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BEAUTIFUL SELF CATERING DETACHED COTTAGE SET IN A SECLUDED BAY ON LOCH FYNE

Fiona McKinnon

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Fiona McKinnon

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2014
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BEAUTIFUL SELF CATERING DETACHED COTTAGE SET IN A SECLUDED BAY ON LOCH FYNE

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Islay & Mid Argyll Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 double bedrooms, sleeps 6

Seal cCottage stands on beautifully kept gardens with plenty of open space for children to play or for relaxing and dining outdoors. There is a private path at the bottom of the garden leading down to the shore. There are panoramic loch views from all public rooms and the 3 double bedrooms to enjoy the beautiful sunsets and the loch wildlife. Accommodation includes:Living room with traditional open fire, TV and DVD.Dining room which comfortably seats 6 with CD player, radio and iPod dock. Kitchen and utility area with electric cooker, large fridge freezer, toaster, kettle, microwave, washing machine, iron and ironing board. Other essentials such as crockery, glasses, cutlery, pots and pans and utensils are provided. 3 attractive double bedrooms with bed linen provided. Downstairs toilet. Newly renovated upstairs bathroom with double shower unit and a full size bath. BBQ and garden furniture provided. Driveway with ample parking for 4 cars.

Nearby restaurants and shops: The village of Strachur only 2 miles away has a village shop/post office, tea room, garage, village pub (The Clachan), tennis courts and the Creggans Inn which serves excellent cuisine in the restaurant and bar. There is also the world famous Loch Fyne Oyster Bar and Shop only 7 miles away which serves high quality local seafood and produce and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They hold an annual Seafood Festival in May.

Walking, cycling, climbing and fishing: It is an excellent area for walking , climbing and cycling. Forest walks are plentiful in the nearby Argyll Forest and the area is surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains ideal for the hill walker.  The highest local mountains are Bein Ime (3318 feet), The Fiddler (2260 feet) and behind the cottage Cruach nan Capull (1854 feet). For something flatter there is the Old Shore Road (now just a track road) in front of the cottage which winds along the banks of the loch.The highly popular October walking festival known as the Cowalfest is a must for walkers with the walks graded and numbered. You can also chose to sample part of the Cowal Way which is a long distance footpath split into 6 sections, running the length of the Cowal peninsula.  It starts at Portavadie and finishes at Ardgarten (47 miles in total).

Golf , horse riding, sailing, and diving are all available nearby.

Fishing and sea angling is available in Loch Fyne for mackerel, ling, cod, turbot , conger and pollack.

Gardens: Benmore Botanical Gardens situated on a magnificent moutain side in the Argyll Forest (on the A815 approx 8 miles away) is a specialist woodland garden of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh. In excess of 120 acres it boasts over 250 species of rhodedendron and has an impressive display of Giant Redwood trees. The Botanic Coffee Shop sells great home cooked food as well as a selection of gifts and plants.

Pucks Glen (opposite Benmore Gardens) is a magical place filled with gushing waterfalls and enchanting waterfalls. There are three woodland walks all pet friendly.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Fiona McKinnon (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Glasgow
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Creggans Inn
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Dunoon
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Inveraray
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Arrochar
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
M8
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Creggans Inn
Car: necessary

Seal Cottage is situated in the peaceful village of St Catherine’s on the banks of Loch Fyne, Argyll. Situated directly opposite the historic town of Inveraray it has views of Inveraray castle and Inveraray Jail.

Accessed via a single private road off the main A815 Dunoon road and offers you beautiful accommodation in a tranquil setting. The foreshore is a continuation of the extensive garden grounds stretching to 1 acre approx. The nearby Argyll forest and mountains provide the perfect playground for for hiking, mountain biking and climbing.

Other Activities: Quad biking

Golf: There are 4 golf courses within easy reach, Inveraray,  Blairmore, Inellan (all 9 holes) and Cowal (18 holes). Inveraray consists of 2 par 3s, 1 par 5 and 6 par 4s. The course is set on the shore of Loch Fyne.

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Rates & Availability

From £129 Per night

Islay & Mid Argyll Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nov/Dec
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 20 2014
4 night minimum stay
£455
 
 
Xmas/New Year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 3 2015
4 night minimum stay
£900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £15
Refundable damage deposit £100
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Amenities

Islay & Mid Argyll Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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