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Ballimore Farm Estate, Baron's House

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Snow topped Ben Cruachan as backdrop for Ballimore Farm Estate
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Snow topped Ben Cruachan as backdrop for Ballimore Farm Estate
The Baron's House at Ballimore Farm Estate
Ballimore House, Cottage and Greenhouse
The very comfortable library
Dining for 20 people or more
The upstairs lounge with terrace
The Green Room
Loch Tromlee
The Kitchen
Master bedroom bathroom
View over Ballimore Farm Estate
The 20meter swimming pool
Breakfast area
The Pine Room
The upstairs Lounge
The Japanese Room with en-suite
The Japanese Room
The Terrace off the upstairs Lounge
The Blue Room (twin)
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Overview
Villa -
5 Bedrooms , 7 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Kilchrenan, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Laird's House. Via 2 km driveway with stunning scenery. Only 1,5 hours from Scotlands main airport (Glasgow International) Ballimore Farm Estate offers tranquility in an area of outstanding natural beauty: Argyll.

This Anchient Baron's Estate with new Estate house offers self-catering accommodation for different tastes and budgets - from our two budget Lodges (properties: 1571887, 1483697), the comfortable Cottage (1483622) to the luxurious Main Lairds House with its 5 double bedrooms and heated indoor swimming pool.

Ballimore House was built in 2002 and was awarded 5 stars by Visit Scotland in 2010 and 2011. It is a beautiful, spacious and luxurious property offering all mod cons to ensure our guests experience maximum comfort within a beautiful and rural setting.

The ground floor comprises of a large kitchen/ dining area and...
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About the Owner, Niall M
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Mar 2014
Overall rating: 4.4 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 3 properties
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Excellent - based on 3 reviews
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Helen L
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We had a lovely stay at this very well equipped huge house in idyllic surroundings. Huge living spaces and nice pool and great walks around the estate. Great for big groups. A good drive to the main road but worth it for the amazing views. Lovely family dogs hover round the front door so you might want to be aware...

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ctm19
Oakland, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We are an extended family who stayed on the Ballimore Estate in June '16. Our group included grandparents, parents, four kids between the ages of 4 and 7, people from Scotland, and people from the USA. We all had an incredible time. The house is lovely - with grand proportions, beautiful fixtures/finishes and nice amenities. We particularly enjoyed the huge...

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Management response:

It was a pleasure having you as our guests and are delighted you enjoyed your stay! Best wishes to all the family, Jo, Niall & kids

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Simone R
Berlin, Germany
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed at Ballimore for 5 nights with our group. We were 9 people who love trekking and we have never felt short of room as the main villa of the estate (there are another 2 small cottages too) is really enormous! Lots of sofas where to read, library too, huge kitchen with 3 ovens and microwave, very well equipped...

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Thank you Simone it was a pleasure having you as our guests!

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (20)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Indoor Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    5 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
    1 King
    1 Crib
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$1,049
GBP 600
$1,223
GBP 700
$4,194
GBP 2,400
28 Oct 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
November/ December
1 night
$786
GBP 450
$1,031
GBP 590
$4,019
GBP 2,300
23 Dec 2017 -
5 Jan 2018
Christmas/NewYear
7 nights -- --
$6,641
GBP 3,800
6 Jan 2018 -
2 Feb 2018
January 2018
3 nights
$769
GBP 440
$1,014
GBP 580
$3,845
GBP 2,200
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $874 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning: $210 / stay - Fee
  • Gas and electricity: $140 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Ballimore Farm Estate is 1.5miles North of the village of Kilchrenan and 7 miles South of the community of Taynuilt.

Taynuilt sits on the shores of Loch Etive. This thriving lochside town with a Post Office, butcher, hairdresser, tea room and grocery shop. Its ideal when wanting to stock up on essentials, have a cream tea at the Robin's Nest Cafe or buy the morning papers. The Taynuilt Hotel (on the A85, towards Oban) has a pub and restaurant and offers great deals on family and group meals.

Those looking to explore the local attractions will find the Bonawe historic iron furnace in Taynuilt, a relic from an industrial past around 1800 that produced up to 700 tons of iron per year.
The 9-hole parkland golf course with its stunning scenery, walks along the Airds Bay beach or the crui...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
From Glasgow:
Take the M8 towards Erskine Bridge and exit at junction 30, following the A898 signposted 'Loch Lomond'. Continue onto the A82 towards Crianlarich, along the banks of Loch Lomond.

At Tarbet take a right turn and continue on the A82 further along the banks of Loch Lomond for roughly 40miles. Just outside Crianlarich take the bypass and continue on the A82 towards Tyndrum. After 'The Real Food Cafe' and the 'Green Welly' in Tyndrum take a left onto the A85 towards Oban (for approx. 23 miles). You will drive along the banks of Loch Awe and through Inverawe towards Taynuilt. Just after the 30mile/hour signs for Taynuilt take a sharp left turn onto the B845 towards Kilchrenan. (Take care on the B845, as this is a single track road with deer regularly cros...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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