Arran Holiday Retreats

Silverburn Farmhouse


Silverburn Farmhouse is located in the coastal village of Whiting Bay on the Isle of Arran.


The farmhouse was originally a small worker's cottage and this part of the house has a cosy living room with a wood-burning stove and is full of character features. 

With a modern extension, the farmhouse now offers plenty of space for extended family groups or for 2 families to share. 

Silverburn faces the sea and captures the morning light with wonderful open views; and the property is tucked away at the end of a quiet road although within easy reach of the village amenities.



Silverburn Farmhouse is available as a self-catering holiday let for a maximum of 8 guests (plus a baby sleeping in a cot). Kindly note that this property may only be occupied by the guests listed on the booking form and it is not available as a wedding or party venue.  

There are 2 staircases with separate sleeping accommodation. On one side of the house, there is a double bedroom and a twin bedroom. On the other side of the house, there is a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a family bathroom. 


Ground floor: Bathroom off the hallway with a large shower, toilet and wash-hand basin.

First floor: Family bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower cubicle, toilet and wash-hand basin.  

Kitchen / Utilities

The farmhouse is fully equipped for self-catering with a ceramic hob & electric oven, dishwasher, microwave and a kitchen table & chairs.  There is a washing machine and clothes airer located in the integral garage and a rotary airer in the garden.

All crockery, cooking utensils, pots and pans, small appliances, baking equipment, cutlery and glassware are included.


There is a large open plan living area with a comfortable seating area with leather sofas, flatscreen TV, DVD player and a wood-burning stove (with logs provided) and a separate dining area.  

There is a separate snug with TV and DVD player, ideal for the children or a quiet place to read.


Bed linen and towels are provided (please bring own beach towels).  Tablecloths, tea towels, oven gloves and cleaning cloths are provided.

Utilities / Essentials

All electricity, oil-fired central heating and logs for the wood burner are included.  The house is equipped with fibre-optics broadband.  Please be aware that the mobile phone reception is variable with all service providers. 

A starter supply of household cleaning essentials is included, i.e. washing powder, dishwasher tablets, cleaning products and toilet tissue.  


The farmhouse is surrounded by established gardens and includes a terrace with fabulous views of the bay. There is a big grassy area and the property is situated at the end of a quiet road with no passing traffic so children can play safely. 


There is ample private parking on the gravel driveway.  


Board games and books are provided in the snug.


For the comfort of all our guests, pets are not permitted in this property or in the grounds.


Smoking is not permitted in this property.


All the bedrooms are located on the first floor, so this property may not be suitable for wheelchair users.

Local Area

There is a long sandy beach, perfect for beachcombing and exploring rock pools exposed at low tide. Nearby you will discover the spectacular Glenashdale Falls and there are numerous forestry and coastal trails to explore.

Silverburn Farmhouse is located in the village of Whiting Bay. There is a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and is self-contained with a useful range of small independent stores and services for easy living. For more information please follow this link to our 'Foodies' page.

The Shore and Felicity's at Bar Eden are recommended for morning coffee and food to go; and Felicity's also offers a lunch and dinner menu together with an underground bar with pool table and TV.  The nearby Coffee Pot is also recommended for home-baking and lunches.  

For family entertainment, the Village Hall plays host to an eclectic range of local bands, visiting musicians and ceilidhs.  For art lovers, the Arran Art Gallery displays a wonderful selection of local and Scottish artwork.  

Things to do nearby

A mini island guide is available from the menu at the top of the page with information on lots of things to see and do.

Changeover day

The standard changeover day is a Saturday, but this is flexible in the quieter months. Arrival time from 4pm. Departure time by 10am. 

Short Breaks

Short breaks are available outside of peak holiday periods with a minimum of 3 nights, subject to availability.

Weekly Rates

From £780 to £1,080 for up to 8 guests. There is also a security/"Good Housekeeping" deposit of £200 payable with the balance. This deposit is returned within 7 days of departure, subject to any charges for excess cleaning or breakages.  

Booking Info

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