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Tackroom Cottage

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £275
    Low season
  • £435
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 20th March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking

About Tackroom Cottage

Cairnsmore Tackroom Cottage provides a welcoming retreat for couples (and singles) and is situated close to Newton Stewart in Galloway on the private Cairnsmore Estate in South West Scotland. One of four residence, and the second offering holiday accommodation on the estate, the cottage is nicely placed in a courtyard setting and nestles amongst beautiful scenery - an ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of modern day living.

As its name suggests, the building was formerly a tack room within the stable block of the estate and has today been converted into spacious self-catering accommodation that provides one or two guests with a peaceful retreat for enjoying a host of country and coastal activities.

Cairnsmore was once the shooting estate for the Dukes of Bedford and the tranquil location lends itself perfectly as a convenient base from which to explore this beautiful rugged quiet corner of Scotland.

Ideal for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts, the surrounding area offers superb walking opportunities with one of the nearest particular favourites being the 'summit of Cairnsmore' which is just a short walk away from Tackroom Cottage.

Galloway's charming villages and towns have much appeal and its coastline is both dramatic and beautiful with a wild rugged charm. Newton Stewart, known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills, sits in an attractive riverside position and is famed for trout and salmon fishing. Still having a weekly cattle mart, the town has a good choice of shops, cafes and cinema showing its roots in the Art Nouveau period. Wigtown, Scotland's famous book town with its annual book festival is nearby, as is the food town of Castle Douglas and pretty Kirkcudbright - an artist's town with a picturesque harbourside setting, colourful cottages and good range of shops and places to eat out.

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Contact the owner

Owner details:

Elaine & Jonathan Grubb joined Independent Cottages in December 2011

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Dumfries and Galloway)

Tackroom Cottage is situated in a courtyard setting opposite Stable Cottage with accommodation that comprises:

  • Bedroom with Edwardian double bed (dressed in Egyptian cotton linen) and lovely range (non-working) which provides a great feature, as does the dressing room which overlooks the courtyard.
  • Spacious dual aspect lounge/diner with comfy seating, dining table (drop leaf) with chairs and Freeview television with DVD player.
  • Additional sitting area upstairs (known as 'the snug') which provides a peaceful cosy place to enjoy a quiet moment or read your book whilst relaxing on the day bed.
  • Fully fitted kitchen with cooker, microwave, integrated fridge/freezer, washing machine and a good range of equipment and utensils.
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Outside: There is a garden which is located across a single track from the cottage and accessed from the wide back door that was once used to walk the horses through! Enclosed by dry-stone dykes, there are two little lawned areas with a pair of unique open sided granite hay barns, one of which is used as a BBQ area.

Additional information: Oil central heating. Unfortunately no pets (pets are accepted in the owners other cottage). Bed linen and towels are provided.

Tackroom Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (1 Double)
Enquire with owner
Dogs allowed on request - please enquire with cottage owner
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £275
Mid Season from £325
High Season from £385
Peak Season £435
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1671 404085 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Elaine & Jonathan Grubb
Member Since December 2011

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Owner's other properties

Cairnsmore Stable Cottage

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Tackroom Cottage 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 20th March 2018