Kames Castle Cottages
Kames is a small, private estate nestled beside the beautiful coastal location of Kames Bay, Port Bannatyne. Surrounded by fields and with far reaching views of Scottish countryside, the cottages provide the perfect setting for families and friends to relax in the peace and tranquillity of the surroundings.
Kames Estate has a long and interesting history and all of the cottages at Kames are listed by Historic Scotland. In years gone by the cottages have seen various uses, such as hunting lodges for the Marquess of Bute and accommodation for the many gardeners who looked after the walled garden.
Seven self-catering cottages are available for holiday lets and accommodate between 2 and 9 guests. Each provides comfortable, modern accommodation with all necessary amenities. The cottages benefit from washing machine, microwave, hairdryer, television, DVD player and log burner. A dishwasher is available in all but the smallest cottage (The Gate Lodge). Travel cots and high chairs are available on request. From 2019 all cottages will be supplied with free Wi-Fi.
The properties are situated in approximately 20 acres of grounds and proved superb, secluded accommodation. Large lawned lead to a woodland and an 18th century walled and glasshouse. At the centre of the estate is the impressive 14th Century Keep. The grounds contain a variety of games and facilities including an all-weather tennis court, small putting green, croquet and football goals – all at no extra charge. Kames is fortunate to attract abundant wildlife. Roe deer, owls, buzzards and pheasants are frequent visitors to name but a few.
Clutha Cottage is situated in a wonderfully secluded location in Kames Estate.
Surrounded by neighbouring fields and woodland, and with direct access into the 18th century walled garden, Clutha is a favourite with families and groups seeking some quality time together.
Clutha Cottage sleeps up to nine guests.
The cottage boasts modern and comfortable accommodation and benefits from washing machine, dishwasher, hairdryer, microwave, TV and DVD player.
A high chair and travel cot are available on request.
Throughout the cottage you will feel a warm welcome: relax on the comfy sofas in the living room, uplifted by the warm glow of the log burner.
Enjoy a home cooked meal at the dining table in the well-equipped kitchen catching up on the day's activities.
From here French doors open out onto a decked area overlooking the spectacular walled garden.
Four bedrooms offer high-quality wooden furnishings and plenty of storage for your personal belongings.
Two double bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room, are located downstairs.
The family bathroom, also downstairs, has a deep-soaking bath for relaxing after a busy day of exploring.
A further twin room and a family bedroom room are located upstairs (the latter comprises one double bed and one single bed).
The snug room on this floor has a TV and bean bags, so the kids can enjoy some play time away from the adults.
Outside, there is a picnic table for dining alfresco, morning coffee or simply sipping a glass of wine at the end of a perfect day.
A stone barbecue is located next to Clutha with all tools are provided.
The cottage is located in 20 acres of grounds, including an 18th Century walled garden and a stunning 14th century Keep.
A number of facilities are available for guest use including a BBQ, an all-weather tennis court, small putting green and football goals.
In the nearby village is an array of pubs, bars and tea rooms serving delicious food, as well as a golf course and beautiful sheltered beach.
The next seaside town along is Rothesay, with many shops, cafés and restaurants, along with walking opportunities and open top bus tours.
Steeped in history, this holiday let offers a wonderful opportunity to stay on a private estate, which showcases Scotland at its best!
Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 992858, 992836, 992860, 992861, 992862 and 992863 and they can sleep thirty-four people.