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  • £320  to  £619

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  • £74 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location

About Dairy House

Dairy House is right on the beach at Ross Bay, accommodating up to five people in three lovely bedrooms with fantastic views. The cottage is on a family-run farm with loads of space indoors and out, making it ideal for couples, families and friends who want the benefit of being mere footsteps to the beach with nothing between them and the breathtaking views. There are three other cottages on the farm which can be booked together with Dairy House to accommodate larger groups of extended family or friends.

Those who have never been to the south-west coast of Scotland will be blown away by its beauty. Quiet roads, open skies, nature reserves and friendly towns and villages make Dumfries and Galloway a fantastic choice for a memorable holiday in any season.

People who can't sit still will find miles of footpaths and mountain bike trails to enjoy, including those at the reputable 7Stanes mountain bike park. There is pony trekking at Brighouse Bay and rock climbing at Miekle Ross, as well as sailing, golf and other outdoor activities. Foodies will love the range of cafes, pubs and restaurants which make the most of delicious local produce in delicious and creative ways, while bird watchers can enjoy spotting red kites, ospreys, kingfishers and dozens of other species. There are historic sites, beautiful gardens, distilleries, shops and a calendar of exciting events celebrating the local customs and countryside.

Staying at Dairy House puts you in the heart of this incredible landscape. The views stretch for miles - even as far as Skiddaw and the Lake District on a sunny day. Visitors can be as active or as lazy as they like, finding their preference well catered for both at the house and through local businesses.

The owners of Dairy House have included those special touches that make it feel like a second home, providing a freshly baked cake and even arranging to take delivery of your groceries before you arrive so that your holiday can get off to the right start.

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Owner details:

Sue Dale-Sunley joined Independent Cottages in June 2018


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Dumfries and Galloway)

Accommodation Comprises:

Dairy House has thick stone walls to withstand the elements, with the added welcoming cosiness from a multi-fuel burning stove in cold weather. Accommodation is over two levels. It is finished and furnished to a high standard, with a contemporary decor in neutral shades.

Downstairs:

  • Welcoming hallway with space to hang coats and store shoes and wellies.
  • Tranquil sitting room with comfortable sofas and a window seat from where guests can admire the view. There is a wall-mounted flat-screen TV with a DVD player, and the owners have also provided books and games for guests' enjoyment.
  • A second sitting room, "The Retreat Room" is next to the kitchen. This smaller area faces the beach with glass doors that open onto the balcony, and reclining chairs where guests can put their feet up with a glass of wine and drink in the view.
  • Stylish kitchen/diner with a range cooker, tall fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. The dining table sits in front of a decorative fireplace, and the owners have included a "just in case you forget" box of essentials. A pantry provides ample storage for food.
  • Shower room with WC and handbasin.

Upstairs:

  • Master bedroom with a window seat looking out onto the bay, original fireplace, and a king-sized bed. All of the beds are made up with quality linen, thick mattress toppers and seasonal-tog duvets.
  • Twin bedroom with zip-link single beds that can be connected to form a kingsized bed if preferred. This room overlooks the garden and patio at the rear of the house.
  • Single room with uninterrupted sea views and a single bed.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and handbasin, as well as a shaver point and a heated towel rail.

Outside: Dairy House has a private enclosed rear garden with outdoor furniture and a barbecue. There is a deck at the front, enclosed with toughened glass to make it safe without blocking the views. The cottage has a lockable shed for bikes, fishing rods and other sporting equipment, and off-street parking.

Additional Information: Apart from beach towels, everything is included, with the owners providing sheets, towels, utilities and fuel for the log burner. Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome with prior agreement from the owner, who offers discounts for parties of fewer than five people. Smoking is not permitted. Short breaks available (Monday to Friday and Friday to Monday) by arrangement.

Dairy House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Single & 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Not suitable for wheelchair users
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Friday
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7973 255279 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Sue Dale-Sunley
Member Since June 2018

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Dairy House 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 22nd January 2022