Balker Lodge, Lochinch Castle

Balker Lodge is a listed Gate House located at the entrance of the North drive at Lochinch Castle. This stylish luxury one bedroom self catering holiday cottage can sleep two. Four nights cost from £276.00 (equivalent to £69.00 per night).

Beautifully restored and finished to an exceptionally high standard, this single storey elf-catering historic property retains many original features alongside the lalongside modern comforts and is extremely accessible.

The Lodge enjoys a peaceful aspect overlooking the Galloway Hills and a river tributary of Black Loch, one of the two idyllic and unspoiled freshwater Lochs on the Estate.

The centrally heated Lodge comprises a sunny, comfortable living/dining room with log burning stove, stylish fully equipped kitchen with a Belfast sink, quiet airy bedroom, well-appointed bathroom, luxurious bed linen and large towels from the White Company, flat screen TV, Wi-Fi and private car parking.

Guests are able to enjoy unlimited access to Castle Kennedy Gardens and the surrounding Lochinch Castle Country Estate, and all that they offer through-out the different seasons.

A welcome pack is provided for guests on arrival including milk, bread, jam, butter, tea, coffee and fresh flowers from the garden (when in season). The cottage is well equipped with the general basics from washing-up liquid to bin bags and loo roll.

This is a perfectly peaceful haven for a special occasion such as a honeymoon or just to relax and unwind.

At a glance, Balker Lodge offers:

Sleeps – 2/4 (sofa bed in living room)
1 Bedroom (double), 1 Bath (bath and shower)
Log Burning Stove (logs provided)
Cot and high chair available on request
Rear garden with barbeque area and outdoor furniture
All pets welcome with advanced notice
Private parking area
Kitchen Appliances: Gas hob, Electric Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave, Washer/Drier, Fridge/Freezer
Entertainment: Flat screen TV, Freeview Box, DVD player, wi-fi, iPod dock
The White Company bed linen and towels
Selection of CDs, board games, classic films and books
Pay phone and hair dryer
Cycling – bikes included at own risk

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Opening Times:

Balker Lodge is available to hire throughout the year.