This stunning castle offers grand rooms, plenty of space and beautiful loch views. It's perfectly placed for exploring Argyll and Bute, and very easy to get to via direct ferry from Glasgow.
This impressive Scottish castle, designed by the architect David Hamilton and built by James Hunter, dates from the early 19th century and is set in a glorious location on the shore of Holy Loch. The castle is set within delightful gardens and offers stunning views, making it a fantastic base for a special event. With plenty of space for up to 42 guests across 19 bedrooms, this is a superb venue for a wedding, large family gathering, corporate function or reunion. Music evenings can be arranged – including classical, traditional Scottish or a ceilidh – and the castle is also registered for civil wedding ceremonies.
This magnificent castle is abundant with splendid features including beautiful ceilings, decorative plasterwork, carved doors and a superb sweeping double-sided staircase with a glass cupola. There’s also heated indoor swimming pool, a games room with a snooker table, a large outdoor play area, and a spacious conservatory. The bedrooms are simply furnished, comfortable and flexible, with a range of en-suite facilities. The bedrooms to the front of the castle also enjoy fantastic views across the garden and out to sea.
The grand reception hall, with its grand piano, open fire and seating area, makes an impressive entrance to this fantastic property. Exploring the ground floor further, there are two stylish drawing rooms connected via double doors which can be folded back to create a large reception room for everyone to gather. The larger drawing room features a bar area and sea views, with the smaller drawing room featuring a wood burner and plenty of seating. The elegant dining room is perfect for celebratory meals, and there is ample space in the conservatory to unwind or enjoy a more relaxed meal. The ground floor also offers a library, the zodiac room, a beautifully equipped catering kitchen and two delightful double bedrooms (one with an additional single bed). There is also an indoor swimming pool and a games area equipped with billiards table, table tennis and table football.
The mezzanine features three bedrooms: two doubles (one with an additional single bed, the other with two additional single beds) and a single room.
The first floor is home to the remaining 14 bedrooms: a double room with an additional single bed, five twin rooms, seven doubles, and a double room with a four-poster bed.
The conservatory opens out onto a large terrace and garden with a children’s play area. There’s plenty of garden furniture so you can sit back and unwind. The gardens and lawns are surrounded by ancient trees which are a haven for red squirrels and a variety of birds. Deer can also often be glimpsed.
Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.