Views towards this charming, spacious, cottage with beautiful mature garden
Cozy lounge with wood burner
Well-equipped light and bright kitchen
Dining area, perfect for family gatherings
Spacious king-size master bedroom
En-suite shower room to the king-size bedroom
Pretty downstairs double bedroom
Twin bedroom with views across lovely countryside
Light and bright ground floor  bathroom
Ken Dee Marshes wildlife paradise
Help feed the baby lambs
Beautiful Threave Castle
Farm resident
Beautiful Galloway countryside
Cute Piggy family
More local residents
Countryside and animals galore on your doorstep
1 / 17  Views towards this charming, spacious, cottage with beautiful mature garden
2 / 17  Cozy lounge with wood burner
3 / 17  Well-equipped light and bright kitchen
4 / 17  Dining area, perfect for family gatherings
5 / 17  Spacious king-size master bedroom
6 / 17  En-suite shower room to the king-size bedroom
7 / 17  Pretty downstairs double bedroom
8 / 17  Twin bedroom with views across lovely countryside
9 / 17  Light and bright ground floor bathroom
10 / 17  Ken Dee Marshes wildlife paradise
11 / 17  Help feed the baby lambs
12 / 17  Beautiful Threave Castle
13 / 17  Farm resident
14 / 17  Beautiful Galloway countryside
15 / 17  Cute Piggy family
16 / 17  More local residents
17 / 17  Countryside and animals galore on your doorstep

Cragroban,

Castle Douglas (12 mls N) , Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
10 more

At a glance

  • Charming, spacious, period property nestled in a beautiful rural area
  • Guests are welcome to collect eggs, visit the pet corner and help feed the farm animals
  • Enjoy cosy nights in front of the wood burner after a day out exploring the local area
  • Close to the stunning Solway Firth boasting 200 miles of beautiful rugged coastline
  • Wonderful walking routes available directly from the cottage including the Southern Upland way
  • Perfectly positioned to enjoy Dark Sky Stargazing directly from the property
Property code: 54570

This wonderful period cottage enjoys splendid views over unspoiled landscapes, towards the Rhinns of Kells. Enjoy an array of farm activities and relax in front of the wood burner in the evenings.

Nestled in a peaceful private position on a 225 acre family run farm which you are free to visit and look around. Close to the historic, picturesque village of Balmaclellan, with the bustling marketing towns of Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Kirkcudbright all within easy reach. Ideally located for the Seven Stanes mountain bike trails and walkers can explore the Southern Upland Way. Situated close to the Loch Doon Dark Sky Observatory and the Galloway Activity Centre, which caters for all age groups. Water sports enthusiasts will be delighted with the nearby Loch Ken Ski School, perfect for water skiing, wakeboarding, banana boating and with many more fun activities to enjoy. There are also numerous attractions close by including Drumlangrig, Threave and Caerlaverock castles, Burns National Heritage Park and the award winning Cream o' Galloway visitor centre.  For any wildlife and bird enthusiasts the RSPB Ken Dee Marshes is a must less than half an hour drive from the property.

Enter the property into the hallway and through to the light and bright lounge with TV/DVD and wood burner, perfect for cosy nights in after a day out exploring the local area. Continuing through the hallway you will find the spacious well-equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and large dining table, ideal for family gatherings. Next door is the bathroom with bath and WC, followed by a double bedroom, with lovely front garden views. Heading up the stairs you are met with the twin bedroom to your left and the master bedroom with king-size bed and stylish en-suite shower room with WC to your right. Both bedrooms enjoy wonderful rolling hill countryside views, over the pretty front garden.

Venture outside to the large beautiful mature gardens, with seating areas to the front and rear, the perfect place to enjoy al fresco dining and evening star gazing, perhaps with a nice glass of wine or good local ale. You will also find a large dog kennel with run and secure bike storage in the garden too. There is ample off-road parking available at the side of the cottage.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Farm activities – guest are welcome to help collect the eggs, visit the pet corner and help feed the farm animals with the owners
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Maximum 1 infant per booking
  • 2 dogs welcome - only permitted in lounge and kitchen, must be kept on a lead when around the farm
  • Pub, shop and restaurant 2 miles
  • Arrival time – 4pm
  • Secure bicycle storage available
  • Increased accessibility - Please refer to our FAQ's
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Outside kennel with run available

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Lucy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Anne, 26th August 2018

We really enjoyed our stay. The cottage was lovely, comfortable and very well equipped .Bedrooms were all very pretty, spacious and beds very comfortable. Internet was very good and there was a lovely log burning stove in the lounge.The area is very beautiful with lots to do for families.Hosts very welcoming and we really enjoyed the homemade caramRead moreel shortbreads that they brought for us. Hide

Reviewed by Sue, 15th June 2018

Well equipped and comfortable cottage (especially the beds) and friendly, helpful owner when we arrived. We found it an ideal base to explore the area and enjoyed the country location.

Views towards this charming, spacious, cottage with beautiful mature garden
Cozy lounge with wood burner
Well-equipped light and bright kitchen
Dining area, perfect for family gatherings
Spacious king-size master bedroom
En-suite shower room to the king-size bedroom
Pretty downstairs double bedroom
Twin bedroom with views across lovely countryside
Light and bright ground floor  bathroom
Ken Dee Marshes wildlife paradise
Help feed the baby lambs
Show 5 moreBeautiful Threave Castle

Location

Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

1/3 Deposit

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