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Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Argyll & The Isles (Ref. 929162)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Stainsby

    “The only disappointment was the lack of Wifi.”

    The property was listed with wifi but I saw feed back on trip advisor suggesting there was none. This was confirmed before the holiday so we were prepared. Everything else was lovely

    The property was listed with wifi but I saw feed back on trip advisor suggesting there was none. This was confirmed before the holiday so we were prepared. Everything else was lovely


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

Mount Stuart Self-catering Properties

Rothesay 4 miles. These two superb properties are situated within the grounds and gardens of the historic Mount Stuart House on the west of the Isle of Bute on the Firth of Clyde. With one sleeping four and the another six, these two lovely cottages are perfect for couples, friends and families who wish to explore this wonderful island. As these holiday homes are in the grounds of Mount Stuart, there's no reason why you shouldn't go and explore the house and gardens. Open from late March to October, Mount Stuart boasts a marble hall, themes of astrology and astronomy on the vaulted ceiling in the hall and a stunning design throughout. Outside are magnificent gardens to explore, as well as a cafe to enjoy a slice of cake and a pot of tea. The main island town of Rothesay is four miles away, where you will find castle ruins, a harbour and a selection of shops and pubs. There's also walks and cycle routes on the island, along with birdwatching opportunities and three golf courses. Two excellent properties with plenty to see and do, whatever your interests.

The property

Superb detached cottage sitting in the grounds of Mount Stuart House on the lovely Isle of Bute on the Firth of Clyde.

This striking contemporary cottage is built using locally sourced materials and has energy efficiency at the core of its design.

There are three stylish double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room.

The main living accommodation is open plan and is an excellent place to dine in style or relax around the woodburning stove with a glass of wine.

A stunning holiday property and the ideal starting point to explore this wonderful island.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 928511, together they sleep 10.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 3 x double (1 with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Utility.


  • Biomass central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture and access to 300 acres of grounds and gardens
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be limited.

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About the location


Although its castle dates from the 13th century, the seaside town of Rothesay became very popular as a tourist destination in the Victorian era when many Glaswegians would go ‘doon the watter’ (down the River Clyde) and across on the ferry to Bute. Today there is much to do and see on this beautiful island which is very accessible by ferry crossing, either the 35 minute trip from Wemyss Bay or else the shorter 5 minute crossing to the north of the island from Colintraive. Visit the castle ruins in the centre of town, enjoy the stunning scenery with coastal walks or on one of the cycle routes around the island and visit historic Mount Stuart House as well as its superb gardens. Why not try one of the island’s three golf courses or chill out at Scalpsie Bay and watch the seals, with stunning views across to Arran?

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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