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North Balloch Farmhouse, Barr, near Girvan
 8 Sleeps maximum 8 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

North Balloch Farmhouse    Barr    near Girvan

This detached farmhouse is located in a secluded and peaceful setting and enjoys spectacular views over the south Ayrshire countryside and the Stinchar Valley. It is situated approximately 4 miles from the conservation village of Barr. The Galloway Forest Park and Glentrool, one of the 7 stanes, with its marked trails and access to the Merrick, south west Scotland’s highest mountain, are located nearby. They offer a wealth of outdoor pursuits including highly regarded walking, pony trekking and mountain biking.

Ampherlaw Cottage, near Lanark
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

Ampherlaw Cottage    near Lanark

Situated just 30 minutes from Edinburgh, and within easy reach of Glasgow and the Scottish Borders, Ampherlaw Cottage is a perfect base for exploring the attractions that Scotland has to offer. This gorgeous cottage, which forms a wing of the owner’s home, is a haven of peace and comfort. Tastefully decorated and furnished, and with a wood burner in the bedroom, it’s hard to imagine a more romantic setting. The gracious dining room completes this delightful cottage.

Monkwood House, Minishant, near Ayr
 14 Sleeps maximum 14 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Monkwood House    Minishant    near Ayr

This Georgian, listed, detached country house offers beautifully presented and spacious accommodation and benefits from a large indoor heated swimming pool, and is situated within the owners’ private estate with river and woodland walks direct from the door. Nestled in the heart of Burns’ Country, and close to the village of Alloway, the area is steeped in tradition and history.

Mousebank, Forth
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Mousebank    Forth

Mousebank is an all ground floor cottage in a countryside setting near Forth. The cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms which are a super king-size double which can be a twin on request, and a twin which can be a super king-size double on request. There is also a shower room, a kitchen with a dining area, a utility and a sitting room with a dining area. Outside there is a metal balcony leading down to a lawned garden with a patio.

The Old Nunnery, Skelmorlie, near Largs
 24 Sleeps maximum 24 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

The Old Nunnery    Skelmorlie    near Largs

Originally a nunnery, this semi-detached shorefront property offers spacious accommodation. It has a hot tub and enjoys fantastic views over the Firth of Clyde, and offers the perfect venue for special occasions or large parties.Situated on the Ayrshire coast only a short walk from the shore, it lies close to the bustling town of Largs with its shops, restaurants and promenade. It is ideally located to explore the islands of Cumbrae, Arran and the Isle of Bute.

The New Farmhouse, Skirling, near Biggar
 8 Sleeps maximum 8 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

The New Farmhouse    Skirling    near Biggar

Set in rolling farmland at the edge of a tiny cluster of houses, this deceptively spacious holiday cottage has views of Tinto Hill and lies one and a half miles from the pretty town of Biggar with its many amenities and Museum of Biggar and Upper Clyde. A sociable open plan living area has a cosy wood burner and patio doors opening onto the deck. There is heaps of surrounding space for children to play in the enclosed garden and for relaxing after a day out.

Harperfield Chalet, Lanark
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Harperfield Chalet    Lanark

Harperfield Chalet is in an idyllic setting above the River Douglas with fantastic river views which you can enjoy from the verandah, or in the cooler months, from the snug sofa next to the multi-fuel burner. It also has exclusive fishing rights on the River Douglas. The cottage is light and welcoming with very comfortable contemporary furnishings, this well located holiday cottage is ideal as a base for easy access to both Edinburgh, 40 minutes and Glasgow, 30 minutes, taking under an hour by train from Carstairs, 7 miles.

The Old Doctor
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

The Old Doctor's Cottage    Douglas    near Lanark

The Old Doctor's Cottage is a terraced cottage in the village of Douglas, South Lanarkshire. The cottage sleeps six people and has a king-size double bedroom with en-suite facilities and two twin bedrooms (can be zip/link on request), a bright and airy well-equipped kitchen with a dining table seating five, a utility room and a sitting room with electric fire. Outside there is a private, enclosed (including with chicken wire), raised, decked garden to the front of the property, with furniture and a barbecue.

The Hayloft, Carnwath
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

The Hayloft    Carnwath

Nestled in the beautiful Scottish countryside with views of Tinto Hill, this pair of adjoining holiday cottages, originally stables and dairy parlours stand adjacent to the owner’s home. Dating back over 200 years, they are situated on a smallholding, 5 miles from the historic burgh of Lanark and 25 miles from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Walking, cycling, fishing, golf, mountain biking and riding are available locally.

Oak Cottage, Crawfordjohn
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets

Oak Cottage    Crawfordjohn

Enjoying an idyllic situation on the 33,000-acre Douglas Estate, surrounded by open countryside and panoramic views, these three attached holiday cottages, set within a courtyard, have been renovated and furnished to a 5 star standard and provide excellent accommodation from which to explore the surrounding areas. Woodland walks are available direct from the door, and the Southern Upland Way, Scotland’s coast to coast long distance walk, runs close by.

Lillydale, Braehead
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Lillydale    Braehead

Lillydale is a charming, semi-detached bungalow situated in the small village of Braehead in the Scottish Borders. This cottage sleeps six people in three super king-size double bedrooms, which can be zipped into twins on request and one one of which has en-suite facilities. The cottage also has a bathroom, a kitchen with a small dining area for four and a sitting room with a dining area for six, plus a woodburning stove.

