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Cottage: steps from 2 beaches on 2000-acre estate

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Wake up to bird songs and the sounds of crashing waves. The cottage is situated above two small bays at the foot of Dunskey Glen amid a peaceful and gorgeous 2000-acre estate. It is the ideal holiday home for a family who like the seclusion of the countryside as well as the sea on their doorstep. Glen Cottage has a spacious kitchen, one bathroom, a large living room, a master bedroom with a double bed, and a second walk-through bedroom with three single beds. The living room comes with a fantastic wood burning stove, logs, colour TV and video. Well equipped kitchen with eating area, electric cooker and fridge, deep freeze, washing machine with tumble drier, dishwasher, microwave. Bathroom with shaver point, heated towel rail and shower. Water heated by immersion or back boiler. Night Store heaters throughout. Private water Supply. Unfence... Read more
About the Owner, Anne N
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Feb 2016
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 6 properties
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Dundee4li...
Bath, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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We recently travelled to the cottage and spent Monday to Saturday there. The pro's and cons are:

Pros:
Fantastic location (once you are in situ)
Good for dogs
Very good booking process, we were upgraded to this cottage.
Good walks from your front door
Easy access to Portpatrick

Cons:
The track down to the cottage is not suitable for a family car. It is over a mile of hard and rough terrain and we punctured the car tyre, delaying our return.
The 2 bedrooms are not separate, they are walk through from one to another. This is ok if you are taking kids, but we were with another adult. This proved awkward and should have been obvious from the description.

Overal, we would not return as whilst the location is great the access is a real problem.

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Management response:

We're very sorry you punctured a tire on the road. Because of this, we extended your check-out time into the early evening so you can get the matter taken care of. In the original booking on our website, you indicated that there was only one adult and one pet coming to the cottage. Therefore we thought it would have been...

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BarryMcGi...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

The family and i have just returned from the best week ever staying in the idyllic Glen Cottage, which is set amongst 2000 acres in the stunning Dunskey Estate. It literally has it all! Private beaches, beautiful forest and coastal walks, two fishing lochs, abundant wildlife and even a tearoom complete with walled garden and a maze!
The cottage itself is like a picture postcard of the rural getaway. Its charming, quaint and cosy but has all the modern conveniences. Upon arriving we were welcomed with complimentary home made scones and jam, and the log burning fire flickering away. There was even a bowl of quails eggs which went down a treat!
It was perfectly positioned to be away from it all yet remaining close enough to the near by village of Portpatrick with its restaurants and pubs to give you options.
I couldn't recommend this enough to families looking for somewhere with the freedom and safety to let the kids loose in area of outstanding natural beauty. Our return...

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    3 Twins
    1 Super King
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R 1 832
£110
R 11 661
£700
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