Ballochyle Cottage ref: 26273

Dunoon, Argyll, Argyll, Bute and Isles

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bedrooms
5
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Bathrooms
4
Bathrooms
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2
Pets allowed
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Located a mere 5 minutes from the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park this spacious semi-detached holiday cottage is one of four dwellings created from a restored courtyard farm steading and is located within a quiet private estate. Woodland walks are available directly from the door and it is ideal for walkers and cyclists of all abilities with a magnificent diversity of scenery boasting dramatic peaks, waterfalls, hidden caves and mysterious, forest covered slopes. Providing a tranquil location to either relax and escape from the trials of everyday life, or a fantastic base from which to explore the spectacular scenery and history of the area. The deep glens and narrow sea lochs are typical of the West Coast and there you can find a huge selection of Scottish wildlife. Red deer, roe deer, buzzards and golden eagles to name but a few. The area is also full of history. Standing stones, burial cairns and rock carvings abound. The town of Dunoon is within easy reach and has a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. Take a steamer cruise and explore the hills and lochs of the Cowal Peninsula. An abundance of outdoor activities are on offer with sailing, sea fishing, windsurfing, fast speed RIB boat tours, quad bikes, clay shooting and more. Nearby, the magnificent woodland gardens at Benmore Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit. Shop and restaurant 1 mile, pub 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room with French doors and wooden floor. Second living room. Kitchen. Utility room. Bathroom with toilet. 1 twin bedroom.

First floor

4 bedrooms: 3 double (two 5ft), one with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet, two with en-suite shower room with toilet, 1 twin.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Woodburner in second living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating and gas included (£35per week October-March). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Large, enclosed garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Natural woodland. Ample parking. Natural water supply from spring. Two pets welcome at £25pppw. NB: River in grounds (150m).
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About the local area

As you travel through Argyll, highland Scotland merges with the Scottish lowlands. In the north of the region is the bustling fishing port of Oban. Surrounded by the sweeping mountains of Lorn this is the ideal base from which to tour the Highlands to the north.

The Isle of Mull is only a short ferry trip away. Mull's capital, Tobermory, is instantly recognised by its famous brightly painted buildings. The island has a fascinating history being once home to the Chief of the Clan MacLean and site of the clan's ancient Duart Castle which has spectacular views from its battlements.

South along the coast are the unspoilt glens and bays of Mid-Argyll and Kintyre and the islands of Islay and Jura which are easily reached by ferry. Visit the whitwashed houses of Inveraray and the turreted Inveraray Castle, home to the Dukes of Argyll. Campbelltown in Kintyre was the scene of Viking repulsions at Saddell Abbey and has some lovely beaches nearby.

The captivating Isle of Bute lies at the heart of the Firth of Clyde, a place of tranquil relaxation with sheltered coves and sandy bays. Ideal for leisurely hiking and easy-going cycling on quiet back roads. Maybe take in the grandeur of Rothesay Castle or Mount Stuart - the House and gardens of the Marquess of Bute.

Things to do nearby

Kingarth Trekking Centre

Located a mere five minutes away from the beautiful Kilchattan Bay.

The Lochgoilhead Centre

Enjoy the great outdoors with Lochgoilhead's purpose built track.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - Rock Climbing

Lochgoilhead Centre has been providing climbing adventures for over thirty years.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - watersports

This centre is set amongst some of the most alluring west highland scenery and offers activity days and courses.

Cumbrae Voyages

Cumbrae Voyages takes visitors around the islands of lower Clyde, these stunning yet remote areas are home to a whole host of marine wildlife ready to explore.

Lunderston Bay

Ideal for coastal walks and picnic sites, Lunderston Bay is popular with tourists all year round.

Dalgarven Mill - Museum of Country Life and Costume

Take a step back into the past at the Dalgarven Mill, one of Scotland's tallest surviving grain mills.

Newark Castle

Sitting on the Firth of the Clyde, Newark Castle is remarkable not only for it's stunning architecture and interiors but for the fact it has stayed so extensively in tact for over 500 years.

Rothesay Golf Club

This famous course is perfect for those wishing to combine a challenging game with beautiful scenery.

Argyll Forest Park - The Glenbranter Forest Route

This demanding and rather muddy one hour circular trail is ideal for those wishing to discover more of Argyll Forest.

Vikingar!

A brilliant day for children and adults alike, Vikingar! takes you through the story of the Vikings in Scotland.

Sportscotland National Centre Cumbrae

Offering everything from powerboating to windsurfing and kayaking, the Sportscotland National Centre is surrounded by safe water making it perfect for many types of watersports whatever your level!

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