Kip Marina Retreat ref: UK5010

Inverkip near Greenock, Glasgow & Clyde Valley

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Sea View 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Childrens Play Area 

Description

Boasting stunning views over the harbour and marina, this beautiful apartment, with lift access, is situated within Inverkip marina just yards from the beach. Located on the Ayrshire Coastal Path, it is a perfect location for walkers of all abilities, and is ideally located to explore the islands of Cumbrae, Arran and the Isle of Bute. You can also take the ferry to Dunoon and the Cowal Peninsula, giving access to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Ayrshire offers a varied coastline with villages, beaches and rocky coves, while inland there is walking, riding, fishing, racing, cycling and many gardens and castles to visit. A number of golf courses are nearby, including the world famous Turnberry. Culzean Castle Country Park, extending over 550 acres, has a network of wooded trails passing along the beach. There is easy access to the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, with rail links available from Inverkip.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

First floor

Second floor

The property is all on the second floor, has gas central heating and comprises:
Open plan living space.
Lounge area: With 40" Freesat TV, CD player and marina views.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, combination microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed, 22" TV, DVD player and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (which can be made to super king size - please advise when booking).
Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Shared grounds. Private parking for 1 car. Children’s play area. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Greenock
  • Shops
    400 yards
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    150 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Inverkip
  • Pub
    150 yards
  • Railway station distance
    600 yards
  • Lake
    100 yards (beach)

About the local area

This area really does have the best of both worlds, an exciting vibrant city and some of Scotland's most spectacular scenery right on the door step. The city of Glasgow has a wonderful mix of architecture; Victorian red sandstone buildings, Italianate steeples and medieval spires, neo-gothic towers and modern contemporary design.

A growing number of visitors are discovering Glasgow's undoubted charms; the city has a vibrant nightlife, fabulous shopping centre and a first class selection of restaurants, cafes and modern bars. The arts scene here is thriving with over 200 arts organisations, including Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera being based in the city, additionally there are more than twenty museums and galleries, many of which are free, including the unique Burrell Collection, the contemporary Gallery of Modern Art and Mackintosh House, which is a reconstruction of the work of Charles Renne Mackintosh, famous for his Art Nouveau `Glasgow Style' architecture and design.

Glasgow is surrounded by beautiful countryside, from the rolling hills of the Clyde Valley to the south to the superb walking country of East Dumbartonshire to the north of the city. East Dumbartonshire has a diverse and varied landscape that's ideal for cyclists and walkers; serious walkers will know that the West Highland Way starts here in Milngavie, extending some 95 miles north to Fort William and Ben Nevis via Crainlarich. But for more leisurely walks Mugdock Country Park, set around a stunning loch, offers 750 acres of lovely countryside on the outskirts of Milngavie. A short drive north of the River Clyde takes you to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

South Lanarkshire stretches from the city suburbs south to open moorland along the lush Clyde Valley. The Clyde Valley Tourist Route makes its picturesque way to the upper reaches of the River Clyde and the World Heritage Site of New Lanark, a beautifully restored 18th century cotton mill village first built by the famous social reformer Robert Owen. Visitors can use the interactive displays at the award-winning visitor centre and go on rides which bring history back to life. Other historical attractions include The Museum of Scottish Country Life at Kittochside, Bothwell Castle, Hamiltons Chatelherault Country Park and the Leadhills and Warnlockhead Steam Railway.

Things to do nearby

Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle stands as one of the most brilliant landmarks from Scotland's medieval period. Though never completed, the castle is renowned for the large tower.

Chatelherault Country Park

Built in 1732, Chatelherault was originally the hunting lodge of the Duke of Hamilton. Today, these grand buildings have been fully restored.

Newhailes

Having been restored in a way to keep its authentic feel, Newhailes is a grand 17th Century home which is rich in history and period features.

Glasgow Cathedral

Built in the 1100's, this cathedral is still worshipped in today and provides some wonderful medieval architecture making it a keen stop for visitors to the city.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

With temporary exhibitions running throughout the year, the Gallery of Modern Art provides an exciting and diverse mix of old and new architecture to make for a really interesting visit.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Having been closed previously for refurbishment, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery is a must see for those visiting Glasgow and the surrounding areas.

M and D's Scotland's Theme Park

For a great day out that all the family will enjoy, Scotland's only theme park provides enough highs, loops and exhilarating rides to keep even the most thrill seeking on the edge of their seats, quite literally!

RT Cycles and Fishing

For cycle hire and tuition, RT Cycles and Fishing have over 10 years experience in mountain biking in the local area.

Glasgow Science Centre

Located on the bank of the River Clyde, the Science Centre is a fantastic attraction to explore with over 200 interactive exhibits for the whole family to enjoy.

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