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Moinadh
Blackwaterfoot
(12 reviews)
From £930 per week
Sleeps 10
4 bedrooms
2 doubles, 1 family rooms, 1 twin
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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Sun 23 Sep 2018Sat 06 Oct 2018£1,095£330
Sun 07 Oct 2018Sat 27 Oct 2018£1,200£360
Sun 28 Oct 2018Sat 10 Nov 2018£995£300
Sun 11 Nov 2018Fri 21 Dec 2018£930£280
Sat 22 Dec 2018Fri 28 Dec 2018£1,420£425
Sat 29 Dec 2018Fri 04 Jan 2019£1,420£425
Sat 05 Jan 2019Sat 09 Feb 2019£950£285
Sun 10 Feb 2019Sat 06 Apr 2019£1,020£310
Sun 07 Apr 2019Sat 27 Apr 2019£1,230£370
Sun 28 Apr 2019Sat 25 May 2019£1,120£340
Sun 26 May 2019Sat 01 Jun 2019£1,230£370
Sun 02 Jun 2019Sat 22 Jun 2019£1,230£370
Sun 23 Jun 2019Sat 07 Sep 2019£1,420£430
Sun 08 Sep 2019Sat 21 Sep 2019£1,230£370
Sun 22 Sep 2019Sat 05 Oct 2019£1,120£340
Sun 06 Oct 2019Sat 26 Oct 2019£1,230£370
Sun 27 Oct 2019Sat 09 Nov 2019£1,020£310
Sun 10 Nov 2019Sat 21 Dec 2019£950£285
Sun 22 Dec 2019Sat 28 Dec 2019£1,465£440
Sun 29 Dec 2019Sat 04 Jan 2020£1,465£440
Sun 05 Jan 2020Sat 08 Feb 2020£950£285
Sun 09 Feb 2020Sat 04 Apr 2020£1,020£310
Sun 05 Apr 2020Sat 25 Apr 2020£1,230£370
Sun 26 Apr 2020Sat 23 May 2020£1,120£340
Sun 24 May 2020Sat 30 May 2020£1,230£370
Sun 31 May 2020Sat 20 Jun 2020£1,230£370
Sun 21 Jun 2020Sat 05 Sep 2020£1,420£430
Sun 06 Sep 2020Sat 26 Sep 2020£1,230£370
Sun 27 Sep 2020Sat 03 Oct 2020£1,120£340
Sun 04 Oct 2020Sat 24 Oct 2020£1,230£370
Sun 25 Oct 2020Sat 07 Nov 2020£1,020£310
Sun 08 Nov 2020Mon 21 Dec 2020£950£285
Tue 22 Dec 2020Mon 28 Dec 2020£1,465£440
Tue 29 Dec 2020Mon 04 Jan 2021£1,465£440

Description

Moinadh is an oasis of peace and tranquility with panoramic sea views and spectacular sunsets over the Mull of Kintyre. This traditional white-washed Arran cottage is full of charm and character and provides an idyllic holiday home. Surrounded by large grassed garden and grassy fields, it has a feeling of space and seclusion, although it's within easy reach of the village amenities.

The self catering holiday accommodation provides spacious modern living with all the comforts of home. Many of the rooms face due south, capturing the natural light and warmth of the sun. The stone barn extension contains a large lounge room with deep sofas, a log burning stove and Sky TV. The sun room is a delightful retreat where you can watch the wildlife and spectacular sunsets over the sea. There is also an extra snug/TV room where the children can have their own space. Moinadh will appeal to families looking for a relaxing holiday and also to golfers and walkers on active breaks.

Outside, the gardens are enclosed and safe for children to play, with a paved patio, garden furniture and a BBQ for al fresco dining. There is an enclosed a dog kennel available for guest pets, if required.

The bird feeding station attracts many types of birds and the garden is alive with bird song. This quiet, undisturbed area is a haven of tranquility and is home to a wealth of wildlife, including seals, otters, raptors and a large number of sea birds. You may also see a rare white pheasant passing through the fields.

A short stroll leads to the amenities of Blackwaterfoot, a former fishing village clustered around a tiny harbour, just big enough for 2 or 3 boats. The village has a friendly, 'laid-back' atmosphere and is self-contained with a grocer, post office and butcher and the local hotel has a bakery with fresh morning rolls. There is also a garage for petrol and cycle hire.

PROPERTY CODE: AR368

Layout

Ground floor:

Kitchen/breakfast room. Separate utility area. Dining room for 8. Large lounge with log burning stove. Small sun room/porch. Large sun room with patio doors. Double bedroom. Shower room with large walk-in shower, WC & WHB.

First floor:

1 kingsize bedroom with cot. Twin bedroom. Family bunk room with 2 single bed and 2 bunks (sleeps 4). All bedrooms have a vanity unit with WHB. Family bathroom with bath and shower attachment, WC & WHB.

Outside:

Large enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture (table & chairs, bench, 2 loungers).

