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Pirnmill, Isle of Arran
Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Backed by wonderful Isle of Arran woodland
  • Shop & Popular restaurant in local Pirnmill, just a short coastal walk from your doorstep
  • Sea views from almost every room in the house
Property code: CA406

Comfortable family home with easily accessible beach and far-reaching sea views, perfect for enjoying Arran's remarkable west-coast sunsets.

Situated in a tranquil location only a short distance from the sea, this imposing four-bedroom property is perfect for families or group of friends seeking to explore the spectacular coastline and countryside of the Isle of Arran. Stroll a mile along the shoreline to the picturesque village of Pirnmill, where you will find a welcoming tearoom, ideal for refreshment after an afternoon on the beach. Further afield are the expansive beaches at Blackwaterfoot; visit Lochranza for rock pooling and beach games and the Distillery, Café, and Visitor Centre or head inland for hill walks, pony trekking and mountain biking. With 7 golf courses to choose from, and the nearest at Machrie, only four miles from Westfield, you can play them all during your stay.

With wonderful sea views from every room except the bathrooms, this coastal cottage offers spacious accommodation with a homely feel. Gather together in the generous living room for family board games or dine alfresco in the garden, watching the ever-changing sea views over the Kintyre Peninsula.

Ascend the steps to the front door and enter your welcoming holiday home. Rustle up family meals in the generous farmhouse kitchen, an inviting space with cosy Rayburn stove. Share leisurely suppers around the dining table, chatting late into the night. Sink into one of the sumptuous sofas in the living room and while away the hours watching the ever-changing sea-scape from the large windows.

Taking the staircase to the first floor, there are four well-appointed bedrooms, all decorated in soothing tones and enjoying sea views. You will also find the bright and airy family bathroom plus a modern shower room on this floor.

Behind the house, is a terraced garden, perfect for lawn picnics on warmer days. Take tea on the patio or relax on the bench in front of the house with a glass of wine and enjoy the birdsong and fabulous sunsets.

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

Please note there is a refundable £250 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms -1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin and 1 single
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC, 1 shower room with WC.
  • Large fan-oven, Fridge/freezer, Rayburn stove, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine/tumble dryer
  • TV/DVD player with surround sound
  • Wood burner – initial logs included
  • iPod dock, radio
  • Wi-fi included
  • Private spring water supply
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture
  • Fixed Stairgates to top and bottom of stairs
  • 1 dog welcome (restricted to downstairs) 
  • Off road parking for 3 cars available opposite the property
  • The staircase in this property may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Children to be supervised at all times
  • Restaurant and shop 1 mile

With beach walks and shoreline strolls from the doorstep, your cottage is perfectly positioned to explore the rugged Arran coastline. Be rewarded with spectacular views across to Kintyre and Jura on a day's hike up Beinn Bhreac and to the glacial bowl of Coire Fhionn Lochain, where you may see eagles and ptarmigans hunting in the skies above you. Complete the 65-mile Arran Way by foot or cycle to see the whole of Arran's spectacular coastline or climb Goatfell (15.5 miles) to reach the highest point on the island.

Dominated by its dramatic ruined castle projecting out into Loch Ranza, the scenic village of Lochranza (9 miles) is home to the Isle of Arran Distillery – take a tour to discover the traditional methods used to make the island whisky and maybe sample a dram or two. Golfers will enjoy the nine-hole golf course where red squirrels, red deer and golden eagles can often be spotted. You can also catch the ferry from Lochranza to Claonaig on the Kintyre peninsula, allowing you to explore some of western Scotland.

Spend the day at the beach at Blackwaterfoot (11 miles) with its expanse of sandy beach perfect for cricket, picnic lunches and rock pooling. Here you will find a grocery store, bakery and butcher for your everyday needs. From the village, take the coastal path to explore the King's Cave, a series of caverns in the sandstone cliffs where legend has it Robert the Bruce encountered the famous spider.


Sarah Gordon

This property is personally managed by Sarah.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Alan 25th July 2020

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Great cottage for the 6 of us. The kitchen and lounge were suitably equipped with plenty of room for us to be all together in the same room. Fantastic location with great views and a short stroll down to the beach. Simon, the owner, provided plenty of information for the area with regards to local amenities and activities to do in the area. InstrucRead moretions with regards to Covid requirements were well documented and updated as required. A very enjoyable and relaxing holiday was had by all :-) Hide

Reviewed by Vanessa. R

Westfield was a great base for our holiday with two families. Cosy and warm feeling but spacious enough for everyone to have their own spot. We loved this side of the island and the little beach which is close enough to take a kayak and BBQ down to without the usual palaver. I particularly loved the large kitchen which is a lovely social area as weRead morell as a well stocked working space. Loved it! Hide

Reviewed by Tina. B

Westfield is a lovely house in a great location. Nice big kitchen, very well equipped, confortable bedrooms. Loved watching the weather over Kintyre. Good walking, nice beach at Kildonan, meal at The Lighthouse in Pirnmill, gardens at Brodick Castle and history at The Heritage Centre. Recommended.

Reviewed by Mr Falconer May 2019

The house is located in a quiet part of the island with pleasant views towards Kintyre. The property is well maintained and equipped and has many pleasant features giving character. Do not be put off as its on the main road as traffic was light. Dog owners should be aware that the rear garden is not secure - adventurous Border Terrier recovered in Read moreonce piece! We enjoyed wonderful sunsets from the front rooms. We highly recommend Cafe Thyme south of Westfield House and the Sandwich Station in Lochranza. Hide

Reviewed by Brian

We thought the house was perfect last year ,just got back from another stunning week and really impressed with alterations and decorating . stunning !! Wild life great. We watched Siskin, Redpoll ,Red squirrel and many more on the feeders. Out and about we saw Otter, Golden Eagle, 3 different Terns, 3 kinds of Divers, Cuckoo. Fantastic holiday!! WeRead more will be back. Hide

Reviewed by Mary

Second time we stayed in this amazing property. Well equipped with everything you would need for a family holiday. An extra shower room added since our last visit which does make a difference if youre a larger group. The views and walks are lovely and so much quieter than the west side of the island. Had a few nice walks up at Lochranza and also aRead more visit to The Byrne this time. Party of 5 all ages and plenty of space. So peaceful and a kitchen that would be the envy of most. Highly recommend. Hide

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