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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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Severin M
1 review
“most romantic and beautiful place in Scotland with the most attentive and lovely hosts”
Reviewed 18 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We came from Switzerland to Scotland for three days. My boyfriend surprised me with this short trip to Knockdow House. It was the most wonderful and romantic setting for our engagement, which took place just shortly after we arrived there. The two hosts are the most magnificent and thoughtful people you could wish for. They attended to any of my boyfriend’s special wishes like the specially arranged candle light dinner table, the champagne, the torches along the path and the candles on the bridge. They even surprised us with fireworks after the engagement and a homemade dessert.
The Suite is furnished in a modern way, yet it delightfully preserves old features of the house. The bathroom is equipped with a spacy shower, fluffy white towels and small toiletries. The king-size bed is absolutely perfect after a long day of driving to beautiful lochs and visiting castles. The kitchen and living room offer anything you need from dishwasher, kettle, wine glasses, dishes, tea cups, coffee machine to television, books and comfortable chairs. Wifi is provided free in the whole house. If you have any problems, questions or wishes, they will be attended to within a very short time from either of the two attentive hosts.
The grounds around Knockdow House are perfect for little walks through the countryside or to the sea. It is a very quiet setting which is perfect for a retreat from our busy everyday lives.

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fayr56
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent property and location”
Reviewed 24 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We throughly enjoyed our stay in the Bute suite of Knockdow House. A beautifully restored Manor House set in lovely gardens and close to Loch Striven. The thoughtful hosts have created lovely well equipped apartments whilst retaining many old features. The area is beautiful and the island of Bute is a must see location.

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Management Response
26 Nov 2015
Dear Fay
It was a pleasure to meet you and Peter. We look forward to welcoming you back and possibly with the rest of the family in the new year.
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