Please note:

  • Ample private parking.
  • Enclosed dog kennel.
  • Pay-phone.
  • Linen provided.
  • Towel hire avalable.1 bath towel and 1 hand towel per person can be hired at a cost of £50 per week or short break (based on a full house) and should be ordered either when booking or from the manager no later than 4 weeks prior to your holiday.
  • Electricity, starter pack of logs and coal included.

Facilities

  • Blackwaterfoot Village: grocer, butcher, post office, garage. Dining & leisure facilities: Best Western Kinloch Hotel, Blackwaterfoot Lodge and the Golf & Tennis Clubhouse & Bistro. Co-op supermarket in Brodick (11 miles).
  • All energy included
  • BBQ
  • CD player/radio
  • Cot
  • Disability friendly
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway parking
  • DVD player
  • Electric cooker & double oven
  • Enclosed/private garden
  • Flatscreen TV with Sky
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Garden furniture
  • Hair dryer
  • High chair
  • Linen provided ONLY - Towels can be hired from the manager £50 per week with 4 weeks notice
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV in snug
  • Washing machine
  • Waterside location
  • Wi-fi
  • Wood burning stove - starter pack of logs included
  • 1 Pet only - £20.00 charge per Week per Pet
  • Reviews

    (12 reviews)
    Moinadh reviews
    Fabulous position would stay again. Shame there is no footpath direct from the garden to the beach. Gift left for us on arrival which was lovely. Bread bakers and butchers at Blackwaterfoot ...fantastic.
    Mrs Brown - August 2018
    Great location and spotless accommodation although paper and rubbish had caught in scrub and ferns outside rear sun room. Could do with topping up the crockery supply (especially mugs) given the capacity of the property. Several dinner and side plates were found to be chipped /cracked. Steak knives would also prove extremely useful. Grass should also be cut weekly during the summer season as it was long on arrival and extremely long on departure? Local farmer also trotted down driveway, 4 or 5 x daily and passed close to kitchen and living room windows - this soon became a tad irritating and intrusive! Also worthy of note that CD players don't always work, especially the one situated in the sunroom. Entry code supplied by Cottages & Castles was incorrect and local contact had to come to the rescue! Payphone has been removed. Gas BBQ is actually a charcoal BBQ. Toilet rolls soon ran out - previous properties have always supplied adequate supplies of sundry goods? Opening of windows proved extremely challenging.
    Owners Response: "Thank you for your review. Paper and rubbish caught in scrub and ferns outside rear sun room - very unusual - except we are very exposed to the elements so I will ask the housekeeper to keep an eye on this. Crockery recently has been replaced, now at least a dozen mugs and steak knives have been replaced again recently also. Grass is under contract for a 2 week cut but sometimes weather doesn't always permit the gardener to cut the grass on time. The farmer has the right to the fields sometimes walking down the drive. I will ask him not to approach the house when visitors are in. Was not aware that the CD was not working properly. This will be looked at the next time I am over. The new entry code to the house was given to Cottages and Castles but obviously has not filtered through in which Cottages & Castles are dealing with. Usually there are 2 toilet rolls left in each bathroom. Payphone has been removed as we were finding it difficult to work with BT on the Island. The gas BBQ has been removed and this will be looked into, meantime the Charcoal BBQ is on site. I was not aware of any problem opening windows at Moinadh. I hope overall you did have a good holiday ."
    Mrs Home - June 2018
    Great house met our needs as a family. Views were spectacular.
    Mrs Hird - September 2017
    Great authentic island house. We shared this house with both family and friends. The layout was incredibly flexible and accommodated all very well. The views and feeling of space inside and outside the property were second to none. It is in an ideal spot to feel away from people and the hustle of everyday life.
    Dr Lane - August 2017
    This is an amazing house suitable for a family holiday/ reunion/ celebration. There is plenty of room for adults and children( kids loved sleeping in the snug away from the adults!) we loved the views toward the mull of kintyre and regularly spotted seals early in the morning. The outside space is safe for children to play. The kitchen is well equipped and the utility area ideal for storing shoes, wellies and coats. We did not feel isolated at all. However, the road to Blackwaterfoot is not really suitable for walking safely as there's no pavement. The beach at Blackwaterfoot was a favourite as there are lots of rock pools which the kids loved pottering around in with their fishing nets. The golf course at shiskine was felt to be excellent value for money by our golfers. We all walked to kings caves one morning via the golf course in very mixed weather but still enjoyable! The butcher in Blackwaterfoot sells excellent meat, sausages, burgers and fish which we cooked on the BBQ. We loved our holiday here and although the weather could have been better for us, this house is warm and comfortable. The log fire burner was a nice feature on wet evenings. We could thoroughly recommend this house- its a well loved property in a wonderful location.
    Mrs Forbes - July 2017
    The house is lovely and the views were fantastic, but there are just a couple of things which would have improved our stay. Neither of the locks on the two bathroom doors worked and with 10 people in the house including two children this was not ideal. The lovely patio doors didn't work, therefore we could not enjoy the room as much as we would have liked and the wifi didn't work. Although the house was a good size with a good size garden it is a real shame there is not access down to the beach as for us this would have made the location of the house perfect. Also a washing line outside would also have been a huge help.
    Mr And Mrs Bell - August 2016
    THE SIZE OF THE HOUSE WAS GREAT THE LOCATION GREAT WOULD HAVE BEEN IDEAL IF HAD ACCESS TO THE SEASHORE. WOULD BENEFIT TO HAVE SOME KIND OF PLAY AREA IE SWING, SLIDE ETC. BEACH IN BLACKWATERFOOT REALLY NICE FANTASTIC ISLAND TO SEE PLENTY OF WILDLIFE. WASHING FACILITIES GREAT BUT COULD HAVE HAD A WASHING LINE. THE SHOWER COULD BE UPGRADED AND A SHOWER ADDED IN MAIN BATHROOM RATHER THAN A HAND HELD SHOWER. WELL EQUIPPED HOUSE WOULD DEFINITELY RE-BOOK AGAIN.
    Mr Gunning - October 2015
    We had a family gathering at Moinadh to celebrate our Golden Wedding and it was a huge success. The house was just right for our party of six adults and four children & the snug was particularly well used by the children. If we couldn't find them that would be where they were. The only slight drawback was that the house was further from the village than we expected. Arran even managed to lay on the most fantastic weather. Our thanks to all for a memorable stay.
    Mrs Ross - October 2015
    Felt as if we were house guests in someone's home
    Mr Dunse - May 2015
    Excellent property - fantastic lounge with log burner and fantastic snug area above the lounge for the children - aged 8,5 and 2 but would be fantastic for teenagers too. TV in the snug and a sofa bed. Highlight of our stay was the New Years Eve sleepover in the snug with the children in their fold-up beds :-) Lots of happy memories and hope to be back again for New Year 2014 :-)
    Mr Barnes - December 2013
    This is a lovely house in a great setting with sea views. It suits larger family groups with enough space to come together or have your own space. Situated within walking distance of the town of Blackwaterfoot.
    Mr Findlay - July 2013
    We loved the house, great location for 9 of us. 6 x adults, 3 x teenagers and 1 dog. Very spacious with lots of extras like games, DVD's, books. The sun room is a great room to enjoy watching he sunset at the end of the day. Will definitely return
    Mrs Hunt - March 2013

