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Corsewall Castle Farm Lodges

(Ref. 1011915)

Kirkcolm, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "A really well maintained and equipped property."

    The location was really peaceful and the information provided regarding walks and places to visit meant we had a great time.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Very comfortable,spacious.and well-equipped. Fantastic sunsets visible across the North Channel.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0May 2024

  • "We had a short family holiday with four generations including a baby, this property was all we could have asked for."

    It was very spacious, all fittings were of high quality and the whole place clean and well maintained. A very pleasant stay, we would definitely come back.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2024

  • "What a beautiful property with lovely touches such as flowers and bread and milk."

    Beautiful scenery and excellent weather helped make an excellent break

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2024

  • "A beautiful Lodge with beautiful views."

    Very much a home from home. The WOW factor as soon as you walk in the door. We had an amazing relaxing holiday. Thank you to Mrs Turtle for the wonderful welcome pack. We would highly recommend this Lodge and look forward to coming back again. xx

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage, very nice owners would definitely recommend"

    Reviewed by Jon5.0Jan 2024

  • "We couldn’t find fault with the property."

    Spacious, very comfortable and clean . Very peaceful with beautiful views. We had a lovely time and would have loved to stay longer!

    Reviewed by Josephine5.0Dec 2023

  • "Fantastic stay once again!"

    We absolutely love this house! The location is ideal if you want to get away and relax. The house is immaculate and has everything you could ever need. The views are spectacular! It’s always disappointing when we have to leave, but we will be back in 2024! If you are considering this house, just go for it, I promise, you won’t be disappointed!

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Dec 2023

  • "This a great property for a break away with family or friends."

    The property has everything and more and super comfortable. It’s big enough to accommodate a large family or a family and friends. The views are area constant beauty and the look out over the sea is amazing. There are walks and local businesses laces to visit if you ever need to leave the lodge. I highly recommend and would definitely visit again!!!!

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had an excellent week in this very large, spacious and very comfortable holiday home."

    Marie and Ian have obviously put a lot of thought into the design and build of their two holiday homes. They were very welcoming and helpful throughout our visit. The area is slightly remote, which we loved. The house was extremely comfortable and very well equipped, with a huge kitchen/dining area, which we love on holiday. This is great for family interaction. The views out to sea and across Loch Ryan are great and you can watch the ferries coming and going all day. There are lots of places to go and things to do in the local and the general area, although much of this depends on the time of year of the visit. We had a lovely time and would certainly think of coming back in the future and using these lovely homes. Thank you for having us.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2023

  • "Excellent property, very comfortable and many thoughtful touches like flowers, freshly baked homemade bread and good, timely contact with the owner."

    Reviewed by Ade5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautifully maintained lodge."

    Spacious areas, and spotlessly clean. Loved the extra little touches of bread milk butter, and not forgetting flowers, and Prosecco. The views to the sea were amazing. Plenty of walking areas to explore. All in all a great time was had

    Reviewed by Janette5.0Sep 2023

  • "This was our second stay at Corsewell Castle Cottage and once again it was fantastic."

    The house is immaculately clean, comfortable, well equipped and the location is beautiful with great views out of every window.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2023

  • "Perfection Size - Enormous Decor - Superb Facilities - Everything Furnishings - High Class Beds & bedding - Pure Luxury Add to this a fantastic welcome pack and a beautiful location (Assuming you like being miles from anywhere."

    ) Marie has thought of everything to make the stay a 100% memorable experience

    Reviewed by Harold5.0Sep 2023

  • "Stunning property, ideal for a relaxing family holiday."

    In the last week of July nowhere seemed too busy, we had some great meals out as well as in,the kitchen facilities were particularly good. The layout of the lodge was excellent with plenty of room for eight adults to either do their own thing or to all get together as a group. We all had a very enjoyable holiday. Thankyou the Wilsons

    Reviewed by Austin Peter5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lodge 2 was an an amazing property with fabulous views."

    Extremely clean & well maintained. The welcome goodies were very much appreciated especially the homemade lava bread - delicious

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Jun 2023

  • "What an amazing accommodation, really first class, thank you Marie."

    We were lost within the wonderfully sized rooms and the bonus of a pool table gave our young son the opportunity to learn the game. Plus the local "extras" upon arrival (including homemade Irish loaf!) made our stay even more special. Locally, we loved every minute of the Galloway coast peninsular, the peace, tranquillity & sea air unwound our tired working minds and the property is really close to Corsewall Lighthouse, which is brilliant and their evening meal (a big shout out to Helen, who couldn't do enough to please!) is highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Apr 2023

  • "This is the best holiday cottage we have stayed in our 40 years of cottage holidays within the UK, mainly Scotland."

