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  NEW in 2013, and now into our second year 2014

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Here are some of our visitor comments taken from the cottage guest book.


   J&B, Lancashire, August 2014
Lovely cottage, cosy, comfortable & very well equipped. Wonderful views. Saw otters & seals in front and red squirrels behind! Lots of bird life on Arran, clocked up 60+ species, plus red deer, brown hare & a shrew! Many thanks Jean & David for everything.

   S&C, Lancashire, July 2014
Came for the wildlife & not disappointed. Saw everything we wanted, Golden Eagle, otter, deer, countless birds, & dolphin. House is lovely, & in a fantastic spot

   N&M, Edinburgh/Thailand, July 2014
Had a wonderful time here, bird watching, red squirrel watching & sitting quietly for the sunset. Weather extremely warm, felt like being home in Thailand. Visited Holy Isle, debut at golf, pony trekking & swam in crystal clear river near Sannox.

   M&S, Yorkshire, July 2014
Very restful, tranquil week, so peaceful here. Cottage is lovely, so well presented & location wonderful. Enjoyed seeing red squirrels & all the birds, including diving gannets. thanks for a lovely holiday, we'd love to come back.

   D&S, Co Durham, July 2014
Great week, sightings of squirrels, adder, slow worm, eagles & deer. Loved watching the birds feed. Thanks J&D for your enthusiasm - it is infectious. Wonderful walks around Kings Cave & stone circles, & views from top of Goat Fell. Wow.

   W&F, Dumfriesshire, June 2014
Another amazing week, so relaxing. Love the ever changing scenery, the wildlife, not forgetting the wonderful squirrels in the garden. See you next year!

   V&R, Essex, June 2014
Our third visit to this lovely island & cottage. We will miss watching the sea for sightings. Saw a Golden Eagle in Lochranza on our last evening! So lucky with the 'heatwave' weather. Cottage so comfortable & everything works so well.

   J&C, Norfolk, June 2014
Just like home from home, the wee cottage puts you at ease the minute you walk through the door. Our first visit to Arran, but will be back again. Thank you Jean & Dave for your welcome.

   J,R&A, Tutbury, May 2014
Loved being back for our second year. Had a magical holiday of cycling , exploring, seal watching, pony trekking, fishing, eating, drinking & staring at the beautiful scenery for hours. Sad at leaving, but sure we'll be back. A big thank you Jean & Dave.

   P,W,D&E, Holland, May 2014
Weather wonderful, beautiful sunsets in front of house, met the squirrel & seal.  We love the cottage, the atmosphere & the luxury of all the inventory. Thanks a lot

   E,P&G, Yorkshire, April 2014
Thank you for a wonderful stay, a real slice of paradise. Everything was perfect. Loved the window seat, rockpooling & seeing the otter and red squirrels. Hope to return.

   K&G, Lancashire, April 2014
A wonderful, very well equipped cottage in a beautiful location. Thanks Jean & Dave for making our stay so perfect.

   H&C, Lanark, April 2014
Thanks Dave & Jean - we had a great weeks holiday, our 2nd visit to your smashing cottage. Some new walks and saw our  first slow worm and star fish. Hope we can get a slot next year!

   S&L, Ayr, April 2014
Such a beautiful place and a really lovely cottage - we don't want to leave!

   K&G, Edinburgh, February 2014
Everything was perfect, the cottage, log burner & location.

   P&J, Essex, December 2013
Had a wonderful time in a beautiful cottage.

   M&H, Rutherglen, November 2013
Fantastic cottage, beautiful location, great wildlife & fabulous views.

   E&N, New York, November 2013
Such starry nights and fresh air, & the Mull of Kintyre, very peaceful.  Thank you both so much for a wonderful stay.

   A&S, Somerset, October 2013
We have found a little gem! Everything you could need to make your stay homely & cosy. View kept us entertained with changing weather, many rainbows, wildlife & beauty. Great to see red squirrels & otters out of the window too. Thank you.

