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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Chauffeur's Apartment, is a newly refurbished, 4 star (Visit Scotland), 3-bedroom self-catering apartment and is located in the picturesque, historic Victorian Stable Courtyard at Lochinch Castle, the private home of the Earl and Countess of Stair.
Located in the heart of Stair Estates, the Castle is situated at one end of Castle Kennedy Gardens (open to the public), between two large natural lochs which are a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest for breeding wader and wintering wildfowl, and surrounded by 75 acres of beautiful sculptured terraces, avenues and historic gardens.
Newly refurbished to a very high standard, the apartment maintains many original features alongside modern conveniences, and overlooks the Victorian Stable Courtyard, turreted Castle and two idyllic and unspoiled freshwater Lochs.
With its own private entrance and carport, the Chauffeur's Apartment is located on the first floor of the Victorian Stable Courtyard. An entrance hall and staircase lead directly up to the Apartment.
The spacious, light and airy open-plan sitting/dining room has an open log fire, plenty of comfortable seating, TV, DVD and Freeview Digital receiver along with an ipod dock/speaker system and a midi sound system. A selection of dvds, books and games should while away a few hours and there is a dining suite that can seat up to 6. The large, well-equipped kitchen has a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge, freezer and a microwave oven. There are 3 double bedrooms.
A garden to the rear of the building is surrounded with mature woodland and is a wildlife haven. A private picnic area nearby has an elevated view over Black Loch.
• Sleeps – 6
• Bedrooms - 3 (super-king or twin beds)
• Bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower and bath
• Additional cloakroom
• Dishwasher, Washer & Drier
• TV, Video, DVD player
• Open log fire
• Telephone & Wi-Fi
• Cot and high chair available
• Rear garden with barbeque area and outdoor furniture
• Parking area
• Dogs welcome with advanced notice
• Short breaks in off peak season • 4 bicycles available
• Fishing storage shed with sink outside
• Books, DVDs, CDs & Board Games
• Pubs and restaurants - numerous close by
• Golf Courses: Stranraer 6 miles, Port Patrick 7 miles, Turnberry 30 miles
• Fly fishing on the fresh water lochs, salmon fishing on the River Luce
• Shooting and stalking available
• Bird watching on the doorstep
• Walking on the Estate and along the Southern Upland Way
• Cycling - bikes included at own risk
• Guided Estate Tours available
Everything is included in the rental price; heating, extra logs for the open fires, electricity, Wi-Fi, bed linen and towels. A pay phone is provided. Free entry to Castle Kennedy and Gardens and discounts for the Gift Shop and Tea Room are available. Well behaved dogs are welcomed at an extra charge of £15 per dog per week. There are 4 bicycles (2 adult, 2 child) available for use at own risk.
Additional activities can be arranged; fly fishing, course fishing, deer stalking, duck flighting, pheasant shooting, Estate Tours.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
About this location
The Dumfries and Galloway region
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1 Sep 2014
"Beautiful tranquil setting for those who just want to chill out, excellent accommodation, would go again."
We loved this place from the moment we arrived and would highly recommend it for its beautiful untouched setting. The apartment was warm and welcoming and most comfortable for our party which include… More
22 Apr 2014
The Chauffeur's Apartment is an excellent holiday let with loads of charm and character. It is very comfortable and the staff at the castle are very accommodating. Where else can a family stay at… More
2 Jul 2013
"Heaven for a week."
Myself, husband,daughter and two dogs stayed at Lochinch Castle Chauffeurs Apartment 15th-22nd June. The apartment was huge, the beds enourmous and comfortable, the apartment spotlessly clean. A welco… More
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