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Doonbank Bothy - Detached one bed house within 4.5 acre wood on River Doon

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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Ayr, South Ayrshire, Ayrshire, Scotland
Whether you're looking for a one night business stopover, a couple of nights to attend a wedding at the Brig O'Doon, or a one or two week self catering holiday break, Doonbank Bothy offers an exclusive, flexible and private accommodation base for you.

Doonbank Bothy is a beautifully presented two storey, one bedroomed detached house. It is very spacious, quiet and peaceful and set within Doonbank Cottage's four and a half acres of secluded private woodland garden.

The bothy sleeps two adults. We also have a free cot for under 2s and (on request) a separate single fold-a-way bed for an under 10 year old. As well as having access to the woodland and river, it also has it's own private and enclosed back garden and seated patio area to relax in.

Situated in the picturesque village of historic Alloway in Ayrshire, a 10 minut...
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Listing #FKN4311651
About the Owner
Chris S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
Interaction with guests
Chris and Susan will be delighted to welcome you and provide you with a tour of the property and keys. If we can provide any additional advice or help with your planning, then please shout. As well as providing a welcome pack, we will also have some freshly made scones ready for the oven on your arrival. We do have our own free range chickens along with 2 Ayesbury ducks - and you're welcome to collect your own free eggs for breakfast If you are attending a wedding at the Brig O'Doon, we will also give you a lift to the hotel and then pick you up again at the end of the night, allowing you to toast the bride and groom as Scotland has extremely rigid drinking laws - just ask.
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

With Dippers and Kingfishers regular visitors to the stretch of the leafy River Doon that borders the property you hardly need to go far to get your fill of nature. The modern and compact Bothy makes a great starting place, though, for exploring the Isle...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

This bothy is in a beautiful, peaceful & secluded spot just above the banks of the River Doon making it ideal for a quiet & relaxing stay. The accommodation is spacious, comfortable & well equipped. The hosts are friendly & very accommodating . Very dog...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Location on the banks of the R Doon was perfect and the cottage facilities very good. The owners, Chris and Susan, were welcoming and helpful with fresh eggs every morning and home made scones on arrival. Perfect spot for visiting Robert Burns museum/cottage and Dumfries...More

Thank JKForrester
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We allow one dog or pet. Dogs should be kept on a lead around the immediate curtliage of the Bothy and around the chickens. Dogs are also not allowed on the beds. An outside...
    1 Shower
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: $94 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
What guests repeadly tell us is how much they enjoy the peace and tranquiltiy of Doonbank - its woodland; walks by the river and and the wildlife. We are located just a 3 minute drive from Robert Burns heritage museum and cottage. The coast and views across to the Isle of Arran is just 2 minutes in the other direction. Tourist favourites such as Culzean Castle is just a 20 minute drive away. If you are a golfing fan - we have 16 golf courses within a one hour drive - and they include the championship courses of Prestwick; Royal Troon and Trump Turnberry.
Getting around
To benefit fully from the surrounding area and atractions, you do really need a car. However, we have had a number of guests in the past who have been hikers using the Ayrshire Coastal Path and public transport.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Ayr: 4.0 km
Ferry: Ardrossan: 44.0 km
If arriving by car, set your SatNav, Google Maps or other travel app to 89 Glenalla Crescent, Ayr, KA7 4DZ. We are 89a - Doonbank Cottage. You will see a large 14ft wide wooden farm gate, which will be open. Just drive on down and all will be revealed.

Ayr station is just an 8 minute taxi ride away.
Glasgow is only 45 minutes away.
Stirling - 1 hour
Edinburgh - 2 hours
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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