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Heron Lodge, Located on Edge of Mabie Forest with Breathtaking Surrounding Views

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Lodge Sleeps 4 People -Veranda Patio Decking Area- Rear enclosed Garden

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Heron Lodge is set in a lovely peaceful, rural location on edge of Mabie Forest a tranquil and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful countryside, with breathtaking views of surrounding countryside and Mabie Forest.

This luxury lodge is privately owned and can accommodate 4 guests in comfort with all modern amenities for a great self catering holiday break.Heron Lodge is very well equipped and pride ourselves in presenting this property in immaculate order to enable our guests to have a very comfortable stay all year round.Set in the former grounds of Cairnyard House on an uncommercialised site. Located 5 miles from Dumfries town on the A711 (Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road) and 1 mile before Beeswing village.

Take a relaxing weeks break either to take in the surrounding countryside and area or get out and about to explore historical places of interest or take time out to persue your hobbies or interests like fishing, birdwatching, golf, walking,mountain bike or horse riding .


Heron Lodge accommodating 4 people large and spacious rooms, in first class order and of modern style with guest comfort and enjoyment in mind at all times ensuring a wonderful holiday break for every guest anytime of year.

Bedrooms:- 1 double bedroom (10'X10') with lovely pine double bed, and pine wardrobe and cabinates.
1 twin bedded room(10'X10') with two pine single beds, and pine wardrobe and cabinates. Modern Bathroom (7'X6') with bath and shower over, sink and toilet.

Porch area (6'X5') with cloak area. Open plan Living room (16'X10') with sofa and 2 arm chairs, T.V. and Video, CD/Radio. Dining Kitchen (11'X8') with modern electrical appliances, Oven,Hob, Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher,Washer/Dryer and self contained with all crockery, cutlery, glassware, cooking utensils, and pans. Toaster, Kettle, Microwave etc. Dining table with 4 chairs.

The Living area has large patio doors opening out over lovely countryside views with verandah decking complete with patio furniture and Gas BBQ for al-fresco dining. The Lodge is fully insulated and Double Glazed, with Full Electric Heating throughout, ensuring comfort for early/late season holidays or winter breaks.

Ideal base for couples and families alike for that relaxing weeks holiday lots of local places of interest like Robert Burns trail, Caerlaverock Castle and bird sanctuary,Shambelli Museum of Costume and Camera Obscura a short drive to the coast and lovely forest walks.

Towerwood Golfing Range 2 miles away (floodlit). Dumfries town some 5 miles away. Glasgow and Edinburgh 80 miles away. Carlisle and Lakes 40 miles away.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Chalet
  • 50 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    bedding included...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    bedding included...moreless

  • all beds fully made up andi nclusive of bedding. Heating in each bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Shaver point and Heater in Bathroom.

Other Amenities

  • All bedding and Exit Clean included in rental price. Heating in all rooms by electric storage or panel heaters and electric fire in living room. Electric is fully inclusive for all general use and hot water. Clients need a supply of £1 coins for meter if heating required. Clients need to bring own towels /pot towel....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Heating:

    electric heating including fire in lounge...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bedding provided - Beds made up ready for arrival....moreless

  • Living Room:

    through lounge with patio doors leading onto verandah decking area. Sofa and 2 arm chairs, LCD TV and stero bookshelf with games, books, DVDs and CDs...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Can accommodate two car parked at side of lodge....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    enough for 6 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    cleaning products /washing up liquid /dishwasher powder kitchen roll provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles:

    Hire at Mabie Forest or Dalbeattie 7 Stanes both close to lodge....moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Golf:

    Dribing Range floodlit at night a couple of minutes drive away. Numerous Golf courses in and around Dumfries area....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Rear Enclosed Private Garden with Bird Table, Bench seating and Patio table and 4 chairs for outdoor living. Gas BBQ....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas bbq...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    decking area with table and four out door arm chairs....moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sept Short Break 3 nights
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2015
3 night min stay
£80
£495

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £71 Nightly

September
Sep 5 - Sep 11, 2015
3 night min stay
£80
£370

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £53 Nightly

Sept / Oct
Sep 12 - Oct 23, 2015
3 night min stay
£70
£330

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £47 Nightly

Half Term
Oct 24 - Nov 6, 2015
4 night min stay
£65
£370

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £53 Nightly

Winter
Nov 7 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
£60
£245

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £35 Nightly

Christmas
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015
4 night min stay
£85
£395

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £56 Nightly

New Year
Dec 28 - Jan 3
4 night min stay
£80 £85
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
£420

Discounts: 7 nights or more: £60 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £50
  • Pet Fee £15
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Weekly Rates are for Lodge Hire -Sleeps upto 4 people .

Inclusive of Bedding / Electric/ Use of gas BBQ and Exit Clean.

Well Behaved Pet Dog welcome £15 per stay by prior arrangement.

Clients need provide their own towels, pot towel and a supplty of £1 coins if heating required ( Heating only by meter).


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glasgow and Edinburgh
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mabie House
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Dalbeattie-Also Floodlit Driving Range closeby
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Dumfries
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mabie House Hotel
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Solway Coast

Car: Recommended

Forest bike trails, Mabie forest and surrounding area. Fine Golf courses. Great Coastal, Forest and Local Walks. Fishing. Horse Riding. Great place for bird watching. Beaches & Gardens. Castles and Historical places of interest. Pubs, Restaurants closeby.'New' Golf Driving Range (floodlit) closeby.

