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Overview of Invergare Castle is a Unique Property, Built 1855, Overlooking the Clyde Estuary

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11 bedrooms, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
11 bedrooms, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds
TV, fireplace, video games, ping pong table

Invergare Castle is a Unique Property, Built 1855, Overlooking the Clyde Estuary

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Hot tub

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHill House9 min drive
    Popular LocationCarraig an Roin17 min drive
    Popular LocationSt. Modan's Church18 min drive
    AirportGlasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.)45 min drive

Space details

11 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, sleeps 24
9000 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    2 single beds
Bedroom 3
    1 king bed
Bedroom 4
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
    1 queen bed
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 6
    1 king bed
Bedroom 7
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 8
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 9
    1 king bed
Bedroom 10
    1 king bed
    1 sofa bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed
    1 sofa bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
    Combined shower/bath
Bathroom 3
Bathroom 4
    No shower or bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Invergare Castle is a Unique Property, Built 1855, Overlooking the Clyde Estuary

Family-friendly holiday home in Helensburgh with hot tub
It is located in a truly privileged position in the conservation village of Rhu and faces the Clyde Estuary. The house is of a Scots Baronial style and inside the house there are many beautiful period features from marble fireplaces in the drawing room to some of the largest bath tubs you will ever see! The house is perfect for a luxurious stay while you visit the vast and varied delights of the local area, play some golf, explore Loch Lomond or make a day trip to the Highlands and beyond.

Invergare Castle is both formal and welcoming. Staying in this house you will experience the golden age of British architecture - Victorian Scotland - with all it's charms!

The house sits in the conservation village of Rhu with beautiful views over the Clyde and beyond to Argyll.

Situated at the start of the highland train line it's possible to take day trips to Oban and Fort William or if you fancy, day trips to Glasgow or Edinburgh by train.

It is no more than 5 minutes over the hill to all of Loch Lomond. A ten minute drive to the village of Luss and 10 minutes to Cameron House for fine dining at Martin Wishart's newest restaurant.

Over the hill are some of the finest golf courses in Scotland- the world-renowned Loch Lomond course and the Carrick. The scenery around this part of Scotland is breathtaking and it is just over an hour form Inveraray.

At the top of Loch Fyne- is the original Loch Fyne Oyster bar which makes it the perfect place to have lunch after a walk.

There are very good restaurants nearby - Riverhill Coutryard, PJ's kitchen, The Wee Kelpie, La Barca and The Akash to name a few.

The cafe at Rhu marina and the Ardencaple bar and restaurant are just a 5 minute stroll, both are excellent!

For keen hill-walkers, Ben Lomond is a short car journey away. There are literally hundreds of walks within this area, along with the Highland Way and the John Muir Way. All information is provided within the house.

Invergare Castle is a fabulous house for children, with extensive gardens in a friendly and safe community. So much fun for all the family.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Recreational amenities at the holiday home include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers


  • Hot tub


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • Cot/infant bed available
  • Children's toys
  • High chair
  • Children's games


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Paper towels
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Breakfast available for a fee


  • 11 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 12 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Wood stove


  • TV
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Ping pong table
  • Games room
  • Video games
  • Music library
  • Books
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Safe
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Chef
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea

Things to do

  • Cycling on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Hiking nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 24
  • Unit size: 9000 sq ft (836 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events are allowed on site
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is required for transport to and from this property

About this area


Located in Helensburgh, this holiday home is by the sea. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and Loch Lomond. Travelling with kids? Consider Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre and Denny Tank. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and power boating nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with horse riding and hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hill House - 9 min drive
  • Carraig an Roin - 17 min drive
  • St. Modan's Church - 18 min drive
  • Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal - 28 min drive
  • Gourock Ferry Terminal - 59 min drive

Getting around

  • Helensburgh Central Station - 5 min drive
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 44 min drive


  • Ardencaple Hotel - 9 min walk
  • Commodore Hotel - 4 min drive
  • Mira Mare - 4 min drive
  • The Wee Kelpie - 4 min drive
  • Cattle & Creel - 4 min drive

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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Perfect place for friends & family

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We booked the castle for a family Christmas getaway. It was one of the best weekends! The castle and grounds are elegant but at the same time feel really homely. They let us check in early to organise a few things which was super helpful. Everything has been designed to a really high standard and the hot tubs looking over at the beautiful views are not to be missed. One of our party is in a wheelchair so having the option of a downstairs bedroom, bathroom and the wide door frames were a huge help. I don't think there's anything we could fault!
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stunning castle!
This is an Absolutely stunning castle!! It exceeded our expectations. We stayed here for a family gathering as we had a wedding in Scotland. The place has been renovated nicely. The place is well equipped with lots of games too. The rooftop terrace is lovely and the view is stunning. There are lots of nice walks and scenery around this castle. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Graham is very nice and accommodating. I would definitely return and also recommend it to others.

5/5 Excellent

Comfy Castle Stay
What a place this is! Far cry from my everyday one bedroom flat 😂 I haven't walked about that much in a while! Alanna and Graham have clearly worked on this place with love and it shows. Very friendly and helpful hosts. Plenty entertainment inside the castle alone to do most people without bringing anything extra. With more being worked on and extra fun to be added, this project will be phenomenal once complete. All the guests (along with myself) had a superb time. I would gladly stay here again in a heartbeat. Bring your friends/ family and create some memories that will last.

5/5 Excellent

This property exceeded my expectations. What a beauty of a property in a lovely part of Scotland.
This property is done to such a high standard. Graham answered any questions I had straight away and everything was fantastic for the weekend.