Dunoon, Argyll and Bute
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Woodend Cottage is set in breathtaking countryside in a quiet, secluded spot between the Argyll Forest Park and the banks of the Holy Loch. The town of Dunoon is only 10 mins away and Glasgow Airport just 70 mins drive. This delightful 18th century stone building has been fully renovated and refurbished with a beautiful finish. The cottage has 3 bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 adults, and a wonderful, spacious sitting room and kitchen/dining area.
The Cowal peninsula is blessed with a range of activities, events, sights and attractions. For the active there are a number of woodland, loch and hill walks within easy reach as well as fishing, mountain bike trails, golf, horse riding, sailing and quad biking to name a few. For more relaxing days within a short drive head to Benmore Botanic Gardens, Mount Stuart, the Kyles of Bute, Rothesay Castle or Loch Lomond not to mention the opportunity to reach many of the nearby peninsulas and islands. The Cowal Gathering, the world's largest highland games, Cowalfest and the Loch Fyne Food Festival are all well worth a visit if you are staying at the right time of year.
The breathtaking surroundings of the Cowal Peninsula, ease of travel from major airports, cosy, warm and comfortable interior and its proximity to local amenities and attractions make Woodend an ideal choice for a Scottish self catering cottage break.
- Sleeps - 6
- Bedrooms - 3 (1 kingsized double with ensuite, 1 double, 1 twin/double)
- Bathrooms - 2
- Washing machine with indoor and outdoor driers supplied
- Open log fire
- TV with Sky+, DVD player, CD player, radio
- Gargen with free standing 3 burner gas barbeque
- Large outdoor table with 6 cushioned chairs and midge machine on site
- High chair available
- Pets on request
- Dunoon - 7 miles
- Glasgow International Airport - c70 mins drive
- Glasgow Prestwick - c1h 40 mins drive
- Edinburgh - c2 hrs drive
- Gourock station 9 miles (then a ferry across the water to Dunoon 7 miles)
- Nearest pub/restaurant - The Cot 300m
- Golf – 4 courses within 10 miles (2 are on the mainland). Nearest course is 1 mile
- Sailing – 3 miles away at Holy Loch
- Fishing – in the river 10 metres away or at Loch Eck 5 miles
- Walking – 5 pathed and routed walks within 10 miles
- Cycling – Pathed mountain biking routes at Glenbranter 10 miles away
- Isle of Bute 20 miles (Rothesay castle, Mount Stuart)
The nearest pub/restaurant (The Cot House) is only 300m from the cottage. More can be found 1 mile away (the Pier) in Kilmun, 5 miles away (The Coylet Inn) on the banks of Loch Eck. A large choice of bars, pubs and restaurants can be found in Dunoon 7 miles away. Other ameneties and attractions include Benmore Botanic Gardens 3 miles, Loch Fyne Oyster Bar 20 miles, Inverary 30 miles, cinema 7 miles and swimming pool 7 miles.
The cottage is awaiting a disability review. It is all on one level with only some small steps inside the property.
Woodend Cottage sleeps up to six adults in three large comfortable double bedrooms. The original building, built in the 1880s, has been extended and modernized to the highest standard and now offers an excellent level of accommodation. The large and spacious living area is comfortable and has wood flooring throughout and open fire. The leather 3 seater sofa and leather armchair will welcome you after a long day holidaying and there is an extra two seater sofa by the fire, ideal for reading the papers.
The cottage has been fitted with a number of modern facilities including a wall-mounted 32' flat screen TV with Sky+, DVD player, CD player, radio and Wifi. It has a large and spacious kitchen/dining area with all modern appliances and equipment including; double electric oven with 4 induction hobs, separate fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, coffee maker, kettle and toaster.
Price includes all heating and the first scuttle of coal and basket of logs for the open fire. All bed linen and towels are provided. Pets are allowed but please contact the owners first.
The quickest way to Woodend Cottage from major airports and roads is to take the ferry from McInroy's point in Gourock across the water to Hunters Quay.
Follow the M8 from Glasgow towards Greenock. Join the A8 near Langbank when the M8 finishes and continue going straight on. Stay on the A8 through Port Glasgow. When you arrive in Greenock join the A770 towards Gourock. When you arrive in Gourock continue driving past the first ferry signs you see and follow signs to the Western Ferry's port at McInroy's Point. Ferries leave regularly (every 15-20 minutes during the day and normally run from about 7am to 10.30pm). For precise ferry times and more information please visit the Western Ferries website. You can't book to travel on the ferry, it is a first come first on basis.
When you arrive at Hunters Quay take a right out of the ferry port and follow the road around the coastline. You will arrive at a T junction shortly after you reach the Holy Loch Marina. Take a right here and follow the road as it runs alongside then around the top of the Holy Loch. You will pass a petrol station on your right and shortly after reach a turn on the right on to the A880 to Kilmun. Hollytrees Cottage is just 150m along this road on the left hand side.
For some sat nav users: Latitude 55.955, Longitude -4.932
Cost and availability.
This holiday cottage is rented out year round. Change over day is Friday; check in from 4pm, checkout at 10am. Some Monday changeovers in low and mid season.
Weekends (Fri-Mon), Midweek (Mon-Fri) taken during low and mid season.
There will be some discounts available for late availability but these cannot be guaranteed.
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Woodend Cottage, Shore Road, Kilmun, Argyll and Bute, PA23 8SE Scotland