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Hillshore

Brodick, Isle of Arran
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Lovely, spacious family house in the heart of Brodick village
  • Large mature garden
  • Ample storage for bikes and sports equipment
  • Close to a long sandy beach
  • Lots of fantastic walking along the coast and in the hills
  • Stunning mountain views
Property code: CA173

A large family home on the Isle of Arran coast, with space for eight to sleep and incredible views over the hills.

Set in the heart of Brodick, the bustling main village on the beautiful Isle of Arran, this lovely property offers fresh and cheerful accommodation for up to eight guests. The cottage is perfect for a larger family or a small group of friends looking for a delightful retreat with spectacular sea and mountain views. The accommodation is all on one level and overlooks the stunning Brodick Bay with its delightful beach. Although close to the village, the property is set a little way back which helps enhance its quiet and secluded atmosphere. Brodick has a range of amenities, shops and great places to eat, and makes a fantastic base for anyone looking to explore this wonderful island in the Firth of Clyde which is famous for its ancient history, impressive mountains and bountiful wildlife. Brodick also offers a range of activities including cycling, golf, mountain biking, archery and paragliding. Reached via a ferry from the historic harbour town of Ardrossan, the island makes a wonderful spot for a holiday for all the family.

Decorated in a light, neutral and soothing style throughout, this lovely, bright and welcoming property features spacious living areas, cosy bedrooms and a choice of bathrooms. Simply but charmingly furnished, the emphasis is on space, enabling eight guests to gather comfortably to enjoy a fantastic holiday in idyllic surroundings.

Stepping into this light, airy and welcoming holiday home, you will find the fresh and tastefully furnished lounge. This is a lovely space to relax in, with a TV, a choice of comfortable sofas and a large bay window with a beautiful view. Exploring further, the stylish open-plan kitchen/diner is an ideal space to prepare and share a favourite family meal. Along the hallway there are three charming and cosy bedrooms: two delightful double rooms and a twin room with additional bunk beds – this room sleeps four guests in total. You will also find an attractive bathroom complete with a shower over the bath.

This inviting and restful cottage is set within tranquil, mature and well-stocked gardens which feature a number of fruit trees. The gardens are enclosed and sheltered, with the front garden offering a fantastic view across the bay and towards the mainland. You can relax on the patio with a morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening. A large shed is available for storing bikes, golf clubs and other equipment.

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

  • 3 bedrooms – 2 doubles and 1 quad with 2 bunk beds and 2 single beds
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, double electric oven and hob
  • TV with Freeview and DVD/BluRay player
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed garden
  • Storage for bikes and sports equipment
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop and pub within 0.5 miles

Brodick is the main village and port on Arran and features a range of great places to eat and drink as well as a variety of shops and activities including an 18-hole golf course, bowling and putting greens and a sandy beach. Popular attractions on Arran include the historic Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park (2.5 miles), the Arran Heritage Museum (1 mile), the towering peak of Goatfell (5.5 miles), the Octopus Centre (4 miles) and the famous Isle of Arran Distillery (13.5 miles). The island is also home to a number of Neolithic stone circles, the best-known of which can be seen on Machrie Moor (11.5 miles).

Hill-walkers and nature-lovers can explore the northern and western reaches of the island, with red deer often seen north of the String road (5 miles). The island also has populations of red squirrels and Eurasian otters, and you may see basking sharks, porpoise, common seals and grey seals off the coast. This is also a haven for bird-watchers, with chances to view golden eagles, ospreys, peregrines, kestrels and buzzards.

There are a number of villages to discover, including Lamlash (3.5 miles), Whiting Bay (8.5 miles), Blackwaterfoot (11 miles), Pirnmill (16 miles) and Lochranza (14 miles).

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Miss Griffin July 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Arran is so peaceful and beautiful and Hillshore was homey, lovely, peaceful, and had a great view of the ocean! In terms of improvements there weren't many but I would say, the gate that says Hillshore' has been taken down so it was a bit difficult finding it with the directions given. Though Colin was very kind to Read morehelp me over the phone and we found it easily after that. Also the hand soap in the bathroom was very low when we arrived as well as the toilet paper supply. I think it would be even better if those were well stocked ahead! Also, check-out time was not printed anywhere on any of the materials so that would be good in future. But overall a lovely stay that we'll remember our whole lives. And Colin was so helpful, kind, friendly, and always a phone call away and very attentive. We're grateful to have met him. Thank you so much! Hide

Reviewed by Mr Gilbert May 2019

Stayed at Hillshore early May. Great cottage - really well appointed, the bedrooms were immaculate. Great to have the garden with furniture to sit in the sunshine. Position is absolutely ideal - 5 mins walk from everything you need in Brodick.

Reviewed by Mrs Mcswiggan April 2019

Perfect location with the most spectacular views. Even provided binoculars! Bedrooms & living room were lovely & bright. Comfiest bed ever (memory foam mattress). Lots of games, books & films to choose from. Also lots of handy local info on places to eat & visit. Did have trouble finding the place (gate with cottage name hidden in the garden) & wouRead moreld recommend telling people where to find the key safe, found it eventually though! Kitchen was a great size & appreciated all the handy things provided, a real home from home. Did have a wee issue with ants next to the back door but used the sprays provided which dealt with it. Kitchen walls around the table could do with a lick of paint or a good scrub but only a minor thing. Will definitely be back & would highly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Mcmahon August 2018

Enjoyed our stay at Hillshore, a couple of minor items need attended to in cottage and garden, having just one bathroom didn't cause too many problems with it all being on the one floor. Very comfortable beds, had two different group of friends during my week to celebrate my 60th birthday and everyone enjoyed their stay, the room with twin beds andRead more bunk beds is an ideal family room. Brodick Bar and Brasserie two minute walk away excellent food, and small Co-op also nearby. A "welcome note" or similar would be helpful re bins, tea towels were in bedroom which we didn't find until end of week. Would certainly return to Hillshore Hide

Reviewed by Mrs Dick April 2018

Spacious and well-equipped. Is bigger than it appears in the pictures..Only "complaint" is finding it! Please mend the gate so that the sign saying Hillshore is visible!!

Reviewed by Mr Weir March 2018

Working in the area and stayed here for a week, this was by far the most affordable on our budget and we were over the moon with what we got for the money. The house is situated in a quiet area, very clean, spacious and 4 guys lived comfortably, large back garden with hilltop views over Brodick and the bay, 2 minutes walk to Co Op, restaurants and Read more5 minutes from the ferry. David the owner very helpful and accommodating and will be our first port of call when we return! Hide

Reviewed by Mr Emmett February 2018

This property was ideally located within a very short walk to all amendites , everything you could possibly require was in the property, it was a home away from home for my 5 weeks there .

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