Cairnsmore Stable Cottage Holiday Cottages in Wigtownshire
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More about Cairnsmore Stable Cottage (the location)Beautifully situated 250 year-old traditional cottage, part of a listed Stable Block and Courtyard. Located in a secluded countryside location on a private estate on the edge of the Cairnsmore of Fleet Nature Reserve in Galloway. An unspoilt “get away from it all” haven in SW Scotland.
Flagstone floors throughout he main living areas creates a cosy cottage atmosphere. Comfortably furnished and equipped with underfloor central heating (from a Geothermal heat source pump) and wood burning stove this is an ideal base for exploring this fascinating area. Whether you are looking for an active holiday or somewhere just to relax and unwind, Cairnsmore Stable Cottage is the ideal location.
Cairnsmore Stable Cottage Previously a smithy and dining area for the estate workers, the cottage now provides holiday accommodation for up to 4 people. Situated up a private driveway and with its own enclosed garden there is wonderful walking in the surrounding area (highlighted by the annual Newton Stewart Walkfest) and next to the footpath to the summit of Cairnsmore of Fleet (2,300 feet). The nearby towns of Newton Stewart and Creetown provide good local services, pubs and hotels plus an excellent eighteen-hole golf course and there are extensive facilities for fishing and other outdoor pursuits in the immediate area. It makes an ideal base for the western sections of the Southern Upland Way. And the adjacent Galloway Forest Park has recently been designated as Britain’s only Dark Skies Park. For mountain bikers the Kirroughtree Forest (within ten minutes cycle of the cottage), is one of the stages on the 7Stanes Mountain Bike Network. The National Cycle Route 7 runs past the entrance to the Estate linking to the Kirroughtree(1.5 miles).
As you enter Stable Cottage, the hallway offers a storage area for outside coats and boots. There are two bedrooms, the master with a king-size bed and the second with two single beds. Egyptian Cotton bed linen and towels are provided.
The bathroom consists of luxury double ended bath with overhead shower, heated towel rail, shaver point, toilet and washbasin.
The bright kitchen-diner is equipped with electricoven & ceramic hob, microwave, washing machine and fridge. Clothes can be dried on the “Pulley Maid”, a traditional clothes rack.
Beyond the kitchen is a cosy lounge to relax after your day exploring. With two sofas, elm wood fire surround, woodburning stove, TV(Freeview), DVD player & separate radio/CD player.
In the privacy of the sheltered south-facing garden,you can enjoy the use of a patio area with BBQ and picnic table and other garden furniture.
The courtyard garage houses the log store with secure storage for bikes or canoes.
There is WiFi available at the cottage.
Cairnsmore Stable Cottage (the cottage)Cosy cottage with an Eco edge, located on a secluded and private estate 15 minutes from Newton Stewart and 35 minutes from Wigtown. 24/7 hot water and Underfloor Central Heating provided from a Geothermal Ground Source Heat Pump.
Garden frequented by Red Squirrels, Woodpeckers and sometimes Nuthatch.