to be many local eateries. But the aga was great!!. Just like the photos. Great place to spend time-would be great in winter too. Lots of space. Aug 2009.
  11. Everything about this property and its setting is brilliant and its remoteness adds to its charm. Sept 2009.
  12. Top quality furnishings. High quality all around. July 2009.
  13. Second time at this house. A very special location. March 2009.
  14. Excellent accommodation, a very light, airy and spacious property. Nicely furnished and well stocked with essentials such as cleaning products - everything you need to wine, dine and relax! March 2008.
  15. The property was beautiful and given the weather we had, it was lovely to be in such a warm comfortable house! Oct 2008.
  16. Beautiful, peaceful surroundings. Stunning views. Exceptionally warm and comfortable property. Dec 2008.
  17. Excellent spacious property. Oct 2008.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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