11 Laigh Isle

Laigh Isle near Isle of Whithorn, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 929652)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Farrant
    August 2016
    “beautiful property, would highly ...”
    beautiful property, would highly recommend.
    beautiful property, would highly recommend. perfect for a base to explore surroundings. huge garden, best part....no signal, so very peaceful!!


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

A lovely detached cottage in the private community of Laigh Isle close to the sea and on the outskirts of the delightful fishing village of Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway.

This delightful cottage is surrounded by lovely coastal scenery and is ideal for a family break.

All ground floor, this lovely coastal cottage has a comfortable double bedroom and children’s bunk bedroom, together with a spacious shower room.

The living area is open plan, comprising a well-equipped kitchen with a dining area, where you can enjoy sumptuous meals before sitting back in the comfortable sitting area, relaxing with a cool drink whilst planning your next day’s activities, whilst enjoying the refreshing sea breeze.

From the sitting area there are sliding doors to a spacious, rear lawned garden, with a picnic bench as well as views across the harbour.

The Isle of Whithorn is one of the southernmost villages in Scotland and looks out over the Solway Firth to the Lake District and the Isle of Man.

Why not enjoy a coastal walk and then stop off for a drink and a meal at the Steam Packet Inn on the harbour?

Explore Whithorn with its ancient Priory, and Wigtown with its collection of book shops.

Nearby Monreith offers a superb beach and views across Luce Bay and, on a clear day, Northern Ireland.

Sample the local whisky at Bladnoch distillery, or take a trip in a boat from the harbour to fish or just explore the beautiful coastline.

A lovely cottage and ideal for a coastal break.

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All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x children’s bunks. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Coast 1 min walk
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be variable at this location
  • Note: Note: Freeview is available through a Sky box, guests are welcome to bring their own Sky viewing card

About the location


Newton Stewart 20 miles.

The picturesque village of the Isle of Whithorn, though no longer an island, nestles around its natural harbour on the southernmost tip of the Machars Peninsula, designated as an outstanding conservation area. The village has a long history of seafaring and trade, which dates back to the Vikings. The arrival in 397 of Ninian, Scotland's first missionary and saint, is thought to be the beginning of Scotland's Christian history, and the remains of the 13th century chapel can still be seen at the end of the harbour. A short, gentle climb will take you to the distinctive white tower - the Cairn - which has been a mariner's landmark for close on two centuries. Today the harbour is popular with visiting leisure sailors and with local boats fishing for crabs, lobsters and scallops. The area is steeped in history with numerous sites ranging from Mesolithic and Iron Age forts, standing stones and 'cup and ring’ markings, an 11th century chapel and castles from the era of Robert the Bruce. Wigtown, Scotland's first book town, can be reached within a short drive, and has over a dozen book shops in which one can easily lose an hour or two! With beaches, forests, golf courses, gardens and churches to visit, this is an ideal base for discovering this corner of Scotland.

Note: Property accepts max. 2 adults and 2 children under 12yrs.

Note: 2018 Changeover day will be Friday-Friday.