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West Mains Cottage

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Kirkinner, near Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Pets 3
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Description

A perfect base from which to explore, with beaches, the Galloway Hills and Newton Stewart all within easy reach.


This pretty, detached holiday cottage is set amidst rolling farmland in this very scenic area, with lovely beaches, challenging hills and some of the best cycling around. West Mains Cottage is by the Royal Burgh of Wigtown, home to Scotland’s very own national book town, which has become a much-loved institution. It is a must for lover of literacy and is graced by many a famous author, offering lectures and book signings. Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve is the largest local nature reserve in Britain. Migrating Solway Geese and the wetland native birds make this an ornithologist’s dream. Newton Stewart is known as the ’Gateway to the Galloway Hills’. These hills are not as lofty as their northern neighbours but are equally challenging. With names like Rig of the Jarkness, the ranges of the Awful Hand and Dungeon, these could be straight out of a Harry Potter tale! The Rhins of Galloway is the most westerly peninsula in Galloway, and at its tip is the Mull of Galloway, with its stunning views and lighthouse. Throughout this peninsula, there are secluded bays, beautiful sandy beaches and superb fishing opportunities. The jewel in the crown of this area is Portpatrick, whose name refers to the legend that St Patrick crossed the North Channel in a single leap. On a clear day you can almost reach out and touch Ireland. Beach 6 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room with beams and wooden floor. Steps to second living room with double sofa bed. Dining room/kitchen with beams and patio door. 1 step to 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin (zip & link, can be 6ft double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Partial Economy 7 central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Satellite TV. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Wi-fi. Small, enclosed, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Fenced pond in garden. There are 2 steps leading from the living room to the hallway.

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
    Satellite TV
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    21/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 14/04/2018
    Lovely quiet location. Cosy cottage. Had everything we needed. Nice relaxing holiday with our dogs.


  • 10

    24/02/2018
    Confirmed guest, 17/02/2018
    Tranquil setting,great for dogs and our needs,already booked agsin


  • 7

    17/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 07/10/2017
    This is a very dog friendly cottage and as such it does smell doggy and could do with freshening up and some redecorating. Also the website doesn't make it clear that there are no towels provided and we had to buy washing up liquid. Having said that its cosy and warm and quirky with good bedrooms great TVand wrap around garden. The shops are around 9 miles away at Newton Stewart including supermarkets. We would happily stay again and our dog loved it!.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your comments. A lot of the cottage has since been painted and redecorated and the cottage now looks and feels loved again (as indeed it is).

  • 8

    14/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2017
    Great place but no towels and wi if only worked in the early morning


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