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“Great house + a gorgeous cake!”
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Burnbrae Mill Summer
Summer view from Burnbrae
Kitchen/Dining Room
Kitchen/Dining Room
Lounge
Lounge
Lounge
Main Bedroom
Twin Room
Twin room
Bunk Room
Ground Floor Family Bathroom
Wet Room
Meet one of our badgers, photo kindly donated by a guests. Viewing can be arranged.
Burnbrae Mill Winter
Journey to Threave Castle
Sandyhills Beach
Down at Kirkcudbright
Sledging at Burnbrae
Mountain biking in Dalbeattie Forest
Red Haven Beach
Loch Ken Aqua Park
Wind Surfing on Loch Ken
Badgers photographed by Ian Dickie at Burnbrae Mill April 2017
The night sky by Ian Dickie at Burnbrae April 2017
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Martyn B
Cupar, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great house + a gorgeous cake!”
Reviewed 30 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016
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This was our second pre-Christmas get-together at Burnbrae Mill and again we were impressed by the time and attention given by the owners in preparing the house for the Christmas period and the quality of the facilities and furnishings which make it a very comfortable home from home.
The house is located in a beautiful part of Dumfries & Galloway, near to the towns of Dumfries and Castle Douglas and with numerous walks and cycle routes nearby and represents very good value.

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Management Response
31 Dec 2016
Hi Martin, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review, we hope to see you again. We hope you have a happy new year, kind Regards Suzanne.
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Andrew S
2 reviews
“Perfect time in the Country”
Reviewed 7 December 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Burnbrae Mill is pure bliss for a weekend. It is perfect for relaxation and also getting a good walk about the countryside. There was an amazing Victoria Sponge waiting for us and it did not last beyond the first day. Wet room is amazing and the the places is suited up for all forms of media. Beds are comfortable and the place was nice and warm for a bitter November. Will be looking to return again next year.

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Liked best: The Building itself
Liked least: Scotland's poor performance in the Rugby
Travelling group: Friends
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in July 2016

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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1968John
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed 2 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This traditional whitewashed cottage definitely has the wow factor. It is in a beautiful setting amidst undulating farmland with a stream running past the front of the property, giving a real feeling of getting away from it all. The view of sunrise over the hills from the lounge is stunning. And yet Scotland's food town of Castle Douglas is only a few miles away with a superb selection of independent shops. Inside the cottage is very spacious with three bedrooms, a huge kitchen diner and separate bathroom and large shower room. It has recently been refurbished to a very high specification and you will find everything you would expect and more, including a log burner in the lounge. The owners go out of their way to make you feel welcome with tips on things to do, a selection of essentials on arrival and a nice surprise that I won't spoil. They have also provided plenty of things to amuse the family on a rainy day with games consoles, board games, DVDs, books and even a dartboard. Superb!

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Ian T
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Mr”
Reviewed 27 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Stayed here at the start of October and had a great time, accommodation was spot on and could not be faulted. Definitely felt like a home away from home for the time we were there. Would recommend it highly to anyone.

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