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Greenthorns (Secluded private garden, forest walks, beach & golf courses nearby)

15 reviews
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Greenthorns is a delightful traditional detached cottage, nestled into a quiet corner of the Galloway countryside, which has been recently refurbished to provide comfortable accommodation with a large enclosed garden, patio & BBQ. Perfect for families and anyone seeking relaxation. Visitors to the cottage have splendid views of the open countryside and have direct easy access to the Dalbeattie Forest, (1 of the hardest 7stanes Mountain Bike Trails), numerous fishing Lochs and the Solway Coast, including the picturesque beaches of Rockcliffe, Kippford & Sandyhills, all within easy reach. ...Greenthorns is a delightful traditional detached cottage, nestled into a quiet corner of the Galloway countryside, which has been recently refurbished to provide comfortable accommodation with a large enclosed garden, patio & BBQ. Perfect for families and anyone seeking relaxation. Visitors to the cottage have splendid views of the open countryside and have direct easy access to the Dalbeattie Forest, (1 of the hardest 7stanes Mountain Bike Trails), numerous fishing Lochs and the Solway Coast, including the picturesque beaches of Rockcliffe, Kippford & Sandyhills, all within easy reach. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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1 - 5 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2017

A great spacious property set just outside Colvend, Had a great few days with my family exploring the surrounding area, Huge garden for the kids, Close to Sandyhills beach and had a spot of fishing just down the road where my 6 year old caught...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A really fantastic, quiet cottage, easy to find and well located near to Kippford and Dalbeattie. This a real tardis of a place, with a king and double bed room, plus two other rooms. The owner was very helpful and responsive via email, and really...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank James R
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Travelled to this wonderful area of Scotland for a long weekend break. We know this area of Scotland well and Greenthorns was a fantastic base. The cottage was amazing. It was dark when we arrived but Pete had sent excellent directions from the main road...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Clare T
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

Thanks very much for the review. Nice to know our guests rate it as highly as we do! Hope to see you there again in the future :)

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our family spent a lovely 4 days at Greenthorns. The house is spacious, warm and well kitted out with everything we needed. Our young kids loved the big garden, and we could watch birds and stargaze too. The house is also perfect for cyclists as...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank clurr74
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Strathaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Date of stay: July 2016
About the Owner
Peter M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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About the neighbourhood
This stretch of coastline is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has several different names: its known locally as the Colvend Coast, or the Secret Coast. Its also sometimes known as the Scottish Riviera, thanks to its Gulf Stream-influenced microclimate. The beaches of Rockcliffe and Kippford are part of Scotlands prettiest stretches of coastline. It is perfect for exploring, with a network of coastal and cliff-top paths giving access to most of the area, including the features of Castle Point, Screel Hill (1200ft), the Motte of Mark and also the Jubilee Path, named to commemorate Queen Victorias Golden Jubilee.Enjoy the variety of birds, flowers and butterflies throughout the year.Rough Island is a bird sanctuary with nesting oystercatchers and ringed plovers. The isl...
How to get there
By road from the south - take the M6 motorway which will bring you to Gretna in the east of our Region. From there take the A75 to Dumfries. Follow the signs for Dalbeattie(A711). From Dalbeattie follow the signs for Colvend (A710). After approximately 4 miles, you go past Kippford Holiday Park, then after half a mile, look out for a concealed entrance sign just before a white cottage. Turn left at the cottage down a private road for half a mile. Greenthorns is on the right hand side of the road, just afterErnsheenieFrom the north - take the M74 from the Central Belt of Scotland. At Beattock take the A701 to Dumfries. Then follow the directions from Dumfries listed above. Alternatively, from the north west either the A76 to Dumfries or the A713 from South Ayrshire to Castle Douglas. From t...
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