Private housed hot tub with seating area
Views towards the charming period property
Light and bright spacious lounge/diner with TV
Wood burner perfect for cosy nights in
Stylish kitchen
Kitchen views over the courtyard and hot tub
Pretty king-size bedroom
King-size bedroom with TV
Stylish shower room
Housed hot tub fabulous no matter the weather
Enjoy the private house hot tub
Beautiful courtyard setting
1 / 12  Private housed hot tub with seating area
2 / 12  Views towards the charming period property
3 / 12  Light and bright spacious lounge/diner with TV
4 / 12  Wood burner perfect for cosy nights in
5 / 12  Stylish kitchen
6 / 12  Kitchen views over the courtyard and hot tub
7 / 12  Pretty king-size bedroom
8 / 12  King-size bedroom with TV
9 / 12  Stylish shower room
10 / 12  Housed hot tub fabulous no matter the weather
11 / 12  Enjoy the private house hot tub
12 / 12  Beautiful courtyard setting

Craigs Farmhouse Cottage

Dumfries (1.5mls SE), Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stylish period cottage nestled in a beautiful courtyard setting perfect for a romantic retreat
  • Close to the Solway Firth boasting its 200 mile coastline with splendid sandy beaches to explore
  • Splendid sandy beaches to enjoy with excellent walking, hiking and cycling routes including the Maidenbower
  • Within walking distance to the popular historic marketing town of Dumfries
  • Enjoy the private open fronted housed hot tub with seating area
Property code: 51367

Charming period stylish cottage with private open fronted housed hot tub with seating area and wood burner perfect for cosy nights in. Within walking distance of all local amenities.

This stylish period cottage on the outskirts of popular Dumfries is the perfect rural retreat for couples who cannot imagine holidaying without their four-legged best friend. Located in a peaceful courtyard setting, this delightful property also boasts its own private hot tub. Your furry pal won’t need to feel left out though, as there are some spectacular countryside walks on the doorstep, to ensure everyone gets to enjoy exploring the surrounding area.

Stairs lead up into the semi-detached cottage, which is on one level, where a bright and spacious lounge and dining room awaits. On cooler evenings, put your feet and paws up and sit back to enjoy the warmth of the cosy wood burner as you discuss the day’s events. Rustle up a romantic meal in the well-equipped kitchen or, if you don’t feel like cooking, head to one of the nearby pubs where four-pawed companions are welcome too. After enjoying a relaxing night’s sleep, wake up to pretty garden views from the bedroom. If you’ve had a long day of exploring, soothe those aching muscles with a glass of wine and a soak in your private hot tub while Fido explores the secure, enclosed garden.

Your canine companion will no doubt be happy to take the lead on the walking front here, as there are endless trails and routes to explore on your doorstep. Take a wander around the historic market town of Dumfries (1.5 miles) with its museums, shops and some great places to eat. If your four-legged pal loves to frolic in the waves, then head to the golden sands of Southerness Beach (16 miles) which is located within the stunning Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and welcomes dogs throughout the year.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Kitchen - electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • Hot tub
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Regret no smoking
  • 1 dog welcome 
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge

The area surrounding your cottage is a joy for outdoor enthusiasts with excellent walking and cycling routes in the immediate vicinity, including the Maidenbower Walk running past the doorstep. Follow in the footpath of poet Robbie Burns as you take the circular Burn's Walk from the heart of Dumfries, along the tranquil banks of the River Nith to the statue of Burns in front of Greyfriars Church. Explore the Forest of Ae (12.5 miles) by foot or pedal. Weave your way through the towering Norway spruce trees to seek out the red squirrels springing from branch to branch or herons dipping their beaks in the burn. Hop in the saddle for a leisurely ride through the forest in search of the best vantage point across the canopy or for a white-knuckle mountain bike adventure, try one of the 'orange' runs for steep descents and multiple jumps.

Spend your days discovering some of the wonderful beaches that dot the 200 miles of coastline along the Soway Firth from sandy beaches to hidden shingle coves. Walk the wide sandy beach at Southerness (17 miles) to reach the 18th century lighthouse, the second oldest in Scotland. Investigate the rockpools and mudflats for wildlife and keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of dolphins and porpoises in the water.

Venture further afield for a day of water sports on Loch Ken (28 miles). Try your hand at kayaking, sailing or stand-up paddle boarding. During the summer months challenge each other on the wobbly waterpark as you slip, slide and scramble along the inflatable obstacle course. If you're feeling adventurous, strap yourself in for a thrilling ride across the loch on the zip wire.

This property is personally managed by Gavin.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Michael 8th February 2020

Fantastic cottage, everything you need and very good layout.

Reviewed by Brian 1st February 2020

This property was just perfect. Would definitely go back again. The information book was one of the best I have seen anywhere. We were also able to take our dog with us. The hot tub was good covered in but outside we used it anyway even if it was February.

