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Balinakill Country House

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Balinakill Country House is a wonderful victorian country house on the west coast of Scotland
Balinakill Country House is a wonderful victorian country house on the west coast of Scotland
Sunny days!
Country kitchen with wood burning stove
Victorian dining room with open fire
Upstairs drawing room with open fire
Cosy gunroom bar with wood burning stove
Four poster bedroom
1st floor bedroom
!st floor at the front
children's room
1st floor bedroom
oak room fireplace
Walled garden
View from upstairs lounge room
1st floor bathroom
Winter view
View from the hill behind Balinakill
View from Dunskeig Iron Age Fort, Clachan (1/2 hour walk from Balinakill)
Garden view
Oak panelled drawing room with open fire
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56 reviews
Manor House
13 Bedrooms
12 Bathrooms
Sleeps 26
Pets allowed
Clachan, Kintyre Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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.<BR><BR>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. <BR><BR>The rental includes all... More
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About the Owner, mrs a
Languages spoken: German, English
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English first
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1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2017 for a stay in February 2016

Sorry took so long to review. My family of 21 people ranging from 2 to 59 stayed here for 4 nights for our annual family gathering and had an amazing time . We have since stayed at much less impressive houses which prompted me to write this late review. Balinakill house is the stuff dreams are made of. The draw...

Angela S
Braintree, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 for a stay in July 2016

Fantastic location if you have a large group to accomodate, Amazing facilities including two kitchens (one fully equipped professional kitchen) to on site bar (which you stock and serve yourself!) Bedrooms were varied in size and number and types of beds but each room was spacious and clean and views amazing! Grounds were immaculate and great for playing outdoor games...

Carol G
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2017 for a stay in May 2016

There were 26 adults in attendance with 3 children. We simply had the best time from the moment we arrived on Friday afternoon until our reluctant departure on Tuesday morning. The bar was seldom empty. We had a formal black tie dinner in the dining room after a champagne reception in the white room - oh the views......................... The house...

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (24)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(9)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (12)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (24)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Smoking not allowed
Pets allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
31 Mar 2017 -
31 Oct 2017
high season
2 nights
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Mid week 24 hire is available on request from £1800.

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 60 days before arrival.

For seated dining for weddings of over 50 guests a marquee is required.
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About the neighbourhood
There are activities and places of interest for all ages and abilities in kintyre including; golf (5 local golf courses including the newly opened Machrihanish Dunes),riding, hunting , shooting fishing, clay-pigeon shooting, walking, bird/nature watching, surfing, sailing, kayaking, diving,visiting local galleries , gardens and craft workshops, Kilmartin Archaelogical Museum, Crinan Canal, and the Owl sanctuary.<BR><BR>We can also arrange cookery and art courses in-house at Balinakill, and are happy to help you arrange any activities in advance of your holiday/weekend.
Car advised
How to get there
To Balinakill by road;<BR><BR>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.<BR><BR>Flights;<BR><BR>There are two flights daily (Monday to Friday) to/from Campbeltown Airport - Glasgow ;<BR> http://www.flybe.com/<BR><BR>Sea Plan Charters;<BR><BR>Sea planes can be chartere... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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