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Hightrees Holiday Home

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Hightrees Holiday Home

Bungalow / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9

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Bungalow / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.03 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

FEATURES4 bedrooms ● Sleep 6+3 ● Wi-Fi ● SKY TV ● Dog welcome ● Loch View ● At the entrance to the Drimsynie Estate ● Close to a leisure centre, restaurants and entertainment.● Short breaks welcome ● Ideal family & friends holidayWHAT MAKES HIGHTREES SPECIAL At the entrance to the Drimsynie Estate but a private holiday home. Benefit from this great location within walking distance of a great selection of activities, places to eat and entertainment. THE PROPERTYHightrees is a 4 bedroom detached bungalow at the entrance to the Drimsynie Estate. Views from the lounge are of the tall sequoia trees, over the golf course and towards the head of Loch Goil. Steps away from the footbridge that leads to the shore side walk into the village.Private parking by the entrance to the house. Enter via the hallway into the dining and open plan lounge areas with laminate flooring, This area is bright and roomy and is ideal for family and friends to socialise. There are no blinds or curtains in the lounge as the owner does not want to obscure the view. There is a fully equipped kitchen adjacent to the dining area. The 4 bedrooms have a flexible sleeping arrangement depending on the make-up of your party. There is a family bathroom as well as a second WC. Hightrees is Ideal for 6 guests but offers the option of sleeping up to 9. Outside, and down some steps, you come to a large grassy area leading down to the golf course.. This is great space for children to play or else to sit out and enjoy the view. There is also a deck area surrounded by trees and shrubs. BEDROOMS & BATHROOMSBedroom 1: Double with king sized bedBedroom 2: DoubleBedroom 3: Single room with a top bunk. Option of a lower single bed so this room can sleep 2Bedroom 4: Single room with a top bunk. Option of a lower double bed so this room can sleep 3Family bathroom with shower over bath and toiletAdditional WC and sinkComment about the bedrooms: Hightrees is best suited to families with chiuldren as the fold out lower beds, although adult size, cannot be considered as comfortable as full sized beds.FACILITIESWi-FiSKY+ Recordable TV so you can watch your favourite programmes laterSteps to entrance • All on ground floorLiving room with dining area and 42" wall mounted TVKitchen.with fridge freezer and equipped as you would expect for a self cater holidayElectric fire in living roomOil central heatingDVD, Stereo & iPod docking stationParking- 3 carsLlinen included • Beds made up for your arrival • Towels not includes but there is an option of towel hire £20Welcome pack includedNo smoking pleaseThere is a deck to the side with a picnic tableLarge open grassy area to the frontEnergy includedStarter pack of liquid soaps in all toilets plus toilet paper, 2 black bags, 1 bottle of surface cleaner, scourer, cleaning clothsPetsOne dog is welcome. £30 charge.GOOD HOUSEKEEPING DEPOSITYou are required to provide a Credit / Debit Card prior to arrival for the pre-authorisation of funds to the value of £100. This authorisation will be removed from your card after departure provided that Hightrees is undamaged, clean and tidy. Single-sex and youth group bookings are only accepted if declared and agreed at the time of booking and may be subject to an additional deposit. Pre-authorisation is not a charge and no funds will be debited from your account unless you forfeit your pre-authorised amount. Please note that in the event that any damage is greater than the security deposit you are liable for the difference. Should a charge be made you have the right to dispute it with your card company who will be the final arbiter. THE DRIMSYNIE HOLIDAY VILLAGEA popular choice for families and groups of friends wanting to have a range of activities, places to eat and entertainment on site. Safe to say that Drimsynie offers a unique choice in the west of Scotland with its first class all-weather leisure facilities. Use it as a base to explore the area or come and enjoy what they have to offer on the park.LOCAL GUIDES - we can email you links to access our local guides on: Lochgoilhead & Area • Activities on and around the Drimsynie Estate • Eating Out • Get Afloat • Local Walking Guide - ordered online - £4PUBS & RESTAURANTSA short walk to the regular entertainment and family nights (during holiday dates). You will be given a What's On Programme on arrival. The Rob Roy Lounge serves bar meals and take-away. There is also an adults only Fireside Bar.La Rustica Restaurant is upstairs in the original Drimsynie House Hotel. Open Wednesday to Sunday. Can be seasonal. 1 mile away is The Goil Inn which is the village pub. Bar meals & take-away, pool table and TV for watching sportThe Goil Inn has regular Friday night bar entertainment and acoustic nights. Walk over the footbridge and follow the path round the head of the loch to the Shore House Inn. Restaurant and bar. Open Wednesday to Sunday. Take-away pizzas. ACTIVITIESOn site Leisure Centre with 25m indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room & gym and more.On site 9-hole golf course skirting the loch and River GoilOn-site Argyll Bike Hire. 1 mile to Loch Goil Cruisers - all year boat hireFishing on the shores of Loch Goil - or hire a boatWonderful walking - choice of marked trails or tackle some of the Arrochar Alps just outside the glenSHOPPINGPost Office, newsagent and small grocery store in the villageCostcutter mini-market - open 7 days - on the EstateNo supermarket delivers to the village. Many guests shop at ASDA or Morrisons in Dumbarton or the Co-Op in Balloch on the way to LochgoilheadPetrol - there is no garage in the village. Nearest petrol stations are: Strachur, Arrochar and InverarayGENERAL INFORMATIONMobile phone reception - Vodafone - if you use another service please check with your provider about coverSelf-service laundry adjacent to the Costcutter storeHairdresser and Beauty Treatment Rooms on siteGlasgow Airport 48 miles - 1 hr 15 min

