BANKHEAD HOUSE - self catering for up to 6 people


“The house is a gem, comfortable and relaxed in lovely, quirky Gardenstown. We’ve all had a fantastic time, a truly memorable holiday. And the studio – what a treat!” 

An 18th Century granite house located in the heart of the old village, Bankhead provides bright and characterful three bedroom accommodation with views over the village to the sea and glorious sunsets.

As an added attraction, the house includes a complementary art studio for sole use of guests – a great escape for adults or a relaxed messy space for kids to make a masterpiece too!

Originally the village ironmongers, the house is decorated in soft whites and greens to reflect the landscape. It's just minutes from all the best bits that Gardenstown offers – the delightful village harbour, pebble beach with soaring sandstone cliffs, friendly local pub and of course the sea, with its ever-changing moods and colours.



• 1 double room
• 2 twin rooms
• Separate wc and shower rooms
• Bright 1st floor living/dining room with daybed/sofa
• Well equipped galley kitchen
• Ground floor studio with tables, chairs, easel – perfect for work or play
• Freshly laundered towels and bed linen
• Wood burner in living/dining room, central heating throughout
• Painted original floorboards and rugs throughout
• TV/DVD player and radio/CD player
• Free Wifi 
• Washing machine
• Drop off directly outside, parking a few minutes’ walk away
• Complementary coffee, tea, sugar, washing up liquid and toilet rolls
• Selection of board games and books
• Stair gates
• Cot/baby bath/high chair/booster seat/child carrier on request
• No smoking
• Studio is ground floor but accommodation is on the 1st and 2nd floors – not suitable for those with restricted mobility
• Pets by pre-arrangement only


Double bedroom

Living / dining room with wood burner


Galley kitchen                       Living/dining room

First twin bedroom 

Second twin bedroom

Complementary studio space 



Charges below are for 7 nights, running from Saturday to Saturday unless by prior arrangement. We also offer a reduced weekly rate at certain times, for guests using only 1 bedroom. Charges are for the whole house and studio (this also applies to the reduced rate charge).

Bankhead Charges Weekly Reduced Rate
Jan 2nd - March 19th 2016 £360 £270
Easter March 19th- April 16th 2016 £480 n/a
April 16th- June 11th 2016 £430 £330
June 11th - Sept 24th 2016 £530 n/a
Sept 24th - Dec 24th 2016 £360 £275
Christmas week Dec 24th-31st 2016 £520 n/a

New Year week Dec 31st 2016 - Jan 7th 2017

£550 n/a

Winter Warmer £60 per room per night
For couples and singles looking for a short break during our off-season, still with exclusive use of the house and studio

Please be aware mobile signals are limited in this part of the village.


"Thank you for a truly idyllic stay and retreat"

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Please contact us to discuss availability, special deals and your personal booking requirements.

You can download a Booking Form and Terms and Conditions by clicking here.


Booking is confirmed upon receipt of a £150 deposit, the remainder to be paid 6 weeks before arrival, please see terms and conditions page. We accept payment by cheque, bank transfer or PayPal, or you can pay by credit card or Paypal by clicking on the deposit button below.

We look forward to hearing from you!