Culsharg Cottage - a cosy 2-bed holiday cottage to let in Glentrool, Galloway Forest Park


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Culsharg Cottage is in Glentrool Village, which is situated in Galloway Forest Park in Scotland. It is also the only village in our International Dark Sky Park which is why we get such awesome starry nights. We are also a UNESCO-designated Biosphere Community.

The houses in our village, including Culsharg Cottage were built in the 1950's to house Forestry Workers and their families. There are not many forestry workers in the village now as forestry practices have changed dramatically since then, but the village is still very much a small and friendly community of people who enjoy the peace and beauty of living in a forest.

Culsharg Cottage is a single-storey bungalow and has been recently renovated and is simply, but colourfully decorated with comfortable beds and wall-mounted electric radiators throughout and lovely log burning stove in the living room. During your stay you can have as many baskets of logs as you desire, and we can help you "fire up" if you need assistance.

The kitchen is modern and has the usual appliances  of cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave oven, kettle and toaster, plus a dishwasher. The hot water is an "on-demand" system. The bathroom has a brand new electric shower and enclosure; there is no bath. There is plenty of free on-site parking. Dogs are welcome, but the cottage has laminate wooden flooring throughout, so please be sure your pooch is happy with that. The rear bedroom has a double bed and plenty of storage. The front bedroom has a "double bunk bed" (full size double underneath and single above) and an additional single bed. The cottage is thus suitable for two couples enjoying a break away together, or a family of two parents and up to three kids. Fresh bed linen is provided for each guest along with a single bath towel for each guest and hand towels for the kitchen and bathroom.

In the living room there are a couple of small sofas and a table/chairs for meals, but while there is a TV and DVD player provided in the cottage, there is no TV reception (or licence) at the cottage. We do, however, make a range of DVDs available for the odd quiet night in, and you can of course bring your own too. There is a free Wi-Fi service inside the cottage.

The entire bungalow is available to guests, barring a few cupboards for cleaning and maintenance materials.