21,000+ quality-checked cottages 30+ years of cottage holidays 98% would book again No credit card fees New home of cottages4you 21,000+ quality-checked cottages 98% would book again 30+ years of cottage holidays No credit card fees New home of cottages4you
Shortlist
You can view or make payments on your booking by clicking here x.

Mains of Auchenfranco

Price Match Guarantee
We guarantee that our prices are the same as those featured on .
Lochfoot near Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Grade 4 Star rating
Select your date and duration:
Prices are per property not per person includes a £39 booking fee.

 

Duration

Loading
Available Start Date
Unavailable Days
Selected Start Date
Done
Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0345 498 6900Call us on 0345 498 6900
×
Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms3
Pets 2

Why Us?

  • No credit card fees
  • Secure booking
  • Book 2015 for £25 Low deposit
  • Recognised grading standards
  • Exclusive ferry travel offers
  • Over 30 years experience
  • 98% of guests would book again

This property is part of our Scottish regional Cottages collection

Scottish Cottages

The Scottish Regional Specialist - Fantastic properties in the most favourable locations. No one knows Scotland better!


Description

This well-appointed farmhouse is set in a picturesque location 6 miles west of Dumfries.

The large spacious farmhouse is reached by a 1/4 mile private drive, adjoining the owner’s house. One of the major benefits of living at Auchenfranco is its location; we feel very privileged to be there and hope you will feel the same when you come to stay. Although the farmhouse could probably accommodate  twice the number of visitors, we have deliberately set the maximum occupation at 4 adults in order to preserve the atmosphere of unhurried tranquillity, with space to relax and chill, away from the stresses of everyday life. The farmhouse benefits from a country style kitchen/diner, 2 lounges all with views across paddocks with woodland/reedbeds and hills beyond. Off the main lounge is the conservatory and patio area which gets the afternoon/ evening sun, perfect for afternoon tea or a glass of wine whilst barbecuing. A short walk across a field takes you through our private woodland/reedbed (around 10 acres) down to Lochrutton Loch. The habitat supports a wide range of species of  birds & animals, buzzards, woodpeckers, swallows, waterfowl, deer, badgers, bats to name a few, you never know what you might spot! There is course fishing on the Loch, free of charge to guests - just bring your rods. Auchenfranco is 6 miles west of Dumfries, ideally located for the world class 7Stanes mountain bike trails of Mabie, Dalbeattie and Ae forests, close to WWT Caerlaverock wetland centre and RSPB Mersehead nature reserve on the Solway Firth
GUEST BOOK COMMENT’S
"I can say i’ve never stayed anywhere so welcoming and homely"  May ’09
"This is not a house holiday let; it is a beautiful home rented out in an area of Scotland that is a real gem"  Aug ’09

Ground Floor:
Property has electric storage heating and comprises:
Main Lounge: With electric stove effect fire, comfy sofa’s, Free view digital TV, DVD and DAB radio/cassette/CD player.
2nd Lounge: With electric stove effect fire, dining table, wide range of books, board games, cards, jigsaws & DVD’s.
Large traditional Farmhouse Kitchen: Well equipped, with oil fired AGA, combi microwave/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. washing machine, TV and dining table.
Shower Room: With shower and WC
Conservatory: Off main lounge, with doors opening onto private patio, seating area with furniture.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed, fitted wardrobe
Bathroom 1: Next door to bedroom 1 with corner bath, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 2: Bedroom suite consisting of bedroom twin bedded, fitted wardrobe, walk thro dressing room (with wardrobe, sofa and dressing table), en suite bathroom with bath and WC

All fuel, power, pure cotton bed linen and towels included. Patio furniture and BBQ, charcoal provided.  Off road parking. Pets welcome. No children under the age of 14 years.

Read more 

Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    01/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 17/10/2017
    We had a lovely restful time. The owners were very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this cottage. Our dogs had a great time too. We have been to this cottage before and will definitely use it again. It is a real home from home and very comfortable. Everything you need had been thought about and is there. A lovely break


  • 10

    07/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 30/09/2017
    Our second visit and not disappointed. Home from home and we shall be back!


  • 9

    08/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 03/07/2017
    What a gorgeous holiday let. It felt like visiting a favourite Aunt or a good friend --a house with a real personality, but gloriously comfortable. Loads of pretty touches, but it didn't feel fussy or over-primped. The surrounding countryside was amazing, with excellent dog walks and bird watching for those of us who liked that, while the rest could stay at home enjoying the peace of the beautifully decorated conservatory or bake up a storm in the kitchen--a really well-appointed kitchen with little we couldn't find. We had quite frightful weather, but the house was gloriously warm, the Aga became a real centre of activity in the early evening. And what a luxury to have two family rooms, so that half of us could watch movies while the others worked a jig-saw in the second room. The owners were nearby, but not hovering. Do get the fresh-laid eggs, they were delicious, and my husband loved the fountain pen he brought home.


  • 10

    24/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2017
    We have stayed in many cottages, this rates as the best to date. We would highly recomend the cottage to anyone who enjoys spacious living accommodation away from the hussle and bustle of city life.


  • 10

    20/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 10/06/2017
    Very peaceful location. Jane and Matt very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again. A real home from home.


  • 10

    08/04/2017
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2017
    A great location for a break. The house was spotless .just wish I had longer.


View All Guest Reviews
×

9.4 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews collected by Reevoo
You can use a postcode, location or attractions to calculate your drive time.

Local Area

Content to be added.

Subscribe to our latest deals & offers