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    An idyllic setting for lovers of birdlife, with an RSPB reserve close by, as well as Galloway Forest and the Dark Skies Park.

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    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 4 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • Dishwasher
    • Ground floor facilities
      Ground floor facilities
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Highchair
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • WiFi
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Walk-in shower/bath
      Walk-in shower/bath
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "An idyllic setting for lovers of birdlife with an RSPB reserve close by as well as Galloway Forest and the Dark Skies Park.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\nAll on the \nground floor\n\n\nLiving room\n With wood burner 32 Sky Q TV and Bose SoundTouch bluetooth system.\n\nKitchendining area\n With log fired Esse range cooker microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher washing machine and tumble dryer.\n\nGarden room\n.\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith kingsize bed.\n\nBedroom 2\n With twin beds.\n\nShower room\n With walk-in shower and toilet.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nElectric central heating electricity bed linen towels. Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner and range cooker included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. \n\n Large lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note There is an unfenced stream in the garden 25 yards away.\n\n Peacefully set this detached cottage enjoys a tranquil setting with views over the winding River Cree and lies within walking distance of the Wood of Cree the largest area of ancient woodland in southern Scotland and an RSPB nature reserve. In spring the wood is carpeted with bluebells and alive with the sound of birdsong as residents are joined by redstarts pied flycatchers and garden warblers. By the river you may see gooseander and common sandpiper with teals snipe and water rails in the riverside meadows. In the autumn whooper swans and goldeneye arrive from the Arctic. A raised platform gives good views out over the river where otters are often seen. \nBarclye Cottage is located only 3 miles from the centre of Newton Stewart with many excellent shops and places to eat. With Galloway Forest and the Dark Skies Park close by the cottage is ideally placed to explore the beauty of south west Scotland. The location is perfect for walkers golfers and cyclists with Glentrool Kirroughtree and the 7stanes mountain bike trails nearby as well as a great choice of golf courses. There is an abundance of fishing bird watching beautiful and exotic gardens many rocky coves sandy beaches and quaint villages to explore along the Machars Peninsula. Beach 5 miles. Shop pub and restaurant 3 miles. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/137/840/1373549.jpg UK5489

    Barclye Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.0 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews

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    out of 10

    Fantastic cottage. Peaceful and tranquil setting. Just what we wanted



    out of 10

    Absolutely wonderful location. Quiet and peaceful with beautiful walks just outside the door. The cottage is lovely, warm, inviting. Perfectly adequate village with supermarkets, butcher etc. Not the place to go for amazing restaurants but that isn’t what we wanted so not a problem for us. Would love to go back in the Summer!



    out of 10

    Lovely stay at Barclye cottage which is the perfect size for two people, a shame the only dining table is in the conservatory as it was to cold to eat in there.



    out of 10

    A beautiful cottage in an amazing location, we had a fantastic week. You could happily fill your days walking on your doorstep or within a short drive. So good we have booked for 2 weeks this year.



    out of 10

    Lovely location nice and peaceful, cottage had all the amenities that we required short drive to Newton Stewert, lovely local walks, our Labrador loved it, conservatory was lovely to sit in and watch the birds, we ended up buying more seed for them!!! View was lovely after long walks to sit and chill, was a tad disappointed after reading a review from June where a hairdryer and DVD were to be added and this still hadn't been added. Would say the property was clean but not spotless, but would seriously think about returning.



    out of 10

    Stunning location if you enjoy wildlife, birds hares and red squirrels in abundance. Several local woodland walks offering a variety of different routes to explore, excellent walking including scrubland waterfalls and ancient woodland.



    out of 10

    lovely cottage in a peaceful location, it is well equipped with plenty of outside space if you have children or dogs, there are some local walks to the rear of the property if you make your way up through the small wood, it was great to sit in the conservatory in the evening and watch the wild life. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would certainly book again.



    out of 10

    This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful location. Enjoyed watching the birds and the squirrel but could not stay up late enough for the badger. I would have given ratings of ten for all the categories if it wasn't for the fact that while this place doesn't come cheap it lacks what I would consider basic items such as a hairdryer or DVD player. Yes, the place has SkyQ but this does not have the Movie Channel so watching a film In the evening or at a time of your choosing is not an option. This area has some beautiful places to visit, Mull of Galloway, Castle Kennedy Gardens and the Machars to name but a few.



    out of 10

    fantastic location, fantastic wildlife, badgers in the garden every night, plus a pine marten visited one night (had a trail camera out during the night) really helpful owners, everywhere carpeted in bluebells which was an amazing sight, will be coming again



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