Our Cottages in Straad

Seaview Cottage Straad is the perfect location for a family seaside holiday. Sitting right on the beach, you can enjoy walks along the shore, swimming and exploring rock pools. This beautiful 3 bedroom property provides everything you will need for a family self catering holiday. With private parking and an enclosed garden. The views are breathtaking. The Isle of Bute is only an hours drive from Glasgow and a short 35 minute ferry crossing making it one of the most accessible islands on Scotland's rugged west coast.

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Family holidays - Cottage Accommodation - Argyll and Bute - Isle of Bute -Scotland

With several beaches around it's coastline, sandy, shingle and some with lots of interesting rockpools for little ones to explore, the island is sure to have something for everyone. Scalpsie Bay in particular is worth a visit as not only is it one of the islands most beautiful beaches, it is also home to a large colony of grey seals. There are a number of outdoor activities available too, bike/e-bike hire, pony trekking, paddle board hire and the opportunity to go walking with some adorable alpacas. 

The town of Rothesay has 3 supermarkets and a variety of shops, a museum, a good old fashioned putting green and it's own castle right in the centre, and for those rainy days there's always the public swimming pool. A trip to Bute would not be complete without a visit to the magnificent Mount Stuart House, it has large grounds to explore and the house itself is trully stunning. 

Located in the Straad on the west coast of the island, Seaview Cottage sits only a few minutes walk from the beach at St. Ninian's Bay, so it is ideal for families who want to enjoy a traditional holiday by the sea. Recently renovated, this five star rated 3 bedroomed property sleeps up to 6 people and is fully equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday. Sitting in St. Ninian's Bayt it's just a short walk for a swim or a a picnic and there's lots of space to just have fun.

The property is well suited for days spent outdoors with a boot room for removing those dirty boots, a pulley for drying off damp jackets and a cosy log burner for relaxing in front of after a day out on the beach. The garden is enclosed, if you have adventurous little ones it might be worth noting that there is a small burn on the other side of the fence on one side of the garden. The large lawn provides plenty of space for play, and there are also some outdoor games provided, such as boules and croquet. Bring your bicycles and discover the island at your own pace.

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Seaview Cottage Straad has private off street parking for up to two cars, and an electric vehicle charger is available. The fully enclosed garden is ideal for dogs.

There are few truly quiet spaces left these days, however Seaview Cottage Straad is one of those places - this makes it the ideal location to truly get away from it all. 

  • Seaview Cottage Straad, Isle of Bute, Scotland

    Seaview Cottage is situated within the small community of the Straad on the west side of the island, a short 5 mile drive from Rothesay town centre. This cosy single-storey cottage enjoys a very picturesque and peaceful setting with spectacular views toward the Arran and the Island of Inchmarnock.  Recently renovated, the 3 bedroomed property sleeps up to 6 and is fully equipped with everything you need for a self-catering holiday. Just an hour from Glasgow, the Isle of Bute is one of Scotland's most accessible islands. Dog Friendly. Electric Vehicle Charger onsite. Beachside Location. Luxury Self Catering Accommodation. Ideal Coastal Staycation.

    • 5 Star Rated Self Catering
    • Sleeps up to 6 people
    • Dog Friendly
    • Stunning Sea Views
    • Large Enclosed Garden