Balvonie House-Skelmorlie (Scotland)

  • North Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Sleeps 26
  • Bedrooms 11
  • Bathrooms 9

Balvonie house offers group accommodation near Glasgow. This stunning property has lots of features that make it truly a unique house. There’s the 7ft empress bed for a start, while the Japanese plunge bath has been set into the window to take advantages of the sea view. We love the brightly coloured and floral wallpaper in the double bedroom with a slipper bath – how can you not wake up in a good mood? The house also boasts a cinema room with real antique cinema seating and a huge cinema screen size TV – just don’t forget to bring the popcorn!

This palatial 11-bedroom house in the village of Skelmorlie is less than an hour’s journey from Glasgow. With plenty of guest rooms and stylish living spaces to relax in, it is a majestic home that welcomes larger groups into its unique ambience of modern opulence with fun design touches, perfect for group accommodation near Glasgow.

Your stay at Balvonie House puts you within easy reach of islands, castles and golfing, making this home a comfortable base for an active group break in the Ayrshire countryside. But the home’s grand living spaces, seven-person hot tub, and uniquely designed guest rooms mean you may not want to budge from your elegant perch overlooking the sea and the charming village.


  • Hot Tub
  • Snooker / Pool Table
  • Game Room
  • Wifi
  • Living Spaces

    Entrance Hall

    The large entrance hall welcomes guests with a wood burning stove and comfortable seating. Exposed beams, polished wood floors and jewel-toned furnishings create an ambience of modern luxury throughout.

    Sitting Room

    In the spacious sitting room you’ll find a cosy open-fire, cinema-style TV, and plenty of sofas and chairs


    The huge kitchen is kitted out for epic entertaining; you’ll find two ovens, induction hob, seating for 14, large fridge and freezer. The adjacent dining room is flooded with natural light and provides seating for 22.
    There is also a utility room which contains an additional fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer.

    Cinema Room

    There is a cinema room with 1930’s cinema seats and a 65 inch TV. There is a snooker table, Xbox and selection of children’s toys.

  • Ground Floor Bedrooms

    Bedroom 1

    This bedroom is a twin, with en-suite wet room, making it wheelchair accessible. (A ramp can be provided at the front door on request.)

    Wet Room

    Wetroom with shower, wash hand basin and w.c.

  • First Floor Bedrooms

    Bedroom 2

    This guest room is fit for royalty with its four-poster king-sized bed.

    Bathroom & Dressing Room

    The bathroom next door has a Japanese plunge bath with sea views, walk in shower and dressing area.

    Bathroom & Dressing Room

    The bathroom next door has a Japanese plunge bath with sea views, walk in shower and dressing area.

    Bedroom 3

    This lovely double bedroom features an en-suite bathroom with charming teardrop-shaped tub and walk-in shower.

    Bedroom 3 En-Suite

    Both bedroom and bathroom enjoy views towards the sea.

    Bedroom 4

    This guest room is the largest, with a seven-foot Emperor-style bed, two large chairs and day bed with trundle, ideally for two children.

    Bedroom 5

    Bunk beds, brightly painted walls and en-suite shower room make this a great room for younger guests.

    Bedroom 5 En-Suite

    Wet room style en-suitye with wash ahnd basin and w.c.

    Bedroom 6

    This is the smallest of the bedrooms and has a double bed.

    Bedroom 7

    With a king bed and a walk-in shower in the en-suite bath, along with a freestanding slipper bath, this indulgent bedroom is a delight.

    Bedroom 7 Bath

    Please note the bathroom facilities are all open plan to the bedroom.

    Bedroom 8

    Another double bed in the seventh bedroom, this one with a brass headboard.

    House Bathroom

    With bath and hand shower, wash hand basin and w.c.

    Bedroom 9

    Wooden double bed in this classic bedroom.

    House Shower Room

    House Shower Room

    Bedroom 10

    Four single beds furnish this room, which accesses an en-suite bath with a walk-in shower.

    House Shower Room

    Shower room located next door to the room with 4 single beds.

    Bedroom 11

    Double bed and en-suite bathroom

    Bedroom 11 En-Suite

    With Slipper bath, wash hand basin and w.c.

    Throughout all bedrooms, find stylish design features like funky wallpaper, subway tiles, elegant light fixtures and sumptuous soft furnishings.

  • Outside

    On the extensive grounds you’ll find an irresistible seven-seater hot tub with views out to sea. Dining al fresco is easy, thanks to the on-site Gas BBQ and outdoor seating and children young and old will enjoy the bubbling stream and enchanting tree house. (Amenities are used at your own risk; children require supervision.)

    Enjoy an unforgettable holiday, with plenty of room for friends and family, at Balvonie – ideal group accommodation near Glasgow

  • Floorplans

    First Floor

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    Second Floor

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  • Hot Tub
    Snooker / Pool Table
    Game Room
    Disabled Access
    Car Parking
    Snooker Table Linens Provided
    Snooker Table Heating
    Snooker Table Clothes Dryer
    Games Games
    Snooker Table Internet
    Snooker Table Iron and Board
    Snooker Table Living Room
    Snooker Table Hairdryer
    Snooker Table Kitchen
    Snooker Table Oven
    Snooker Table Fridge
    Snooker Table Microwave
    Washing machine
    Snooker Table Fireplace
    Towels Provided
    Snooker Table Dining Room
    Snooker Table High Chair
    Satellite / cable
    Snooker Table Pool table

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We were a group of twenty staying at Balvonie House for a week. We enjoyed our stay. Some problems with the hot water in some showers being too hot. We would have enjoyed having some more armchairs in the drawing room. Better response when problem reported.

My friends and I rented Balvonie House in January for our yearly gathering, as we have done so in many different houses over the years. The general consensus was that this was one of the nicest, high spec properties that we had stayed at. Beautifully decorated, and perfectly warm in every room for the entire stay. It was easy to…

We stayed here for a Hen weekend. The house is amazing and so beautiful, the views are Wow! Will be booking again!!

We stayed at Balvonie House for a surprise 30th birthday party and it was everyone we could have wished for and more. The location and views are stunning and all of the bedrooms and bathrooms are very well decorated, spacious and up to date. The layout of the ground floor area with the spacious living room and kitchen and very…

We stayed for my daughters hen party. The house is excellent plenty of room and very well equipped with crockery cutlery and glasses. The hot tub was superb.

We booked the house for a group of 23 girls, though we ended up with 22. It was a surprise for the Bride and I have no doubt she was over the moon. The photos on the website don't do the place justice so we also got a wee surprise! The room we spent most time in was what we…

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Other things you need to know

  • Both TV’s have a full Sky package.
  • 2 Cots and High Chairs
  • 2 Pets welcome.

There is a caretakers flat adjoining the house, it has it’s own separate entrance and is not used all the time.

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