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"The Moat House lives entirely up to the description on its website. It is brilliantly adapted for even the most disabled people and it sets a standard we have not come across before. We recommend it without reservation of any kind. Highlights of our stay included walking and taking an all-terrain buggy across the sands at Powfoot (but beware the incoming tides), visiting Dumfries to renew childhood memories, walking in the forest of Ae, visiting the Wetland Centre at Caelaverock and the Runic Cross at Ruthwell, going to the splendid small cinema to see live opera from Rome. We did not feel the need to eat out as we so enjoyed sitting as a family eating round the splendid table in the huge kitchen., but we did succumb at lunchtime one day to delicious fish and chips from the Cafe Royal. Our one regret was that the weather did not allow us to use the splendid barbecue facilities on the terrace. All in all a memorable holiday."
"6 of us (3 generations) + 1 dog stayed at the Moat House for 3 nights. This included my father whose mobility is restricted and he uses a 3-wheeled walker to get around. The hard floors of the house suited his 'wheelie' well, he was glad of the rise-and-recline chairs in the lounge and adapted bathroom facilities and was able to explore the garden. The automatic sensor lights in the hallways were a blessing for night-time trips. Many thoughtful extras in this well-equipped and attractive house."
"Four of us, a support team and a client, stayed three nights. Martin, the owner was there when we arrived and showed us the place. The house has been very well adapted to suit every accessibility and mobility needs you can think of. It is very spacious, beautifully furnished and decorated. It looks and feels more like a 5 star hotel then a 'House'."
"A beautiful house, fresh and spacious, extremely well equipped with everything we could possibly need. We came to celebrate a Diamond Wedding Anniversary. The Moat House has given us luxurious accommodation to enjoy, whilst catering to our many physical constraints and challenges. We haven't found anywhere else with such good disabled facilities, including commode chair, electric beds, fully accessible bathroom and wheelchair friendly terrain throughout. The great thing is that all this has been achieved at the same time as providing a holiday home feel that worked just as well for our 13 year old daughter and the dog! Thank you to Martin & Nick for going the extra mile to ensure everything was just right for us before we even arrived. It has been very reassuring to feel that we have been cared for throughout."
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