Southtop, Kilmun, is an upper cottage apartment on the picturesque shores of the Holy Loch within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The property provides modern amenities, rustic charm and superb river and loch views from every window.
Southtop is a character-filled, upper cottage apartment which can accommodate 2/4 guests, having a bright double bedroom with views towards the water. There is also a bed settee in the lounge for a further 2 guests if needed. The apartment is electrically heated throughout and also has a wood burning stove for extra comfort when needed. The cosy lounge, with superb loch views, has a TV/DVD with Freeview and CD/radio/i pod docking player to give you everything you need for a relaxing night in after exploring the area known as "Scotland's Secret Coast". The dining kitchen is well equipped and you can enjoy meals whilst taking in the superb river and loch views from the large window.
Things to do and see
The Cowal Peninsula gives you access to stunning mountains, lochs, forests and glens with a wide range of activities to suit most people. These include, walking, cycling, fishing, sailing, bird & wildlife watching, photography, golf, mountain biking, and a host of other pursuits on the doorstep. The Holy Loch is particularly noted for its flocks of waders, ducks and seabirds including visiting gannets which can be watched from the windows of Southtop or across the street to the lochside
For more relaxing days out there are a host of attractions within a short drive such as Benmore Botanic Gardens, Inveraray Castle, Mount Stuart, the Kyles of Bute and the opportunity to reach many of the nearby peninsulas and islands.
There are many and varied restaurants and cafes offering local produce nearby as well as local Gala week events so there’s something for everyone.
Glasgow and Edinburgh are both easy daytrips using Western Ferries from Hunter’s Quay (15 minutes from Southtop) to Gourock, the road from which soon has you on the M8 to Glasgow or Edinburgh. You could leave the car and try the Argyll passenger Ferry from Dunoon which connects to Gourock railway station with trains to Glasgow.
Oban is also within a day visit where you can also take in an "island hop" ferry to Mull and Iona.
Come and experience the sights and sounds of this beautiful part of Scotland.