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Spacious Villa in Largs, North Ayrshire Coast.Ideal for families. Pets considere

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 roomy bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10 maximum

The villa is located in a quiet part of the town only 200 metres from the beach. It has 5 roomy double bedrooms (two located on the ground floor), separate lounge, dining room and kitchen. There are 2 bathrooms one on the ground floor and the other on the upper floor. Has full central heating and double glazing. Good sized back and side gardens that are very safe for children. The Villa can sleep a maximum of 10 people and there is a travel cot available.

The Lounge which can seat 9 has FreeSat TV with Video and DVD player .There is a varied collection of DVDs and videos. Free WI-FI available

The Dining room, which has an extending table, can seat 8 adults comfortably. Child's high chair in addition. Also In the dining room is an electric piano. High chair. Books are available together with a varied collection of videos/ DVDs .

Fully equipped kitchen - Fridge Freezer, Microwave, Toaster, Cooker with fan oven, Washing Machine, cordless kettle and a filter coffee machine.

The downstairs bathroom has a bath with shower, wash basin and toilet. The upper has shower cabinet, washbasin and toilet

Parking immediately outside house on street or in field ground adjacent to house if preferred.

Largs Town Centre: The compact town centre, which is only ten minutes walk from the Villa, is attractive and is close to both the sea front and the Cumbrae ferry terminal. Parking can be difficult in the town in high season. The town has a Morrison's supermarket and many shops including WH Smith and Superdrug. There are numerous cafes, bars, restaurants and take- aways.

For the energetic walker and sporty type Largs and surrounding areas offers much including a top class sporting centre. For those who wish to totally relax the promenade walks are gentle, in particular the walk to the Marina, via the Pencil Monument, where you can have a refreshment and dine in very pleasant surroundings.

A regular train service to Glasgow operates seven days a week and it allows for connections to both Glasgow and Prestwick airports. Good reasonably priced taxis are readily available. Frequent bus service to Greenock, Ayr and Glasgow. For full details on methods of travelling to and about Largs and surrounding area, visit the Tourist Information Centre beside railway station.

For historical information visit the Historical Society which is in Manse Court (adjacent to the George Inn in the Main Street). Also St.Columba;s Church.

Golf: Many golfers who wish to play the many excellent courses in Ayrshire -there are 45 of them- (including Turnberry and Royal Troon) use Largs as their base because of the 2 local courses, Routenburn (where a young Sam Torrance learnt his craft) and Kelburn and the fact that most courses are within 15 to 45 minutes drive from Largs. Virtually all courses welcome visitors and are reasonably priced. Expect to pay quite a bit more for Royal Troon and Turnberry and they are likely to ask for handicap certificates. Specific details on courses and their location can be provided on request although the Internet gives considerable detail on each course. The Island of Cumbrae which lies about a mile off the Largs coast has a good 18 holes and provides wonderful vistas of the Clyde and its islands. It is very popular and prior booking is recommended. The Island of Arran has a number of good courses (9 and 18 holes). The Island of Arran is reached by car ferry from Ardrossan (12 miles south of Largs)

Excursion Trips: These are numerous and a visit to the Tourist Information Centre is worthwhile. However have a day out in the county town of Ayr and take in the Robert Burns country. He was born in Alloway just south of Ayr. Burns cottage is now a museum. Close to the cottage is the recently opened Burns Experience Centre. One hour's drive will take you to the Trossachs which on a fine day is a scenic delight. From here you can go onto Stirling and visit its very fine castle. The remarkable Falkirk Wheel in the town of Falkirk should be visited. Rob Roy's country is close by. Take a ferry from Gourock over to the island of Bute (Dunoon or Hunter's Quay) and meander up the A885 through the scenic grandeur wildness of Argylleshire to Tarbet. From there turn south and this will take you beside the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond. Keep on the A82 and cross the Erskine Bridge and back on to the M8 towards Greenock and eventual return to Largs. These are relaxing drives and the roads are seldom busy. Glasgow is 50 min drive from Largs and Edinburgh 1.5 hours.

More Details

Owner
L Martin
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About L Martin

My family have owned the house since it was built in the mid 1950's and it has been steadily modernised and altered internally during the ensuing decades to meet changing needs. However it retains its character, is a good family house and very suitable for holidaymakers.

L Martin purchased this villa in 1955

Why L Martin chose Largs

The house is set apart from other properties and is also situate in a quiet part of the town. There is a good sized back garden which is safe for children and if the weather is good the barbecue is available for use .Table and chairs are set out.

The promenade is about 200 yards away and if you have children there are 2 play parks , one located on the promenade being very good and the other about 100 yards from the house.

Many craft sail on the Firth of Clyde and with yachts plying on the Firth in front of the islands it is a most pleasant sight. Sun sets over the river can be quite glorious.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a wonderful time in Largs.So lucky with the weather-out in our "T" shirts during the day. No need for wellies and foul weather gear dragged up by the non-believers from London

All of us (including the little ones) cycled round Cumbrae and saw the seals. Visited Vikingar, walked to Kelburn Country Park and had access to most of its amenities including a paddock ride. Had lovely coffee at the Marina -half the price in London. Spent a great day on the beach near the Pencil. Big finale was an evening walk to Nardini's cafe for a double cone and some stargazing on the beach. The Sassenach and Teutonian mothers could not believe the clean air and water, spectacular views and friendlieness of the locals.

Thank you for allowing us to stay in your house. The kids all shouted a fond farewell when we left for the train. It was a very welcome home for us for those few days. The kitchen had everything we could have needed and more. We could all sit around the dining table for meals and the sitting room was a cosy fit in the evenings. We made use of the board games that were available; the wee ones played endless rounds of Junior Scrabble and the older ones chess.

