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Holmfoot Cottage in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

Holmfoot Cottage description

Holiday home
Holmfirth Cottage is a charming, ground floor cottage, under four miles from Canonbie in Scotland. There are two bedrooms, one with an en-suite, along with a separate shower room, meaning up to four people can enjoy a fantastic holiday here. There's also a sociable open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Outside, there is off road parking for three cars along with lockable bike storage and a front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Holmfoot Cottage sits near the River Liddel Water, which cuts the border with England, and offers a wonderful touring base.

The historic village of Canonbie lies just over the border into Scotland, close to the town of Gretna. Canonbie lies on the River Esk, renowned for its salmon and sea trout fishing, and was immortalised in Walter Scott's poem 'Marmion' chronicling the exploits of Young Lochinvar. The area offers a quiet and relaxing atmosphere with attractive coastal landscapes, rural walking and fishing.

Wall-mounted electric heaters with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and fuel for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lockable bike storage. Front lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 2 miles. Note: One small step to access property. Note: Mobile phone signal intermittent, but available at the top of the road. Note: A small stream runs in front of the cottage with a slight drop, children and pets to be supervised.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fishing
  • Fishing available
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Rural location

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Mr Taylor
June 2016
The location was excellent and secluded, just what we wanted for a relaxing holiday. It was away from traffic which is good for any dog. I would recommend this Cottage to anyone. The Cottage was very clean and everything we needed was there. We loved it so much we will be returning.
Mrs Blacklock
May 2016
Holmfoot Cottage is the best cottage we have stayed in, it was warm and cosy and the surroundings are beautiful, there are no complaints only praise. Our dogs had the best time playing in the river and all the long walks we went on.
Mr Bradshaw
June 2016
The property and the location were both superb, we couldn't have wised for anything better. A real gem of a cottage. Loved every minute of our time there.
Mr Alexander
March 2016
Holmfoot Cottage, overall, was an excellent cottage in a superb location. The log fire with plenty of logs and coal is a nice touch, especially in the cold weather. Will visit this cottage again.
Mr Laing
February 2016
It was very peaceful and the log fire was fantastic. The level of cleanliness and little touches such as electric blankets, welcoming wine/snacks + dog treats were lovely. Our every need was anticipated with instructions about barbecues, towels for the river etc. We were very happy and satisfied with our holiday and felt it was super value for money.
Mr Mcintyre
October 2015
The Cottage was in a fantastic setting, right next to the river and in a peaceful setting in spectacular countryside. We were looking for a holiday away from it all and that is exactly what we received. We have stayed in cottages and lodges for the past 15 years and this is by far the best. Myself and my family all love this cottage and are already considering a week next year.
Mrs Kinnear
January 2016
Loved the cottage and the location was good. We felt at home as soon as we walked through the door. The view of the river was amazing, we could have watched it all day. We loved having the log fire lit in the evenings, it was so cosy.
Mrs Shaw
June 2016
Everything we want in a holiday cottage including beautiful peaceful surroundings, the bonus of a riverside pebble beach a garden swing seat which we were able to enjoy to the full because of good weather. There were beautiful views from every window.
Mrs Foskett
May 2015
Loved the property, everything we needed was there, there was a warm and friendly feeling to this well kept home. The surroundings were great, with river walks and a pebble beach in the next field. It had comfy beds and a well equipped, cosy lounge. There was plenty of wild life around the property including bats, it was a lovely peaceful location. Nothing to fault at all, we will return.
Mrs Redhead
October 2015
This is the ideal cottage if you are looking for peace and quiet and a clean and comfortable accommodation. It was one of the best we have been to over the years. We will certainly return.
Mrs Jones
December 2015
The cottage was just perfect for Christmas: quiet, cosy and warm with a good supply of logs. Very clean, comfortable and well cared for which made us feel very welcome. Perfect if you like a rural location with peace and quiet. Lovely gardens, the dogs loved it; perfect.
Mrs Allen
April 2015
The cottage was beautiful and in an idyllic location, it had all you needed for a lovely relaxing holiday.
Mr Mccormack
May 2015
A lovely cottage in a fantastic location.
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