Fyne View Cottage

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Fyne View 'does exactly what it says on the tin', with its spectacular situation in a little cluster of houses right on the shore of Loch Fyne.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

About four miles south of Strachur and within an hour's drive of Glasgow, there are wonderful views across the loch to the hills of Knapdale, south of Inveraray on the other side.

This semi-detached cottage, once a near derelict shell belonging to the present owner's grandfather, has been spectacularly renovated to provide a light, bright and modern holiday home.

Quite apart from space, comfort and lots of glass through which to appreciate the loch views, the cottage also has many interesting, original and also extremely practical features. The sitting room, with its raised wood-burning stove, is cosiness itself. There are some really attractive little corners, the raised shelving along the wall in the sitting room forms a handy repository for books, magazines and other assorted items.

The dining kitchen is state-of-the-art with all the appliances and equipment you could need and the spacious open plan dining area has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the loch. There is also a handy utility room.

Upstairs, there are two most attractive bedrooms, a double and a twin, both with coombed ceilings. The flue for the wood-burning stove goes up through the double bedroom, keeping it toasty and warm. A modern shower room completes the accommodation.

Outside, the grass garden goes right on to the shore and there is furniture for lazy days and evenings relaxing and looking out across the water. The single track access road to 'the hidden village' finishes at the pontoon just beyond the cottage so there is very little in the way of passing traffic. The pontoon has recently been upgraded and can be accessed from the shore - it is ideal to fish from and is used for securing small dinghies and fishing boats.

Map & Local

The nearest town for major supermarket shopping is at Dunoon (22 miles), but for immediate needs Strachur (4 miles) has an excellent general store with an equally excellent café attached.

The famous Creggans Inn is just half a mile or so further up the road from there, or heading south to Dunoon the Coylet Inn on Loch Eck is also well known. Obviously, while you are in the area you will want to sample the produce of the world famous Loch Fyne Oyster Bar at Cairndow (14 miles) at the head of the loch. Inver Cottage Restaurant (2 miles) is also nearby for lunch or dinner. While there why not enjoy a pleasant walk along the constructed path to the ruins of Castle Lachlan and soak up the view of the Island of Arran?

You could walk off lunch at the Ardkinglas Gardens near Cairndow and garden enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice here. Towards Dunoon, there are the Benmore Botanic Gardens, while on the other side of the loch, beyond Inveraray, you will find the famous Crarae Gardens that are owned by the National Trust. For something more rustic, right opposite Benmore, take a stroll up the evocatively named Puck's Glen. The shady path follows a tumbling stream and you really can believe that at any moment you might catch a glimpse of the mischievous sprite.

For a rainy day, Inveraray (24 miles), with its castle and jail, is always a good bet. Or you could drive up to Loch Awe and visit the Cruachan Power Station (40 miles) built right inside the mountain Ben Cruachan. Then on, perhaps, to Oban and the seaside - it is all perfectly feasible for a day trip.

For something more energetic, there is excellent hill walking nearby, while those who enjoy sailing and riding will also find their needs well catered for in the area.

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

Sitting room with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD (satellite), CD player and ipod dock.
Kitchen/dining room with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, etc.
Utility room with washing-machine, WC and basin.

Upstairs

Double bed room with king sized bed.
Twin bedroom.
Room with shower, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£15.00
Towels (per person)
£5.00

Services

Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric underfloor heating downstairs and electric panel heaters upstairs and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. 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: Fri

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).

  • Save 10% Short Break 16 (CX3)* From 26/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
  • Save 15% w/c 07 Oct 16 From 07/10/2016 to 13/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 30 Sept 16 From 30/09/2016 to 06/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 14/10/2016 to 20/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 21/10/2016 to 27/10/2016

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
16 Sep 2016 - 13 Oct 2016 £465.00
14 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016 £565.00
28 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £395.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £655.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £655.00
05 Jan 2017 - 09 Feb 2017 £395.00
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017 £480.00
17 Feb 2017 - 02 Mar 2017 £395.00
03 Mar 2017 - 06 Apr 2017 £480.00
07 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017 £580.00
21 Apr 2017 - 04 May 2017 £480.00
05 May 2017 - 25 May 2017 £580.00
26 May 2017 - 01 Jun 2017 £670.00
02 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017 £580.00
30 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 £670.00
01 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017 £580.00
15 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017 £480.00
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017 £580.00
27 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £395.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £670.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £370.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 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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Good
31-Jul-2016

We were disappointed with the cleanliness of the cottage. The bathroom floor was not clean, there were crumbs on the ki...

Our response:

Thanks for your comments. The owner was surprised by them as the cottage is thoroughly cleaned prior to each booking. He...

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Excellent
29-Jul-2016

Absolutely loved this cottage has everything you needed and was very clean lovely area it was set in and the view was f...

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Excellent
01-Jul-2016

Excellent cottage in a beautiful peaceful setting, it was very clean and central for visiting the area. Just what we hop...

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Excellent
18-Jun-2016

First rate. In a great position on the side of the loch. Cottage was immaculate with all the facilities needed.

Excellent
29-Apr-2016

Gorgeous cottage and location.

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