Drake Cottage, Lamington, near Biggar
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Drake Cottage    Lamington    near Biggar

Drake Cottage has fabulous views over spectacular countryside. This adjoining holiday barn conversion, renovated with superb comfort and style, including 100% cotton bed linen and towels, lies adjacent to the owner’s working farm. Drake Cottage is a perfect location for family holidays, from the elderly to youngsters, there is something for everybody, with endless outdoor activities on site and an abundance of local amenities close by.

Forget Me Not, Dalmellington
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Real fire or stove

Forget Me Not    Dalmellington

Set amidst the hills of the Southern Uplands, these beautifully restored, detached holiday cottages set on the banks of a rushing stream offer a relaxing getaway. They are accessed by a track and situated in 3000 acres of undisturbed woodland, wetland and other natural habitats, recognised for their importance by their designations as SSSIs. Wildlife is abundant including red squirrels, ospreys, golden eagles, roe deer and badgers. The estate offers fishing, pony trekking, riding, 27km of all terrain cycling, woodland walks, canoeing and kayaking (grade 3+).

The Parlour, Carnwath
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

The Parlour    Carnwath

Nestled in the beautiful Scottish countryside with views of Tinto Hill, this pair of adjoining holiday cottages, originally stables and dairy parlours stand adjacent to the owner’s home. Dating back over 200 years, they are situated on a smallholding, 5 miles from the historic burgh of Lanark and 25 miles from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Walking, cycling, fishing, golf, mountain biking and riding are available locally.

Steading Cottage, Biggar
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Steading Cottage    Biggar

Situated on a working farm by the banks of the River Clyde, this single storey barn conversion has lovely views of open countryside from the large patio windows. The cottage is light and airy, yet warm and welcoming for holidays throughout the year. Just 100 yards from the banks of the River Clyde, the owner has fishing permits available for holidaymaker’s use, whilst 1.5 miles away, Biggar has museums, golf, a boating pond and tennis and the Clyde Waterfalls are only 12 miles away in Lanark.

Nirvana Cottage, Leadhills, near Biggar

Nirvana Cottage    Leadhills    near Biggar

Nirvana Cottage is in Leadhills a small village in a conservation.area. It is nestled in a high valley in the breathtakingly beautiful Lowther Hills which are designated an ancient monument..The village has a long history with the neighbouring village of Wanlockhead both of which were a major lead mining centre until the industry s decline in the 1930 s..Nirvana is a traditional stone cottage built in the late 1800 s and retains many original features.

Squirrel Lodge, Croy
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

Squirrel Lodge    Croy

Squirrel Lodge is a wonderfully presented first floor apartment, located next to the owner's home and just two miles from Croy in the stunning Scottish Highlands. The apartment can sleep two people and has one double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and an open plan living area with a kitchen and a sitting area. Outside there is ample off road parking and a large balcony to the front with furniture.

Elm Cottage, Crawfordjohn
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Elm Cottage    Crawfordjohn

Enjoying an idyllic situation on the 33,000-acre Douglas Estate, surrounded by open countryside and panoramic views, these three attached holiday cottages, set within a courtyard, have been renovated and furnished to a 5 star standard and provide excellent accommodation from which to explore the surrounding areas. Woodland walks are available direct from the door, and the Southern Upland Way, Scotland’s coast to coast long distance walk, runs close by.

Beech Cottage, Crawfordjohn
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets

Beech Cottage    Crawfordjohn

Enjoying an idyllic situation on the 33,000-acre Douglas Estate, surrounded by open countryside and panoramic views, these three attached holiday cottages, set within a courtyard, have been renovated and furnished to a 5 star standard and provide excellent accommodation from which to explore the surrounding areas. Woodland walks are available direct from the door, and the Southern Upland Way, Scotland’s coast to coast long distance walk, runs close by.

Stonylea Cottage, near Cumbernauld
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Stonylea Cottage    near Cumbernauld

Set in the hills this detached holiday cottage is located within Palacerigg Country Park which has over 700-acres of grassland, moorland, woodland and ponds. Wildlife is abundant, roe deer, badger, fox, hare, sparrowhawk, kestrel, long-eared and short-eared owls can all be seen. Situated within half an hour’s drive to Glasgow and Stirling, whilst Loch Lomond National Park is a 45-minute drive. Woodland walks are available from the door to explore nature trails and places of historic interest, including evidence of fireclay mining at Glencryan.

Sweetpea Cottage, Wiston, near Biggar
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Sweetpea Cottage    Wiston    near Biggar

Sweet Pea Cottage is a single-storey annex attached to a Georgian villa, in lovely countryside in Wiston near Biggar. The cottage has a double bedroom, a shower room, a kitchen with breakfast bar and a sitting room with open fire. Outside is off road parking for two cars, and shared use of the walled garden with furniture and countryside views. Sweetpea Cottage makes an ideal retreat for couples or as friends, whether booked alone or as part of the larger building.

Greenmount Cottage, near Biggar
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

Greenmount Cottage    near Biggar

Well situated in peaceful, rolling countryside just under two miles from Biggar, this delightfully welcoming, light and airy holiday cottage is the perfect retreat for two. Biggar has many independent shops with an emphasis on excellent local produce. Adjacent to the owner’s home, it is contemporary in style, with careful thought given to comfort and relaxation. There are good walks from the door, or routes to suit every ability and inclination nearby.

Sky Blue Cottage, Braehead
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Sky Blue Cottage    Braehead

Sky Blue Cottage is a terraced cottage in the small village of Braehead near to Carnwath in Lanarkshire. The cottage sleeps two adults and has one double bedroom, a shower room, a fitted kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room. Outside the cottage is a lawned garden with outdoor furniture. Within easy driving distance of Glasgow and Edinburgh, Sky Blue Cottage is a lovely cottage for discovering this beautiful part of Scotland.


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