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Mrs Shelagh Richards

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english, italian

Authentic Wooden Lodge set amidst stunning highland scenery

4 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 9 nights

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Overview

Dunoon Lodge Rental Photos and Description

Beautiful Traditional log Cabin in the heart of the Argyll Forest

Pucks Lodge is our attractive holiday lodge situated on the edge of the Argyll Forest in a beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands set between Holy Loch and pituresque Loch Eck. Our aim is to ensure you have all the comforts for a truely enjoyable holiday. Further details and an ONLINE booking facility can be found on our wesite www.puckslodge.co.uk

Looking for a romantic destination. Argyll is your perfect destinations, there is nothing more romantic than strolling around our beautiful loch shores or heather clad mountains and then warming up in one of our friendly Inns. ALL COUPLES RECEIVE A 20% DISCOUNT off our rates all year!

Pucks Lodge: Pucks Lodge is one of only 18 privately owned lodges on a small development known as Lamont Lodges. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty the lodge is ideal for relaxing,exploring the beautiful Argyll countryside, enjoying wildlife, (deer,red squirrels and birds a plenty!) For the more adventerous there are plenty of opportunities from mountain biking, hill walking,stalking, fishing, and kayaking. If you prefer to browse art galleries and museums or are in need of some retail therapy Glasgow with its many art galleries, shops,museums and restaurants is within easy distance.

Accommodation: We enjoyed using our holiday lodge so much we decided to share the experience. The lodge has been furnished as our special holiday retreat and as such it gives you a real home fom home experience , with all the creature comforts you need to enjoy your relaxing break .The accomodation consists of a dining area with large dining table and adjoining kitchen so everyone can keep the cook company! It is equipped with all necessary comforts including a dishwasher. A large seperate sitting room and the sleeping accommodation consist of one double and two twin bedrooms all with own cosy throws and cushions providing comfortable sleeping for upto six. Bedlinen and towels are provided free of charge so you just need to pack your own personal items. The bathoom has an electric shower and a washer and tumble dryer are adjacent to the bathroom.

Facilities: For the days when you prefer to stay indoors rather than venture out, as well as the usual Television , DVD and Radio/CD player, we have provided a selection of magazines, CD's , Books, Jigsaws and Games to help you

enjoy your time. Even our four legged friends have their own special jar of treats !

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mrs Shelagh Richards (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english, italian

About Mrs Shelagh Richards

Hi, we're Bob , Shelagh and Ernie the border Terrier. We live in Scotland and love using Pucks Lodge to escape

Mrs Shelagh Richards purchased this lodge in 2009

Why Mrs Shelagh Richards chose Scotland

We fell in love with this peaceful area of Scotland and bought our holiday home in 2009. We had such fun using it that we decided to share it and allow other people to enjoy the beautiful area.

What makes this lodge unique

Being dog owners , we were always looking for pet friendly properties that allowed us to enjoy beautiful scenery. We fell in love with the area around Pucks Glen , it has a magical feel and Ernie the border terrier just loves exploring the woodland.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our stay in your lovely lodge. Of course we walked the Pucks Glen walk, we spent a whole day in Benmore Gardens and we visited Dunoon. We loved the blooming rhododendrons in the woods. One day we saw a little deer on the terrain of the lodges. We just said to each other, we have not seen deer here and there he was!



Thank you for staying in your lodge.
Jun 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 4 traveler reviews

Authentic Wooden Lodge set amidst stunning highland scenery
average rating of 4.75 based on 9 reviews
5

Cute cabin in a lovely setting.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this clean and comfortable cabin and the lovely views from all the windows. Loved the peace and quiet and the hiking trails right out the door. It is well equipped with everything you need for a relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a lovely time Virgil, we are so lucky having the walks directly from the lodge. Hopefully you saw some of the local wildlife as well!
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4

Great setting for exploring the area

  • 4 of 5

The lodge is really well set up with everything you could need to make it feel like a home from home. There are lots of little extra touches too.

The setting is great for walking as there are several lovely walks on your doorstep and loads more only a short drive away.

The lodges are also a good place for seeing lots wildlife; deer just near by every evening, lots of different birds including some very tame robins, and if you're up early you are likely to see red squirrels at the various bird feeders outside the logdes.

The only negative is that there is a bit of noise from the road , I was glad this particular lodge is set a bit further back from the road. (We do live in a very quiet place mind you and aren't used to any road noise at all!)

