Loch Lomond, Helensburgh & Dunbartonshire Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description
Beautiful C17th house with 2 acres of private gardens
Old Argyll House is a beautifully restored but comfortable historic C17th house with 2 acres of private gardens, luxuriously equipped as a holiday home for up to 18 guests, in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, by the side of the Holy Loch, Argyll in Scotland.
The house is well situated for sight-seeing around the West Coast. The immediate area is renowned for some of the best walking in Scotland, and it???s a great base for fishing, riding, shooting, golf, sailing or cycling. We’ve put in 6 fishing rods, 8 bikes for different sizes (with helmets), and 4 bags of golf clubs. There’s loads to do in the area, and some great local pubs and restaurants, but the house is certainly comfy enough for people who don’t want to go anywhere else!
Interior and Grounds:
The house consists of highest standard of four star quality throughout with 8 bedrooms (5 doubles, two twin or triples, one bunk room) and 3 bathrooms.
With a large sitting room with open fire, wood-panelled dining room with open fire, kitchen-breakfast room with Aga, downstairs snug with big TV, DVD and wood-burner, plus a games room and a separate snooker room, the living accommodation is flexible and comfortable enough to suit most types of parties.
The 2.5 acre garden, like the house, is absolutely unique. Originally built by the family of the Duke of Argyll in 1693, the house was owned in Victorian times by the Younger family, who founded the amazing Benmore Gardens a couple of miles away, which still contain the tallest trees in the UK. They also planted a huge variety here. With streams, waterfalls and a huge variety of plants, it’s simply a stunning garden.
There’s a croquet set, football goal, cricket and badminton sets, a 13 foot trampoline, barbecue and the all important “midge machine??? in the garden. As well as the ¾ sized billiard table in its own room, there is a small games room downstairs with a dartboard plus a multifunction entertainment table with table football, air hockey, table tennis, mini-snooker etc. There is also the sauna to enjoy. In addition there is a great selection of games and jigsaws as well as a pretty decent library and over 100 CDs. The snug features a 32�� widescreen TV with CD surround-sound, Sky Sports & Movies plus a variety of videos and DVDs.
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- pets considered
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
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