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Spacious cottage with stunning views of Loch Fyne

People6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroomed, semi-detached cottage with stunning views of Loch Fyne

Overlooking Loch Fyne, this spacious 4 bedroomed cottage offers stunning views. It's easy to get the whole family together for holidays, Christmas, New Year or celebrations, in our adjoining holiday cottages (please see property 726268).

Situated on the outskirts of Furnace village, 9 miles south of Inveraray, Lochview Cottage is a perfect rural retreat. It has an enclosed garden to the front as well as a patio area and larger garden to the back, which leads into woodland.

Argyll is one of the most spectacular parts of Scotland with beautiful scenery, mountains, lochs and wildlife.The cottage is an ideal base for visiting Oban, Glencoe, Loch Lomond, the nearby islands and the Mull of Kintyre. It is an area steeped in history, offering varied activities and is a wonderful area for hillwalking, bird watching, fishing and touring.

Larger groups or families (max 12) may be interested in renting 'Lochview Cottage' along with our adjoining property 'Lochside Cottage' (property 726268).

On the ground floor the comfortable lounge, with large picture windows on two sides, has stunning views over Loch Fyne. It is tastefully furnished with leather sofas, laminate flooring, Sky TV and a CD radio cassette player. Two steps lead to the split level dining area which has a table and 6 chairs and patio doors leading into the back garden. The dining area is open plan to the large fully fitted and well equipped kitchen, which contains all that you need for a self catering holiday. There is also a utility room with a washing machine and tumble drier.

On the ground floor there is a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room. Upstairs there is a large double bedroom (king size bed), two single bedrooms and a family bathroom with a shower over the bath. Bed linen (duvets) and towels are included. A travel cot and high chair are available on request.

The lounge and three of the bedrooms enjoy loch facing views. The fourth bedroom enjoys views of the woodland.

Lochfyneside, with its views to the hills and forests of the Cowal Peninsula, is in a stunning part of Argyll. Bird-watching, walking, diving, riding, golf and fishing are available locally. Red squirrel, pine martin, common seals, gannets, buzzard and golden eagle may all be seen nearby.

Lochview Cottage is ideally situated for trips to Inveraray with its famous castle, bell tower, historic jail, maritime museum, shops and restaurants. It is an ideal place to explore the varied Argyll coast with sandy beaches, interesting coastal villages and wonderful sealife and wildlife.

Furnace village has a local store and post office (1 mile).

For lovers of Scottish culture there are events held locally throughout the year.

The area has many excellent hotels and restaurants, many serving local seafood and other local produce. Treat yourself to a meal at the famous Loch Fyne Oyster Bar and Smokery.

More Details

Owner
Mrs M Galbraith
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Inveraray in Argyll and Bute

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The family bathroom has a shower over the bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
  • The ground floor double bedroom has an en-suite shower room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
Notes:
The large, fully fitted and well equipped kitchen contains all that you need for a self catering holiday. Welcome pack provided on arrival. The property has oil fuelled central heating and the cooker has a calor gas hob and an electric oven. All gas, oil and electricity are included in the rental cost. A selection of board games, books, CDs and DVDs are provided for your enjoyment. The patio at the back of the cottage is equipped with a table, six chairs and a barbecue. There are two wooden garden benches at the front of the cottage and on the lawn at the back of the cottage. A rotary clothes drier is provided.

Reviews

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Spacious cottage with stunning views of Loch Fyne
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews
New Hope, Pennsylvania USA
4

Spacious and well-equipped with gracious hosts

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely four days at this vacation rental. The house was spacious and well-equipped, and the description of the house and its amenities was accurate. We were two couples traveling together so it was very convenient to have a bathroom on each level of the house. The owners of the house were very gracious to us. We asked for early check-in, and they made that happen. We left a wallet behind, and they notified us and took care of mailing it to us. Overall we had a very pleasant stay -- our only issue was the road noise, especially in the mornings. It's unfortunate as the owners can't change that.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Clean well equipped cottage with lovely view of Loch Fyne.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely place to stay, close to Inveraray and it’s attractions. We were blessed with glorious weather for our short stay, which meant we were able to take advantage of the beautiful landscape. We had a nice welcome pack and the cottage was spacious, clean, well equipped and comfortable. The owners have gone to some trouble to provide lots of up to date information about things to do and about wildlife in the area, which was much appreciated. Care was needed when joining the road as traffic moved quickly, however it was not busy most of the time. Would certainly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, clean cottage with amazing views of the Loch.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Lochview Cottage from Dec 26 through Jan 3 and could not have asked for a better experience in Scotland. We travel a lot and this was one of the cleanest cottages we have stayed in. The owners have truly made this a home away from home. There wasn’t one thing we needed that wasn’t already at the cottage. The kitchen is fully equipped, great selection of board games for adults and children and the laundry area was an added bonus. They also supplied a travel cot and high chair for our little guy. Instruction manuals for all appliances and a booklet for local information was so handy. We thoroughly enjoyed waking up each morning to views of Loch Fyne. The cottage is just an hour or two drive from many of Scotland’s beautiful scenes as well as 15 minutes to Inveraray. We would definitely book again if we are fortunate enough to travel to this part of Scotland. Our only suggestion would be possibly a mattress topper for the mattresses just to make them a bit more comfy. All in all this was a perfect fit for our family of seven. We all enjoyed our stay and the owners were so easy to work with from beginning to end.

