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Modern luxury accommodation, close to the beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Welcome to The Retreat at Scaurodoon. A beautiful recently built, 2 bedroom condo type house. We are located in the heart of Burns Country in Ayr, beautifully situated at the estuary of the River Doon, right by the famous Ayr Beach. Burns Cottage, Museum and the famous Brig O'Doon are all within a 20 minute walk . There are beautiful river walks and stunning beach walks on the doorstop and Ayr Town Centre is a 5 minute drive or 30 minute walk from the house.

There are top class restaurants, cafes pubs and shops within easy walking distance.

South Ayrshire is also golfing country and there are two excellent local courses within a ten minute walk from the house and several other top flight links courses within a 20 minute drive including Prestwick Old Course, the site of the first ever Open Golf Championship and the British Open courses at Royal Troon and iconic Turnberry.

Further afield Glasgow is within an hours drive or 40 minute train journey from Ayr Station. Edinburgh is about 90 minutes drive from Ayr. There are plenty of public transport options nearby

The property itself is beautiful with all the facilities you will require for your stay. Both bedrooms have King Size double beds, one of which can be split into 2 singles if required. There is a "Jack and Jill" bathroom between the two bedrooms and another shower room downstairs.

We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful South Ayrshire and our lovely home.

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Ayr House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs shower room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Bed can split into two singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Comfortable Double Sofa Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Modern luxury accommodation, close to the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Absolutely wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from 3 night stay at the retreat at Scaur O'Doon with myself, parents and their energetic puppy.

The house is beautiful, location is fantastic. Gary and Leah were fabulous hosts.

I was so pleasantly surprised to arrive to a fridge stocked with breakfast supplies, home-baked cupcakes, freshly made bread and granola.

Doonfoot is a lovely little village with almost direct access to the beach and coastal path.

Lovely restaurant at the end of the road, Balgarth Pines which does great food and is eco-friendly.

Can't recommend it highly enough!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lynne for your kind review. It was a real pleasure to have you, your parents and lovely Bailey stay with us. We would love to welcome you again in the future. Gary and Leah
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Beautiful property lovely location

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful and much bigger than the pictures show. The owners were lovely and very kindly baked us a loaf of bread as well as everything for a full cooked breakfast. A short walk from beautiful walks and a lovely restaurant.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House, Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The House was really lovely and had everything we needed for our Visit yo Ayr. The fridge was stocked on arrival with Breakfast items and even a bottle of Prosecco. A very nice welcome from Gary the owner. The location is second to none with very close access to the beach. An easy flat walk along the sea front to Ayr town or go in the other directions towards Greenan castle. We will return.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review folks. It was lovely having you stay and we would be delighted to welcome you again in the future. Safe journey home.
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A lovely modern new build. Every where in the property was high spec and tastefully decorated.

  • 5 of 5

The property was comfortable and had everything you could possibly need. The owner made sure they thought of everything from shower gel to breakfast. The property was located on a secluded rd overlooking the river Dunn and was a few minuets from the beach. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you stay and we're so pleased you had a nice time. Hope to welcome you again in the future.
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Great welcome, lovely location, just a fantastic place to spend some time

  • 5 of 5

Lovely welcome with some local produce in the fridge to start us off. The Retreat is tastefully & thoughtfully decorated & furnished, with a great kitchen - we hosted & produced a meal for 9 without running out of things or having to ask for anything extra. A truly lovely location, on the River Doon, where it flows into the sea, swans, oyster catchers, waders, gulls & more on your doorstep. Just 50m to the beach, & walks to Greenan or back towards Ayr. As a one-time local it would be my place of choice for a holiday home or short break.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kinds words David. It was lovely to have you and your family here.
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Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Prestwick Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Ayr Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $209.97
Cleaning Fee $41.99

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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