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Yellow Gates Cottage

Yellow Gates Cottage
4 reviews
Yellow Gates Cottage
Main Bedroom Downstairs
Upstairs Bedroom with double and single bed
Upstair Bedroom
Cosy Dining Area
Fully Fitted Kitchen
Fully fitted kitchen including Dishwasher, Washing machine & Tumble Drier
The seating area at the back of the house, a real sun spot!
Looking down the back garden
Front Garden looking out over the Solway Firth
Sweetheart Abbey in New Abbey
Ariel View of Carsethorn
From the beach.
Yellow Gates Cottage
Old Pier at Carsethorn
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Yellow Gates Cottage is a deceptively spacious and providing flexible accommodation, this cosy cottage is equally suitable for friends, a family or couples seeking a tranquil coastal break in a beautiful part of Scotland

This cottage is made up of the following rooms

Ground Floor

A double bedroom (kingsize) overlooking the front garden
Cosy sitting room with a welcoming open fire
Well fitted kitchen with Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Tumble Drier and Fridge Freezer.
Intimate cosy Dining Area for 4 people.

First Floor

2nd Bedroom (1 Double bed and 1 Single Bed) overlooking the front garden
Toilet and Shower Room

The rear lawned garden boasts spectacular views of nearby Criffel Hill.

The beach is only yards from the front door, and the local pub is a minutes walk. This part of Scotland is ideal for golfing, shooting, walking, fishi...
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About the Owner, Robert M
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 20 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I like to meet guests when they arrive from 3.00pm onwards and ensure they are happy with everything in the house. I am always available for contact should there be an issue.
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Listing #HL1307126
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Excellent - based on 4 reviews
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Julie O
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Well equipped. Homely. Lovely dog friendly garden. Thoroughly enjoyed our time at Yellow Gates. Beautiful village with fantastic pub. Would love to go again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This place is really lovely, I can highly recommend it. We stayed here 3 nights while attending a wedding weekend celebration in nearby Mabie Forest and it was excellent. The location is so peaceful and has views from front and rear. The nearby Steamboat Inn does great food, we loved the Sunday roast and fish and chips in particular! The...

Angi B
Keighley, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015 for a stay in October 2014

Second time at this beautiful cottage. Robert adds all the little touches to make it special down to the dishwasher tablets! Walk out of the front door on to the beach and an enclosed back garden dog heaven. We will definitely be back for visit number 3

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Single dog is welcome with any additional at owners discretion.
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Twin
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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28 Oct 2017 -
1 Dec 2017
7 nights --
23 Dec 2017 -
28 Dec 2017
Christmas 2017
5 nights
30 Dec 2017 -
3 Jan 2018
Hogmanay 2017
5 nights
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About the neighbourhood
Carsethorn is in a beautiful, quiet and undiscovered part of Scotland, within easy reach of the border and motorways. Yellow Gates Cottage looks out onto a magnificent coastline, perfect for watching the migrating birds on the Solway Firth. Situated directly on the coast, with views over the water of the Cumbrian Hills.

There are many walks available from Carsethorn village, along the coast to Southerness, before turning inland to visit the historic cottage of John Paul Jones. Or head up the hill from the village and climb Criffel, with magnificent views over the Solway and to the Cumbrian hills in the distance. Continue on and down into New Abbey to enjoy teas at The Abbey Teashop and visit the historic Site of Sweetheart Abbey and learn its story. Mabie Forest is the original mountain...
Getting around
There is a regular bus service (372) that runs from Dumfries to Dalbeattie. Full timetable is in the house.

The area is ideal for touring in a car, or motorcycle.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Dumfries: 15.0 km
From the North travel down the M74 to Junction 15 (Moffat and Beatock) following signs for Dumfries on the A701

You will eventually come to a Esso Garage (also a small Tesco) on your left that is on a roundabout, straight over the roundabout still following any signs to Dumfries until reaching a large roundabout which is on the A75.

Turn right at this roundabout and go along the A75 (heading to Stranraer)

At the next roundabout turn left onto the A76 (following town centre signs) and you will see Tesco on your right, straight over the the next two roundabouts! You are now on a duel carriage way, (with Bus lane) Stay in the right hand lane till you reach the first set of lights, signal Right, and at the T junction (2nd set of lights) turn right.

You will take the third left, New Abbey...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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