Rowanbank (Licence No: NA00389F)

Dog Friendly Arran Holiday Home - Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms

Sleeps: 5

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2

Dogs welcome

Parking: Several cars

Discover the enchanting charm of Rowanbank, a beautifully renovated, white-painted old Arran cottage that once served as both a farm and Machrie’s post office and shop. Nestled in the picturesque west coast of the Isle of Arran, this delightful retreat comfortably sleeps five guests, making it an ideal haven for small families and groups of friends seeking a tranquil escape. With spectacular countryside views and just a short four-minute walk from the sea, Rowanbank invites you to embrace the captivating beauty of the Kilbrannan Sound and Kintyre while experiencing the warmth and comfort of this cozy home away from home.

Immerse yourself in the peaceful ambience of Rowanbank, as the cottage boasts light-filled, double-aspect windows throughout and thoughtfully designed living spaces. The spacious dining room features an open fire and a collection of board games, while the large sitting room with its high vaulted ceiling and open fire provides a cozy setting for relaxation and entertainment. The fully-fitted kitchen is equipped with modern appliances, ensuring all your culinary needs are met as you create delicious meals to enjoy in the company of your loved ones. From its welcoming atmosphere to the stunning countryside views, Rowanbank offers an unforgettable retreat in the heart of the Isle of Arran.


Charming and comfortable old Arran cottage, accommodating up to 5 guests.

Picturesque location on the Isle of Arran's west coast, with stunning countryside views.

Just a four-minute walk to the sea and close by to the nearest 9-hole golf course.

Spacious living areas, including a dining room and sitting room with open fires.

Two bedrooms, one twin and one double (twin on request), both with ensuite bathrooms, and an additional single bed in the dressing room.

Fully-equipped kitchen and separate utility room with laundry facilities.

Dog-friendly property with a large enclosed garden, bicycle storage, and BBQ facilities in the outbuilding.

Kitchen & Dining

Experience the warmth and charm of Rowanbank’s delightful kitchen and dining spaces, designed to bring people together over delicious meals and memorable moments. The fully-fitted kitchen comes equipped with all the modern conveniences you need, including an electric cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, and cafetière. This inviting space combines functionality with charm, creating an atmosphere where you can effortlessly prepare mouthwatering meals and enjoy the company of your loved ones.

The adjacent spacious dining room offers a welcoming setting for sharing meals and creating cherished memories. An open fire adds a touch of warmth and ambiance, while the sideboard houses a collection of board games for hours of entertainment. With its blend of traditional charm and modern amenities, Rowanbank’s kitchen and dining area create the perfect backdrop for unforgettable gatherings and cosy evenings spent with family and friends on the idyllic Isle of Arran.

Living Areas

Step into the inviting lounge at Rowanbank and experience a space designed for relaxation, comfort, and connection. The high vaulted ceiling creates an airy atmosphere, while the open fire adds a touch of warmth and ambiance, making it the perfect spot to unwind after a day of exploring the Isle of Arran. Sink into the plush seating and gather around the flat-screen TV with Sky Freeview and a DVD player for a cozy movie night or to watch your favorite shows.

One of the sofas in the lounge can be converted into a double bed on request, offering additional sleeping space for guests if needed. The large windows fill the room with natural light and provide picturesque views of the surrounding countryside, while the tasteful décor and furnishings create a harmonious blend of traditional charm and modern comfort. With its welcoming atmosphere and thoughtful design, the lounge at Rowanbank is the ideal space for creating lasting memories with family and friends during your stay on the enchanting Isle of Arran.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Rest and rejuvenation await you in Rowanbank’s charming bedrooms and bathrooms, thoughtfully designed to provide a haven of comfort and tranquility. The cottage offers a cosy twin bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, a versatile double bedroom with a king-size bed that can be converted into a twin on request, and an additional single bed in the dressing room. Each bedroom has been carefully appointed to create a serene atmosphere where guests can enjoy a restful night’s sleep and wake up refreshed to explore the Isle of Arran.

The ensuite bathrooms provide a perfect blend of traditional charm and modern convenience, ensuring guests can unwind and recharge after a day of adventure. One bathroom features a hand-held shower attachment over the bath, while the other boasts a separate walk-in shower, catering to the preferences of every guest. A cot and highchair are also available upon request, making Rowanbank a family-friendly accommodation.

From the tasteful décor to the soothing ambiance, the bedrooms and bathrooms at Rowanbank ensure a comfortable and revitalizing experience for guests, as they embrace the enchanting beauty and serenity of the Isle of Arran.

Outside Space

Embrace the natural beauty of the Isle of Arran as you step into the enchanting outdoor space and garden of Rowanbank. The large, enclosed garden at the back of the property provides a safe and peaceful haven for both children and pets to play, while you soak in the breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The outdoor area is an idyllic spot for guests to unwind, reconnect with nature, and share memorable moments with family and friends.

Make the most of warm evenings and sunny days with the provided BBQ facilities, located in the outbuilding. Enjoy leisurely outdoor meals, or simply relax and marvel at the stunning vistas of the Kilbrannan Sound and Kintyre. The outbuilding also offers storage for bicycles and sports equipment, making it convenient for guests to embark on scenic cycling adventures throughout the Isle of Arran.

Rowanbank’s captivating garden and outdoor space perfectly complement the charm and comfort of the cottage’s interior, providing a harmonious connection with the breathtaking natural beauty of the Isle of Arran, and creating an unforgettable retreat for guests to cherish.


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