Scotland & Ireland
Property Ref: 4884695 stars
Sleeps 14
Bedrooms 7

In a Nutshell

  • Six bathrooms
  • Private Garden
  • Private parking
  • Wifi
  • Hot tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Loch view


Forest Way is a stunning 5* luxurious cottage sitting on the banks of the loch, with private HOT TUB, a Garden Apartment for additional guests and use of the boathouse. Furnished and equipped to cater for your every need and with a variety of activities within a short drive you will long to return year after year once you have discovered this gem of a cottage.

The winner of Countryfile's "Holiday Destination of the Year 2016", Dumfries and Galloway has it all and your holiday home is at the heart of it. The famous 7 Stanes Cycle Route, the home of the Solway Yacht Club at Kippford, and one of Scotland's top 50 golf courses at Southerness are less than 15 minutes away, while less than a mile away is Colvend Golf Course,"Scotland's Friendliest Club". The National Trust calls Rockcliffe "one of Scotland's prettiest stretches of coastline", perfect for exploring. Add in the amazing variety of wildlife at Caerlaverock, and the ultimate in love stories at Sweetheart Abbey and you have everything for your perfect holiday right on your doorstep.

Forest Way, the 5 bedroomed main house is furnished to the highest standard and equipped with a Sonos Sound System in all rooms. All bedrooms are en-suite with luxurious bed linen and sumptuous towels. In addition we have a self-contained two bedroom apartment with small kitchen adjacent to the main house - ideal as additional family accommodation for larger groups. The property is only available for exclusive use so the grounds and features are yours alone to enjoy during your stay. Ideal for a group of friends or that special family occasion, either sharing a meal in the large dining kitchen, watching a film in front of a roaring log fire or enjoying a quiet Sunday morning reading the papers in the Snug, there is something for everyone. The landscaped garden with its red squirrels leads down to the loch. You have your own private boathouse, you can fish for trout from the jetty or just simply relax in the hot tub and watch the sun go down.

We think the secret to a happy holiday for a large group is to have something for everyone. Within minutes you can go fishing, cycling, golfing, sailing, walking, and so much more. Or simply pull up a chair on the jetty, relax and look out for the swans, cormorants or even otters. Remember, you have your own Scottish loch at the bottom of your garden!

MAIN HOUSE (maximum occupancy 10 guests – for party size larger than 10 people, the apartment will also need to be booked – see below for details and cost)

The Main house has oil-fired central heating, Sonos music system in all rooms (download the Sonos Controller app to you smart phone before your visit), and comprises:

  • GROUND FLOOR Spacious lounge with large comfy sofas set around the wood burning stove, Satellite TV with Netflix and patio doors leading to the decking.

  • Snug with armchairs and selection of books and board games.

  • Kitchen/dining room with electric oven and hob, large American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, NESPRESSO coffee machine (we will leave a few pods to get you started, but if you have your own favourites, please bring a supply with you) and patio doors to the decking for outside dining.

  • Utility/boot room with washing machine.

  • Cloakroom with hand basin and WC.

  • Three double bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms with shower over the bath, hand basin and WC and one with en-suite shower room with walk in shower, hand basin and WC.

  • FIRST FLOOR Master bedroom suite with super king-sized bed, lounge area and en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, hand basin, bidet and WC.

  • Second bedroom suite with super king-size bed that can convert to twin beds, lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

  • GARDEN APARTMENT has oil fired central heating and comprises:

  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine.

  • Lounge with comfy leather seating and TV.

  • Two bedrooms, one double and one twin.

  • Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

  • BOATHOUSE comprising

  • Relaxed seating area with bar and electric stove.

  • Outside decked area with HOT TUB (£150 per week/part week supplement) and private jetty.

  • All heating, electric, bed linen, towels and logs provided.

  • Cots and highchairs available.

  • Wi-Fi available.

  • Private parking for 7 cars.

  • Patio with garden furniture, mature gardens leading to the loch, boathouse with HOT TUB (£150 is payable for the use of the hot tub which must be pre booked) and jetty where you can fish or relax taking in the stunning view.

PLEASE NOTE There is a charge of £10 to hire a cot per week. There is a charge of £5 to hire a highchair per week. There is a charge of £150 for the hot tub. Cancellation Protection is available, please ensure this meets your requirements prior to adding to your booking. Spa Treatments in the comfort of your holiday cottage can be added to your holiday reservation. To ensure these are available for your holiday, these must be booked and paid in advance


  • 5* Lochside, Rochliffe!! Wow!! The house is absolutely stunning. Very clean, very modern and well designed. Very child friendly. The owners have really gone out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. They have thought of every little thing. Boathouse is gorgeous, hot tub is gorgeous just absolutely perfect. Thank you for such an enjoyable stay and we hope to return at some point in the future.

    Clair Dolan



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