|Space||3,229 sq. ft.|
|Property type||chateau / country house|
|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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.
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)
- 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.
Golfing - Turnberry 20 minutes, Royal Troon 40 minutes
Swimming (8 miles)
Burns Heritage Park
Glasgow - 1 hour
Ayr - 30 minutes