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Montford cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

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.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ascog 400 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow 60 km, Nearest railway: Wemyss Bay 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Further details indoors

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.

Further details outdoors

The house stands in its own walled garden facing the sea. The garden is accessed through the kitchen door and down some stone steps to a patio area, where French garden table and chairs provide an outside dining area. A wrought iron, anchor gate leads down to the rocks and seashore below.

Although there is no private car parking, it is easy to park on the opposite side of the road running in front of the house

The Argyll and Bute region

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. It has many places of historical interest including a castle and the magnificent Mountstuart House.

For lovers of the outdoors, Bute is a great holiday destination with all manner of activities from walking, cycling and sailing to golfing and fishing.

Ascog

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.

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28 Sep 2014

5/5

"Fantastic Holiday Cottage - Great Location"

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at Montford Cottage, on the wonderful Isle of Bute. Our first visit was in May 2013 when we stayed for a week, our 2nd visit was for 2 weeks in May 2014, and our 3… More

20 Jul 2014

5/5

"I wouldn't tell my worst enemy about this one - but I shall be telling my friends!"

Very tastefully and comfortably set up to make guests feel 'at home at sea'. The view while washing up (as well as from the lounge) was fantastic with constant interest generated by all the… More

29 Nov 2013

5/5

"A picturesque, seaside cottage away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life."

We stayed at Montford Cottage for one week over the 2012 Christmas period and what an amazing time we had. We were told about Montford by a family member who had stayed over the summer with her family… More

17 Nov 2013

5/5

"A picturesque seaside cottage location, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life..."

We stayed at Montford Cottage for one week over the 2012 Christmas period and what an amazing time we had. We were told about Montford by a family member who had stayed over the summer with her family… More

4 Sep 2013

5/5

"Blissful - peace beyond our expectations"

What a fantastic cottage! Amazing location, beautiful little house. Lovely views. Decorated and furnished just how we pictured a seaside cottage. Loved it so much booking now for next year. Loved it.… More

21 Jul 2013

5/5

"Beautiful cottage, ideal location."

Montford cottage is is an ideal location with fantastic views of the water from all windows. Bute is a great little island, loads to see and do, excellent public transport and all necessary amenities … More

14 Jun 2013

5/5

"Location Location Location"

WOW!! What an amazing place! 6 of us (Grandparents, parents and children aged 8 and 11) stayed in this gorgeous, clean,beautifully decorated, warm and well equipped cottage. Views of the sea and be… More

16 Jan 2013

5/5

"Amazing"

This cottage is the ideal place to go for a quiet peaceful holiday. Plenty of wildlife to see, lovely walks and good bus services.The cottage itself is a perfect base its clean well equipped and the v… More

11 Jan 2013

5/5

"Beautiful cottage and stunning views."

I enjoyed a weeks stay in the cottage with my sister and brother-in-law April 2012.The cottage is very clean and well looked after. Every thing you need is in the cottage down to binoculars! It is sit… More

23 Nov 2012

5/5

"Location, location, location"

Had a marvellous time here at Montford Cottage, overlooking the Firth of Clyde. The cottage is in a terrific spot, direct access to the shore, close enough to Rothesay to make it walk able, far enoug… More

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