The cottage has great facilities in a stunning location just 100metres from the shore of Loch Fyne. There is a games corner with board games, cards and jigsaws for those inclement evenings. A selection of music, DVDs and books is available. The recently refurbished conservatory offers relaxed dining and relaxation for those "chill" moments.
Nearby are excellent village pubs/restaurants for dining out (5 miles) and close by are interesting towns to discover and explore. Low level walking is available immediately behind the cottage offering hill access, forest walks and exposed traverse walks.
The cottage is ideal for getting away from it all and relaxing. An ideal spot to do nothing and relax or an ideal base for exploring the areas history, hills, lochs and wildlife.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Minard rocky beach/boat launch 100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow Airport 96 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
We have deliberately decided not to offer television or telephone facillites so as not to distract from the cottage surroundings and activities on offer.
A camp bed and/or a travel cot is available on request.
The secure back garden offers space for the young ones to stretch their legs should the great outdoors not prove sufficient. There is a lockable store for drying coats and/or boots.
To the front of the cottage a bench seat is available should you wish just to watch the world go by (slowly!).
|Further details outdoors|
The local Minard community shop is just steps away and offers a range of produce.
Minard community organises various events throughout the season, details of which are posted on the adjacent community noticeboard.
The cottage overlooks Loch Fyne
We are flexible regarding the cottage letting, though weekly lets are preferred. Changeover can usually be changed to accommodate specific requirements, as can longer or shorter periods.
Argyll and Bute is rich in Water Sports, Golf, Walking Routes, Cycling and other activities such as 4 x 4 off roading and horse riding. Provided in the cottage are leaflets with information on many all year round activities all with in a short drive from the cottage.
If you enjoy walking we provide maps and books containing information on some of the best walks in the area of varying difficulties.
The climate in Minard is typically Scottish with usually a warm bright summer, cold winter with snow on most hills, and a colourful autumn and spring.
The nearby town of Inverary is a good tourist base, with a tourist information shop, the very popular Inverary Jail and Inverary Castle.
There are local gardens and forests to explore such as the spectacular 50-acre woodland garden at Crarae, or go walking in the nearby Ardcastle Forest looking for deer, red squirrel and other wildlife.
Nearby is the Auchindrain Museum which is an extraordinary attraction bringing a historic “farming village” back to life.
The famous Oyster Bar is a 20 minute drive from the cottage, with fresh local produce on sale and one of the best seafood restaurants in Scotland.