Standing in the grounds of the former 19th-century village school is Knock Cottage, the original 18th-century dame school, built to educate the local scholars.
Now, modernised and extended, the cottage offers a warm, comfortable and clean self-catering residence, for short breaks or longer holidays, with accommodation for up to 5 visitors.
The cottage is furnished and maintained to a high standard throughout, whilst preserving some of the unique features attributed to the dame school.
The fully double glazed cottage includes:
- Lounge with digital colour television & DVD
- Well fitted dining kitchen with cooker, fridge & equipment
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- 1 Single Bedroom
- Bathroom with shower
- Bedlinen & towels provided
Entry to the cottage from 3pm on the day of arrival. Departure on final day is requested by 10am.
Check price & availability at Country Holidays, the agency through which all cottage bookings must be made. (Property Number: 2234)
3 miles south of Port William and 1/2 a mile from Monreith village.
St Medan Golf Club, an interesting 9/18-hole golf links is a short walk. A discount at St Medan golf course can be arranged direct with owner.
Drive along miles of tranquil country roads with stunning views, many cycle routes around and within Galloway forests. Sea, river and loch fishing available in surrounding area with sheltered harbours at the Isle of Whithorn and Port William Shops 3 miles. Astronomy centre close by.
"Charming and well equipped cottage".
"Thank you for such a lovely welcome - we really felt so comfortable here."
"Enjoyed the peace and quiet in this lovely comfortable cottage"