Cottage | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Overlooking Loch Fyne, these two spacious holiday cottages offer stunning views. It's easy to get the whole family together for holidays, Christmas, New Year or celebrations, in our adjoining holiday cottages. Situated on the outskirts of Furnace village, 9 miles south of Inveraray, they are a perfect rural retreat. Both Cottages have private gardens and provide off-road parking for several cars. They have fully fitted and well equipped kitchens containing all that you need for a self catering holiday. All bathrooms and en-suite shower rooms are fully tiled.
Lochview Cottage is a spacious, 4 bedroomed, semi-detached cottage which has an enclosed garden to the front, as well as a patio area and larger garden to the back, leading into woodland. The comfortable lounge, with large picture windows on two sides, has stunning views over Loch Fyne. It is tastefully furnished with leather sofas, laminate flooring, Sky TV, a DVD player and a CD radio cassette player. Two steps lead to the split level dining area which has a table and 6 chairs and patio doors leading into the back garden.
Lochside Cottage is a 3 bedroomed semi-detached cottage and is adapted for wheelchair users. It has an enclosed garden to the front, a patio area to the side and woodland to the back. The comfortable lounge/diner has an open fire, leather sofas, dining table, laminate flooring, Sky TV, a DVD player and a CD radio cassette player. The concrete drive provides vehicle access to the entrance ramp.
The ground floor twin bedroom is suitable for assisted wheelchair users with raised electric sockets, patio doors and a ramp leading to the outdoor area. The large en-suite shower room is fully adapted for the disabled with a wheel-in wet floor shower, handrails, safety non-slip flooring, mobile shower chair, toilet with support rails and a hand basin with a duo lever tap.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pebbled shore of Loch Fyne 100 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow 104 km, Nearest railway: Dalmally 32 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors||
The patio areas are equipped with a table and 6 chairs and a barbecue. There are also two wooden garden benches at the front and the back of each cottage. A rotary clothes drier is provided on the grassy area behind each house.
Welcome pack provided on arrival.
A selection of board games, books, CDs and DVDs are provided for your enjoyment.
Smoking is not permitted in any part of the house.
Unfortunately we don’t allow pets, apart from guide/assistance dogs.
Larger groups or extended families (maximum 12), may be interested in renting "Lochside Cottage" along with our adjoining property "Lochview Cottage". (Ref no. 70215).
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
Argyll, in the West Highlands, is one of the most spectacular parts of Scotland with beautiful scenery, mountains, lochs and wildlife. It is an area steeped in history and offers a variety of activities. It is a wonderful area for hillwalking, bird watching, fishing and touring.
The cottages are perfect as a base for visiting Oban, Glencoe, Loch Lomond, the nearby islands and the Mull of Kintyre. It is an ideal place to explore the varied Argyll coast with sandy beaches, interesting coastal villages and wonderful sea life and wildlife.
Oban, the "Gateway to the Isles", is less than an hour's drive away and has sailings to the islands of Mull, Iona, Colonsay, Kerrera and other Hebridean islands. It is a busy fishing port with an 18 hole golf course, a cinema, an indoor pool, tennis and squash courts, a good choice of shops and restaurants and a lovely sandy beach at Ganavan Bay.
Travel north to Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis, and visit the magnificent mountains of Glencoe, renowned as a climbing and winter sports centre. Visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National park.
The city of Glasgow can be reached in an hour and a half and offers a wide variety of attractions and amenities including excellent shopping, theatres and museums.
Lochfyneside, with its views to the hills and forests of the Cowal Peninsula, is in a stunning part of Argyll. Bird-watching, walking, diving, riding, golf and fishing are available locally. Red squirrel, pine martin, common seals, gannets, buzzard and golden eagle may all be seen nearby.
For lovers of Scottish culture there are events held locally throughout the year. The area has excellent hotels and restaurants, many serving local seafood and other local produce. Treat yourself to a meal at the famous Loch Fyne Oyster Bar and Smokery.
Lochside Cottage, and Lochview Cottage, which are on the outskirts of Furnace village, have great views over Loch Fyne and are ideally situated for trips to Inveraray (9 miles), with its famous castle, bell tower, historic jail, maritime museum, shops and restaurants. Furnace village has a pub and a local store and post office (1 mile).
Nearby are Crarae Glen Gardens (1 mile) and Auchindrain open air Highland village museum and archaeological site (4 miles).
Lochgilphead (15 miles) has local shops, bars and restaurants as well as sports facilities and a swimming pool.
Travel south to the harbour town of Tarbert, famous for its sailing festivals. Head to the Kintyre peninsula and take a ferry to explore the islands of Gigha, Arran and Islay or continue on until you reach Campbelltown.
Visit the Crinan Canal with its stepped locks. You can walk or drive a delightful route along its 9 mile length.
Historic Kilmartin Glen, with its museum, Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments, standing stones and burial cairns, should not be missed.