Everything was much to our satisfaction and your folders really helpful. Perhaps I shouldn't say this but I think you could charge a bit more!

Thanks once again.
Feb 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Largs in North Ayrshire

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , shower unit,Wash basin,WC
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , bath,shower,WC, wash hand basin
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
  • 4 doubles (one with single bed in addition). 1 room with 3 beds, 1 cot
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pets are not permitted in bedrooms and must be kept off furniture. They must be fully house trained and not exercised in the garden or field areas. No smoking permitted in the property. Bed Linen and Towels are included in the rental rates quoted. For lets of 2 weeks or more, weekly cleaning and changes to bed linen and towels can be arranged subject to pricing and negotiation with the property's appointed housekeeper. Ask for details if interested. Whilst the house can potentially sleep up to 12 persons, bookings are limited to 10 persons. The lounge can only comfortably seat 9 persons and the dining room table 8 plus high chair

Reviews

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Excellent stay

  • 4 of 5

Our stay could not have been better. The location was on a quiet street, running down to the water and park, yet was also within walking distance to all amenities and downtown. It accommodates a large group comfortably. The back garden is large and private. The kitchen was functional and worked well. The 2 bathrooms were a plus with our group as were the main floor bedrooms as my elderly mother-in-law did not have to try to climb the stairs. Parking was easy and free on the street directly in front of the house. While the house is older, it is well maintained and very clean. I would definitely return and I would recommend it to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for review. We try to make house as welcoming as is possible. The location of house and parking make it an attractive venue. The house was built in 1955 and well maintained. The 2 bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor make it easy for those who have difficulty with stairs
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Very welcoming and comfortable: ideal for a family/group of friends. Location excellent.

  • 4 of 5

Overal experience was very positive.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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a nice property but we had to wash all crockery and cutlery as they werent just as clean as they cou

  • 3 of 5

had everything in the house we could need and a great garden which would be great in the summer it is well placed for the town and beach

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My cleaners rarely have complaints levied against them and it is therefore disappointing that there seems to have been an oversight on checking the cleanliness of crockery and cutlery on this occasion. Apart from this very pleased that the rental party found the house to be to their satisfaction.
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Excellent location

  • 4 of 5

The house has everything you could need for a comfortable stay

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you found the house and location to your satisfaction. We try very hard to ensure you have a good stay. Leonard
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Treasure of a find

  • 4 of 5

Property great home from home everything supplied you would need. Close to town centre and supermarket. A treat to be so near seafront - 2 minute walk

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a gem of a property.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for a week at this lovely home to be close to central Largs for our daughter's wedding at Brisbane House Hotel, which was perfect from start to finish. We found the property to be exactly as described and held all the domestic facilities to enable us to continue our stay as if living at home - even the beds all had memory foam mattresses. The location is in a quiet residential street with the sea at the bottom and within walking distance of central Largs. We made short work of our food and iced treats at 'Nardinis', the world famous gelato establishment in the town, and managed to squeeze in a trip on the Waverley Paddle Steamer to the isle of Bute for the day and a spa day at Bowfield Country House in nearby Howwood. We had no problems whatsoever with booking, access or deposit return. This house is perfect for a large family or group of friends as the facilities give enough space so as not to feel on top of each other. We would definitely recommend it to travellers to the west coast of Scotland.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Glasgow and/Prestwick Airports
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Town Centre
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Largs/Millport Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Largs Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Largs Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
M8 Greenock
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Town Centre
Car: recommended

Largs, on the North Ayrshire coast, is in a beautiful setting with the islands of Cumbrae and Arran facing the town and majestic hills behind. Largs caters for most peoples' holiday demands and has been attracting families and sporting groups for many years. It is one of Scotland's best loved holiday resorts. Has a vibrant town centre with many cafes, bars and restaurants In addition to its marina it has excellent sporting and leisure facilities, in particular two 18 hole golf courses, two fine 18 hole putting greens, 7 tennis courts,public bowling green, swimming pool,and Kelburn Country Centre. Largs is a walkers delight both at sea level and over the surrounding hills. The Waverley, the worlds's last sea going paddle steamer, calls in at Largs pier and plies amongst the islands during the summer months. A regular ferry service to the island of Cumbrae allows for a very pleasant day out - cycling around the fairly flat 10 mile perimeter of the island is very popular as is dawdling in its magic wee town of Millport. The town has railway station which links with Glasgow, Paisley(for Glasgow Airport) and with one change Prestwick Airport and the county town of Ayr. Alternatively most places can be reached by bus - Largs has a very good bus service

Other Activities: Hill Walking, Putting Greens,

Golf: Largs has 2 Golf courses.

1. Routenburn which is at the north end of town. 18 holes over an easy hilly terrain which provides wonderful views over the River Clyde. Par 67. Very reasonable green fees for a well maintained course. Tee time booking unnecessary during the week but adviseable at weekends.

2. Largs Golf Club at south end of town adjacent to Kelburn Estate. An attractive parkland course. Easy walking. Par 71. Reasonable green-fees. Adviseable to book tee-time especialy at weekends.

The county of Ayrshire has 47 golf courses which include 2 Open Championship courses and 3 qualifiers. Most are easily reached from Largs due to good road network. The nearby Island of Cumbrae has a most scenic and good 18 hole course. Popular and booking adviseable.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Largs, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
8 Sep 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£510
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
5 Jan 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£510
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
23 Mar 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£530
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The above rates apply for parties of 6 persons or less, additional charges will be made for larger parties.. Rates above are quoted as a guide only and do not include bed linen and towels. Full cost will be provided on application.Should a holiday let of two weeks or more be required, the above weekly rates will be reduced by 5%. A deposit of £100.00 per each holiday week is required.

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