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Shore Cottage

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £479
    Low season
  • £799
    Peak season

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  • Available
  • Unavailable
Preferred arrival day: Friday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location

About Shore Cottage

Shore Cottage sleeps up to four guests in one first floor bedroom plus sofa bed on the ground floor. It is a charming stone semi-detached, holiday cottage with an enclosed garden in an enviable position just fifty yards from a secluded, tree-lined sandy beach on the historic Galloway House Estate. Hear the waves breaking from your bedroom or enjoy breakfast on the beach where you can walk the dog or enjoy the incredible wildlife including oyster catchers, peregrines, heron and even the occasional seal swimming the bay!

On the edge of the original walled garden of Galloway House, this delightful cottage retains many period features and has been enhanced with modern facilities. Its comfortable, light and airy accommodation offers a subtle mix of seaside, Scottish and garden themed rooms that blend perfectly with the surrounding environment.

Beachcombers will love this location as will painters, nature and garden lovers, writers, photographers, activity seekers, wildlife enthusiasts, bird watchers and those looking for a little romance! Shore Cottage is a perfect base for exploring the Solway Coast and enjoying its many attractions.

Lovely walks start from the cottage front door - take the shore path south through pretty woods filled with primrose and bluebells in the spring, to Cruggleton Cliffs and the castle ruin beyond. Head east to Garlieston village via the arboretum and woodland garden of Galloway House, famed for its spring displays of rhododendrons and azaleas and one among eight regional gardens to visit warmed by the gulf stream. Even palm trees grow here.

Fishing and golf can be enjoyed locally and the Galloway Hills and Forest Park offer an abundance of walks and activities including the world class 7Stanes mountain bike trails. Closer still the Machars cycle route is popular with cyclists (bike hire is available locally and delivery to the cottage can be arranged); Wigtown, home to Scotland’s famous book town with its yearly book festival; and the pretty harbour villages of Port William and the Isle of Whithorn are within easy reach by car or bike.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Alex Walter joined Independent Cottages in April 2008

1) Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Dumfries and Galloway)

Accommodation comprises:

  • First floor double bedroom with zip and link beds for twin or large double, garden view.
  • First floor bathroom with WC, wash basin and bath with shower over.
  • Ground floor WC with wash basin.
  • Ground floor kitchen/diner with washing machine, microwave, fridge, oven and dining table with four chairs.
  • Living room with wood burning stove, television, DVD/CD player and seating for five including a large double sofa bed that can sleep two guests.

Outside: There is an enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ. Parking available for two cars. The harbour village of Garlieston with small shop, pub, tennis courts, bowling green and play area is approximately a mile away and a pleasant walk.

Additional information: Internet access. Travel cot and high chair available. Well-behaved dogs welcome (two maximum) at a small additional charge. All linen, bath towels, tea towels and duvets provided. Bikes may be hired locally. Guests normally receive a welcome box of fresh eggs and/or home produce upon arrival. Delicious rare breed meat can be purchased from the neighbours. Catch your own fish or have it delivered. The freshest lobster can be ordered and delivered direct from the fisherman.

Shore Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2+2 in 1 bedroom (1 Double + Sofa bed in living rm)
2 Dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £479
Mid Season from £639
High Season from £719
Peak Season £799
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit 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)1988 600600 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.

Owner Area

Alex Walter
Member Since April 2008

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Kennel available if required. 3 dogs may be considered.

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

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Shore Cottage 18 month availability calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
* Calendar last updated: 13th March 2018
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