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Anthony Steel

Member since: 2014
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Speaks english, french, german

Luxury Farmhouse sleeps up to 10 on 600acre farm/estate (+7 cottages sleeps 32) - Dalton Green Farmhouse

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Lockerbie holiday farmhouse

Farmhouse, Near. Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland - Blissfully peaceful and remote, with farming activities and experiences. RealFarmHolidays.

Dalton Green Farmhouse is the jewel in the crown at Kirkwood farm. Aiming at the top end of 5 star, every room is spacious and comfortable, and the 5 bedrooms have superb super-king beds (or twins). The farmhouse has large (in some cases marble) bathrooms, most of which have both showers and (huge) baths. There are two sitting rooms and a large dining-room in addition to an eating area in the kitchen. The utility room has a second dishwasher, washing machine and drier. Everything is very well equipped. It is ideal for family gatherings, wedding parties or for those who just want to get away from it all. Located half way between Lockerbie and Annan, 20 minutes from Gretna Green and only 15 minutes from Dumfries. Whilst there's more than a touch of luxury about the farmhouse, when you step outside you are in a rural bliss. There's a large garden with vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers. Beyond that you have acres and acres of countryside to explore on the farm - fields, woods, rivers, burns, ponds and tracks. You can help feed chickens, lambs (depending on season) and you can go quad biking, tractor or 4x4 driving. The fishing (salmon, sea trout and trout) attracts anglers from around the World. Its the venue of the renowned SalmonSchool.com.

Well behaved pets are welcome and it is dog walking heaven around the farm. Open all year, it is a must for anyone who enjoys the countryside. Anyway its more than just accommodations its a real countryside experience.

More Details

Details for Dalton Green Farmhouse 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

Dalton Green Farmhouse is the jewel in the crown at Kirkwood farm. Aiming at the top end of 5 star, every room is spacious and comfortable, and the 5 bedrooms have superb super-king beds (or twins). The farmhouse has large (in some cases marble) bathrooms, most of which have both showers and (huge) baths. There are two sitting rooms and a large dining-room in addition to an eating area in the kitchen. The utility room has a second dishwasher, washing machine and drier. Everything is very well equipped. It is ideal for family gatherings, wedding parties or for those who just want to get away from it all. Located half way between Lockerbie & Annan, 20 minutes from Gretna Green and only 15 minutes from Dumfries. Whilst there's more than a touch of luxury about the farmhouse, when you step outside you are in a rural bliss. There's a large garden with vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers. Beyond that you have acres and acres of countryside to explore on the farm - fields, woods, &rivers.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
Anthony Steel (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german

About Anthony Steel

Hi I'm Anthony Steel and along with my family, we have owned and run Kirkwood farm for 150 years. See Kirkwood-Lockerbie.co.uk. We offer RealFarmHolidays here at Kirkwood - totally genuine countryside experiences. We can take guests around the farm on quad bike rides, 4x4 or tractor driving. You will see sheep and cattle, and huge quantities of wildlife - deer, red squirrels, badgers, otters, just to name a few.

Our speciality is salmon and sea trout fishing. World Class.

You can feed lambs, chickens and collect eggs. You may forage for mushrooms or wild fruits. You may just enjoy walking in lush fields and beautiful oak woods.

There's a great team at Kirkwood...Sam helps in the office (taking bookings and meeting guests). Iain is maintenance while Tom is busy on the farm.

Anthony Steel purchased this farmhouse in 1865

Why Anthony Steel chose Dumfries & Galloway

Kirkwood has been owned by my family for generations. We love it because of the peace and quiet. The scenery is beautiful, from our office window we often see red squirrels running up and down the trees and out of the other window we've filmed the roe deer on the lawn.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We enjoy such remoteness and yet we are lucky as we are only 5 minutes from the motorway. There is also a pub in the village a 10 minute walk from the cottages which has Thai food so this is very handy for us as well as our guests! We are also 5 minutes drive from surrounding towns so it's never far to go.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for a lovely weekend. We had a really good time. The Farmhouse was wonderful. I love the way it has been renovated, it really felt like a home from home."



"Our full party found the accommodation excellent - your property is of a very high standard"



"We were both very impressed with what has been done to the house, it offers the highest level of comfort plus style. I thought the lush gardens and surrounding natural grassy areas were particularly nice, ideal for children to explore and hide in, I also made use of the wonderful herb garden."
Jan 2014
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Special interest holidays:

Holidays at Kirkwood are RealFarmHolidays. You’ll experience and get a feel of how a real farm works and you will see our farm animals – we may even ask you to help us move them from one field to another if you learn Quad biking with us. Additionally we offer to take guests on 4x4 rides (your 4x4 or ours!) and tractor drives. You can enjoy views of the countryside that you wouldn’t normally see and this is a real hands-on farm experience. You can also feed chickens and lambs (depending on season for lambs), pick your own eggs and try our real farm meat. We offer as much of a Real Farm Holiday as you like!

The Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown trout fishing is world class. Our river is the Annan and we are the venue of the famous SalmonSchool which teaches how to fish at certain times of the year.

Peaceful relaxation is our massive attraction. walk in beautiful, outstanding surrounds, with our without your dog!

Coast/Beach:

Powfoot is very close - a 10 minute drive and further along the Solway Coast is just a 45 minute drive away, visitors can reach great sandy beaches at Sandyhills, Rockcliffe and Southerness.

Travel:

Glasgow Airport is around 1 hour 25 minutes away and Newcastle is around 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Distances:

It is a 5 minute walk into the village of Dalton which has a pub and restaurant. Lockerbie is 5 miles away, Annan is 8 miles away (both have shops and places to eat). Dumfries and Carlisle are both around 20 minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Lockerbie, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Autumn
28 Aug 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
A$4,433
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,797
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$3,410
 
 
Spring
9 Apr 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$4,433
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
A$4,262
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$341
Pet Fee A$0

Booking Notes:
Book on-line (www.Kirkwood-Lockerbie.co.uk/book-online/ ) or by phone or by email. We take £200 refundable deposit to confirm the booking, the full sum is due 6 weeks prior to arrival.


Changeover Day:
Dalton Green Farmhouse has flexible arrival days. Arrival time is usually 4pm and departure usually 10am but do ask if you require flexibility. We do our best to adapt to your needs.
We also consider price reductions for small groups/parties.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Lockerbie, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • Three Bedrooms have their own Ensuite bathrooms, all of which have showers; and there's a shared family bathroom as well. That makes 4 showers and 3 baths in total, all of which are luxurious and spacious/quirky. There's a lot of character in this house.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) - extra cottages sleep more Notes on bedrooms: The main four bedrooms can be made up with either twins or super king size beds. One bedroom has twin beds all the time.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Please ask about pets as we can accept them but only in certain rooms in Dalton Green Farmhouse. Outside: We have a very large garden at the farmhouse with lots of seating, barbecue and a fantastic vegetable garden from which guests can pick their own fresh produce. Guests also have access to the whole estate outside the garden, which includes 100 acre woods, river and fields as far as the eye can see! Utility Room: A convenient ‘hatch’ links the dining room to the utility room, giving easy access to a second dishwasher, washing facilities, tumble drier, second fridge freezer and storage cupboards. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen are all included in the cost of the Farmhouse. If you are staying 2 weeks, we will change the sheets/towels once during your stay. Other: There is a Boot Room with space to hang waders and store wellies etc.