Glen Rosa ref: UK31799

Ayr, Ayrshire & Arran

Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Self Catering



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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Sea View 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Waterside Breaks 
  • More Than Dog Friendly 


This beautifully renovated, detached cottage is full of character and sits in secluded gardens with the most stunning views over the Ayrshire coast to the Isle of Arran. The garden boasts a fantastic studio from which to sit and admire the views, pick up a paintbrush or simply relax in.
Glen Rosa nestles in the heart of Burns Country, close to the village of Alloway in an area steeped in tradition and history. Fans of the poet, Robert Burns will be able to visit many attractions, including Burns’ Cottage, the Burns Memorial Museum and the Brig o’Doon - the bridge mentioned in the famous poem Tam o’ Shanter.
The Ayrshire Coastal Path is one of the finest coastal walks, with superb views of the mountains of Arran across the Firth of Clyde. Steeped in history and teeming with wildlife, there are plentiful beaches to explore, as well as many castle ruins.
The quiet country lanes in the area are very popular with cyclists, and the coastline is ideal for various watersports. There are many golf courses close by, including the world famous Turnberry course, with its fantastic spa and outdoor centre, and Royal Troon is also nearby. The National Trust Culzean Castle is spectacular, as is Prince Charles’ Dumfries House, both are definitely worth a visit.
The observatory at Dalmellington, on the edge of the Dark Sky Park, is also hugely popular with many coming to wonder at the stars. Ferry hop over to Arran, Cumbrae or Bute for the day, or from Arran take another ferry to explore the Kintyre Peninsula. Day trips can also be taken to Ireland from Cairnryan.
The seaside towns of Ayr, Prestwick and Troon are all easily reached and various shops, restaurants and cafés to enjoy. Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh are perfect for a day out, as is Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, reached in around 45 minutes. Beach 2 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
Living room: With wood burner, 43" Smart TV and Xbox One X.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With Rangemaster double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and wooden floor.
Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and tiled floor.

First floor

Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With bath, toilet, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

Second floor

Snug: With a selection of board games and DVDs.

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack and doggy extras.


Large enclosed front garden. Large enclosed lawned rear garden with patio, garden furniture and summer house. Bike store. Garage parking for 1 car; private parking for 4 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1.5 miles
  • Distance
    1.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    1.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    2.0 miles
  • Lake

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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