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Balinakill Country House

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  • Balinakill Country House
    Balinakill Country House
    Balinakill Country House
    Sunny days!
    Country kitchen with wood burning stove
    Victorian dining room with open fire
    Upstairs drawing room with open fire
    Property description
    Clachan
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    13 Bedrooms, 12 Bathrooms, Sleeps 28
    Balinakill nestles on a hillside in 7 acres of peaceful grounds on the west side of the Kintyre Peninsula in Argyll, easily accessible by air, boat or road. This impressive victorian country house retains a wealth of period features and is set in mature gardens on the edge of the village of Clachan, one of the oldest settlements in Kintyre.

    Balinakill has 12 double/twin en suite bedrooms, an additional children's play/bedroom, 3 large public rooms, a fully equipped country kitchen, a Victorian dining room, and a cosy gunroom bar with a wood burning stove. A separate catering kitchen is also available should guests choose to arrange full or partial contract catering during their stay. On arrival you will find fresh flowers in the public rooms, the fires and the stoves set.

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  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(3)
    • Dining Seats (30)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(11)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (12)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Game Room
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (24)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Pool Table
    • Private Fishing Lake/River
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Stereo System
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      Yes
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    For guests use there is a pool table, a music corner (small selection of musical instruments for guest's use including a piano), reference books of local history, flora and fauna, a small book swap, golf clubs, 2 bicycles and 2 fishing rods (Balinakill has fishing rights on local Loch Ciaran). In the kitchen there is also a fully integrated coffee maker, food processor , hand mixer and blender.
    Listing #HL146055 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Christmas 19 Dec 2014 26 Dec 2014 7 nights -- --
    £5,990
    New Year 27 Dec 2014 3 Jan 2015 7 nights -- --
    £6,690
    low 5 Jan 2015 26 Mar 2015 2 nights
    £850
    £1,250
    £4,290
    high 27 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2015 2 nights
    £950
    £1,350
    £4,490
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    Fees
    • : £500 / stay - Deposit
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Mid week 24 hire is available on request from £1500.

    Changeover day is usually Friday - 4pm check in , 10am check out, 4pm on Sundays.

    20% Deposit of total payable on booking to secure dates.
    Balance + £530 returnable good housekeeping deposit due no later than 28 days before arrival.

    For seated dining for weddings of over 50 guests a marquee is required.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    To Balinakill by road;

    The majority of visitors to the peninsula travel by road from Glasgow driving along the west coast of Loch Lomond, over the mountainous route through the Rest and be Thankful and on into Argyll where the roads become quieter and the scenery more and more spectacular. The drive takes approximately 2.5 hours direct from Glasgow but there are many distractions along the way including the famous Loch Fyne Oyster Bar and the picturesque village of Inveraray and Inveraray Castle, home of the Duke of Argyll.

    Flights;

    There are two flights daily (Monday to Friday) to/from Campbeltown Airport - Glasgow ;
    http://www.flybe.com/

    Sea Plan Charters;

    Sea planes can be chartered from Glasgow, landing in Tarbert - www.lochlomondseaplanes.com

    Citylink Bus;

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    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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Mooks74
Dublin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We hired this beautiful country home as part of a surprise 40th birthday party weekend and all I can say was we were all surprised at how wonderful this place was. From the beginning to the end it held special memories and both the accommodation and location made it all the more special. On arrival we were shown around the... more

moraganna
LA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We stayed at Balinakill Country House in August for a musical work shop, everyone that attended the weekend thoroughly enjoyed their stay away, we all took advantage of all facilities and all admired what was on offer to us. Thank you to the management for making our stay a fantastic break. The decor inside and the exterior are all very... more

Jollierod...
Kent UK
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Just back from a week of wedding celebrations in Balinakill. There were 25 of us and everyone had a fantastic time. Before booking we viewed a number of different venues and Balinakill stood out from the rest then but after our week there I cant speak highly enough about the place. The house is tastefully decorated and in good condition,...

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Owner
mrs a m darby
+44 141 342 5407
Speaks English, German
Listed since : Dec 2010
Calendar Updated: 24 days ago
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