Reviewed by Jason 28th December 2019

nice layout, up-to date kitchen even had a coffee machine. Xmas tree up due to being xmas - nice touch. Hot Tub was enclosed , even had towels and housecoats supplied and mat to stand on when you came out.

Reviewed by June 9th December 2019

Excellent location for walks and historical attractions- log fire and hot tub were fantastic after a day of walking - all amenities were of a high standard and spotless

Reviewed by Charlotte 19th October 2019

A very comfortable and well stocked cottage. We loved the hot tub and it was reassuring that the water is changed weekly. Complete privacy. It is in an excellent location for walking and for visiting the beautiful countryside with much to see and do. Our dog was made welcome as were we.

Reviewed by Gillian 1st September 2019

It was superb. Everything in it that we could have wished for including a dishwasher and washing machine. Very thoughtfully put together and so tasteful. The owners greeted us and showed us around. The brochures supplied resulted in two brilliant walks. Didn't make use of the hot tub but it was nicely positioned next to the property. Thoroughly recRead moreommended. Hide

Reviewed by Guillaume 24th August 2019

The property as well as the location are great. That's very quiet and so relaxing. The bed is super comfy and is definitely a plus. And so is the hot tub. Warm welcome from Nancy on the day and communication prior arrival was good too.

Reviewed by Patrick 3rd August 2019

Cottage was fine the only disappointment was ready for a drink when we arrived had to empty car to go for basics items For a 102 a night that was disgusting

Reviewed by Lesley 6th July 2019

The cottage has a very country feel with a modern twist. It was well equipped with everything you could need. The hot tub was amazing and had the right amount of privacy. There is a small enclosed garden which was great for the dog and a large courtyard to use too. The location is perfect providing town life but rural enough to provide peace and trRead moreanquility. Nancy and Gus were very welcoming and friendly and even provided us with eggs from their chickens. A real jewel in the crown cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Jacqueline 29th June 2019

The cottage was clean and comfortable with great hot tub just lacked outdoor space very small fenced off area nowhere to sit and eat outside we booked the cottage because it was advertised with a large enclosed courtyard

Reviewed by Dorothy 18th May 2019

The cottage is beautifully appointed, and comfortable, and the owners extremely kind and helpful. The location is peaceful, with lovely garden views. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and have already booked for next year!

Reviewed by Annette 30th March 2019

Craigs farmhouse cottage is amazing, everything was perfect, the cottage, the location. Nancy and Gus the owners live next door but, give you complete privacy, the hot tub was an extra bonus and beautifully set up, again with complete privacy, robes and towels were provided, complete luxury ....

Reviewed by William 27th March 2019

Fabulous cottage and hot tub was great lovely and clear

Reviewed by Ian 23rd March 2019

This was a birthday weekend away for my wife and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The fire in the main living room was lovely and made for a cosy couple of nights. In a good location for some relaxing walks through the countryside too.

Reviewed by Adrian 9th February 2019

Cosey,warm welcome friendly owners,good location feeling rural but close enough to everything,just a bit lacking on the outside privacy,but didnt ruin the holiday

Reviewed by Nigel 2nd January 2019

the hot tub was fantastic. the hosts were very welcoming. a charming cottage.

Reviewed by Veronica 22nd December 2018

Beautiful farmhouse. Log fire and hot tub were very welcoming over the Christmas period. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Stephanie 3rd November 2018

The cottage is comfortable and very cozy, the relaxing hot tub is well looked after and private. The property itself was very clean and had modern decoration. Close to all amenities but quiet and out of the way from busy town. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Linda 27th October 2018

Fabulous cottage equipped with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Hot tub is fantastic. Great location.

Reviewed by John 8th September 2018

The cottage was really well placed to Dumfries and the surrounding area with plenty of thing to see and do plus that added bonus it was dog friendly with two good pubs just minutes away The jolly Harvester & Lockhart's Farm that allowed them to sit with you

Reviewed by Kevin 18th August 2018

We had a lovely week at Craigs Cottages. The owners were available if we had ever needed them (we didn't) but always unobtrusive. Nancy and Gus were wonderful hosts and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The property was spotless and well equipped with everything provided.

Reviewed by Elisabeth 11th August 2018

Very well equipped and comfortable, bed great hot tub wonderful can't fault anything will use again if we go to the same area

Reviewed by Robert 4th August 2018

Excellent cottage, very comfortable. The hot tub is the 'icing on an lovely cake'. On the outskirts of Dumfries but in the countryside. Good location for touring the Dumfries and Galloway region, including Dunlanrig castle, Kirkcudbright and the Kippford shell beach.

Reviewed by Kenneth 23rd July 2018

Lovely clean apartment with great facilities. It is in a quiet location so perfect for those that enjoy the outdoors.

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