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  • The Shack
    The Shack
    The Shack
    Front Entrance
    View of Shack from track at rear
    Rear decking area
    living room
    Property description
    Gatehouse of Fleet
    Holiday Rental House – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    The property was formerly a Forestry Commission Office and has been tastefully converted to a very attractive, cosy two double bed-roomed holiday home. This high standard innovative convertion was completed in August 2008. The main bedroom has en-suite bathroom with king size bed and the efficient underfloor heating throughout the property provides all year round comfort. The property is extremely light and airy as it benifits from south and west facing patio doors, with feature light shafts in the kitchen and living room. There is a modern well fitted kitchen with slate floor, where you can sit at the breakfast bar enjoying a wonderful view through the trees to the Galloway Hills or maybe spot a red squirrel leaping from tree to tree. As well as Red Squirrels there is Roe Deer and an abun... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (5)
    • Microwave
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The light and airy living room has a very comfortable leather 3 piece suite where you can sit and enjoy the views through the trees to the Galloway hills.There is also a dining suite in the living room. The living room and bedrooms have oak floors with slate in the kitchen and bathrooms. There is a folding bed that can be used in the second bedroom or possibly in the living room. Luxury bed linen and towels are provided.
    Listing #HL67904 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Glasgow: 100.0 km
    Railway: Dumfries: 30.0 km
    Ferry: Stranrear: 60.0 km
    The property is situated on the outskirts of Gatehouse of Fleet. It is 5mins off the A75 Greta green to Stranraer road, approx 1hr. drive from both Carlisle and Stranrear.
    Glasgow and Edinburgh airports are within a 2 hour drive. Glasgow Prestwick, www.gpia.co.uk - Ryan air, & others
    Glasgow International, www.glasgowairport.com - Easy jet, BA etc.
    Belfast City, www.belfastcityairport.com - Stranraer/Belfast ferry
    Belfast International, www.belfastairport.com - Stranraer/Belfast ferry
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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English first
Arnside, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014

We spent February half term at the Shack & are so very glad we did. Communication throughout the booking and stay was excellent. Directions were very easy to follow. The Shack was fully equipped & a joy to base ourselves in. We had wondered whether it would be warm enough without a log burner to centre ourselves around in Feb... more

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
person found this review helpful

This was our third trip to The Shack and it was even better than the first! The Shack is in a beautiful, private location in the woods yet it's very close to amenities and shops - the perfect combination for us. There are several beautiful walks at your doorstep and lots of places to explore. The red squirrels came to... more

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The Shack has everything you could want for a relaxing holiday. the beds are very comfortable, the bathrooms are well fitted out, and from the sitting room with its windows on three sides, you can sit in comfort and watch the red squirrels playing in the garden and practically knocking on the window for nuts. There are also many different... more

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Listed since : Apr 2011
Calendar Updated: 19 days ago
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