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Fyne View Cottage

Near Strachur, Loch Fyne

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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
Licence No: AR00088F
  • 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.

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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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD (satellite) with Google Chromecast, micro hi-fi system with CD/Bluetooth/NFC
Kitchen/dining room with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, etc
Utility room with washing machine, WC and wash basin.

Upstairs

Double bedroom (king-size)
Twin bedroom
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00
Towels (per person)
£8.00

Services

Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric underfloor heating downstairs, electric panel heaters upstairs and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). Unlimited WiFi is INCLUDED (speed approximately 20MB download and 5MB upload). 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.

Please note: The total number of people in the property must not exceed the max sleeps (including infants) stipulated in the property description as per licensing.

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
2024
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).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £895.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £950.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £725.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £625.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £725.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £525.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £895.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £950.00
06 Jan 2025 - 30 Jan 2025 £525.00
31 Jan 2025 - 03 Apr 2025 £625.00
04 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025 £725.00
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06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 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

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20-May-2024

We thought it was one of the best properties we have ever stayed, the view took our breath away. Facilities were excelle...

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09-May-2024

Fyne View is a very well prepared and equipped holiday home, clean, comfortable and homely. Just a lovely place to be in...

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11-Apr-2024

First time we had ventured to the west coast of Scotland and the cottage and location did not disappoint. The cottage w...

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08-Sep-2023

Very good accomodation and facilities. The kitchen is well equipped and the whole house is spacious.

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18-Jun-2023

So good, we are returning in a few months!

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