Downanhill Cottage

Self Catering

Downanhill Cottage, Ballantrae, Ayrshire, KA26 0PB

    Situated on a working dairy farm, approximately one mile from the village of Ballantrae, Downanhill Cottage is a former farmhouse dating back to the 1800`s.

    The area is ideal for country pursuits and from the cottage itself there are spectacular views of Arran, Ailsa Craig, Mull of Kintyre and the South Ayrshire Coast. It is also possible to take a day trip to Northern Ireland from nearby Cairnryan. We have direct access down to the shore through our fields and guests are encouraged to walk freely on the land. They are also very welcome to visit our farm and see the cows being milked, calves being fed and generally take part as much or indeed,as little as they wish.

    Downanhill Sleeps 4-6 adults. It nestles at the end of a private lane which provides great privacy for those staying there. It benefits from full oil fired central heating throughout, providing excellent accommodation all year round. Within the cottage, we have a large family room with a double bed and metal, spring action double sofa bed. A special feature of this room is the original cast iron fireplace, and beautiful views from the large windows.

    There are two adjoining, single bedrooms which provide spacious accommodation for our guests.

    We have a very comfortable living room with a three piece suite, television, vides, stereo and payphone. This is an area for you to relax and enjoy out homely atmosphere. There is a pleasant fully tiled bathroom, with power shower.

    Our kitchen is fully equipped with full size electric cooker, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and all crockery, cutlery etc.

    Accommodation for rods, tackle, bicycles etc is also available.

    During the off peak season, weekend and mid-week breaks are available from £140.

    For your convenience the cost includes all towels, linen electricity,and heating oil.

    Downanhill Cotttage has suitable access for guests with mobility difficulties.

    **Supplement applicable for short stays**
    Pets by arrangement only, please call the provider for details.

    ** NB: cancellation charge of 100% of fee applies to bookings cancelled within 14 days of arrival. We strongly recommend you take out relevant travel insurance**

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Downanhill Cottage
    £90.00 per unit per night

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Farm


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location
    • Property On Farm
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Microwave
    • Payphones Available
    • Smoking Permitted
    • Telephone
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Hi-Fi
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • Radio
    • TV In Room

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    From Ayr, take the A77 south, heading for Girvan, Ballantrae is approx 11 miles south of Girvan.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Ayr TIC,Take the A77 South, heading for Girvan,Ballantrae is approx 11 miles south of Girvan. Go through village and over Stinchar bridge, take 1st right. Then 1st right again. This is a no through road. Pass Holmpark Farm and follow on until you reach Downan Farm on your left. Carry on through the steading and go round a blind right hand bend. Langdale farm is situated on the right. Downan buildings and our buildings are joined together. Downanhill Cottage is at the very end of this road.

    Getting there by railway:- From Girvan Railway Station, head south on A77 for 11 miles to Ballantrae. From Stranraer Railway Station, head north on A77 for 17 miles to Ballantrae. Before crossing River Stinchar turn left then right. This is a no through road and we are situated approximately 1 mile on the right, just past Downan Farm, Alternatively arrange prior to arrival by telephone to be picked up from Girvan by Owner.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Prestwick Airport, head south on A77 for Ayr, Girvan, then Ballantrae. Straight through Ballantrae village, cross River Stinchar, turn first right and then first right again. This is a no through road and we are situated approximately 1 mile on the right, just past Downan Farm.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Cairnryan head north on A77 to Ballantrae. Before crossing River Stinchar turn left, then right. This is a no through road, we are situated approximately 1 mile on the right, just past Downan Farm.

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