Friday 30 June 2023

Balbeg Country Holidays, Straiton, Water of Girvan, Ayrshire

Balbeg Country Holidays offers superb self-catering accommodation near Straiton, nestled on Balbeg Estate in the beautiful Ayrshire region. With five unique properties to choose from, families or groups can truly escape the pressures of everyday life and enjoy a relaxing break in this stunning countryside setting.

One of their properties, Balcraig House, is situated in the south wing of a country mansion and can comfortably accommodate up to 10 people. The spacious lounge with a TV and DVD player provides a cosy space to unwind, while the dining table for 10 allows for enjoyable meals together. The newly fitted kitchen is equipped with modern appliances, ensuring convenience during your stay. With a king en suite, a room featuring a double bed and two singles, and an additional room with a single bed and twin beds, there is ample sleeping space for everyone. Outside, guests can enjoy al fresco dining with the provided garden furniture.

Rabbie Burns Lodge is another delightful option, accommodating up to 16 people in a Scottish timber construction that exudes a charming woodland ambience. The lodge features a spacious lounge with a TV and DVD player, providing a comfortable relaxing space. The newly fitted kitchen is well-equipped, and the seven bedrooms offer comfortable and stylish accommodation. Outside, the patio furniture invites guests to soak up the serene surroundings.

For a smaller group, Doonans Cottage is a newly built detached cottage that sleeps up to 6-8 people. Nestled on the edge of Balbeg Wood, the cottage features a spacious lounge/dining room with a TV and DVD player and a dining table for enjoyable meals. The kitchen is well-appointed with essential appliances, while the bedrooms consist of a double en suite and two twin rooms. Outside, guests can relax on the patio furniture and appreciate the peaceful setting.

Foxglove Cottage is perfect for a party of four, offering a comfortable lounge with a TV and a newly fitted kitchen equipped with the essentials. The dining room provides a pleasant space for meals, while the bedrooms include a double room and a bunk room. Outside, guests can unwind on the patio furniture and enjoy the serene surroundings.

Lastly, Balbeg Cottage has been beautifully renovated and offers breathtaking valley views. The kitchen/dining area, featuring a newly fitted German kitchen, is situated just off the cosy lounge with a wood burner, TV, and DVD player. The bedrooms include two twin rooms and two double en suite rooms, ensuring a comfortable stay for all. Outside, the enclosed garden with patio garden furniture provides a lovely space to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility.

During their stay, guests can explore the enchanting Balbeg Estate, which offers woodland walks, a play area, and a nature pond, perfect for leisurely strolls and outdoor enjoyment.

The properties of Balbeg Country Holidays are ideally located near Straiton, offering easy access to the many attractions of Ayrshire. Visit historic castles like Culzean and Blairquhan, or head to the charming town of Ayr, known for its sandy beaches, delightful bars, cafes, shops, and restaurants. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby courses, and picturesque walks await exploration.

Experience the beauty and charm of Ayrshire with Balbeg Country Holidays. 

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