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Allanton Mill Cottage

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View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony and waterfall
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
25 reviews
View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony and waterfall
Side view of cottage, showing main entrance, with car parking area immedaitely outside
Kitchen area which is open plan with the lounge
Relax in the garden
Lounge and dining area
May in the garden with poppy plants in the cottage gardens
Lounge through to open plan kitchen area
Bottom garden looking down the valley and stream
Old water wheel hub and water wheel
Balcony for outside living which overlooks waterfall
Upstairs main bedroom made up as twin beds
Upstairs main bedroom made up as superking size bed
Downstairs bedroom with balcony
Downstairs bedroom with balcony
RED squirrel in cottage garden. Come and see them eating from the bird feeders.
Small stream  (Scottish word, burn) running through cottage garden
Local scenery:Lowther Hills
Drumlanrig castle approx 6 miles away from cottage.
Local scenery; Kettleton loch
Local scenery
Side view including garden and balcony
View from bottom garden looking at cottage gable end including balcony
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Auldgirth, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Converted water mill, the original beams are back in situ and all the stone walls are original. Ideal for small groups or families looking for a self catering holiday in Dumfries & Galloway. We can accommodate maximum of 5 guests in 2 bedrooms. 1 Room has a king size bed and the other a double along with an additional single if required for 5th guest.

Allanton Mill is a high quality self catering holiday cottage in a converted former water mill dating back to 1739 near Auldgirth (approx 1 mile), Dumfries, which originally housed the grain drying ovens, mill stones and mechanics for the milling of local crops.

Set in a stunning rural location with great country pursuits on the doorstep, Allanton Mill is perfect for both small groups or families looking for a countryside break, with Dumfries and Thornhill just a short drive away. Clos...
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About the Owner, Jeannette B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 88 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 52 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 31 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL205215
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Queenie L
Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

My husband and I stayed at Allanton Mill with my mother and father in law. The cottage is a real home from home it has everything you could possibly want and more in a self catering holiday home. The cottage looks out onto fields and it is so quiet and relaxing. The owners are very friendly and accommodating always available...

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So, so happy that you have enjoyed the cottage and the area. JB

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L F
Beccles, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

This is a lovely place to stay with all the facilities you could wish for plus extra touches. We didn't have great weather during our stay but it was lovely to come back from a day out to such a comfortable and well equipped rental. Extra comfy beds. The perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. the

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Management response:

Very pleased to hear to enjoyed your holiday, and the cottage was it you hoped it would be. Our intention is to provide all the comforts, that we would hope to find if we were on holiday. Jeannette

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CAROL S
DAGENHAM
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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This was our first visit to this area of Scotland. We chose this cottage because it looked lovely in the photos and was in the right location for places of interest. It is the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in. It was beautifully decorated and had everything provided including comfy bed, warm rooms thanks to underfloor heating and...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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$726
£560
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks and more flexible bookings may be available in low season. Please contact us and we will see what we can do to accommodate you. Bookings run from Saturday 3 p.m. to following Saturday at 10 a.m.
Price includes electricity, underfloor heating, logs, linen and towels.
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About the neighborhood
Set in a stunning rural location with great country pursuits on the doorstep, Allanton Mill is perfect for both small groups or families looking for a countryside break, with Dumfries and Thornhill just a short drive away. Close to the former home of famous Poet Robert Burns, Ellisland Farm, which is now a popular museum and visitor attraction. Popular Solway coast destinations such as Criffel peak, Sandy Hills, Rockcliffe, Kippford and Kirkcudbright are within easy reach by car, as are well known castles, such as Drumlanrig, Morton and Caerlaverock. There are many cycle routes close by including 5 of the 7stanes mountain bike trails and numerous wonderful walks including Glenkiln where you can walk amongst Henry Moore and Rodin sculptures, the Mabie, Ae and Galloway Forests with huge loch... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 55.9 mi
Railway: Dumfries: 7.5 mi
Fly to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle airports - Cheap flights available to all these airports, where Car hire available is available from all the main car hire companies at the airports. Make sure you reserve before flying. For driving details see our web site click on contact page and see map details or contact Jeannette who will always help with directions.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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