Ailsa House is a lovingly restored and luxuriously appointed, three bedroom, two storey Victorian terrace house located just off the main street in the picturesque west coast town of Girvan Ayrshire. A five minute walk from your front door brings you to the historic seaside promenade and scenic harbour. Striking sunsets frame the iconic image of Ailsa Craig, looming ten miles out in the Irish Sea. Private boat tours are available to visit Ailsa Craig, world famous as the source of granite for curling stones as well as being a bird watchers delight.
Here is a perfect home base where you can enjoy the authentic and rustic ambience of a small, charming seaside resort, while having convenient access to the many places attractions which make this area in Scotland such a popular tourist destination. There are plenty of pubs and fish and chip shops as well as more fine dining establishments to choose from. You are minutes from the train station, which will take you anywhere in Scotland you wish to see in fairly short order. 40 minutes south by car along the spectacular coastline brings you to Cairnryan, where you can cross the sea to Ireland and be back for dinner!
A golfer's dream, with an abundance of courses available. The Open championship course at Turnberry is less than a 10 minute drive. Royal Troon and other famous courses are also nearby. For the outdoor enthusiast there are an abundance of walking routes and scenic trails. Ayrshire was home to Scotland's famous poet Robert Burns, and there are many nearby sights and attractions devoted to the memory of his life and times. Glasgow is an hour and a half by train, shorter by car, with day trips to the Highlands, Isle of Skye, Whiskey tours and innumerable other destinations.
All modern conveniences including Wifi, 50 inch Sony smart TV with satellite cable for multiple channels. There are laundry facilities on site as well as new electric stove, fridge and dishwasher.
The master bedroom has a Medieval king size four poster bed and each bedroom has its own tartan theme. Norwegian down duvets, Egyptian cotton all white bedding, gowns, slippers and all white towels are but a few of the comforts provided for a truly relaxing stay.
Housekeeping services available according to desired frequency.
We sincerely hope you enjoy your visit at Ailsa House as much as we do every year. Explore the countryside and enjoy your Scottish holiday!
• Culzean Castle and Country Park 12km
• Robert Burns cottage and museum 29km
• Turnberry Golf Club Resort and Spa 9km
• The Whisky Experience 10km
• Cairnryan-Belfast crossing 37km
• Girvan Golf Club 0.7km
• Brunston Gold Club 7km
• Crossraguel Abbey 13km
. Pebbles Spa 12km
. Ayr shopping and attractions 30km
I have left lots of tourist information at Ailsa House with everything you'll need to know for a wonderful coastal vacation.
Feel free to text or e-mail me with any enquiries. Helen.