Luxury 5 Star Country House
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Manor House | 10 bedrooms | sleeps 20
Hillhouse is a beautiful Georgian country house set within stunning and secluded mature gardens. The house is let on an exclusive use basis and can accommodate up to 20 guests in 10 large and luxurious bedrooms. The house has been awarded 5 stars by the tourist board for 5 consecutive years and is perfect for guests looking for the highest levels of luxury, service and facilities.
Hillhouse has a wonderful location set within huge manicured gardens and woodland and is situated within three miles of Troon and its famous Open Championship Golf Course. Hillhouse is within 30 miles of Glasgow, host city of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The house is professionally managed and is well accustomed to hosting VIP guests. It is perfect for large groups looking for somewhere to hold a large gathering, celebration.
With three Open Championship golf courses in very close proximity as well as a host of other historic links courses it is an ideal house from which to host a golf tour.
A full housekeeping service is provided. A bespoke catering service is available upon request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 20, 10 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Troon 3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow International Airport 45 km, Nearest railway: Troon 3 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||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Fax machine, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||10 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 8 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (10), Cots (1), Dining seats for 40, Lounge seats for 25|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The South Ayrshire region
Hillhouse is situated 2 miles from the Ayrshire seaside town of Troon. Troon is a one of the most desirable places to live in southwest Scotland and the town is host to world class golf courses, fine restaurants, bars, shops, yachts and great beaches. Outside of Troon there are rugged hills, historic houses, stunning rivers and the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow to explore.
If you are a private group of friends or family looking to experience some truly world class golf courses, Hillhouse is the perfect place to stay for your golf tour in Scotland. We have 3 'Open Championship' courses on our doorstep including Royal Troon, Turnberry and Prestwick Golf Club. The latter is steeped in history and is the birthplace of championship golf, having hosted the first 24 Open Championships between 1860 & 1884. Turnberry last held 'The Open' in 2009. Royal Troon last hosted 'The Open' in 2004, and will host it again in 2016.
It is no secret that the Western Isles of Scotland offers some of the best sailing and most stunning scenery in the world. Hillhouse has Troon Marina on its doorstep, providing a gateway to an unforgettable sailing experience amongst the Western Isles. Whether you want to be powered at speed, cruised in luxury or blown by wind we will see that you are provided with the perfect boat and crew to suit your needs.
Ayr Racecourse is Scotland's premier racecourse. It is home to the Scottish Grand National and the Ayr Gold Cup which is the richest race held on Scottish soil. The racecourse has excellent bars, restaurants, champagne bars and entertainment to compliment your days racing.
Arran is one of the most accessible of the Scottish islands and one of the most southerly. The line between the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland divides the island almost exactly in two and Arran mirrors the differing landscapes of the country more widely, forming a "Scotland in miniature". The north is ruggedly mountainous and sparsely populated, the south softer in landscape and home to the majority of the people who live here. Arran is easily accessible from Hillhouse and the island provides a range of activities to suit everyone for a memorable day trip.
Troon is host to some of the best kitesurfing and windsurfing beaches on the Scottish mainland. The water is warmed by the Gulf Stream effect, meaning it is possible to kite or windsurf at any time of year, however the months of April - October offer the best conditions.
There are numerous historic houses and sites in Ayrshire to visit; such as the birthplace of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns and Culzean Castle. But perhaps the most interesting is Dumfries House.
Dumfries House is an 18th century time capsule nestling in 2000 acres of countryside. With its exquisite contents, it has remained virtually unchanged for over 250 years. The House was saved from the auctioneer's hammer by HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales. Designed by the renowned 18th century architect brothers, John, Robert and James Adam, Dumfries House was built between 1754 and 1759. The house holds the most important collection of works from Thomas Chippendale for the first time can be seen by the public. Hillhouse can organise a private tour of this stunning house for our guests. When you visit Dumfries house you will see why HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales saved the house and its contents from the auctioneer's hammer.
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14 Jan 2014
"Well worth it's five stars"
My husband and I were extremely happy to have used Hillhouse for my husband's birthday weekend. We were looked after very well throughout the experience, Andrew was very helpful in explaining all… More
13 Jan 2014
We are a group of friends who go away together for a few nights over New Year with our children aged between 4 and 15 and were lucky enough to come across Hill House this year. All I can say is that t… More
Thank you for your very much for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We very much enjoyed having you all to stay at Hillhouse and we look forward to seeing you here again very soon!
13 Jan 2014
I booked Hillhouse for a Christmas party weekend in December. Myself and the other guests had an amazing time. The house is much bigger than it appears in the photographs and for a big house it has a lovely warm and welcoming atmosphere - definitely a home from home! The bedrooms and bathrooms are seriously comfortable and spacious - there was no problem allocating rooms as they were all great. I do not know how Alison the housekeeper keeps the house so spotless - it looks as though it was refurbished yesterday! The reception rooms are stunning and make sure you try their bespoke catering service - quite expensive but utterly delicious food and the friendliest staff imaginable!
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted that you all had a good time and that you enjoyed the house. I will pass on your thanks to Alison (we are very lucky to have her!) and to Alice and the catering team. We very much hope to see you again at Hillhouse soon!
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