Rhuside ref: UK12307

Campbeltown, Argyll, Bute and Isles

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering



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  • Bungalow 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Sea View 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 


Rhuside has been lovingly modernised and decorated, with lots of white, exposed wooden floorboards that allow the classic, high quality furnishings and artworks to stand out beautifully. With so much natural light entering the property, it’s no surprise that an artist used to live and paint in the property. This charming bungalow is at the end of a little track just out of Campbeltown centre and very close to the Glen Scotia Distillery. It has a lovely private garden that has been cleverly terraced to provide excellent views out to sea, Campbeltown and Davaar Island.
Upon entering the property you immediately feel calmer thanks to the thoughtful decoration. The living room is at the front of the house with a large window framing seascape views. It is a simple room with well-chosen furniture, a collection of local books, a TV and an electric fire. The kitchen is to the rear of the house with a dining table that can seat six comfortably, and a door leading out to the garden. Beyond the kitchen is a modern and spacious family bathroom with a quality power shower. The rest of the house is dedicated to the bedrooms, a double room and two twin rooms, all freshly decorated white with natural light in mind. They are spacious and inviting with beautiful views of the garden and out to the sea. The garden is well maintained with many mature shrubs and trees. The owner has been mindful to ensure the wonderful views are still visible from different locations in the garden.
A short walk from Rhuside is the harbour side with an interesting collection of boats. Campbeltown has an array of shops, bars, restaurants, cafés and a selection of distilleries. There is also a community run tourism information office and a historically important independent picture house cinema.
Beyond Campbeltown, once called “the whisky capital of the world” due to its 30 distilleries, there are excellent beaches to enjoy, including Westport and Southend on the Mull of Kintyre, as well as countless footpaths and quiet roads to walk and cycle along. Golfers will be more than satisfied with Machrahanish golf club, only 10 minutes away by car. The course was designed by famed Scottish golfer Old Tom Morris in 1876. A newer course, Machrahanish Dunes, gives golfers variety at a world class level in a wild and inspiring location.
Rhuside is a calming and inspiring place to stay for a week or two. It’s perfect for a family or small group of friends keen to spend time outdoors and have a sanctuary to return to and recharge. Beach 5 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

3 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Living room:
With electric fire, 24" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker and fridge.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With 2ft 6in twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With 2ft 6in twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and heated towel rail (no toilet).
Separate toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot available on request. Welcome pack.


Lawned ¼-acre garden. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: Couples, family bookings and holidaymakers only. The garden is terraced.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    0.5 miles
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
    0.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Arrochar & Tarbet
  • Pub
    0.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    90.0 miles
  • Lake
    5 miles (beach)

About the local area

As you travel through Argyll, highland Scotland merges with the Scottish lowlands. In the north of the region is the bustling fishing port of Oban. Surrounded by the sweeping mountains of Lorn this is the ideal base from which to tour the Highlands to the north.

The Isle of Mull is only a short ferry trip away. Mull's capital, Tobermory, is instantly recognised by its famous brightly painted buildings. The island has a fascinating history being once home to the Chief of the Clan MacLean and site of the clan's ancient Duart Castle which has spectacular views from its battlements.

South along the coast are the unspoilt glens and bays of Mid-Argyll and Kintyre and the islands of Islay and Jura which are easily reached by ferry. Visit the whitwashed houses of Inveraray and the turreted Inveraray Castle, home to the Dukes of Argyll. Campbelltown in Kintyre was the scene of Viking repulsions at Saddell Abbey and has some lovely beaches nearby.

The captivating Isle of Bute lies at the heart of the Firth of Clyde, a place of tranquil relaxation with sheltered coves and sandy bays. Ideal for leisurely hiking and easy-going cycling on quiet back roads. Maybe take in the grandeur of Rothesay Castle or Mount Stuart - the House and gardens of the Marquess of Bute.

Things to do nearby

Cumbrae Voyages

Cumbrae Voyages takes visitors around the islands of lower Clyde, these stunning yet remote areas are home to a whole host of marine wildlife ready to explore.

Argyll Forest Park - The Glenbranter Forest Route

This demanding and rather muddy one hour circular trail is ideal for those wishing to discover more of Argyll Forest.

Sportscotland National Centre Cumbrae

Offering everything from powerboating to windsurfing and kayaking, the Sportscotland National Centre is surrounded by safe water making it perfect for many types of watersports whatever your level!

The Lochgoilhead Centre

Enjoy the great outdoors with Lochgoilhead's purpose built track.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - watersports

This centre is set amongst some of the most alluring west highland scenery and offers activity days and courses.

Dalgarven Mill - Museum of Country Life and Costume

Take a step back into the past at the Dalgarven Mill, one of Scotland's tallest surviving grain mills.

Newark Castle

Sitting on the Firth of the Clyde, Newark Castle is remarkable not only for it's stunning architecture and interiors but for the fact it has stayed so extensively in tact for over 500 years.


A brilliant day for children and adults alike, Vikingar! takes you through the story of the Vikings in Scotland.

Kingarth Trekking Centre

Located a mere five minutes away from the beautiful Kilchattan Bay.

Lunderston Bay

Ideal for coastal walks and picnic sites, Lunderston Bay is popular with tourists all year round.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - Rock Climbing

Lochgoilhead Centre has been providing climbing adventures for over thirty years.

Rothesay Golf Club

This famous course is perfect for those wishing to combine a challenging game with beautiful scenery.

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