Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Bowater Cottage is a one bedroom holiday home with uninterrupted loch and mountain views on the west side of Loch Goil. One mile from Lochgoilhead village you can combine a private location at the same time as being close to the restaurants and activities on offer in the area. Perfect for a single traveller or couple looking to enjoy this wonderful location. A pet is welcome.
The lounge has floor to ceiling windows to make the most of the view while giving it an open and bright feeling. There is a dining table for 2. Satellite TV with Freesat channels. The French doors open up onto a patio seating area with patio furniture. You can relax and watch the boats on the loch, as well as the gannets, eider ducks and other bird life. The cottage has its own entrance leading into a small hallway and then into a modern kitchen with an electric hob and oven plus a full sized fridge and separate freezer and washing machine. It has all the crockery and equipment you will need for a self-catering holiday. The WC has a good sized shower. Towels included and the bed is made up for your arrival. Central heating is by a gas combi-boiler with instant and unlimited hot water. The cottage is cosy and warm for winter breaks. The bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe storage. Parking for a car by the cottage.
There is a gate off the driveway that leads to a screened part of the loch side. Loch Goil is a tidal sea loch. You can fish from here or launch a canoe or kayak.
Privacy: Bowater Cottage is built adjacent to the main Bowater House. Located at the end of a private driveway, there is no one passing in front of the cottage, so privacy is assured. Your privacy will be respected. If you need anything during your stay you are welcome to call on the owners, but otherwise you will be left to enjoy the peace and quiet of this special place.
The Drimsynie Estate Leisure Centre - 1 mile
There is no doubt that the choice of things available in the area is a major attraction. The Drimsynie Leisure Centre is 1 mile from the village and offers: 25m indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Gym • Crazy Golf • Indoor Bowls • Snooker • 9-hole loch side Golf Course • Snooker • Badminton • Table Tennis • Children's Indoor Play Area. From Spring 2014 a new range of activities will be added - information to follow. Please note that for bookings made after 6th January 2014 the unlimited leisure pass will not be available. The centre is open to the public and all activities are available on a pay-as-you-go basis.??
The Lochgoilhead Centre in the village
If it's outdoor adventure you are looking for the nearby Activity Centre welcomes visitors, subject to availability, to join in with other groups. Please check with them by phoning 01301703217. Sailing • Orienteering • Rock Climbing • Burn Run • Archery • Jacobs Ladder • Kayaking
Activity Guide for Lochgoilhead & Area. There is much to do in the area. We are not able to add a link to this listing on Holiday Lettings but get in touch and we will send you the guide including: Local Bike Hire, Fishing & Boat Hire, Lochgoilhead Centre, Argyll Voyageur Canoes, Drimsynie Leisure Centre, Quadmania & Argyll Adventure in Inveraray. All the local activities brought together in one place.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Shoreline on Loch Goil 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow 73 km, Nearest railway: Tarbet 23 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||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details outdoors|
Walking trails nearby. Fish from the shoreline or hire a boat at the jetty. There is an excellent leisure center 1 mile with activities including: indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, gym, golf course, children's indoor play area, bowling, badminton and table tennis.
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
This area of Scotland is known as Argyll, and is renowned for its wild and rugged scenery. Peppered with sea and inland lochs and miles of often remote coastline, it is a favourite area for visitors from all over the world.
Driving through the historic towns brings a variety of interesting curio shops, museums, places to eat and visitor attractions. Popular places include the living museum at Inveraray Jail, Inveraray Castle, the underground power station at Loch Awe, take a cruise on Loch Lomond or try Quad Biking at Quadmania overlooking Loch Long.
The area is also renowned for its food and produce, with Loch Fyne Oysters being just half an hour from Lochgoilhead, as well as the microbrewery Fyne Ales where you can visit their tap room and have a brewery tour.
Argyll offers a truly great variety of places to go and things to do.
Email us for a copy of our 17 page Destination Guide for Lochgoilhead. It covers everything you need to know about what is happening in the village as well as activities, restaurants, walks and touring in the area. There is much to tell about this special place. It is updated to make sure all the details are accurate.
Lochgoilhead, although only around an hour's drive from Glasgow, has a remote, relaxed feel to it. Situated within the Loch Lomond National Park, the village is a paradise for walkers, water sport enthusiasts, those who love 'the great outdoors', and those who are just looking for somewhere to crash out!
Due to the fact the village is at the end of the road, there is very little through traffic, couple this with good amenities at the local hotels leisure centre, the village is very popular with young families during the traditional holiday periods. The village has also become popular with retirees, many who visit to enjoy the tranquillity, or have retired to the area, often having enjoyed decades of memorable holidays in the village.
While some never leave the glen during their stay, many use the village as base to explore the west coast, either down through the Kintyre Peninsula, or further west to the Oban area. Just over one hour north is magnificent Glencoe which was the Scottish setting in the latest Bond film, Skyfall, as well parts of the Harry Potter movies.
Whatever your choice, active or relaxed, Lochgoilhead is a wonderful place that often captures the hearts of those who visit.
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18 Jul 2014
My husband and I have just returned from 4 days away with our dog to this perfect little cottage. In a stunning location, hidden away, is this little gem. The beautiful one bedroom cottage is attached… More
1 Sep 2013
"Bowater Cottage is lovely"
We stay in self catering cottages at least twice a year and on that basis can assess good and bad accommodation. Bowater Cottage rates high in our assessment. The cottage is bright, clean and very com… More
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