    Beautiful house and designed from the start with the user in mind. Excellent kitchen, eating area, lounge with sea views and a wood burner. Extra large bedrooms with en suite facilities, one on the ground floor that can easily accommodate wheel a chair. Cottage was spotless on arrival and and excellent home made Irish loaf, with strong cheese, chutney, bottle of wine and milk. Saw Marie a few times during our stay. I just suggested that a cullender and a slow cooker would be of benefit for the chef of the day. No sooner said, the next day she had been out and purchased both for each cottage. Now that is what I say is excellent customer/owner feedback results! Lovely lady. Hope all goes well with your lambing this year and don't work too hard. Kind regards Peter & Shelley HYDE - Shropshire farming country.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Mar 2023

  • "Absolutely excellent!"

    The cottage catered for our every needs and above. Can’t wait to return

    Reviewed by Allen5.0Feb 2023

  • "Really nice, well presented property."

    Fantastic facilities. Made even better with Christmas decorations. Would definitely stay again, if we’re in this location.

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Dec 2022

  • "Marie and Ian were such fantastic hosts."

    The pictures really don't tell you the whole story 100 x better. There were 6 adults and 1 teenager, so much room at first we got lost

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2022

  • "Wonderful family holiday over the October break."

    We were a group of 11 sharing both properties and it couldn’t have been more perfect for us. The views were spectacular and we were all thoroughly relaxed from our usual busy pace of life! The welcome pack was amazing! Houses spotless, beds so comfortable. Hosts were so lovely and helped us out when we’d forgotten the kids helmets. Can’t recommend highly enough. We hope to return!!!

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2022

  • "We visited the first week of October 2022 and this is our 3rd time of staying."

    This house is immaculate! There’s so much to do around the area, you can plan something for everyday or you can relax in the house. It’s perfect for what we want. The kitchen is amazing, we spend most of our time in the kitchen when we are in. Iain and Marie have done an amazing job and can’t do enough for you. They are very welcoming and all the small touches really mean a lot. If you want to be away from all the hustle and bustle, this is the perfect place for you. We will be back next year!!

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2022

  • "This house is spectacular!"

    It is comfortable, clean, well equipped and in such a beautiful position. It has everything you need for a fantastic job holiday.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2022

  • "Ticked all the boxes Large rooms All doubles Superb location with stunning ..."

    Ticked all the boxes Large rooms All doubles Superb location with stunning views Quiet peacefull relaxing ideal for recharging ones soul

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property and lovely people."

    Such a clean home ideal for families.

    Reviewed by Michael Gibson5.0Sep 2022

  • "I am not familiar with this part of the country and wondered if I had chosen the holiday wisely."

    The journey along the A75 and the arrival at Corsewall Castle Farm dispelled negative thoughts. The house was magnificent in facilities and position. Marvelous views of the sea, Ireland and north up the coast.The ferries plying their trade to Belfast and Larne were a picture day and night. The night sky was a little reticent in its appearance but when it did, wow! An exposure inducing dip in the sea at Lady Bay is a must, as well as for its beautiful location. All plans of meals out were cancelled with a resounding, 'Why?', when the kitchen/dining room was viewed. A holiday house and area thoroughly enjoyed by three generations, aged 8 to 75.

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay, clean and well provided, thought of all the little things we forgot."

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    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a wonderful holiday in the fabulous lodge which is very big, very comfortable and very well equipped."

    It is in a remote but beautiful location with stunning sea views and there are plenty of places to visit in the surrounding area. The surrounding farm was also lovely and the family were friendly and very helpful. We made some lovely family memories and would love to return sometime. We would highly recommend this property, it’s the best we’ve stayed in

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2022

  • "One word PERFECT."

    The whole group loved it, and would definitely recommend to friends and family and will be back again ! Stayed in many holidays cottages over the years and everyone agrees this was our favourite.It was clean, spacious, suited everyone and the views were amazing. The welcome package was fab and also the highchairs, and proper cots made the stay even more comfortable and relaxing. Thank you so much for the amazing holiday

    Reviewed by Jessica5.0Jul 2022

  • "What a fantastic home immaculate in every way if you want a relaxing peaceful break then you can not go wrong booking Corsewell lodge and if you fancy a bit of a laugh then a game of pool awaits you neadless to say i lost lol."

    A lovely welcome pack awaits you to which was much appreciated we had a lovely week and my sister enjoyed the cattle and the rabbits we will be booking again.Love Leona Steven mum and my sister Kirsteen.

    Reviewed by Leona5.0Jul 2022

  • "What a truly amazing place to stay for a totally relaxing holiday."

    There is nothing this accommodation hasn't got. A delicious welcome pack awaits your arrival and then a choice of the stunning superking bedrooms all with amazing views. The kitchen has every facility you can think of too. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Jun 2022

  • "Wonderful lodge and owners."

