Strachur holiday house rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, balcony/terrace and walking

74 reviews

From the owner

  • House
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

Cancellation 21st -28th May. Reduced price.

Extra measures in place to mitigate any risk from Covid, including the use of a fogging machine to spray a virucide.

Want to escape from the crowds then Ardfyne and the secret coast of Argyll is your answer.

Ardfyne is a beautiful 4 bedroom/4 bathroom detached property. Photographs include aerial photography of the property, extensive garden and stunning location.

See lochfyneselfcatering for more details, pictures and VIDEO.

Broadband 35Mb/s minimum.

In a tranquil setting, this large property, over 2600 sq ft, with additional covered deck areas of over 300 square feet, sits in over 1/2 acre of landscaped, enclosed garden with stunning views over Loch Fyne and surrounding mountains. Just above the small village of Strachur the house is within easy walking distance of the local shop, restaurant, pub, pontoon (boat mooring available) and stony beach.

This home is ideal for families, a larger extended family or a group of friends who want a quiet holiday in a peaceful location, a perfect base for touring Argyll and the western Highlands.

Ardfyne is an extremely spacious, light -filled property and is tastefully decorated and furnished in a contemporary style. The landscaped garden surrounds the home on all sides and is filled with flowering shrubs and trees. Deer, red squirrels and a great variety of bird-life can be seen from the house.

On the ground floor there is a spacious hallway and a very large, new fully fitted, well equipped, modern, cream kitchen (15 by 12 feet) with view over the back garden. Everything that you need for a self-catering holiday! Including an American style fridge freezer with huge storage capacity as well as a separate fridge and separate freezer. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room with washing machine and sink. Wheelchair access ramp. On the ground floor there is a large public room with beautiful views over the garden and loch. The dining room/ conservatory with huge oak table and leather seating for 10 gives superb views over the garden, loch and 2 patio areas.

The younger guest is catered for as well with the provision of a downstairs games room with pool table, play area and double sofa bed.

There is also a double bedroom with dual aspect windows and fitted wardrobe.

A spacious public bathroom is also on this floor.

A huge deck area runs along the front of the house, ideal for catching the afternoon and late evening sun.

On the upper floor there is a stunning, open-plan viewing/seating area with 2 large leather sofas and leather bean bags. The patio doors open on to a viewing deck. This area is double height with exposed wooden beams.

Watch spectacular sunsets over the bay and surrounding hills and mountains. Glass balconies (both internal and external) give uninterrupted views over Loch Fyne and Baycroft Bay Moorings in the bay below. The Creggans Inn and the popular town of Inverary can both be seen clearly from the upper balcony.

Upstairs there are 3 huge bedrooms, all with en-suites and built in wardrobes.

Bedroom 1 - with a solid oak king bed is a beautiful double window aspect room with views across the garden, hills and loch. It has its own en-suite with bath and shower as well as a study area with desk.

Bedroom 2 - with double bed and oak furniture - has stunning views over the loch from 2 windows. Includes en-suite and desk area.

Bedroom 3 - with twin beds, has a feature window over the rear garden and open hillside/ woodland behind the house. Tiled en-suite with shower.

All upstairs bedrooms have a large wall mirror and full length mirror.

The games room can be used as a double bedroom with comfortable sofa bed. A sofa chair in the twin upstairs bedroom can sleep an extra child.

Ardfyne can accommodate up to 10 adults/children. The garden is a wonderful area to relax in and enjoy the views. There are many mature trees and spectacular displays of flowering shrubs. There are 2 large lawn areas and many stone chip paths to wander along from one area to the other. A small stream runs along one side of the garden. There are 2 patio areas to catch the early morning and evening sun.

A few minutes walk takes you down to a pebbled shore with a public pontoon and ramp from where you can look out over the bay with its moored yachts.

Further details indoors: The property has central heating. All heating and electricity included in the rental. HD 42 inch T.V. available in the lounge. Further details outdoors: There are 2 patio areas, one catching the morning sun, the other the evening sun. Picnic table provided. Parking for 4 cars. Gas B.B.Q. Ardfyne is superb for children. Games room with pool table and T.V. for games. A short walk takes you down to the pontoon from where you can fish or catch crabs and see starfish. A mooring for a boat is available.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 4: Double Bed
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 3 En suites


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

Ardfyne welcomes you and will give you the opportunity to relax away from the stresses and strains of our modern world. For your health and protection a fogging machine is now being used between lets. Sprays a fine spray of disinfectant to combat Covid 19. No problem with key collection. A lock-box (key safe) is placed for your convenience beside the kitchen door. 3 contact numbers in your travel/access details so we are always available. Laminated sheet of things to do in the area is available on arrival - all tried by ourselves. Please note that bed linen for the double sofa bed and sofa chair for a child are only left out if there are 9 or 10 guests, otherwise extra bed linen has to be requested in advance Garden maintenance any day




Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
Booking confirmed
50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 18:00 Check out: 09:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £200.00

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No smoking at this property

House rules

Quiet neighbourhood. Not suitable for stag or hen stays. Lead guest must be over 21.
Dog(s) should not be allowed in bedrooms or be allowed to climb up on furniture.
Pet fee £25
No dog fouling in the garden
Due to Covid 19, we ask that guests depart by 9am and arrive no earlier than 6pm. This is to allow for extra cleaning time.

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About the owner

David/isabella M.
Average reply time:
1 hour 53 minutes

Calendar updated:
21 May 2022

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English
This House has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 03 Jun 2013. Located in Cairndow, it has 74 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1140 to £2863.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 May 2022.
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74 reviews
Very Good
Evelyn F
Airdrie, United Kingdom

Excellent house for friends or family to socialise
Nov 2021

Lovely house with amazing views day or night and is very clean and well equipped. This house lends itself to socialising for friends and family. Lovely food at nearby inn and amazing scones and coffee… More 

Reviewed 27 Nov 2021

Owner's reply:
Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay despite the weather. The views are ever changing at Ardfyne. Thank you for highlighting that the house works well for friends and family to get together. Would love to welcome you back.

Aug 2021

This is a really lovely , light and airy house which is both comfortable and practical for a an extended family. Well equipped and very well situated for enjoying walking , sailing , fishing and explo… More 

Reviewed 14 Sep 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your lovely review and for highlighting that the pontoon can be seen from the balcony of the house. Sunsets at Ardfyne can be stunning.
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Stunning property,very homely and spotless.
Sep 2021

This is an amazing property with bags of space located in Strachur. Extremely tastefully decorated with amazing views over loch Fyne. Great sized enclosed garden We felt extremely comfortable staying… More 

Reviewed 8 Sep 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your excellent review. Also thank you for highlighting the extra measures which include fogging that are being taken to mitigate risks from Covid 19.
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Wonderful house, amazing location
Jun 2021

We had a fantastic fortnight at Ardfyne (5 adults, 3 generations + 2 dogs). Ella was really helpful before/during/after. Very fast and helpful responses. The house was immaculate on our arrival. It … More 

Reviewed 4 Jul 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review, highlighting what Ardfyne and the surrounding area have to offer. It is lovely to hear from guests who have not only enjoyed the house but also explored this beautiful area on the west coast.
Larbert, United Kingdom

Stunning house in a stunning location
Jul 2020

Wow, what a fantastic week with the family in Ardfyne. Absolutely everything you could ask for in a self catered property and more. The added peace of mind of fog cleaning prior to arrival (due to cov… More 

Reviewed 11 Jul 2020

Owner's reply:
Would love to welcome you back. So pleased to hear that you had a relaxing break and thank you for highlighting the extra cleaning measures that are taking place.
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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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