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Gran’s Cottage, Brodick

  • is a 400 yr old characterful cottage
  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome £25pw
  • WiFi
  • Saturday changeovers
  • Large enclosed garden.
  • Licence NA00075F
  • EPC Band G

One of the most appealing features of this well equipped cottage is its easy proximity to all Brodick village attractions and facilities. There are many good walks close by and the Auchrannie resort with pool and spa is only a few minutes away.
We have many repeat visitors who have been coming to Gran’s Cottage for years. We do hope to welcome new holidaymakers to this lovely property!

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    Gran’s Cottage is a 400 year old crofter’s cottage, beautifully renovated with 2 quaint double bedrooms – perfect for your luxury, self-catering holiday.  Situated in the idyllic, peaceful surroundings of Glen Rosa, it is secluded but not isolated as Glen Rosa is only 2 miles from the main village and ferry port, Brodick, on the Isle of Arran.

    Gran’s Cottage is ideal for a romantic hide-away, for walkers, for honeymooners or for dog-lovers. Imagine yourself relaxing in front of the wood-burner, after soaking in the bath, following a day’s walking in the countryside enjoying breathtaking views of an unforgettable spot.

    Unforgettable cottage

    This luxury cottage is fully equipped with free wi-fi and digital t.v. and benefits from an enclosed private garden and driveway. It has been sypathetically restored to included all modern conveniences whilst maintaining its charm and character. The Scottish Tourist Board has graded this cottage at 4 stars, meaning of excellent standard throughout.

    Unforgettable location

    Arran is a beautiful island off the South West of Scotland. Despite having plenty of restaurants, bars and amenities, it is largely unspoilt with numerous walks, golf courses and the best of Scottish wildlife.  The garden of Gran’s Cottage has regular visitors of pheasants, rabbits and red squirrels and further into Glen Rosa, red deer roam the hills and golden eagles police the skies.


    Gran’s Cottage is equipped to a high standard with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, microwave, ceramic hobs, electric oven, toaster and coffee machine.  The bathroom includes a bath and in-bath electric shower. Gran’s has electric storage heaters throughout, together with a wood-burner in the living room. Hairdryer and iron included.

    Beds, linen and towels

    Gran’s Cottage has two bedrooms with double beds (these are attic bedrooms so the ceiling does slope but this adds to the charm of the cottage!)  Beds are made up on arrival with high threadcount eqyptian cotton sheets. Large, soft bath towels, hand towels and tea towels are also provided.


    Dogs are welcome in the Cottage and indeed, the enclosed garden and surrounding location is perfect for them. We do charge an additional cleaning fee of £25 for dogs and this is on the condition that they are kept downstairs, kept off of the furniture and that you bring their own beds.

    Cots and high chairs

    A travel cot and high chair is available at no extra cost.

    TV and broadband

    The lounge has a TV with freeview satellite channels and a DVD.  Gran’s also has fibre broadband connection and wi-fi is available for free.

    Parking and garden

    Gran’s Cottage has private off-road parking for up to 2 cars.  The garden is private and fully enclosed with a patio table and chairs.

    Welcome provisions

    In addition to towels and bedding, toiletries are also provided free of charge.  These consist of shampoo, conditioner  and soap all made locally at the exclusive Arran Aromatics. Tea, coffee and sugar is also provided, together with kitchen roll, toilet paper, dishwasher tablets, washing powder and other cleaning materials.

    Local amenities

    The village of Brodick is just 2 miles from Glen Rosa which has a number of restaurants, pubs and two supermarkets.  The larger Co-operative supermarket at the ferry terminal is open from 7am till 10pm every day. The nearet pub/restaurant is 25 minutes walk from Gran’s, just over a mile.

    How to get there

    Ferries can be booked at and directions from the Brodick ferry terminal to Gran’s Cottage are shown on the contact us page.  At peak times of year, it is advisable to book the ferry in advance if you are bringing your car.

  • Address: Gran's Cottage, Glen Rosa, Brodick
  • Post Code: KA27 8DF
  • Village: Brodick