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Castle Wing

Kilmarnock (3mls NE), Ayrshire
Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 5
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Green
Family friendly
Quirky
Castles
Wedding venues
Towels included
Cot available
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Private Scottish Castle set on a beautiful estate with loch, walks in abundance and café
  • 600 acres to roam with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Perfect place to celebrate a family occasion or enjoy a short break
  • Excellent golf courses in the area including Troon and Turnberry
  • A wealth of history and an invitation to have a tour of the families private collection and artefacts
Property code: CWING

Stunning unique private Scottish castle wing arranged on three floors with trout fishing, woodland walks and café on the private estate. Beach 10 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants 1.5 miles. Ideal location to explore Ayrshire coast, enjoy a game of golf at Troon or Turnberry whilst remaining within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Please note there is currently a discount in place for smaller party sizes.

This stunning unique private Scottish castle wing on a stunning estate offers you elegance on a grand scale.  The Castle has been owned by the same family for over 700 years and is crammed with history, the family would be delighted to show you around and give your party a private tour of the castle/estate providing some fascinating stories on the history of this castle and family awaits you along with the chance to see some of the families private collection of historical artefacts. Located in Ayrshire with golf courses, sandy beaches, shops, restaurants and castles all within easy reach. The vibrant city of Glasgow is approximately 20 minutes by car with its many museums, art galleries and parks. The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory at Dalmellington  is less than an hour away and worth a visit for avid star gazers,  there is also a great indoor waterpark 30 miles away which is a fantastic day out for all the family. There are lots of activities on the estate, trout fishing, MBT track, working farm, lovely Café overlooking the loch which opens as a restaurant some evenings, woodland wild life walks are just a few.   

As you enter the wing through the hall with arched exposed stone work it gives you an instant impression of the history of this Castle. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers SIX large bedrooms: on the first floor, 1 super-king-size located half way up the stairs of the first floor (this has its own private corridor), with wood burner (logs included), roll-top bath positioned in a private window recess, separate WC and stunning views over the front lawns. 1 split level room with super king-size zip-and-link accessed by a cast iron spiral staircase with stunning views through stained glass windows and on the lower level 2 sofa beds. The lower level has a private en-suite with shower over bath and WC. 1 four poster in a large room, with a pretty stained glass window and large en-suite shower room with WC.1 zip-and-link double, which can be made into a twin on request, with views over the back lawn and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. On the second floor and accessed through a spiral staircase,1 zip-and-link double, which can be made into a twin on request, with open fireplace. This room also has a large sofa bed. On the third floor 1 twin zip-and-link, accessed through spiral staircase to the top of the tower, with exposed beams, far-reaching views and a large sofa bed. Ideal base for big kids and little ones too with TV and PS3 game station. Bathroom: on the first floor, bath with shower over and WC. Drawing room: on the first floor, beautiful room with large windows, marble fireplace, open fire, surround sound, flat screen TV/DVD/radio/CD with iPod dock, Freeview and Wi-Fi. Ground floor den: located underneath castle’s staircase with seating and a vast amount of books and a multi purpose games table which includes pool, air hockey and foosball. Impressive dining room on the ground floor with dining table that seats 16 comfortably. The large kitchen is accessed from the dining room and is well-equipped with 2 electric ovens, 2 hobs, 2 dishwashers, 2 fridge/freezers and microwave. The utility room has a washing machine, drinks fridge, sink and separate WC.

Outside: 600 acres to roam with garden furniture and BBQ. Wellington boots and buggy/pushchair are provided to enjoy the grounds.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 6 bedrooms - 2 x super-king, 1 x double zip and link, 1 twin zip and link with sofa bed, 1 x double zip and link with addition of two sofa beds, 1 four poster bed
  • Bathrooms - WC and bathroom on first floor with shower over bath, 1 en-suite shower room WC, 1 en-suite shower over bath WC, Bathroom on
  • Kitchen - 2 electric ovens, 2 hobs, 2 dishwashers, 2 fridge/freezers and microwave
  • Utility room - Washing machine and drinks fridge
  • Wood burner in first floor Super-king bedroom, open fire in second floor Super-king bedroom and open fire in the drawing room
  • Ample parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Please note dogs are not permitted on the upper floors of the property
  • Beach 10 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants 1.5 miles
  • Please note if the property is not left in a fair state of cleanliness this will result in a £250 charge
  • Regrettably we are unable to allow stag/hen parties or non-family bookings from people under the age of 30. 

This is certainly one place you will never have to worry about keeping all generations entertained. Benefiting from a huge amount of private space to explore, you can relish the stunning surrounds and walk, run and play from breakfast 'til bedtime. Less than 2 miles down the road, you can make the most of the nearby adventure playground, urban farm, visitor centre, tearoom and shop too.

With the centre of Kilmarnock 3.5 miles away, you can easily pop into town should you fancy it. Pick up supplies from the local baker for delicious breakfasts at home and take note of your favourite eateries for a light lunch or evening meal. If you have a hankering for a round or two, Kilmarnock's Annanhill Golf Course is only 4 miles away and is open to both members and visitors.

If it's a breath of sea air that you need, a 13-mile drive will take you to the coast, where Gailes awaits with another beautiful golf course! For a complete change of scene, make the 20.5-mile journey to the city of Glasgow, or, if you'd prefer to keep the wild vibes going a little longer, travel a little further to the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory at Dalmellington (31 miles) where stars blaze in the night sky.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

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Reviewed by Susan 16th August 2019

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The castle wing was ideal for our large family party - 13 adults and a toddler. It is a real castle so it felt very special, and yet homey and comfortable so we could relax and enjoy ourselves.

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