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Cottage by the Shore

Strachur, Loch Fyne, Argyll

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Cottage by the Shore is a charming 250 year old cottage that sits on the edge of Strachur, right on the shore of beautiful Loch Fyne in Argyll with an absolutely stunning loch vista that literally takes one’s breath away.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

This traditional cottage has been lovingly refurbished and attractively furnished throughout and is cleverly laid out so that both the sitting room and double bedroom have wonderful outlooks over the loch.

The cosy sitting room has a wood-burning stove at its heart, with comfy seating to curl up on around it whilst enjoying the west-facing views of the sun setting over the water outside. In the very well-equipped kitchen there is a lovely range cooker, traditional Belfast sink and bistro table for informal dining.

The cottage is all on one level with a spacious and beautifully presented double bedroom and a neat single bedroom. In the bathroom there is the choice of a free-standing, rolltop bath to soak in or a separate walk-in shower.

Outside parking is right by the house and the sloping grassed garden to the rear of the house has seating set up for enjoying the gorgeous expansive view across the loch to Inveraray and the mountains beyond. At the front of the house is a cute little seating area looking out over the sparkling waters and to the side is a raised deck with quirky whisky barrel seating.

Map & Local

Many hours can be happily wiled away admiring the loch with the boats bobbing in the distance and the light playing on the water, but there is also much to do in this area of outstanding natural beauty.

There is plenty of wildlife to keep an eye out for with diving gannets, eider ducks, dolphins and even basking sharks often being spotted. Scuba diving is available in Loch Fyne and boat trips run out so you can explore it further, or even head out to the further flung islands of Islay and Jura.

The cottage is on the edge of the Argyll Forest Park and there is good walking in the woods and hills round about. Strachur is in easy walking distance and has a bar and restaurant, a little shop and café and a petrol station.

The widely acclaimed Inver Restaurant is just a 10 minute drive away at Strachlachan. Heading south towards Dunoon are the Benmore Botanic Gardens and magical Puck's Glen that are both well worth a visit. Dunoon (19 miles) has plenty of shops, supermarkets and a leisure centre.

A ferry service runs from Colintraive (21 miles) across to the Isle of Bute, where you can take in the resort of Rothesay and the magnificent house and gardens of Mount Stuart. The crossing only takes 5 minutes, in fact, many years ago cattle used to be swum from the island over to the mainland!

Local Events and Attractions


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.



Single Storey

Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV
Kitchen/dining area with electric range cooker, separate electric oven and 2 ring hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, microwave etc
Double bedroom with TV/DVD
Single bedroom
Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and wash basin
WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric central heating, electric panel heaters and wood-burning stove (INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at an additional charge (2 medium dogs, 2 small dogs or 2 cats). If you wish to bring an other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. 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

Booked Available

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 3
23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 £895.00
27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022 £695.00
17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022 £595.00
08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022 £695.00
29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £495.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £795.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £795.00
06 Jan 2023 - 03 Feb 2023 POA
04 Feb 2023 - 31 Mar 2023 POA
01 Apr 2023 - 21 Apr 2023 POA
22 Apr 2023 - 05 May 2023 POA
06 May 2023 - 26 May 2023 POA
27 May 2023 - 02 Jun 2023 POA
03 Jun 2023 - 23 Jun 2023 POA
24 Jun 2023 - 21 Jul 2023 POA
22 Jul 2023 - 25 Aug 2023 POA
26 Aug 2023 - 15 Sep 2023 POA
16 Sep 2023 - 06 Oct 2023 POA
07 Oct 2023 - 27 Oct 2023 POA
28 Oct 2023 - 17 Dec 2023 POA
18 Dec 2023 - 27 Dec 2023 POA
28 Dec 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 POA
06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 POA
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 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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Lovely cottage in a great location. It had everything that you could need, very comfy and cosy.
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Clean, tidy, well equipped


Well appointed, very clean and comfortable cottage in an excellent location.


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