Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Lochview is a spacious, 4 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, as well as a patio area and larger garden to the back, which leads into woodland.
On the ground floor 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. The dining area is open plan to the large fully fitted and well equipped kitchen, which contains all that you need for a self catering holiday. There is also a utility room with a washing machine and tumble drier.
On the ground floor there is a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room. Upstairs there is a large double bedroom (king size bed), two single bedrooms and a family bathroom with a shower over the bath. Bed linen (duvets) and towels are included. A travel cot and high chair are available on request. The lounge and three of the four bedrooms enjoy loch facing views whilst the dining room, kitchen and one single bedroom all enjoy views of the woodland behind the cottage.
Larger groups or extended families (maximum 12), may be interested in renting "Lochview Cottage" along with our adjoining property "Lochside Cottage". Please see the details at the bottom of the page and contact us for more details.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pebbled shore of Loch Fyne 100 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|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, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The property has oil fuelled central heating and the cooker has a calor gas hob and an electric oven. All gas, oil and electricity are included in the rental cost.
Sky TV is available in the lounge.
|Further details outdoors|
The patio area at the back of the cottage is equipped with a table and 6 chairs and a barbecue. There are also two wooden garden benches at the front and the back of the cottage. A rotary clothes drier is provided on the grassy area behind the 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 "Lochview Cottage" along with our adjoining property "Lochside Cottage". (Ref no. 36258)
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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24 Aug 2012
"Lovely house with fabulous views"
Lochview Cottage was very comfortable and had all the equipment we could possible have needed. It was very clean and attractive.The best aspect was the lovely bay window which overlooked Loch Fyne. The area offers lots to do and many attractions are very close to the house. The only disappointment was that, although it was within walking distance of the village, I didn't really want to walk alongside a busy main road which is the route taken by many large timber lorries. In a similar vein, I think the photos should show clearly that there is a road between the house and the lochside.
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