Dumcrieff House, Moffat
Escorted private guest tours residing at Dumcrieff catering for individuals and small groups maximum 15 people. For those discerning visitors to Scotland who desire total indulgence and to be waited upon in the grand style “to the manor born” then an escorted private guest visit to Dumcrieff House will prove to be a unique experience.
Dumcrieff is not open to the general public. It is the private family home of Hope Vere’s kins folk and after a major restoration which was completed in 2011 offers the traditional country house atmosphere and character with Quality and comfort a priority.
Over the past 30 years since his student days in the United States Hope Vere has hosted privately organised group visits to Scotland returning many times every year to personally guide each tour. It is a great pleasure for Him to invite you to visit Scotland as a private Dumcrieff guest.
Dumcrieff House sits at the entrance to the Moffat Water Valley amongst the rolling hills of the Southern Uplands. At the head of the Valley, 10 miles northeast of Dumcrieff is the famous Grey Mare’s Tail waterfall and beauty spot. This estate belonged to the Murray family for several centuries having been granted to them by the Duke of Albany in 1482. The estate changed hands many of times since that day. Some of the famous owners and tenants were: John Loudon Macadam, the famous pioneer of the road surfacing technique that still bears his name, Dr James Currie Burn’s biographer and Dr Rogerson, personal physician to Catherine the Great Empress of Russia.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, Reception hall, Drawing room, Dining room, Billiards room, Study, Sitting room, Shower room, Kitchen/breakfast room, laundry and storeroom/cloakroom.
First floor: Master bedroom suite with bathroom and dressing room/bedroom8, Bedroom 2(en suite), Bedroom 3(en suite), Bedroom 4, bedroom5 (en suite) bedroom 6, Bedroom 7, Linen cupboard and an additional separate shower room.
There are ample activities for everbody.
Private double-bank fishing on the Moffat Water, walking in the Southern Uplands , mountain biking, sailing in the St Mary’s sailing club, golfing, or just enjoying the beautiful mature parkland on the Dumcrieff House estate.