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael, We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and had the opportunity to see some of the local wildlife! We agree At this time of year when the trees are sparse you can hear some road noise from some of the lodges, luckily as you say not from Pucks Lodge which is set back on the opposite side of the park. Thanks again for staying with us.
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5

'Christmas Winter Wonderland'

  • 5 of 5

This was our first Christmas Holiday away from home. As we pulled into the site the view took your breath away, even though it was dark when we arrived - the snow just made everything bright. While my husband unloaded the van I took Tam (our dog) for a walk along Pucks Lane it was fantastic the trees all looked like Christmas trees. It was a little chilly when we arrived at the lodge, it was -10 outside. The cabin was even better than we expected from the brochure. The owners I feel, have thought of everything that you may need for your holiday. There were even extra blankets placed around the cabin. The directions provided were spot on, just as well as we arrived much later than expected in the dark. We visited the gardens which were only a very short walk from the cabin. We didn't walk round them as everything was covered in snow, but we did try the cafe which served very nice home cooked food. There is also a very nice old Inn just 2.5 miles from the site, easy walking distance in good weather. My husband went on some fantastic walks with our dog Tam, as usual he bought an OS map of the area we were staying so he could get the most out of his walks. I have already recommended Pucks Lodge to friends and family and would like to visit it at a different time of year. We had a very nice relaxing stay in the cabin, just what we needed to recharge our batteries for the new year ahead. I have a photograph of the outside of the cabin and trees covered in snow as my screen saver, it makes me feel good every time I see it and reminds me of a really good holiday.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb and Stu sent us some lovely photos of their stay at Pucks Lodge during the Christmas season. Thank you.
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5

Lovely lodge to discover

  • 5 of 5

We spend one week in this lovely lodge, very suitable in a peaceful place. The bedding is very good, a super nice living-room. A pleasant feeling to being at home! Around at feet, an really amazing trek (a bit hard : it climbs!) and a beautiful botanic park. From Dunoon, you can take a ferry to Gourock and go to Glasgow. So, this lodge is a perfect way to discover Scotland (Glasgow is not very far and there's a lot of great islands and lochs around). Thank you so much for this unforgettable stay! I hope we'll be back again ;)

Mat

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mat, We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Pucks Lodge, you're right there are lots of great walks in the area and Glasgow is very easy to get to if you'd like some city life!
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Glasgow International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Coylet Inn
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Hunters Quay
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Cowal
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Gourock
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Coylett Inn
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Dunoon
Car: recommended

The beautiful unspoilt Cowal Peninsula offers an abundance of activities for all travellers , whether walking,fishing, cycling, golfing,stalking ,sailing, bird spotting.....or simply relaxing the opportunities are endless. A walkers paradise( for both dogs and owners) with many possible walks accessed directly from the Lodge including Pucks Glen a magnificent forest walk immediatley behind the lodge, the famous Benmore Botanical Gardens is only 5 minutes by car or a pleasant short stroll.For keen Cyclists and Mountain Bikers there are a variety of circuits in the Argyll Forest Park and Glenbranter is a few mintes drive away.

There is some stunning scenary in The Cowal Peninsula with the beautiful Loch Eck and Loch Fyne only a short distance away, further afield Tighnabruaich sailors paradise with views over to Isle of Bute or explore the stunning St Kilbrides Bay with its wide sands perfect for a picnic.

There are plenty of fishing opportuities for loch, river and sea fishing

Golf: There are good golfing opportunities in the area. Dunnon golf course wecomes visitors and further afield at Portvadie.

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Rates & Availability

Dunoon Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid Autumn
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
$73
$437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
High Autumn
Oct 15 2016 - Oct 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$82
$489
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Winter
Oct 22 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$65
$385
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 28 2016
8 night minimum stay
$611
Flat fee
 
 
Hogmany
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 5 2017
8 night minimum stay
$702
Flat fee
 
 
Low Winter
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$65
$385
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Winter
Feb 4 2017 - Feb 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$73
$437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
low spring
Feb 19 2017 - Mar 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$65
$385
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
High Spring
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$82
$489
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Hogmany
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 5 2018
9 night minimum stay
$683
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$73
$437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $78
Pet Fee $20

All bed linen and towels included in price of vacation.
First £10 of electricity included any additional electricity used is charged at supplier rate and collected at end of holiday.

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Amenities

Dunoon Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Electric Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom with Washbasin. 2nd and 3rd Bedrooms Twin.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming

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