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Games room with full size billiards table, darts, table football, air hockey
Indoor heated pool with exclusive sessions every day for each house
Sauna for relaxing and unwinding
Elegant dining room seating 24 with good quality table settings
Spacious drawing room with comfy sofas and open fire
Snug/TV room with Sky TV
Large well equipped kitchen with Aga
Elegant but comfortable furnishings throughout
Bedrooms with views of the gardens
Beautiful gardens to relax in
Large grounds surrounding Ormidale House, set within a 22 acre estate in western Scotland
Spacious bedrooms with comfy beds and luxurious linens
Sumptious bathrooms, many of them en suite
Games room with full size billiards table, darts, table football, air hockey
Indoor heated pool with exclusive sessions every day for each house
Sauna for relaxing and unwinding
Elegant dining room seating 24 with good quality table settings

Ormidale House, Glendaruel, Dunoon, Argyll, Scotland

Sleeps 12 - 31 13 Bedrooms 24 Dining

Luxurious estate mansion sleeping up to 31 for holidays, house parties and long weekends near Dunoon

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Ormidale House, Glendaruel, Dunoon, Argyll, Scotland, sleeps 12 - 31 in 13 bedrooms.

Ormidale House is a very spacious, luxurious and comfortable 17th century mansion house sleeping 36 (with adult occupancy capped at 26) with 13 big bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, full size snooker room, dining hall for 24, two TV rooms, breakfast room, glorious drawing room with baby-grand piano, open fires, plus 8 person sauna and hot tub.

Set in breathtaking scenery but only an hour and a half's spectacular drive from Glasgow, it is an easily accessible celebration house or base for a family holiday on Scotland's stunning west coast.

A heated indoor swimming pool and a tennis court, children’s play areas, including a trampoline, and separate games cottage with darts, table tennis and pool table ensure that no member of your party will ever be at a loss for something to do on the estate itself. With access to the formal gardens and 1000 acre surrounding Forestry Commission land, this is an idyllic haven for adults and children alike.

The ground floor accommodation of Ormidale House lends itself ideally to big groups for family celebrations, weddings, anniversaries, and corporate bonding sessions. We have a beautiful dining hall, magnificent drawing room, billiard room, TV room seating 20 or so, kids playroom with second TV, breakfast room for 16 as well as a generously sized kitchen.

Upstairs the 13 bedrooms are generously proportioned, so that a party of 24 adults will feel very luxuriously accommodated. There are 2 multi-sleeping bunk rooms and spare beds in another 3 bedrooms to bring our overall capacity to 36. 11 of the bedrooms have either an en suite or private wash-hand basin.

Other houses are available on the estate if you need to sleep larger numbers of guests.

Set within a 22 acre estate, the houses enjoy spectacular views and scenic locations near the Kyles of Bute on the west coast of Scotland, yet only an hour and a half from Glasgow.

A wide choice of water sports and outdoor activity centres are available nearby, and we can arrange fishing, stalking and shooting if required. The area offers wonderful walking and cycling opportunities, or simply a perfect base for getting together with family and friends.



Mobile reception good for most networks, phone line available. Open access broadband WiFi provided.


Entrance to the main house is step free and ground floor is stair free.

Dog Friendly

Up to 4 dogs welcome by arrangement. Downstairs only. No charge.


Fully equipped kitchen with 4 oven Aga and separate oven & hob. 2 US style fridge-freezers. Catering available if required from £10 to £55 per head.

Dining Room

Seats 24. Elegant and impressive room for more formal dining. Breakfast room with 2 booth style seating areas for 16.

Sitting Room

Drawing room with open fire and lots of comfy sofas. Plus separate snug/TV room. Separate playroom / TV room as well.

TV and Music Facilities

Sky TV in 2 rooms, and music facilities including record player, and baby grand piano.

Games Room

Full size billiard room in Ormidale House, with air hockey, darts, table football. Separate Games Cottage with pool table and table tennis table.

Heating and Open Fires

Full central heating and 2 open fires.


A mix of kingsize and twins, lots of zip-link beds for flexibility, and family / bunk rooms. 13 bedrooms. 22 adults plus 14 kids, or 26 adults max.


All linen and towels provided. Fabulous quality Egyptian cotton. Goose feather and down duvets and pillows. Hypo-allergenic alternatives offered.


Baths all luxurious double ended Jacuzzi style in Ormidale House. Mixture of baths, showers and toilets. Most have either an en suite or hand basin.

Children's Facilities

Games room. Outdoors: shared trampoline, outdoor children's play area, free bikes, football pitch, tennis court, heated indoor swimming pool.


Terrace with hot tub, private gardens and barbecue areas. Also access to shared swimming pool and tennis court. 22 acre estate.

Swimming Pool

Heated indoor swimming pool is 6m x 5m. Each house has an exclusive hour every morning and afternoon.


Ample parking on site.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

£70 per weekend or £140 per week for the use of hot tub. This charge includes the carbon off-setting of the electricity.

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Ormidale House

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In 22 acres of mainly wooded private grounds just above the Kyles of Bute, with its own Lochen, river, and waterfalls, and abutting a huge forest.

  • Dunoon is 30 minutes away. Tighnabruich is smaller but has local stores and is 8 miles away.
  • 2 miles away for essentials.
  • 2 miles.
  • Glasgow, 60 miles.
  • Inverkip, 20 miles.
  • 500 yards.

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