    The lodge was everything we expected from the overview in the listing... it was modern & clean and the kitchen well stocked with all the items you would expect and a lot more... the furnishings were first class... the owners were readily available for questions and issues...and their children were so polite and friendly....the resident Swallows were a joy to watch as were the cows and sheep.... we were so comfortable that we happily spend most days at the lodge .. well recommended by the whole family ranging from 7 year old to 68 years young...

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jun 2022

  • "A fantastic find, you will not be disappointed!"

    We stayed at the lodge for a week and had a fantastic time there, the lodges are very spacious, clean and well equipped with great views of the sea, farm, lighthouse, boats and various animals! A perfect place for a quiet relaxing week, the pool table also provided great entertainment, kind and attentive hosts, highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2022

  • "Generally, when we've booked cottages online previously, it's been a bit hit and miss as to whether the reality will live up to the photos of the property."

    In this case, we needn't have worried, as the house was exactly as seen in the photos, which were amazing! Marie had left some delicious welcome gifts, which we all enjoyed and, as the property is on a working farm, we were entertained daily by the young cows, the sheep and lambs. The house was spotlessly clean and incredibly well equipped - the owners have thought of everything. It's definitely a place that we would love to return to.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fabulous holiday home, one of the best we have stayed in."

    Location was perfect for us, remote, great views and tranquil but with great WiFi. General area is lovely with loads to see and easy to access with the roads mostly to ourselves. The house has everything thing you could wish for with loads of space and a massive ground floor bedroom with bathroom for those with access issues when using stairs like my mother who was with us.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Apr 2022

  • "Amazing property , sea views from every room, spotlessly clean, well equipped kitchen."

    In fact, perfect. A real get away from it all property, yet only a few miles from Stranraer. A lovely welcome pack awaited us on our arrival. . Cannot recommend this property highly enough. Would give it 10 stars if I could.

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2022

  • "What a cracking holiday lodge!"

    This was our 2nd time of visiting and we cannot wait to come again. The lodge is immaculate and perfect for a relaxing getaway. A lovely welcoming gift of Irish wheaten bread, chutney, butter, milk, rocky road and fresh flowers. Just absolutely perfect!!

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2021

  • "Fantastic house with amazing views, the house had everything you need for a nice relaxing break."

    Lovely welcome pack from Marie

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Jul 2021

  • "I would highly recommend the lodge everything was perfect if you want to relax ..."

    I would highly recommend the lodge everything was perfect if you want to relax book this the views are amazing the owners were great also loved the gifts they left us when we checked in and they were extremely helpful we needed a shower seat and within a few minutes the owner was at the door with one

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2021

  • "EXCELLENT on all fronts."

    So lovely. Peaceful with the most beautiful nature externally and without doubt internally in this wonderful location. I have returned to London much restored.

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Jun 2021

  • "The best house we have had the pleasure in booking, from the cleanliness to the quality of furniture we could not fault this home, Marie has thought of everything and we enjoyed a fantastic few days."

    The living space is large enough for more than one family including teens without any issue, the kitchen is well equipped with everything you may even think of including a fantastic fridge/freezer. This room is great for entertaining and we cooked many dinners and enjoyed them together at the large dining table. The sunroom with pool table was enjoyed by us all - even the notice pool players! All rooms are well presented, have comfortable beds and plenty of space for all, two are ensuite and two can share the family bathroom. Plenty parking outside. It was great to sit in the evening and watch the sun set (lucky to have good weather!) and the ferries pass up and down the Irish Sea. We really hope to be back with you for another stay at some stage. Thank you for sharing your lovely home.

    Reviewed by Lesley-anne5.0Jun 2021

  • "What an amazing place, huge, comfy and has absolutely everything you need."

    Nothing better than cosying down in front of the fire after a walk down to the coast when the wind is blowing. Watching the animals on the farm and seeing the ferries to Ireland. So many personal added extras, will definitely be back! If your travelling with children make sure you have plenty downloaded, mobile phone signal non existent and WiFi is slow but that didn’t affect our time.

    Reviewed by Nicole5.0Oct 2020

  • "This lodge was beautiful it had everything you needed."

    The view was out of this world cows sheep in the Fields and wTching the ferries going back and forwards to Ireland. Would highly recommend this for a very restful holiday.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Sep 2020

  • "What a beautiful house."

    Everything you could ask for is there and more. The rooms are spacious, clean, everything in the package for the holiday is there. Good Company to do business with.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Sep 2020

  • "A superb stay, fantastic house, comfortable and fully equipped kitchen."

    Amazing views from all rooms! Beds are super comfy and everything in the house is kept immaculately clean and tidy. The little extras on arrival made us feel most welcome. The perfect setting to take time out and relax! We wish we could have stayed for longer.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Aug 2020

  • "By far the best equiped holiday accommodation we have stayed in."

