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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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norp123
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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“Room for improvement.....”
Reviewed 3 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

The barn sit's in a lovely peaceful glen with greart views, however there are some problem's and some thing's do need renewed including the pan's in the kitchen and cushion covers. There is an over powering smell of wood preserver which appear's to be dripping off the roof beam's and this is evident on the soft furnishing's and storage cover's in the bedroom. The track to the barn is a nightmare unless you are lucky enough to own a 4x4, the day after arriving we took the car down to the village where we left it all week and walked up and down the track, I love my car too much.
This is an area we know very well and holiday there every year it's like coming home.
Would we go the Ballibrad again, I'm sure the owners can sort the small problem,s but the track is another matter and this might put us off, however, we had a great week the star's at night were amazing, watching the bird's of prey and the little wren's around the barn were a joy, we even enjoyed our short trecks up and down the track.

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Liked best: the atmosphere of the property and the view's.
Liked least: the track to the property, the smell of wood preserver.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
8 Oct 2013
Thank you for your review. I would like to respond by advising that we take all reviews both in the guest visitor book and on the website very seriously and always listen to feedback. We have only been up and running since March 2013 and are constantly trying to improve. We have recently bought new wardrobes for the bedroom and bought new cushions for the living room. The kitchen has a full set of pans. Regarding the track it clearly states in the advert that it is a farm track which can be rough. We own an estate car and do not have any problems getting up and down the track as long as it is taken slowly and with care. Ballibrad does have a smell of wood as the beams needed to be treated before we could move in. These are cleaned on a regular basis. We have had many lovely reviews in the visitor guest book which I would be more than happy to share with any potential guests.
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017
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Tom H
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Liked best: Lage, liebevolle Details in der schön renovierten Scheune
Liked least: unangenehmer Geruch von den Dachbalken
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Fröhle A
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Liked best: Die Ruhe und der Ausblick
Liked least: Der Weg zum Cottage ist gewöhnungsbedürftig!
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
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