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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.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018


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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average rating of 4.9 based on 10 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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Good location

  • 4 of 5

Nice property, had a great time.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Ayr.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property to rent when visiting Ayrshire. Lovely property close to the beach. Gary extremely helpful with arrangements and this will be our first choice when we return to the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property by the sea.

  • 5 of 5

Couldn’t fault the property it had everything we needed , and practally on the beach. We were very well looked after by the owners parents as they were away.... such lovely people and a nice welcome pack with wine.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything we wanted and more

  • 5 of 5

This property is spacious, comfortable and in a quiet area at the end of a street.

The table and chairs outside was a wee sun trap where we enjoyed out Dinner and wine.

There was everything we needed and lots of lovely extras in the fridge. You could turn up without toiletries as it's all there and a good selection. Would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic property and hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful four night stay with our 1 year old son! Superb location by the sea and walking distance to Ayr. Gary and Leah couldn’t have been more accommodating, not only did they leave delicious breakfast goodies and a bottle of wine, they also leant us toys for our son! We are definitely hoping to stay again later this year, thanks again!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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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 $199.04
Cleaning Fee $39.81

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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