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Montford cottage

From north side
5.0 of 5 stars
21 reviews
From north side
South side
Double bedroom
garden gate
sea view
old walled garden
view from bedroom
Bute ferry
Highland cow
Ferry at night
Dunagoil point
Ascog bay
Montford cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Montford cottage is a lovely whitewashed house standing in a unique position, perched on the rocks with a sea view on 3 sides, and a rustic, walled garden overlooking the sea. Its situation is perfect for exploring Bute either by foot, bicycle, car or open top bus. It is 3 miles south of the main town of Rothesay and 2 miles north of the Island's great attraction Mountstuart House, the seat of the Marquess of Bute.
About the owner, jack t
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 35 %
Response Time: Within two days
Calendar Updated: 67 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL200107 by: Holiday Lettings
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Jenny G
Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in September 2015

This is the second time that we have stayed in this beautifully decorated cottage. The lovely decor is complimented by the well equipped, cosy and relaxing atmosphere. The setting is second to none, sitting right on the waters edge - the views are stunning! The location is fantastic with the ferry and town centre only a few minutes by car.... more

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This is a fabulous cottage on the waters edge. It is clean comfortable and very tastefully decorated. The rooms are large and all well equipped, all with sea views. There is a feeling of being on a ship with water visible from every window, there is a small walled garden at the front of the property which is a suntrap... more

debbie o
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

I stayed at Montford with my husband, daughter and my three grandchildren. It was the most peaceful and restful holiday I have had in years. The cottage is simply beautiful with the most stunning views. Cosy and relaxing. The owners have the cottage beautifully decorated and their love for the property is evident throughout. I have booked to go again... more

  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
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  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Inside, the house is warm and cosy, with sea views from every room. It has a comfortable living/dining room running along the back of the house with dramatic views through two full-length glass doors, opening to Juliet-style balconies.

The accommodation is flexible. There is a double bedroom with a king-size bed, and a family room, comprising a double bed and 2 bunk-beds. The house can therefore sleep 6, if 4 family-members are sharing the family room.

Each bedroom has lovely views, up or down the shore. You will hear the sea all the time when you are in the cottage.

The kitchen is newly-fitted, modern and well equipped with an electric hob and gas oven, a fridge and dishwasher. The house has gas central heating. There’s a new shower room, and towels and bedding are provided.
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Oct 31, 2015 -
Dec 19, 2015
Winter 2015
3 nights
Dec 20, 2015 -
Jan 3, 2016
Christmas - New Year
3 nights
Jan 9, 2016 -
Mar 4, 2016
Jan - Feb
3 nights
Mar 5, 2016 -
Apr 1, 2016
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks may be available from £100 per night (no less than 2 nights)
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 37.3 mi
Railway: Wemyss Bay: 15.5 mi
Ferry: Wemyss Bay- Rothesay and Colintraive–Rhubodach: 3.7 mi
The Isle of Bute
The Isle of Bute lies in Scotland’s Firth of Clyde, tucked into the spectacular sea lochs of southern Argyll, just north of Arran, and is easily accessible by regular ferry services from the mainland. There are two ferry access ports to the island.

Wemyss Bay – Rothesay. The principal route to the island is by car and passenger ferry from Wemyss Bay which has a rail connection to Glasgow.

Colintraive – Rhubodach. This is a ferry crossing at the north end of the island. It takes minutes to cross the short stretch of water. The road from Glasgow takes you through some of the most stunning scenery in Argyll.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 mi.
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