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Arran, Brodick, 5 bedroom 5 bathroom cottage with sea and mountain views.

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 4 ensuite, sleeps 10,fantastic views, all facilities

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF RET WITH REDUCED FERRY FARES. Come and stay at our recently-renovated 5 bed roomed, 5 bath roomed cottage, less than 500m from the Douglas Hotel and shops, restaurants and bars of Brodick beyond. In a quiet road leading to a farm, this newly restored and fully fitted 1 double and 4 twin or double bedroomed, 4 ensuite, cottage sleeping 10, looks out over a field to Brodick Bay and Goat Fell, the highest peak on Arran. WiFi, iPod dock, 37' flat screen TV and DVD, Freesat and Log Burning Stove in TV room, TVs in some bedrooms, large sitting/dining room glazed extension overlooking the bay and hills, fully fitted eat-in kitchen, utility and drying room, and mature gardens front and rear. Parking for 4 cars, outside furniture and barbecue. This cottage has been lovingly restored and refurbished to a high standard retaining original features. Powerful showers and both small and large baths, underfloor heating. Single storey with one bedroom designed for assisted disabled access, with its own ensuite wetroom WC and shower. Perfect location for multi generation family holidays within easy reach of the facilities of Arran including 7 golf courses,walking, cycling and more.

Melissa Freeman
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
27 February, 2018

Why Melissa Freeman chose Brodick

The cottage has wonderful views of the bay and hills that you can sit and look at all day or, if you prefer, go out and get into it! It has all the benefits of being away from it all but is only 5 minutes walk from the village. It also has lovely restaurants and shops within walking distance. We loved it from the moment we saw it and still do.

What makes this cottage unique

The lovely, uninterupted views are our favourite thing about the cottage. We love the fact that it's old and part of Arran's heritage and the added bonus that it can easily absorb so many people, making it perfect for family holidays.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Brodick in North Ayrshire

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Backpack
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Long bath with hand held shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Assisted disabled access and slate floored wet room shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Family bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Walk in shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Small bath with shower over
  • All bathrooms have slate floors with some of the old slates from the roof that were not re-useable (the cottage has been re roofed with slate) and underfloor heating, electric towel rails, and extractor fans. Whilst the bath in one bathroom is small, the bath in another one is huge. One of the bathrooms has a walk in shower and complies with the requirements for Visit Scotland's Level 2 Assisted Mobility code, 2010. All showers are powerful with mains pressure. The heating and hot water is provided by an environmentally friendly air source heat pump (which extracts heat from the air even on the coldest of days).
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , twin or double. Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , twin or double. Ensuite shower/wc. Disabled access
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , twin or double.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , twin or double. Ensuite WC/shower room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , double. Ensuite bath/shower/wc.
  • There is flexibility in the bedroom arrangements as we have single beds that can be linked together to make doubles. Four of the five bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms with WC or showers with wc, and one bedroom has assisted disability access for both the bedroom and its ensuite WC and wet room shower. The one bedroom without an ensuite is next to the family bathroom with bath/shower. Bedrooms three and four have a connecting door to make a family suite which can be locked when the connection between the rooms is not needed. One of the bedrooms has a flat screen TV and all rooms have plenty of power points. Two bedrooms look over the garden to Brodick Bay and Goat Fell beyond, and the others look onto the mature front garden .
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The Television in theTV Room is a 37' flat screen TV with Freesat and DVD player and DVD library. There is a Ipod Doc and wireless broadband internet access. The washing machine and dryer are in a slate floored utility room (off the kitchen) with sink and store cupboards .


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Arran, Brodick, 5 bedroom 5 bathroom cottage with sea and mountain views.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Perfect family holiday house.

  • 5 of 5

This lovely house exceeded all our expectations. We just loved the layout and there were many artistic artifacts to make the whole experience superlative. The major redevelopment of the original stone built cottage has been done sympathetically and has resulted in a comfortable, spacious and delightful home. Equipment was of the best quality and everything worked without any problems. The situation was superb with great views across Brodick Bay to Goatfell and the tip of Cir Mhor, which, coincidentally, is the name we gave to our house at home some 44 years ago! We all enjoyed our holiday very much indeed and would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone. No one could possibly be disappointed! We shall be back.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brilliant house!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a brilliant house for a large party. Big enough to find a quiet space if needed. Stunning views, within walking distance of the shops and a stone's throw from the ferry. Best beds ever!!

