House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Unique and traditional, large sandstone townhouse. Perfect location. A short walk to many wonderful restaurants, the beach and Ayr town centre. Snooker room. Beautiful, large, mature and fully enclosed garden. Many excellent pay-and-play golf courses nearby.
Self-catering, spacious accommodation located in the historic town of Ayr, the birthplace of Robert Burns. Parking for 6+ cars. Quiet, peaceful, centrally located street. Large, enclosed garden - very safe for children. Also, children's playroom with many books and toys. Spacious and comfortable living room with plasma TV, and speaker dock for ipod.
The house itself was built in the late 1880s and sits in a one acre plot - unique considering it's central location in one of Ayr's best residential areas. The interior of the house offers an abundance of old-fashioned, period charm and character. The garden is mature and south-facing, and contains some special and rare species of trees and shrubs, as well as and abundance of mature fruit trees.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ayr 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow Prestwick International 9 km, Nearest railway: Ayr 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
Minimum seven night stay.
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
The Central Scotland / Strathclyde / Ayrshire region
CULZEAN CASTLE, MAYBOLE, AYRSHIRE
This clifftop mansion was built by Robert Adam for the last Earl of Cassillis in 1772-1790. The interior is strikingly elegant. There is a fine collection of pictures, 18th century furniture and an armoury, as well as an extensive country park.
DEAN CASTLE, DUNDONALD, AYRSHIRE
Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family. The country park, covering over 200 acres, is nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock and offers something for kids and adults alike to enjoy.
DUMFRIES HOUSE, CUMNOCK, AYRSHIRE
Designed in the 1750s by the Adam Brothers for the 5th Earl of Dumfries, and saved for the nation in 2007 by HRH Prince Charles, Dumfries House has an unrivalled collection of furniture by Thomas Chippendale, Alexander Peter, Francis Brodie, and William Mathie. The Estate also has a working farm, run in partnership with Morrisons, and facilities to host weddings, banquets, meetings and conferences.
Dumfries House with its sumptuous interiors and magnificent furnishings is one of Britain's most beautiful stately homes and best kept heritage secrets.
The magnificent Edinburgh Castle dominates the city of Edinburgh like no other castle in Scotland. Perched on an extinct volcano, this instantly recognisable fortress is a powerful national symbol.
ROBERT BURNS BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM, ALLOWAY, AYR
The museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son.
GOLF SOUTH AYRSHIRE
Alongside their illustrious neighbours Royal Troon, Turnberry and Prestwick, Golf South Ayrshire operates eight superb courses of the highest standard, these are available to pay and play at a modest rate.
WALKING AND CYCLING
Walking and cycling along the paths, over the hillsides, and through the villages of Ayrshire is the only way to experience the real Ayrshire. A network of paths provides access to a range of environments from beaches to wooded glens, hilltops to riverside strolls. A number of safe and convenient footpaths and cycleways are available in South Ayrshire.
ISLE OF ARRAN
The beautiful isle of Arran is Scotland's most southerly and accessible island. The Island of Arran is a 55 minute ferry crossing from Ardrossan in south west Scotland which is less than a one hour drive from Glasgow. On Arran you will feel a million miles away from the stresses of everyday life.
Located in the town of Ayr itself, this is an excellent racing surface at all times of the year.
Largest of the Clyde Coast holiday towns, Ayr lies 32 miles South-West of Glasgow. It looks out on the glorious panorama of the Firth, with the majestic peaks of Arran in the foreground and the Mull of Kintyre in the background.
The beautiful Ayrshire countryside provided the inspiration for some of the finest verses of the National Bard of Scotland, Robert Burns.
There is much to do in Ayr itself, and the surrounding countryside. Enjoy top quality links golf course at very reasonable prices. Take a stroll along Ayr beach and enjoy the beautiful sunsets with views over to the isle of Arran.
The town of Ayr (and nearby Prestwick) boasts many excellent restaurants (contact us for personal recommendations).
The splendid Culzean Castle is definitely worth a visit. Likewise the award-winning Burns Birthplace Museum.
Ayr Racecourse is a well-known racecourse in Scotland and hosts both National Hunt and flat racing. It has the largest capacity in Scotland for horse racing. Notable events include the Scottish Grand National (April) and Ayr Gold Cup (September) as well as several night meetings.
There is also plenty to do with children, such as a visit to the Heads of Ayr farmpark, which as over 50 different kinds of animals which the children can feed and touch. Or a visit to Pirate Pete's indoor play centre, or the Citadel leisure centre and swimming pool.
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1 Jul 2014
"Great value big Victorian house, ideal for a group of friends."
We stayed 10 days in June and had great weather. House and garden are both enormous so ideal for a big group - you can all be together in the large spaces or spread out and find some time for yoursel… More
24 Apr 2014
"Chance to brush up your snooker"
While the house could use some upgrades to some facilities (particularly the cooker, which defied our ability to control), this is a wonderful, big old sandstone house with extensive grounds. Our kids… More
22 Mar 2014
"Spacious & Comfortable"
We rented Annickdale for the family to get together to celebrate a special occasion, and it was a great success. The house was large enough to allow us all to be together but not tripping over one ano… More
4 Nov 2013
This is a lovely house with large bedrooms and bathrooms and a huge garden. An absolute bargain. We stayed as a group of adults, and that was great with the billiards room, however I'm sure chi… More
8 Sep 2013
"My first reaction - to try and book it again for our next trip to Ayr..."
..sadly, it was already fully booked. I must be mad writing this review, because if I managed to do justice to this truly incredible property, it would never be free for me to be able to book it again… More
15 Jun 2013
"great period house -"
stayed here whilst working in the area with five other blokes.bobby who met us was great, very informative.nice rooms, great location and snooker room was a welcome luxury!by the way - no wifi.… More
14 Apr 2013
"Great week in a beautiful house"
We had a lovely week with our 3 young children (6,4 and 2). The house is absolutely huge and was ideal for games of hide and seek! The gardens were also really big and totally enclosed, so therefore … More
7 Apr 2013
"Fantastic week in an amazing property"
Great location, beautiful house and friendly and welcoming hosts. We travelled with our two small children and the house was so exciting, not to mention the amazing grounds. Short walk to beach and a … More
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