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Bute Estate

Bute Estate has a portfolio of unfurnished residential properties to let of various sizes and locations throughout the island. The portfolio consists of family sized farmhouses, cosy rural cottages, seaside houses, ornamental gate lodges and flats and houses situated in the main town of Rothesay.


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All properties are let unfurnished, and are available to rent on Short Assured Tenancies. Pets are usually permitted with prior written consent.

For more information, please contact the Bute Estate office on +44 (0) 1700 502627.

Please re-visit the web site regularly for details of properties available to let as details will be posted on this site as soon as they become available.

The West Coast of the Island

A new development situated on Bute’s stunning West Coast; the properties here offer a rural lifestyle with contemporary open plan living only 4.5 miles from Rothesay town centre.  

The site enjoys sea views towards the mountains of Arran and is within walking distance of Scalpsie Beach and Loch Quien.

The South of the Island

Our properties in Kilchattan Bay and Kingarth benefit from incredible sea views looking out to the Isles of Cumbrae and the mainland. Nearby amenities include the Kingarth Hotel, and there is access to Bute's West Island Way through the village at Kilchattan Bay.

Mount Stuart

Cottages and quaint houses and lodges are set within the stunning 300 acre Policies and gardens of Mount Stuart. Mount Stuart is easily accessed via a main road to the town of Rothesay, situated 4 miles away.


Properties in Rothesay benefit from their proximity to amenities and transport links, including the ferry. Rothesay is a lively town centred around the pier and castle, with good restaurants, pubs and a selection of shops for food and retail.

Commercial Properties to Let

The Bute Estate lets a variety of commercial properties on the island, from golf courses and bowling clubs to village halls and general purpose sheds for commercial use. The Trust are always open to suggestions from enterprising individuals who require space, so please do not hesitate to contact us. Tel: +44 (0) 1700 503877.

Straad and the North of the Island

The Estate has a selection of properties available in the north of the island, located on farmland and along the shore. Nearby Ettrick Bay Tearoom provides a welcoming atmosphere for locals and visitors alike. Ettrick itself is a long, silvery strip of sand lining a shallow blue bay, set against the magnificent backdrop of Arran and Kintyre. Once home to an abandoned shipwreck, Ettrick is one of Bute's most iconic and popular beaches.