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Stone horseshoe, wildflower meadow roof
Coach House from west
Big dining room
Stone horseshoe & wildflower meadow roof
Seating area
Friends - Bo & Lettie
Seating area 2
Stone horseshoe, wildflower meadow roof
Coach House from west
Big dining room

The Coach House, Durhamhill, Castle Douglas, Scotland

Sleeps 2 - 14 6 Bedrooms 16 Dining

Family friendly luxury holiday house sleeping 14 with games and mini cinema near the beaches of Galloway

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Coach House, Durhamhill, Castle Douglas, Scotland, sleeps 2 - 14 in 6 bedrooms.

Specially designed for large groups, with entertainment for any weather, this new conversion is welcoming and comfortable with 6 bedrooms and 6 bath/shower rooms. A massive oak table seats up to 16 people, with 2 open plan kitchen/sitting rooms. Outdoors are 2 stone barbecues, a large table, and a giant stone horseshoe seat with views to the hills.

The house sleeps 12 people, or max 16 by using two guest beds (2'6 wide) when a sliding partition is opened between the twin and bunk room (whole new room sleeps 6, limited floor space) and 2 sofa beds in the open-plan sitting room/kitchens. The bunks are sturdy and fine for adults.

The games room, in another building, has table football, small air hockey, chess, pool and table tennis. It converts to a cosy mini-cinema.

This room can be used, with the Coach House, as an art studio for residential courses, holistic retreats and for group presentations. The whole place can be rented for private courses/conferences.

Another building has washing and drying facilities and secure storage for bicycles, motorcycles.

2 open plan kitchens, surround sound and iPod docking stations add to the luxury.

Children are welcome to help feed or walk the llamas, collect eggs and pick fruit and vegetables in season. Alan offers motorcycle sidecar trips (also drum/guitar sessions next door). Attractions include The Chocolate Factory, Mabie Farm Park, Cream O' Galloway ice cream makers and the many beaches (40 mins drive away). Threave Castle is on an island - ring a bell to call the ferryman! The garden has steep slopes and drops so child supervision is needed.

Explore Galloway's stunning countryside, still relatively undiscovered by tourists - hills, lochs, rivers, woodland & stunning coastline. Watch wildlife, including red squirrels, otters, deer and red kites. Seek out Henry Moore statues on the Glenkiln Statue trail. Try out the famous 7-stanes mountain bike trails, or a new water sport at Loch ken Activity Centre.

Castle Douglas, 5 miles away, The Food Town has many small shops and supermarket. Local pubs serve good food.


Dog Friendly

Sorry, no pets allowed. (livestock in surrounding fields and hens and cats in garden).

Disabled Facilities

Suitable for assisted person with walking problems - 2 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms ground level. Wheelchair possible. Please contact owner.


BT internet hub (wifi). Mobile phone reception.


Two well-equipped open plan kitchen/seating areas (the house can be divided into 2 separate units). Each has a fridge-freezer and dishwasher.

Dining Room

The two open plan kitchen/dining/seating areas provide oak dining tables for 6(+2) and 14(+2).

Sitting Room

2 open plan areas have wood burners, TVs and seats for 8 in one side of the house and 6 in the other. Additional beanbags. Cinema seats everyone!

TV and Music Facilities

2 flat screen TVs with surround sound, DVD players. Radio/alarm clock and iPod docking stations in bedrooms. Mini cinema in separate games room.

Games Room

Separate building with table football, table tennis, small air hockey, pool, chess. Converts to mini cinema. Kitchenette, shower room and wood burner.

Heating and Open Fires

Air heat exchange system with underfloor heating. Two wood burners in house. Wood burner/electric heater in games room/cinema. Heated clothes rail.


1 king-size e/s, 1 double e/s, 1 twin/zip & link e/s, 1 small double (4ft), 1 bunk room (sturdy 3ft beds), 1 twin with 2 guest beds. 2 sofabeds


Top quality bedclothes and towels Included in price.


There are 6 in total, as follows:- 2 en suite shower rooms, 1 en suite wet room (king size bedroom), 2 shared bathrooms, one shared shower room.

Children's Facilities

Cot, high chair, stair & fire guards available free. Garden has steep slopes and drops - young children need supervision. Llama feeding, games room.


Garden, 2 stone barbecues, 2 dining tables and chairs, stone horse-shoe seating area, herb gardens for guests' use.

Swimming Pool

We do not have a swimming pool but there are several great beaches within 30-40 minutes drive.


There is a long private drive and ample private parking space around the property. Room for minibus. Secure shed for bicycles/motorcycles.


Strictly outside only. House is available for multi chemical sensitivity sufferers, so use of chemicals is restricted as much as possible.

Booking Information

Click on our website link for prices or to make a booking. Short breaks – we often offer a free night – enquire with owner. For full week bookings in main school holidays, changeover day is Saturday. At other times, it’s Monday to Friday. Refundable damage/housekeeping deposit is £100.

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The Coach House

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £1800
2 Night Weekend
From £1450
3 Night Weekend
From £1450
Midweek per night
From £500

Late Deals

April 2024 Late Deals

14 - 30 April - long weekend (up to 3 nights) - £1400, 4 nights £1,550, up to 3 week-nights £1,050


West(A75)from Dumfries towards Castle Douglas. 14 miles. Turn R in Springholm, to Kirkpatrick Durham. R at xroad in KPD. 1st drive on R.after village.

  • Village of Kirkpatrick Durham - 0.25 mile. Castle Douglas - 5 miles. Dumfries - 15 miles.
  • Springholm - 1.5 miles.
  • Springholm- 1.5 miles.
  • Prestwick/Newcastle/Edinburgh/Glasgow - Prestwick approx 1.5 hours drive. Others approx 2 hours.
  • Dumfries- approximately 14 miles away.
  • Springholm - 1.5 miles away. Infrequent buses to Kirkpatrick Durham - 0.25 miles away.

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