Tigh-na-Drisean ref: UKA448

Shiskine, near Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire, Ayrshire & Arran

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  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 


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Accommodation details

2 steps to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tiled floor and French doors leading to patio.
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Living room: With electric wood burner, 32" Freeview Smart TV with Netflix and Rakuten TV, and Amazon Echo Dot.
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Dining room: With wood burner, 32" Freeview TV with Apple TV, DVD player and bluetooth speaker.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Electric storage heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Logs for wood burner available locally. Travel cot and highchair. Enclosed courtyard with patio, garden furniture and firepit. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 2 steps in the courtyard.

Tigh-na-Drisean, near Blackwaterfoot is a peaceful and tranquil escape from everyday busy life. The property has been a well-loved family home for years and now offers guests the chance to relax and unwind in this countryside location. The family own the surrounding farmland so guests can enjoy a real back-to-nature experience as they can get an up close look at the lambs, sheep, cows and horses grazing over the garden wall. The property is located up a track off the main road, and looks out over fields and across to the spectacular ’Sleeping Warrior’ mountains. The rear patio area is perfect for barbecues and relaxing around the firepit with a glass of wine while taking in these countryside views. Spectacular views of Blackwaterfoot beach, the Mull of Kintyre and Machrie Bay can be enjoyed from halfway up Balgowan Hill, to the right of the cottage for those who enjoy a gentle walk, and historians will love the site of Ballygowan Fort, an ancient burial ground on top of Balgowan Hill.
Inside the property is a fusion of traditional and modern. Traditional furniture throughout gives the feel of being in a country farmhouse yet the modern technology of Apple TV and Bluetooth speakers keeps the guests up to date with the modern world. The main living room has comfy sofas to relax in after a day exploring the island. The dining room has an additional cuddle sofa and a wood burner, making this a cosy room to enjoy meals together or for kids to watch a DVD.
The village of Blackwaterfoot is an easy 1 mile stroll away or you can flag down the buses in both directions at the bottom of the farm track if you’d prefer to leave your car at home. Blackwaterfoot has a convenience store, bakers, butchers and hotel with leisure facilities including an indoor pool which is great for rainy days. The village offers three restaurants plus a handy café. Shiskine Golf Course has been called ’the best 12 hole golf course in the world’ and consistently features in the top 100 most beautiful courses. Additionally the golf club offers a putting green, tennis courts and bowling green and the clubhouse has a delicious selection of hot food and baked goods. The beach at Blackwaterfoot has always been a favourite with families for days out, making this area the place to return each year. Being located on the west of the island, visitors benefit from the afternoon sun and spectacular sunsets. Tigh-na-Drisean, Blackwaterfoot is perfect for a weekend break. Beach 1½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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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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