We’ve answered some of the most frequent questions below. If you still have questions, please contact us and we’ll be happy to give you the information you need.

Question 1. Is there a …?
Smart TV Yes
Washing machine Yes
Dishwasher Yes
Freezer Yes
Tumble drier Yes (integrated with washing machine)
Cafetiere Yes
BBQ No
Question 2. Do you provide …?
Towels Yes 1 bath & 1 hand towel per person
Bed linen Yes Duvet covers, sheets & pillowcases plus pillow and mattress protectors
Kitchen linen Yes Tea-towels, hand towel, dish cloth, pot scourer & oven glove
Washing up liquid Yes
Hand soap Yes 1 dispenser at each sink (x3)
Cleaning materials Yes Surface cleaner & toilet cleaner
Dishwasher & laundry Yes Tablets / capsules for both
Cafetiere Yes 6-cup capacity
BBQ No
Kitchen towels Yes
Toilet roll Yes
Dry goods / cooking ingredients / cling film & tinfoil No For peace of mind during COVID-19, all dry goods have been removed
Cot  Yes On request
Question 3. Is the garden enclosed?

Yes, there is a fence around the garden with gate at the entrance and a stile over the fence to the beach. But, the fence has gaps so be aware – determined dogs may find a route out!

Question 4. Is there a limit on the number of dogs?

Yes, we are happy to accept up to 2 dogs on condition that they are never left unattended in the cottage, that they are not allowed in bedrooms or on any furniture and that all dog mess is cleared away safely from the garden and surrounding areas.

Question 5. Can we have guests to stay?

The cottage can sleep 4 people so as long as you don’t exceed that number, you are free to have other people stay with you within the current COVID-19 guidance.

Question 6. Which supermarkets offer delivery?

Shore Cottage is a mile off the main road down a single-track path and you are unlikely to get deliveries from national supermarkets. Some local businesses may deliver on special request. You will easily find all the food and drink products you need in the local shops and businesses dotted around Tarbert and the wider Kintyre area. 

Question 7. Can you recommend places to eat out and/or get takeaway?

Recommendations for restaurants & takeaways in Tarbert are listed on the Explore the Area page.  There are also cafes, restaurants and take-aways in Ardrishaig and Lochgilphead. 

Question 8. Is there anything that you’ve had to remove due to Covid that we might want to bring?

We provide all booked guests with a full inventory for the cottage as well as a reminder of the changes we have made for COVID peace of mind. Currently, the items removed include all books, games, DVDs and DVD player, hairdryers and welcome tray. We hope to re-introduce these items once it is safe to do so.

Question 9. Is there secure outdoor storage for bikes, equipment etc?

There is no covered storage but equipment can be left adjacent to the cottage and could be padlocked to a gate or fence. It is a low-risk area and theft or damage is rare. 

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