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Swan Bothy luxurious cottage with hot tub

48 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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WELCOME TO SWAN BOTHY A hidden gem set in the rolling countryside of Ayrshire Unique to Ayrshire, Swan Bothy offers dreamy Scottish comfort both inside and outside, offering spectacular views whether from the spacious living room and bedrooms or the luxury hot tub alongside the cottage. Swan Bothy lies at the heart of Martnaham nature reserve on the edge of a two mile long loch - a stretch of water which is a haven for wildfowl and swans - fringed on the opposite shore by one of the last remaining oak woods in south west Scotland. Set within extensive private grounds and enjoying magical views across the loch, visitors are steeped in nature as they relax into its rhythms away from everyday cares. The granite built cottage once housed the gamekeeper, a netting loft and visiting carriages fr...WELCOME TO SWAN BOTHY A hidden gem set in the rolling countryside of Ayrshire Unique to Ayrshire, Swan Bothy offers dreamy Scottish comfort both inside and outside, offering spectacular views whether from the spacious living room and bedrooms or the luxury hot tub alongside the cottage. Swan Bothy lies at the heart of Martnaham nature reserve on the edge of a two mile long loch - a stretch of water which is a haven for wildfowl and swans - fringed on the opposite shore by one of the last remaining oak woods in south west Scotland. Set within extensive private grounds and enjoying magical views across the loch, visitors are steeped in nature as they relax into its rhythms away from everyday cares. The granite built cottage once housed the gamekeeper, a netting loft and visiting carriages from Culzean Castle, home of the Marquess of Ailsa who enjoyed bringing picnic parties to this far flung corner of his estate. The current owners, whose family have lived on the estate for nearly 100 years, created the comfortable retreat you find today.More
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About the Owner
Diane H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
Interaction with guests
On arrival the key to the property will be behind the first door in the outhouse adjacent to the property. I will come down to welcome you soon after your arrival. My husband and I live on the estate and are available if required.
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1 - 5 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cottage amazing, location, rural, quite with great loch views. Lots of wild life to see. Diane and William very welcoming, and lots of little extras (wine,fresh bread chocolate,etc.).

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank franScotland
Tour630282, VR Owner at Swan Bothy luxurious cottage with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Frances Thank you so much for your lovely review. We hope to meet you again soon. Take care. Diane

Reviewed 15 April 2019

This Is a wonderful place to stay with friends and or family. Lovely setting and really quiet. Our small children (7 and 18 month) both loved the Troll trail and the animals they met. All the little things the owners leave for your arrival really...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Pat V
Tour630282, VR Owner at Swan Bothy luxurious cottage with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Pat Thank you very much for such a lovely review we really appreciate it. Hope to see you all again in the future. Diane

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Reviewed 24 February 2019

Easily accessible and close to amenities and attractions, but so well tucked away you feel completely secluded. Great for children, they can play out and explore, and loved the chickens! Lots of extras like table tennis and play shed, and the cottage was very comfortable...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Rachel L
Tour630282, VR Owner at Swan Bothy luxurious cottage with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

Hi Rachel Thank you so much for such a kind and wonderful review. We look forward to your return and it’s great to hear the children enjoyed it too. Diane

Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Just returned from our 4th visit for our anniversary band valentine's. For that very reason this place is special. We live in Scotland and this is the only place in this country we have ever returned to more than once. If you are looking for...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank caroledallas
Tour630282, VR Owner at Swan Bothy luxurious cottage with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2019

How lovely to hear. It’s wonderful we have such amazing guests. Till next time

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Myself and some friends stayed here in December. This was our second visit this year. Yet again, we had a wonderful stay, the coal fire was the icing on the cake this time. Diane and William were always on hand to bring us coal, wood...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Tracy D
Tour630282, VR Owner at Swan Bothy luxurious cottage with hot tub, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thank you ladies for a wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you all again in the summer. Diane

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Water Views
Safe
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Ping Pong Table
Linens Provided
Kettle
Toaster
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Swan Bothy is set in a small estate but not far from the town of Ayr. Lots to do and see including Tam O Shantel experience, Robert Burns house, Culzean Caste, Dumfries House, electric brae, Ayr Beach, etc
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