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Kincairn ref: 537129

Sandhead near Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway
3 Stars
  • Sleeps 55
Parkingoff road 4 carsGardenlawn front and rear
2 person discountNoFire/WoodburnerYes
SmokingNoInternet accessYes


Kincairn is idyllically located beside a beautiful stretch of un-spoilt sandy beach fringing Luce Bay. This lovely bungalow has been designed with one thing in mind: to complement the stunning views across the bay. The delightful sun room provides guests with a wonderful vista as they sit back and take in the ever-changing seascape. This section of coast is rich in marine and bird life. Sea otters and grey seals for example, are frequent visitors and cormorants searching the bay for fish are also a common sight.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The accommodation is at ground floor level, heated by oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge: with open fire, TV with DVD, Wi-Fi and views over bay
Sun room: with lovely views over bay
Kitchen: with electric cooker, microwave and fridge freezer, dishwasher and  views over rear garden.
Utility room: with washing machine
Dining room:
with table and chairs and views over rear garden
Bedroom 1: with king size bed and lovely views over bay
Bedroom 2: with two single beds and views over rear garden.
Bedroom 3: with single bed, large single room with views over bay
Shower room: with enclosed shower, WC and wash basin.


All oil and electricity included.  First supply of fuel for open fire provided. Bed linen supplied.  Cot and high chair available on request.  Wifi internet available.


Lawned area to front and rear. Free use of all facilities at The Sands of Luce Holiday Park. Off-road parking for 4 cars.

Nearest townStranraerShops0.5 Mile
Distance8.5 MilesRestaurant0.5 Mile
Nearest railway stationStranraerPub0.5 Mile
Distance8.5 MilesLake

About the local area

The nearby town of Wigtown is known throughout the land as Scotland's book town. However, it's relatively new claim to fame is a pair of nesting ospreys and thanks to the Wigtown Bay Osprey Project, visitors can watch these rare and beautiful birds on a video link showing live images. This area of Scotland remains relatively untouched by time. The roads are fringed with hedgerows and the pretty beaches surprisingly devoid of people, The local Galloway Hills are in places every bit as challenging as some of the more well known mountain ranges located further north.
The area is also touched by the warm breezes of the Gulf Stream. The amazing Logan Botanic Gardens and the gardens at Ardwell and Glenwhan are testimony to its benign influence. This area is known as The Rhins- a wonderful peninsular surrounded by water on three sides. It is the ideal getaway for walkers with its beautiful rolling pastures and dramatic coastal scenery. Highly recommended is the Stairhaven Coastal Walk. This provides a great vantage point across Luce Bay to The Mull of Galloway, Scotland's most southerly point. The two small isles are Little Scares and Big Scares Rocks and home to one of the very few gannet nesting sites in the world. As one would expect the fishing here is first class whether it be sea or coarse fishing and the temperate climate is just perfect for that beach barbeque! But those who prefer their fish already caught; there are some good local fish restaurants.
For those seeking a little more of an adrenaline rush, the mountain biking at one of the several 7Stanes venues available in the region is simply world class. Laggan Outdoor Centre offers mountain balling, water balling, clay pigeon shooting and archery. There is also horse riding available locally. There are three golf courses within 10 miles of Kincairn-  Stranraer, Glenluce and at Portpatrick. The nearby Galloway Forest Park is the only official Dark Sky Park in the UK and to see the night sky in all its glory is truly one of the wonders of the world.

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What our customers say about Kincairn

L M Wright -

great property in lovely location. very clean, warm and comfortable. everything you could need is provided. smashing holiday bungalow.

A Sturges -

This was our third visit !

H.R. Harris -

excellent cottage best we've had down that area,Benji the dog had an absolute brilliant time,hope to be back next year.

J Telford -

Excellent property. Fantastic location

A Cook -

The cottage was warm and very comfortable. It is in a fabulous situation.

J.L. Griffiths -

Just had a great holiday. Hope to be back next year.

W J Little -

Fabulous ! We loved this property great property for all ages.

J L Griffiths -

First class holiday let

A Sturges -

Excellent, as before

J Claxton -

Website cannot do justice to this marvellous property and its location.

S Harper -

The view from the property was lovely.

D Cooper -

Fantasic cottage right on the beach, we will be back in the future. We were met by the owner who was pleasant and helpful.

Ian W A Mcfadden -

A lovely property with the most open aspect you could want, beach a stones throw away, allowing you to escape, lovely part of the country.

A Cummins -

The property was warm and comfortable. I was made to feel welcome when I was given the keys. Local tourist information brochures were available and a folder had been prepared containing information about local facilities.

A Sturges -

An excellent addition to your holiday property portfolio

Dunskey Castle

Set on a stunning backdrop of rugged coastal landscape, Dunskey Castle was originally built in the early 16th Century on the ruins of a medieval fort which lay before it.

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Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

The Mull of Galloway Lighthouse is over 26 metres tall and stands at one of Scotland’s most southern points. Visitors are given chance to climb the lighthouse as well as find out more about how it was once run in an exhibition held there.

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River Luce

Holding both salmon and trout the River Luce becomes extremely popular for fishing in the summer months as the natural beauty surrounding the banks give it a really relaxing feel.

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The Southern Upland Way

Officially opened in 1984, the Southern Upland Way was Britain’s first official coast to coast long distance path.

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Luce Sands

Spanning over 3 miles at low tide, the Luce Sands is a beautiful beach which is rich in marine and wildlife.

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Port Logan Bay

Following the beach at Port Logan bay around its shore you’ll find the old harbour and lighthouse there which really give the place a character and feel unique to the Galloway area.

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Galloway Forest Park

With over 300 square miles of mixed landscapes to explore this diverse natural playground is one of the most popular places to visit in Scotland.

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What our customers say

L M Wright - December 2013

great property in lovely location. very clean, warm and comfortable. everything you could need is provided. smashing holiday bungalow.

A Sturges - November 2013

This was our third visit !

H.R. Harris - October 2013

excellent cottage best we've had down that area,Benji the dog had an absolute brilliant time,hope to be back next year.

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