Allanton MILL Holiday Cottage
Cottage with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Cairn Valley, Scotland
From £308 per week
Cottage to rent in Cairn Valley, Scotland
Beautiful rural setting ideal for families, country persuits, romantic breaks, or just relaxing in a warm cottage full of character. Fully restored in 2009 to a very high standard inc modern amenities
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Cottage overview - owner's description
Converted water mill, the original beams are back in situ and all the stone walls are original. Ideal for small groups or families looking for a self catering holiday in Dumfries & Galloway:
Allanton Mill is a high quality self catering holiday cottage in a converted former water mill dating back to 1739 near Auldgirth, Dumfries, which originally housed the grain drying ovens, mill stones and mechanics for the milling of local crops.
Set in a stunning rural location with great country pursuits on the doorstep, Allanton Mill is perfect for both small groups or families looking for a countryside break, with Dumfries and Thornhill just a short drive away. Close to the former home of famous Poet Robert Burns, which is now a popular museum and visitor attraction.
Allanton Mill is a high quality self-catering holiday cottage in a converted former water mill dating back to 1739.
Extensive modern amenities
Ideally suited for local country pursuits
Parking for 2 cars
The lounge and dining area are open plan with 2 sofas, TV and DVD, wood burner (with free logs), dining table and chairs for up to 5. The modern kitchen includes oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine with dryer.
The first floor bedroom can be made up as either twin-bedded or king size, upon your request, and contains chest of drawers, bedside table. The shower-room has double shower, sink and toilet.
Moving downstairs, the downstairs balcony bedroom is available as a spacious 'double' or a full-size single bed can be added at your request and contains two bedside chest of drawers. The room opens onto a decking balcony complete with table and chairs. A small grassed garden area and patio with stone flags includes table, chairs and BBQ. Both bedrooms have double built-in wardrobes and non feather duvets and pillows.
Allanton-Mill cottage is set in a rural countryside location between Dumfries (8 miles) and Thornhill (6 miles) in south west Scotland. Robert Burns, Scotlands famous poet lived and farmed at the nearby Ellisland Farm (1 miles), and is where he wrote Auld Lang Syne & Tam O’Shanter. The Solway coastal area offers excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits including golf, mountain biking (7 stanes are all close by, with Ae being only 6 miles from the cottage), hill walking, horse riding wild life spotting, as well as glorious beaches and a host of visitor attractions. Art lovers should head to the world renowned collection at Drumlanrig Castle (6 miles away) or visit during the local Spring festival when all the local artists and sculptors open their doors and display their work. A trip to Threave Castle, on its island in the River Dee, is a must for garden lovers At Dumfries visitors will find a good selection of shops, an indoor swimming pool and sports centre, whilst Castle Douglas boasts a great choice of local produce and specialty food shops.
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Outside this cottage in Cairn Valley, ScotlandThis cottage is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the mountains. It has a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting, a garden and a shared garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
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Updated 16 October 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 20 October - 1 December 2018: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 8 December 2018 - 4 January 2019: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 5 January - 11 January 2019: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 12 January - 18 January 2019: bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 19 January 2019 - 3 January 2020: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 5:
- 1 king size bed
- 1 double bed
There is also 1 cot
1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 5, Dining area seats 5, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Shared garden
Children, Infants, Restricted mobility
Wonderful rural views from all aspects of the cottage along with the sound of the waterfall at the rear.
Private Owner From Dumfries, United Kingdom Member since May 2013
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