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Quality Self-Catering Accommodation in South Ayrshire - Doonans Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow



Doonans Cottage

Doonans Cottage is a luxury 3 bedroom cottage with one bedroom ensuite. The cottage is newly refurbished to a high specification with quality fittings throughout. The cottage has 3 large bedrooms - one double (ensuite) and two twin bedded rooms. The cottage is central heated and double glazed. The lounge/dining room which is 25 ft long has a wood burner, television, DVD player, video player, CD player and dining table. You will be impressed by how well equipped the cottage is. The kitchen has been newly fitted with integrated appliances - washing/dryer, dish washer, large fridge freezer, microwave, toaster etc. The cottage is all on one level with easy access for the infirm. The bathroom has a bath with shower over the bath.

About the property

Balbeg Country Holidays

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Lynne Sinclair
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

Available Rentals


  • £150 housekeeping deposit required


Maybole Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , Family bathroom
    Ensuite shower room - toilet , shower , Ensuite shower room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Large twin
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Large twin
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Master ensuite
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
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 - Small lochan with nature hide - Large playing field including football pitch - Stabling for horses Hill walks Join with neighbouring Balcraig House to sleep up to 16.


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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Glasgow, Prestwick
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Black Bull, Straiton
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Black Bull, Straiton
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
16 Miles

Hill walking

Golfing - Turnberry 20 minutes, Royal Troon 40 minutes




Swimming (8 miles)

Burns Heritage Park

Culzean Castle

Glasgow - 1 hour

Ayr - 30 minutes


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