2 bedrooms ● Sleep 4 ● Dog welcome ● Loch View ● FREE Wi-Fi ● Short breaks all year ● Any day arrival ● Enclosed garden. Close to the pubs & restaurants
Armadale Cottage is a 2 bedroom semi-detached cottage in the heart of the village and just steps away from the shores of Loch Goil. It makes the most of the loch and mountain views from the lounge and enclosed garden. Ideal for a couple or family, you are close to the start of a number of marked walking trails at the same time as being close to The Goil Inn and the Shorehouse Inn. If you like to fish or bowl, the cottage is near to the bowling green and jetty. Armadale is a comfortable base from which to enjoy a relaxing holiday in beautiful surrounding. Your pet is welcome, but please let us know in advance.
With parking at the gate and 3 steps with a hand rail to the door, the cottage is then all on one level. Armadale is suited to guests with limited mobility.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Bedrooms: Double and Twin.
There is a good sized modern shower.
Entry area for boot and coat storage
Enclosed garden with picnic table
Sitting room with loch view & dining area
TV, DVD, Hi-Fi
Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge and small freezer
Nespresso coffee machine, bring your own capsules (available in supermarkets)
Street parking at entrance
Hot water on demand
Central heating - energy included in hire price
Linen included - bring your own towels
Starter pack of liquid soaps in the toilets plus toilet paper, 2 black bags, 1 bottle of surface cleaner, scourer, cleaning cloths
Pets welcome - £15 up to 4 days / £30 a week
Armadale is a popular choice for pet owners. The enclosed garden is ideal for sitting out and enjoying the view at the same time as being small enough that you can see what they are up to, but large enough for them to run around and explore.
Pubs & Restaurants
Steps away from The Goil Inn which is the village pub. Bar meals & take-away, pool table and TV for watching sport
The Goil Inn has regular Friday night bar entertainment and acoustic nights.
Close to the Shore House Inn in a beautiful location at the head of Loch Goil. Restaurant and bar. Open Wednesday to Sunday. Take-away pizzas.
1 mile to the Drimsynie Estate. Regular entertainment and family nights (during holiday dates).They have the Rob Roy Lounge for bar meals and the Fireside Bar.
1 mile to The Bistro in the Drimsynie House Hotel. Not open every night.
1 mile to the Leisure Centre with 25m indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room & gym. Available on a pay-as-you-go basis
1 mile to a 9-hole loch side golf course - pay-on-the-day
1 mile to Argyll Bike Hire - will deliver bikes to the holiday home.
2 miles to Loch Goil Cruisers - all year boat hire
Fishing on the shores of Loch Goil - or hire a boat
River Goil - permits from the Post Office. Best when the river is in spate
Close to the Post Office, newsagent and small grocery store
1 mile to the Costcutter mini-market - open 7 days
No supermarket delivers to the village. Many guests shop at ASDA or Morrisons in Dumbarton or the Co-Op in Balloch on the way to Lochgoilhead
Petrol - there is no garage in the village. Nearest petrol stations are: Strachur, Arrochar and Inveraray
1 mile to a self-service laundry adjacent to the Costcutter mini-market
Mobile phone reception - Vodafone
3 miles to The Lodge wedding venue
Get the most out of your stay. Services of a local agent available for walking and tourist information
Glasgow Airport 48 miles - 1 hr 15 min
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Shoreline on Loch Goil 100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow 73 km, Nearest railway: Tarbet 23 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Linen is included and beds are made up for your arrival. Please bring your own towels and dish towels. The cottage is in an ideal location should you want to venture out in the evening for a meal or social drink.
|Further details outdoors|
Picnic table in the garden. Marked walking trails start from outside the gate and the cottage is on the route of the Cowal Long Distance Path. Wonderful for walking and mountain biking.
The Drimsynie Estate Leisure Centre
There is no doubt that the choice of things available in the area is a major attraction. The Drimsynie Leisure Centre is 1 mile from the village and offers: 25m indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Gym • Crazy Golf • Indoor Bowls • Snooker • 9-hole loch side Golf Course • Snooker • Badminton • Table Tennis • Children's Indoor Play Area. From Spring 2014 a new range of activities will be added - information to follow. Please note that for bookings made after 6th January 2014 the unlimited leisure pass will not be available. The centre is open to the public and all activities are available on a pay-as-you-go basis.
The Lochgoilhead Centre
If it's outdoor adventure you are looking for the nearby Activity Centre welcomes visitors, subject to availability, to join in with other groups. Please check with them by phoning 01301703217. Sailing • Orienteering • Rock Climbing • Burn Run • Archery • Jacobs Ladder • Kayaking
Services of a local agent:
You have the services of our holiday home agent based in Lochgoilhead. With 20+ years' experience you can be assured that if you have any questions, or require any assistance while you are on holiday, our agent is there to help you. Contact details will be included with your confirmation. Make use of his local knowledge and get the most out of your stay in this beautiful part of Scotland.
This area of Scotland is known as Argyll, and is renowned for its wild and rugged scenery. Peppered with sea and inland lochs and miles of often remote coastline, it is a favourite area for visitors from all over the world.
Driving through the historic towns brings a variety of interesting curio shops, museums, places to eat and visitor attractions. Popular places include the living museum at Inveraray Jail, Inveraray Castle, the underground power station at Loch Awe, take a cruise on Loch Lomond or try Quad Biking at Quadmania overlooking Loch Long.
The area is also renowned for its food and produce, with Loch Fyne Oysters being just half an hour from Lochgoilhead, as well as the microbrewery Fyne Ales where you can visit their tap room and have a brewery tour.
Argyll offers a truly great variety of places to go and things to do.
Email us for a copy of our 17 page Destination Guide for Lochgoilhead. It covers everything you need to know about what is happening in the village as well as activities, restaurants, walks and touring in the area. There is much to tell about this special place. It is updated to make sure all the details are accurate.
Lochgoilhead, although only around an hour's drive from Glasgow, has a remote, relaxed feel to it. Situated within the Loch Lomond National Park, the village is a paradise for walkers, water sport enthusiasts, those who love 'the great outdoors', and those who are just looking for somewhere to crash out!
Due to the fact the village is at the end of the road, there is very little through traffic, couple this with good amenities at the local hotels leisure centre, the village is very popular with young families during the traditional holiday periods. The village has also become popular with retirees, many who visit to enjoy the tranquillity, or have retired to the area, often having enjoyed decades of memorable holidays in the village.
While some never leave the glen during their stay, many use the village as base to explore the west coast, either down through the Kintyre Peninsula, or further west to the Oban area. Just over one hour north is magnificent Glencoe which was the Scottish setting in the latest Bond film, Skyfall, as well parts of the Harry Potter movies.
Whatever your choice, active or relaxed, Lochgoilhead is a wonderful place that often captures the hearts of those who visit.