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Cosy, two bedroom holiday flat with beautiful seaviews

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

We offer a cosy two bedroom flat ideal for short or long stay holidays

We offer a cosy two bedroom flat with stunning views. The hallway oozes character and provides access to all rooms. The open plan living room/kitchen is situated to the rear with a lovely outlook over the shared drying green and is bathed in natural light from the two large windows and skylight to the kitchen area. The lounge area has a multi fuel stove with ample space for a dining table and chair. The kitchen comprises a storage cupboard, fridge/freezer, electric cooker, washing machine and dishwasher.

There are two generously proportioned double bedrooms to the front both of which have bay windows and lovely sea/hill views, one of the bedrooms also having the benefit of fitted wardrobes. We also have a sofa bed in the living area to accommodate more guests.

Beautifully presented and fully tiled shower room, again bathed in natural light and consisting of a shower cubicle with electric shower, wash hand basin with vanity below and WC. The property further benefits from double glazing, multi fuel burner, electric heating, shared drying green and outhouse.

We have provided books for your enjoyment. Please can we ask you not to remove from the property.

If there are any breakages please can you notify us. We understand accidents happen but would appreciate it very much if you let us know.

* Please note our flat is on the first floor so there are a few steps. Thank you

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Local information:

The Isle of Bute is a beautiful and friendly place and we will be happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.

Our flat is well located for access to the town, as well as the beach and nature walks. It has wonderful views of the sea from both bedrooms, we hope it is welcoming and comfortable and you enjoy your stay. Below are some useful links for further information about the Island.

Please take a look at the Visit Bute website: http://www.visitbute.com

The Isle of Bute is situated in Scotland’s Firth of Clyde, to the north of Arran, and is easily accessible by regular ferry services from the mainland.

There are two ferry access ports to the island both operated by Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries.

The Waverley, the world’s last seafaring paddle steamer, also makes regular trips to Bute. You can book a trip on the Waverley here.

Colintraive – Rhubodach

There is a tiny hop of 350m from the mainland having driven the scenic route from Glasgow (approximately 75 miles by car ) and takes you along the shores of Loch Lomond and through the Arrochar Alps in the heart of Argyll. This is some of the most stunning scenery in Scotland. Stop at the top of “Rest and Be Thankful” and admire the view. Skirting the top of Loch Fyne, with views across to Inveraray Castle, you head south and arrive at the Colintraive ferry for the 5 minute crossing to Rhubodach on Bute. The crossings are frequent, so if you just miss the boat it’ll be back soon. Rothesay is about 7 miles from here. https://www.calmac.co.uk/colintraive-rhubodach-bute-ferry-summer-timetable

Wemyss Bay – Rothesay

The principal route to the island is by car & passenger ferry from Wemyss Bay. The crossing takes 35 mins with sailings every 45mins – 1 hour depending upon the time of day. You can’t book – you turn up and pay at the pierhead. If you’re not driving catch one of the frequent trains from Glasgow Central Station – jump on the train at Paisley if you have flown in to Glasgow Airport. https://www.calmac.co.uk/wemyssbay-rothesay-bute-ferry-summer-timetable

Travelling to Scotland by Air

Bute is handily placed for access from both Glasgow Airports and only an extra 45mins or so from Edinburgh Airport. The 2 Glasgow Airports are Glasgow International and Prestwick. Prestwick airport is actually not that close to Glasgow but it is the west of Scotland Ryanair hub with many incoming flights. There is car hire available and the connection to Wemyss Bay by road takes between 30-40 mins. If you are flying in to Glasgow International, you can also rent a car. Wemyss Bay is about 40 mins. Alternatively a short taxi or bus ride takes you to Paisley Gilmour Street station for a connecting train to the pier at Wemyss Bay.

Edinburgh Airport is also a Ryanair hub – mostly for northern European routes. The road connection to Wemyss Bay takes approximately 1.5 hrs depending on the traffic, but is motorway for all but the final 10 miles or so.

Please check out http://www.visitbute.com/cyclists-love-bute-and-vice-versa/ the popular cycle routes around the island:

*Please check the Bus timetable: https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/timetable/bus

Also useful is an Isle of Bute cycle path

Post Office:

The post office is a 2 minute walk from the flat.

Walk southwest on Castle Street towards Quay Street. Turn right onto Quay Street, then turn left onto Marine Road. The Post Office is 250 feet along this road.

If you have any questions please contact us.

Thank you

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2018

Why The Owner chose Isle of Bute

We offer a cosy two bedroom flat ideal for holiday couples, solo adventurers, friends and families with kids.

Our flat offers a cosy open plan living room and kitchen with views to a shared garden area. In the living room we have a wood burning stove with a supply of logs. There are wonderful views of the sea from both bedrooms. We provide clean towels and made beds. We hope it is welcoming and comfortable and you enjoy your stay.

What makes this apartment unique

Our flat is well located for access to the town, as well as the beach and nature walks. You are not far from a lovely stretch of sandy beach called Ettrick Bay. Etrrick Bay has a tearoom serving food all afternoon with some lovely cakes! It also has a children’s play area. Bute is perfect for a holiday for individuals, friends, couples or families. It has a diverse and interesting history, and offers a wide range of activities including golf, kayaking, as well as museums, sea views, beautiful countryside and wildlife. The Isle of Bute also offers a lively centre with wonderful places to eat and good entertainment.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment around the Isle of Bute around the Argyll and Bute

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf

Reviews

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Cosy, two bedroom holiday flat with beautiful seaviews
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews
5

Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5 and had the best time at Lucindas home. Everything was set up perfectly. The Island was a joy to discover and we had wonderful views from the house. All in all a perfect stay. Thanks very much.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David, Thank you so much for your review. Me and my sister, Francesca, are so glad you enjoyed our flat and the wonderful island of Bute. The longer we know this island the more there is to find out! So you and your family are always welcome to come back and discover more of Bute!
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4

Lovely small flat with sea views

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay on Bute. The flat is cosy but was fine with one child and the dogs. Bedding was very luxurious (although the metal bed squeaks for Scotland!). We arrived early but this wasn’t a problem and were made to feel welcome. When we encountered an issue with the shower it was fixed quickly and with a massive apology. My only constructive feedback would be thicker curtains (child found it hard to sleep as is was so bright) and tighten up the metal bed to stop the sqeaking. Thanks for a lovely short stay :)

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice and Clean and Cosy

  • 4 of 5

Really nice comfortable beds Nice Log Burner Great views from the bedrooms a microwave in the kitchen would have been handy

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

We have just spend 5 days in this lovely property. It had everything that we required for a comfortable stay and was dog friendly too! The views from the bedrooms are amazing and only a couple of minutes walk to the seafront which the children and dogs loved.

Genuinely felt like a home from home and we can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely and perfect for our needs

  • 5 of 5

The flat is lovely and clean and the rooms are really spacious. In a lovely location in the island with Amazing views

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Suzanne was a great guest. She left the flat clean and tidy. We would recommend her to any other host. We hope she comes back for another stay.
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Leamington Spa
5

Comfortable and very quiet little flat with beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this very cosy and clean flat for three nights.

The beds are very comfortable and we had the rest we needed. The area is very quiet and at night you hear no noise whatsoever.

The kitchen is very well equipped and we felt really at home.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rute, We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. You were great guests and left the flat clean and tidy. We would welcome you back anytime and highly recommend you to any other hosts.
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Location

http://www.visitbute.com/local-info/get-to-bute-2/

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £25
Pet Fee £10
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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