Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Benton Farmhouse is a beautiful spaceous 18th century farmhouse, located on the Kintyre Peninsula in a superb rural location. Dating back over 150 years, this farmhouse is one of a kind and is surrounded by stunning farmland and coastal views, offering easy access to beaches, with spectacular senic walks and cycling opporunities on the doorstep, this is an idylic holiday destination, well suited for someone looking for a short break to unwind. An excellent area for watching the local wildlife and birds. there are four beautiful golf coarses all within easy reach with Dunaverty 18 hole course only 3 miles away. Campbetown is only 11 miles away and has ameneties to suit all ages, along with many other well equipped tourist attractions in the surrounding area. This farmhouse is well suited for singles, couples or familys all looking for a peaceful retreat. You wont be disappointed.
There is a lovely big garden with picnic table to enjoy the peaceful nights, ideal for having a bar-be-que, and letting the children have fun
Pets are very welcome
There is also stabling and paddocks available for horses if you so wish to bring them to take advantage of the stunning beaches and forrest walks and hacks.
Oil central heating with gas fire
Electric double oven
Large family kitchen
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Macharioch 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Machrihanish 20 km, Nearest railway: Oban 140 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
Many have tried to keep Kintyre for themselves, but the beauty of Kintyre is a secret that just cannot be kept. A scenic trail indeed, easy to follow, yet with countless quiet corners to delight the eye, in which to re-charge your batteries for the hectic world outside.
On the dramatic Atlantic Seaboard of Scotland's Highlands and Islands, a temperate climate fed by the warmth of the North Atlantic drift makes Kintyre an all year round destination, with a quality of scenery matched by a choice of accommodation to suit all tastes.
The food is world renowned, especially the locally caught seafood, Campbeltown cheeses and the beef and lamb produced in the lush farmland coveted by so many invaders. Whisky Making in Kintyre
Todays local whisky follows tradition claimed by some to go back to Saint Columba himself, who, it is rumoured, first distilled “The water of life” - Uisge bheatha - here. From being the cradle of Whisky making, Kintyre became its capital too, with a distilling industry growing from a few illicit stills to 34 distilleries producing nearly 2 million gallons of whisky a year; the song “Campbeltown Loch, I wish you were whisky...” was never far from the truth!
Whether you arrive by Road, Ferry or Air, and follow it by Car, Cycle or on Foot, the Kintyre Trail will enchant you. When you are long back in the outside world, you will find yourself day-dreaming of the land of Saints and Kings, sunsets and seascapes...
The village of Southend lies at the end of the Kintyre Peninsula only 13 miles from Ireland. It has a unique and varied history spanning thousands of years, beautiful coastal scenery, birds and wildlife, a large seal colony viewed from Keil shore with neolithic caves, a magnificent 18 hole links golf course and is the start (or end) of the Kintyre Way
Southend is a pretty village with sandy beaches great for walks, the village has to offer a traditional pub called the Argyll Arms Hotel, and a small shop and tearoom called Muneroy Stores there is also a great play park to keep the children entertained when they're not building sand castles on the beach.
The peaceful little town of Campbeltown is situated just 12 miles away on the beautiful peninsula of Kintyre, and is one of the largest towns in Argyll.
Located on a deep bay sheltered by Davaar Island and the surrounding hills, it is an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of scenic southern Kintyre.
Once proclaimed 'the whisky capital of the world' with 34 distilleries, today only three active distilleries remain in the town: Glen Scotia, Glengyle and Springbank. Visitors can enjoy a guided tour of the last one and find out the secrets of whisky making in Kintyre. Springbank Distillery was founded in 1828 by the Mitchell family - and still in their hands today. It retains the old distilling methods to make Longrow whisky, and welcomes visitors by prior arrangement.
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15 Aug 2014
My wife and I booked Benton farmhouse fully expecting the house to be spacious but old fashioned. What we did not expect was a damp problem in almost all the bedrooms, dog mess on the front lawn, a mo… More
Very sorry you where dissapointed with your stay, we only know of these problems if we are told about them, therfore cannot be solved unless we're informed, we would happily have sorted these problems for you rather than leaving us negative reviews about the property when 99% of the time people are delighted with the farmhouse and its characteristics.
3 Aug 2014
"Spacious comfortable house in a lovely spot."
The house is large and comfortable with a very pleasant garden. South Kintyre is beautiful and there's plenty to do. Three generations enjoyed their stay.… More
Pleased to here that you have all enjoyed your stay, hope to see you all again soon, kind regards, Margaret
24 Apr 2014
The best holiday ever. I will highly recomend to everyone who need fresh air.clean house.quite area. The best holiday and verry sensible price.… More
Thank you very much for your lovely review, hope to see you again
14 Mar 2014
"Wonderful farmhouse holiday, totally relaxing and peaceful!!"
We had an amazing stay at Benton farmhouse. Everything we needed was here and was a fantastic stay. The owners where very friendly and helpful. The surrounding area was stunning, spent much of our tim… More
Thank you very much for your wonderful review, was lovely to meet you and will see you again soon.
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