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Glentrool Cottage

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Spacious 3 bedroom property in the Dumfries and Galloway Forest Park. The cottage has 3 double sized bedrooms, living room with wood burning stove, large kitchen with separate dining room with dining table and seating for 6, bathroom with walk in shower. 2 bedrooms upstairs and 1 bedroom downstairs. The cottage has a large enclosed garden to the rear with direct access to the forest.Outside there are tables and chairs and both a gas and charcoal bbq, large shed for secure storage of bikes etc.Small garden at front with bench. The cottage is fully central heated with a wood burning stove in the living room. Books, DVD's and games are available. The area is perfect for mountain biking & cycling, walking, fishing, star gazing, wildlife, exploring the area or just relaxing....Spacious 3 bedroom property in the Dumfries and Galloway Forest Park. The cottage has 3 double sized bedrooms, living room with wood burning stove, large kitchen with separate dining room with dining table and seating for 6, bathroom with walk in shower. 2 bedrooms upstairs and 1 bedroom downstairs. The cottage has a large enclosed garden to the rear with direct access to the forest.Outside there are tables and chairs and both a gas and charcoal bbq, large shed for secure storage of bikes etc.Small garden at front with bench. The cottage is fully central heated with a wood burning stove in the living room. Books, DVD's and games are available. The area is perfect for mountain biking & cycling, walking, fishing, star gazing, wildlife, exploring the area or just relaxing.More
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Ruth J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: November 2018
REMScotland, VR Owner at Glentrool Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2018
REMScotland, VR Owner at Glentrool Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We 3 adults and 1 kid and dog had a great time in this well equipped cosy cottage.Everything we needed and more.Weather wasnt the best but we assumed that so we all came ready for it and walked for miles on our 3 days.Highlight of...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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REMScotland, VR Owner at Glentrool Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for your review - so glad you had a good stay in Glentrool, Here's hoping the weather is better when you return.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

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Date of stay: June 2017
REMScotland, VR Owner at Glentrool Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We have just come back from a week at this lovely cottage. It was well equipped and provided a great base for exploring. Our two children enjoyed the games, books and toys that were provided. It was a suprise to find bikes in the shed...More

Date of stay: July 2017
2  Thank Kelly G
REMScotland, VR Owner at Glentrool Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review. Glad you had a good week and enjoyed Glentrool. Thanks also for your points - will add to info - we find that some phone networks work better than others in the area. Thanks

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Toaster
Fireplace
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Spacious cottage in the peaceful village of Glentrool, Dumfries and Galloway. 3 double sized bedrooms, all linen and towels provided (included in rent). Large enclosed garden to rear with access to forest. Pets welcome (large dog cage available - please advsie if needed). Parking in driveway for 2 cars, also on street parking.Perfect for a relaxing or activity filled holiday.Reviews from our guestbook: Great cottage, loved using the open fire, very cosy and comfortable. Brillant break away from an otherwise busy life.(John and Benne, Dec 2012)Lovely cottage, well equipped, fantastic area. Hope to return again. We had a fab stay.Graeme, Michelle and family, March 2013).Cottage is superbly equipped for small get togethers. Had a thoroughly enjoyable time celebrating the new year. Made great use of the games provided. Had a great laugh. (Sophie,Rachel,Kat, McKenzie, Andy and the Irish Man - Jan 2013)
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About the neighbourhood
Glentrool is the only village in the Galloway Forest Park. The park has recently been awarded dark skies status because of its low light polution and remoteness. It is the only dark skies park in the UK.Glentrool has an abundance of activities - it is beside the renowed 7 Stanes mountain biking trails.Further excellent trails are also available less than 30 minutes away at Kirroughtree. The area is also great for walking - there are numerous forest walks, some direct from the cottage and Southern Scotland;s highest mountain is nearby. In additiion the Southern Upland Way - Scotlands first coast to coast long distance route (212 miles/340km) passes by GlentroolThe area is also good for fishing, golf, bird watching and astonomy.The nearest town is Newton Stewart is 10 minutes away where you...
How to get there
The nearest airport is Glasgow Prestwick Airport. The airport is about 1 hr 30 mins (47 miles) from the cottage. The nearest ferry terminal is Cairnryan (from N. Ireland) this is about 1 hour (37 miles) away. By Road - From the North (Glasgow / Ayr) follow the A77 to Girvan and then the A714 for Newton Stewart until Bargrennan. Here you turn left for Glentrool village. OR Also from the A77 north, turn left (B7045 sign posted Kirkmichael/Straiton) continue straight to Glentrool(nice scenic route as long as weather Ok) From the A75 westbound (Dumfries / Carlisle), take the Newton Stewart turn-off at the roundabout, follow the main street through the town, and take the A714 north towards Barrhill and Girvan. Glentrool is signposted to the right at Bargrennan, approx. 9 miles north of Newt...
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