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The West Wing, Knockbrex

27 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The West Wing of an historic mansion house, situated in mature private gardens overlooking the Solway Coast. Set just 200m from the shoreline, this distinctive property has ready access to a variety of coastal activities, ideal for beach holidays, watersports, coastal walks, golf, fishing and cycling. The perfect location to experience secluded and tranquil escape in the countryside. A perfect retreat for family holidays, the newly renovated accommodation is equipped to the highest of modern standards, while retaining much of the original Victorian architectural character and charm. The house provides a lounge with spectacular panoramic coastal sea views, a large dining hall with feature log-burning fireplace, a traditional farmhouse kitchen, 4 bedrooms including 1 king size suite with en...The West Wing of an historic mansion house, situated in mature private gardens overlooking the Solway Coast. Set just 200m from the shoreline, this distinctive property has ready access to a variety of coastal activities, ideal for beach holidays, watersports, coastal walks, golf, fishing and cycling. The perfect location to experience secluded and tranquil escape in the countryside. A perfect retreat for family holidays, the newly renovated accommodation is equipped to the highest of modern standards, while retaining much of the original Victorian architectural character and charm. The house provides a lounge with spectacular panoramic coastal sea views, a large dining hall with feature log-burning fireplace, a traditional farmhouse kitchen, 4 bedrooms including 1 king size suite with ensuite bathroom, 2 double rooms and a twin room with adult size bunkbeds and a separate daybed (suitable for children under 14), a family bathroom with bath and separate shower, a cloakroom with WC, and a separate utility room with washer/dryer. Externally, there is a sea-view terrace, a large lawned garden with adjoining stream, a one-acre 'walled garden' suitable for ball sports and ample parking for several cars. More
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About the Owner
Gavin R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
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Please note - we will email a detailed 'welcome pack 'with pre-arrival information to you 7-14 days prior to your arrival date. If you require any information ahead of this, please get in touch . . .
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Reviews (27)

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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

A very special place. The West Wing was even lovelier than I expected - the house has a welcoming feel and everything is provided for in terms of comfort and practicality (fantastic appliances, utensils and cookware provided) so that you immediately feel at home. Clear...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Katrina L
ReidCountryRetreats, VR Owner at The West Wing, Knockbrex, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

Thankyou for the lovely feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the West Wing. Best regards, Reid Country Retreats

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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Date of stay: September 2018
ReidCountryRetreats, VR Owner at The West Wing, Knockbrex, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

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Riding Mill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2018
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I visited this splendid, thoroughly taken care of and utterly magical location, the west wing in knockbrex in may 2018, with a few good friends, 6 adults and two children. Mr. Reid delivered what he had promised. The house is very comfortable, I have had...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank radhamanbodh
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Galloway is one of the best kept secret in Scotland and Knockbrex (west wing) a beautiful, spacious, light, completely renovated grade II listed mansion house. With uninterrupted view over the coastline, it is a warm, wonderful place to stay, very well equipped with everything and...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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ReidCountryRetreats, VR Owner at The West Wing, Knockbrex, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Many thanks for your glowing review of our beloved stretch of the Galloway coastline. We’d love to welcome you back in the near future. Reid Country Retreats

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Located in South-west Scotland, bordering both England and Ireland - the region offers very easy access by road and rail, with daily high-speed ferry crossing to Ireland. Events - Buzzing with energy, Dumfries & Galloway has a great mix of events and festivals every month of the year. Explore local culture and traditions and enjoy great days out whatever your passion, be it walking, wildlife, food, jazz or classic cars. Arts and Crafts - With so much inspiration around, from the colourful history and the stunning landscapes, it�¢??s not surprising to learn that Dumfries & Galloway is home to so many artists and craftsmen, who make the most of their surroundings when creating their pieces. From walking to kayaking, from finding the green to hurtling down hills, there's so much to do ...
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