The Old Nunnery
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from £358 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
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House / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 24
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House / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 24
A Victorian sea front house with outstanding scenery and panoramic views of the Firth of Clyde, Islands of Arran, Cumbrae, and Bute....and a hot tub with the best views in Scotland!
Formally a Bishops home, a convent and a religious retreat - now it's really a heavenly experience for your special occasion!
Fantastic offer of complimentary 6 course dining for one evening as well as spa treatments for weekend stays. Great after a dip in the private hot tub (with built in music system and mood lights).
This 9 bedroom house is situated in Skelmorlie, North Ayrshire. Within 4 miles and short drie of the lively tourist town of Largs, a popular seaside resort, hosting all leisure activities, whether it be a choice of 2 Golf courses, a variety of all water sports including diving & sailing (2 marinas locally), nature watching, cycling, hill or beach side promenade walking and shopping. There are also numerous bars and restaurants in Largs and children's entertainment facilities, Kelburn Country Park , arcades, crazy golf, Vikingar etc.
The house is right on the sea front with a bus stop outside the front door and comprises on the first floor 9 bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 - super king 4 poster and double sofa bed (sea views)
Bedroom 2 - 2 double beds (sea view)
Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds (sea view)
Bedroom 4 - 3 single beds (sea view)
Bedroom 5 - 1 single bed, 1 double bed (garden view)
Bedroom 6 - 2 single beds (sea view)
Bedroom 7 - double bed (garden view)
Bedroom 8 - double bed (garden view)
Bedroom 9 - 2 single beds (1 a guest bed)
On the first floor with bedrooms is 3 shower rooms, (2 with toilets).
On the ground floor there is a lounge with 3 sofas, library with pool table and 2 sofas, large kitchen and separate dining room, therapy room and and extra toilet as well as an extra shower room, again with toilet.
There is also a large lawn area suitable for a marquee and lots of parking.
The house is fully equipped and has everything you need for a perfect holiday break - Egyptian cotton bedding and towels, toiletries, Plasma TV with playstation 3, WiFI, subscription to Netflix, Sound system, you name it.
What's more included in the weekend inclusive spa and treatment package is:
Chilled bottle of bubbly in the fridge for your arrival
Spa treatments (facials, massages,hot stones, holistic therapy etc)
In-house 6 course dining for one night
Use of hot tub (except during dining)
Both the treatments and dining are carried out on in the house. There is 7 hours of therapist time included with treatments lasting 30 mins or 45 mins, which allows you to mix and match according to your size of group. For weekend only bookings, the treatments are usually carried out Fridays between 3pm and 10pm, sometimes with 2 therapists. Extra treatments can be purchased. Dining is provided on the Saturday night at 730pm. Information brochures will be sent to you following requests for information.
Special midweek rate of £99 per person including champagne afternoon tea, a 30 minute treatment and 2 nights in the old nunnery.
|Size||Sleeps up to 24, 9 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||0.1 100 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow 30 km, Nearest railway: wemyss bay or gourock 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, King Beds (1), Double beds (5), Single beds (11), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
About this location
The North Ayrshire region
North Ayrshire but few minutes walk from Wemyss Bay
great for walking, sailing, shopping
About the owner
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18 Jan 2015
Group of 12 of us for our annual Hootenanny trip, we were all very excited about our trip to The Nunnery, we were not disappointed. The house is fantastic, spacious, large rooms, well equipped and lot… More
30 Dec 2014
"Fabulous weekend getaway"
Wonderful home for a large group to enjoy. Overlooking the sea, with lovely bedrooms and fabulous large entertaining reception rooms. Added bonus of a hot tub - even enjoyable in the Scottish winter w… More
Many thanks for your feedback, much appreciated. We hope to welcome you back to the Old Nunnery again.
8 Dec 2014
"Lovely House ,ideal for large family get togethers."
We stay here Friday 5th December till Sunday 7th house lovely and perfect for our family of 19 who ranged in age from 13 months right to up to 85 years of age. Lorna and Alan were easy to deal with… More
Thanks for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay at the Old Nunnery. We hope to welcome you back again.
29 Nov 2014
"a touch of class"
Had a lovely time at this lovely home enjoyed every moment dining area is beautiful and a lovely meal served to perfection..the kitchen is well equipped with everything you need.Hot tub was excellen… More
Thanks for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay at the Old Nunnery. Hope to see you again.
9 Nov 2014
Just spent the night here and had a fabulous time. Very welcoming and had a delicious six course meal in beautiful dining room. Outdoor hot tub with lighting and sound system was fab-u-lous!!!! Would … More
many thanks for your feedback, it is much appreciated. I hope to welcome you back to the old nunnery again.
4 Nov 2014
"Fabulous Rental for Large Groups"
I have stayed here twice, once in July with the family and again in August with a Hen Party. It's a great house for a large group of people, very spacious so your not on top of one another. Stu… More
Thanks for your feedback Heather and your constructive comments after your first stay. I am glad you enjoyed your break at the Old Nunnery and hope to welcome you back again to see the ongoing improvements we have made since then. The bathrooms are starting to be refurbished now, an outdoor barrel sauna is going in to compliment the hot tub and we are also including a topless butler for hen party weekends during 2015. Best wishes
12 Oct 2014
"Perfect Holiday Rental"
We stayed here from Friday to Sunday with a group of 24 friends for a hen weekend. The experience was perfect. Two therapists arrived on the Friday night to provide treatments for all of the guests-… More
Thanks for taking the time to write a review and for your positive comments, we really appreciate that. We hope to welcome you back another time.
8 Jul 2014
"Fabulous house for large gathering"
We stayed at The old Nunnery during the first weekend in June . There was 18 of us in out party ,10 adults,8 children and four dogs !! . The view from the house was superb , looking out onto the sea .… More
Thanks for your feedback Elaine and taking time do that, much appreciated. We had just opened a few weeks when you arrived and have already implemented some changes, such as 2 treatment couches, 2 therapists working at same time etc. Thanks for the tip about extra TV in games room - good idea. Hope to welcome you back again - and Bailey!
22 Jun 2014
"Fantastic venue, would highly recommend it"
Just returned from a fantastic hen weekend at The Old Nunnery, the venue was everything we needed with 14 of us staying comfortably in the house. The hot tub was brilliant and well used by our group.… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for future guests. We really appreciate that and are really glad you enjoyed yourselves. June your beauty therapist was really happy to hear your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the Old Nunnery anytime.
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