Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Luxurious Victorian villa with sea front location and spectacular views on the beautiful island of Bute
Dine in the lower bay window or eat alfresco in your private sea front garden. Near lovely walking and cycle trails
Covering three floors and comprising of a sitting room with dining area and three beautiful bedrooms.
Two bedrooms on the second floor, one suite facing the sea & one spacious bedroom facing the garden. One further bedroom facing the sea on the top floor.
Contemporary bathroom with separate shower enclosure and deep freestanding bath for you to soak in, big enough for two.
Second toilet on the ground floor.
Gloss & oak kitchen, beautifully appointed with all mod cons
Fully enclosed front garden and rear courtyard.
Short stroll into town.
Complete privacy is guaranteed so ideal for honeymooners or just couples looking for a quiet retreat.
The island is a gem sitting in glittering waters with glorious views, fabulous walks and miles of deserted beaches.
Cyclists can take advantage of the truly quiet island roads, horse riding on the beach, sail & canoe the clear waters, golf the fabulous courses, fish the inland lochs or just go for a walk. This is paradise for anyone who enjoys the outdoors and the island is still undiscovered, when we take our dogs to the beach on a glorious day we usually don't see a soul for miles!
Take the short ferry at the North end of the Island for access to the Highlands.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Shingle shore across from house|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow, Nearest railway: Wemyss Bay|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
The Isle of Bute is Scotland’s most accessible island - only 45 minutes from Glasgow - yet still offers all the fantastic benefits of tranquil island life within stunning natural surroundings. Described as the ‘Jewel of the Clyde’, the island offers an array of captivating sceneries, sights and things to do.
The island was once the retreat of Scottish Kings, steeped in history as far back to 2000BC, you can explore standing stones at St Ninians and the vitrified Iron Ages fort at Dunagoil.
Bute is home to Mount Stuart, Britain’s most spectacular Victorian Gothic house and seat of the Stuarts of Bute, direct descendants of King Robert the Bruce. It is the architectural fantasy of the 3rd Marquess of Bute. The stunning, mysterious interiors of Mount Stuart reflect the romantic and the scholarly Marquess’s passion for art, heraldry, astrology, mythology and religion. The art collection is arguably the finest privately held collection of family portraits in Scotland. Mount Stuart sits within 300 acres of landscape and woodlands developed by the 2nd Earl of Bute and his son, the 3rd earl, in the 1700s.
Bute is a haven for nature lovers. The Highland Boundary Fault runs across Bute resulting in extraordinarily varied landscape. The north of the island is rugged and dominated in heather moorland, whilst the south offers more gentle scenery with lush, rolling hills and farmland. A rocky crag rises at the most southerly tip, making Bute a haven for walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding and wildlife.
Animal Lovers will adore the island. The north of the island, with its variety of woodland and open moorland, is one of the most extraordinary bird habitats in the West of Scotland; while the waters around the island are among the finest in Europe for wildlife. Make sure you visit Scaplie Bay to admire the large colony of seals relaxing on the rocks each day.
The Royal Burgh of Rothesay, the island's main town, has a most splendid Victorian frontage, reflected in the town's architecture which encircles Rothesay Bay. At the meadows you can enjoy tennis or squash, there are two putting greens at the esplanade gardens and bowling greens in Rothesay, Craigmore and Ardbeg. Rothesay leisure centre has a 25m pool, a fitness pool and sauna.
Isle of Bute
• Mount Stuart House
• Rothesay Castle
• Vast sandy beaches
• Standing Stones at St Ninian’s Bay
• Bute Museum
• St Blane’s Chapel
• Scalpsie Bay and the large seal colony
• Ettrick Bay (and it's delicious tearoom!)
Annual Events on the Isle of Bute:
• Isle of Bute Jazz Festival (May)
• Bute Agricultural Show (Aug)
• Bute Highland Games (Aug)
• eatBute (Sept)
Mount Stuart hosts many events throughout the year.
Visit www.mountstuart.com for full details
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