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Lawned garden with views across to Bute
View towards the property from private stone beach
Lounge with woodburner
Dining room with woodburner
Lounge
Views from the kitchen
King-size bedroom
Bathroom
Super-king-size bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bunk bedroom
Shower room
Lawn area leading to private beach
Enjoy a short ferry trip to Bute
Beautiful setting on Kyles of Bute
Amazing scenery on Ferry crossing from Dunoon
1 / 16  Lawned garden with views across to Bute
2 / 16  View towards the property from private stone beach
3 / 16  Lounge with woodburner
4 / 16  Dining room with woodburner
5 / 16  Lounge
6 / 16  Views from the kitchen
7 / 16  King-size bedroom
8 / 16  Bathroom
9 / 16  Super-king-size bedroom
10 / 16  Twin bedroom
11 / 16  Bunk bedroom
12 / 16  Shower room
13 / 16  Lawn area leading to private beach
14 / 16  Enjoy a short ferry trip to Bute
15 / 16  Beautiful setting on Kyles of Bute
16 / 16  Amazing scenery on Ferry crossing from Dunoon

Failte Kyles Of Bute

Colintraive, Argyll and Bute
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A blissful holiday home in an idyllic coastal location
  • A beautifully equipped base for a fabulous holiday  
  • Ideal for visiting the beautiful Isle of Bute
  • The property has its own private mooring, making it perfect for water sports enthusiasts
  • Ideal for walkers, hikers and cyclists exploring this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Enjoy stunning, spectacular scenery
Property code: 40519

Perched on the water’s edge, this beautiful detached Victorian property with magnificent views is located in a peaceful, tranquil setting on the shores of the stunning Kyles of Bute.

Situated in the picturesque coastal village of Colintraive, this magnificent holiday home is perched in a fantastic position on the shoreline of the Kyles of Bute with views across to the nearby island. The area is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts, and the property even has its own private mooring for guests wishing to bring a boat along. Guests without a boat can travel on the world’s shortest ferry route to the magical Isle of Bute. Sleeping eight, this is a perfect hideaway for a large family or a group of friends looking for cosy property with stunning views.

With its own private stone beach and magnificent scenery, this fresh, light and welcoming holiday retreat offers delightful and relaxing accommodation. Many of the rooms offer spectacular sea views, with the communal rooms – including the lounge, kitchen and dining room – providing ideal space to sit back and socialise. This spacious and stylishly furnished house has been tastefully decorated in cool, restful pastel shades, and offers plenty of chances to spot local wildlife including red squirrels.

This stunning property features a number of beautifully furnished public spaces, beginning with the bright and inviting lounge which is a lovely space for you to sit back in at the end of a fantastic day, relax, catch up with a book or chat deep into the night. The stylish dining room is perfect for sharing your favourite meals which you can enjoy preparing in the spacious kitchen which has a fantastic view over the water which runs the entire length of the room. The ground floor also features a cosy snug with a sofa bed. There’s also a shower room on this floor.

Heading upstairs there are four comfortable bedrooms on the first floor, all with glorious views. The king-size room looks out onto the water as does the twin room. The pretty super-king-size room can be made up as a twin on request, and there’s also a delightful bunk bedroom. The first floor also features a delightful family bathroom as well as a separate shower room.

Stepping outside you can unwind in the enclosed garden which features a charming seating area so you can enjoy a morning coffee or a glass or two of wine. A small private beach and private mooring are also available for you to use if necessary. Anglers can try their luck fishing on the Kyles of Bute.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 super-king-size bed (which can be made into a twin on request), 1 king-size, 1 twin (which can be made into a super-king-size on request) and 1 bunk bedroom
  • Kitchen/diner with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer
  • Lounge with wood burner (first basket of logs included) SkyTV / DVD
  • Snug with sofa bed Dining room with wood burner (first basket of logs included)  
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC  2 shower rooms with shower and WC   
  • Enclosed garden with seating area, private beach and mooring
  • Fishing available on the Kyles of Bute
  • Bed linen, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi available via satellite connection so may be intermittent
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach, pub, and convenience shop within walking distance, larger supermarkets approximately 30 minutes drive away; it may be an idea to stock up on the way to the house from the ferry as supermarkets are en-route

Perfect for water sports enthusiast and sailors, this is also a great area for walkers of all abilities, mountain bikers, hikers, anglers and cyclists, with spectacular scenery to explore, including mountain ranges, lochs, rivers and woodland.

