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Whim Cottage, Ballantrae - Sleeps 8

These four holiday cottages on a 200 acre working farm overlooking the Firth of Clyde enjoy panoramic views over the sea to the Antrim Mountains, Ailsa Craig and the Mull of Kintyre. This is a ....

These four holiday cottages on a 200 acre working farm overlooking the Firth of Clyde enjoy panoramic views over the sea to the Antrim Mountains, Ailsa Craig and the Mull of Kintyre. This is a beautiful part of the coastline, just 1 mile from the ancient fishing village of Ballantrae where you may see lobster, crab and salmon being landed from local boats. Girvan, a popular seaside town is 15 mins. drive. The farm includes 1.5 miles of beach, perfect for swimming and beach-combing, accessed by a short footpath from the main road below the cottages. Nearby Knockdolian Hill is an ideal challenge for a brisk walk or climb and offers the opportunity to spot birds of prey. The area also offers fishing, golf at several excellent courses, sailing and horse-racing at Ayr. Shops and pub 1/2 mile plus excellent local restuarants serving seafood and home-reared beef.

A spacious bungalow in its own garden 150m from the beach and quite spectacular views over the sea to Ailsa Craig. 1 double and 2 twin bedrooms, spacious sitting/dining room with open fire, sun lounge with double sofa bed, kitchen , bathroom with walk-in shower. Cooking electricity, oil fired central heating.

Each bungalow has a fridge, washing machine, microwave and television.

Bed linen provided. Cot and high chair available by arrangement.

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Customer Reviews of Whim Cottage, Ballantrae - Sleeps 8

" We all enjoyed the location of this cottage and seeing all the farm animals in the fields and had a great time beachcoming on the private beach. Loved having the large log fire. Children played with all the toys, books and jigsaws in bedroom." Mr Nicolson

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: AY132d
  • HMG Ref: 1003576
  • Property Type: Detached Cottage
  • Number of Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps Suit: 8
  • Features: Open Fire, Nearby Pub, Enclosed Garden
  • Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave
  • Location Features: Working Farm
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 0
  • Nearby Castle

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      Bardrochat is a substantial country house standing high on a hill overlooking 
      the Ayrshire village of Colmonell, not far from Ballantrae. The house 
      commands impressive views of rolling hills, wooded copses and the sudden 
      inclines of ancient settlements, giving way to the open sea around the stubborn symmetry of Ailsa Craig.

    • Craigneil Castle

      Standing on rocky outcrop in highly defensible position, there is much history associated with the place that is probably inaccurate

    • Ardstinchar Castle

      Little survive to view of this 1450 Kennedy castle, only part of the keep some foundations. The castle was demolished in 1770 and the stone used to build a bridge.

    • Pinwherry Castle

      16th century castle ruins in the grounds of Pinwherry House near the road. Dates from C16 and was a Kennedy family house.

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