• About Olafs Cottage

    From this delightful cottage enjoy magnificent sea views. Discover the paths leading to a secluded, sandy and pebble beach.

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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 6 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Ground floor facilities
      Ground floor facilities
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Highchair
    • Open fire
      Open fire
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "From this delightful cottage enjoy magnificent sea views. Discover the paths leading to a secluded sandy and pebble beach. \nGround Floor\n\n\nLiving room \nWith open fire with back boiler TV and DVD player.\n\nKitchendining room \nWith electric cooker microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher and washing machine.\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith double bed.\n\nBathroom \nWith bath and toilet.\n\nShower room\n With shower cubicle and toilet.\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith kingsize bed.\n\nBedroom 3 \nWith twin beds.\nElectricity bed linen and towels included. First £5 summer and first £10 winter electric storage heaters and electric panel heaters included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Cot and highchair. Garden with garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars.\nA delightful semi-detached holiday cottage in an idyllic location with magnificent sea views to the Isle of Man and the Galloway Hills. Situated\n ¾ \nmile up a private good road on the edge of the owner’s 50 acres of private woodland with paths leading to a secluded sandy pebbly beach and rocks for sea fishing - 10 minute walk. Two mile bluebell walk in May. Galloway House gardens 2 miles. ShopsP.O. bowling green two tennis courts harbour and nearest pub 1¼ mile.\n" https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/921/840/921128.jpg 14564

    Olafs Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.6 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews

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    out of 10

    Nice welcome from the owner but the cottage needed modernising right through and could of done with a good tidying up of the garden



    out of 10

    Lovely little old fashioned cottage with plenty of walks nearby. Very clean and the house has plenty of character. You have to drive a bit for local shops but we has a great holiday.



    out of 10

    Total peace and quiet, lovely surroundings, the owner was lovely and helpful, enjoyed our weeks stay, walking through the woods with Sophie our chocolate Lab, and you can walk to Garlieston, which has a beach, and then when you need a refreshing drink you can try The Harbour Inn, My husband enjoyed trying the Real Ale (The Harbour Inn), and the Fish and Chips, I had the Steak Pie, very nice.



    out of 10

    Second time there. Great location, right next to a beautiful woodland and then beaches. Massive sandy beach (Rigg bay) only about a mile or two away - always fairly empty in May/June. Lovely walks around Kilsture wood/forest. Wildlife is abundant - we saw seals, deer, badgers, owls, bats, along with the usual rockpool critters.



    out of 10

    We had a wonderful week in Olaf's cottage. The owners were welcoming, friendly and helpful. They even provided wall to wall sunshine! The cottage is at the end of a farm road, well away from traffic. The garden opens out onto woodland which was perfect as we had brought our two dogs with us. On our visit the woods were carpeted with bluebells and wild garlic. There are ample sites of interest in this area and plenty of walking and cycling opportunities for the more energetic. Shopping in Garlieston is quite limited but Aldi and Sainsburys are available in Newton Stewart.



    out of 10

    This was our third visit to Olaf's Cottage and it felt like coming home. If you like to get away from the madding crowds, take long walks through the woods to secluded beaches.Then come home to a roaring fire, then this is the place for you. Expect a warm welcome. You do need a car to get out and about, the nearest shop, apart from the local garage (diesel only) is the Coop in Wigtown. For a larger store visit Sainsburys and Aldi in Newton Stewart.



    out of 10

    Bit dated but this is reflected within the price. Lovely location beside small woodland, perfect for kids to play and lose themselves.



    out of 10

    This was our first visit to Olafs cottage, although we had been to the this area many times. The cottage and location is perfect for a peaceful relaxing holiday. The only sounds you hear are the sounds of the breeze and the birds ( and an occasional tractor). Our 2 dogs had the time of their lives due to the proximity of the woodland, coastal path and the sea - all readily available from the cottage garden, without the need to cross roads or climb over stiles. Very friendly and helpful owner, who left us all to get on with it, after the initial introductions and instructions. We will definitely be going back!



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