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Quality Self-Catering Accommodation in South Ayrshire - Balcraig House

Maybole, South Ayrshire, UK
  • Chateau / Country House3229 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Large self catering accommodation that allows you to escape to the country

Balbeg Country Holidays is 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 (sleeps 16)

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.

Balcraig House (sleeps 10)

Balcraig House is the magnificent south wing of our own country mansion. Balcraig House has very spacious public rooms, comprising a very large open living room/dining room (30ft x 25ft) with two open fireplaces on opposing ends of the room, and a large south facing conservatory with fantastic views of the hills nearby. Balcraig House can accommodate up to 10 in complete privacy. If, however, you have a large party, Doonans Cottage which sleeps up to 8 is close by.

Doonans Cottage (sleeps 6-8)

Doonans Cottage is a large newly built detached cottage set at the edge of Balbeg Wood. With a large lounge / dining room (wood burning stove) and three bedrooms Doonans Cottage offers spacious bright accommodation for a family group. If, however, you have a larger party, Balcraig House which sleeps up to 10 is close by.

Foxglove Cottage (sleeps 4)

Foxglove Cottage is new built with a high standard of finish throughout. The lounge has a lovely wood burning stove creating an inviting atmosphere. Two bedrooms (one with bunk beds), separate dining room and lounge. Foxglove Cottage is ideal for a family holiday or a couple wanting a relaxing or romantic break.

All bed linen is provided and the properties has all mod cons with TV, DVD, video, CD player etc.

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

- 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.

Property Manager

Lynne Sinclair

Member Since 2004
Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 13, 2018

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      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.

      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

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            Location Type

              • Rural

                Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                    Meals

                      • Guests provide their own meals

                        General

                          • Local Maps
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Fireplace
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Telephone
                          • Thermos Bottle
                          • Tumble Dryer
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet

                            Kitchen

                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Freezer
                              • Blender
                              • Lobster Pot
                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove

                                Dining

                                  • Child's Highchair
                                  • Dining Area
                                  • comfy seating for 16 people

                                    Entertainment

                                      • Games for Kids
                                      • Audio Tape Player
                                      • Books for Adults
                                      • Books for Kids
                                      • CD Player
                                      • DVD Player
                                      • Games
                                      • Books
                                      • Music Library
                                      • Radio
                                      • Stereo
                                      • Television
                                      • Toys
                                      • VCR
                                      • Video Library

                                        Outside

                                          • Child's Swing
                                          • Lawn / Garden
                                          • Patio
                                          • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                          • Terrace

                                            Suitability

                                              • wheelchair inaccessible

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Private Chef

                                                    Attractions

                                                      • museums
                                                      • autumn foliage
                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • forests
                                                      • library
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • churches
                                                      • playground
                                                      • pond
                                                      • recreation center
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • ruins
                                                      • zoo

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • beachcombing
                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • eco tourism
                                                          • gambling casinos
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • outlet shopping
                                                          • paddle boating
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • Babysitter
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • jet skiing
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • fly fishing
                                                                  • freshwater fishing
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • golf privileges optional
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • hunting
                                                                  • ice skating
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • mountain climbing
                                                                  • pier fishing
                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • snorkeling
                                                                  • sound/bay fishing
                                                                  • spelunking
                                                                  • swimming

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                                                                    Location

                                                                    Maybole, South Ayrshire, UK

                                                                    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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                                                                    A £250 housekeeping deposit required.

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