Firpoint - Rockcliffe

Code: FI04ST

Holiday property description


Free Golf for Firpoint Guests*


Firpoint is a gem of a cottage in a coastal setting. With spectacular views over Rough Island and Hestan Island to the Solway Firth, this recently refurbished cottage is an oasis of tranquility in the beautiful village of Rockcliffe. The local sandy beach is perfect for exploring rock pools and building castles.

The nearby village of Kippford, situated on the estuary of the River Urr, has two hotels with bars and restaurants, and is a pleasant coastal walk, or short drive, from Rockcliffe. Local towns of Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, also have restaurants and shops. 

The Solway Coast has spectacular views of the sea, the Lake District and rolling hills, and is a paradise for walkers, cyclists and bird-watchers. 

The Forestry Commission Woodlands, RSPB Mersehead and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Caerlaverock are nearby, as are several golf courses including Colvend and the Championship Links at Southerness. The 7Stanes mountain bike network is also nearby, in addition to quiet lanes and coastal routes for cyclists of all abilities. 

The cottage has recently been completely refurbished and updated, with double glazing, central heating and a wood-burning stove providing cosy accommodation throughout the year. 

The cottage provides accommodation for 6 people over one floor, comprising of one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a family bathroom including free-standing bath and luxury shower. A further small double bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with luxury shower.  

The light open-plan lounge/dining/kitchen has spectacular views of the sea. The utility room has an integrated fridge/freezer, a dishwasher and a washer/drier and this room leads out to a large decked area, also with spectacular views of the coast and wonderful sunsets. 

The large front garden is lawned, with shrubs and trees. The rear of the property is landscaped to provide a barbecue area and second large, and sheltered, decked area. 

Firpoint combines superior accommodation with superb views and a large private garden in a quiet and picturesque village, perfect for both a relaxing break or an active holiday


*Guests staying at Firpoint can take advantage of free golf at nearby Colvend Golf Club. Colvend is an attactive 18 hole parkland course near the popular beach at Sandyhills, offering stunning views across the Solway and inland to the Galloway hills. This offer is for up to 4 players and must be booked directly through the clubhouse. For more details on the course visit :- Please state interest on booking.


Short breaks are accepted; Friday - Monday or Monday - Friday excluding Christmas, New Year. 

Security  Deposit £150 

Accommodation for 6 on one floor:  Open plan sitting room/Dining area with wood burning stove, spacious modern Kitchen; Double Bedroom with ensuite shower room; Double Bedroom; Twin Bedroom; Bathroom with separate shower; utility room.
Services: Oil central heating * Bed linen and towels provided * Electric hob and double oven * Microwave * Dishwasher * Washing machine * Fridge/Freezer * TV * Travel cot * Wood burning stove (with initial supply of logs during autumn & winter months) * Large garden * Secure bike storage for up to 6 bikes * Parking for 2 cars * Sorry No Dogs permitted * No Smoking in the house




How to find us

Barcloy Road
Dumfries & Galloway

Firpoint - Rockcliffe

Code: FI04ST

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






Wash Machine

Bed Linen Cost Incl

Heating Cost Incl

Tumble Dryer

Sky TV



Sofa Beds 0

Single Beds 2

Double Beds 2

Showers 2

Bathrooms 2



Firpoint Reviews

5 star review

What a beautifully refurbished bungalow. Very modern with lovely furnishings. Everything about the bungalow was wonderful. The gardens were lovely with plenty of seating areas and fabulous views. Couldn't fault the place. Wouldn't hesitate to book it again.
3 weeks ago
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5 star review

4 weeks ago
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5 star review

Really thankful that the cottage is equipped for holidaying in 2017. So much easier to relax when all facilities are explained and almost brand new. Very quiet situation with a view looking down over the other cottages towards the sea.
Great to hear that you had a wonderful holiday, hope you can make another visit in 2018
Munro family, St Annes on Sea
9 months ago
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5 star review

Our first stay at Firpoint , really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere with great views , walks , golf and mountain biking , we will definitely be back :)
Richard Mills
10 months ago
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5 star review

Firpoint is a stunning property and very spacious, loved the décor and that bathroom! The owners have made a fabulous job of the renovation and I love their story. Like us we have visited the area for many years and just love Rockcliffe. The scenery is to die for and that sea view is amasing. We all had a fabulous week. Lovely walks on your doorstep, a perfect location. Thank you
Elaine Jukes, Newcastle upon Tyne
11 months ago
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5 star review

Great location, clean, and very well presented. The only thing lacking was an electric shaving point, so if you need one, you will need to bring a plug!
11 months ago
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5 star review

Excellent house in a lovely location - we were really pleased with it. Spacious property which was clean and bright and very relaxing. Very quiet area. Would definitely return.
So pleased you enjoyed yourself! Firpoint is a lovely property.
11 months ago
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