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Bumblebee Cottage

(Ref. 1104516)

Stoneykirk near Sandhead, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "Bumblebee Cottage is well situated for the areas tourist attractions."

    On arrival we were surprised with a lovely welcome pack which was very thoughtful on the owners part. The cottage was clean, cosy and well equipped. It was great to get home after a day out. The owner has made every effort to make the stay pleasurable and in our opinion all boxes have been ticked. We would have no hesitation in recommending Bumblebee Cottage to anyone.

    Many thanks for your feedback! I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay in the area and at Bumblebee Cottage. Warm regards, Karen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Jun 2024

  • "We booked in on a Saturday afternoon and had no heating or hot water until Monday afternoon after contacting owner."

    Some areas could do with a little tlc, ie garden, patio, some areas a little grubby. In view of this we ask for a part refund. On the whole we had a good stay.

    Reviewed by Valerie3.4May 2024

  • "Lovely house in a great location for seeing the gorgeous local area"

    Thank you for giving some feedback! I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit to the area. Many thanks, Karen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Dec 2023

  • "A very comfortable and cosy cottage, good facilities and close to a wide range of sites such as Mull of Galloway, Logan Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Portpatrick to name but a few."

    We really enjoyed our stay and loved the area. Would definitely stay here again!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit to the area..Hope to see you again! Many thanks, Karen. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diana5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely quiet, comfortable, spacious cottage in a pretty situation."

    The comfy beds and high quality bed linen were much appreciated. Well equipped. Another large pan with lid would have helped with cooking, I had to juggle things in the microwave. Please put together a booklet with information on the cottage, heating, recycling, local amenities etc- there wasn't one. The lack of a recycling bin was peculiar.

    Many thanks for your comments - it's always good to get feedback. Warm regards, Karen Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jo4.7Jun 2023

  • "Home from home, welcome pack thoughtfully put together and the flowers were a nice touch."

    A very relaxing holiday and a lovely spacious, comfortable cottage.

    I'm glad that you had a relaxing time and many thanks for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by June4.1Apr 2023

  • "Brilliant lovely cottage,love the bumblebee touches and would recommend to ..."

    Brilliant lovely cottage,love the bumblebee touches and would recommend to friends and family, the cleanliness could of been better with more attention to detail and roadside parking wasnt great but overall definitely feeling relaxed and hopefully be back thank you

    Many thanks for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Laura4.7Feb 2023

  • "This was a much needed break, enhanced well by a welcoming property that is tasteflly and comprehensively equipped to a high standard."


    Many thanks for your kind feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Sep 2022

  • "Bumblebee cottage is a wonderful place to stay."

    It was a home from home. We were very well catered for during our stay. It is very clean and very comfortable. Nicely decorated and kitchen had everything we needed in it.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Aug 2022

  • "Bumblebee cottage was a lovely home from home, comfortable, clean and we so appreciated the little touches to welcome us."

    Such a handy location for exploring Stranraer, Portpatrick, Mull of Galloway and beyond! Quiet and definitely gave us lots of rest.

    Reviewed by Kirsten5.0Aug 2022

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x single, 1 x family room with double and 1 x single bed
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Roadside parking
  • Front garden, enclosed rear garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 2.4 miles
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior of the property

The property

Sandhead 2.3 miles.

Nestled in Stoneykirk, near the coastal village of Sandhead in Dumfries and Galloway, is this well-positioned two-bedroom property, Bumblebee Cottage.

Offering flexible sleeping arrangements, roadside parking, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a private suntrap garden, the cottage is an ideal base for a family of four, looking for a countryside escape.

Enjoy home cooked family meals in the spacious dining area, relax in front of the TV and plan your impending adventures, rest in the well-appointed bedrooms, and relish in the sunshine in your private outdoor space, boasting stunning views of the surrounding fields.

To ease your self-catering getaway, head into Sandhead, a neighbouring village, home to The Lighthouse Bar and Restaurant, perfect for seaside lunches or a delicious evening meal, whilst there is a local convenience store to purchase all your essentials.

Fitting for outdoor enthusiasts, hike across the rocky terrain of The Rhins of Galloway and Portpatrick, take a perch next to Port Logan Fishpond, a 200-year-old fish larder, or head to Logan House Gardens, carrying over 20 acres of woodlands and beautiful blooms.

Travelling further afield, Agnew Park is an idyllic spot for an afternoon picnic, Stranraer West Beach is perfect for a coastal walk, or perhaps tour Stranraer Museum, displaying a timeline of archaeology, local heritage, and farming.

Keen historians will enjoy visits to Dunskey Castle, trips to Killantringan Lighthouse, and adventures to Castle of St. John, a medieval tower, built in 1500.

Make memories in Dumfries and Galloway by choosing Bumblebee Cottage as your abode.

EPC Rating: Band C

EPC Rating: Band C

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Port Logan 6.8 miles; Stranraer 7.5 miles; Cairngaan 12.6 miles

Resting within a beautiful corner of South West Scotland is Sandhead, a quaint coastal village in the council area of Dumfries and Galloway. The village overlooks the picturesque Luce Bay, home to the Sands of Luce holiday park, a popular beach offering opportunities for walks, horse riding, fishing, swimming, as well as a sheltered bay with watersports, whilst amenities in the area include a village shop, Post Office, the Tigh Na Mara pub, a playpark, and a football pitch! The Mull of Galloway Trail is a must-do route for ramblers, starting at Stranraer and passing through Sandhead over to the Mull of Galloway, Scotland's most southerly point, boasting an imposing lighthouse, a lovely nature reserve and a charming coffee shop. Must-see attractions in close proximity include the ancient Kirkmadrine Stones dating back to the 400s, the 16th Century Dunskey Castle, and the impressive Logan House & Gardens, filled with magical woodlands and colourful gardens. Other outstanding attractions and destinations in this area include the vibrant town of Stranraer, also known as 'The Toon', the calm fishing waters of Loch Ryan, and the mesmerizing Logan Botanic Gardens. With so much to do in the area, Sandhead offers the perfect peaceful base.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas