• About The Cottage

    With a wonderful countryside backdrop and abundant wildlife, this stone-built cottage is especially perfect for cyclists, being close to a number of 7stanes trails.

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Highchair
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Satellite TV
      Satellite TV
    • Television
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Fishing nearby
      Fishing nearby
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Bath/shower seat
      Bath/shower seat
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

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    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "With a wonderful countryside backdrop and abundant wildlife this stone-built cottage is especially perfect for cyclists being close to a number of 7stanes trails.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\nStep to entrance. All on the \nground floor\n.\n\nOpen plan living space.\n\n\nLiving area\n With 32 Sky TV basic package and wooden floor.\n\nDining area.\n\n\nKitchen area \nWith electric oven gas hob microwave fridgefreezer washing machine and tiled floor.\n\nBedroom\n With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle shower seat toilet and heated towel rail.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nGas central heating gas electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack and doggy extras.\n\n Small enclosed courtyard garden with sitting-out area garden furniture and BBQ. Wildlife garden with bird hide and seating shared with owner. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note There is a stream pond and waterwheel in the garden 20 yards away.\n\n Sympathetically renovated this 18th-century stone-built cottage has its own waterwheel and lies at the edge of the small hamlet of Glenmidge. Semi-detached it lies next to the owner’s home by the Glenmidge Burn where the odd glimpse of an otter can be seen. Surrounded by hills and forest the area has abundant wildlife including roe deer foxes badgers tawny and barn owls buzzards and red kites. There are trail paths for walking running and mountain biking on the doorstep but there are also flat routes and quiet country roads along the valley maps are available in the cottage.\nLess than a mile away up the glen stands the remains of the Lag Tower which was built by the wealthy Grierson family in the 15th century and was last occupied by Sir Robert Grierson towards the end of the 17th century. He was best remembered as a notorious persecutor of the covenanters and his headstone is in a local graveyard.\nSituated on the Kirkpatrick Macmillan Cycle Trail the cottage is only 5 miles away from the old Courthill Smiddy at Keir where Kirkpatrick Macmillan invented the first pedal-driven bicycle in the world. A replica is in the museum 3 miles further on at the 17th-century Drumlanrig Castle at Thornhill. Open to the public the castle has one hundred and twenty rooms seventeen turrets and four towers and is home to the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry. As well as beautiful grounds and river walks it boasts one of the 7stanes cycle centres with the Ae Forest close by.\nDalswinton Loch is 4 miles away with lovely walks and there is a replica of the first paddle-driven steam boat in the world which made its first journey on the loch. The famous poet Robert Burns was one of the first passengers on board he lived and worked the farm at Ellisland where he wrote Auld Lang Syne and Tam o’ Shanter. Ellisland Farm is a museum and visitor centre 3 miles away.\nThere are several golf courses to choose from in the area Thornhill is 7 miles and Dumfries is 9 miles and both offer shops and plenty of restaurants and pubs. The highest golf course in Scotland is at Leadhills near Wanlockhead which is also the highest village in Scotland. Lying 17 miles away it is famous for the mining of gold and lead and you can visit the mining museum there. The River Nith and the River Cairn are both about 2 miles away in opposite directions both being famous for salmon sea trout and wild brown trout fishing. Day and season tickets are available to visitors. Each fisherman is permitted to keep two salmon per season. Loch fishing for trout and course fish are also available nearby. Beach 22 miles. Shop pub and restaurant 2 miles. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/137/840/1371700.jpg UK5468

    The Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.7 out of 10 – based on 15 reviews

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    out of 10

    A lovely wee cottage with perfect hosts. Very dog friendly.



    out of 10

    Excellent place to stay. Very clean all the amenities you could ask for and the owner frank could not have been more hospitable. Would recommend to anybody



    out of 10

    This cottage is amazing so relaxing and Rosemund and Frank are such a lovely couple and made us feel so welcome will definitely return



    out of 10

    We spent a very relaxing month at The Cottage in January. The hosts, Frank & Rosemund, were the best you could wish for. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they made us feel like we were at home. Our dog enjoyed his time there and we don't think he really wanted to leave...We would most certainly recommend The Cottage and intend visiting again.



    out of 10

    We had a wonderful week over Christmas at The Cottage. The owners had made a real effort to make the place feel seasonally festive and they'd decorated it beautifully. The area is very scenic with plenty of walks to take advantage of yet still only a short drive to Dumfries to take advantage of the shops/facilities there. The property was presented to a very high standard and contained all the necessities for an enjoyable and comfortable stay. Would love to come back in the summer months as the weather was as you'd expect in December, quite wet and misty. Rosamund and Frank were excellent hosts and couldn't do enough for us. Rosamund even popped in on Xmas day to check that their grandchildren weren't making too much noise from next door (they weren't). Would recommend this cottage to anyone.



    out of 10

    Beautiful little cottage set in a hamlet. The cottage is well equipped with all the basics. The owners (Frank and Rosemund) were more than welcoming, leaving a nice welcome pack for both human and doggy. There are really nice walks local, and the sky at night is amazing. The only downside we encountered was we found the mattress to be a little soft for our liking. We really enjoyed our stay here and look forward to visiting again



    out of 10

    We loved the Cottage. We just have one small suggestion. It would have been more comfortable with a new mattress as the one on the bed is not very comfortable and a King Sized Duvet. We are taller than average and one Double Duvet did not cover us both comfortably. At home we always have a duvet one size larger than the bed. It was lovely apart from not sleeping too well as uncomfortable. The walks are fabulous round about and the air quality is lovely - soft and clean.



    out of 10

    We couldn't have wished for a nicer place, everything we needed was there and the owners more than happy to help with anything else. For a relaxing holiday this is a must, and the dogs were left little treats, and a very nice welcome basket.



    out of 10

    This has to be in the best cottage we have stayed in, and we have done a few. Owners are friendly (amazing) nothing too much trouble. Cottage location wonderful, peaceful and tranquil. Exceptional clean, everything you could possible want. Dog friendly. Even dog dish’s ,towels, treats. Welcome basket for us. Home from home. Really didn’t want to leave. Wild life, stream, BBQ, sun beds. And will be going back. Area is stunning too.



    out of 10

    We had a brilliant time very remote very quiet so relaxing...rosamund and Frank are lovely people helped with anything...if you want peace and quiet beautiful place to stay ...shops about 7 miles away not a problem at all...we loved it



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