At a glance

  • Property code: FA03ST
  • Area: Dumfries & Galloway
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Dogs allowed: Yes
  • Changeover day: Saturday


Internet Access Pets Allowed Sea View

Fairport - KIPPFORD

Code: FA03ST

Holiday property description

A detached two storey house situated just behind the main street in Kippford. The house has a first-floor balcony commanding superb views over the village and river and with a private, totally enclosed, paved courtyard garden to the rear.
Situated in one of the most popular villages in the Stewartry, Fairport provides excellent family accommodation close to the village facilities including two pub/hotels a seasonal shop and village hall. A very popular sailing centre with a marina and yacht club, the village is set in spectacular surroundings and would make an ideal base for exploring the area. There are several sandy beaches within easy access, sailing on the river and estuary or on nearby Loch Ken, excellent walking and cycling country (including part of the 7Stanes mountain bike network within a 5 minute drive) and within easy reach of a number of golf courses including the championship links course at Southerness.
Post Code: DG5 4LN 

Fairport is let Saturday - Saturday, sorry we are unable to accept short breaks. 

Security Deposit £150  
Guest Comments

'We book Fairport Cottage in Kippford through Discover Scotland just about every year. Their standard of customer service is just exceptional, the people at the office are friendly and very efficient when we need to speak to them, and booking with them is so easy. The cottage is a very good standard too. Spacious and comfortable with absolutely everything needed for a family holiday. With two pubs on the doorstep' Mrs CH April 2017

Accommodation for 6 on two floors:
Ground floor: Hall; Twin bedroom; Double bedroom; Kitchen with Dining area off, and French doors to the front; Utility room; Bathroom with shower over the bath. First floor: Landing; Living room - L shaped with door to balcony commanding superb views to the south and west; Master bedroom with French doors to the balcony and Shower room off.
Services: * Central heating * Bed linen and towels included * Washing machine * Drier * Fridge * Freezer * Dishwasher * Electric oven and halogen hob * Microwave * TV with Sky Freeview and DVD player * Wifi * Radio * Cot and High chair available on request * One parking space to the side of the house - additional car parking within 1 minute walk * Enclosed "quarry" garden to the rear with garden furniture and gas BBQ * Balcony (off first floor living room and master bedroom) * Mobile reception in some rooms * Maximum 2 well behaved dogs with own bedding. Sorry: NO SMOKING. 

Extras: £20 per dog per week.       


How to find us

Dumfries & Galloway

Fairport - KIPPFORD

Code: FA03ST

Please note that the above map is used to indicate the general location of the holiday property. As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

External Features

Sea View

Water view

Walk to Pub

Walk to Shops

Mountain View

Beach walk




Bicycle Storage



Garden Furniture

Garden Enclosed



Wheelchair Access

Internal Features

Open fire


High Chair


CD Player

DVD Player

Colour TV

Mobile Reception






Wash Machine

Bed Linen Cost Incl

Heating Cost Incl

Sofa Beds 0

Single Beds 2

Double Beds 2

Showers 2

Bathrooms 2

Tumble Dryer

Sky TV





Fairport Reviews

2 star review

We thought the house was well equipped and furnished. The location and upside down layout was not to our taste.
Thanks for the review, sorry to hear that the layout was not quite what you wanted but do hope that you still had a lovely holiday.
Margaret Thompson, Beverley, East Yorkshire
3 weeks ago
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5 star review

Lovely house,very clean and very quiet with lovely views from upstairs lounge over the estuary. We would certainly stay again we really enjoyed our holiday.
1 month ago
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4 star review

Good accommodation, well presented, one or two minor concerns pointed out in a note to owner. The property was behind a pub, with rubbish bins and some rather unsavoury bins full of water and other things clearly visible. Would I go to Kippford again, yes; would I use the same property, probable not, which is a pity because it was not for reasons the owners could resolve.
Thank you for your review,.  We are sorry that the house was not quite what you wanted but hopefully we will be able to help you with your future holiday plans.
2 months ago
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2 star review

Lovely views from the lounge and balcony and overall very comfortable. Location of pub very convenient as only a few hundred yards away. However the property requires some maintenance to the double glazed units and the rear garden needs tidying up.
Thank you for the feedback, the repair of the wiindows wasrequested earlier in the year but the contractors have let the owners down,  another contractor has been asked to underake the repairs.
4 months ago
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