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Old Kilmun House - stunning historic house for 18

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Holiday Rental House -
8 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18
Kilmun, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Old Kilmun House is a lovely, luxurious holiday home picturesquely situated in two and a half acres of private gardens at the side of the Holy Loch in the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park in Argyllshire.

We've tried to make it more luxurious and better equipped than our own house, so that even a wet weekend will be a comfortable and memorable one. Jamie Oliver stayed in it a couple of years ago and featured it in his "Around Britain" TV series.

The house is well situated for sight-seeing around the West Coast. The immediate area is renowned for some of the best walking in Scotland, and it's a great base for fishing, riding, and shooting, golf, sailing or cycling. We've put in 6 fishing rods, 8 bikes for different sizes (with helmets), and 4 bags of golf clubs. There are loads to do in the area, and s...
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About the Owner, John D
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 134 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 242 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL131911
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Danny K
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We booked this house because of the size as there were a party of 20 family members, most of us from the South East. The house is comfortable for 18, but will do twenty if you have small ones. The location is spot on! lots to do and see, especially if you have bikes! The locals are incredibly friendly! We...

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Management response:

Thank you for booking with us and thank you for taking the time to publish such a positive review. Not all our satisfied customers do so, I must say. Cheers

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Shalow
Paisley
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

After a couple of minor issues were reported to John, these were sorted within hours of our first day to a very high standard. The house has a well lived in feel which is perfect for someone who wants to feel relaxed and comfortable and enjoy their surroundings. There is plenty of space to get lost in the house to...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for this review. We hate it when there is something not quite right when you arrive, and we will always do our best to put it right as quickly as we can. We totally appreciate your patience, your review and your feedback. Thank you.

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v k
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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We've had a wonderful stay at the beautiful Old Kilmun house! Terrific views & stunning walks! We've had a comfortable stay!

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Well thank you very much indeed. Glad you enjoyed it. Best wishes.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (15)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 1 night
£400
£650
£1,700
1 Sep 2017 -
31 Oct 2017
mid
2 nights
£555
£745
£2,295
1 Nov 2017 -
28 Feb 2018
low
2 nights
£555
£645
£1,895
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A deposit of 25% at time of booking secures your dates with the remainder due 8 weeks before departure. We take a £350 good house keeping deposit, which will be returned shortly after departure.

- Short breaks are two or three nights including a weekend, or three or four nights midweek.
- School Holidays are charged at Shoulder Season week price.

Call 07765 007798 if you would like to discuss any aspect of the house or your holiday
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About the neighbourhood
- Sight-seeing: Generally You are fantastically positioned to see some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. The views aren’t bad from the house itself, but drive up to Loch Fyne and down to Loch Lomond, or into the Kyles of Bute, or down the Maccrahanish / Mull of Kintyre peninsula, and you’ll see vistas to take your breath away. Enjoy the local area on foot or by bike, but if you don’t know this area of Scotland well, and you have better than 50 yard visibility, we’d really recommend you do spend a bit of time exploring it (and not just because people use fewer of our logs when they are out the house and wear the furniture out less). If the weather’s rubbish, you are 75mins from Glasgow by Ferry and M8, and less than 2 hours from Edinburgh if the traffic’s okay. They are both great ci... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Old Kilmun House is situated on the shores of the Holy Loch, adjacent to the Argyll Forest Park, and is perfectly placed for exploring the Cowal peninsula, the West of Scotland generally, and the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, within which it sits. <BR><BR>Two minutes from the Benmore Botanic Gardens, it's a 10 minute drive from Dunoon, 35 from Inverary, 40 from Loch Lomond or the Island of Bute. The "long drive" to Glasgow is less than an hour and a half. Via the M8 and ferry from MacEnroes Point at Gourock, we are just 70 minutes from Glasgow Airport<BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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