The Garden House

Self Catering

Little Dyke, Dalton, Near Lockerbie, Dumfries-shire, DG11 1DU

    With its beautiful gardens and games pitch, this stunning contemporary holiday home offers the ultimate rural retreat,yet is ideally located for making the most of all the region has to offer. A perfect base for a Gretna / Comlongon wedding

    Enclosed within a stunning Mediterranean-style courtyard with exotic palms and beautiful flowers, the Garden House has been beautifully decorated and furnished with unique art and crafts. Designed by renowned local artists Geoff and Jenny Finch, who also run Dalton Pottery Art Cafe just across the road, the work helps create an inspiring interior full of light, colour, and textures. All of the furnishings, fittings, bathroom and kitchen appliances are new and of the highest standard. The homely lounge has a large flat screen digital TV/DVD player, luxurious leather corner sofas and a cosy wood burning stove - perfect for curling up in front of during chiller evenings. The modern open-plan kitchen and dining room offers a bright and airy space for enjoying a meal, and upstairs each of the homely bedrooms guarantee a comfortable night's rest.

    The wide gravel drive is big enough for several cars to park and turn in and the beautiful mature gardens with their enclosed football and games pitch, a summerhouse, outside patio with seating and barbecue is perfect for making the most of the long summer days. The property is completly detatched and private and sits on its own plot of nearly an acre.

    Just across the road at the Dalton Pottery Art Cafe, you can enjoy delicious home baking and pottery painting. We also have an apartment here sleeping up to six people, and both properties are perfect bases for Gretna or Comlongon Castle wedding guest accommodation.
    This is also an ideal base for exploring the delights of the Dumfries & Galloway countryside with several excellent golf courses, great birdwatching at Caelaverock Nature Reserve and glorious forest cycle trails, costal walks, castles, parks and gardens nearby. Spend a day exploring the magnificent Caerlaverock Castle, meeting the friendly animals at Mabie Farm Park and see how delicious ice cream is made at Cream o' Galloway..

    Stays normally start on a Saturday. Contact owner for other start days

    4 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    The Garden House
    £500.00 per unit per week

    Rates quoted below are per full week and include full central heating, hot water and electricity. No hidden charges! As a guide only, the weekly rates are as follows: January/February - £500 March/April/May - from £500-£600 June - from £600-£700 July/August - £750 September - from £600 - £750 October - £600 November/December - from £500 - £750 Chrismas and New Year weeks - £750 SHORT BREAKS (outside school holidays) - FROM £375 Bedroom 5 supplement is £120 per week.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted Covered open barn for smokers
    • Picnic Area
    • Smoking Restricted


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Dogs Welcome Well behaved dogs accepted.
    • Families
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed Well behaved dogs allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles


    • Bunk Beds
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone Free evening and weekend calls - UK mainland only
    • Toilets
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Radio
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    Take the A75 from Dumfries to Annan/Carlisle,half way between Dumfries and Annan turn off at Carrutherstown following brown signs to Dalton Pottery Art Café on B725 for 1.5miles. The Garden House is opposite Dalton Pottery Art Cafe.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Take the A75 from Dumfries to Annan/Carlisle,half way between Dumfries and Annan turn off at Carrutherstown following brown signs to Dalton Pottery Art Cafe on B725 for 1.5miles. The Garden House is opposite Dalton Pottery Art Cafe.

    Getting there by railway:- To Lockerbie or Dumfries
    From here ask for directions to Dalton Pottery Art Café, Dalton

    Getting there by aeroplane:- To Prestwick, Glasgow, Edinburgh or Newcastle.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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