Direct site access to Mabie Forest -7 Staines Mountain Biking-pick up Orange (Dark Side) and Purple route from farm track on site or 3 miles to car park of Mabie forest. Dalbeattie 5 miles 7 Stanes forest trails.

Kippford Village for coastal walks, pub/restaurant / Rockcliffe for coastal walks and beach access. Larger beach at Sandyhills great for families.

Dumfries town:- Robert Burns Trail. Museums. Camera Obscura. Shopping Centre. DG One with leisure /olympic pool /sides and flumes /sauna and steam rooms also Ice Rink. Caerlaverock Castle & Bird Sanctuary nearby. Towerwood Golfing Range 2 miles (floodlit). Gretna Green within 30 minutes drive.

Drumlanrig Castle- great day out for all the family, visit the castle and grounds, various events throughout the year / farmers market and also bike hire with extensive grounds to explore for the day.

Other Activities: Towerwood -Golf Driving range floodlit 2 miles away

Golf: Located 5 miles from Dumfires............where you will find numerous golf courses in Dumfires town along with many in the surrounding area like Dalbeattie /Southerness / Colvend /Kipford.

You will find a book at Heron Lodge with all contact details for any golf course in the area.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I am married (30 years) have a grown up Son and a Labrador Retriever named Zac ! I love holidays abroad especially Cruises and peaceful breaks at my Lodge in Scotland with country and coastal walks. I love walking my dog Zac and he also loves going on his holidays at Heron Lodge. I am a keen gardener and love pottering around and attending my plants ! I also have another hobby of making mohair Bears which I make as presents for family and friends for their Special Occasions! I also take pride in my rental business and ensure a warm welcome for all my guests whom stay @ Heron Lodge!

Why the Owner Chose Dumfries:
This was purchased from my Aunt and Uncle whom owned Cairnyard House and developed the grounds into a small private holday lodge site. For many years we had visited and stayed with them and loved the friendly area of Dumfries and Galloway. The lodge being an ideal selfcatering base, for a peaceful and enjoyable time to spend with family and friends, giving time to unwind and relax from the hectic pace of everyday life! There is so much to offer for everyone of all ages, lots to see and do for small families, teenage families, mature couples alike!

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Peaceful rural setting with breath taking views of Mabie Forest. High end Self Catering Holiday Lodge Sleeps 4 People. Can be Rented Any Time of Year. Spacious , with modern comfort and style - Cosy and Warm in Winter. Ideal Self Catering Base in which to explore the Dumfries and Galloway Area, lots to see and do. Take up your hobby and interest, like Mountain Biking (7 Staines closeby) Fishing,Bird Watching,Walking, Historial Places of interest,Robert Burns, castles and manors. Great place for small familes, lots to see and so Mabie Farm Park. Award winning Organic Farm Shop Loch Arthur 1 mile away and Kilnford Farm Shop for Organic Meats.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Lodge Sleeps 4 People -Veranda Patio Decking Area- Rear enclosed Garden

    Lodge Sleeps 4 People -Veranda Patio Decking Area- Rear enclosed Garden

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Double Bedroom

    Double Bedroom

  • Bathroom complete with Electric shower and Bath

    Bathroom complete with Electric shower and Bath

  • Garden with lovely views of Mabie Forest and abundant bird life.

    Garden with lovely views of Mabie Forest and abundant bird life.

  • Parking at side of lodge

    Parking at side of lodge

  • Private Rear Garden and Patio

    Private Rear Garden and Patio

  • TRAIL TO MABIE FOREST ON SITE ACCESS to 7 STAINES Mountain Bike Routes at Mabie.

    TRAIL TO MABIE FOREST ON SITE ACCESS to 7 STAINES Mountain Bike Routes at Mabie.

  • Scotland - Tradition and Heritage ensure a warm welcome !

    Scotland - Tradition and Heritage ensure a warm welcome !

  • Rockcliffe to Kippford Walk

    Rockcliffe to Kippford Walk

  • Kippford Views

    Kippford Views

  • Dalbeattie Town Wood

    Dalbeattie Town Wood

  • Kitchen -fully equipped with Dishwasher, Washer/dryer .

    Kitchen -fully equipped with Dishwasher, Washer/dryer .

  • Living Room-Patio Door access to verandah decking /garden area.

    Living Room-Patio Door access to verandah decking /garden area.

  • Second Bedroom - Twin Beds

    Second Bedroom - Twin Beds

  • Private Lodge Site- Access Road just off A711 Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road.

    Private Lodge Site- Access Road just off A711 Dumfries and Dalbeattie Road.

  • Patio Area

    Patio Area

  • Rear Garden View

    Rear Garden View

  • Heron Lodge - Luxury Self Catering Lodge, 2 bedrooms sleep 4 with Private Garden

    Heron Lodge - Luxury Self Catering Lodge, 2 bedrooms sleep 4 with Private Garden

  • SCENIC COUNTRYSIDE-view of Loch Arthur

    SCENIC COUNTRYSIDE-view of Loch Arthur

  • Rockcliffe Beach and access to Jubilee Coastal walk to Kippford- great for walks

    Rockcliffe Beach and access to Jubilee Coastal walk to Kippford- great for walks

  • Rockcliffe

    Rockcliffe

  • Dalbeattie Woodland Walk

    Dalbeattie Woodland Walk

  • Great Outdoors

    Great Outdoors

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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