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Knockdow House - Bute

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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Bute is a luxury suite for 2 people on the first floor within the historically significant Knockdow House.
Situated on the Cowal peninsula, part of Argyll's "Secret Coast" , this traditional West Highland mansion house is only a little over an hour from Glasgow.
The self contained luxury, self-catering accommodation overlooks the Argyll Hills in the distance. Quality fabrics , original artwork and sumptuous SuperKing bed make it ideal either for a couple or two to share (when set as a twin). En-suite bathroom with a deep bath to soak in (+ over-bath shower); private dressing area and separate sitting room with fully equipped kitchen provide all the comfort for a relaxing stay.
Knockdow House sits within its own extensive policies and offers easy access to spectacular countryside, wildlife in abundance and a fantasti...
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Listing #HL6747897
About the Owner
Fatima A
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

What can I say about our stay at Knockdow in the Bute self catering apartment? Simply Fantastic! I have to say we nearly fell through the floor when saw the apartment for the first time as the standard of the accommodation is equivalent to a...More

Thank Thomas1607
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We came from Switzerland to Scotland for three days. My boyfriend surprised me with this short trip to Knockdow House. It was the most wonderful and romantic setting for our engagement, which took place just shortly after we arrived there. The two hosts are the...More

Thank Severin M
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

We throughly enjoyed our stay in the Bute suite of Knockdow House. A beautifully restored Manor House set in lovely gardens and close to Loch Striven. The thoughtful hosts have created lovely well equipped apartments whilst retaining many old features. The area is beautiful and...More

Thank fayr56
Management response:Responded 26 November 2015

Dear Fay It was a pleasure to meet you and Peter. We look forward to welcoming you back and possibly with the rest of the family in the new year.

Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 King
    2 Twins
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AU$196
GBP 110
AU$196
GBP 110
AU$1,099
GBP 616
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About the neighbourhood
Dunoon is the nearest large town. It 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 fr...
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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 to b...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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