For many years, Glenapp Castle has been a favorite base for Andrew Harper members from which to explore scenic southwest Scotland, as well as to play the region’s famous championship golf courses. Located a 90-minute drive from Glasgow, the 21-room Glenapp was designed in 1870 by David Bryce, the leading exponent of the Scottish baronial style, which combines Gothic and Renaissance elements to create fantastical castles topped by a Disney-esque array of turrets and towers.
Surrounded by 110 acres of gardens and woodlands, Glenapp overlooks the Irish Sea, the Isle of Arran, the Mull of Kintyre and the dramatic islet of Ailsa Craig. It is this glorious view that enhances the castle’s new 4,500-square-foot penthouse apartment. All four bedrooms have king-size beds, tubs and walk-in showers. In addition, the apartment offers a lounge, a library, a kitchen (with a private chef and butler), a dining room (for up to 16 guests), a media room, a spa treatment room and a sauna. The property will also be augmented by the new Azalea Glasshouse Restaurant, located in the castle’s walled garden. With the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown, Glenapp Castle reopened in this month.