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Dunmhor Cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Features:

2 bedrooms ● Sleep 4 ● FREE Secure Wifi ● Dog Welcome ● Loch View

The Property

Inverlounan Road is a single track private road leading out from the village and following the east shore of Loch Goil. In parts the road is in an elevated position and there are many original grand Victorian holiday homes built between the road on the grounds sloping down to the loch side.

Accessible, but not visible from the road, Dunmhor Cottage enjoys its own secluded plot. To the front of the cottage the lawns run down to the water, and the screened borders down each side of the garden ensure maximum privacy. The views across the loch to the far hills are stunning at any time of year.

There is a parking bay for one car off the road at the entrance to the property. Please be aware that there are 57 wide steps leading down through the mature garden to the door. This makes the property unsuitable for anyone with restricted mobily, but once you are in the cottage, everything is on the level.

Dumhor is a compact detached bungalow style cottage with and open plan lounge, diner and kitchen. Sliding doors to the front with access to the patio area, and of course, all the better for enjoying the view. The patio area is unfenced, so care is need with young children. There are steps leading down to the large lawn area which slopes down to the loch where there is a high sea-wall. Log fire in the lounge area. Plesae be aware that logs are not provided but are available at the local Costcutter store.

It is a pleasant 15 minute stroll down Inverlounan Road into the village where you will find the post office and general good store as well as The Goil Inn and the Shorehouse Inn. Both serve food and have bars. Either a 30 minute walk through the village, or around the lochside; or a 5 minute drive on quiet roads, you will find more dining and activities available at the Drimsynie Estate. For a small lochside village there truly is an impressive choice of places to go and things to do.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Bedroom 1: Double with loch view and en-suite shower / WC

Bedroom 2: Twin

Family bathroom with shower over bath / WC

Facilities

Wi-Fi

Central heating - energy included in hire price

TV and DVD player

Kettle, toaster, Iron, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Cooker

Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 5

Off road parking for 1 car

No smoking please

Log fire - kindling & logs are available at the local Costcutter store. Not supplied.

No smoking please

Linen included

Includes: Starter pack of liquid soaps in the toilets plus toilet paper, 2 black bags, 1 bottle of surface cleaner, scourer, cleaning cloths

Laundy - please be aware there is a self-service laundry next tm the Costcutter Store 1 mile away

Good Housekeeping Deposit

Please be aware that the owner requests a good housekeeping deposit which is returned within one week of departure. The deposit is £50 and is payable along with the balance. There is no retention of deposit for genuine minor accidental damage unless you fail to tell us about it, but the owners reserve the right to charge in the event of evidence of smoking in the house, animal fouling in the house or garden or damage.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow 60 km, Nearest railway: Arrochar 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details

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

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.

Please supply your own logs/coal for the open fire.

Due to there being steps down to the property, it is unfortunately not suitable for the elderly or disabled (although once in the house, it is all on one level)

Care should be taken with young children in the garden, due to high sea-wall and no fencing around patio

There is a Costcutter mini-market and self-service laundry just over a mile way.

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.

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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28 Aug 2014

4/5

"Relaxing Break"

Just back from 4 night stay in Dunmhor with friends,first impressions of cottage abit disappointing,front door of cottage in need of upgrading,however once inside place clean and tidy although looking… More

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of staying at Dunmhor Cottage online. I would say that your comments are fair but I would like to point out that a number of your comments are covered in the description on the website you booked from as follows: "There are steps leading down to the large lawn area which slopes down to the loch where there is a high sea-wall.There is a log fire in the lounge area. Please be aware that kindling & logs are available at the local Costcutter store, they are not supplied". We would be delighted to welcome you back in the future.

19 Aug 2014

5/5

"Stunning place!!"

What a lovely cottage, excellent views over the loch, great big garden which the dogs loved. Great location, not too far from local amenities. If your the walking type like myself you are spoiled for … More

25 Jun 2014

4/5

"A fantastic location with superb views and really comfortable and relaxing accommodation."

Very comfortable accommodation with amazing views over the loch. Patio area at the door was adequate and the garden led down to another hidden patio at the loch side where you could relax and watch th… More

13 May 2014

5/5

"Honeymoon Revisted"

What a wonderful time we had staying at Dunmhor in Lochgoilhead. On walking down the steps to the fantastic cottage we could see the most breathtaking view through the patio windows over Loch Goil. Michelle had cleaned the place very well and everything was as we would have wanted. Even the poor weather comes in fits and starts so you never really notice it. The garden was wonderful and sitting outside with a glass of vino and the sun reflecting on the water with my husband and dog playing football could not have made for a happier time.

On the sunnier days travel down to the local pubs for the best views and the most peaceful environment you could ever wish for. Elsa, David and Lula the dog would 100% recommend a stay in Lochgoilhead and definitel at Dunmhor Cottage.

11 Apr 2014

5/5

"Gorgeous Cottage with Stunning Views"

Lovely cottage with stunning views across the loch, it does need a bit updating though this is the only negative thing. The garden is spectacular especially on a nice day, I would recommend this cotta… More

23 Jan 2014

5/5

"Traumhafte Lage mit wundervollem Ausblick, ideal zum Seele baumeln lassen"

Dieses liebevoll, sorgfältig und umfangreich eingerichtete Cottage ist ein perfektes Refugium, um sich vom Streß des Alltags zu erholen. Ideal für Gestreßte, die Abgeschiedenheit suchen, um "… More

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Leonard Gow (Property Manager Lochoilhead Holidays)

  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:12 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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