    We use Sykes every year and always have great stay but this one was above and beyond great. From the immaculate decor and furniture to the freshly baked food and essentials that the owners left for us. Away from the hustle and bustle. Yes the internet and TV are intermittant but we had a fabulous family holiday with lots of great places to explore.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Aug 2020

  • "An amazing cottage in a stunning area"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2020

  • "Beautiful peaceful area, a good place to completely unwind the owners have thought of everything to make you feel welcomed."

    The lodge was well equipped, comfortable and warm and very spacious.

    Reviewed by Sonia5.0Dec 2019

  • "Corsewall Lodge is much more than is shown on the website."

    It has every home comfort you could possibly want and the owners can be really proud of what they have achieved.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Oct 2019

  • "Location, views and overall peacefulness"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2019

  • "Coarsewall lodge is a fantastic place to take family and friends on Holiday."

    The lodge has everything you could need for a great stay and is completed to a very high standard. We are very much looking forward to returning next year

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2019

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC; 2 x super-king size double (zip/link, can be twin on request); 1 x ground-floor double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Large well-equipped kitchen with dining area
  • Spacious utility with washing machine and tumble drier
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Sunroom with pool table
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Falcon range cooker with double electric oven and gas hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, wine cooler, blender, dishwasher, American style fridge-freezer, curved Smart TV with freeview, DVD, Bose Home Sound System, radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Free Wifi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in the rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Ample offroad parking
  • Lawned garden to the front and rear with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets
  • No smoking
  • Village and pub 3.5 miles
  • Lighthouse Hotel restaurant and coast 0.5 miles
  • Beach 1.5 miles
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be intermittent on some networks
  • Note: Part of the access road is uneven farm track

The property

Enjoying an enchanting position on the Northern tip of the Rhins Peninsula, located a few miles from the village of Kirkcolm, is this detached lodge.

With views across to the Kintyre Peninsula, Arran, Ailsa Craig and Northern Ireland, spend the evening watching the sun setting, as ferries pass.

This spacious accommodation is the perfect base for a large group of family or friends looking to spend some time within this picturesque part of Dumfries and Galloway, with a well-equipped base to come back to each evening.

Here, you will be spoilt for choice by the sleeping accommodation, with four well-presented bedrooms (two of which en-suite) situated across both floors to choose from, designed to suit a group of all ages and tastes.

All rooms come with super-king-size beds which can be split (zip/link) into two full size single beds per room.

Look forward to spending your down time within the spacious sitting room, where you can curl up in front of the woodburning stove or enjoy a game of pool in the sunroom and admire the far-reaching views of the Irish sea.

The designated chef of the group will be delighted by the well-equipped kitchen, where a Falcon range cooker takes centre stage before all of the other appliances you will require to cook a delicious home-cooked meal.

Spend a moment or two outdoors where you can roam the large lawn and make friends with the inquisitive farm animals in the adjacent fields before enjoying a spot of alfresco dining during the warmer months.

If you can tear yourself away from this delightful base, take a walk down to the Lighthouse Hotel where you can enjoy a meal made from the best of local fare or head into the village of Kirkcolm for a tasty meal at the local pub.

For those feeling active venture a couple of miles along the road to Lady Bay, a beautiful secluded beach or further afield to the sandy beaches and cliffs of the Mull of Galloway.

Alternatively, discover the Scotland’s most exotic gardens at Logan Botanic Gradens or over 75 acre of gardens at Castle Kennedy.

Or you could even hop on a ferry to Belfast.

Corsewall Castle Farm Lodges is a wonderful base for a family gathering to Scotland. Please note: this property can be booked along side property ID: 947014.

Sleeping 17 in total.

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: DG-00655-F

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About the location

KIRKCOLM

Stranraer 6 miles.

Kirkcolm, formerly known as Stewarton, which was established in the early 17th Century, is a small village on the tip of the Rhins of Galloway Peninsula. The village offers a homely, welcoming pub and an excellent children’s playpark. Nearby are lovely walks to the coast with superb birdwatching. The village is just 6 miles from Stranraer which is situated at the head of Loch Ryan and has a long history as a ferry port. Stranraer is the gateway to the Rhins of Galloway Peninsula and the town’s main attraction is the Castle of St John, which is a ruined four-story tower house built around 1500. Stranraer Museum can be found in the old town hall.
Three miles east of Stranraer is Castle Kennedy Gardens where you will find the castle, two lochs, a giant lily pond and an avenue of monkey puzzle tree. The quaint seaside village of Portpatrick, with a multitude of pubs and eateries is 11 miles away.
For golfing enthusiasts there are a number of courses including Dunskey near Portpatrick, Creachmore near Stranraer and the world renowned course at Trump Turnberry is an hour away.