A self-Catering semi detached cottage for those who wish for a quiet retreat
The basic price paid is for for 2 guests
Your pet is also welcome to stay with prior approval and as long as it has it`s own bedding etc.
Sky Freeview TV is available
For your laptop, tablet or mobile phone communication apps there is a Wi-Fi link just ask for the connection code if required. Wi-Fi also available in the pub. BT and other providers also have links in the village for your apps. Relaxing away from social media can of course be a godsend.
This one level semi detached cottage has parking opposite the front door, please leave room for another vehicle to pass between the cottage and your car. This means if you have mobility problems there is easy access.
The compact basic accommodation has 2 bedrooms one with a double bed, and 2 single beds in the other.
There is a bathroom, toilet with a shower. The kitchen diner has enough white goods, fixtures and fittings to make your stay more than comfortable.
The all electric cottage has guest controlled heating & night storage heaters when required.
Bedding and linen is provided and can be changed on request for longer stays or in the event of an accident. The Laundry & Cleaning Charge will apply for additional laundry and necessary cleaning for longer stays as and when necessary.
Owner can also ferry guests to and from Transport Hubs, walking points or places of interest acting as a knowledgeable guide if needed
Pushbike storage in a locked shed. a lockable yard with covered motorbike storage is available. Your car can be parked behind a locked gate if necessary. The cottage has the use of a shared garden to the front ( no garden to the rear) You can also use the vegetable and duck/chicken garden if required with a closed space for your dog to be free in. Just ask for any of the above.
New Luce is situated at the junction of 2 rivers, The Cross water and Main water of Luce. (8 miles (14km ) to the North East of Stranraer.
Both rivers meet 150 mts from the cottage, the river Luce then flows via Glen Luce Abbey under the old "Paddy Line" rail viaduct past the village of Glen Luce (5 miles, 8km) into Luce Bay.
When the river floods ride it to Glen Luce in your canoe, on your board or tackle in a wet suit. Suitable protective safety clothing & equipment is advised as is letting others know your plans.
A popular Long Distance Walk "The Southern Upland Way" passes through our village which has a small public house "The Kenmuir Arms) where real Ale and good food are available. The village shop/post office is usually well stocked with the owners willing to provide most things on request, even a "cuppa" if required as you rest a while.
If you fancy a night in "The Beehive" a 2 -3 hr walk will get you to this wooden shelter, on a fine night you can sleep under the stars counting bats and satellites. Take a sleeping bag flask sandwich and a good map, be aware of the country code and ensure you are equipt for walking in the wild, leaving your destination and return time with your host or responsible person.
Take the bus to Stranraer (8 miles, 13km) visit the museum, castle, library & Leisure Centre; or even one of the many restaurants. Stranraer is also a transport hub for the rest of Scotland Ireland and the United kingdom.
Portpatrick (24km, 15miles) is everyone's idea of a harbour village, whilst the Mull of Galloway (50km, 30 miles) is the Land`s End of Scotland. At the Mull you will find a lighthouse to climb (when open) an informative bird sanctuary & nesting site and good eating place.
On a clear day down at the Mull you can see all of our 5 Kingdoms?