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The Moat House Annan

Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
The Moat House is an expansive house which has been recently renovated, with large rooms and a very high standard of disabled/wheelchair facilities. It is the ideal location to explore Dumfries & Galloway, The Lake District, The Scottish Borders, Hadrians Wall Country and beyond by rail/car.


This large (400m2) property is located on the moat bank of an ancient Mott and Bailey castle that was once the home of the de Brus family, the ancestors of 'Robert the Bruce' who was featured in the film 'Braveheart'. The house itself was once the home of the famous poet Rev James Graham who wrote 'The Sabbath'.

Pets considered at additional charge of £35 for up to 2 pets, please contact us to discuss.

Mid stay clean is also available for £50 please contact us to discuss.
Listing #HL7450794
About the Owner
Martin S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
Although we normally like to greet guests on their arrival this is not always possible but you will have the details of how to access the property before you leave home. There will always be somebody to answer your questions by phone.
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We haven't been able to go on a family holiday for many years as we needed a very large place that had facilities for our disabled son.It was so big we were able to take a couple of his carers as well.The rooms were very...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We arrived in convoy (4 cars) at 4pm and got immediate entry to the house. We were all delighted with the house and quickly found our separate rooms. Everyone was excited especially the children who quickly dumped their bags in their room and went to...More

1  Thank Allan S
The_Moat_House_Annan, VR Owner at The Moat House Annan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

We're glad you enjoyed your stay so much (apart from the speed of the tide which is obviously outside or our control) but wonder why you chose only to give us 4 out of 5 (as apposed to 5/5 which we get from all our...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The property was well presented and maintained. The facilities for wheelchair users are excellent and of a very high standard. The only thing that could be done to improve the stay would have been an extra towel!

Thank NewArchaic
The_Moat_House_Annan, VR Owner at The Moat House Annan, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks for the review and suggestion. Gad you enjoyed your stay

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (15)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (11)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(9)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Pets allowed but please contact us prior to making your reservation to discuss this. There is an extra fee of £10 per pet per night which is discounted to £5/p/n if prepaid...
    2 Full baths
    1 King
    2 Fulls
    9 Twins
    1 Queen
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About the neighbourhood
Annan stands on the River Annan—from which it is named—nearly 2 miles (3 kilometres) from its mouth. It is 15 mi (24 km) from Dumfries by rail, in the region of Dumfries and Galloway on the Solway Firth in the south of Scotland. Eastriggs is about 3 mi (5 km) to the east and Gretna is about 8 mi (13 km) to the east.
Getting around
A car is the best form of transport for getting around the local area to visit tourist attractions etc however there is a local railway station in Annan on the branch line runs between Carlisle (with connections to east coast main line services) and Glasgow. Buses are also available to other destination in and around the area from the Annan bus station. Local Taxis are also available.

Annan is just off the A75 which connects the M6/A74(M) in the east to Stranraer in the west.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 117.0 km
Railway: Annan: 0.6 km
Ferry: Stranraer: 142.0 km
Take the A75 from the M6/A74(M) and take the second signposted exit to Annan. Follow the road into Annan and turn 1st left after crossing the bridge over the river Annan. At the bottom of Battery Lane turn right and the turn left onto Bruce St. Continue up Bruce St and you will arrive at The Moat House on your left.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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