Cottage with 8 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms in United Kingdom
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The secluded and historic Ardlamont Estate is positioned within 460 acres of unspoilt woodland and benefits from its own private beach.
The secluded and historic Ardlamont Estate is positioned within 460 acres of unspoilt woodland and benefits from its own private beach. It is the perfect location for a relaxing break or a family event, wedding or celebration.
The Georgian Estate dates back to 1646 when it was home to one of Scotland's oldest clans, the Lamonts. With lavish entertaining spaces and stately four-postered bedrooms, the estate is a sumptuous base for exploring the stunning local scenery of Argyll's Secret Coast. Nearby, there are opportunities for wildlife spotting, deer, red squirrels, buzzards, otters and even basking sharks have all been spotted. There is also the chance to enjoy the rich history the area is steeped in through visiting one of the many ancient sites, castles or ruins.
Restaurant and shopping amenities can be found in the thriving market town of Dunoon which is only a short distance away. While Loch Lomond National Park is just a short drive away and is popular with both cyclists and walkers who can enjoy the varied and striking scenery.
Ardlamont Estate has eight bedrooms all together each offering double or twin accommodation, there are also three large public rooms and a fully equipped kitchen with electric Aga. The house has washing and tumble drying facilities as well as freeview TV and DVD facilities.
Four steps to entrance: On the ground floor are the two living rooms and dining room, the first living room and dining room have open fires while the second living room has a woodburner. Also on the ground floor is one of the double four-postered bedrooms and two of the bathrooms.
On the first floor, the remaining five bedrooms can be found, one benefits from an en-suite bathroom, two are four-postered while the remaining room is a twin. On the lower ground floor, there are two more bedrooms, another double and a twin.
Outside there is a large, lawned courtyard garden with a seating area and unfenced access to the mile-long private beach is only 500 yards away. The estate also has 460 acres of shared natural woodland, landscaped gardens and ponds to explore. Ardlamont Estate welcomes well-behaved pets.
Just two hours away from Glasgow Airport, the secluded and peaceful Ardlamont Estate is situated on the shores of Loch Fyne at the tip of the Cowal peninsula, 5.5km south of Kames in Argyll, Scotland. Located on Argyll's Secret Coast it is the perfect base to explore the stunning scenery with its rugged coastline, white beaches and natural woodland. The house is nestled in 466 acres of woodland and benefits from a private beach making it a perfect location for wildlife spotting.
Local amenities such as restaurants, shops and a post office can be found in Tighnabruich village which is only 5km away. There's a lovely 9 hole golf course in the village which offers panoramic views across the water to the Island of Bute. A wider selection of amenities can be found in the market/ harbour town of Dunoon 45km away, the nearest ferry port can also be found there.
The Estate is located near Loch Lomond National Park, a popular spot for cyclists and walkers who enjoy the striking and varied scenery. Portavadie marina and restaurant is just a five minutes drive away or you can choose to explore the Kintyre Peninsula with ferries to Tarbert or to the islands of Islay, Jura and Arran.
The estate can be available either as a self-catering or serviced venue.
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Prices and availability
Updated 21 October 2017
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 4 September - 20 December 2017: changeover days are Monday, Friday and Saturday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 21 December 2017 - 1 January 2018: changeover days are Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 2 January - 29 June 2018: changeover days are Monday, Friday and Saturday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 30 June - 2 September 2018: changeover days are Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 3 September - 19 December 2018: changeover days are Monday, Friday and Saturday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 20 December 2018 - 27 December 2023: changeover days are Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£1,000.00 per booking, paid locally
8 bedrooms, Sleeps 16
Central heating, Open fire, Car hire optional