In a superb hillside situation commanding panoramic views down the Fleet valley to the sea and islands in Fleet Bay, only a few minutes drive from Gatehouse of Fleet.
On the edge of Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park, and sleeping up to 6, this traditional single storey cottage is situated on an upland farm, in a superb hillside position, with panoramic views over the Fleet Valley National Scenic Area to the sea and islands beyond. It is a simply wonderful location for a peaceful family holiday, offering seclusion, but not total isolation, with under 10 minutes away by car the picturesque town of Gatehouse of Fleet providing hotels, restaurants, shops, a delightful and testing nine hole golf course, tennis courts, river and loch fishing and numerous other nearby attractions and activities for both adults and children.
Sandy beaches and rocky coves for bathing, windsurfing and sailing are within easy driving distance; sea fishing and horse riding are also available; the Forestry Commission 7Stanes mountain biking trail at Kirroughtree is around 30 minutes' drive away; and the area is a haven for wildlife, with regular sightings of deer, red squirrels, red kites, grouse, barn owls and curlews. From the cottage door there are extensive walks and mountain bike rides over hill, past lochs, through forestry and down the valley; Laggan Outdoor, Cream o'Galloway and the Cocoa Bean Chocolate factory are all under 20 minutes' drive away; whilst Kirkcudbright Artists' Town, Castle Douglas Food Town and Wigtown Book Town are just 25, 30 and 45 minutes' drive away respectively.
Laghead Cottage is also perfect for bracing winter holidays where its warmth and comfort provide a cosy refuge for very attractive week or weekend breaks at low season rates.
Post Code:DG7 2BG
Laghead Cottage is let Saturday - Saturday. Short breaks are welcome, please contact us with your requirements.
For parties of 2 or less there is a 30.00 reduction per week
For any consecutive two week booking there is a further 30.00 reduction.
Recent holidaymakers at the cottage stated:
"Wonderful cosy cottage with superb views - better than home!"
" We have had a wonderful holiday in this wonderful cottage in fabulous surroundings! We will miss all the visiting wildlife particularly the red legged partridge and woodpecker."
" Only complaint - the bed was so comfortable we could not get up in the morning! "
Accommodation for 6 on one floor.
Kitchen/Dining room recently refitted with door to garden. Living room with open coal fire. 2 Twin bedrooms one with wash basin and ensuite shower room off. Double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, wash basin, wc and shower over the bath. Side porch.
* Oil fired central heating * Bed linen and towels provided * Washing machine * Small tumble drier * Dishwasher * Fridge * Freezer * Electric cooker and microwave * Cot and High Chair * Colour TV and DVD player * CD player * Telephone for incoming calls only * Mobile reception * No Smoking * Good sized enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ * New patio and barbecue platform with fantastic panoramic views of the Fleet estuary and the surrounding hills * Bicycle Storage* Parking * Maximum 2 well behaved dogs with own bedding *
Extras: 20 per dog per week.
For Larger families
Laghead Steading Cottage is located within walking distance and provides further accommodation for a further4 guests.