Sandringham enjoys fabulous direct views over the Frith of Clyde ,. it is situated on the third floor of a traditional red sand stoned building literally on Largs shore line,it enjoys a great location ,minutes from the town ,station ,and ferry.,and newly refurbished ! …see more
Lounge needed refurbished. Kitchen was literally a cupboard. Not suitable for elderly as there are 66 stairs to the flat. Best part of this flat was the view from the lounge. Bedrooms were clean and m… More
“Enjoyed but experienced lots better , view very nice”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
Nice view , but stairs a killer also had much better comfort. Good flat but could make lots of little improvements. Beds okay but need replaced with decent mattresses and divans ,much more comfortable… More
Thank you for your comments ,we are replacing all the beds beds in January
We will also replace the oven trays and oven gloves straight away
Your reffed back is very helpful
“Full of natural simple charm and picturesqueness.” Wow, this is an absolute gem. We loved this place. Set in idyllic and tranquil surroundings. This cottage is outstanding, it was exceptionally clean and well equipped. The beds were very comfortab
What a great house, photo's do not do it justice, it is much bigger than it looks. Lovely clean rooms with kitchen and dining area .We were very impressed with this wonderful property.but we have to a… More
Thank you for the review and we are really glad you had a good holiday.
I expect we can let the air through the house before the next guests.
One bedroom family owned apartment situated in the beautiful green rolling countryside in Ayrshire situated in the pictorial river Irvine valley.The apartment is within a historic listed building (circa 1900) within a conservation area in a well maintained environment w …see more
Rented this lovely roomy house in Maidens for two nights while attending a wedding nearby. The ground floor bedrooms are all bright and airy but the upstairs living room area is definitely the selling… More
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
Fantastic stay. Beautiful house. Done to a very high standard. Great location opposite the beach. Very comfortable and spacious. The house has everything you could possibly need-even toys and books fo… More
Reviewed 15 Mar 2013
The villa is beautiful and is situated in a small cul-d-sac with a great view of the sea. All four bedrooms are spacious no -one is going to end up with the box room as there isn't one! The kitchen/di… More
“chillaxing - Peaceful friendly tranquillity” An extremely comfortable and well positioned cottage with good parking, situated near the shop, post office and bus stop - to Girvan with a restaurant 2 minutes’ walk away. Very pleasant garden with picnic/
“NICE COTTAGE IN A PICTURESQUE LOCATION” Situated near to the coast and many of the tourist locations.We had good weather and enjoyed the holiday.Plenty of crockery/utensils.All we needed.Double bedroom,lots of storage.Twin bunk bedroom (full size bunk
Scottish Castle history laird self-catering countryside mountain bike walking fly fishing trout daffodils bluebells<br />Castle is on a 600 acre private estate, with mountain bike trails, woodland walk, trout fishery with cafe. …see more
“Excellent holiday apartment” We stayed for The 2016 Open Championship at a Royal a Troon.
On arrival we were most impressed with cleanliness of the apartment. Good kitchen dining area and lounge. Good size bedroom with double bed.
Located within m
“Home from Home” We booked Lark Townhouse for our first trip to Scotland with our new 6 month old baby. What a perfect place to have chosen. The house is stunning and was so comfortable we didn't want to leave. Adeline, the owner has put a lot of effor
Myself and five friends stayed for four nights in this charming town house ideally situated in the town.
We chose the property as it was situated close to the racecourse and golf courses, We were all… More
Foxglove cottage is newly built property with a high standard finish throughout. The lounge has a lovely wood burning stove creating an inviting atmosphere. Two bedrooms (one with bunk beds), separate dining room and lounge. This cottage is ideal for a family or a coupl …see more
“Your home away from home” Auldbyres Bungalow was again, a beautiful family experience for us. With the smell of roses growing just outside, views across fields to the ocean, the sights and smells of country living, and 100% top notch country hospitali
Amazing, warm welcome by friendly hosts. Chickens and sheep for the kids, paddock walks. Fantastic facilities including full kitchen equipment and a country fire! Easy day trip to Arran. Enjoyed the o… More
“Relaxing space and kindness”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2014
A big bungalow with lots of rooms and nooks and crannies - enough to keep all happy, whatever they are doing. There is also a large garden and lawn, which extends the useful space a lot (weather permi… More
“Outstanding experience with countryside, hosts and cottage”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2013
Amazing rural views met us as we drove up the driveway to the farmhouse and cottage.
The sheep noises and lush paddocks and views helped us instantly relax, a feeling which continued for all our stay… More
“Value for money” My husband, myself and a friend spent new year at this cottage. We had a lovely welcome with the log burning fire on. The owners had left us a welcome pack which I must say I have never seen so many products in a welcome pack. The
“Amazing Apartment and location” I am staying with my husband and pet dog. The apartment is spotless and tastefully furnished, lovely comfy seating and the beds are so comfortable we are having long lies.
