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  • Bonaid
  • Glendaruel,
  • Colintraive
  • PA22 3AJ


  • Balcony
  • Celebration House
  • Countryside Views
  • DVD Player
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Family
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Gear Storage
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Satellite TV
  • Sea Views
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Stunning Loch Views
  • Sky TV Channels
  • Large enclosed garden
  • Ground floor bedrooms & bathroom
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Underfloor heating
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • Bike and Kayak storage

About this Holiday Cottage

Boasting some of the best views on the Cowal Peninsula, Bonaid in Argyll is an impressive 4* holiday cottage overlooking Loch Riddon and the Isles of Bute.

This beautifully designed architectural cottage has plenty of natural light, modern utilities throughout and all self catering essentials provided.

Additional luxury touches include under floor heating, a large enclosed garden and a fantastic balcony with breathtaking views along the valley.

Guests are provided with free Wi-Fi access, bike and kayak storage and parking for up to five cars.  


Featuring high ceilings and magnificent views across the Loch, the lounge is equipped with high quality leather sofas, a large flat screen TV complete with Sky channels, DVD player and iPod dock.

The kitchen is beautifully modern with self catering essentials provided including an electric range cooker, double ovens, a warming plate and 5 ring hob, microwave, fridge freezer and dishwasher.

Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining area with seating for eight. Both rooms boast Loch views. There is a large hall cupboard housing a washer dryer and under floor heating throughout the ground floor. 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Bonaid has four generously sized bedrooms based on the ground and first floor. Ground floor bedrooms have views across the glen towards the Loch and comprise a king size with en-suite shower room and a double room with access to a bathroom.

The ground floor bathroom has a bath with shower over. The first floor has a large landing lead to a king size room with an en-suite bathroom and a twin bedded room with a DVD screen.  


A large balcony at the front of the property boasts stunning views across the glen and over the Loch. Views of the Isle of Bute with a backdrop of the mountains at Arran. Equipped with tables and chairs this is an ideal area to enjoy the cottages’ stunning location.

There is also a fully enclosed garden with a picnic bench and lawn area where children and pets can play safely.  

Other Things to Note

All bills are included in the rental price of the property and we provide bed linen and towels for your arrival. Also, a welcome pack with tea, coffee, sugar, drinking chocolate, cooking oil etc is provided.

We allow one medium well behaved dog to stay with you during your stay. We will consider two small, well behaved dogs and there will be a charge for the second dog.

We can provide a travel cot, highchair and stair gate for those bringing younger guests. The cottage has ground floor bedrooms and good wheelchair access.

There is off road parking for five cars outside the cottage and storage for bikes and kayaks. The house is strictly non-smoking.


Bonaid is available for short breaks of 3 or 4 nights during the low season and discounts will be applied for two people. Check in is available from 4pm and the house must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure.

Around and About

Bonaid is set in an elevated position overlooking Loch Riddon and is surrounded by hillside. An ideal location for a family holiday, our attractive house boasts easy access to sea lochs, sandy beaches and mountain walks.

Explore the Argyll Forest where you will you find a number of forest tracks, walking routes and cycle ways throughout. Benmore Botanic Gardens, a noted forest gardens surrounded by forest trails, perfect for a day's exploring.

There are a number of gardens and historic sites to visit in the local area and plenty of eateries serving local produce.


From Glasgow

  • Take signs from M8 to Erskine Bridge
  • Go straight on and follow signs to Greenock
  • After you leave Greenock town centre the road goes out with the river on the right, in about a mile you reach Cloche Point where you will see the signs and the red and white Argyll Ferries again on your right. They travel about every 20 minutes at peak times diminishing to every hour late at night.
  • From the ferry apron take the right turn and follow the coast, at the Sandbank boat yard the road has a sharp left turn and meets at a t junction.
  • Turn right again here, after about a mile and a half take the B836 signposted Glendaruel, Colintraive,etc and Portavade Marina.This is about 11 miles.
  • First is Clachaig village then you travel though Glen Lean at the top of the next rise is Loch Tarsan and Tarsan Dam, travel on down into Loch Striven round the loch head up and over the next hill, as you travel down the other side of this hill you will pass a small white telephone exchange on your right it has a red rooft
  • Take the very next proper tarmac lane on your right along this lane almost to the end BONAID is on the left has its name on the gat



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