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“Ballochgair heaven”
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Hot tub sunk into private decking, stunning views, what more can be said? Ballochgair Farmhouse
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19 reviews
House and hot tub view
Hot tub sunk into private decking, stunning views, what more can be said?
Ballochgair Farmhouse
Large sumptuosly appointed livingroom, perfect for a large family to relax in.
Modern kitchen, door opens onto large private deck and hot tub
Recently refurbished upstairs double room, feature fireplace, stunning views over kilbrannan sound!
Second livingroom, working feature fireplace, large Lcd TV, Nintendo wii for the kids, amazing views
Luxury upstairs bathroom with whirlpool bath and 5 headed shower
Upstairs bedroom, recently refurbished, spacious bedroom.
Downstairs bathroom, traditional style, roll top bath
Feature fireplace in one of the bedrooms
upstairs bedroom, recently refurbished, twin room, LCD TV with free view, amazing views (ofcourse!)
View from upstairs bedroom window, what a lovely way to wake up!
View from upstairs bathroom, looking straight onto Arran and the Kilbrannan Sound
View from second upstairs bedroom, beautiful.
View from the smaller downstairs livingroom
View from the larger downstairs livingroom.
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Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Campbeltown, Kintyre Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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Jacquie C
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ballochgair heaven”
Reviewed 8 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
1
person found this review helpful

We thoroughly enjoyed the spectacular views from this extremely comfortable spacious house. Our hosts were attentive but discreet from the generous welcome pack to the solicitous enquiries during our stay. Delightful times in the hot tub. Lots of fun playing games in front of the open fire.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Aug 2017
Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Ballochgair, sorry about the weather on a couple of days!! Hope to see you again in the future, hope everything is good with you all across the water from us!
Regards
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Pamela C
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Well equipt house with fabulous views”
Reviewed 31 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
2
people found this review helpful

Had a lovely weekend here, 6 adults and 2 dogs, plenty room and very comfortable. Great garden and perfect location to stay for MOK run as just a short drive into Campbeltown. Had a nice walk from the house - saw dolphins and seals.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Jul 2017
Thanks Pamela for taking the time to leave such a positive review, we hope to see you again in the future, maybe 10k time again so new personal best's could be set!

Thanks
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Paul W
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed 12 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
2
people found this review helpful

It is a wonderful house on a working farm with beautiful vistas and delightful animals all around. The house had plenty of room for the five of us with very nice accommodations. It was a short walk to ruins and down to the bay to explore the area. Short drive to Campbelltown for links and very nice meals. With the beautiful views and the nice house I would highly recommend this for your vacation.

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Management Response
30 May 2017
Thanks for such a positive review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay, hope the rest of your golfing holiday went well, hope to see you again soon
Thanks!
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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017
1
person found this review helpful

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Management Response
30 May 2017
Thanks for taking the time to review, glad you had a great stay, hope to see you again some time in the future!
Thanks
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JDB_Vence
Vence, France
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Wonderful location and spectacular views!”
Reviewed 9 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017
2
people found this review helpful

If you want a place to stay with amazing sea views on this wonderful Scottish peninsula and direct access to a truly magical beach, this is the one to choose.
The owners were very helpful and attentive from start to finish. The house itself is substantial and comfortable with all the amenities a family needs and plenty of sofas for everyone to collapse on after exploring the amazing coastline. City-dwellers will appreciate the old-world charm of the local villages and Campbeltown itself, just a few minutes drive away. Historic distilleries like Springbank offer tours and tastings and everyone is as friendly and welcoming as you would expect. This is a true escape from the pressures of modern life at work or at school - and the dog loved it too!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Apr 2017
Thank you very much for the positive review, glad you enjoyed the farmhouse and the area, we really hope to be able to welcome you back again in the future,
Ps. Glad you had some lovely weather, although probably not as nice as France at this time of year
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Flyer4569...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A stunning place”
Reviewed 23 September 2016 for a stay in July 2016
2
people found this review helpful

What a splendid time we had at The Ballogchair Farmhouse!

The farm is just a superb property, fully equipped with all one could possibly need (contemporary kitchen, lovely shower and baths, comfy bedding, relaxing hot tub, etc.)

Our host made us very welcome, answered our many questions and gave us excellent tips on where to go and what to do.

The Kintyre peninsula with its scenic coastline, its ancient history and its close proximity to Islay is definitely worth the trip. We also warmly recommend the Ballochgair Farmhouse!

Corinne and Justin
Dominique, Stéphanie, Pierre-Marie, Pauline and Faustine

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Liked best: Exceptional location and luxurious accommodation
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Apr 2017
Thanks for taking the time to write and review, we were delighted you chose to stay with us and would love to welcome you back in the future!
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Angus H
San Carlos, California
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Truly beatiful house and location”
Reviewed 15 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We spent three days here in early August, and left wishing we had booked longer. The house is a large farmhouse, and is beautifully furnished and decorated, not just typical "cast-off" stuff like so many rental places. The view across to Arran and Ailsa Craig are really stunning, and looking out at them while enjoying breakfast on the deck or relaxing in the hot tub was really wonderful. Kintyre is not the highest profile corner of Scotland but there's plenty to explore including castles, beaches, seaside towns. Leaping from the dunes at Machrihanish was our kids' highlight of the trip and the haggis nachos at the Old Clubhouse were a good surprise. Felicity and Sean were very welcoming and we wish them much success in continuing to rent their home.

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Liked best: Everything, the hot tub and view
Liked least: would have been nice if the wifi signal was stronger, it was kind of useless
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Aug 2016
Thanks for the kind words Angus, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay, if you are ever back in Argyll we would love to see you again
Regards
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