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Heavenly Vale

Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway
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Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Ideal location for lovers of the great outdoors
  • Gin and whisky distilleries are just a few miles away
  • For mountain bike enthusasts why not try one of the many trails at the 7 stanes in the Galloway Forest

 

Property code: D197A

Situated in a wonderful elevated position with spectacular far-reaching views, nestles this charming single-storey cottage. Located south of the Galloway Forest Park, this area is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and those who love the great outdoors. There is a vast array of opportunities to explore the local landscape by foot, bike and by horse on the many trails and paths available from your doorstep. Here, you can immerse yourself in natural beauty but have the luxury of local amenities only being a short distance away. The village of Newton Stewart is within 1 mile and has a good selection of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants to choose from.

 

This semi-detached cottage is one of three properties in a stunning elevated position that looks towards Cairnsmore Hill.

 

Situated all on one level, this traditional cottage has a spacious and welcoming farmhouse style kitchen, perfect for making those homecooked family meals. The comfortable lounge is cosy and easy to relax in with patio doors leading out onto the balcony that boasts panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. The bedrooms consist of one king-size with en-suite shower room, one family room with a double and an additional single bed and one twin bedroom. The family bathroom has a shower over the bath.

 

Outside, the cottage benefits from a lovely patio terrace with garden furniture and a BBQ, so you can enjoy the stunning surrounding scenery whilst dining alfresco. Simply sit and relax here for hours watching the ever-changing weather and landscape that is right at your fingertips.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 king-size en suite with shower and wc, 1 family room with double and single bed and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom and 1 ensuite
  • Kitchen - oven, hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge and freezer
  • Towels are not provided
  • Ample off road parking
  • TV/DVD and Freeview
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 1 mile
  • The property is environmentally friendly powered by 2 Wind Turbines & 42 solar panels
  • Renewable air source heating system
  • Low energy bulbs are used and all waste is recycled
  • Short term let license number : DG00536F
  • EPC rating : C
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £250 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £30. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

The cottage is located just south of the Galloway Forest Park, established in 1947 and classed as Britain's largest forest park. It is a popular destination for people visiting this area as there is something for the whole family to see and do. Set in the most magnificent setting and home to ancient woodland and native wildlife, the park is somewhere to relax and unwind in a place of sheer natural beauty. If you would like to try your hand at some of the activities available such as cycling, fishing, sailing, kayaking and horse riding, you can book in advance at the Kirroughtree Visitor Centre on-site.

If you are looking to escape for the day to one of the local beaches in the area, Mossyard Beach (14 miles) and Carrick Beach (21 miles) are lovely stretches of sand situated either side of the Big Water of Fleet. Spend a day there relaxing, and simply soak up the sun and sea air with a family picnic or a BBQ.

Further afield but definitely worth a day trip to is the attractive market town of Dumfries (48 miles). Set in picturesque surroundings, this vibrant little town is steeped in history and culture and has an exciting music and arts scene, hosting theatre productions and music festivals all year round. Castles and museums surround its perimeters which you can visit to learn about the history and heritage of this beautiful region of Dumfries and Galloway.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 30th December 2023

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Reviewed by Neill 24th December 2023

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Roomy, comfortable, warm, super views.

Reviewed by Kenneth 16th September 2023

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Reviewed by Deepak 5th August 2023

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Very comfortable cottage - enjoy the stay !

Reviewed by Lisa 24th June 2023

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Reviewed by Kathleen 3rd June 2023

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Lovely cottage , well equipped fabulous views, friendly hosts. Appreciated the wine and flowers on arrival, would certainly return.

Reviewed by Tina 8th April 2023

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Great location with lovely views of the mountains. It was spotlessly clean warm and comfortable. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Teresa 22nd December 2022

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Wonderful stay. Well equipped, lovely and warm. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Richard 22nd October 2022

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Lovely well equipped cottage. Very comfortable living room furniture and lovely comfortable beds in rooms that are well furnished with plenty of storage space.A kitchen to die for with everything you could want equipment wise . Large patio area looking out across the Galloway hills and if you like us have a dog then theres a great big field to exerRead morecise him on with access directly off your enclosed patio. Probably one of the best cottages weve stayed in of which there have been many Hide

Reviewed by Cedric 1st October 2022

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The cottage was warm and spacious. There was plenty of room to navigate a standard self-propelled wheelchair aroound and this included the bathroom. The location is close to a road intersection which means that it is good for exploring the area. The town is small, but well equiped with shopping facilities and a lovely museum. The local visitor centRead moreres are excellent bases for walks and wild life spotting. Hide

Reviewed by Jonny 30th July 2022

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Heavenly vale is a testament to the owners. Outstanding cottage thats,, comfortable, clean, spacious in a great location for exploring with an amazing view to look upon everyday while sat either in the front room or outside patio area. Large bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms and front room. The owners made us feel welcome and clearly look after the cottRead moreage. The positive feedback we read before booking was spot on, and all the positive comments in the guest book says it all. Great place. Hide

Reviewed by Stella 11th June 2022

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Excellent property. Very comfortable and very welcoming

Reviewed by Felicity 4th June 2022

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This holiday cottage is very well located with a delightful terrace overlooking the Galloway Hills and safe parking for the car. We had a great time there and so did our faithful spaniel. The cottage is very clean, comfortable, well equipped and maintained to a high standard. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Colin 28th May 2022

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Stayed here as a family of 5 adults and 2 children during May/June school half term. Had a fantastic week here. It's a very comfortable place to stay, has every thing you need, very well equipped. Beds very comfortable, loved the leather recliners in the living room. Fantastic views, very quiet, enjoyed sitting on veranda watching the wildlife, sawRead more dear, red kites, woodpecker. Great location for exploring the area. Some great walks and beaches near by. Bottles of wine and flowers on arrival Hide

Reviewed by Laura 29th April 2022

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Reviewed by Roger 30th March 2022

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Reviewed by William 8th March 2022

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This is the best holiday cottage we have stayed in Space and comfort were first class Kitchen was well stocked with utensils Owner kindly left us milk, wine , and flowers which was very thoughtful.

Reviewed by Nargis 1st March 2022

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Amazing views. Very well equipped. Warm welcome.

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