Mainslea ref: UK13194

Dunure, near Ayr, Ayrshire & Arran

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
12
Sleeps
bedrooms
6
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
4
Bathrooms
Pets
3
Pets allowed
Changover day
FRI,MON
Changeover day
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Sea View 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Boasting spectacular views over Dunure Castle to the Firth of Clyde coast and across the sea to the Isle of Arran, this spacious, detached house sits just yards from the beach and the picturesque fishing harbour in Dunure. There is an abundance of wildlife in the area, including red squirrels, deer, otters and seals, and is a haven for birdwatchers. The property is situated on the Ayrshire Coastal Path, 100 miles of the finest coastline in the British Isles, boasting panoramic scenery.
Ayrshire offers a varying coastline with villages, beaches and rocky coves to explore. Inland there is walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing, racing, gardens and castles to visit, and a choice of golf courses, including the world famous Turnberry. Culzean Castle, with grounds extending over 550 acres, has a network of wooded trails passing along the beach. The stunning Dumfries House is also worth a visit. Ayrshire is also known as ‘Burns’ Country’ and is steeped in tradition and history. Visit Burns Cottage, the Burns Memorial Museum and the Brig O’ Doon, the bridge from the famous poem ’Tam O’ Shanter’. The seaside towns of Ayr, Prestwick and Troon are all close by with beautiful sandy beaches. Day trips can be taken to Arran and Cumbrae. Beach 250 yards. Shop 250 yards, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With open fire and 55" Smart TV.
Living/dining room.
Kitchen:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Games room: With Freeview TV, PlayStation 4, pool table and dartboard.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and single bed.
Annexe:
Bedroom 2:
With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed and en-suite with bath and toilet.
Bedroom 4: With double bed.
Bedroom 5: With double bed.
Bedroom 6: With single bed.
Shower room 1: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Shower room 2: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Hot tub for 5 (private). Bike store. Private parking for 6 cars; additional on road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Ayr
  • Shops
    250 yards
  • Distance
    7 miles
  • Restaurant
    3 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Maybole
  • Pub
    3 miles
  • Railway station distance
    6.2 miles
  • Lake
    250 yards (beach)

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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