Millside Cottage, Loch Awe, Nr Inveraray, Argyll
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Millside Cottage is set in a peaceful location with fabulous views of Loch Awe. The cottage is surrounded by a working farm stocked with Highland cattle and Blackface sheep.
Loch Awe is the longest freshwater loch in Britain (26 miles long) and is steeped in history from early man inhabiting the many visible crannogs to the time of Robert the Bruce and the infamous Campbells. Historic Inveraray is just 11 miles away where you can visit Inveraray Castle, the beautiful home and gardens of the Duke of Argyll. Also in Inveraray is the award winning Jail which is well worth a visit if you are staying at this country cottage.
The surrounding area is ideal for hillwalking with the Ben Cruachan mountain range as well as delightful woodland walks. Also within easy reach is some of Scotland's most
outstanding scenery: the western and central highlands. From Oban you can take a ferry to the islands of Mull, Iona and Colonsay or visit some of the many famous gardens Argyll has to offer.
Wildlife abounds with golden eagles, otters and deer and the bird-life is excellent too. This is an ideal place to stay for a fishing holiday too - the lochs and rivers are rich in trout and salmon. The romantic ruins of nearby Kilchurn Castle make a wonderful backdrop for a lazy picnic lunch or you can take a trip to the beautiful beaches and rocky coves of the west coast.
- Sleeps - 4
- Bedrooms - 2 (1 double, 1 twin)
- Bathrooms - 1 + separate WC
- Washing machine
- Open fire
- Electric heating
- Views over Loch Awe
- Garden with lawn and garden furniture
- Dogs welcome by prior arrangement
- Cot and high chair available
- Inveraray - 11 miles
- Glasgow Airport - 65 miles, Edinburgh Airport - 95 miles
- Dalmally station - 5 miles
- Pubs - 5 miles, 7 miles and 11 miles
- Loch Fyne Oyster Bar - 20 miles
- Variety of excellent restaurants in Oban
- Golf courses - 5 miles, 11 miles, 13 miles
- Fishing on the door step
- Boat hire - 3 miles, Boat trips
- Riding - 14 miles
- Inveraray Castle and Inveraray Jail
- Swimming pool, leisure complex, spa, steam and sauna available locally
- Oban - ferries to the Isles
Millside Cottage is situated in a peaceful location with fabulous views over Loch Awe. Outside, the garden has a lawn with garden furniture, a perfect place to sit with a drink and relax.
The cottage is built in a traditional style with the two bedrooms upstairs. One is a twin room, the other a double.
Downstairs you'll find a sitting room with an open fire, ideal to relax in front of at the end of the day. Also downstairs is a kitchen/dining room with plenty of space to prepare and enjoy food. The utility room has the washing machine and there is a family bathroom plus separate WC.
Millside Cottage can be reached either via Glasgow (A82), Loch Lomond, Inveraray where you turn right for Dalmally and proceed for a further 11 miles or via Stirling (A84), Callander, Dalmally, turning left 1 mile beyond Dalmally onto Inveraray road (A819) and proceed for further 4 miles. There are white railings on the west side of the main road, Millside Cottage is approx 50 from this entrance on the opposite side of the road.
You see the cottage set back from the road.
The price does not include heating but the first bag of coal for the open fire is included in the price.
Linen can be ordered at the time of booking at a cost of £5 per person.
Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. They must not be left unattended in the cottage nor allowed on the furniture. As there are both sheep and cattle nearby, dogs must be under strict control.
Cost and availability.
Millside Cottage is let out from Easter until the end of October.
Change over day is Saturday with check out by 10am and check in 3pm.
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Millside Cottage, Inistrynich, by Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1BQ