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Lagarie Garden Cottage

Rhu, Near Helensburgh

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Lagarie Garden Cottage is a charming, traditional detached cottage within the Lagarie Estate in the conservation village of Rhu near Helensburgh on the north shore of the Firth of Clyde, just 26 miles from Glasgow.

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

The cottage was built in 1903 and was the former wash house to Lagarie House, hence the large central chimney. The current owner has sympathetically extended this character cottage to what is now double its original size. The large sitting room has plenty of comfortable seating and a wood burning stove in a traditional brick fireplace to keep it cosy. The French doors flood the room with light and lead through to a conservatory that also provides access to a pretty patio area.

Off the sitting room is a bright double bedroom with French doors out to the seating area in the garden and a handy utility room that leads through to a shower room with a walk-in shower and WC.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped with built-in appliances and there is a large separate, dining room with an open fire. The cosy play room gives children a place to themselves and off it is a twin bedroom with views out across the garden. The modern, tiled family bathroom has a bath and shower over.

A spiral staircase leads up to another seating area with a TV, so there is plenty of room for everyone to spread out. Off this are two double bedrooms, the first of which is light and airy with an incredibly spacious en suite bathroom with an indulgent corner bath. The other double room is cheerful and spacious and you can even see the sea from its large picture window.

Outside there is parking for up to three cars in the private drive, a small grassed area to the front and an enclosed garden tucked away behind the cottage.

Map & Local

A short stroll brings you to the quaint village of Rhu with its marina and moorings along with a post office, a village shop and a pub (The Rhu Inn). There is also a hotel restaurant just at the end of the road which has wonderful views out over the rocky shores of the Gare Loch.

Just 2 miles away is the seaside town of Helensburgh, named after the town’s founder’s wife, where there are supermarkets, a golf course and swimming pool, as well as an inviting promenade from which to sit and admire the wonderful sea views. There are also many excellent restaurants and cafes within the town centre.

Upper Helensburgh is home to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s famous Hill House that he was commissioned to design for Glasgow publisher Walter Blackie and his family back in the early 1900s. Now managed by the National Trust, it is open to the public and even has its own little tea room. Mackintosh’s work has been preserved and restored exquisitely and his instantly recognisable motifs are prominent throughout the entire décor of the house and in the beautiful sculptures in the gardens.

Loch Lomond (7 miles) is right in the heart of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park that covers over 720 square miles of lochs, rivers, mountains and rolling countryside. It is a popular hub for a range of water sports including canoeing, sailing and wind surfing and is also ideal for walking, cycling, horse riding and wildlife watching. There is even a water bus that runs across the loch to help people explore it more easily. There are two world renowned golf courses close to Helensburgh on the banks of Loch Lomond.

Just over 35 minutes by train (or 45 minutes by car) is the bustling cultural hub of Glasgow (26 miles) with a plethora of galleries, museums and theatre shows. It also has all the shops you could wish for and is a transport hub for the whole of the rest of the UK and Ireland, giving easy access by rail and by air, via its international airports.

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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.




Sitting room with wood burning stove and TV/DVD.
Dining room with open fire and larder fridge.
Kitchen with electric oven, grill and hob, slimline dishwasher, plate warmer, microwave, etc.
Twin Bedroom.
Snug with TV and french doors.
Double bedroom with french doors.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and wash basin.
Room with shower, WC and wash basin.
Utility room with washing machine, tumble drier, deep freeze and sink.


Double bedroom with en suite bathroom with corner bath, WC and wash basin.
Sitting room with TV.
Double bedroom.

What's included

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


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by gas central heating (first £25 INCLUDED with any additional payable by meter reading at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, no pets. No smoking.



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

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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).

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 8
19 Sep 2020 - 09 Oct 2020 £550.00 £650.00
10 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 £650.00 £750.00
31 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020 £495.00 £595.00
19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020 £895.00 £895.00
28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 £995.00 £995.00
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Feb 2021 £550.00 £650.00
06 Feb 2021 - 02 Apr 2021 £595.00 £695.00
03 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021 £750.00 £850.00
24 Apr 2021 - 07 May 2021 £650.00 £750.00
08 May 2021 - 21 May 2021 £750.00 £850.00
22 May 2021 - 04 Jun 2021 £995.00 £995.00
05 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021 £750.00 £850.00
26 Jun 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 £995.00 £995.00
28 Aug 2021 - 17 Sep 2021 £750.00 £850.00
18 Sep 2021 - 08 Oct 2021 £650.00 £750.00
09 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021 £750.00 £850.00
30 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021 £550.00 £650.00
18 Dec 2021 - 27 Dec 2021 £995.00 £995.00
28 Dec 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 £1,095.00 £1,095.00
06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 POA POA
06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 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.


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It was a well equipped ,clean,nicely decorated home. Lovely location , private but close to the town, loch and mountains...

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Lagarie Garden Cottage was the perfect base for my stay in the area. The cottage is well presented and very spacious, in...

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cottage was well situated, well equipped and very comfortable, will hopefully make a return visit.


Great cottage, brilliant location. Clean, tidy, well equipped. Large enough for the whole family.


Well appointed and comfortable cottage. Plenty of space both indoors and out. Great location.

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