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Corner Cottage

Girvan, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 988593)



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Reviews & Ratings

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Corner cottage was perfect for our needs, roomy , spacious and very comfortable, its bigger than we expected."

    We all appreciated the welcome from Sue and also the tea/coffee, milk, toilet rolls and dog treats etc. provided (saved a trip straight out to the shop).Beach is 100 yards away, shop is 100 yards away. Flossy our dalmatian loved it so much she didn't want to come home until we promised we will book again.

    Reviewed by RoyOct 2021

  • "Great to be back in Girvan again, we had a lovely break here and really enjoyed to lovely scenery and wildlife on the shore."

    Reviewed by MartinSep 2021

  • "The host is a very nice, friendly and extremely understanding and helpful person."

    Cannot praise her enough

    Reviewed by DuncanSep 2021

  • "A lovely peaceful day, couldn’t have been better, Sue thinks of everything - I will be back"

    Reviewed by PauleneAug 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage within stone's throw of beach."

    Equipped to very high standard. Lovely private garden to rear

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2021

  • "We loved the cottage, especially it's location, 100m from the beach."

    Very well equipped, and very spacious. There is a lot of noise from the road but we got used to it after a couple of nights. A great place to stay to explore the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by RachelJul 2021

  • "Corner Cottage is spacious and lovely ."

    2 minutes to the beach , also easy to get to othe places. Absolutely loved my holiday.

    Reviewed by MaryJun 2021

  • "Nice cottage and good place to tour from and for walking some very nice places to eat"

    Reviewed by PaulineMay 2021

  • "This has to be the most beautiful cottage I have stayed in."

    It was immaculate. Sue was a brilliant host. She met me at the cottage upon arrival and showed me everything I needed to know as well as giving me recommendations for days out. So many lovely little personal touches including treats for my little dog. I cannot recommend this beautiful property enough. I will definitely be back. Thank you Sue for allowing me to stay in this treasure. Brilliant holiday

    Reviewed by YvonneMay 2021

  • "We had a lovely relaxing time here, it was great to be in Girvan again and the cottage was perfect"

    Reviewed by MartinMay 2021

  • "Cottage very comfortable, clean and well equipped."

    Lovely outdoor space, secure for dog. Location great a few minutes away from the beach. Although on a busy road did not affect our comfort. Only suggestion for improvement would be blinds at front window to allow greater privacy

    Thank you very much for the lovely feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. In regard to the blinds at the front window, we tried to add them previously, however this made the room very dark. Once again, thank you for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristineMay 2021

  • "Had a great little break."

    The property was really lovely and was completely ideal for our family of 4. Spotlessly clean, luxurious beds and bedding, couldn't have asked for more. A stone's throw from the beach, which was great.

    Reviewed by AndrewOct 2020

  • "Delighted the cottage was cosy for us arriving."

    Everything provided was of a good quality. There have been some comments on reviews about traffic noise and it is mentioned on the listing. We live in a city and so used to noise, the traffic at the cottage was in the background yes, but certainly not intrusive. The location for long walks on the beach and roads to get elsewhere is excellent.

    Reviewed by AnneOct 2020

  • "We really enjoyed our stay the cottage was lovely and Girvan is beautiful"

    Reviewed by MartinSep 2020

  • "I stayed at Corner Cottage."

    Girvan. It was so handy for the beach 2 minutes away, my dog loved it. My host Sue was amazing. Highly recommended. 5 stars to Sue who provided much more than was expected. Dog bowls biscuits and poo bags.

    Reviewed by MarySep 2020

  • "The cottage is very comfortable, well equipped and clean and is well within walking distance to the town, pubs, restaurants, shops and the beach."

    However it is located on a road which is the direct route to the ferry port, consequently there is heavy traffic both day and night.

    Many thanks for your feedback. We do hope that the picture of the property clearly shows that it is on a road junction and we try to be as transparent as possible by including information in the advert that the property is on the busy main coast road and that associated noise may be heard from traffic. We’re glad that you still enjoyed yourselves and that you found our property comfortable, well equipped and clean. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ArleneSep 2020

  • "Corner cottage is very well equipped and Sue provides all the necessities for a comfortable stay."

    The location is very good for local shops and only 2 mins to a lovely walking beach. Views from the beach are gorgeous and provide spectacular sunsets. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2020

  • "All the credit goes to the house owner who made the experience in the midst of Covid 19 easy to deal with and safe and clean."

