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Knockdow House - Cumbrae

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Dunoon, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
'Cumbrae' is a luxurious, large and airy two double bedroom , self-catering Suite situated on the first floor of the East wing of this historically significant house.
Sumptuously appointed with antiques and original art work, it boasts fabulous views onto the main garden. There is a double aspect bedroom with a SuperKing size bed and a luxurious ensuite featuring an original but fully restored roll top tub. A further bedroom (SuperKing bed or twin configuration) with its own separate bathroom makes this an ideal Suite for 4 to share.
A large separate sitting room framed by two large windows and fully equipped kitchen area complete the ensemble.

Situated on the Cowal peninsula, part of Argyll's 'Secret Coast' this traditional West Highland mansion house is only a little over an hour from Glasgow.
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Listing #HL6747770
About the Owner
Fatima A
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Set in the middle of a huge estate on the edge of the peninsula Knockdow House is easily missed as you drive out of Dunoon, through Innellan and into Toward. You turn into the entance to the estate and immediately are impressed by the lovely...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Knockdow House is a beatiful large county mansion set in the picturesque Scottish countryside. We stayed for a weekend in the Cumbrae suite which we could not recommend highly enough. The room itself was luxurious with two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large sitting area...More

Thank Lee B
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Peace and quiet is a precious commodity, not often found in the hustle and bustle of the big city. The working week can be a real drain, so coming away from it all to this beautifully restored stately home is a real tonic! We stayed...More

Thank StephanieTelfer
  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Super King
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About the neighbourhood
Dunoon is home to the world famous Cowal Games where participants and clansmen from all over the world compete for some of the oldest and most prestigious silverware in piping ; highland dancing and heavy sports.
The area is home to a wide variety of wild life , there is an opportunity to spot red squirrells, sea mamals and a diverse mix of bird life.
Ample opportunities for hill walking and mountain and road biking for all levels within spectacular scenery with multiple photographic opportunities. The 'Cowal Fest' (usually in October) is a 10 day walking and outdoor Festival that offers a great opportunity to explore tracks with local guides.
Kayaking - One of the entry points for the Argyll Sea Kayak trail is at Toward sailing club , two minutes from the house.
Horse rideing; q...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow Airport or Edinburgh airport are connected by the M8 to the Car Ferry port at Gourrock (www.: 50.0 km
Railway: Gourrock train station - situated at the foot passenger ferry terminal www.argyllferries.co.uk: 15.0 km
Ferry: Hunters Quay and Dunoon, serviced by Western ferries (car ferry) and Argyll ferries (foot passenger : 10.0 km
Knockdow is on the Cowal Peninsula, with Dunoon being the largest, nearest town.
We can be accessed either via:
- Ferry with terminals at both Dunoon (foot passenger ferry, operated by Argyll Ferries) and Hunters Quay (car and passenger ferry operated by Western ferries). With both connecting at either end of Gourrock, directly off the M8 (*)
The foot passenger ferry from Dunoon links with the rail service departing Gourrock railway station , directly into Glasgow Central.
It also connects with the 'Bus-link' to Glasgow airport at Paisley Gilmour Street station
- Road : The scenic A82 North, along Loch Lomond side and then the enigmatic A83, Rest and be Thankful, before joining the famous 'Three Lochs' A815 to Dunoon and then on to Toward.

(*) The ferry does not need to b...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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