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View towards the cottage from the beautiful rear garden
Light and bright lounge with Smart TV
Open fire perfect for cosy nights in
Beautiful, spacious dining room with open fire
Enjoy family gatherings
Light and bright well-equipped kitchen
Kitchen seating area enjoying garden views
Family room, double and single bed
Relax and enjoy the views
Spacious double bedroom with an additional single bed
Downstairs bathroom with lovely corner bath
Downstairs pretty single bedroom with rear garden views
Games room with TV/DVD, Playstion 3 with a selection of games and comfy bean bags
Fully enclosed mature garden
Perfect for al fresco dining
Secured garden gate leading out to the banks of the River Ayr
Enjoy a short stroll to the freindly inns beer garden overlooking the River Ayr
Views to the front of this charming period cottage
1 / 18  View towards the cottage from the beautiful rear garden
2 / 18  Light and bright lounge with Smart TV
3 / 18  Open fire perfect for cosy nights in
4 / 18  Beautiful, spacious dining room with open fire
5 / 18  Enjoy family gatherings
6 / 18  Light and bright well-equipped kitchen
7 / 18  Kitchen seating area enjoying garden views
8 / 18  Family room, double and single bed
9 / 18  Relax and enjoy the views
10 / 18  Spacious double bedroom with an additional single bed
11 / 18  Downstairs bathroom with lovely corner bath
12 / 18  Downstairs pretty single bedroom with rear garden views
13 / 18  Games room with TV/DVD, Playstion 3 with a selection of games and comfy bean bags
14 / 18  Fully enclosed mature garden
15 / 18  Perfect for al fresco dining
16 / 18  Secured garden gate leading out to the banks of the River Ayr
17 / 18  Enjoy a short stroll to the freindly inns beer garden overlooking the River Ayr
18 / 18  Views to the front of this charming period cottage

Orchard Cottage - Failford

Failford, Ayrshire
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
13 more

At a glance

  • Stylish cottage nestled in the heart of the historic picture post card village of Failford with village Pub
  • Located on the River Ayr Way, beautiful long distance walk from Glenbuck Loch to the sea at Ayr
  • Relax in the evenings in front of two wonderful open fires in the lounge and dining room
  • Enjoy the fully enclosed mature garden providing a haven for dogs and children
  • Situated close to the banks of the River Ayr, renowned for its excellent salmon and trout fishing
Property code: 53218

This charming light and bright spacious period property, benefits from two lovely open fires, games room and fully enclosed garden, perfect for al fresco dining and lazing evening star gazing.

This charming period property is nestled in ample mature gardens, making an ideal country getaway for groups with dogs and youngsters. Sit back by two roaring fires for true country-style comfort and set out to explore the burns, lochs and unspoilt scenery of the area. On your doorstep is ‘Burns country’ with a monument and more to be found in the beautiful village of Failford.

The detached cottage has pleasing period features throughout, with wooden floors and furniture giving a rustic charm to complement the understated modern tones and décor.

Enter into the hall to find a spacious and light lounge with Smart TV, complete with an inviting open fire where you can relax during evenings in with a glass of wine or whisky. A handy ground floor single bedroom next door gives lovely views of the garden, and a bathroom features a large corner bath where you can soak at the end of an active day. Down the hallway, dine in style in the spacious dining room by another open fire over a meal cooked in the sleek country kitchen. Here, you can gaze over lovely garden views from the breakfast bar. Rear doors access the pretty green garden from here.

Upstairs, retire to one of two bedrooms with more pleasant garden views; a cosy double bedroom has a window seating area and an extra single bed, and there is a twin bedroom for a peaceful night’s sleep overlooking more picturesque views. Get away from it all in the cosy games snug, also on this floor.

Outside, the rolling lawns of the large mature gardens are sure to please, with a decked patio area where you can enjoy an al fresco meal and drinks. A secure gate at the end of the enclosed garden allows easy access to the banks of the River Ayr, for a truly idyllic stay.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms – 2 x double bedrooms upstairs (with additional single bed), and 1 single bedroom on the ground floor
  • 1 bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Games snug with TV/DVD, PlayStation 3 with a selection of games, DVDs and books
  • 2 open fires (first bucket of coal and first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Pub and restaurant within walking distance, Shops 2 miles
  • Smart TV in lounge

A rich diversity of wildlife and scenery surrounds the property, which has direct private access to the tranquil waters of the River Ayr. The area is a haven for walkers and hikers, with many famed walks right on your doorstep and an array of picture-postcard villages to explore.

The pretty village of Failford has welcoming country inns where you can sample some hearty local fare. The Burns Highland Mary's monument is to be found here for a touch of local history within pretty parklands, ideal for picnics and ball games.

Take advantage of the River Ayr Way on your doorstep if you are a keen long-distance walker, leading you all the way from Glenbuck Loch to the sea at Ayr with its beautiful sandy beaches. The river is known for excellent salmon and trout fishing spots and is popular with anglers.

Troon (11 miles) has more windswept beaches and golf courses for you to explore. Or why not hop on the ferry from Ardrossan (24 miles) to discover the enchanting Isle of Arran, ideal for spotting wildlife and discovering hiking spots, the highest being Goat Fell with stunning panoramic views from the summit. Also, visit Brodick Castle with its gorgeous formal gardens for a great family day out.

This property is personally managed by Lucy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 4 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.7
Overall equipment
4.7
Overall comfort
4.2
Overall location
4.8

Reviewed by Leanne 29th March 2019

The cottage was perfect for what we needed it for, was a great location with only a 15/20 min journey to some fantastic destinations. We would definitely stay at this cottage again in the future.

Reviewed by June 21st December 2018

Good for adults, kids and dogs. Be sure to dress for the weather. Tricky walking from the cottage as first few yards has narrow pavement.

View towards the cottage from the beautiful rear garden
Light and bright lounge with Smart TV
Open fire perfect for cosy nights in
Beautiful, spacious dining room with open fire
Enjoy family gatherings
Light and bright well-equipped kitchen
Kitchen seating area enjoying garden views
Family room, double and single bed
Relax and enjoy the views
Spacious double bedroom with an additional single bed
Downstairs bathroom with lovely corner bath
Show 6 moreDownstairs pretty single bedroom with rear garden views

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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