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Tide's Reach - Harbourside holidays in SW Scotland – Home 4286964 House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Tide's Reach - Harbourside holidays in SW Scotland – Home 4286964

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly

Description from owner

Description

"Tide's Reach" - formerly know as 'Water's Edge' - is a stylish end townhouse in a unique harbourside development in the picturesque village of Garlieston in the Galloway Machars, Dumfries & Galloway. Rated 4 star by Scottish Country Holidays.

The property sleeps 4 people in one twin and one double (en suite) bedroom. High chair and travel cot available. The spacious open-plan living area includes comfortable lounge, well-equipped modern kitchen and dining area with harbour views. The property has been decorated and furnished to a high standard, with a good level of equipment in the kitchen and throughout. There are sea views from most windows, but particularly from the first floor balcony.

Allocated parking for one vehicle directly outside, plus addtional off street parking nearby.

Situated just a stone's throw from the slipway, 'Tide's Reach' enjoys a peaceful location with a shingle beach and delightful coastal footpaths right on the doorstep. The surrounding area is rich in wildlife (including Wigtown Bay Nature Reserve) and historical interest, such as nearby Whithorn Priory (the earliest Christian foundation in Scotland), and numerous prehistoric standing stones. There is a village shop and pub within easy walking distance .

Presented to a very high standard, this 4-star cottage offers a comfortable base to relax and unwind amongst beautiful, unspoilt countryside, far from the bustle of modern life.

Please note the property only sleeps a maximum of 4 people, and we accept a maximum of two dogs. During peak season, all bookings must run from Saturday to Saturday (exceptions may be made for last minute bookings -please ask). Short breaks are only available at 2 weeks notice between Easter and the end of October and cannot normally span two weeks (apart from last minute bookings).

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
    Bedroom 2: Twin bed
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)

Amenities

  • Grill
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Central heating
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

While there is a bus service linking Garlieston to Wigtown and Newton Stewart, this runs quite infrequently, so your own transport is advisable to enjoy the area to the full.

Interaction with guest

Although we live some distance from the property, we are always on hand by telephone or email should you have any queries or difficulties during your stay (however trivial). There is a detailed information pack in the property with instructions for the various appliances, and suggestions of things to see and do - but if in any doubt, do feel free to give us a ring!

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($68.31) £50.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

A R.
Calendar last updated:
29 Aug 2017
Years listed:
11
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, German

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Reviews

Very Good
8 reviews

Excellent
5
Very Good
3
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0

“We keep going back....beautiful.”

Reviewed 27 Jan 2019

The house is situated adjacent to the quay side overlooking Garlieston Harbour. At high tide you can see boats at their mooring, bobbing about in the harbour. The actual house is a relatively new bu… More

Response from the owner Thank you for the great review, Trevor. So good to hear how much you have enjoyed your stays - and we look forward to welcoming you again very soon!

“Long weekend”

Reviewed 10 May 2018

Great wee terraced house in quiet Garlieston. Well appointed & plenty bathroom facilities(3 to the 2 bedrooms!). No WiFi - but this was not necessarily a bad thing - we certainly talked & la… More

“Brilliant location”

Reviewed 18 Feb 2017

Just arrived home from a fantastic week at tides reach. Picked the keys up as planned and arrived to a beautifully warm retreat. The house is cosy warm and well equipped. What we loved most is there… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of Tide's Reach. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay - especially that the house was nice and warm for your arrival (something we are always concerned about at this time of year. We do hope you will choose to stay with us again, in which case we would be pleased to offer a small discount if you book direct, as a returning customer.

“Great holiday”

Reviewed 8 Jan 2017

Gorgeous,spacious,well equipped house in an idylic location. Thoroughly enjoyed out time there and we will definitely be back.

Response from the owner Thank you for taking the time to write a review - so glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you again!

“Perfect location to explore the beautiful surrounding area”

Reviewed 13 Jun 2016

We found Tides Reach a spacious,welcoming and well equipped house,overall it was immaculate apart from the kitchen bin which was dirty and smelly and the cutlery needs replacing as some of it was rust… More

Response from the owner I do apologise that everything was not 100% as you would wish. I can confirm that the cutlery was replaced in July 2016. When I last visited the kitchen bin was very clean so I can only think this was a one off oversight on the part of our cleaner. A child gate is provided to enclose the rear yard, which most dog owners seem to find adequate. I am sorry you found the hoover heavy - it is comparable to our own at home, which I think is fairly typical. We did have a smaller one, but its cleaning power was nowhere near as good! Although the original village shop closed in 2015, there is another small shop - the Post Office - situated near the village tennis courts, which does carry a good range of basices. I am glad these issues did not prevent you having an enjoyable holiday and that you would consider staying with us again. We do appreciate the feedback.

“A wonderful retreat”

Reviewed 13 Oct 2014

Tides reach is a wonderful home - immaculate, yet warm and homely. It had everything we needed, and more. The location is perfect, alongside the beach in a peaceful , friendly village. There were love… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Thank you!

“Idyllic seaside location, a great place to get away from it all.”

Reviewed 11 May 2014

Waters Edge provides excellent holiday accommodation, clean and well maintained throughout. The balcony overlooking the harbour is a major plus point and we spent many a hour relaxing, taking in the … More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you again very soon, so you can take in even more of the lovely countryside etc.!

“Peaceful Retreat”

Reviewed 19 Apr 2013

Waters Edge is a peaceful retreat, well equipped and cleaned to a high standard.Sitting on the balcony listening to the sea is wonderful. There are plenty of walks along the harbor and through the gar… More

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Send A (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view A the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Or send A (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from A (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

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How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. A (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call A (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact A (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send A (the owner) a message.

If A (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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