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Chalet -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Colvend, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
With beautiful views over the river estuary, Gilnockie is a newly built, luxury log cabin situated on the outskirts of the very popular sailing village of Kippford. There are two pubs in the village serving good food as well as a small shop open in season and 3 miles away Dalbeattie provides more general shopping.

Colvend golf course is a beautiful course situated about 10 minute drive away. Open all year round with no winter greens, golf is available free of charge to our guests. ( for a maximum of 4.

The 7 Stanes cycling trails is even closer and there is a most attractive 9 hole golf course within walking distance of the chalet with the championship course at Southerness just round the coast. There are sandy beaches and forest trails to explore and also many lovely gardens nearby for those seeking a slower pace of recreation.

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Listing #HL55001
About the Owner
Fiona A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2008
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely log house set in a scenic area. Spacious interior with all that’s required for a week away. The downstairs bedroom and ensuite was ideal for my parents. The owners have created a lovely home from home atmosphere. The 6 of us ranging from...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank hr52uk
FioJo73, VR Owner at Gilnockie, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

So glad your parents were able to enjoy the holiday with you. Hope you have created some fun memories of a holiday in a lovely part of Scotland.

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic lodge! Bags and bags of space, really lovely rooms and the view from the twin bedroom is amazing. You won’t need much else aside from food - the kitchen is very well stocked and there’s a supply of books, card games and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank JoW2462
FioJo73, VR Owner at Gilnockie, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thanks, Jo. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back anytime.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This was our fifth return to this peaceful and underestimated part of the world. Lovely and cosy with everything we needed for a great holiday.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank kathrineM b
FioJo73, VR Owner at Gilnockie, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you Kath - welcome back anytime. And nice to talk to you in person.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Very spacious reception / lounge with cathedral ceiling and full height windows offering beautiful views over the river estuary. Easy to use log burning stove with logs provided. Fully fitted bright modern kitchen with dining area and table seating 8. Both areas offer access to outside covered verandah.

Principle bedroom downstairs with access to outdoor verandah and ensuite bathroom with walk in shower.

Upstairs there is a double and a twin bedroom sharing a shower room with w.c. Lovely views from both rooms over the estuary and down to the sea.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 King
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
There is a tremendous range of activities here for the visitor. Golf courses, sailing, horseriding, cycling, walking and fishing are all available close by and there are tennis courts and swimming pools in nearby Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas and Dumfries. Loch Ken provides a range of watersports and the nearby sandy beaches offer amusement for the youngsters and the young at heart.

Throughout the year there are various festivals including The Wickerman Festival in July, The Spring Fling Art Festival in May, The Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival in June, Gael Force (World Music Festival) from late August to early November and enough musical concerts and festivals to satisfy every taste.
For more info visit www.dgaa.net or www.visitdumfriesandgalloway.co.uk or www.southwestevents.com
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Dumfries: 26.0 km
From Dumfries take the A711 for Dalbeattie and the Solway coast. In Dalbeattie turn left for Kippford and Rockcliffe on the A710. In 3 miles turn right in Barnbarroch at Pottery following signs for Kippford. Turn 1st right just after golf course at sign for Riverview Park Lodges. Continue along single track road till you see 2 white houses on left hand side. Opposite 2nd house turn up right. (There is a small sign Riverview Park) Number 9 Gilnockie is second of the completed new lodges on right hand side.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km.
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