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Stay on a golf course looking out to sea on Ayrshire's spectacular Coast.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

This is a comfortable Arts and Crafts house with many original features. It is the owner's home, not just a holiday let. It has 3 large double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a cloakroom, 2 sitting rooms with log fires, a large kitchen with all amenities, and separate dining room. There is gas central heating. There is a lawn and decking overlooking the sea. It is on the outskirts of the small harbour town of Girvan. The Railway station, supermarket and leisure centre are all within walking distance. The house is ideal for anyone who wants to explore the Golf courses of Ayrshire, whether the famous Turnberry, which is 4 miles away, Royal Troon, 40 minutes drive away, or the local Girvan course, which surrounds the house. Ayrshire Coastal path can be accessed just along the road, for walkers, and there are castles and coves, spectacular gardens and Galloway Forest park all within easy reach.


Owner
Ruth
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Ruth

I am a single, retired psychologist, who spends my time walking my dog, painting and glass making in my studio over the garage. I may be living in the studio during your stay. It is quite separate from the house.

Ruth purchased this house in 2015

Why Ruth chose Girvan

This is an attractive home near some stunning coast and countryside. Girvan is quiet little harbour town, and the nearest cinema and night life, other than local pubs, is in Ayr, 20 miles away. Enjoy an away-from-it-all walking, cycling or golfing break.

What makes this house unique

Being able to watch the sea from your bedroom, and paddle in it with in 5 minutes of getting out of bed!

Amenities

Girvan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • One with bath and shower over bath, wash basin and toilet. One shower room washbasin toilet. One cloakroom, washbasin, toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 twin, 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Stay on a golf course looking out to sea on Ayrshire's spectacular Coast.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
El Dorado Hills, California
5

Breathtaking views, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed two weeks in this beautiful home in Girvan. The house was flawlessly appointed with absolutely everything you could need. The owner went out of her way to make sure that we had the bed configurations we needed and prestocked the refrigerator with a few items that made our arrival easier. Having the owner nearby in her studio was a plus for us as not only was she able to assist with the occasional logistical question but was simply delightful to get to know! (But she was very cognizant of providing us with privacy during our stay). The local Girvan public golf course was great for our sons and we ran a tab with Maggie at the golf course’s restaurant. I sent my husband and four teen boys over for breakfast and a game of Snooker almost every morning. The town is all walkable but some of the nicer restaurants do require a reservation. Of particular interest to us was the central location of this rental. The historic Turnberry golf resort is just minutes up the road with two spectacular golf courses that rival Pebble Beach for views. We also ventured from Girvan to Hadrian’s Wall, the Isle of Arran and the Dark Sky Observatory. Glasgow is a day trip but Edinburgh is a bit further. The train station in Girvan is very convenient and we should have used it more and will when we return this Summer. I recommend this rental and owner very highly. Go! It’s beautiful, friendly, & relaxing.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house,, stunning view, great for relaxing and trips to the area

  • 5 of 5

We simply loved it!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Prestwick
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Golf club
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Stranraer
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Girvan
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Girvan
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
M77
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Girvan
Nearest Ski
160 Miles
Glencoe
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Girvan
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $132.7

Contact me directly for more details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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