Terraced Cottage home swap
Former Miners cottage in peaceful rural location 14 miles East of Ayr & 45 miles West of Dumfries. Our holiday home is available at most times of the year. Situated in the heart of Burns Country. http://www.burnsmuseum.org.uk/ Sleeps 6 with 2 double bedrooms one of which is a loft bedroom inc. on-suite toilet, plus a double bed settee in Study containing plenty of books & CD's. One bathroom & dining kitchen. Glazed gazebo in the garden with decking area. Central heating throughout with Gas fire in the sitting room.
Dish washer-Washing machine-Microwave-Smart TV-Netflix-Apple TV-DVD Player-Internet-BBQ-Electric Piano & telescope (if you feel the urge)
Village shops inc. Chemist & Co-op all within walking distance. An excellent centre for walking http://www.ayrshirescotland.com/loch-doon.html, cycling, white water rafting & fishing by the famous River Doon.
A pair of Ospreys nest across Loch Doon from the Roundhouse Cafe, they had their first chicks here in 2014. You can watch the birds on a video link from the Cafe which is situated close to Loch Doon Dam.
An Observatory in local Craigengillan Estate opened in 2012 which is one of only 5 "gold tier" dark sky parks around the world.
The Hollybush Pub with good food (10 miles). Hourly bus service to Ayr for train connection to Glasgow. Nearest airport is Prestwick (15 miles). Ayr has many attractions with it's connections to Robert Burns, beach, golf courses http://www.ayrshire-arran.com/golf/passes/ racecourse, cinema, ice rink & excellent restaurants.
Ferry to Isle of Arran operates from Ardrossan (34 miles)
Also well worth a visit is the National Trust property of Culzean Castle & Country Park (18 miles) http://www.nts.org.uk/Visit/Culzean-Castle-and-Country-Park
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Non Simultaneous Exchange
- Open to Offers
- Weekend Exchange
Conditions of home exchange
- Garage / Parking
- Shopping facilities
- Horse Riding
- Car recommended
Closest airport: Prestwick
Nearest city: Glasgow
Property type: Cottage
Location type: Rural