The picturesque village of Colintraive is set in a lovely spot on the Cowal Peninsula and features a hotel which serves great food and drink as well as a number of attractions including the Colintraive Heritage Centre and a small 19th-century church. Heading west around the peninsula you will reach the pretty village of Tighnabruaich (15 miles) which has a choice of shops and places to eat, and is known as a great base for rock fishing, cycling and yachting. A brief ferry ride from Colintraive will take you to Bute where you can spend a day exploring the island's stunning landscapes, fabulous gardens and impressive architecture. There are some great places to eat and drink in Rothesay (9.5 miles) and Port Bannatyne (7.5 miles). Rothesay is also home to the Bute Museum and Rothesay Castle. Both Port Bannatyne and Rothesay have popular golf courses. Other highlights on the island include the lovely Scalpsie Bay (15 miles) and Mount Stuart House (14.5 miles).

This property is personally managed by Lucy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.9
Overall equipment
4.7
Overall comfort
4.9
Overall location
4.9

Reviewed by Susan 24th August 2019

Stunning location, lovely property with plenty of equipment for cooking. Kids played on the beach area for hours. Easy access to Bute from the nearby ferry. Mount Stuart definitely worth a visit. Very friendly locals!

Reviewed by Stewart 10th August 2019

Lovely, lovely house! Fantastic location. We really enjoyed the peace. Even the children loved it. Paddle boarded, sailed on Loch Fyne, went to the Spa at Portavadie, day on Bute etc. Weather changeable but being in a fabulous house and setting made all the difference.

Reviewed by Richard 27th July 2019

Lovely house in an awesome location. The views of the landscape and wildlife from the house was unbeatable.

Reviewed by Kimberly 29th June 2019

Cottage was lovely. It was nice and clean, beautifully decorated and very cosy and homely. It had everything we needed and the location on the beach was amazing. !SELECTED!I!ENDOFSELECTED! loved the place, it was ideal for a family getaway.

Reviewed by June 15th June 2019

Lovely house right on the water. The house itself is luxurious and well equipped. Lovely kitchen window looking out over the water is a lovely area to sit and chat in the evening. We would thoroughly recommend here for a holiday.

Reviewed by Carole 8th June 2019

Wow Lovely house if you love peace and quiet. Fantastic location on to water. We sat every night watching the wildlife

Reviewed by Catherine 27th May 2019

If you want a beautifully decorated house, plus tranquility, wildlife and fabulous water views, then this is the place. We found that five nights was perfect with a young family. We recommend a visit to the secret Caladh waterfall near Tighnabruaich, 25 minutes drive away (involving a 15 minute walk on a good dirt and gravel road).

Reviewed by Angela 11th May 2019

A very comfortable, well-equipped home in an amazingly beautiful, tranquil location. Seals and dolphins were spotted from the canoe in the evenings and there was such a variety of wildlife to enjoy from the garden and out walking. The 'gossiping' eider ducks were a constant source of amusement! We were blessed with a wonderful hot, sunny week - a bRead moreonus to a week enjoyed by all three generations. "When can we swim in Scalpsie Bay (Bute) again?" Hide

Reviewed by Mike 4th May 2019

This cottage was in a beautiful location overlooking the Kyles of Bute. It had all that was needed for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Beverley 27th April 2019

Perfect spot for our group holiday: house is very well-maintained and kitted out, very scenic location, private beach, good pub nearly, easy access to Bute via ferry, dog-friendly - would recommend for those seeking a peaceful getaway.

Reviewed by F 6th April 2019

Spacious, well furnished, decorated and equipped house, in idyllic location, with enclosed garden and access to shoreline.

Reviewed by Ben 30th March 2019

We loved our stay at Failte Kyles of Bute. The property is gorgeous and the view is stunning. We saw wildlife including a seal and red squirrel. Lots of space indoor and outdoor. Our dogs and little boy enjoyed playing in the garden and on the beach. The cottage also had comfy beds and great showers. Nearby pub was also very friendly and had deliciRead moreous food. Hide

Reviewed by Christopher 21st December 2018

Such a beautiful house in a stunning location. We stayed over Christmas and had everything we needed for a family of 5 - well equipped kitchen, the house was nice and warm and the wood fires were lovely. The location is absolutely gorgeous. Every day brought beautiful views over the water, and we could walk our dogs along the shore or go to one of Read morethe many great woodland trails in the area. Hide

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Lawned garden with views across to Bute
View towards the property from private stone beach
Lounge with woodburner
Dining room with woodburner
Lounge
Views from the kitchen
King-size bedroom
Bathroom
Super-king-size bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bunk bedroom
Show 4 moreShower room

Location

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