Chippermore Cottage ref: CC537049

Port William, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 


Chippermore Cottage occupies a superb elevated site with stunning views over Luce Bay, the Isle of Man and the Mull of Galloway. This delightful, detached cottage enjoys a wonderful, cosy ambience that virtually compels guests to relax and unwind. This most scenic of Scottish regions is a superb holiday destination but any stay should begin with a quiet hour spent in front of the open fire while casting the occasional glance out to sea. The property is set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with much of the local area designated as a Special Area of Conservation.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is all at ground floor level has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge/Diner: With open fire, Sky TV, DVD, broadband and radio/CD - a lovely bright and spacious room enjoying views across the bay.
Breakfasting/Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer
Utility Room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
Bedroom 1: With 5ft double bed and lovely views over Luce Bay.
Bedroom 2: With two single beds and lovely views over Lucie Bay. An additional 2ft 6 bed (for + 1) can be provided if required.
Bathroom: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

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Fourth floor


All fuel, electricity, bed linen and towels included.


Enclosed, private garden with stone dyke and BBQ. Off road parking for 3 cars.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    5 Miles
  • Distance
    19 Miles
  • Restaurant
    5 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    5 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    19.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

It is an idyllic location for nature lovers with a rich variety of flora and fauna. Film buffs will enjoy visiting nearby Burrow Head, location for the infamous closing scenes of the cult film ’The Wickerman’. This area is renowned for it lovely sandy beaches typified by the beautiful coastline to be found at Craignarget in the north and a Monreith to the south. Monreith House was for a time the family home of the internationally regarded wildlife author Gavin Maxwell, whose work regarding otters was the inspiration for the film ’Ring of Bright Water’. Overlooking Monreith Bay there is a memorial in the form of a bronze otter dedicated to the famous author, who often took his pet otter to the beach for a spell of exercise. For booklovers of all tastes and interests, Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town, is less than a half hour’s enjoyable drive away and besides playing host to a prestigious, annual literary festival, it is also a pleasant little town of charm and character and well worth a visit. Scotland’s most southerly distillery sits beside the luscious green banks of the River Bladnoch, from which it takes its name. It has been producing the "Spirit of the Lowlands" and delighting visitors with a "wee dram" since 1817. This beautiful region is relatively unchanged and unspoilt and is an ideal location for a wide range of outdoor activities including walking, golfing and cycling with a great choice of 7Stanes venues for some world class mountain biking. Chippermore Cottage is situated in a place full of dramatic and windswept beauty, myth and legend which will leave an indelible impression on visitors

Things to do nearby

River Urr

At 35 miles long, the River Urr has plenty of good sights to fish on. Again salmon and trout are common here but the river is one of only three in Scotland which allows fishing until the end of November.

The Machars Cycling Routes
The Machars Cycling Routes

These routes make up a collection of quiet roads which allow you to experience the local moorland, sea and wildlife from the area whilst taking in a little local heritage on the way.

Cycling around Drumlanrig Castle

Set in vast woodland, Drumlanrig Castle really is a stunning place to go riding.

Drumlanrig Castle

Commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, Drumlanrig Castle is set in a magnificent 90,000 acres of land including a Country Park and Victorian Garden.

Moffat Fishery

The flyfishing on offer at the Moffat Fishery is second to none with its peaceful location in the rolling Scottish Borders.

Loch Ken

Loch Ken is located in the heart of Dee Valley and has historically been a thriving area for Pike with the famous Kenmure pike caught back in 1798 being said to weigh in at a huge 72lbs.

Galloway Activity Centre

Offering sailing, windsurfing and a whole host of other water bourne activities.

7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails
7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails

For riders of all ability and confidence the 7 Stanes are a series of mountain bike trail centres around the South of Scotland. The centres offer all different kinds of trails from woodland routes to rapid downhill.

Buittle Reservoir

Between Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, Buittle Reservoir is well stocked monthly bringing you fantastic trout fishing.

River Bladnoch and Tarf Water

Well renowned for its spring salmon fishery, the River Bladnoch also has a good amount of summer salmon making fishing on here a real treat.

River Cree

The River Cree rises from Loch moan before taking its path through woodland and moors before joining the sea near Newton Stewart.

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