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Straiton holiday house rental with beach/lake nearby, walking and log fire and TV

Balcraig House

from £165 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Balcraig House

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10 Home 10658

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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Balcraig House is the stunning wing of an Ayrshire Country Mansion. This unit is part of a complex. It can be rented with other properties should you wish to holiday with a larger group - join with Doonans Cottage to sleep up to 16. The house has spacious living areas with a very large living room/dining area (over 30 ft by 25 ft) two open fireplaces on opposing ends of the room. The large south facing conservatory has fantastic views of the hills nearby.

This area of South Ayrshire 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 10, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
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 Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, High chair
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Balcraig House accommodates up to 10 as follows:

One king sized room with en-suite facilities.

One family room sleeping up to 4.

One single twin bedded room.

Sofabed in recess of lounge.

Further details outdoors

Being situated in a 300 acre estate you will have ample space to explore with the following attractions:

Kids playpark

Adventure playground

Acres of woodland walks

Large nature pond with nature hide

Large playing field including football pitch

Stabling for horses

Hill walks

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 theatre 'Gaiety' 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 Park

Safari and adventure park (open summer only) and the Glasgow Science Museum perfect for children offering 'hands on' science! If all that wawsn'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).


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.

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3 Dec 2012


"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.

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