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23 Laigh Isle

Isle of Whithorn, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 11400)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside


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47 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms Whittall

    “The location was perfect, locals friendly and the chalet had everything you would need.”

    - Ms Whittall, July 2021

About the property

One of our delightful Laigh Isle cottages, this modern detached cottage is near the charming fishing village of Isle of Whithorn.

Only a short stroll from the sea, this Isle of Whithorn cottage is ideal for a couple or a small family group.

All ground floor and tastefully decorated throughout, this Isle of Whithorn cottage has two bedrooms, a double and a single, a well equipped kitchen and a comfortably furnished sitting room with a dining area and French doors affording open views to the coast and the village.

Outside this Isle of Whithorn cottage is a patio and open lawned garden which leads down to the coast, an ideal place to relax and soak up the tranquil atmosphere.

The historic village of Isle of Whithorn is a traditional fishing village and the spectacular coastline can be explored in both directions.

Two hotels offer food and drink and a chance to unwind after a day's exploring.

The south west of Scotland offers a mix of history, beach and coastal walks, forest walks and cycle trails as well as delightful towns like Dumfries and Wigtown, Scotland's book town, where you can lose yourself amongst the many bookshops and cafes.

A delightful Isle of Whithorn cottage and the ideal base to explore and also relax.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 2'6" single suitable for a child
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and French doors to rear patio.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, telephone available evenings and weekends, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned rear garden and patio with garden furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Coast 1 min walk
  • Note: This property accepts a maximum of 2 adults
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be variable at this location, therefore the owner has installed a landline phone in the property, FOC during your stay.

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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.