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.
Marnoc is a detached cottage situated immediately adjacent to the impressive 14th Century Keep.
It is close to an extensive lawned area and woodland boasting many mature trees with a walkway throughout.
The cottage sleeps four guests in one double bedroom and one twin bedroom.
All accommodation is located on the ground floor.
The cottage boasts modern and comfortable accommodation and benefits from hairdryer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, TV and DVD player.
A log burner is located in the living room.
A high chair and travel cot are available on request.
Dogs are welcome in Marnoc.
Enter the hallway that leads to each of the rooms.
There is a modern and well-equipped kitchen / dining room, perfect for enjoying a meal after a day of adventure.
There are two comfortable bedrooms, one twin and one double, and a cosy lounge complete with a ‘Hobbit’ log burner.
Enjoy playing one of the games or DVDs provided, or snuggle up on the sofa with one of the books from the bookshelf.
Marnoc overlooks an extensive lawned area and neighbouring fields.
Outside has a shared courtyard area and extensive lawns, complete with picnic tables and putting green.
Off-road parking is available next to the cottage.
The cottage is located in 20 acres of grounds, including an 18th Century walled garden.
In addition to the putting green, a number of facilities are available for guest use including a BBQ, all-weather tennis court 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.
Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 992858, 992836, 992860, 992859, 992862 and 992863.
Together they can sleep thirty-four people.