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The Hen Hoose

Nether Barr, near Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway
Grade 3 Star rating

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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Enjoy riverside walks from the door or the Galloway Forest Park is nearby with many beaches and coves to explore.

Step to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.

Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
First Floor.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds (for flexible sleeping arrangements).

Economy 7 central heating (£30 per week, £15 per short break November-March), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Courtyard with sitting-out area and garden furniture (shared). 12 acre natural unspoilt grounds (shared). 1 dog welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a unfenced river in the grounds, 300 yards away.

Situated close to Newton Stewart, this compact, cosy, holiday cottage with low ceilings provides a base from which to explore Galloway and south-west Scotland, with riverside walks directly form the property. The town offers a good range of shops, pubs and eateries, and has a swimming pool. There are also tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course. Galloway Forest Park is close by, with many beaches and rocky coves to explore. Enjoy cycling and walking routes to suit all levels. Fishing, horse riding and sailing all nearby. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Features

  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Waterside Breaks
    Waterside Breaks


Customer Comments

  • 8

    08/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 07/06/2019
    Quite satisfactory accommodation for 2 senior citizens although TV reception a bit iffy.


  • 10

    29/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/05/2019
    We had a lovely week staying at the Hen Hoose. Very conveniently located, well equipped and very friendly family who run it


  • 7

    31/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/03/2019
    Very friendly. Bed very comfortable. Location excellent as were local amenities. Good value for money. My only issues were equipment and cleanliness. Bed linen clean and bathroom clean but general cleanliness around internal bins and windows needed attention. Would have like some cleaning equipment other than hoover. Felt the place was a bit tired and needed a thorough clean and update. Enjoyed myself and would stay again definitely, even without the clean and update.


  • 10

    21/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 16/11/2018
    Excellent cottage in lovely countryside. Very pleasant cottage and lovely friendly owners.


  • 10

    03/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2018
    Hen hoose lovely location pubs not within a mile more like 2 you can walk to but not the best at night the only 1 down side with the accommodation was the settees there 2 but the very narrow from front to back became uncomfortable after about a hour of sitting on them apart from that very small thing lovely place would stay again owners nice pleasant people as so are there children very dog friendly as the owners taken there time to make a path which is well maintained the grass is short and a nice walk to the river at the bottom we’re theres rabbits galore running around .


  • 10

    26/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2018
    This is a lovely comfy place in a fantastic location. It has everything you need and is close to Newton Stewart ( just a mile walk along the river!) but is also in a wonderful countryside location next to the river. The views are stunning. Within a short drive you are in Galloway forest or on one of the many beautiful beaches. The whole area is full of amazing wildlife, we saw red squirrels, red deer and red kites! Also peregrine falcons and an osprey! It is so unspoilt with quiet roads and empty beaches. The owners of the cottage are friendly and very helpful with suggestions for places to visit.


  • 8

    08/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 07/06/2019
    Quite satisfactory accommodation for 2 senior citizens although TV reception a bit iffy.


  • 10

    29/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/05/2019
    We had a lovely week staying at the Hen Hoose. Very conveniently located, well equipped and very friendly family who run it


  • 7

    31/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/03/2019
    Very friendly. Bed very comfortable. Location excellent as were local amenities. Good value for money. My only issues were equipment and cleanliness. Bed linen clean and bathroom clean but general cleanliness around internal bins and windows needed attention. Would have like some cleaning equipment other than hoover. Felt the place was a bit tired and needed a thorough clean and update. Enjoyed myself and would stay again definitely, even without the clean and update.


  • 10

    21/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 16/11/2018
    Excellent cottage in lovely countryside. Very pleasant cottage and lovely friendly owners.


  • 10

    03/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2018
    Hen hoose lovely location pubs not within a mile more like 2 you can walk to but not the best at night the only 1 down side with the accommodation was the settees there 2 but the very narrow from front to back became uncomfortable after about a hour of sitting on them apart from that very small thing lovely place would stay again owners nice pleasant people as so are there children very dog friendly as the owners taken there time to make a path which is well maintained the grass is short and a nice walk to the river at the bottom we’re theres rabbits galore running around .


  • 10

    26/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2018
    This is a lovely comfy place in a fantastic location. It has everything you need and is close to Newton Stewart ( just a mile walk along the river!) but is also in a wonderful countryside location next to the river. The views are stunning. Within a short drive you are in Galloway forest or on one of the many beautiful beaches. The whole area is full of amazing wildlife, we saw red squirrels, red deer and red kites! Also peregrine falcons and an osprey! It is so unspoilt with quiet roads and empty beaches. The owners of the cottage are friendly and very helpful with suggestions for places to visit.


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9.3 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews collected by Reevoo
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