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Situated on the very edge of Mabie Forest,this property offers very comfortable luxury accomodation. Overbells is an unique architectural interesting bespoke property with open country views set in over an acre of secluded gardens. Excellent for families with plenty of kids and adult persuits.Mabie forest has a 'world famous' 7 staines mountain bike trail and with trails for all levels.There are many sign posted walks,an adventure farm park and a play park all within 5 mins walk.
Overbells has uninteruppted panoramic views down over open countryside,on one side in the distance is the river nith and estuary and other over to Dumfries town.Full advantage is taken of these views through a very high valted lounge with double height windows ,a tv gallery lounge also looks down on this area. This is a large spread out property providing very comfortable relaxation areas making it ideal for the extended family or groups.Wood burning stove, leather sofas and a huge sofa in the tv gallery gives plenty of areas to chill.
The main bed room suite, just off the pool room is very private and quiet,with a superking size bed, a very big room, opening out into large whirlpool circular bath area easily sitting a few people! Large 2 person shower with high power body jets. One other bedroom suite, a king, has dressing area large bath 2 person high power body jet, sofa and quality furnishings.
There are further rooms on the first floor, a double room at the end of the large tv area , and a twin room(or superking via zip and link beds) at the other end of the house The family area is presently set out with a kingbed and a single bed ,then through to a linked twin room then through further to a great play room complete with toys etc etc All rooms are very stylish and comfortable.(apart from the play room which is very pink!)
Overbells sits on the edge of Mabie forest a vast area with abundent wild life and many full day treks and shorter well organised and layed out paths. Mountain biking is very popular and there is a hire center and cafe a 2min walk away.Because of the villas location it can be both hectic or quite whatever you choose!
Directions. Head out of Dumfries on the A710 and sign posted coast road NewAbbey.Travel for approx 4miles.On a long straight section passing over a narrow bridge at the end of the straight a sign post reads Mabie Forest and Mabie House Hotel.--turn right here and head up towards hotel over a number of speed bumps.Pass the forests park and car park which will be to the right hand side ,keep going up and to the left.(do not turn into the hotel car park)The forest ranger station building and bike shed (shop and bike hire) will now be to your right hand side ,turn sightly left and a sign (no through road)is at the end of a bumpy track ,head up there and overbells is about 300meters along and the 3rd house on the right hand side.Park on the brick pave drive way.
Family area( listed as bedrooms 5 and 6 )this has 3 linked rooms, laid out laid out -family bedroom with a double bed and a single bed with room for cot or z-bed.The adjoining room is set out as a twin(the cot can go in this room if desired.Both these rooms have ample storage areas The room then leads through to the kids play room ,table football /kids build up train set ,kids dressing up items ,soft toys dvds and videos etc.This is not an extra bedroom.!
In all this property provides good ample accomodation to sleep 12 including children/infants.
Towels /bedding /all are provided for 12 people.
No number greater than 12 will be accepted unless prior correspondance is carried out with the owners at time of booking....moreless
3 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms
Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, jetted tub
All bathrooms have seperate shower unit.Two of the ensuites have two person size showers complete with body jets etc....moreless
There is good parking on a block pave area for 5 cars .Other parking is available close by (three min walk)
There is no parking off brick area as this is a right of access to a neighbouring property!
Pets will be considered by individual applications!...moreless
Oct schools cancelled booking Oct 17 - Oct 24, 2015 7 night min stay
£250 Fri, Sat, Sun
Oct school Oct 25 - Oct 31, 2015 7 night min stay
Off season Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2015 7 night min stay
£183 Fri, Sat, Sun
Christmas bash SOLD Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2015 7 night min stay
N,year sold out now Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2016 7 night min stay
Off season Jan 6 - Feb 5, 2016 7 night min stay
£183 Fri, Sat, Sun
Schools mid Feb 6 - Mar 4, 2016 7 night min stay
Off season Mar 5 - Mar 24, 2016 7 night min stay
Easter schools Mar 25 - Apr 9, 2016 7 night min stay
Easter schools Apr 10 - Apr 28, 2016 7 night min stay
May bank hol Apr 29 - May 2, 2016 3 night min stay
Off season May 3 - May 27, 2016 7 night min stay
Generally good weather May 28 - Jun 17, 2016 7 night min stay
Pre summer Jun 18 - Jul 2, 2016 7 night min stay
Summer Jul 3 - Jul 23, 2016 7 night min stay
Peak summer Jul 24 - Aug 27, 2016 7 night min stay
Still summer(good reduction) Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2016 7 night min stay
Should still be nice Sep 4 - Oct 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Schools October weeks Oct 2 - Oct 30, 2016 7 night min stay
Winter rate Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2016 7 night min stay
Christmas week Dec 18 - Dec 28, 2016 7 night min stay
New year week peak Dec 29 - Dec 5, 2017 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
No additional mandatory fees
Call me on 07803242390 and get yourself a deal,dependant on time of year and demand .
( Weekly rentals can start to suit client needs.)
Short breaks ...YES
SHORT BREAKS MIN 3 NIGHT PRICE
Off season is November December and January £550 .
Other times of year might be possible and are charged depending on time ,however we would not expect to book anything other than full weeks in summer season .
Clients are asked to vacate (by )10 am for cleaning.
Out of summer ie not july or August there is a £48 charge for water ,heating ,and cut hardwood logs for the clearview wood burn lounge stove .
This is a charge to all bookings .
There is also a refundable bond for small breakages and any additional cleaning .
Any damages over this amount would be charged separately .
By cheque or bank direct transfer ,Internet banking .
This must be paid ,absolute minimum ,6 weeks prior .
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Mabie is situated close to the solway coast and the historic town of Dumfries,and is an excellent base for exploring the visitor attractions that are on offer. Overbells main attraction to outdoor lovers is the forest which has numerous posted walks of varying levels,mountain bike trails including the famous 7 stains,there skills and free ride areas with a bike hire and cafe shop, please see link below.
A very well run large farm park is also 5mins away,great fun for all the family with tea room ,slides,go -karts animal paddocks and much more see the second link below. Beaches of the solway coast and a championship course are 15m drive away. The town of Dumfries is a 10 min drive with some quality and family restaunts and shops easily accessable.