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Balure Country House - Kintyre - Sleeps 10 House

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Balure Country House - Kintyre - Sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 13 reviews

  • House
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

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Availability for Christmas & Hogmanay - prices reduced - book now to avoid disappointment!

Luxury, family holiday house with unique Macdonald history on the Mull of Kintyre peninsular, Scotland. Sleeps 10 (9+1). Maximum of 8 adults for comfort.Set in 5 acres of private grounds, woodland and paddocks with sea views across to the islands of Cara, Islay, Jura and Gigha, Balure is the perfect spot for extended families or groups to explore the magical Kintyre Peninsular. The property has recently been lovingly renovated to a high standard with wifi throughout. There are 4 reception rooms, large boot/dog room with heating and a new fitted kitchen with large electric range cooker. Five bedrooms and two bedrooms have en-suite facilities, families with babies are provided for with cots, steriliser and highchair included.Within the grounds of the property is Balure Games Lodge, a Norwegian log cabin with full size pool table, darts, library and table tennis. The exterior decking is perfect

Availability for Christmas & Hogmanay - prices reduced - book now to avoid disappointment!

Luxury, family holiday house with unique Macdonald history on the Mull of Kintyre peninsular, Scotland. Sleeps 10 (9+1). Maximum of 8 adults for comfort.Set in 5 acres of private grounds, woodland and paddocks with sea views across to the islands of Cara, Islay, Jura and Gigha, Balure is the perfect spot for extended families or groups to explore the magical Kintyre Peninsular. The property has recently been lovingly renovated to a high standard with wifi throughout. There are 4 reception rooms, large boot/dog room with heating and a new fitted kitchen with large electric range cooker. Five bedrooms and two bedrooms have en-suite facilities, families with babies are provided for with cots, steriliser and highchair included.Within the grounds of the property is Balure Games Lodge, a Norwegian log cabin with full size pool table, darts, library and table tennis. The exterior decking is perfect for evening drinks whilst watching the stunning sunsets over the Paps of Jura. Balure House was built in 1871 as a Dower house for the Macdonalds of Largie who have been in Kintyre since 1482. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Cosmo Lang was a close friend of John Moreton Macdonald, 12th Laird of Largie family and used Balure as his holiday home in Scotland. Balure is still an original Macdonald family home.1 Bedroom Cottage - sleeps 2 also available. Balure Cottage is situated at the gates of Balure House and can be booked separately or as part of a package with Balure House. Please contact the owners for details or see the website for tariff and bookings.Wildlife * Golf * Walking * Watersports * Macdonald History * Seafood * Beaches * Amazing Sunsets * Whisky

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Location description from owner

The Kintyre Peninsula region

Just 21/2 hrs from Glasgow, the journey is nothing short of breathtaking through mountains and glens, following lochs and castles.Leaving the beautiful Loch Lomond, head out towards the historic town of Inverary, admire the castle before travelling on to Lochgilphead and following Loch Fyne to Tarbert, the seafood village of Kintyre. Leaving Tarbert travel south on the A83 towards Campbletown, through the villages of Whitehouse and Clachan.Balure House is just 15 mins from Tarbert along the Kintyre coast and opposite the islands of Islay, Gigha and Cara.

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Follow in the footsteps of St Columba and discover the ancient, historic and unspoilt land and coastline of magical Kintyre.Visit seafood festivals, music festivals, Springbank Whisky distillery, Machrihanish Golf courses. Try the Kintyre Seatours and visit the islands of Gigha and Arran, day trips to Inverary Castle or Oban.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Super King Beds, 6 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Smoking
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About the owner

Rebecca M
Response rate:
85%
Calendar updated:
29 Aug 2016
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian, Dutch, Swedish


This House has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 26 Nov 2013. Located in Kintyre Peninsula, it has 13 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £895 to £1950.

The Owner has a response rate of 85% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 29 Aug 2016.

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“A West coast gem”

Reviewed 5 May 2014

If you want a Scottish break to remember then Balure House has everything you need. Surrounded by breath taking land and seascapes the house can be found nestled 200 yards from the road in amongst a beautiful woodland. The house caters for all, the interior is finished to a very high standard with plenty of space for everyone to relax. The social areas of the house a ideal for home cooking and long evening meals with friends, a home from home. The house is very spacious, the outside patio is ideal for BBQs and lounging and the extra games cabin away from the house is a perfect area to drink some beers and have some competitive table tennis games! The house is well equipped for every eventuality and i can't recommend it enough, i shall certainly be returning, truly stunning location. Thank you Angus and Rebecca, you went out of your way to make the weekend special.

Thank you, it was great you all had such a fun weekend, thank you for leaving the house in perfect condition, we would have hardly known you had all been there!! Best wishes Angus & Rebecca

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