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Sleeps 36 Fairy Tale 5* Dunskey Estate Castle on 2000-acre Grounds by the Sea

4 reviews
The magnificent library with brass fireplace and gorgeous classic details
The upper loch with the boathouse and boat for guests to use. Two swans live on this loch.
The front door and the landscaped pathway.
The lower loch on a calm day.
The historic McKenzie & Moncur glasshouse.
The Castle in autumn with magnificent colours.
Loch fly fishing on a bright summer day.
The pathway to the courtyard.
The lower loch with its own boat for guests.
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14 Bedrooms , 7 Bathrooms , Sleeps 36
Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Dunskey Castle is an impeccably maintained 100-year-old Scottish home with fine period furniture and baronial features. We have recently renovated the building and it is in pristine condition. In addition, guests will enjoy a well-appointed and HUGE library room with a brass fireplace and a collection of niffy classic books. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, aga, freezer, washer, and a very large mud room. In addition to the nine bedrooms and five bathrooms, there is a billiard room and endless grounds to explore. Guests will have access to 3/4 of the castle with completely separate, enclosed, private and exclusive use. The other part of the castle is not in service and will not be accessible.
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Anne N
Languages spoken:English
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Paisley, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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We booked the castle for a family celebration. The accommodation is breath-taking with magnificent views from the bedrooms. Although furnishings are opulent in the extreme in the rooms, we did not feel restricted even with two young children in our party. the owners were exceptionally welcoming. The public rooms are stunning with open fires and wonderful furnishings. The accommodation is...

Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Spent a fabulous long weekend here in a large family group of 15 people, ages spanning one to eighty-three. The owners Alastair and Anne were very welcoming and helpful. They live in another part of the house although you would never know it because it's very separate and the property is so huge, plus they were never intrusive. The grand...

Keith I
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Where to possibly begin ? I booked the house for my husbands 50th birthday party and a long weekend break. Having never been to Scotland let along a remote South Westerly corner it seemed like a bit of a risk - especially when asking 25 other guests to travel from the Southcoast of England and even as far as Geneva...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • King Beds:(11)
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Unknown type bathrooms (7)
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    7 Unknown types
    6 Twins
    11 Super Kings
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  • Housekeeping: R 3 361 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 361 / stay - Deposit
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Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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