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    This property is covered by our Holiday Protection Scheme.

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    Cottages & Castles Ltd. (acting as agents for property owners) provides a guarantee for tenants who have to cancel their holiday at a cottage.

    If it is necessary to cancel your holiday, for any of the reasons A 1-5 below, you may do so at any time up until the close of business on the last working day before your tenancy commences and we will refund your balance. Your deposit is not refundable. If you have made a late booking and paid in full you will receive your payment minus the normal deposit sum (usually 30%).

    There is no charge for this holiday protection – it is included in the cost of your holiday. Please note that the protection does not apply to holidays in our properties with codes beginning with P (usually castles, mansions and lodges).

    Deposits may be transferred to a different date for a holiday at the same property within 12 months of the original holiday date, subject to availability, but not, however, for a different property. If the new booking is at a higher rate the tenant must pay the extra cost. No refund will be made if the new date is at a lower rate.

    A:
    1. Death, accidental bodily injury, or illness (excluding pre-existing or chronic illness/conditions, or illness arising through epidemics or pandemics)
    a) the Proposer and/or persons with whom he/she has arranged to travel.
    b) any close relative or business associate of the Proposer or of any person with whom he/she has arranged to travel or arranged to meet at the specified holiday establishment. We will require appropriate documentary evidence of illness or bodily injury from a registered medical practitioner. This evidence must state that the Proposer is unfit to travel.

    2. Jury service, witness call or unemployment through redundancy of the Proposer after the date of booking and prior to the commencement date of the holiday.

    3. Fire or theft which is the subject of an insurance claim at the Insured’s main residence or business premises within seven days before commencement of the holiday.

    4. Occupational postings not contemplated at the time the holiday is booked.

    5. Cancellation or curtailment of scheduled transport services due to strikes, riots or civil commotion, but limited to the cost of alternative transport up to £50 per person for the outward journey only.

    But not, however:

    B:
    1. Disinclination to travel.

    2. Failure of public or private transport.

    3. Suicide, attempted suicide, insanity, the influence of intoxicating liquor or the effect of drugs not taken in accordance with treatment prescribed and directed by a qualified medical practitioner or booking a holiday which is or would be against the advice of a registered medical practitioner.

    4. Pregnancy unless problems occur which prevent the person travelling. A  verification must be signed by a registered medical practitioner to this effect

    5. Any loss which is otherwise insured.

    6. Holiday accommodation booked outside Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

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