House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Fantastically located by the lochside in the heart of Argyll, the house sleeps up to 9 (plus infants) in 5 bedrooms.
Spacious public rooms boast stunning loch views, and a great kitchen and utility room provide everything you need. Ideal for holidays, retreats and celebrations.
A wonderful garden, bounded by waterfalls, leads to the beach. Or you can walk or cycle out of the gate and onto miles of forest and mountain trails. Pub, shop and choice of restaurants nearby.
A family retreat for over 30 years, Inverlounin has recently been thoughtfully updated. A personal service is offered to help you get as much pleasure out of these wonderful surroundings as we do.
For online booking see our Inverlounin website.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||On Property 10 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow 75 km, Nearest railway: Tarbet 20 km|
|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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
The double bay windows make for a mesmerising view of the loch and the hills. To one side of the stained- glass hallway is the dining room, the other the drawing room.
The kitchen is a sociable affair with a window seat for lazy lingering, an inspirational inventory and rangemaster cooker.
Day Room with sofa, leading to Conservatory with comfortable seating, flat screen TV (freesat) and Blu Ray/DVD Player. Great selection of books, maps and games.
Living Room, front facing with Bay Windows, piano, flat screen TV and Blu Ray/DVD player, iPOD dock.
Dining Room, front facing with Bay Windows (high chair provided)
Kitchen, induction hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, internet radio
Utility/Boot Room with washer, dryer and ample drying racks
Five great bedrooms, each with their own character and style. Gentle coombs add to the character – views take your breath away.
2 King Bedrooms, with front facing Lochview;
1 Twin or SuperKing Bedroom, with side facing Lochview;
1 Family room, with two full sized bunk beds and side facing Lochview;
1 Cabin room, with full sized single bed and front facing loch view
All rooms except the Cabin room have room for a travel cot: one is provided.
Family bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle.
2nd Bathroom with large walk-in shower.
|Further details outdoors|
Beyond the waterfall boundaries of the natural garden, potter on Inverlounin’s own beach under the watchful eye of the seals or connect with miles of stunning forest and mountain walks plus cycle trails. All this without lifting your car keys. Watersporters can even launch or bring their own craft (mooring available). Boats and tackle can also be hired locally.
Within 2 miles are shops, village pub, restaurants, leisure centre, golf course and riding school. Within 20 lie beautiful Loch Lomond; the Arrochar Alps; historic Inverary Castle; the famous Loch Fyne Seafood and gateway to the world-class Gardens of Argyll.
Whilst the house itself is great it’s the outside that lifts Inverlounin House to the exceptional. The private, south-facing gardens are informal with areas of lawn and shrubs. Lots of nooks and crannies to find a quiet place to relax or have family fun. There are the waterfalls to admire and two direct accesses to the pebble beach.
Paths lead in all directions and you’ll connect in a matter of minutes with the Argyll Forest Park network of short and long-distance walks and cycle routes. If that’s too gentle there are any number of rugged mountains within striking distance.
Want to launch a boat or kayak? Then this is the place. If it’s a larger vessel then 4WD and wet/drysuit needed as it’s a gently shelving beach. A yacht mooring offshore is available for use by arrangement.
For latest prices and availability see our website
Bookings run Friday to Friday with shortbreaks Friday to Monday, or Monday to Thursday sometimes available.
Rentals include all linen, towels, energy and WIFI plus starter pack of kitchen essentials (cleaning materials, oils, herbs etc), toilet roll, toiletries. Lots of things you don’t have to pack.
For children we have a travel cot, high chair, crockery & cutlery, toys, books and the great outdoors. Older children may enjoy our cabin room or bunk room.
Dogs welcome (see below)
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
Loch Goil is situated in the Argyll Forest Park, itself part of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Our corner of Argyll is known as the Cowal penisnula.
Cowal’s exceptional natural environment is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, inspiration for artists, a joy for food lovers and a haven for wildlife. Bordered on three sides by spectacular sea lochs and in the north by mountain, forest and glen, Cowal is a peninsula of outstanding scenic beauty and cultural heritage.
Wildlife at Ardgarten, Cowal
Delightful small communities and fine historic properties offer unique visitor attractions, all types of accommodation, excellent hospitality and a very warm welcome.
Cowal is practically undiscovered as the gateway to the Scottish Highlands, yet is little over an hour from Glasgow. Take some time out and escape to this idyllic part of Scotland which is a haven for wildlife and outdoor activities, but also has great accommodation, restaurants, pubs and festivals.