We will do our best to return. Linda Smith et al

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house with all home comforts

  • 5 of 5

I hired this house for my husband's birthday. He's an Arran fan and hiking enthusiast. The house was perfect. Near enough to the ferry that you don't need a car and the view means you don't feel you have to explore the outdoors if the weather is wild. You can see it all from the sofa!! The beds are super comfy and the linen really decent (The White Company or similar) - a particular bugbear if mine with rental houses is cheap bobbly linen. Big enough for 10 people without getting in each other's toes I'd say. Brilliant for dinner parties. All in all I wish I owned this house!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly what we needed

  • 5 of 5

Our international group of 9, mainly golfers, first stayed here 2 years ago, and repeated the experience this year. The cottage is exactly as described, and was perfect for us, and an ideal base from which to tackle Arran's 7 golf courses! Bedrooms & beds were comfortable and all in effect en-suite. Lounge was comfortable and along with the dine-in kitchen a great space for the whole group to spend time together. We cooked for 9 most evenings, which was fine, and once for 11 (which was do-able, if a little cramped at the table).

Garden was lovely on the few occasions we could sit there without getting rained on! Wi-fi was fine. Didn't use the barbie this time (rain stopped play!)

Owner Melissa was very easy to deal with and suggested several of her competitors' places when we were initially looking for a place for 12 people - but when 3 dropped out we immediately reverted to Strathwhillan Cottage - and glad we did. Hope to be back some day!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a week in this stunning cottage. We were a family party of 9, spanning 4 generations, plus chocolate labrador, arriving from 4 different locations, and we knew from the website that the house would be right for us. What we had not foreseen was just how thoughtfully all our requests (eg cot and high-chair, and the need for possible wheelchair access etc) were responded to, and how personally we were provided for. We had expected a lovely cottage with good views, but had never imagined that we would wake up every morning to the drama of the changing landscape across the bay, as Goat Fell and the other peaks and glens were either bathed in sunshine, hidden in the mist or capped with snow. We are no strangers to Arran (this was our eighth visit), but we felt we saw a different side to the island this time. The walks and views in the Clauchland hills above the cottage were breathtaking, and at the same time the shops of Brodick were only a five minute walk for those who wished for a bit of civilisation. The cottage itself is light and bright inside, generously equipped and tastefully decorated with beautiful local art and craftwork, and the garden is delightful. We LOVED this place, and will definitely be back.

Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location, Views and Casual Charm

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is located within an easy walk of both the ferry and the shops & restaurants of Brodick. But it sits on a quiet side-street. So it is removed from any vehicular or pedestrian traffic. It is a calming retreat, but close-by to activities--the best of both worlds.

The windows of the sitting room frame a picture-perfect view across a lovely garden and out towards the sea and Goatfell. I spent hours nestled in one of the comfy sitting-room couches reading and watching the scene change. When I think of Arran, I think of the view from these windows.

The cottage itself is thoughtfully laid out and well-equipped. The beds and linens get 10/10 for comfort. The furnishings aren't luxurious, but feel casual and comfortable--like a worn-in pair of blue jeans.

We loved Arran, and we loved this cottage. We hope to return next summer; and we would recommend this cottage, without reservation, to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Glasgow (via Ferry)
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Nearest Golf
700 Metres
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Ardrossan Harbour (via ferry)
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Car: not necessary

On the island of Arran, the Cottage looks out over a field to Brodick Bay, Goat Fell (the highest peak on the island) and the Arran hills. Although it has a rural outlook it is within two hundred yards of the ferry and a short walk to the shops and restaurants of Brodick. The beach, bicycle hire, banks, bars, tennis courts, golf course, kayaking, powerboating, fishing are all within walking distance. The cottage has five bedrooms, four of which are ensuite, a family bathroom, (making a total of five bathrooms including one with assisted disabled access) a television room (with freesat and DVD) with log burning stove, large open plan sitting/dining room with huge windows and stunning views, WiFi,well equipped dining kitchen, and utility with washing machine and dryer. Easy access to many walks, and to seven golf courses within 20 minutes drive. Pony trekking, ancient monuments including Brodick Castle (visible from the cottage) are nearby.

Other Activities: Powerboating, canyoning, kayaking, pony trekking and other sports with Arran Adventure Company

Golf: There are 7 golf courses on Arran - all with spectacular views. You can buy an Arran golf pass which covers 6 of the 7 courses. In 2010 it cost £110 and was valid for 12 months.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Brodick, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2018
25 Mar 2018 - 19 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
20 May 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2018
9 Sep 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2018
5 Nov 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas & Hogmanay
19 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Mini breaks and other short stays subject to availability in the quieter months. Our charges are based on a minimum 3 night stay and range from £500 to £800 for a week out of season.
Our change-over day is a Sunday but we can be more flexible out of season.

We ask for a deposit to secure your booking, then the full rental fee 8 weeks before your holiday starts. The deposit is returned in full after your holiday, subject to out terms and conditions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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