Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Lochside is a 3 bedroomed semi-detached cottage, on the outskirts of the village of Furnace, Argyll and is 9 miles south of Inveraray. The property enjoys stunning views over Loch Fyne, has an enclosed garden to the front, a patio area to the side and woodland to the back. The concrete drive provides vehicle access to the entrance ramp and provides off-road parking for several cars.
On the ground floor there is a twin bedroom with a large en-suite shower room. Upstairs there is a double bedroom (king size bed) and a twin bedroom. Bed linen (duvets) and towels are included. A travel cot is available on request.
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 fully fitted and well equipped galley kitchen contains all that you need for a self catering holiday.
There is also a family bathroom with an electric shower over the bath.
Larger groups or extended families (maximum 12), may be interested in renting "Lochside Cottage" along with our adjoining property "Lochview Cottage". Please see the details at the bottom of the page and contact us for more details.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 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||Log fire, 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|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
For those who wish to light the open fire we've included the first setting of coal. Further supplies can be purchased locally. The property has electric night storage heaters and convection heaters. All electricity is included in the rental cost.
Sky TV is available in the lounge and the ground floor bedroom.
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.
|Further details outdoors|
The patio area at the side of the cottage is equipped with a table and 6 chairs and a barbecue. There is also a wooden garden bench at the front of the cottage. A rotary clothes drier is provided on the grassy area behind the house.
To assist those with mobility problems there is a ramp and handrail to the entrance door and patio doors.
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.
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