Exterior | Garlies Lodge, Gentrool, nr. Newton Stewart
Living room | Garlies Lodge, Gentrool, near Newton Stewart
  • Lodge
  • Gentrool, near Newton Stewart
  • SVVG

Garlies Lodge

8.9

out of 10

  • 10

  • 5

  • 4

  • 2

Car parking on site
Pub within 1 mile
Detached
Located in the heart of Gallloway Forest Park with walking and cycling from the door, ideal for touring this beautiful area.

Situated in a peaceful location within the Galloway Forest Park, one of the Dark Sky Parks, and surrounded by rolling hills, this detached former hunting lodge offers a true ‘get-away-from-it-all’ break. This historical building is set in its own 5 acres, once belonging to the Earl of Galloway, and walking and cycling are available directly from the holiday property. Glentrool, one of the 7 Stanes, with its many marked trails is close by and offers walking and cycling for all abilities. There is easy access to the Merrick, south west Scotland’s highest mountain, which offers more demanding walking. The market town of Newton Stewart, 8 miles from the lodge, is recognised as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills and centre for the Newton Stewart Walking Festival. It has a range of shopping facilities, swimming pool, golf course and a cinema. South west Scotland has a wealth of golf courses including Turnberry, Brunston Castle all within easy reach. Dumfries and Galloway area has many sandy beaches, rocky coves and picturesque villages; the area provides ample opportunity to relax in the wealth of scenic and historic attractions. With its famously mild climate and the balmy influence of the Gulf Stream, Galloway is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic gardens. Ayrshire, with the Ayrshire Coastal Path 100 miles of coastline, easy access to Culzean Castle and Country Park, a favourite with visitors, is a 30-minute drive away. The Wigtown Book Town, Ayrshire Coast and Burns Country provide enjoyable days out. Pub with a brilliant reputation for food and warm welcome only a 3-minute stroll door to door. Shop 8 miles, pub 500 yards.

Large living/dining room with well-equipped kitchen area and wood-burning stove. Two double bedrooms; one with en-suite bathroom. Three twin bedrooms, two with French doors to verandah; one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower. Two shower rooms with toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Full oil central heating included (October-March £35per week, £15 per short break)
  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Large lawned garden with furniture
  • 4-acre natural unspoilt woodland grounds
  • Ample parking
  • Secure cycle store
  • Games room
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • NB: Stream and sloping banks in grounds

Features

Accessible Cottages

Cycle Store

Detached Property

Dishwasher

Games Room

Garden or Patio

Ground Floor Facilities

Highchair Available

Open Fire or Woodburner

Open Plan

Parking - On Site

Pets Allowed

Pub Within 1 Mile

Shower Cubicle

Washing Machine

Welcome Pack

Woodburning Stove

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • 2 pets allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 9 reviews

8.9

out of 10

Value for money

9.2

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort and Equipment

9.1

Location

9.2

Local amenities

8.3

Overall rating

8.9

yvonne

  • Stockport

  • Friends

9

out of 10

With 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms it's perfect for a group of walking/cycling friends.Outdoor opportunities from the door or a short drive plus food shopping in Newton Stewart en route. Well equipped and warm. Owners responded quickly to rectify heating issue. We want to come again next year!!

12 Nov 2022

  • Family

9

out of 10

Had a wonderful holiday with all the family! Would recommend the house - large enough for everyone to spread out and very well equipped and full of character. Grandchildren loved the pool table in the bothy.

24 Oct 2022

9

out of 10

Lovely characteristic lodge, great place for a family get together.

28 Sep 2022

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