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.

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Everything has been thought of in order to create the best holiday possible and the immediate impression on arrival is one of delight at the high standard of presentation throughout. With a gorgeous expanse of sand just a couple of minutes’ walk away, time can be spent on the beach and the house is handy enough to pop back to if need be.

Cosy comfort is what comes to mind in the light and bright sitting room that has a wood-burning stove to radiate warmth and provide a lovely focal point. Off the sitting room is a sunroom where the amazing views out to sea and the mountains of Arran beyond are perfectly showcased. It is a wonderful place to catch up on a good book and doors lead to patio seating for outdoor eating or enjoying a coffee in the sun. Having a downstairs double bedroom and shower room is great for those with mobility challenges and the utility room is a useful addition to any holiday home.

The other delightful bedrooms, one double and a twin, are upstairs where the elevated position make the stunning views of the water and boats bobbing in the distance the star of the show. It really is a blissful way to be greeted when waking up in the mornings.

Park right by the door and once the gate is shut the mature garden is fully enclosed so children and pets can make the absolute most of it. The huge lawn lets them properly stretch their legs and the outside tap is ideal for cleaning up after running around. A pleasant walk leads down to picturesque St Ninian’s Bay where lots of birdlife can be spotted including sea eagles that are a truly awesome sight.

Dog Friendly. Electric Vehicle Charger available onsite. Luxury Self Catering Holiday Accommodation. Coastal Location. Ideal UK Staycation. Perfect location for a special Scottish Christmas and New Year (Hogmanay).   

Pricing & Availability

  • 5 Star Rated Self Catering
  • Sleeps up to 6 people
  • Dog Friendly
  • Stunning Sea Views
  • Large Enclosed Garden
  • Log Burner
  • Private Off Street Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Cot & Highchair available
  • Luxury Welcome Pack
  • Bike Storage 2 - 3 Med Bicycles
  • Minutes from the Beach
  • Peaceful Rural Location
  • Ratings & Awards
    • AA - Self Catering - AA Self Catering Award 2024
    • Visit Scotland - Self Catering - Visit Scotland
    • Car Required
    • Child Friendly
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Non Smoking
    • Not Suitable for Wheelchairs
    Child / Baby Facilities
    • Highchair
    • Travel Cot
    Eco Features
    • EV Charger
    Entertainment Facilities
    • Board Games
    • Books
    • Internet Access
    • Mobile Phone Service
    • TV
    • WiFi
    General Facilities
    • Alarm Clock
    • Bath
    • Central Heating
    • Coffee Maker
    • Cooking Utensils
    • Dishwasher
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron & Board
    • Linen Provided
    • Local Maps
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Shower
    • Toaster
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine
    • Woodburner
    Local Activities
    • Canoeing
    • Cycling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Horse Riding
    • Sailing
    • Shopping
    • Sightseeing
    • Swimming
    • Walking
    Local Amenities
    • ATM
    • Bank
    • Beach (short drive)
    • Beach (walking)
    • Bike Hire
    • Bus
    • Cafe
    • Firewood
    • Gallery
    • Laundrette
    • Marina
    • Medical Centre
    • Museum
    • Pharmacy
    • Post Office
    • Pub
    • Restaurant
    • Shops
    • Taxi
    No. Bedrooms
    • 3
    Outdoor Facilities
    • Boules Set
    • Croquet Set
    • Garden
    • Parking Off Street
    • Patio
    • Patio Furniture
    Type of Location
    • Beach
    • Peaceful
    • Rural
    • Scenic
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Location: Seaview Cottage Straad, Isle of Bute, PA20 0QF

"ABOVE EXCELLENT Alison & Stuart Thank you so much for allowing people to share the fabulous experience of your beautiful seaside retreat. The views are stunning and the silence apart from the sounds of nature so difficult to find these days, even for us in North Yorkshire. The cottage is so well appointed and we loved all the attention to detail in the decoration and the thought you have put into every creature comfort possible for your guests, even the furry kind. We have had an amazing time here and hope we might manage a return trip soon. Thank you again Paul, Sharon and Poppy & Lola. "