Find Me Out ref: SCCW

Dalmellington, Ayr, Ayrshire & Arran

Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Self Catering

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4
Sleeps
bedrooms
1
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
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  • Barbecue 
  • Detached Property 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Open Fire 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Set amidst the hills of the Southern Uplands, these beautifully restored, detached holiday cottages set on the banks of a rushing stream offer a relaxing getaway. They are accessed by a track and situated in 3000 acres of undisturbed woodland, wetland and other natural habitats, recognised for their importance by their designations as SSSIs. Wildlife is abundant including red squirrels, ospreys, golden eagles, roe deer and badgers. The estate offers fishing, pony trekking, riding, 27km of all terrain cycling, woodland walks, canoeing and kayaking (grade 3+). Golf available at the famed Royal Troon and Turnberry Golf Courses 20 miles. Ayr 15 miles, Castle Douglas 30 miles. Shops 2½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Large living room with open fire and sofa bed (for +2). Large well-equipped kitchen with oil Aga, electric cooker and solid oak floor.

First floor

Double bedroom with 5ft bed (zip & link can be twin beds on request) and dormer windows. Bathroom with shower cubicle, toilet and tiled floor.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Open fire - initial fuel included, thereafter logs £5 per bag. Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Full oil central heating included (October-March £25per week, short breaks pro rata). Sky TV (basic package). DVD (small library). Oil Aga included. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Payphone.

Miscellaneous

Small, walled, lawned garden with furniture. Enclosed gardens set in unspoilt grounds with woodland. Barbecue. Parking (for 2 cars). Horse riding, fishing, water sports (own equipment required, prices on arrangement). Stable livery and grazing by prior arrangement. Two pets welcome at £25pppw. NB: Unfenced river in grounds, sloping banks in woodland. Drop in garden
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    New Cumnock
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    13.8 miles
  • Lake

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About the local area

Situated on the beautiful Clyde Coast, Ayrshire and Arran caters for many different types of holidaymaker; it has unrivalled golf and sporting facilities, a unique cultural heritage and a host of recreational activities. Discover ancient castles, beautiful country parks and gardens, great visitor attractions and friendly market towns. This area has been attracting walkers, cyclists, fishermen and sailing enthusiasts for years, who come to enjoy the granite mountains and sheltered waters of the Firth of Clyde.

South Ayrshire has long sandy beaches and superb sports and recreational facilities, making the area an ideal base for family holidays. Here the popular holiday resort of Troon has an award-winning beach overlooking the Isle of Arran and an esplanade which caters for families. The town's busy harbour attracts anglers and Yacht enthusiasts, the latter being able to enjoy first-class facilities at one of the Clyde's leading sailing centres. Girvan down the coast has a deserved reputation for its floral displays which include Knockcushan Gardens, Orchard Gardens and Rose Gardens and is handy for the Carrick Forest which can be explored on foot or bike.

Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns was born on the outskirts of Ayr and visitors can make trips to his birthplace. The city is a popular seaside resort where you can catch the sea-going paddle steamer PS Waverley which cruises down the Firth of Clyde in the summer or maybe go racing at Ayr Racecourse all year round.

Sporting and recreational activities are high on the agenda in Ayrshire. Golf is a major attraction; in fact Ayrshire and Arran have over forty quality courses in total to choose from, including seven on the Isle of Arran. Of particular note are the championship courses of Turnberry, Troon and Old Prestwick. And water sports enthusiasts will not be disappointed either; The Firth of Clyde is an international centre for yachting with the Sportscotland National Watersport Centre on the isle of Cumbrae and the Scottish Sailing Institute at Largs.

The Isle of Arran is reached by ferry from Ardrossan. This fascinating and surprising island has an amazing mixture of different landscapes for its size, which really is `Scotland in miniature'. Visitors will find mountains and woodlands, beaches, heritage sites and outdoor activities. The capital is Brodick and is the site of Brodick Castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes of Hamilton.

Things to do nearby

Culsean Castle

Culzean Castle, located 12 miles south of Ayr, is one of Scotland's best loved castles. So much so that an illustration of it adorns the £5 notes issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Dalgarven Mill - Museum of Country Life and Costume

Take a step back into the past at the Dalgarven Mill, one of Scotland's tallest surviving grain mills.

Scottish Maritime Museum

The Scottish Maritime Museum is based on Irvine's Harbourside and has a wealth of ship models on display.

The Ayrshire Coastal Path

Ayrshire is located in the south west of Scotland. It is `Rabbie Burns' country and famous for its high quality golf courses.

Rothesay Golf Club

This famous course is perfect for those wishing to combine a challenging game with beautiful scenery.

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