Shilfa beach house - holiday accommodation at Carrick shore, Dumfries and Galloway
Spacious beach house with verandah at Carrick Shore near Gatehouse of Fleet

Shilfa, Carrick Shore,
Gatehouse of Fleet, DG7 2DT

“Shilfa” is a spacious beach house with a verandah, only a stone’s throw from the beautiful Carrick Shore. Birdlife abounds (“Shilfa” means chaffinch). This well insulated cedar house is an ideal base, Summer or Winter, providing a peaceful haven to enjoy the natural beauty and charm of the Stewartry area. For many of the “Shilfa” guests, one visit is rarely enough.

View of Fleet Isles and Galloway hills from verandah

The accommodation

  • Wonderfully spacious livingroom (15’ x 21’ 6”)
  • Open plan well fitted kitchen
  • 1 Double bedroom
  • 1 Twin bedded room
  • Bath, separate shower, w.c. and sink
  • Patio doors to verandah for alfresco dining
  • Lockable garden shed for bikes
  • Extensive garden with secret pathways to quiet reading bench

House Rules
Sorry, NO PETS.
NO SMOKING inside the property.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 4 (plus a baby)


“Our 20th visit, it must be good!” – Stockton On Tees

“Another fantastic stay at Shilfa. We love this place.” – Selby

“Had an amazing time, wonderful views and great to see the night sky!” – Glasgow

“Never has time gone so fast while taking life so slowly – brilliant” – Selby

“Fantastic fortnight ! Weather superb. Wildlife superb as well” – Kendal

“Be it fair or stormy weather Shilfa always remains a treasure”

House Facilities Included

  • Fridge Freezer
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing facilities
  • TV, DVD, CD Stereo, radio
  • Electric cooker, microwave
  • Night storage heating

House Facilities Available By Request

  • Cot – no extra charge (N.B. Guests are asked to provide their own cot bedding.)
  • Highchair – no extra charge
  • Linen – £20 per stay. Includes sheets, pillowcases & duvet covers for number of beds required .
  • House Towels – no extra charge but require to be specifically requested. Please bring your own beach towels.

Arrival & Departure
: Arrival is expected from 4.00pm onwards. Please depart by 10.00am prompt.