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Balinakill Country House

Balinakill Country House is a wonderful victorian country house on the west coast of Scotland
1 of 24Balinakill Country House is a wonderful victorian country house on the west coast of Scotland
Manor House -
13 Bedrooms , 12 Bathrooms , Sleeps 26
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.

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.

The rental includes all fuel, bed-linen,towels and kitchen...
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Listing #HL146055
About the Owner
Ann D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired Balinakill for a long weekend to spend some time with our family and fit in our small wedding. We loved the venue and highly recommend it - everyone staying in it (elderly to young kids) thoroughly enjoyed it too. Ann and her staff...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous as usual. We have stayed at Balinakill several times for our choir boot camp (workshop) weekend. Most tecently last weekend. It is perfect. Enough space for break out groups and large enough spaces to rehearse, eat and socialise together. It feels like home as...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Balinakill House is a place that instantly welcomes you and makes you feel at home. It’s nestled in a secluded corner of the stunning, raw nature of the Kintyre peninsula and feels a million miles from 21st Century urban living. We chose Balinakill House for...More

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  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • 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
  • 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
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(2)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    12 Attached (ensuite)
    6 Twins
    2 Kings
    2 Cribs
    9 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: £550 / stay - Deposit
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.

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.
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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.


There are two flights daily (Monday to Friday) to/from Campbeltown Airport - Glasgow ;

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, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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