We loved our stay and appreciate the owners letting us make it ours for the eight days we were there. Scotland is beautuful and we hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive comments. We want our guests to feel at home and have tried to provide all that is needed to make it a comfortable and enjoyable stay. We agree that it is wonderful to wake up to views of Loch Fyne and know that the location makes the cottage a perfect base for exploring many parts of Scotland. We look forward to welcoming you back to Lochview Cottage.
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4

Re-freshing

  • 4 of 5

Quite Peaceful Natural Sean.. Great for a relaxing family holiday

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful - relaxing home from home environment with breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

After a 10 hour journey we were glad to arrive at LochView Cottage, yet there is always a little apprehension about what a property might be like (we had a bad experience once via a different vendor!) but we needn't have worried - the home was beautiful - clean, spacious, just perfect for our family and we were very grateful for the tea/coffee and biscuits (and wine!!).

The owners had left lots of brilliant leaflets about walks and activities/places of interest, plus well documented booklets about the house/facilities and surrounding areas.

The children immediately settled and felt comfortable (aged 2, 9 and 14!) as did we and we had a truly memorable week in stunning Argyll. Throughout the whole booking experience, the owners were friendly and helpful, accommodating for our questions/requests and we knew they were available should we need anything but they also provided for our privacy and allowed us to get ourselves sorted and settled in their home without intruding once.

Highly recommended for the house size, perfect for families or two sets of couples etc. It is very much home from home - has everything you need - tumble dryer, washing machine, maidens, vacuum, showers/bath, comfy lounge, separate dining area with baby highchair, great kitchen size with all the pots/pans etc. All the bedrooms had lovely views! The loch views are fantastic and the location is good - far enough away to feel fairly remote but close enough to drive to the local shops. The only slight downside if I have to say there is one is we were surprised how busy the road could be, you can hear the traffic (although we didn't mind at all as it fascinated our 2yr old boy with the logging lorries and cars driving past!) but it is no different to a normal busy road - the usual traffic passing. But perhaps if you were thinking that it is really remote then you might be surprised by the frequent vehicles - it is a main commute road of course from Inverary to Lochgilphead and beyond.

The local walks are literally on the doorstep - step into the back garden straight into the woods and from the front door - over the road onto the loch! Can't ask for much more than that!!!

Thank you for letting us stay. Highly highly recommended.

The Leggatts xx

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and agree that the views are breath taking.
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed our stay at Lochview Cottage. The views from the picture window were awesome. Plenty of room for all 5 of us. Great place to venture out from. We used it as a home base to explore the area. Thanks for renting us your cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Glasgow
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Oban
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Inveraray
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Inveraray
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Pebbled shore
Car: recommended

Argyll, in the West Highlands, is one of the most spectacular parts of Scotland with beautiful scenery, mountains, lochs and wildlife. It is an area steeped in history and offers a variety of activities. It is a wonderful area for hillwalking, bird watching, fishing and touring.

Oban, the 'Gateway to the Isles', is less than an hour's drive away and has sailings to the islands of Mull, Iona, Colonsay, Kerrera and other Hebridean islands. It is a busy fishing port with an 18 hole golf course, a cinema, an indoor pool, tennis and squash courts, a good choice of shops and restaurants and a lovely sandy beach at Ganavan Bay.

Travel north to Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis, and visit the magnificent mountains of Glencoe, renowned as a climbing and winter sports centre. Visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Other Activities: Nearby are Crarae Glen Gardens (1 mile) and Auchindrainopen air Highland village museum and archaelogical site(4 miles)

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices are inclusive of bed linen, towels, central heating and electricity.
Smoking is not permitted in any part of the house. We don’t allow pets, apart from guide/assistance dogs.
(Arrival from 4pm and departure by 10am).

Note: Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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