From the house you can join miles of breathtaking mountain and forest trails, many suitable for cycling. Or take to the sea from Inverlounin's own beach.
2km, a short walk or drive takes you to the village of lochgoilhead with shop, post office, 2 pubs, restaurants, boat and bike hire, leisure centre and riding centre.
Within 30km are Loch Lomond; the Arrochar Alps; historic Inverary Castle; the famous Loch Fyne Seafood and gateway to the world-class Gardens of Argyll.
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5 Nov 2013
"Excellent cottage and value for money"
Myself and eight friends stayed at this cottage on the first weekend of November. Overall the amenities, location, standards of accom and facilities were excellent.Cracking views and lovely house to … More
15 Jul 2013
"A little bit of piece in Fairyland"
Along the narrow roads of the Scotland countryside, our blended family of 9 made our way caravaning in three cars from Glasgow to the Inverlouvin house. The sun was long set and it was darky dark. We… More
30 May 2013
"A Real Home."
Arrived with Children,Grand child and In laws.Stunning Property location and immediately felt at home. All to a very high standard with quite a bit of help from John Lewis I suspect! Received a phone … More
27 Feb 2013
We arrived in the dark after a long and tortuous journey up from Devon. Pulling back the curtains the following morning was a joy to behold. Bright sunshine, blue water and dolphins playing in the loch!
Our holiday was two weeks of 'swallows and amazons', sailing, swimming, canoeing & walking. A wonderful safe environment for children and dogs. After nine years of camping staying in Inverlounin House was the ultimate in luxury!
I would recommend this holiday to anyone who loves the outdoors.
15 Feb 2013
"Beautiful house surrounded by peace and quiet and mystical waterfalls ...!"
Just back from a long weekend break at inverlounin.. 100% perfection.. We searched for ages on the Internet for a place like this and it didn't fail to disappoint us ! The house has been fitted w… More
4 Dec 2012
"Magical and secluded positioned directly in front of the Loch"
This holiday home is exactly that – a home. We arrived with high expectations from the impressive reviews on Trip Advisor and these were only exceeded. The directions to the property were easy to fo… More
17 Aug 2012
"Excellent hospitality in this comfortable family home."
The house is reached down a long narrow road which skirts the Loch. Even before you reach the front door the magic begins with the waterfall by the gate. Not an artificial garden feature but a force of nature that changes with the weather! The house can boast three waterfalls in the wonderful grounds set against the backdrop of the mountains. The House itself is warm and comfortable. The kitchen has a range cooker, dishwasher and a large fridge freezer. Everything in the kitchen was clean and of a very high quality. Very well equipped here were more than enough dishes, mugs etc. for our party of 6 adults and 2 babies, (3 generations). The bedrooms once again impressed with the high quality of the furnishings, bedlinen, comfort and view. Even though we were a large party we had 3 double beds (one was a superking) there was still extra accommodation for 3 others in the bunk beds and a cabin room.
Being a family although close, we do need some personal space without having to go outside or to our rooms. This was accommodated by a large dining room, large sitting room, cosy study and airy conservatory. I feel that this is important to mention as Scottish weather can be changeable to say the least and outdoor exploration can be a wet affair even if you do want to get away from your nearest and dearest! The log fire however encouraged the the most antisocial of us to cosy up in the rain.
Lovely extra touches included a high chair, travel cot, library and toys and games. Perhaps the highest recommendation I can give is the care and consideration shown by the owners. They phoned on the first evening to ensure that all was as we would expect and that there were no problems. On our final evening another phone call asked how we had enjoyed our stay, asked for feedback and advised use on alternative routes home as there had been a landslide.
I can not recommend this holiday home highly enough. It is however essential that you have a car as it does enjoy a delightfully secluded position.
25 Nov 2011
"God is in the details, ergo, he must live in Inverlounin"
The attention to detail is absurd, from the welcome pack that was waiting for me, to the documentation throughout the house to inform you how to best use the property with the time you have. I have s… More
12 Jul 2011
"One of the best short breaks."
Stepping out of the car on arrival ,on opening the gates we were greated by the sound of the waterfall only feet away from the house and the breathtaking views of the loch. Fantastic location offering high level of comfort for family living, with walking on our doorstep, we all had a great time. With only an hours drive from Glasgow this is the perfect place to recharge the batteries.
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