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Kettle Knowe in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

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sleeps 10
5 rooms
2 bathrooms

Kettle Knowe description

The attractive country town of Castle Douglas is nestled in the south west of Scotland, in the Dumfries and Galloway region. Castle Douglas is known locally as the 'Food Town', playing host to a large selection of independent food shops, as well as a range of wonderful pubs and restaurants. Castle Douglas is the perfect base for experiencing west Scotland, all year round.

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair. Off road parking for 5 cars. Lawned gardens with patio and furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 4 miles. Note: Garden is uneven with steep drops near the garage, children to be supervised. Note: Although mainly ground floor, there are a couple of internal steps. Note: Property accessed via uneven farm track. Note: Stacker bed suitable for children aged 12 and under only. Note: Max 8 adults.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Near golf
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Rural location

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Mrs Waddington
June 2016
This is a lovely, thoughtfully furnished/finished house in a very peaceful location and was ideal for our group. Big thanks to the owners for creating such a comfortable and beautiful place to stay.
Ms Oliver
August 2014
Beautiful house, finished to high standard. Good location, skies were particularly clear and the Milky Way was spotted on three of the seven nights we stayed. Birds and deer were spotted from the garden and surrounding countryside. The Lowlands were particularly beautiful at dawn. Castle Douglas had excellent amenities, paddle boats and mini golf, an ice cream shop. Threave Castle and Gardens took up a day each before we toured the wider area- Wigtown, etc. wish we had had more time just to sit and enjoy the house as it was beautiful and homely.
Mr Buckley
September 2014
Booking last minute, we were most fortunate that Kettle Knowe was free. Serendipity is not something I often come across but we were fortunate in many ways in finding the cottage. My wife has very severe mobility problems spending a lot of time in a wheelchair, so it was with some trepidation that we booked the cottage, however, although not specially designed for people with restricted mobility, she managed quite well. She particularly enjoyed being able to sit out on the terrace of an evening and savour the scenery, wild life and sunsets. We enjoyed star gazing, seeing the Milky Way clearly for the first time in many a year. The grandchildren were 'gobsmacked' at the number of stars and were very impressed when we observed several satellites tracking overhead. Would we come again? Yes. What would we change about the cottage? Absolutely nothing!
August 2016
I stayed at this cottage the first week of August, with family. the house is huge and has a beautiful living room and kitchen. it does seem to be in the middle of nowhere but the views and walks are worth it, the cottage is very secluded, no neighbours so you can make as much noise as you like. very large front and back garden, with a cow field right in front of the gardens which the children loved. we also brought two dogs who was in their element, lots of fields nearby. the house has lots of extras, DVD player, ironing board, children's games, initial supplies i.e. tea, coffee etc. if I had any negatives it would be the walk in shower has a very poor draining system and the shower overflowed every time without fail. it could be slightly cleaner i.e. light fittings etc. and the gardens could do with a little work. overall a beautiful cottage and we really enjoyed our stay. Galloway forest is a brilliant walk definitely recommended.
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