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Accommodation is on ground and first floors. South-facing windows look over the estuary below ensuring both lovely views and plenty of natural light.  


Kitchen/dining room


The kitchen / dining room measures 19'x11' approx.  It includes a recently-installed, bespoke kitchen, with electric cooker, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, washing machine, and larder, as well as extendable dining table which seats 8+ (new table not shown in pictures).


Sitting room and reading room


The large (25’x12' approx) sitting room has an open fireplace, comfortable seating and Smart TV with DVD player.  The connected reading room has comfy sofas beside south-facing French windows leading out onto the deck, and affords lovely views over the valley.  


Sun porch


There is a small sun porch beside the front door, with views over the valley below.  This is an ideal place for a quiet breakfast on cooler spring and summer mornings.


Main Bedroom


Upstairs, the main bedroom has a 5 ft double bed, single sofa-bed and washbasin, with two chests of drawers and a hanging cupboard.  Windows face south and west.


Bedroom 2


Bedroom 2 has both a double and a sturdy 3' x 6'6'' bunk bed, with a curtain to divide the two if required. Chest of drawers.  Windows face south and east.




The bathroom, with east-facing window, provides a washstand, bath and separate shower unit.


Rathgar kitchen
Rathgar dining room
Rathgar sitting room and reading room
Rathgar - Main Bedroom
Bedroom 2
Rathgar - Spare Bedroom
Castle bedroom
Castle bathroom

Bedroom 3 - The "Castle"


Named after our long-serving builder, the "Castle" is set apart (c.10 meters) from the main house, comprising double bedroom (5 ft bed) with ensuite shower room (shower, loo, baisin and tumble dryer), providing ideal accommodation for visiting friends or family.  The Castle underwent a complete renovation in 2017.


Other facilities 


A separate W.C. and airing cupboard are also upstairs.  An immersion heater in the airing cupboard heats water.  


The kitchen, sitting room and hall all have night storage heaters, making the cottage suitable for out-of-season holidays too.  


A cot is available by prior arrangement.  


A telephone is available, but visitors are asked please to leave money for any calls made.  Broadband is available free of charge, subject to reasonable usage.  Utility costs are included in the rent.


Duvets and pillows are provided on each bed (including the sofabed), however visitors are asked to bring their own sheets, duvet covers, pillowcases and towels.  Both double beds are standard doubles.  


If you would like to hire out bed linen, towels, etc. we can put you in touch with a local bed-making service. Please contact us or further details.


A cot is available upon request, however you would need to bring (or hire) linen for it.