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Lamlash, Isle of Arran
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Renovated stone cottage with expansive views towards the Holy Isle
  • Visit Brodick, Kings Caves, Island Heritage museum and Goat Fell  
  • Take advantage of the great outdoors.  Walking, cycling, climbing all to be enjoyed
  • Learn to kayak around the island, take a boat to Ailsa Craig or a ferry to Ardrossan and Kintyre
Property code: CA081

Fabulous mid-terrace stone cottage just half a mile from Lamlash Bay, with front garden views to Holy Isle. It is surrounded by sublime natural beauty, mystical history and fantastic local food.

This pretty mid-terrace stone cottage in the village of Lamlash is a short stroll from the beach less than 0.5 miles away and has fantastic views out over to the Holy Isle from its sunny front garden. The house sleeps three to four, making it ideal for small families who want to enjoy a relaxing beach break or explore Arran and its beautiful coastline and mountains. Lamlash is Arran’s largest village, and a fantastic base on the island. It has a great choice of pubs and restaurants and some independent food and gift shops.

The property is built over two floors. On the semi-open-plan ground floor, there is a cosy living area to the front of the property, with comfortable sofas arranged around a wood burner, which keeps the room warm even on the chilliest of nights. Towards the back is the kitchen/diner. This has a range of contemporary kitchen units and everything you’ll need to whip up hearty breakfasts before you head out to the hills, or warming dinners when you come in from a day on the beach. There is a dining table with space for four to eat in comfort. The family bathroom, which has a shower over the bath, leads from the dining space.

On the first floor, there are two bedrooms, one a single and one a twin. Both have lovely views over either countryside or coast. An extra bed can be arranged if needed.

Outside, there is a mature private garden to the front of the property, with garden furniture and sea views.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 twin bedroom, 1 single bedroom
  • 1 bathroom - bath with shower over and WC
  • Electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine
  • Woodburner – starter pack of logs supplied
  • Heating and electric included
  • TV /DVD player
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed front garden with garden furniture and coal BBQ
  • Roadside parking
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shop and two pubs within half a mile
  • Private water supply

In Lamlash, you can easily arrange trips out to sea, including sea kayaking, ferry trips to the Holy Isle and wildlife boat tours around the island's coast. The village attracts adventure-seekers from across Arran. To the north of the village is Lamlash Golf Course, 1.5 miles from the property. There, you can enjoy rounds of golf with spectacular views over the water.

Just 4.5 miles to the north is the village of Brodick. As well as a great choice of pubs and shops, including a supermarket, Brodick has two sandy, family-friendly beaches. Both are wild and dune-backed, with great views over to the mountains. The harbour is a fantastic place to spend a few hours, with fishing boats and plenty of atmosphere.

A little further north, 6.5 miles from the cottage, is Brodick Castle. This National Trust property is a renowned baronial castle set in large grounds. Take a walk along the many woodland trails and look out for waterfalls and red squirrels. From the castle, you can climb up to Goatfell, the island's highest point. It is a surprisingly easy climb with a choice of routes, rewarded by outstanding views.

For those who'd rather stay closer to the sea, the Arran Coastal Way offers some great walking along the island's shore.

Carol Gall

This property is personally managed by Carol.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Elaine 8th August 2020

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The cottage was lovely, set on the main road with a lovely wee garden that got the sun most of the day. The rear top floor dormer window had a wonderful view of the hills. Lamlash was well within walking distance, as was the beach in the Cordon area. Lamlash itself is wonderful and even in this Covid time, they were well equipped to be safe as wellRead more as sociable. All cleaning equipment in situ. Hide

Reviewed by Lesley 30th December 2019

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Cottage spotless, great location, beds comfy

Reviewed by William 22nd November 2019

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Cottage is very good but a few modifications would make it more comfortable for winter , Im sure in warmer weather it is first class

Reviewed by Dr Dunmore May 2019

Lovely little cottage and great base for exploring Arran. Lamlash is a pretty village with great amenities nearby.

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