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Shoreline on Loch Goil 30 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow 73 km, Nearest railway: Tarbet 23 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 3 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

42" wall mounted TV in the lounge with a SKY Entertainment Plus package. Unlimited broadband - bring your laptop. iPod docking station, The single bedrooms are bunk beds with an optional lower single bed in one or an optional double bed in the other. There is an other WC in addition to the family bathroom. You have the benefits of the activities on offer on the estate as well as the bars, restaurants and entertainment - but if you are looking for a comfortable base in a beautiful location - we tick that box as well.

Welcome Pack - Included

On arrival you will find a small jar nescafe coffee, 40 tetley tee bags, sugar, box of biscuits, 2 litres milk, warburtons loaf multi pack of crisps and butter.

Towel Pack - Optional - £25

We are pleased to offer 1 large bath towel per person, hand towels in bathroom and cloakroom and dishtowels.

Celebrating a special event: Be sure to look at the Group Activities on offer on Page 12 of the Destinantion Guide.

Further details outdoors

Walking trails nearby. Fish from the shoreline or hire a boat at the jetty.

The Drimsynie Estate Leisure Centre

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

??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

Further details

Services of a local agent:

You have the services of our holiday home agent based in Lochgoilhead. With 20+ years' experience you can be assured that if you have any questions, or require any assistance while you are on holiday, our agent is there to help you. Contact details will be included with your confirmation. Make use of his local knowledge and get the most out of your stay in this beautiful part of Scotland.

The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park 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.

Lochgoilhead

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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Review 1-10 of 11

26 May 2015

5/5

"Worth the experience."

Great value for a getaway in Scotland. The place is an ideal location for hiking and for quiet picturesque views. The lodge was big and comfortable enough for 7 people and was quite close to a mini market. Along with a very helpful holiday planner, will definitely recommend coming again

5 Feb 2013

5/5

"Home away from home"

Myself and my husband spent a relaxing week here in November 2011. We could not have felt more at home, the property is immaculate and equipped with everything you could possibly need. The house itself was very spacious and extremely cosy which given the temperatures in Argyle during the winter period, was a must for me!! The surrounding area is quiet and fantastic for long walks and plenty of fresh air.The local restaurant has a great menu although you really do need to book to guarantee a table. The local pub which is about a five minute walk from the house and although it is a bit dated internally, has a nice friendly atmosphere. All in all I would highly recommend a trip to Hightrees for a relaxing and peaceful break. We certainly came home rosey cheeked and fully refreshed.

9 Dec 2012

5/5

"THE place to go for a relaxing break with family and friends"

The location of this holiday home could not be better - it lies within the Scottish hills, loch side and close to many amenities. The local holiday village provides facilities to suit all ages; pool, play areas - both indoor and outdoor, golf, onsite entertainment thoughout the days for young children - not to forget the local planned out walks which take you through the hillside where you can enjoy great views of the location to its fullest. The holiday home itself is fullly equipped and extremely welcoming and homely. It is very well and modernly decorated and spacious, with sufficient room to house 8 people, either adults or children. It also has all necessary needs to make a stay comfortable, ie satellite television, internet etc. Personally we loved the way there are many things to do on the doorstep. While there are places to visit within a short drive away, as a place to go and relax it was great just being in such a location where we could just go outside and walk, play and relax with our children and friends. The downside to having a stay at this holiday home in Lochgoilhead is that eventually you have to leave...

30 Nov 2012

5/5

"superb house and stunning location"

The journey (about one hour from Glasgow) on the road to this property is along the same road that Paul Mc Cartney immortalised in the classic song " The long and winding road".Lochgoilhead is a very picturesque village by the Loch in the heart of the West Highlands.It has two well established outdoor centres offering the sort of holiday that Scotland does so well. This property is set back from the shore with a stunning view of the loch and mountains and glens beyond.The house is spacious with 4 bedrooms and a large living room /dining area.The furnishings are very good quaility and it is simply a home from home.We didn't need to bring anything by way odf bedding/towelling or kitchenware to supplement what was on offer. The local hotel yards from the house is a convenient spot for refreshment etc and the nearby village shop serves all of a holidaymakers needs. Whilst we were lucky to have good weather,Lochgiolhead is an excellent base to use to explore the surrounding countryside in any weather. We did feel sheltered and far from the madding crowd but in reality we were back on the motorway in less than half an hour. This property has no obvious drawbacks and those coiming to this area are presumably familiar with what type of holiday to expect.It suited us fine and I highly recommend it.

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      Leonard Gow (Property Manager Lochoilhead Holidays)

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      Calendar last updated:28 Jul 2015

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