Accommodation - BayView Backhouse

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The accommodation has Total Control electric heating,
is fully double glazed and consists of:

  • Off-road parking

  • Entrance area with hanging space for outdoor clothing

  • Stairs lead to a fully equipped galley kitchen having an electric hob, grill and oven, a fridge with integral freezer, microwave, toaster and a full range of crockery and glass

  • Living/Dining area with 2 recliner chairs, table & chairs

  • T.V., DVD and radio

  • Partial WiFi

  • Bath with shower, heated towel rail and electric shaver point

  • Separate W.C. with a washing machine, tumble drier and heated towel rail

  • Bedroom with twin beds

  • Quality towels, duvets, linen and pillows are provided

The Back House is only suitable for two people.

There is a secluded garden seated area overlooking Kilbrannan Sound available for guests.

Dogs are allowed by prior arrangement with the owner.
(Please read the Conditions on the Booking Form)

Smoking is not permitted in the flat.


Pirnmill is on the west coast of the Isle of Arran, approximately 16 miles from Brodick, the main village on the island.
Pirnmill's post office and village shop is a five minute stroll along the road or the beach.
A mobile butcher's van visits the house every Friday.
There is a well-recognised restaurant and church in the village.
The "local" - Catacol Bay Hotel - is four miles to the north, offering a varied menu and garden tables overlooking Kilbrannan Sound and Kintyre.

Arran is reached by Caledonian MacBrayne car ferries from either Ardrossan to Brodick on the MV Caledonian Isles (55 minutes) or Cloanaig to Lochranza on the MV Loch Tarbert (30 minutes).
It is important to book your car on the Brodick ferry, especially during the summer months (call 08705 650000 or visit Bookings are not taken for the Lochranza ferry.

Directions to the Back House from Brodick
From Brodick pier, turn right and follow the A841 through Brodick. Shortly after leaving the village the road takes a sharp right turn. Follow the B880 which is straight ahead on the crown of the bend. Follow this road, called The String, for 5 miles over the hill and down the other side. Go carefully so as not to miss a right turn signed to Machrie and Pirnmill. This takes you for 3 miles over Machrie Moor to the west coast where you turn right onto the A841 to Pirnmill. It is now 6 miles to the Back House. On passing the village sign you will see on your right, surrounded by fields, Bayview House and the Back House. Draw in behind the house. The journey is about 30 minutes.

Bayview from the air

Bayview from the air

Directions to the Back House from Lochranza
Turn right off the ferry and follow the A841 for 6 miles. Having passed through Pirnmill village, Bayview House and the Back House are on your left, surrounded by fields. The journey time is approximately 15 minutes.

Bus travel to the Back House
Visitors using public transport will find that local bus services will drop them outside the door. Just ask the driver for Bayview House. The North Island bus service 324, which connects with all ferries, leaves from Brodick ferry terminal. Foot passengers from Cloanaig may take this service at Lochranza.
For more information go to or telephone 0870 6082608

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