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Shepherd’s Cottage

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Kingarth, Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute
Grade 4 Star rating
Pets 2
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Customers’ Choice Award 2018
With stunning views, this is an ideal location for taking in the islands wildlife and year round events.

Situated on the most accessible of the west coast islands, straddling the Highland Line, this semi-detached holiday property boasts stunning views over the Kyles of Bute. Shepherd’s Cottage offers walking direct from the door, with the beach within walking distance. Explore the gentle hills, catch glimpses of the wildlife and marvel at the vistas. A compact island, Bute offers a variety of landscapes from the lush, fertile and rolling hills of the island’s heart to the craggy, heather-covered moorlands of the north and the delightful sandy beaches around the coastline. A haven for walkers, cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts, Bute has a wealth of wildlife to spot including feral goats, buzzards, roe deer; Scalpsie bay, set against the magnificent backdrop of Arran, is the home of a large colony of seals. There are many historical sites to visit including standing stones at Ettrick Bay and the vitrified Iron Age fort at Dunagoil. Visit the Victorian gothic mansion of Mount Stuart, Bute Museum, Rothesay Castle and the fabulous gardens of Ascog Hall and Ardencraig. With many events throughout the year, including the now famous annual Jazz Festival and the spectacular Highland Games, traditional agricultural shows, concerts and art festivals, whatever your interest it can be found on Bute. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Ground Floor:
Living room
: With multi-fuel burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock and CD player.
Kitchen: With breakfast bar, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Steep stairs to...
First Floor: With sloping ceilings.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and Velux window.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and en-suite with toilet.

Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and fuel for multi-fuel burner included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and gas barbecue. 1,600-acre grounds. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring and there are drops and a small loch with beach in the grounds, ½ mile away.

Show amenities 


  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Sea View
    Sea View
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 02/03/2018
    We had a fantastic time despite the weather. It was perfect for us and the dogs. Definitely go again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/10/2017
    A beautiful isle, would definitely stay at cottage again. Janet and Bryan very helpful and friendly . Welcome package wonderful.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/09/2017
    We just wanted to get away from it all, we couldn't have chosen a better place, the owners of the cottage were there if you needed them but left you alone when you didn't. The peace and tranquility of the place was astonishing, if your looking for that kind of holiday this is the place for you. Our dog had the run of the garden which was fully enclosed so we had no worries of her getting out, needless to say the dog enjoyed it as well, being a bassethound she is seldom of the leash but here at the cottage and a couple of beaches we found she was free to investigate every nook and cranny. Beautiful island, nice people, lovely cottage. And yes I would definitely go again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2017
    A wonderful place to stay. We would recommend it to anyone.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 27/05/2017
    Beautiful peaceful relaxing place

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9.5 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews collected by Reevoo
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