Gentrool, near Newton Stewart,
Dumfries and Galloway
Ideal for large groups Fishing sky watching walking in the heart of the heart of the Galloway Forest Park this Lodge is situated in a peaceful location, in one of the Dark Sky Parks, and surrounded by rolling hills
This detached former hunting lodge offers a true ‘get-away-from-it-all’ break. This historical building is set in its own 5 acres, once belonging to the Earl of Galloway, and walking and cycling are available directly from the holiday property. Glentrool, one of the 7 Stanes, with its many marked trails is close by and offers walking and cycling for all abilities. There is easy access to the Merrick, south west Scotland’s highest mountain, which offers more demanding walking. The market town of Newton Stewart, 8 miles from the lodge, is recognised as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills and centre for the Newton Stewart Walking Festival. It has a range of shopping facilities, swimming pool, golf course and a cinema. South west Scotland has a wealth of golf courses including Turnberry, Brunston Castle all within easy reach.
Dumfries and Galloway area has many sandy beaches, rocky coves and picturesque villages; the area provides ample opportunity to relax in the wealth of scenic and historic attractions. With its famously mild climate and the balmy influence of the Gulf Stream, Galloway is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic gardens. Ayrshire, with the Ayrshire Coastal Path 100 miles of coastline, easy access to Culzean Castle and Country Park, a favourite with visitors, is a 30-minute drive away. The Wigtown Book Town, Ayrshire Coast and Burns Country provide enjoyable days out. Pub with a brilliant reputation for food and warm welcome only a 3-minute stroll door to door.
Shop 8 miles, pub 500 yards.
Large living/dining room with well-equipped kitchen area and wood-burning stove. Two double bedrooms; one with en-suite bathroom. Three twin bedrooms, two with French doors to verandah; one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower. Two shower rooms with toilet.
- Wood-burning stove – initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
- Full oil central heating included (October-March £35per week, £15 per short break)
- Electricity, bed linen and towels included
- High chair
- Freeview TV
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Large lawned garden with furniture
- 4-acre natural unspoilt woodland grounds
- Ample parking
- Secure cycle store
- Games room
- Welcome pack
- No smoking
- Ground floor facilities
- NB: Stream and sloping banks in grounds
- Bike Store
- Detached Property
- Ground Floor Facilities
- Garden / Patio
- Games Room
- Pub within 1 mile
- Woodburning Stove
- Washing Machine
- Open Plan
- Parking – On Site
- Shower Cubicle
Sleeps 10, Pets Welcome, 5 Bedrooms weekly rentals from £485
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