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Garret Cottage, Whiting Bay, Isle Of Arran KA27

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Property features

  • Charming detached cottage, Whiting Bay
  • Walk-in condition
  • Unrestricted sea views
  • Desirable village location
  • Off-road parking
  • Ideal retiral or starter home

Property description

Welcome to Garret Cottage, a charming detached cottage located in the picturesque Whiting Bay on the stunning Isle of Arran. This delightful property offers a unique upside-down living arrangement, where the bedroom is situated on the ground floor, providing a peaceful retreat, while the reception room is located upstairs, offering lovely views and a cosy atmosphere.

With one bedroom and one bathroom, this cottage is perfect for those seeking a tranquil and easy-to-maintain home. The property boasts 909 sq ft of living space, providing ample room for comfortable living. Additionally, there is parking available for up to two vehicles, ensuring convenience for you and your guests.

Imagine waking up in your cosy bedroom, to enjoy your morning coffee in the kitchen/dining area with its charming views. It is the perfect island bolt hole in the centre of this thriving village. Historically, Garret Cottage has been a very popular holiday let however the accommodation and storage within also make it and ideal starter or retiral home.

The majority of the contents can be included in this sale by negotiation.

Garrett Cottage is in a wonderful position being on the roadside of the shore, near all the village amenities of Whiting Bay and the bus stop only a few yards away from the property.
Local amenities include shops, pub and restaurants, petrol station, the playing field at Sandbraes as well as a bowling green and an 18 hole golf course. Whiting Bay has its own primary school, the secondary school being at Lamlash to which pupils are conveyed daily by bus.

Don't miss the opportunity to own this lovely cottage in Whiting Bay - a true gem on the Isle of Arran. Contact us today to arrange a viewing and start envisioning your life in this idyllic setting.

Entrance Porch (2.08 x 1.08 (6'9" x 3'6"))

Entrance to Garret cottage is by a really useful porch to the side of the property, the ideal space for storing outdoor gear and cloaks.

Kitchen (3.20m x 5.89m (10'5" x 19'3" ))

A door from the entrance porch opens into the spacious breakfasting kitchen, fully fitted with a generous mixture of floor and wall mounted timber units, integrated oven, grill and hob with complementary worktop. There is also plumbing for a washing machine and a space for a freestanding fridge freezer. The dining area off the kitchen in this cottage is a delightful feature, offering a cosy alcove with stunning views to the sea.
To the rear of the kitchen a door leads into the hallway with a large walk-in cupboard

Bedroom (2.50m x 3.78m (8'2" x 12'4" ))

The double bedroom is on the ground floor to the front of the cottage and is generously proportioned with a built-in wardrobe. This room benefits from the fantastic view over the front garden across to the sea.

Bathroom (2.74m x 1.98m (8'11" x 6'5" ))

The modern bathroom to the rear of the cottage is partially tiled and fitted with a white suite with shower over the bath.

Lounge (5.89m x 5.91m (19'3" x 19'4" ))

Stairs at the rear of the kitchen lead to the upper floor to a large and open plan lounge/dining area. The room is full of light and providing the cottage with an extensive and flexible living space for dining, entertaining and home office.


Access from the road is by means of a gravel driveway that leads up to the property, where there is ample space for parking and turning. At the front the cottage there is a paviour walk way and a patio area for alfresco dining - the perfect spot for enjoying a morning coffee and the peaceful seaside views.
To the rear, a few steps lead to the securely fenced terraced lawn area with a small paviour patio area and drying green, catching the afternoon evening sun.


Garret Cottage is connected to mains water and electricity, kitchen waste is to mains drainage and bathroom waste is to a septic tank located in the grounds. Heating and hot water is by an oil fired bolier located in the kitchen, supplying radiators throughout.

Floor Plan

Floor plan is not to scale and is to be used for guidance only. Room sizes are approximate and overall

Viewings By Appointment

Please note that viewings are strictly by appointment.
The vendor or their agent reserves the right to accept any offer at any time without prior notice being given. However the agent will, so far as is reasonably possible, advise all prospective purchasers who have notified the agents of their intention to offer, of any closing date and time which may be set. These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they should not form or constitute any part of any contract.

Cal Mac Travel Details

If you intend to travel to Arran from the mainland and want to bring your own transport please contact Caledonian MacBrayne to reserve the car and check that the ferry is sailing to timetable on the day of travel.
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Property info

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Property value data/graphs for KA27

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £359,991 £216 3.5 £364,590
Semi-detached £193,589 £253 2.8 £203,750
Terraced £230,481 £262 2.7 £345,000
Flats £208,616 £171 2.7 -

Current asking prices in KA27

Average: £246,622
Avg. current asking prices in KA27
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £169,750
Flats £270,000
- - - -
All £184,071

Current asking rents in KA27

Avg. current asking prices in KA27
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - - - -
Flats - - - - -
All - - - - -

Fun facts for KA27

Highest value in KA27
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran KA27 £374,291
Glen Avenue £347,687
Kildonan, Isle of Arran KA27 £320,721
Brodick, Isle of Arran KA27 £293,458
Lochranza, Isle of Arran KA27 £293,073
Highest turnover in KA27
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Glencraig Place 54.5%
Glen Court 44.4%
Kinloch Court 36.8%
Glen Avenue 33.3%
Kilbride Road 30.0%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,070 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 21,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
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Gas £24 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £76/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 9500 kWh/year
Electricity: 3500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

North Ayrshire

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £193 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

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