With two bedrooms boasting sea views and a twin bedroom overlooking the tiered garden, there is plenty of room for family and friends. Enjoy a BBQ in the private garden or take in the ambience of Agnew Park right on your doorstep. A home from home for all ages to enjoy. …see more
5 Oct 2014
Parking very good as there is a car park over the road as well as outside the cottage. The cottage was clean and tidy and we enjoyed our stay at Stranrear. We were up visiting friends for a wedding,… More
Ice House Cottage is a newly refurbished luxury two bedroom self-catering holiday cottage, located within the beautiful grounds of Lochinch Castle, the private home of the Earl and Countess of Stair. …see more
12 Jun 2015
"Stunning retreat for a luxurious relaxing break!"
What a gorgeous property in a stunning location. My husband and I stayed for a week with our 1 year old cocker spaniel, Freddie and had the most relaxing break. The cottage is of an excellent standard… More
Balker Lodge, is a newly restored and refurbished, 4 Star (Visit Scotland) luxury one bedroom self-catering historic gate house lodge, located within the magnificent grounds of Lochinch Castle, the private home of the Earl and Countess of Stair.
27 Mar 2015
"Luxury Lodge. Luxury setting."
We are writing this review on our last full day at Balker Lodge. We will be very sad to leave. The Lodge is exactly as described but the photographs don't do it full justice. It is beautiful and has s… More
10 Nov 2014
"Beautiful cottage and location - unmissable experience"
Although we were only able to spend a few days at this luxurious lodge, it was well worth the journey. We were welcomed by a cosy cottage, beautifully appointed and a very welcome pack of provisions,… More
11 Oct 2014
"Idyllic break in a stunning location"
Balker Lodge is a charming, romantic and secluded cottage, beautifully laid out and everything top notch! Could not fault it - was warm, comfortable and so perfectly located. Just a 5 minute drive f… More
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 …see more
17 Aug 2015
The photos are not deceptive; the apartment looked exactly as pictured, was exceptionally clean, had everything needed for a comfortable stay. There was an endless supply of wood for the fireplace, th… More
19 Mar 2015
We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay thus far. It is stunning, spacious and I don't have enough nice words for the staff. The customer service has been top knotch. We were even greeted with a homemade … More
14 Mar 2015
This is a real gem of a place and its the second time we have stayed. Situated above the courtyard of Lochinch castle you have a beautiful setting to explore at your own pace. There are acres of Garde… More
wonderful spacious period house a short stroll from the sea shore
this beautiful family friendly property has been recently refurbished to a high standard in the summer of 2015 and enjoys magnificent views across luce bay to the mull of galloway a... …see more