    Small touches of a few dish wash tabs, a few laundry tabs and bin liners cling film tinfoil , washing up liquid etc hugely appreciated so you don’t need to buy even small packs . Spotless and plenty of nice quality kitchenware and outdoor space and bbq if you blessed with weather

    Reviewed by AnnieJul 2020

  • "This property is in a great location for walkers and dog walkers alike, being a stones throw from the beach and a short hop into Galloway Forest Park which is beautiful."

    If you like your history the area has it in spades, from Robert the Bruce to Robert Burns and myriad abbey and castle ruins to wander around. The house itself was great, sparkling clean, comfortable and with everything we needed to cook, clean and entertain ourselves. Being film buffs we found the large TV, in particular, fantastic in the evenings! The proximity to the main road didn't bother us at all, though we were in the rear bedroom. The kingsize bed was very comfortable with lovely bedding so no problems sleeping. Girvan, like so many of our coastal towns, is in need of a little love but still has everything you might need from restaurants to supermarkets. The sea front is a delight for dog walkers with plenty of grassy areas and firm sand when the tide is out. The views out to Ailsa Craig and Arran are amazing on a clear day and all the people we met along the way were very friendly. If you fancy a cheeky breakfast on your walk, David's Snack Bar is a short walk along the front and comes highly recommended! Sue was the perfect host who met us as we arrived, gave us a quick tour of the house and left some essentials in case we needed them. We're missing Girvan and Ayrshire already, we'll definitely be back!

    Reviewed by SarahFeb 2020

  • "This property was lovely, located a stones throw from the beach, premier shops and about 100 m from a small lovely local pub."

    It has a double and twin single beds, lovely surprising touch from owners, with milk, tea, coffee etc supplied on arrival, this was a welcome surprise because we had just driven a long 7 hour journey. Would thoroughly recommend and it was very reasonably priced.

    Reviewed by MarcFeb 2020

  • "Corner Cottage is a lovely cosy cottage, spotlessly clean and has everything you need."

    It is in a great location for the beach and town centre with all its amenities including supermarket, petrol station, shops and leisure centre, it is also on quite a busy road, however the traffic noise did not bother us. The outside courtyard is perfect for dogs, secure and paved so no muddy paws to worry about. The coffee, tea and biscuits were very welcome after our long journey and even though we arrived really late the owner Sue was there to meet us on arrival and show us round. We would definitely stay here again! :-)

    Reviewed by TessOct 2019

  • "We were warmly welcomed to a home from home , cosy cottage, we enjoyed walks ..."

    We were warmly welcomed to a home from home , cosy cottage, we enjoyed walks along the beach and into the town with our Westie and nights in, perfect place to recharge our batteries xx

    Reviewed by DianeOct 2019

  • "The cottage was in an ideal place to visit the wonderful coastline."

    1 minutes walk away is Girvan's wonderful promenade and beach and Alfie and me enjoyed our early morning walks to the harbour and back. Super cosy, warm and comfortable cottage with everything you need.

    Reviewed by PamelaSep 2019

  • "Excellently presented cottage 2 minutes walk from the beach."

    Nicely situated just outside the centre of Girvan, but close enough walk to the shops if required. Plenty of parking. The kitchen is fully equipped, and is ideal for people who want to cook. Fresh white towels and linen. Furnished and decorated to a high modern standard. Excellent.

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2019

  • "Corner cottage was fantastic, great layout, plenty of space for 3 of us plus Oscar the dog."

    Kitchen is very well equipped. The outside space is slabbed and very secure so great for pets. We used the BBQ as we got some nice weather. Very close to beach. Sue our host was very friendly and we will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by AlanJul 2019

  • "Everything was Excellent!"

