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Luxury Victorian House, Step back in time!

Luxurious sitting room
3 reviews
Luxurious sitting room
Medieval 4 poster King size bed.  All beds and bedding at Ailsa House are 5* hotel quality.
Twin room. can be placed to make bed King size.
Bathroom, cream and white decor.  All white towels supplied.
All new, concealed fridge and dishwasher.
Medeival Style dining room.  Seating for 6, tartan place-mats and napkins.  Chandelier.
Dining room at Ailsa House
The secret garden. Ideal for morning coffee or evening cocktails.
Upper stairwell.  Medeival lighting. Tartan carpeting.
Medeival wardrobe with plush white gowns and slippers for all.
The long sandy Girvan Beach with the Byne hill looming at the side. 2 min. walk away
Shoreline which sweeps around to the harbour.
Beautiful Girvan Harbour. 5 min walk away.
Beautiful West Coast town of Girvan
Girvan Golf Course. 7 min walk away.  Newly upgraded and renovated Clubhouse
Turnberry Golf Course,  15 min drive along the coast.
McKechnie Institute and information center and the end of the street 1 min walk away.
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Girvan, South Ayrshire, Ayrshire, Scotland
Ailsa House is conveniently situated just between the main street and the beach.
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...
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About the Owner, Helen S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2017
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
For your convenience, Our site agent James will meet and greet you with keys and help you with any information about the house or area. You will be provided his phone# and he and his wife (the housekeeper) will be available during your stay.
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Listing #HL8624694
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

Ailsa House is a very well presented, high specification, comfortable place to spend time by the seaside in Girvan. The location is ideal, being just a few yards from the local shops and a short walk from the beach. The house itself is exactly as presented in the photos, with high quality furnishings and fittings. It was large enough for...

Management response:

Thank you for the lovely review. I'm so glad you had a nice holiday. You and your family are welcome back to Ailsa House anytime.


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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We spent a wonderful few days in Girvan enjoying lovely walks on the beach, golf and walked from Ardlochan to Culzean, as always enjoying the fantastic views. The house was very comfortable with all the little extras in the kitchen & bathroom a welcome addition. Our evening drink was enjoyed in the bijou patio before wonderful dinners at Woodlands Bay...

Management response:

Thanks so much for the wonderful review Anelon! I'm so pleased you had such a lovely visit. We would love to welcome you back anytime at Ailsa House. All the best! Helen.


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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Luxuriously appointed with beautiful furnishings and everything we could have wanted for our stay. Much cheaper than staying in an hotel or B&B even though everything in the house is obviously high end. Lovely break in a lovely place.

Management response:

Thanks so much for the lovely review Jessie, It was a pleasure to host you at Ailsa House. Come back soon!


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  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Guests must be over 25 years old to book.
No events.
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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 Per night
Default 2 nights
29 Dec 2017 -
1 Jan 2018
New Year
2 nights
9 Feb 2018 -
15 Feb 2018
2 nights
29 Mar 2018 -
15 Apr 2018
Easter holidays
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $30 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Girvan is an ideal spot for a wonderful vacation situated midway from Glasgow to Cairnryan. Glasgow is the 'jumping off spot' for many tours you can take to the highlands (talk to me about those I've taken.) While in the picturesque town of Cairnryan you can take the ferry to Ireland and enjoy historical Belfast. All this and be back in Girvan for dinner.
PS. While in Belfast there are many coach day tours available and the shopping is amazing!
Getting around
You can virtually walk to everything in the town. The train station is about a 7 minute walk from Ailsa House and the trains can take you anywhere in Scotland in pretty short order.
Buses to Ayr leave every half hour during the day until 11pm at night.
Taxi's are also available to go to Turnberry or anywhere of your choice. The phone #'s are all in the house in the 'Important Numbers' binder for guests.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow International Airport : 45.0 km
Railway: Girvan Train Station : 2.0 km
Ferry: Cairnryan Stenna Line : 37.0 km
Glasgow is the nearest International Airport. The house is situated just off the A77 (about half way between Glasgow and Cairnryan)
Parking is allowed on surrounding streets.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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