Cutlar's Lodge - coastal holiday cottage near Kirkcudbright
At a glance
- Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (one on ground floor)
- 1 bathroom
- Full week holidays £515-£940
- Short breaks from £258
- Free Wi-Fi
- Fully enclosed garden
- Dogs welcome
- No neighbours
- Views over sea and wild flower meadow
- 15-min walk to rocky sea shore
- Open fire, logs supplied
- Simple games room with pool table, table tennis, TV/DVD
- Location: Dundrennan, 9 miles east of Kirkcudbright in Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland
Around Cutlar's Lodge
The private drive winds down the hill with mown verges, woodland and farm fields. Beyond, you notice the sea with its impossibly high horizon as the view over to the Lakeland hills and the Isle of Man opens up to be nothing short of breathtaking. Past a little waterfall, then you follow the unicorn's nose and suddenly on your left here's your pretty cottage with dormer windows like friendly eyes welcoming you. Here the view opens out to reveal the wild flower meadow with its ornamental pond and a glimpse of what looks like Rapunzel's tower between trees beyond. These views are yours when you stay at Cutlar's Lodge.
This holiday cottage has great character and its own unique cosiness. Right at the heart of Orroland's landscaped grounds it is ideal for exploring Orroland itself as well as the naturally inspiring region of Dumfries and Galloway.
Cutlar's Lodge is a two storey detached stone-built cottage. It is set in its own attractive garden, which is fully enclosed providing safe freedom for children and dogs. There is sturdy garden furniture and a BBQ so you can enjoy the garden and views to the full.
The cottage accommodates 6 people in three bedrooms. Downstairs you will find a modern well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, tall upright fridge/freezer, table & chairs and door to the garden. The kitchen leads through to the dining room, sun porch and sitting room with comfortable sofa and armchairs, open fire - with unlimited logs supplied - and TV/DVD. There is a little laundry room with a washer/dryer and sink. On the other side of the kitchen is the bathroom with shower over bath, WC and basin and adjacent twin bedroom.
Upstairs you will find a double bedroom (5ft bed) and a twin bedroom, both with wash hand basins.
The simple games room is accessed via a separate entrance and houses a pool table and table tennis with TV/DVD.
Cutlar's Lodge has ample off-road parking and a garage suitable for one car.
The cottage prices include bed linen and towels, electricity, heating oil and logs for the open fire. You are welcome to arrive from 4pm and we ask you to depart by 10am. A landline phone keeps you in touch with family and friends whilst away, if you choose to share the number.
“Perfect holiday ”
A cosy, comfortable, cottage in incredible surroundings with fantastic views. Probably the best equipped kitchen I have stayed in, plenty of cutlery and plates too so no putting on the dishwasher after each meal. Nothing seemed too much trouble for our hosts with really helpful information before we arrived, and they popped in to check everything was OK. Home made cake and flowers to welcome us on arrival - a simple gesture but made such a difference. A short walk through woods to a private beach and a lovely loch with a rowing boat - our boys learnt to row on this holiday. Will definitely be going back here. Such a relaxing location - the only sounds are birdsong and the rustling of the wind in the trees. Our dogs loved it too. Doggie heaven.
“Fourth time there, still happy!”
“Our perfect wedding & baby naming ceremony venue”
“A fantastic getaway cottage!”
We recently had a small family wedding at the Orroland estate and some of our guests stayed at Cutlar's lodge for a week. They all thought it was a beautiful cottage in wonderful surroundings. They commented on how there was a great balance between a country cottage style with modern fittings. It was comfortable and immaculate throughout. The team at Orroland ensured that everything was going well and we knew they were on hand to help with anything our guests required which helped us to relax for our wedding! We would definitely recommend a stay at Cutlar's lodge or any of the other sites on the estate.
“A wonderful week”
Another wonderful week spent in Cutlar's Lodge. Just as we remembered it - a comfortable home from home. The bathroom has been replaced since our last visit 4 years ago and is a welcome improvement. A peaceful and relaxing house with outlooks over the beautiful landscaped gardens and the sea. My favourite spot in the morning is the sunny porch to enjoy a coffee and read a few chapters of a book before the kids rise. Who could ask for more?
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