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The Knowe

12 reviews
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Overview
8 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
16 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Knowe is a stunning large self catering holiday house situated at Portpatrick Harbour. The Knowe has 8 bedrooms, 6 with en suite bath/shower rooms and has recently been refurbished and extended to house a newly fitted kitchen. The property also has a large living room with wood burner, a smaller TV lounge and a conservatory with stunning views over the harbour and Irish Sea to Ireland and the Isle of Man. The garden to the rear is enclosed providing privacy for parties staying in The Knowe. Portpatrick is a bustling yacht and fishing conservation village and has been a popular holiday destination for many years retaining the character and atmosphere rarely found in many holiday resorts. The Knowe at Portpatrick offers the ideal opportunity for large groups of friends or extended fa...The Knowe is a stunning large self catering holiday house situated at Portpatrick Harbour. The Knowe has 8 bedrooms, 6 with en suite bath/shower rooms and has recently been refurbished and extended to house a newly fitted kitchen. The property also has a large living room with wood burner, a smaller TV lounge and a conservatory with stunning views over the harbour and Irish Sea to Ireland and the Isle of Man. The garden to the rear is enclosed providing privacy for parties staying in The Knowe. Portpatrick is a bustling yacht and fishing conservation village and has been a popular holiday destination for many years retaining the character and atmosphere rarely found in many holiday resorts. The Knowe at Portpatrick offers the ideal opportunity for large groups of friends or extended families to get away together and enjoy the many activities the village and surrounding area has to offer. You will also be able to explore the attractive craft shops and sample the delicious food served in friendly harbourside pubs and restaurants.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We stayed here for a week with folk aged 1year old to over 60year old. The house was brilliant, loads of space for everyone together or for quiet moments on their own. Lovely kitchen/dinner for family meals together, amply supplied with kitchen equipment, and even...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Gillian K
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed at this guest house for a family holiday. 16 guests aged 10-83. Fantastic House, bedrooms great size and all mostly en suite. Very clean and tidy. Big kitchen/diner which was great for our large group. Lovely seating areas inside and out that suited large...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank MegI1994
DougalAyr, VR Owner at The Knowe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi, Thank you for your great review. We are delighted to hear everyone of all ages had a lovely time at The Knowe. I do apologise for the issue you encountered with the WiFi, I can confirm that the issue has now be resolved and...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Knowe for a long weekend. The house is lovely and spotlessly clean and has everything you could possibly need. The flowers made it feel very homely. It was a shame we didn’t get to enjoy the outside seating as much as we...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Lcstraiton
DougalAyr, VR Owner at The Knowe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in The Knowe. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Lynne

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing property. Our party was 7 couples (25-35) and it was ideal. Large kitchen and dining area, with table big enough for everyone to sit and have meals. Also child friendly. Bedrooms were spotless. Homely. Lovely views over the harbour. Owners were very helpful. Would...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank chezhend6
DougalAyr, VR Owner at The Knowe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi, thank you for your lovely review! We are thrilled you and the rest of your party enjoyed your stay at The Knowe and love it as much as we do. We look forward to welcoming you back to the The Know again in the...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Stayed here for a long weekend for my friends husbands 70th birthday.Well equipped, great location and well kept. Good place for a family get together.

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank nancydarvel
About the Owner
Lynne S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2006
Availability
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About the neighbourhood
Portpatrick is a conservation village which is widely known as the Jewel in the Crown of Dumfries and Galloway. Loved by many as a holiday destination for years Portpatrick retains the charm as a bustling yacht and fishing village with attractive craft shops and friendly harbourside pubs and restaurants. The following activities are located within one minute from the front door of The Knowe at Portpatrick Harbour: Putting green, Tennis courts, Bowling green, Children's play park, Gift shops, Beach, Sea fishing, Boat trips and a number of excellent restaurants and family friendly pubs.
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