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Killochan Castle

Turnberry (6mls SE), Ayrshire

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Sleeps 18
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms 6
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 5 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Four Poster
Quirky
Castles
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Situated in a lovely listed stone 14th century castle
  • Set in 143 acres of private grounds surrounded by countryside, on the banks of the water of Girvan
  • Enjoy fishing on the water of Girvan with Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout and Sea Trout
Property code: 89154

Live the fairytale dream with a stay in this spectacular stone castle set on 143 acres of private estate land. Sleeping up to 18 people over ten unique bedrooms, spend your days exploring the castle, roaming the sprawling estate and enjoying quality time with friends or family in this unbelievable setting for a group gathering.

Step inside the castle walls and be instantly transported back in time, where lovingly preserved original features and wonderful period decor sit alongside modern creature comforts. Head up the stone staircase past the resident knight to the first floor, where you will find the heart of the castle – the Great Hall – with wood-panelled walls, antique furniture, artwork adorning the walls, and an impressive chandelier hanging from a stunning mural ceiling. From here, discover the service staircase and the secret staircase leading you to one of the master bedrooms above and access to the snug. Climb three stone steps from the Great Hall to the Dining Hall, a magnificent room exquisitely decorated with a trompe d’oeil effect ceiling and a banquet-worthy dining table at the centre of the room laid with antique silverware. The bespoke kitchen lies next to the Great Hall with plenty of space to whip up meals for many mouths and features a huge island with a granite worktop and an unusual antler chandelier. The bedrooms in the castle are indeed fit for a king or queen, and down the hallway from the kitchen you will find two more of them which share a bathroom. The informal TV lounge offers a great space to play a group game or relax with a good book. Alternatively, host a movie night in the cinema room with its comfortable seating and impressive sound system. Head up the spiral staircase to take your pick of the remaining bedrooms, and sleep like royalty in plush beds topped with soft white linens. At the end of the day, make your way up the narrow turret staircase to the deck at the top of the castle, where you can take in fabulous views across the estate and surrounding countryside accompanied by a sundowner or two. Outside, the estate's grounds are yours to explore, and with expansive lawns, ancient woodland, wild river banks and working farmland all on site – there's a lot to be discovered.

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  • 10 bedrooms – 3 king-size four poster, 1 super-king four poster, 1 king-size, 2 super-king-size, 1 super-king-size (can be made up as a twin on request), 2 singles
  •  6 bathrooms – 2 showers over the bath and WC, 1 with bath, shower, and WC, 3 showers and WCs, 1 WC
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Electric style range with hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer
  • Great Hall formal lounge
  • Dining Hall to accommodate the whole party
  • Private chefs available (prior arrangement at additional cost)
  • Cinema Room
  • Smart TV in TV lounge and breakfast room
  • 143 Acres of grounds with exclusive rights to fishing on to the water of Girvan
  • 15 complimentary bikes and helmets for use
  • Highland games and archery can be arranged on site
  • Private parking
  • Helicopters can land within the grounds (prior arrangements should be made)
  • Pubs, shops, and restaurants within 4 miles
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

When it comes to activities, no matter the age or ability of your group, the castle and wider estate can offer something for everyone. There are fifteen mountain bikes for guests to enjoy, seven are E-mountain bikes, and the grounds are crisscrossed by hiking and biking trails. The Water of Girvan flows nearby and the castle has fishing rights for Atlantic salmon, brown trout, and sea trout fishing; ghillies can also be arranged at this property. The estate manager can organise private horse-riding lessons, a trek across the stunning countryside, clay pigeon shooting and archery. They can even create your very own highland games event featuring a number of traditional events. To stock up on supplies, the small town of Girvan is 4 miles away and home to a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a beautiful sandy beach promising plenty of seaside fun.

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Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

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