Sarah has made sure guests have everything the
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Winter fuel surcharge - £25 per week (Oct - …see more
“Charming cottage in Straiton” We enjoyed a lovely weekend at Holly Tree cottage in the picturesque village of Straiton, The cottage was very comfortable, clean and well equipped and is situated in the heart of the village. Straiton is a charming vil
“superb” The house is beautiful with lots of special attention to detail robes and slippers for each guest well stocked kitchen freshly baked bread for our arrival. we booked the house for the bridal party for my daughters wedding it was perfect and id
Had the pleasure of staying at Alloway Retreat for my best friend’s Ayrshire Wedding in May 2013. The accommodation is first class and exceeds the quality of many top notch hotels. Very spacious a… More
Thank you for this fantastic review. I'm glad that Alloway Retreat accomodated all your needs for this special occasion.It was a pleasure having your group stay at Alloway Retreat and I would welcome you all back anytime. Thanks again for choosing Alloway Retreat. Take care.
“Alloway Retreat - absolute luxury”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2013
We used Alloway Retreat as "Groom HQ" as I recenly got married at the Brig O' Doon hotel. The place is fantasic, beautifully fitted, spotlessly clean and very luxurious.
Rooms were spacious (2 x doub… More
Thank you for your fantastic review. Glad you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure having your party stay with us. I'd gladly welcome you back in the future.
Thank you for choosing Alloway Retreat.
“Excellent accomodation with the warmest welcome, just perfect in every way”
Reviewed 12 Mar 2013
The accomodation was even better than the pictures on the website suggest. Mrs.Brown had gone to so much trouble to decorate the house for Christmas and made us a welcome gift of some lovely Christmas… More
Thank you so much for this great review. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay at Alloway Retreat. I knew that this was a special Christmas for you all and I'm glad that I was able to help fulfill this. Hope to see you all again soon.
“Old sweetie shop crosshill nr maybole scotland” Was made very welcome. Found accomodation very warm and homely.lovely little area to stay in . Very clean through out cottage .Host very helpful and lives next door . Very enjoyable stay !
The House was clean and tidy excellent service from owner .
Cant fault it would stay there again.
Pub across the road which also serves food
Only 15 mins form Ayr .
Bonus was groceries that were … More
Reviewed 12 Nov 2016
This was the perfect little break for me & the missus. We came here to get away from all the hustle& bustle of X-mas.
The landlord popped round to make sure everything was OK, he's very welcoming & h… More
Reviewed 27 Oct 2016
Lovely cottage, Stephen made us feel really welcome, the bread, milk eggs and bacon was a nice surprise, would definitely stay again, only downside was no mobile signal in cottage.… More
The cottage is based in the seaside town of Girvan, minutes from Turnberry Golf Course. With miles of sandy beaches and the harbour just a stones throw away it makes an ideal getaway from walking to adventure holidays.
The newly refurbished cottage has been equipped wit …see more
Braemar House is a Victorian mansion house to rent on an exclusive use basis set in a leafy coastal conservation area. The house is set over 3 levels and extends to a generous 5500 sq ft. It comprises 10 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. The house boasts a wealth of period …see more
Quality self catering holiday accommodation. A 300 acre estate sited on the edge of The Galloway Forest Park that offers many outdoor activities including hill walking, mountain biking and fishing. …see more
“Perfect in every way!” Recently stayed at Kirkoswald Cottage whilst attending the Ricoh Womens British Open at nearby Turnberry.The property was perfect in every way,very spacious,well appointed and spotlessly clean.The location for our stay was param
Newly refurbished oozing elegance and charm, forming the upper level of a Victorian home, a bright and airy 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment. Fully equipped kitchen and lounge with dining area offers spectacular sea view. Secure shared garden and off street parking. Easy …see more
“The house was warm, welcoming, comfortable and super convenient.” This property has everything in comfort and convenience. This lovely home is able to accommodate a large group of family and friends, with easy accessibility to Ayr's shops, restaurant
We have stayed at Park Circus three times before and have booked again for 2014. It is a lovely old property where you feel at home as soon as you walk in. There is lots of space so even when there ha… More
The flat is fully furnished and comes with all essentials including WiFi. Less than 5 minutes walk to the Town Centre and the famous Nardini's. I will usually be able to offer assistance to you during your stay. Apartment has an internal stairway. 24 hour access. E …see more
A pretty stone-built artist's cottage in the picturesque, conservation village of Straiton in South Ayrshire, Scotland. Set amidst the idyllic rural landscape of 'Burns Country'. this lovingly restored holiday cottage is the perfect retreat. and home fro …see more
“Absolutely Wonderful” We had such an amazing time, we hired Balbeg house and the cottage next door and it was just amazing. Superbly kitted out with everything you could possibly need. We cant wait to go back for christmas 2013.
Excellent, had everything you needed plus more. Near to the beach which was ideal for the grandchildren. Views were spectacular from the lounge window. Parking space was always available. The flat had… More
Doonans Cottage is a large newly built detached cottage set at the edge of woodland. Features include a large lounge/dining room (wood burning stove), newly fitted kitchen and three bedrooms. Doonans Cottage offers spacious bright accommodation for a family group.
Ide …see more
“Lovely comfortable cottage in beautiful location but somewhat lacking in privacy”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2013
A spotlessly clean and comfortable cottage with large kitchen and all the mod cons. Spacious and carpeted throughout, except in the kitchen and bathrooms. Well tended grounds with walks on the propert… More
“Ideal setting for a relaxing holiday but close enough to great sites of scotland” This was my first visit to Scotland and my family would definitely stay here again. The cottage was lovely and spacious and situated in a lovely area not too busy, but c
We were a group of three couples who wanted to explore this lovely area. Alloway is a really good location as it is close to the coast, The Isle of Arran, Glasgow and also loch Lomond. The village has… More