Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly

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.

Ideally located in South Ayrshire which hosts many interesting visitor attractions including the historic castles of Culzean and Blairquhan and the Robert Burns Heritage Centre and Cottage (our very famous local poet). For keen golfers there are world famous courses including Turnberry (20 minutes drive) Royal Troon (40 minutes drive) and Prestwick (30 minutes drive).

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow Prestwick 38 km, Nearest railway: Maybole 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, High chair available
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The South Ayrshire region

Nearby attractions include Robert Burn Cottage and Heritage Park, birthplace and environment that inspired the imagination of Robert Burns, our national bard. Culzean Castle and Country Park; One of Scotland’s premier tourist attractions maintained by National Trust for Scotland. Touring the castle, walled garden and country park will keep you amused all day.

Head to the Galloway Forest Park with acres of forest, lochs and hills to roam. Ayr Racecourse makes for an exciting day out amd home of the Scottish Grand National and Ayr Gold Cup. There is Ayr Town Centre for shopping and the county town of Ayr next to the sea where the traditional Gaiety Theatre is based. For golf lovers the Turnberry Golf Course home of the British Open 2009 is a must do and Royal Troon Golf Club is located close by.

Take a day trip to Edinburgh Castle, the most popular tourist attraction in Scotland or head to the impressive Stirling Castle to marvel at its grandeau.

Other attractions in the region include Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure park (open summer only) and the Glasgow Science Museum perfect for children offering hands on science! If all that wasn't enough there's the Falkirk Wheel, the worlds first and only rotating boat lift, Deep Sea World, Edinburgh Zoo with 127 types of animals for you to meet and the beautiful Isle of Arran (2 hours via Ardrossan by ferry).

Straiton

Balbeg Country Holidays are situated in dramatic scenery in the Southern Uplands of South West Scotland, some 50 miles south of Glasgow and 16 miles from the county town of Ayr. The quality self catering holiday accommodation forms part of Balbeg Estate, a 300 acre estate which lies on the slopes of the valley of the Water of Girvan about 2 miles south of the delightful conservation village of Straiton.

Balbeg Estate extends from the riverbank and valley floor to the hilltops. The lodge and cottages occupy a slightly elevated position overlooking the river. There is also a section of salmon fishing on the Water of Girvan and a small lake with nature hide. For families Balbeg offers two outdoor play parks, a large nature lake with hide and acres of woodland walks.