Woodhouse Cottage

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Sometimes, it all comes together - the sublimely comfortable, high specification house in the location to die for! Woodhouse at Minard on the shores of lovely Loch Fyne on Scotland's west coast surely fits this particularly demanding bill.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/8 Bedrooms: 4
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 3
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

A traditional, whitewashed, 250 year old stone cottage which has been completely renovated and refurbished, it stands in some 45 acres of its own grounds, surrounded by bluebell woods, through which sparkle the limpid waters of the loch. Gurgling burns tumble down on either side of the house (care required with young children).

The interior of the cottage is just as enticing as its external setting. The spacious kitchen/dining room has a Chinese slate floor and electric Aga, as well as a conventional electric cooker. With two comfortable sitting rooms there is a plenty of choice of where to relax.

The first is a comfortable L-shaped sitting room which has stripped pine floors and a large open fireplace which conjures up instant visions of cosy evenings in after busy days of walking, sailing or sightseeing. The second generously proportioned, double-height sitting room is very bright and airy. It takes full advantage of the stunning location with the almost full length gable-end windows providing a breathtaking view over the loch. The exposed oak beams add character to the room and the sizeable wood-burning stove ensures its warmth and comfort.

Also on the ground floor, in the sizable extension, is a modern bathroom with bath and shower, a delightful twin bedroom and a double bedroom with en suite shower.

Upstairs, in what is the original part of the property, is a further double bedroom, a twin bedroom and another bathroom with bath and shower. All in all, the space and flexibility offered by the cottage is the perfect match for an area of the west coast that really does offer something for everyone.

Map & Local

The village of Minard, where there is a shop/post office, is just 10 minutes walk along the shore. There is also the Brainport Heritage Trail, a two and a quarter mile woodland walk (where wildlife abounds) which passes close to the house.

The mixed woodland means that the area is particularly rich in a huge variety of birdlife. Bicycles can be hired at Ardrishaig (15 miles).

For more serious shopping than the village shop can provide, Inveraray (all facilities) with its castle, jail and wildlife park, is just 12 miles away to the north, or Lochgilphead, where there is a golf course, is 12 miles to the south.

From Tarbert (26 miles) there are sailings to Lochranza on Arran. The famous Crarae Gardens are just up the road. Also worth visiting is the Crinan Canal, through which boats pass out from the Firth of Clyde to the Atlantic and there are some excellent restaurants in the area. The largest town in the area is Oban (49 miles) the starting point of sailings to Mull and the islands.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Large sitting room with wood burning stove and TV/DVD.
Kitchen/dining room with electric Aga, built in electric hob, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave, etc.
Utility area with washing machine and tumble drier.
Double bedroom en suite shower room, WC and wash basin
2nd Sitting room with open-fire.
Twin bedroom.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin.

Upstairs

Double bedroom.
Twin bedroom.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Camp-bed
£10.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Wifi INCLUDED subject to provider. The first £30 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric panel heaters, wood burning stove and open fire (starter pack INCLUDED). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No Smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% - Christmas 2016 From 19/12/2016 to 27/12/2016
  • Save 10% - New Year! From 27/12/2016 to 03/01/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 8
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £595.00 £750.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £1,295.00 £1,295.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £595.00 £750.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £695.00 £850.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £595.00 £750.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £695.00 £850.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £950.00 £950.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £695.00 £850.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £950.00 £950.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £950.00 £950.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £950.00 £950.00
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £695.00 £850.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £950.00 £950.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £595.00 £750.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £1,295.00 £1,295.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Excellent
28-Oct-2016

Very well designed and a beautiful spot.

Good
01-Jul-2016

Would have given this cottage an excellent rating, if it was not for the fact that the 2 downstairs loo seats were not f...

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Excellent
01-Jul-2016

Great location and loved quirky touches

Excellent
19-Aug-2015

wow factor cottage , wonderful experience on the loch side with stunning views
and facilities. Lovely surrounding wo...

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Excellent
16-Jul-2015

We absolutely loved the cottage. It was so well equipped. Clearly a loved family home which made it homely for us too. T...

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