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Lavender Cottage

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
1 night minimum
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Lavender Cottage is a very snug, homely cottage on the outskirts of the village of Carsphairn. It is situated between Loch Ken and Loch Doon, both 20 minutes drive away, within the vast forest park. Certificate of Excellence as recommended by Trip Advisor 2017. This is a very beautiful, tranquil part of Scotland, and is ideally situated to cater for all activities within country life. There are stunning views from the cottage windows (see below), which you can enjoy whilst relaxing beside the log fire. If you are feeling more active you can enjoy the walking, cycling, fishing, golf, sight seeing and water sport opportunities all available locally. The village shop, post office and heritage centre are all nearby. ...Lavender Cottage is a very snug, homely cottage on the outskirts of the village of Carsphairn. It is situated between Loch Ken and Loch Doon, both 20 minutes drive away, within the vast forest park. Certificate of Excellence as recommended by Trip Advisor 2017. This is a very beautiful, tranquil part of Scotland, and is ideally situated to cater for all activities within country life. There are stunning views from the cottage windows (see below), which you can enjoy whilst relaxing beside the log fire. If you are feeling more active you can enjoy the walking, cycling, fishing, golf, sight seeing and water sport opportunities all available locally. The village shop, post office and heritage centre are all nearby. More
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About the Owner
Robert H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2009
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: September 2019
Reviewed 11 June 2019

Modern take on a classic Scottish croft, comfortable and very spacious, open fire with real coal and wood, a bath big enough to lie flat in, the A road outside has surprisingly little traffic - 8-10 cars around 0830 and the rush-hour was over. Centrally...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Peter F
Robert H, VR Owner at Lavender Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

Glad you enjoyed your stay at Lavender Cottage - hope to see you again in the future. Regards, Robert & Patricia

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2019

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Date of stay: February 2019
Robert H, VR Owner at Lavender Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2019

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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We rented this cottage for a flying visit to a nearby friend. Robert was friendly, helpful and was waiting for us at the cottage to guide us through everything. The cottage is not especially modern, but has everything you need for a stay away. The...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Robert H, VR Owner at Lavender Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thanks for booking our cottage glad you enjoyed your stay hope to see you again.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Date of stay: April 2018
Robert H, VR Owner at Lavender Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Modern semi detached on-the-level bungalow cottage with attractive open country outlook to the front. Good size lounge/dining room with Sky television, video and DVD players. Fully fitted kitchen, 2 double bedrooms - one with a king size bed and the other with metal bunk beds - suitable for adults or children. In addition a folding bed is available which can be set up in the large lounge. Bathroom with new suite fitted. Lavender Cottage benefits from oil central heating and a thermostat you control for your own comfort. In addition there is also a traditional open fire. Double glazed windows are throughout the cottage.
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About the neighbourhood
Galloway Forest Park area: Enjoy a peaceful stroll on one of our woodland trails, or if you fancy something a little more strenuous, head out to the hills and climb the Merrick, South Scotland's highest peak. The area is steeped in history with many abbeys and castles to visit with memorials to Robert the Bruce. In Alloway, 30 minutes away you will find Burns Cottage, home to Scotland's bard - Robbie Burns. Wildlife: Galloway has some of Scotland's most amazing wildlife, including the red squirrel, otter pine marten, black grouse, golden eagle, red deer, red kite, buzzard, peregrine falcon, puffin and even nightjar. Dark skies: Galloway Forest Park has some of the best dark skies in Europe - ideal for star gazing. Fishing: There are some fantastic lochs and rivers here, all in beautiful...
How to get there
FROM THE NORTH Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 45 minutes drive from the cottage. Turn right at the roundabout outside the airport. At the first roundabout go straight ahead. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit signposted Ayr. Then at the next 4 roundabouts take the 2nd exit signposted Stranraer. At the next roundabout take the first exit left onto the A713 signposted for Castle Douglas. Travel along this road for 24 miles until you reach the village of Carsphairn. Our holiday home is the very first property on the left hand side (No 1 McAdams Way), opposite the Heritage Centre. Glasgow International Airport is 90 minutes drive from the cottage. Edinburgh airport is 120 minutes drive from the cottage. FROM THE SOUTH Follow the M6 motorway north to Carlisle, then as you cross the bord...
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