The open plan L shaped kitchen/ lounge/dining area has leather settees, flat screen TV with DVD player, WIFI, and a lovely oak dining table and four chairs, with some DVDs, board games, toys, books and magazines. There is a Dowling “Firebug” multifuel burning stove for which we will provide kindling, wood or coal for those cosy nights inside with that relaxing toasty feeling.
There is a well equipped kitchen with, quality cutlery, glasses, bowls serving dishes, ample crockery along with microwave, coffee maker, and modern black dishwasher, washing machine and a fridge/freezer. There is a fan assisted oven with electric hob, extractor fan, DeLongi matching kettle and four slice toaster, and coffee maker.
You can prepare a tasty dish with the view of the sea, and sound of the waves as the tide rolls in towards Creel Cottage. 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 flagged patio area, BBQ and seating. For alfresco dining (balcony, beach or rear patio) there is a selection of unbreakable plates, glasses et cetera.View Image Gallery
For the kitchen we provide a “just in case you forget” box including dishwasher tablets, washing machine sachets, dishcloths, washing up liquid, tea towels, some tea, coffee, sugar, kitchen roll, cling film, kitchen foil, and we are happy to receive an Asda/Tesco delivery for you prior to your arrival.
There are two bedrooms, a double room, and a twin room (two single beds) with contemporary Laura Ashley design, décor and 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 comprises of a toilet, wash hand basin, electric shaving point, a bath where you can relax a while, and an overhead invigorating shower. There is an electric fan heater and electric towel rail. 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 with fresh cream and strawberries, banana loaf, or moist fruit cake and a warm kettle to kick start your relaxing break. From the lounge / dining area 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.
you can gaze out at the sea by day and the stars by night
There is ample parking next to Creel cottage, along with an enclosed garden to the rear, housing a small wooden lockable shed.
Well behaved dogs are welcome , (usually max 2 but please do contact us) along with 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 Creel Cottage to a loved one or friend who deserves a fantastic treat. Please just email or call me to discuss.
Please note that our prices vary according to occupancy. The basic price is for 4 guests, low occupancy for couples deduct 5%, a single person deduct 7.5%, 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 in which ever cottage they choose.
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 ½ mile the road forks and Ross Bay is signposted to the left. Follow the lane (approx. 1 ¼ miles) and when you reach the sea you know you have arrived and Creel Cottage is on your right (painted dollshouse pastel blue).View Google map >
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