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East Gable Cottage

  • Gatehouse Of Fleet
  • DG7 2HS
no star
Self Rated


  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Parking
  • Self Catering
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / patio
  • Pub / shop < 1 mile

About this Holiday Cottage

Set in a quiet corner of the pretty village of Gatehouse of Fleet, this property is a magnificent church-wing conversion in the midst of the picturesque Dumfries and Galloway countryside. Retaining much of its original character and charm, this property boasts original windows and oak floors as well as the remains of the original pews in the grand entrance hall. With the sitting room on the third floor, visitors can enjoy the fabulous views over the river in addition to their beautiful riverside garden with private mooring for small boats. There are also a number of tempting shops, pubs and restaurants in the village.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with additional pull-out stacker bed (suitable for child under 12), 1 x 2nd floor double with en-suite shower, basin & WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Ground floor WC/basin. Kitchen/diner (seats 6) with snug (seats 6). Utility room. 2nd floor sitting room. Hallway.

Other Things to Note

Gas central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi, library of books/games. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lawned garden & patio with furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shops, pubs & restaurants 2 mins walk. Note: Garden leads directly to river. Children must be supervised. Note: Arrangements for taking own boat to be discussed with owners. Note: Property suitable for max. 6 plus 1 guest under 12 (inc. infants). Note: Check-in 4pm.

Around and About

Situated on the Solway Firth, the small, country town of Gatehouse of Fleet is a peaceful place, decorated in pretty pastel colours. Set in the gorgeous Dumfries and Galloway countryside and within five minutes drive of beautiful sandy beaches, there is also a loch and the opportunity to try river fishing. Founded in around 1760, the town was originally a mill community and today a visitors' centre set in the former bobbin mill - Mill on the Fleet – tells the story of Gatehouse's cotton spinning days. The town now boasts several shops, including a baker, butcher, grocer, bank and post office whilst a number of the pubs also serve food and welcome children.

From the lush green farmlands of the Borders to the ruggedness of the Highlands, the Scots are proud of their land and identity. Scotland also has some of Britain's best beaches with glorious stretches of clean sand over which to roam.


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