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Garden Apartment

Ayr, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 1021628)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Doolan

    “Ayr has fabulous restaurants and a beautiful beach.”

    The accommodation is well place for both. A few minutes walk from the town centre, with easy access to the rail and bus system. There is a free car park at the end of Cromwell Road, a few minutes walk away. ...

    The accommodation is well place for both. A few minutes walk from the town centre, with easy access to the rail and bus system. There is a free car park at the end of Cromwell Road, a few minutes walk away. It wasn’t a holiday for us, we were travelling back for a family funeral, but the flat meant we could stay with our two grown up children, just a few minutes away from my windowed mother in law. So she had space to grieve but we were close at hand. We will definitely use the property again.

The property

Found in the town of Ayr, a popular seaside resort, is this ground-floor apartment with great access to the sea and a variety of amenities on your doorstep.

Suited to couples or even a small family who want a trip to the seaside as well as soak in the gorgeous Scotland countryside, this property makes for a fantastic base to travel along the Western coast of Scotland.

Hop up the three steps, make your way through the communal hall to your front door on the right, and come into this delightful apartment, heading into the living space through the entrance hallway.

A bright and open room thanks to the French doors leading out to the enclosed patio letting the light flood in, this is where you will enjoy relaxing with your loved ones.

A dining area provides you with a perfect spot to gather around for meal times, while the plush seating will be a comfort after a busy day exploring.

Turn the TV on and watch as you begin prepping dinner in the kitchen area, home to several essential appliances for your self-catered stay.

Move across the wood floors and step outside into the courtyard on a summer morning with your coffee to begin the day feeling refreshed.

Enjoy a hot shower in the bathroom where a bath with a shower over lives, as well as a basin and WC, and continue getting ready for the day in one of the bedrooms choosing from a king-size or a twin.

Both bedrooms benefit from stunning sea views, with the quaint Isle of Arran being visible on a clear day too.

Affording excellent storage space is a built in cupboard-turned-wardrobe, leading to the king-size room with a unique curved wall, beautifully presented and decorated in a simple and effective style, you are sure to love this sleeping spot.

Take a stroll down to the sea to experience Ayr's lovely long and sandy beach, complete with a delightful esplanade perfect for walking along.

Also on the promenade, the kids can enjoy the massive play park, or even have an afternoon at Pirate Pete's where the local children have birthday parties and love the soft-play areas if it's too cold outside.

For a spot of culture and the arts, the Gaiety Theatre is just a 5 minute walk around the corner, with a varied choice of eateries, bars, pubs and cafes on the way, or within a short walkable radius including The Treehouse, Cecchini's, The Rupee Room, Cafe Monza, Smith's, The Smoking Goat, Macfarlane, and for a later night out, Mecca Bingo too.

If you want to snuggle up for a night in to plan your day ahead, the local favourite fish and chip shop Wellington's, is a minute's stroll away for you to experience the best fish supper in Ayr, right next door to the award-winning Renaldo's ice cream shop.

The highly up-to-date Citadel Leisure Centre is also a mere 9 minute walk away and offers a range of sports classes, a fully equipped gym and swimming pool which is also great for the kids.

You can hire bikes closeby and cycle all the way to Greenan Shore with breathtaking sunset views over the iron bridge, where you can feed the ducks, swans and the only goose at the mouth of the River Doon.

Visit the birthplace of Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns, on the outskirts of the town at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum for some fascinating local history.

A bit further afield, there are regular bus and train links to the historic city of Glasgow, as well as the seaside town of Largs, where you can catch a quick ferry to the Isles of Arran, Bute and beyond.

Another favourite haunt of many of the locals is golf, with three public golf courses nearby you have an excellent selection.

Garden Apartment is an ideal base for exploring this lovely area of Scotland.

Summary

  • All ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double and 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking in nearby car park, however charges do apply (£3/day)
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 mile
  • Please note: There are three steps up to the front door entrance, and one step up to the garden, however within the property it's all on one level

About the location

AYR

Kilmarnock 17 miles; Glasgow 40 miles.

Perched on the south-west coast of Scotland, is the bustling town of Ayr. This popular seaside resort lies a mere 40 miles from Glasgow city and is the perfect spot to get away from city life. Within the town you will find an endearing sea front and a wealth of eateries, pub and shops to suit all ages and tastes. Here, you will also find the 16th century, Ayr Racecourse which is the venue of the Scottish Grand National, the Ayrshire Handicap and the Ayr Gold Cup, in addition to three golf courses. Within the town you will also find a magnitude of historical landmarks to explore, including Burns Cottage, Loudoun Hall and St. John's Tower. To the South of the town is the majestic Galloway Forest Park which houses breath-taking views and the dramatic scenery of the towering mountains of Merrick, Mulwharcher and the Rhinns of Kells, that are waiting to be explored. Ayr is a refreshing base for a seaside holiday to Ayrshire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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