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The Mill

Front of Mill
23 reviews
Front of Mill
Curl up by the Esse woodburner
Cosy nights in
Al fresco
Master bedroom
Steps to upstairs loft bedroom
Loft bedroom
Loft bedroom - accessed ONLY by outdoor steps. 2 single beds or combine for Super King bed.
Shower room
Wet room
Entrance to The Mill
Farm gate looking east to Criffel hills
The Loveheart pond
Ducks on the Loveheart pond
View from farm walk
There's a giraffe in my kitchen!
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Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Colvend, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Created from and old grist mill in 2009, the Mill is our very own Grand Design.

The Mill at Dunmuck (gaelic= hill of the wild boar) is a converted stone barn, and part of a small farm steading typical of the area.
The conversion was carried out in 2009 and finished to a very high standard, with a double height living area, smart kitchen and great eco credentials. The Mill is warm throughout, with underfloor heating from an air source heat pump, whole house heat recovery system, solar panels, LED lighting and induction hob. When you just want to curl up in front of the fire there is also an Esse woodburning stove.

The Mill is light and spacious with a wall of sliding glass doors opening west onto the garden to make the most of the sun and views across the wooded valley. Watching the sunset change the whole house pink is beautiful, wai...
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About the Owner, Laura J
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 48 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL119395
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Excellent - based on 23 reviews
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Cindy T
Bingley, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in February 2018

Fabulous quiet location with wildlife around. Lovely cosy wood stove. Great night sky cloud cover permitting. Stayed here a few times now.

Management response:

Delighted to have you back and hope you will return - Laura


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North Yorkshire, UK
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2017 for a stay in November 2017

There are two properties available, The Mill and The Farmhouse. As there are only two of us (and a dog) we booked The Mill. We didn't even see the upstairs bedroom which is accessed by external stairs, as the downstairs was plenty for us. It's located in a very quiet area, only 10 minutes drive or so from a number...

Management response:

Thank you for such a detailed feedback which will be helpful for future guests...hoping the 3 of you will be future guests also.


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Alyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 9, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
This could be your chance to test out a true ECO home in a stunning situation. Underfloor heating means it is a warm home in any season. Bedlinen and towels provided for all guests. Please view the photos to see that the LOFT bedroom is accessed by outside stone steps and there is one bathroom, it is on the ground floor. If sleeping on the sofa bed the windows are not covered...nobody can overlook but it gets light early.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Some pets allowed - please enquire.
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
Feb 19, 2018 -
Dec 20, 2018
3 nights
Dec 21, 2018 -
Jan 4, 2019
5 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $140 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
5% for returning guests + 5% off if property was very clean after last visit if booking 1 week
10% for booking two weeks consecutively
reductions for 2 people- please enquire

We ask for a £100 breakages cheque along with the deposit in case of any damage, we will send this back to you after your stay.

We do not work on a nightly rate so please ignore £11 quote above- has been imposed by website.
Minimum stay is 3 nights and rates depend on duration of stay/ numbers and whether bringing a dog so please e mail owner

Please enquire about bringing pets.
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About the neighborhood
*Colvend Coast is a National Scenic Area with beaches, cliffs and estuaries lying between sea and hills
*Excellent walking and exploring any way you look; in the Galloway hills, along the coast, through attractive little
*Castles, clans, abbeys, hill forts, stone circles, roman roads in the morning and nationally imprtant gardens
in the afternoon.
*For children fun comes in the form of superb adventure playgrounds at Cream O' Galloway and Mabie Farm
Park or rock-pooling and sandcastles at Rockcliffe and Kippford.
*RSPB Mersehead for thousands of wintering geese or summer visitors.
*Kirkcudbright provides art lovers with an excellent day out amongst many galleries.
*The world renowned '7stanes' moutainbike tracks are close by
*Dumfries is a perfect town for s...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Prestwick: 71.5 mi
Railway: Dumfries: 16.8 mi
Ferry: Stranraer: 70.2 mi
16 miles south of Dumfries, 1 mile off A710 on B793.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 mi.
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