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Country Retreat with Pool & Cottages for up to 28

Entire house hosted by Karen
16+ guests8 bedrooms0 beds5.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Clean and tidy
2 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
House of Craigie is a relaxed country retreat with a heated indoor pool. The house is surrounded by beautiful grounds where guests can enjoy the spectacular panoramic views over rolling pasture out to sea and islands of Arran, Ailsa Craig and Jura. In the main house 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms on upper floors sleep 16 guests + 2 child beds on request. For larger groups the self-contained courtyard cottages can be added for up to an extra 6 guests +4 child beds on request.

The space
House of Craigie is an historic country mansion with an indoor swimming pool dating from the late 18th Century and steeped in local history; a past resident warrants a mention in a poem by Robert Burns.

The entire ground floor of the house comprises 2 sitting rooms, dining room, games room each with open log fires (unlimited logs) and entrance hall with cloakroom, country kitchen with 4 oven AGA, laundry room, back hallway with secure keypad access to swimming pool.

There are 8 double size bedrooms on the upper two floors to sleep 16 guests in comfort and 2 temporary child beds can be added on request.

Adjacent courtyard cottages can be added to a booking for up to 10 extra guests - 6 adults and 4 children sharing with parents. Each cottage has underfloor heating is fully equipped and self-contained.

In the house there is free Wifi, a 50" TV with SKY, DVD player, iPod dock. The kitchen has a 4 oven AGA, large American style fridge freezer, an under counter fridge and dishwasher. Laundry room has washer and dryer plus a clothes airer.

Upstairs are 4 bath/shower rooms and on ground floor 3 separate toilets with hand wash basins and 2 showers poolside.

The cottages are fully equipped with sitting room open plan dining, kitchen areas, shower room, separate toilets with hand basins, bedrooms with superking or twins on request with space for temporary child beds if needed.

Each cottage has a flatscreen TV, DVD, iPod dock, fridge freezer, electric fan oven, gas hob, underfloor heating.

The House is available to host events/weddings but this is strictly by prior arrangement and cannot be booked via airbnb. For large events or celebrations our custom built marquee can be hired for receptions and parties.

Over Christmas & New Year we have a minimum 4 night charge policy as this is a peak time for the house. Hope you understand.

Guest access
Make yourself at home! Guests have private and exclusive use of the house and the private gardens and any cottages booked in addition.

Other things to note
Pool is open 08:00 - 20:00.
If cottages are to be added to a booking simply add on the extra number of adults - up to 6.
We can also provide up to 6 temporary child beds on request - 2 for the house and 4 between two of our courtyard cottages.
Over Christmas & New Year we have a minimum 4 night charge policy as this is a peak time for the house. Hope you understand.
At times the pool may be shared with resident cottage guests but only between 10.30 am and 5.00 pm.
The gardens surrounding the main house are for use only by guests resident in the house.

Over Christmas & New Year we have a minimum 4 night policy as this is a peak time for the house. Hope you understand.
House of Craigie is a relaxed country retreat with a heated indoor pool. The house is surrounded by beautiful grounds where guests can enjoy the spectacular panoramic views over rolling pasture out to sea and islands of Arran, Ailsa Craig and Jura. In the main house 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms on upper floors sleep 16 guests + 2 child beds on request. For larger groups the self-contained courtyard cottages can be added…

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Pool
Indoor fireplace
Dryer
Iron
Washing machine
TV
Heating

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Craigie, United Kingdom

In the countryside around the house quiet country roads are perfect for a stroll or a gentle climb takes you to the top of Craigie Hill to take in views not just out to sea and islands but inland to Ben Lomond one of Scotland's most majestic munros.
All the attractions of Ayrshire and Arran are available within a short drive of the house, it's only 10 minutes to Royal Troon golf course or the beach at Troon. Culzean Castle and Country Park is 25 minutes away an ideal day out. Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is 20 minutes drive. All the museums and galleries in Glasgow are a 30 minute drive.
In the countryside around the house quiet country roads are perfect for a stroll or a gentle climb takes you to the top of Craigie Hill to take in views not just out to sea and islands but inland to Ben Lomond…

Hosted by Karen

Joined in January 2015
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I am not a great fan of having my picture taken and am normally camouflaged in my natural habitat, the great outdoors of Scotland, donning my trusty outdoor gear and wellies! So to find this photo in the depths of my archive looking (I think) unusually and almost glam at a friend's house abroad was the perfect choice for my profile. My favourite things in the world are a good breeze for sailing, silence interrupted only by birdsong, occasional bouts of very loud Fleetwood Mac and my partner's Dauphinoise potatoes with a rare fillet steak and a full bodied red wine.
I am not a great fan of having my picture taken and am normally camouflaged in my natural habitat, the great outdoors of Scotland, donning my trusty outdoor gear and wellies! So to…
During your stay
We are always on hand to help if needed. From time to time gardens may require some essential maintenance keeping lawns trim and flower beds weed free but we endeavour to keep intrusion to a minimum.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $1971

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