Situated on the north west coast of the beautiful Rhins of Galloway Peninsula, 8 miles from Stranraer, this well appointed cottage enjoys panoramic views over the rolling countryside and across the Irish Channel. Ferries pass daily on the 90 minute crossing from Stranraer’s ferry port. Dally Bay is within 1 mile where seals and porpoises can be spotted, and accessed via the road or a footpath through fields. Sandy beaches, rocky coves, walking, golf, fishing, pony trekking and cycling nearby. Shop and pub 3 miles.
All on ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Kitchen. Utility room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk. Shower room with walk-in shower and toilet.
Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel inc). Elec heaters and underfloor heating in bathroom inc (£30 pw Oct-Apr). Elec, bed linen and towels inc. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Two pets welcome (sheep country). No smoking. NB: 3 steps in garden.
Customer Reviews of Valleyfield Cottage, Kirkcolm, sleeps 4
1st comment: Wonderfully equipped cottage in a quiet, ’away from it all’ location! Excellent garden for dogs and some fabulous walking locally. Lovely home made cakes,biscuits and eggs on arrival were the perfect welcome. March 2012.
2nd comment: Lovely property with superb bathroom. Very cosy and warm with large garedn to rear, perfect for dogs. One issue with fire was very well handled by the lovely owners. Nov 2011.
3rd comment: A lovely cosy cottage with views from the decking area out towards Belfast, some nice local walks but can be quite muddy. We had a great time even though we went out of the tourist season, the Mull of Galloway and Port Logan are well worth a visit on a clear day. Oct 2011.
4th comment: Valleyfield Cottage,a beautiful comfy home from home.Katie & David, the owners, personally welcomed us to the cottage. They also very thoughtfully provided eggs and milk and a number of cakes was a welcome. All in all a wonderful location to unwind and relax from the rat race. Sept 2011.
5th comment: A small comfortable cottage, well off the beaten track if aquiet,away from it all holiday is required. Aug 2011.
6th comment: Katie and David are fantastic hosts and have taken great care to provide an extremely well equipped cottage very much a home from home. Aug 2011.
7th comment: Wonderful location, cottage very comfortable and clean. Enjoyed some lovely walks on the beach and in the forest. July 2011.
8th comment: Fantastic quiet cottage with a very safe garden and grezat views. Very friendly owners who left an amazing welcome pack for us. July 2011.
9th comment: The property was of a very high quality, very clean with modern fixtures and fittings, it had everything you needed for an enjoyable stress free stay. July 2011.
10th comment: First class, comfortable, clean and everything you need for a great relaxing holiday. The owners have thought of everything. Great base for visiting the Galloway area with all its attractions, lots of good walks, Bruce’s Stone, Cream O’Galloway and Bladnock distillery worth a visit. All in all if your looking for a nice quiet holiday with time to relax then you cannot get much better. June 2011.
11th Comment Valleyfield Cottage is a perfect place for a relaxing break. Beautiful location, lovely cottage and enclosed garden for the dog. April 2011.
12th Comment Nothing has been forgotten to make your stay comfortable. You can really see why it has a gold award. The Mull of Gallaway is the best place to visit, we saw a large pod of porpoises there. March 2011.
13th Comment Overall finish of cottage was ver top spec, so many finishing touches. Arrival welcome pack was just the icing on the cake. Also owners had tastefully put some christmas lights and decs up. Dec 2010.
14th Comment Lovely quiet location, very comfortable and homely, decorated to a very high standard and very well equiped, perfect for a relaxing holiday and garden was secure for our two dogs. Oct 2010.
15th Comment The property was very well equipped, the furnishings were to a high standard. Overall the property was excellent. The welcome pack on arrival was very much appreciated. Sept 2010.
16th Comment We needed for nothing throughout our stay and the owners made us very comfortable. Sept 2010.
17th Comment Fab location, excellent cottage, enjoyed welcome cakes and treats. Very good welcome bookle,t would highly recommend this cottage. Nov 2010.
18th Comment Its decor, the quality of fittings and cooking implements. The friendly and welcome starter pack provided on our arrival. Oct 2010.
19th Comment The cottage was furnished to a very high standard and immaculately clean. Nice sized lawned enclosed garden, great for the dogs. Very peaceful location - great "get away from it all holiday" Only consider if you’re looking for total relaxation though. Oct 2010.
20th Comment A warm welcome with a great welcome pack of goodies, fresh flowers and a number of thoughtful touches. Excellent accommodation with high quality fittings and furnishings and everything we needed - and more. This was the best cottage we have had and we have already recommended it to a friend. Sept 2010.