   A&P, Essex, October 2013
Wonderful few days here in your lovely cottage. Loved seeing a black night sky with the stars, amongst the other aspects of nature. Fantastic setting away from the lights & noise of humanity!

   L&H, Suffolk, October 2013
Wonderful place, great week. otter playing on the shore, red squirrel at the back door. Great local food and hospitality, thanks

   C,J,A,S&W Essex & Cambs, October 2013
Wonderful few days, so well equipped & peaceful. Varied weather but cosy & warm in cottage. Birds, seals, otters & deer, great place!

   P&P, Cumbria, October 2013
A perfect place to explore both Arran & Kintyre Peninsular - thank you

   V&PE, Denmark, September 2013
Many thanks, we had a lovely stay here in your cottage and now we know where to come back!

   M&B, Essex, September 2013
5 star spec coupled with lots of homely touches, and stunning views, we have been able to re-charge our batteries totally.

   C&S, Stockport, August 2013
The cottage was lovely - superbly kitted out and decorated, and located in a fantastic spot. Many thanks for a wonderful week.
 
   U&W, Cologne, Germany, July 2013
This is wonderful place to relax & watch the weather & light changing. The house is full of hospitality. Thank you.

   C&J, Milton of Campsie, July 2013
Sun, sea, sand, stunning views, dramatic landscape. Fantastic to see red squirrel, deer and even otter! Thank you Jean & Dave for a wonderful holiday in your beautiful cottage by the sea.

   C&R, Lesmahagow, July 2013
We have had a fantastic holiday in a perfect cottage in an idyllic location. Red squirrels in garden, seals & deer outside, bird life in abundance. We will definitely visit again soon. Thanks Jean & Dave for your hospitality.

   W&F, Dumfriesshire, June 2013
So pleased we found you! This has to be one of the best self catering cottages ever. Perfect, peaceful location, wonderful views, amazing wildlife to spot. Everything you could need in the cottage. Thank you

   A&S, Surrey, June 2013
We have loved our week in your beautiful cottage.  Seen otters most days, three at once one morning and loved the bird life and red squirrels.  Many thanks.

   L&S, Essex, June 2013
Very beautiful & well appointed cottage. An incredible place to stay & use as a base for walking and wildlife.

   F&K, Netherlands, June 2013
It was hard to leave this wonderful place. We loved the wildlife in front of the cottage and did many trails, saw otters, seals, deer and the Golden Eagle, we were very lucky with the summer temperature. We will recommend your cottage.

   R&A, Glasgow, May 2013
Red squirrels in garden, need I say more!!

   C&I, Glasgow May 2013
Beautiful cottage, beautiful place, peaceful tranquil location. Weather so-so, but wish we were still there, no other place like it.

   B&S, Norfolk May 2013
A most beautiful cottage in the most peaceful location. Could not have wished for anything different or anything more. Perfect! thanks for being so welcoming.

   J&H, Edinburgh
There can be no holiday cottage that has been so comprehensively, thoughtfully & sensitively created than this one.

   A, Ayrshire April 2013
Had a wonderful break on this beautiful island. Every amenity available in this lovely cottage. Cosy & comfy with wonderful views, teeming with wildlife.

  H&C, Lanark April 2013
So happy to discover this delightful cottage in the perfect setting. Every need met and much more! We have been blessed with beautiful weather and our stay has been too short. Thank you for all kindnesses.

  M&R, Hertfordshire April 2013
Wonderful situation overlooking the sea. The accomodation is first class with every attention to detail. Fabulous wildlife, in a few days we saw an otter twice, a red squirrel and many different birds, some for the first time. Highly recommended. Many thanks, Dave and Jean for a great time.

  V,R,C&B, Essex April 2013
An idyllic location, wonderful pad, we have enjoyed every moment of our first stay.  Thank you both so much.

  J,J&F, Essex
We saw a family of otters, the Eagle over the distillery in Lochranza, we love it here. The walking was awesome! Thank you very much Jean and Dave.

  B&H, London
Had a wonderful week, cottage was a dream, felt like home from home, everything you could ever need.



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