Self Catering

Shore Road, Kilchattan Bay, Isle Of Bute, PA20 9NW

    REMAINING AVAILABILITY: 3 Weeks 6>27/9/2014 A 4 Star+, modern bungalow in an idyllic location with spectacular uninterrupted views across the Firth of Clyde to the Ayrshire coast,Cumbrae Isles & Kilchattan Bay.

    The property is surrounded by beauty and stillness where Guests can relax and watch yachts in the bay, passing cruise liners, the Waverley paddle steamer, tall ships and submarines.This year our Guests have watched seals & dolphins at play and the occasional harmless basking shark. from the comfort of the cottage. Children have endless fun searching the rock pools or fishing for crabs & other marine creatures of interest.

    Dykenamar is a much loved family home on half an acre of land with ever changing views over the river Clyde estuary. The bungalow occupies a prime position at the waterfront & is warm, welcoming, well equipped, & very comfortable. Relax in our comfortable lounge and just enjoy the constantly changing Firth of Clyde panorama as the light changes over the water. Garden furniture is also provided for the good days.

    Located in glorious surroundings, Kilchattan bay is at the Southern tip of Bute, and is very peaceful as the road goes only to the village. The Southern leg of the 25 mile West Island Way starts within a mere few minutes walk from the bungalow.

    Since welcoming our first Guests some ten years ago, they have been returning to Dykenamar, in the sure knowledge that they can rely upon the high standards which we achieve. Our "in house" Visitors book reflects holidays much enjoyed with our Guests returning time after time. This is a real "home from home", where all ages appreciate its comfort & warmth. 2014 availability is now very limited; 1 Week 14>21/6/2014, 3 Weeks 6 > 27/9/2014.

    Many appreciative Guests' comments:- Just one   made June 2013:-
    "What a wonderful holiday this has turned out to be. We loved the stillness & the beauty always surrounding us. Who would have thoought all this still existed in our noisy, busy world, and the people are so friendly....Dykenamar is a beautiful home, comfortable and spacious...."

    Another comment said it all:-

    "Beautiful Bute! Never fails to deliver. Kilchattan Bay will always now be linked in my mind with Dykenamar. The 2 go hand in hand for the perfect Retreat. We all had a fabulous rest & peaceful experience. Loved it."

    Golfers: Rich choice of three courses, each in glorious surroundings.

    1. Nearby is the Kingarth 9 holes (par68) Unique course close to the sands at Stravannan with superb views of Arran & Firth of Clyde.

    2. The Rothesay Canada Hill 18 hole (par69) course is one of Scotland's most scenic courses with breathtaking views of bays, lochs & mountains.

    3. The Port Bannatyne 13 hole (par68)course,beautifully maintained, overlooking Kames Bay & towards Kyles of Bute.

    DINING within a mile:
    Kingarth Hotel & Smiddy Bar : A family run hotel/ restuarant & bar serving meals all day. Advise=book ahead for evening meals,they are very popular serving excellent meals.

    DINING a little further:
    A wide choice of restuarants and tearooms in Rothesay & Port Banantyne + a very popular Beach Cafe at Etterick Bay

    Rothesay, 6.5 miles from the village is the main shopping area & has a good selection of shops, including:-
    Food & Groceries:- Supermarket (Co-Op),
    2 Fishmongers - Slavens with an excellent choice of fresh fish.
                                  Ritchies famous for their own Island smoked Salmon & Kippers,
    2 Butchers - A. MacQueens & Richard McIntyres, both supplying quality Beef & Lamb
    GreenGrocer - Jessmay
    Large choice of shops to enjoy.


    4 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    £700.00 per unit per week

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome High Chair available but No baby cot is provided
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome after discussion with property owner.
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Kingarth Hotel & Smiddy Bar serving food all day every day. Adviseable to book for evening meals.
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop Village shop within walking distance.


    • Dishwasher Dishwater consumables are included, i.e. Dishwater Tabs etc.
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities Steam Iron, Ironing Board
    • Kitchen Fully equipped.
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex Outdoor Clothes line, poles & Pegs. Tumble dryer for wet weather.
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Drying Facility Extensive washing line, poles & clothes pegs
    • Shower Shower Gel provided
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided In House only towels. Guests should bring their own beach towels
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine Washing Machine Powder is provided

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Television
    • WiFi In house information pack provides WiFi Access code.

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 2


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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