Ben Reoch Cottage, Tarbet
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Set in a quiet courtyard, this Visit Scotland 4-Star cottage is the ideal location for a relaxing holiday in the heart of the Loch Lomond National Park. Only minutes from the side of Loch Lomond and with stunning views of Ben Vorlich and Ben Lomond, the location is perfect to for those wishing to relax as well as those wanting to explore the lochs, hills and forests of the national park.
The cottage comprises of a large open plan lounge with comfortable seating for 6 people. There is an open plan kitchen/dining area which also provides access via french doors to a large and sunny decking area. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need for your stay including a microwave, washing machine and fridge/freezer. The dining table provides seating for 6 people. A gas BBQ and a large wooden picnic table and benches allow guests to enjoy the outdoor space. A high chair is also included for younger guests.
A flat screen TV, DVD and ipod docking station are provided as well as books, games and children's toys. The cottage also has unlimited wifi access for all guests. All linen, towels and utilities are included.
There is a double bedroom downstairs with an en suite shower room & toilet. There are a further 2 twin rooms upstairs, one with TV. A travel cot is also available for younger guests. A further downstairs bathroom has a bath & shower. The cottage is suitable for wheelchair users.
There is ample parking directly outside the property and a ramp access provides easy access.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow Airport 25 km, Nearest railway: Arrochar Train Station 200 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, 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, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
The Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park boasts the beauty of Scotland's west coast whilst being close to the central belt. The park consists of many mountains and lochs, and the principal attractions are scenery, walking, and wildlife. It includes 21 Munros (including Ben Lomond, Ben Lui, Beinn Challuim, Ben More and two peaks called Ben Vorlich), two forest parks (Queen Elizabeth, and Argyll) and 57 designated special nature conservation sites.
Loch Lomond is the largest body of freshwater in mainland Britain. It has been used by generations of Scots and visitors for boating, water skiing, bathing and other less active pleasures such as picnicking or just enjoying the unique atmosphere and scenery.
The sits cottage within the Argyll Forest Park, with its ancient trees, tranquil lochs and wide range of wildlife. Also within the park is Ben Arthur, affectionately known as 'the Cobbler' and one of Scotland's most popular climbs
Loch Lomond National Park
Situated in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park and only a few minutes' walk to Loch Lomond itself, the cottage is perfect for visitors wishing to can take cruises down the loch from Tarbet Pier. Picnic areas by the pier and large grass park allows visitors to enjoy the beautiful scenery. The visitor's centre at the pier can assist guests with booking activities during their stay. There is also a tearoom in the village
To the rear of the cottage are two woodland walks. The Tarbet loop takes walkers on 3.5km walk provides stunning views of Loch Lomond, while the other 2km walk takes you into the neighbouring village of Arrochar.
Arrochar is only a 5 minutes drive. Here you can find local shops & restaurants. Larger supermarkets and gift shops can be found in Helensburgh, along with a swimming pool, soft play and numerous cafes/restaurants. Asda will also deliver groceries to the cottage.
The cottage is ideal for visitors wishing to explore the beauty of the Loch Lomond National Park. Inveraray castle & jail is a popular day trip. Loch Fyne is a beautiful trip also. For those looking to climb, the Cobbler is only 10 minutes from the cottage. There are also beautiful walks around Arden and the giant trees at Cairndow. Walks along the side of Loch Lomond at Firkin Point are ideal for kids with bikes or scooters. The gorgeous village of Luss is also a must for loch walks & views as well as lovely cafes.
Clan MacFarlane – between the cottage and Ballyhennan church is an ancient burial ground where several of the clan chiefs lie.
In addition, the cottage is a very short walk from Tarbet and Arrochar train station, where the west coast service provides one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world from Glasgow to Malaig, crossing the Glenfinnan viaduct (featured in Harry Potter).
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10 Jun 2014
"Wonderful base for exploring Loch Lommond"
We stayed here for two nights with our littles (ages 5 & 3). The cottage was bigger than we expected and perfectly tidy and clean. We were delighted to find that the best walk for our group was just b… More
Thank you very much for the review of the cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed the cottage and the surrounding areas. We love the walk to the rear of the cottage also - stunning views of Loch Lomond. We hope that you will visit again sometime in the future. Kind regards, Lynda
30 May 2014
"Excellent cottage, great location"
We (three adults and three children) spent three days at the cottage and loved it. The cottage is very well equipped and comfortably caters for six people. It has all the necessary amenities and more… More
Hello Oleg, thank you very much for your lovely review of the cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back sometime in the future. Your review is greatly appreciated.
6 May 2014
"Cosy, lovely, just perfect!"
Stayed two nights for a birthday celebration with another couple and my mother.We were emailed lots of info in advance. We felt reassured and welcomed.Location just perfect. Isolated and simultaneousl… More
Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay and we would love to welcome you back sometime in the future. Many thanks Lynda Stewart
8 Nov 2013
"Beautiful Cottage - Great Facilities"
Stayed in this cottage with a group of friends for the weekend - it's very clean, beautifully decorated and has excellent facilities! The location is great, views are amazing and it's within… More
13 Aug 2013
"Nice cottage, well furnished, clean and modern"
My wife & I stayed here in July 2013 with our 2 children aged 9 & 6. Cottage was great, with 3 bedrooms so the children could have one each if they wanted. Kitchen lounge area was good and bathroom was clean with good modern fittings, shower & bath - and big enough for a "family bathroom". Well equipped with TV, free wifi, iPod docking station and good cooker, microwave etc in the kitchen ( though no dishwasher - which I overlooked when booking)
The location is great and well placed to go North to explore the Highlands, South to go to Glasgow or stay local to spend time around Loch Lomond. Views from front Of cottage are stunning. To the rear is a small wooden decking with some steep rocks behind which is not meant to be played on by children.
Another big bonus is there are lots of lovely walks close by.
Downsides - not many apart from the fact that if you want to eat out locally, there is not really anything within walking distance.
Overall: highly recommended. I would (will) stay here again.
4 Aug 2013
"Lovely cottage with all home comforts"
Really enjoyed our stay. Cottage is very well equipped, clean and comfortable. A good location between Loch Lomond and Loch Long. Possible to walk to either location from cottage. Tarbet has a lovely… More
2 May 2013
"Beautiful Cottage in a beautiful area"
I visited the cottage with friends in July. The cottage was great, it was very welcoming and very clean and tidy and all the facilities were excellent. We spent a long time sitting out the back and re… More
16 Apr 2013
"A beautiful cottage, in a stunning location. Fantastic holiday retreat."
We visited Ben Reoch cottage for a long weekend with friends. The keys were available for us on arrival and we found the cottage to be very clean and as shown on the website. The complimentary toiletr… More
14 Apr 2013
"Lovely cottage in a great spot"
Ben Reoch is a great spot to base yourself for a family visit to Loch Lomond. We stayed there with our 2 kids, aged 7 & 10, during the October holidays. The cottage is really nicely furnished and is… More
12 Apr 2013
"A beautiful holiday house which is well equipped and in a super location."
We enjoyed our stay with friends in this lovely holiday house. The children loved playing beside the river and playing on the rope swing in the woods at the back of the house. We enjoyed tea at a loca… More
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