Prospect House

Self Catering

1 Prospect House, Marine Road, Ardbeg, Rothesay, Isle Of Bute, PA20 0LF

    Prospect House is a 160 year-old seafront Georgian mansion house that sits in its own professionally maintained gardens with private parking commanding magnificent views across Rothesay Bay.

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    Beautiful island location 30 minutes by car/passenger ferry from mainland terminal. Travelling there is a perfect pleasure in itself, arriving at a perfect base to experience the tranquility of island life.

    Arriving at Rothesay, a few steps from the pier takes you to taxi rank, bus terminal and right into the heart of this lovely town dominated by its medieval castle overlooking the square and bustling harbour.

    Prospect House is situated within its own grounds with private parking, on the sea front and commanding magnificent views across the bay. The complex stands one mile between Rothesay, the capital town, and Port Bannatyne, formerly a fishing village and today a haven for the yachting fraternity.

    Conveniently placed a few hundred yards from the house is a post office and general store, also Ardbeg Bowling Green.
    Apartment per full week is inclusive of central heating, hot water, bed linen and initial towels. £1 coin-operated meter for electricity. Communal laundry with automatic washer, dryer, also drying green. Prices from £320 -£460 per week


    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    7 Jan 2016 - 15 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Brendan Apartment
    Harbour Apartment

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


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Microwave
    • Tumble Dryer

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • Television

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available please request before arrival
    • Highchair Available


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Town Centre harbour apartment
    • Town Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- A fifteen minute stroll from the island main Tourist Information Centre, takes you past Rothesay's award wimming gardens and magnificent promenade with the sea on the right hand all the way until thegates. Standing in the centre of a Y junction come into view, leading to Prespect House. The establishment of your choice and destination.

    Getting there by railway:- From Glasgow, Bute is a remarkably accessible island, the mainland rail ferry terminal at Wemyss Bay is a short train journey from Glasgow Central. This is the main destination point from south Britain and various parts of Scotland - from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay terminal takes a mere 30 minutes by car/passenger ferry. For motorists an alternative way to the Isle of Bute is by the attractive scenic route via Loch Lomond (A82) to the village of Colintraive in Argyll. Ferry crossing 5 minutes.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow International Airport situated on the M8 motorway south of Glasgow, allows easy access to the island by car/rail/bus via the rail/ferry terminal at Wemyss Bay (45 minutes). This Firth ofClyde crossing to Rothesay terminus takes a mere 30 minutes crossing by car/passenger ferry operating a frequent service daily - alternately Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal is easily reached by a short train journey from Paisley Station, connected by a designated bus service from Glasgow Airport.

    Getting there by ferry:- From the Firth of Clyde ferry crossing at the rail/ferry terminal at Wemyss Bay the journey to Rothesay and the Isle of Bute takes a mere 30 minutes by modern car passenger ferry operating a frequentservice daily - arriving at Rothesay a few steps from the pier takes you to taxi rank, bus terminal and right into the heart of this lovely Victorian town, dominated by its mediaval castle overlookingthe square and bustling harbour.

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 4


    • 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

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

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