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Whin CottageOur kitchen showing the Rayburn in the foreground.
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Arran, cosy island retreat in Scotland.

Arran, cosy island retreat in Scotland.

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience94% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sue is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Welcome to Whin Cottage, a cosy stonebuilt home on the South West coast of Arran. Dating from 1900 when it was used as a farm, it looks out over fields to the southern Arran hills. Whin is a perfect base from which to discover Arran.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Dryer
Iron
Washer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Availability

103 Reviews

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Tessa User Profile
Tessa
February 2017
Sue's cottage was perfect! We were a group of 2 couples and had a fabulous stay. We were very cozy and the cottage had everything we needed. We thought the location was perfect, came over on the Ferry Friday night and had dinner in Blackwaterfoot with only a short drive home. The…
Zoe User Profile
Zoe
June 2016
We had a lovely stay at Whin Cottage. It's on the quiter side of the island, so after full days hiking and wildlife spotting (there are some good otter and seal spots nearby), it was a treat to come back to a quiet spot. The sunroom was a particular hit, affording views of the ro…
Peter User Profile
Peter
May 2016
Cottage was lovely. Has wood burning stove and plenty of board games and books and some DVDs to watch if you get some bad weather or anything. We had fantastic weather for the whole long weekend so took plenty of hikes and visited several pubs and restaurants. Recommend Coast res…
Christopher User Profile
Christopher
April 2018
Beautiful secluded spot. You can see for miles a cross the surrounding beautiful countryside. The cottage was lovely and warm with a great Rayburn oven. Full of character and gorgeous homely wood burner. We would love to go hear again and again, very special and place. Fair to…
Anne User Profile
Anne
April 2018
My 4 children and I completely fell in love with Whin (Website hidden by Airbnb) real log fireplace, cute, cosy feel, ping pong table and bright cheery conservatory where we could all fit round the table to eat and play games in the sunlight watching the sheep graze nearby. It wa…
Sarah User Profile
Sarah
March 2018
Excellent communication, clear directions, easy to follow. Good instructions for the log burner/range. Very cosy, comfortable, well decorated. Well equipped, kitchen had everything we needed for all meals. Warm. Good location, easy access to most areas of the island.
Kev User Profile
Kev
March 2018
Whin cottage is a lovely secluded cottage with some lovely beaches a short drive away. The cottage is really well looked after and feels like a home rather than a stark rental place. There's loads of books, games, dvd's, local info and maps and walks. We enjoyed cooking in the ki…

Hosted by Sue

United KingdomJoined in February 2012
Sue User Profile
120 Reviews
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Sue is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Mother and teacher. I really enjoy travel, meeting interesting people and the challenge of learning languages. Walking,tennis and cycling keep me from seizing up, but I am at my happiest sitting out in the evening sun.
Languages: English, Español, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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Location

Isle of Arran, Ayrshire, United Kingdom

This a rural cottage and as a consequence has no mobile phone signal. We have a landline for guest use. No wifi.

Getting around

After unloading you can park on the hard standing at the top of the garden. Buses can be accessed inthe hamlet of Sliddery 0.6 ml walk from the cottage.

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