Clachandubh ref: 29692

Lochgilphead, Argyll, Bute and Isles

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This traditional stone cottage started life in the 1800s as three shepherds’ dwellings, and has been tastefully restored into one spacious cottage. It is situated by an old stone bridge over the Clachandubh Burn and has its own enclosed garden. This detached, single-storey cottage is located on Ederline Estate, a family-owned working hill farm, covering around 13000 acres of stunning, breathtaking scenery. The estate is made up of woodland, far reaching moors and 22 lochs, all with wild brown trout which guests are welcome to fish with a fly. On Loch Ederline, guests can fish for pike, perch and roach (all fishing is £10 per day). Wildlife in the area is legendary, with red and roe deer, pine martens, foxes and red squirrels often seen. There are also regular sightings of golden eagles and ospreys which nest on the estate. As a guest on the estate you are welcome to wander as far as you like and explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is rich in history and archaeological sites with the main concentration in the Kilmartin Glen only a short distance away. On the estate itself are two ancient chapels and a castle to be explored. Activities include cycling, kayaking and rowing (bikes and boats for hire), and in season stalking can be arranged. The numerous forest trails and Crinan Canal tow paths are ideal for walking and cycling, and pony trekking is available locally. Short ferry crossings to Mull, Islay, Gigha and Arran are easily made, or the Kintyre Peninsula offers white sandy beaches and some of the best golf courses in Scotland. Graded 4 Star by STB. Shop and pub 4 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room:
With open fire, Freesat TV, DVD player, iPod dock and wooden floor.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin on request) and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Travel cot and highchair on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 13,000-acre grounds (shared). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from spring and there is a burn in the grounds.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    4 miles
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Oban
  • Pub
    4 miles
  • Railway station distance
    30.0 miles
  • Lake
    500 yards (loch)

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

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.

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.

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!

The Lochgoilhead Centre

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

The Lochgoilhead Centre - watersports

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

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.

Vikingar!

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

Kingarth Trekking Centre

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

Lunderston Bay

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

The Lochgoilhead Centre - Rock Climbing

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

Rothesay Golf Club

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

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