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“Home from home...and a bit more!”
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Burnbrae Mill Summer
Summer view from Burnbrae
Sandyhills Beach
Sledging at Burnbrae
Mountain biking in Dalbeattie Forest
Red Haven Beach
Loch Ken Aqua Park
Badgers photographed by Ian Dickie at Burnbrae Mill April 2017
The night sky by Ian Dickie at Burnbrae April 2017
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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George_MR...
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Home from home...and a bit more!”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

This property ranks among the best we've stayed in, a very clean and modern cottage with good quality fixtures and fittings. Ideal base for touring, water sports, fishing etc. The owner Alan is very friendly and helpful. Very relaxing and comfortable. Recommended with no hesitation. Thanks again.

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James T
York
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4 reviews
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“A Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 14 April 2014 for a stay in June 2013

It was hard to write this review as the mill is such a delight we almost want to keep it to ourselves!

Burnbrae is an absolute charm, a great find in a stunning location. Set in an idyllic spot in Dumfries and Galloway you could not wish for more.

The mill is easy to get to from the main roads and is close to the small market town of Castle Douglas or Dumfries – you won’t be stuck for shopping choices.

If you are a foodie you will love the selection of quality independent shops in Castle Douglas, there is also a Tesco for other necessities.

The mill is also close to the village of Haugh of Urr, there is a great pub there with a fantastic selection of local beers and good food should you decide not to cook.

The mill itself has been extensively appointed, everything is to a high specification and very clean. Everything is immaculate, you can certainly see the attention to detail that goes into providing great self-catering accommodation.

We cant praise this high enough, we are eagerly awaiting our return this June.

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susietsmi...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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“Beautifully presented property, lovely countryside”
Reviewed 24 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Had a very relaxing weekend at the mill. It has everything you need and was spotlessly clean. Comfy sitting room overlooks the countryside. Spacious and well equipped kitchen. Two hotels serving good food within 2-3 miles. Lots of lovely walks if you get the weather. Some nice wee towns to visit. Friendly owner. Have already recommended Burnbrae to several friends.

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Liked best: The house is beautifully presented.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Fiona W
Cupar, United Kingdom
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“Lovely, clean holiday House! Fantastic stay.”
Reviewed 20 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Had a few days visit to burnbrae mill at half term. Really pleased, lovely place, owners thought of everything and the family loved the idea of the bedrooms on ground level and lounge and kitchen upstairs, worthy of a stay with lots to see and do in the area. Had a really enjoyable stay.

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jencowper
Level 3 Contributor
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“Great cottage and wonderful location”
Reviewed 29 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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We have been to the mill more than once and each time we don't want to go home. It has more than you need, the bedrooms are nice and cosy, the living room has wonderful views over open country side, a wood burner and a big tv, kitchen with all mod cons, it is just a nice place to stay and the owners are there if you need them. Would highly recommend it !!

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