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Knockdow House - The School House

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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
The School House is a luxury suite for 2 people within the historically significant Knockdow House.
This Suite has its own direct front door at ground level with all rooms off the same level. Suitable for those with mobility restrictions.
Comprising a large SuperKing size bed with a comfortable seating area . Its charm and comfort further enhanced by a wood stove (first basket of logs complimentary) and an addittional seating area in front of the window. Separate fully equipped kitchen with a dining area for two and a stand-alone large bathroom/wet room , perfect for those who need washed whilst seated.
The self contained luxury, self-catering accommodation overlooks the east lawn and distant hills. Enjoy the peace and tranquility afforded by this coastal retreat.
Knockdow House is situated on the Cowal peninsula, part of Argyll's...
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Listing #HL6747015
About the Owner
Fatima A
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Knockdow House is one of those places that are always an amazing surprise - booked at the last minute, we weren't sure what to expect, but it was stunning! The renovation has been so tastefully done, and the surroundings are just perfect. Woods, river, lawns,...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We booked The School House as a quick getaway from Glasgow in July 2017 after some stressful weeks at work. An hour and half's drive from Glasgow (with quick ferry trip) and we were transported to a completely different place altogether! The location of Knockdow...More

Thank Steven K
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Knockdow is absolutely amazing! This Estate is picture perfect in every way, shape and form, it's location is stunning with beautiful Mountains, lush green fields surrounded by sparkling Lochs. The hospitality was excellent, the owners were so helpful. I really enjoyed the room, plenty of...More

Thank Stacey P
Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Dunoon is home to the world famous Cowal Games where participants and clansmen from all over the world compete for some of the oldest and most prestigious silverware in piping ; highland dancing and heavy sports.
The area is home to a wide variety of wild life , there is an opportunity to spot red squirrells, sea mamals and a diverse mix of bird life.
Ample opportunities for hill walking and mountain and road biking for all levels within spectacular scenery with multiple photographic opportunities. The 'Cowal Fest' (usually in October) is a 10 day walking and outdoor Festival that offers a great opportunity to explore tracks with local guides.
Kayaking - One of the entry points for the Argyll Sea Kayak trail is at Toward sailing club , two minutes from the house.
Horse rideing; q...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Knockdow is on the Cowal Peninsula, with Dunoon being the largest, nearest town.
We can be accessed either via:
-Ferry with terminals at both Dunoon (foot passenger ferry - operated by Argyll Ferries) and Hunters Quay (car and passenger ferry ; operated by Western Ferries). With both connecting at either end of Gourrock, directly off the M8 (*)
The foot passenger ferry from Dunoon links with the rail service departing Gourrock railway station , directly into Glasgow Central.
It also connects with the 'Bus-link' to Glasgow airport at Paisley Gilmour Street station
-Road : The scenic A82 North, along Loch Lomond side and then the enigmatic A83, ‘Rest and be Thankful’ , before joining the famous 'Three Lochs' A815 to Dunoon and then on to Toward.

(*) The ferry does not need t...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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