Dairy House

Dairy House is a comfortable spacious two storey dwelling, sleeping up to five, with an Anvil Dowling multifuel burning stove, central heating throughout, and amazing sea views.


At a glance…

  • Lovely three bedroom house overlooking the sea
  • Sleeps 5 – 1 x Double (kingsize bed), 1 x twin bedroom, 1 x single
  • Full equipped kitchen &  2 bathrooms with bath & overhead shower & separate walk in shower
  • Dowling “Anvil” multifuel burning stove for cosy nights in, 2 x TVs
  • Alfresco dining (balcony, beach or rear patio)
  • Free unlimited WIFI


4-Star-Self-CateringDownstairs, there is a Charles Renee MacIntosh Kitchen with amazing pantry cupboard and wicker baskets for all your dry foods, an oak dining table with chairs leading through the archway into the sitting room with leather settees, flat screen TV with DVD player, and WIFI.

From the window seat you can gaze at the panoramic open sea views towards Meikle Ross and the Cumbrian Fells in the distance. You will find some DVDs, board games, toys, books and magazines for you to enjoy whilst relaxing and unwinding. There is a Dowling multifuel burning stove for which you will need to bring your own kindling, wood or coal for those cosy nights inside with that relaxing toasty feeling.


Ross Bay

The Retreat Room – just as it says, retreat away in this light and airy room just off the kitchen, with small TV, double French doors and a balcony with some outdoor seating. We have two Ekornes “Stressless” recliner chairs with foot stools, and a Jazzy chair!

Dairy House

Inside, comfortable seating, peace and quiet to idle your time away………….. because life is better by the sea and time stands still……..

There is a bathroom with wc, sink, and shower downstairs as well as an additional bathroom upstairs with wc, bath, sink and overhead shower. A spacious hallway to house those boots, wellies, coats, equipment et cetera for exploring the great outdoors.

The kitchen is well equipped with, quality cutlery, glasses, bowls serving dishes, ample crockery along with microwave, coffee maker, and modern dishwasher, washing machine and a fridge/freezer. There is a range cooker with double fan assisted oven and six electric hobs, extractor fan, DeLongi matching kettle and four slice toaster, and coffee maker.

You can prepare a tasty dish with the smell of the sea, and sound of the waves as the tide rolls in towards Dairy House. Imagine the French doors open, sea air blowing as you enjoy a glass of wine on the balcony (whilst watching the children play on the beach).

There is also a delightful, private, enclosed garden to the rear with patio area, BBQ and seating.

For alfresco dining (balcony, beach or rear patio) there is a selection of unbreakable plates, glasses et cetera.

For the kitchen we provide a “just in case you forget” box including dishwasher tablets, dishcloths, washing up liquid, tea towels, some tea, coffee, sugar, and we are happy to receive an Asda/Tesco delivery for you prior to your arrival.

Dairy House Kitchen

On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The master bedroom boasting a king size bed with views straight out across Ross Bay, a single bedroom with one single bed again benefitting from spectacular sea views. The third bedroom is a twin bedroom.

Dairy House Bedroom



Dairy House Single

Contemporary Laura Ashley design,and décor along with locally sourced finishing touches for a quality restful nights sleep. 

Soft bedlinen, all season tog duvets available to suit your comforts and requirements, with additional blankets, and luxurious mattress toppers.

The bathroom upstairs comprises of a toilet, wash hand basin, electric shaving point, a bath where you can relax a while, and an overhead invigorating shower. Our biomass central heating system is sure to have the bathroom warm enticing you to rejuvenate those acing muscles. We provide a “just in case you forget” box with some hand wash, shower gel, bath soak, shampoo, conditioner, and toilet roll. Bath and hand towels are provided along with a bath mat.

Kirkcudbright, known as the artists town, Castle Douglas known as the food town or Wigtown known as the book town all provide intrigue and interest for all the family.


On arrival you will be greeted by either a homemade chocolate fudge cake, Victoria sponge cake with fresh cream and strawberries, lemon drizzle cake, Cream O Galloway ice cream and a warm kettle to kick start your relaxing break. From Dairy House you can gaze out at the sea by day and the stars by night, contemplating what to explore first, the rockpools across the lane, beachcombing, the woodlands on the hill, wildlife, sea fishing (bring your own tackle and boat!) or the best loved local towns.

Kirkcudbright, known as the artists town, Castle Douglas known as the food town or Wigtown known as the book town all provide intrigue and interest for all the family.

Please note that our prices vary according to occupancy. The basic price is for 4 guests, we offer low occupancy for couples and a single person, and for 5 persons add £20 to the basic price. We try to be fair to all our guests wishing to stay at Ross Bay.

There is ample parking next to Dairy House for 2 cars along with an enclosed garden to the rear, housing a small wooden lockable shed.

Well behaved dogs are welcome, (usually maximum of 2 but please contact us) bringing along with them their own bedding, leads and towels for drying dirty sandy/muddy paws after having fun!

If there is anything additional you may require or would like to know please give me a call or email and I will see what I can do to try and accommodate your requests.

We can also offer vouchers should you wish to gift a stay or a voucher of any value towards a stay at Dairy House to a loved one or friend who deserves a fantastic treat. Please just email or call me to discuss.


  • Multifuel burning stove
  •  Central Heating
  •  Dishwasher
  •  Coffee maker
  •  Washing Machine
  •  Fridge / Freezer
  •  Range cooker with double electric oven (fan assisted) and hob with extractor fan
  •  Flatscreen TV
  •  DVD player
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Clothes airer
  •  Washing line
  •  Small wooden lockable garden shed
  •  Shower
  •  Towels, bathmat and bedlinen provided
  •  Iron and ironing board
  •  We will greet an Asda/Tesco delivery for you prior to your arrival if required.
  •  Al Fresco unbreakable diningware
  •  Outdoor seating on balcony and rear patio area
  •  Just in case you forget kitchen and bathroom box
  •  Selection of books and magazines
  •  Some board games and some childrens toys
  •  Buckets and spades for the beach just in case you forget yours.
  •  Outside tap to wash off mucky paws or boots


From the A75 go into Kirkcudbright on the A711. In Kirkcudbright turn right onto Bridge Street (opposite the Church) and towards the A755, crossing over the estuary. In half a mile or so there is a sign for the B727 to Borgue turn left here and follow the coastal road for approximately 3.5 miles.

There is a sign for Ross Bay and Brighouse Bay (turn left) and in approximately 1⁄2 mile the road forks and Ross Bay is signposted to the left. Follow the lane (approx. 1 1⁄4 miles) and when you reach the sea you know you have arrived. Dairy House is stone built with the retreat room painted Honeysuckle cream, it is on your right just past Creel Cottage (painted dollshouse pastel blue).

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