    ! From the very friendly welcome,the information pack,easy to read and everything included,also milk in fridge,coffee,tea-bags,etc cleaning supplies even foil etc.forgot something!! Won't matter here,they have thought of everything.All you need to know about the Stunning Cottage itself,5 star accommodation.Plenty of invaluable local information given,also leaflets on the Beautiful surrounding areas,walks,castles,art little shops,where to eat etc everything you could possibly need for your stay.Even Rosie the dog wasn't left out,treats,spare doggie bags,bowls,all provided.1week was Not enough for us,this is the best of both worlds,Beach is 3mins as is the Ayrshire Coastal Path from cottage,we walked in both directions,beautiful.10mins walk away inland we were in woodland,found waterfalls,hills with stunning views of Ailsa Craig,the Isle of Arran and so much more.Yes,the cottage is on the main road and there are at certain times HGV Lorries going past,but If you shut the storm doors(as advised by Sue) it makes a big difference.I can honestly say it didn't bother us at all.We will definitely be returning to this Stunning Cottage and it's Beautful surroundings and very friendly people next year,still so much to see and do!!.Thank-You to Sue and Pete for making our stay so comfortable & enjoyable.See you again soon.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2019

  • "We had a great holiday, Sue and Pete couldn't do enough to make sure we were comfortable in the cottage, thank you, Rob and Kathy."

    Reviewed by RobertApr 2019

  • "It did mention that Corner Cottage was situated on a roundabout of a ‘busy’ road but we found that the traffic was relentless - both day & night & not only with general traffic."

    There was some very heavy traffic using the roads - HGVs & coaches which - when we were laid in bed - we could feel vibrations at times due to this.

    Reviewed by LindaApr 2019

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The property

This end-terrace cottage resides on the west coast of Scotland on the shores of the Firth of Clyde, with pubs, shops and the delightful harbour within easy reach.

Ideal for a couple or family of four, this lovely, semi-detached property offers a contemporary feel inside and its very own enclosed courtyard for soaking up a summer's afternoon.

The entrance hallway leads through to a plush, L-shaped sitting room at the front of the house, where you can sink into the sofa and unwind with a hot beverage.

There is a gas fire warming the room and a wall-mounted Smart TV with Freesat and a Blu-ray player.

If nothing on TV takes your fancy, grab a board game off the shelf or enjoy a read of a book in a quiet corner of the house.

An archway leads through to the kitchen, which is fitted with well-stocked wooden units and modern appliances including a dishwasher and washing machine.

The dining area rests to the left in an alcove of the room, with a door leading out to the garden.

Climb the carpeted staircase to the bedrooms, a king-size double and a twin with crisp linens and quality storage units.

From the back bedroom, you can see the sea and surrounding hills.

Just across the hall is the family bathroom, playing host to a walk-in shower cubicle, bath and heated towel rail, whether you want to indulge in a hot soak or grab a quick morning wash.

However, if you are over six foot, just be mindful of the restricted head height in this cottage bathroom.

The property is just 50 yards from the vast Girvan beach with many delightful walks within easy reach, including the popular Ayrshire Coastal Path.

Cyclists are encouraged to bring their bikes along and ride across Turnberry Beach or through the Galloway Forest Park in the quiet, unspoilt countryside.

There are pubs, restaurants and bars found locally and the nearest shop is just a 1 minute walk away.

If you fancy a round of golf, there is the Girvan Golf Course, which combines links and parkland, whilst the world-famous golf links course is a few miles up the coast in Turnberry.

Other attractions include the Stumpy Tower, originally built as a prison, as well as The McKechnie Institute in the town centre displaying some fascinating historical exhibits.

Girvan harbour, the Quay Zone Leisure Centre (including swimming baths) all within walking distance.

This is a lovely getaway to choose for your next trip to Scotland.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV with Freesat and Blu-ray, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed courtyard garden at rear with furniture
  • Plenty of on-road free parking available to the front of the property
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 10 min walk
  • Note: There is restricted head height in the bathroom and twin room
  • Note: The property is on the busy main coast road, associated noise may be heard from traffic
  • Please note: The property will be fogged before arrival

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Pinmore 5.6 miles; Lendalfoot 6.3 miles; Pinwherry 7.5 miles.

Girvan is a burgh in South Ayrshire, Scotland, situated on the east coast of the Firth of Clyde. Originally a fishing port, this historical town developed into a seaside resort, with plenty of things to sink your teeth into. The Girvan Folk Music Festival is an annual event, and attracts many visitors, with Girvan also housing a folk music club. And why not visit the Festival of Light, which has a six-week lantern project leading up to the river of light lantern procession and shorefront performance, a must-see for those visiting during October. Take advantage of the local bars, pubs, restaurants, art galleries and shops in order to experience everything Girvan has to offer.

Note: this property has a £200 Good Housekeeping Bond.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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