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Lynne Sinclair

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay nights
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BALCRAIG HOUSE

Straiton Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Large self catering property

Balbeg Country Holidaysis situated in dramatic scenery in the Southern Uplands of South West Scotland, some 50 miles south of Glasgow and 16 miles from the county town of Ayr. Ideal for large groups, sleeping up to 16 plus 20 in three additional properties on estate.

The quality self catering holiday accommodation forms part of Balbeg Estate, a 300 acre estate which lies on the slopes of the valley of the Water of Girvan about 2 miles south of the delightful conservation village of Straiton. The Estate is sited on the edge of The Galloway Forest Park that offers many outdoor activities including hill walking, mountain biking and fishing.

Enjoy the country life yet still remain within easy reach of Ayr (30 minutes) and all other Ayrshire attractions

Rabbie Burns Lodge is a uniquely designed and quality built lodge constructed on site from Scottish timber.

Offering all modern conveniencies the lodge sleeps 16 in 7 bedrooms (2 ensuite). There are also 2 additional shower rooms.

The lodge has a well equipped and stylish kitchen with ample dishes/utensils to cater for 16. There is a large lounge/dining area with seating for 16 at tables and ample lounge seating. There is also extra seating available in the spacious entrance hallway.

All bed linen is provided and the property has all mod cons with TV, DVD, video, CD player etc. The most appealing feature of Rabbie Burns Lodge is the quality of the accommodation and the spacious feel.

This spacious feeling extends outside as the property has a large wooden decking all round with garden chairs, benches and tables. Beyond the Lodge there are 300 acres of woodland, hill, river and meadow to explore.

Being situated in a 300 acre estate you will have ample space to explore with the following attractions:

- Kids playpark

- Adventure playground

- Acres of woodland walks

- Large nature pond with nature hide

- Large playing field including football pitch

- Stabling for horses

- Hill walks

Although you can enjoy the rural setting of Balbeg Estate it is situated only 30 minutes from Ayr and even closer to many of Ayrshire's most popular tourist attractions.

- Culzean Castle and Country Park (15 minutes)

- Robert Burns Heritage Park (30 minutes)

- Turnberry Hotel and Golf Course (20 minutes)

- Royal Troon Golf Course (40 minutes)

- The Galloway Forest Park (5 minutes)

- Isle of Arran (2 hours via Ardrossan by ferry)

Further beyond

- Glasgow incl Science Centre, museums (1 hour)

- Edinburgh incl Castle, Royal Yacht Brittania (2 hours)

- Stranraer and Wigtownshire (1 hour)

Visit Balbeg - relax and explore the beauty of Ayrshire and beyond.

More Details

Details for Balcraig House 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

Balcraig House is the stunning wing of an Ayrshire Country Mansion. The house has spacious living areas with a very large living room/dining area (over 30 ft by 25 ft) with two open fireplaces on opposing ends of the room, and a large south facing conservatory with fantastic views of the hills nearby. The kitchen is newly fitted and has all appliances including double oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, large fridge/freezer . Balcraig House sleeps up to 10 as follows: *One king sized room with en-suite facilities. *One family room sleeping up to 4. *One single twin bedded room. *Sofabed in recess of lounge. All bed linen is provided and the property has all mod cons with 2 TVs, DVDs, videos, CD players etc.
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Lynne Sinclair

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2004
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Glasgow, Prestwick
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Troon
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Maybole
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
M77
Nearest Beach
16 Miles
Ayr
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Black Bull, Straiton
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Aviemore
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Turnberry
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Black Bull, Straiton

Hill walking

Golfing - Turnberry 20 minutes, Royal Troon 40 minutes

Cycling

Fishing

Shooting

Swimming (8 miles)

Burns Heritage Park

Culzean Castle

Glasgow - 1 hour

Ayr - 30 minutes

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Availability & Rates

Straiton Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

No rental rates available - please contact the owner

Amenities

Straiton Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Telephone
  • Firewood
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Local Activities Guide
Kitchen:
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Family bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Well equiped and stylish
    Ensuite shower room - toilet , shower , Ensuite
    Cloakroom toilet - toilet , Downstairs toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King sized ensuite - 1 king , Large ensuite
    Family bedroom - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Ample space for all
    Twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Large twin bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofabed in lounge
  • The 3 upstairs room offer ample space in the country house. For additional sleeping accommodation the sofabed in the lounge can be used. Others in the house can stay up late in the separate conservatory.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Radio
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Child's Swing
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • zoo
  • recreation center
  • museums
  • forests
  • cinemas
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • churches
  • live theater
  • pond
  • library
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • gambling casinos
  • bird watching
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • ice skating
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • mountain biking
  • jet skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • golf
  • snorkeling
  • golf privileges optional
  • spelunking
  • fishing

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