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Montford cottage

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36 reviews
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Montford cottage
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Ascog, Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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Listing #HL200107
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highlandl...
San Diego, California
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed January 5, 2017 for a stay in September 2015

I stayed here for a week in 2015 and absolutely adored it. The views over the bay were breath taking and I used to enjoy having my morning cup of tea watching the changing colors of the sky and sea. The swans would visit the little cove every morning and as well as the otters and the seals. It was...

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Thank you Linda for the lovely review all the way from California! We are looking forward to welcoming you back later in the year. Kate

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Jenny G
Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed January 2, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

As we have family on the island, we have visited and stayed in this cottage several times. Every time I walk in it feels warm and welcoming, with it’s beautiful décor and cosy atmosphere. It is well equipped with everything that you may need in the kitchen and to help you relax, including DVDS and books. The location is perfect,...

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Management response:

Thanks Jenny. Very happy to hear you had another great stay at the cottage. 😊

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Elaine C
1 review
Reviewed December 21, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Stayed here for a long weekend and had the most relaxing time. Cottage is of a high standard as are the views. Will definitely return for another stay.

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Thanks Elaine! So glad you enjoyed the cottage for the weekend. Let us know when you want to come back! 😊

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Amenities
  • 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
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
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.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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$140
£100
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Jan 6, 2018 -
Mar 2, 2018
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3 nights
$140
£100
$491
£350
Mar 3, 2018 -
Mar 30, 2018
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3 nights
$140
£100
$561
£400
Mar 31, 2018 -
Jun 1, 2018
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3 nights
$140
£100
$701
£500
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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 3 nights) but not in high season.
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About the neighborhood
Bute has many interesting places to visit from the majestic Mountstuart House, family seat of the Marquess of Bute, just 2 miles south of Montford Cottage, to Rothesay Castle with its close association with the Stewart Kings of Scotland.

There are plenty of sports and activities to enjoy on the island including walking, sea and loch angling, cycling (bike hire available) and golf. The island has 3 golf courses, each with its own challenges and all with spectacular views.

The main town of Rothesay is about 3 miles away and has plenty of facilities including a small cinema, swimming pool, visitors’ centre, shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. There is a lovely putting green on the front which is open in high season.
Access
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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