Gate Lodge - Sykes Cottages

Settled at the entrance of the National Trust for Scotland’s Threave Estate, Gate Lodge is a truly remarkable property for your family escape to Castle Douglas.

About Gate Lodge - Sykes Cottages

Enjoy a stay in the National Trust for Scotland’s Gate Lodge. Standing proudly at the entrance of the beautiful Threave Estate, this homely abode provides the ultimate escape for a group of five seeking a stay in southern Scotland.

The 19th century property combines comfort with contemporary. Discover a sitting room with a warming woodburning stove making a lovely spot to unwind when you’re not out exploring the estate’s nature reserve and beyond, as well as a charming dining room to enjoy your homemade meals and a well-equipped kitchen housing an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer. The property also benefits from a washer/dryer, TV, radio, and WiFi.

Also on the ground floor you’ll find both a convenient bathroom and shower room where you can refresh after a day of adventure. There’s also a ground-floor double bedroom, while on the first floor you’ll find both a twin and a single room. Each bedroom benefits from ample storage space and provides a lovely spot to unwind.

Make the most of your outside space, with the property overlooking the blooming garden filled with daffodils during Spring as well as squirrels being regular visitors to the private garden, there’s plenty of beauty to discover on your doorstep.

Find both an osprey platform and a bat reserve at the estate too, alongside Victorian gardens, a café, shop, and plenty more. Castle Douglas is also just a scenic drive away where you can find plenty of tempting eateries, while Loch Ken is a must see for keen birdwatchers.

Choose Gate Lodge for your next escape to southern Scotland.

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