Rhumhor Holiday Lodge
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Rhumhor Holiday Lodge is in a wonderfully tranquil location on the shores of Loch Goil admidst breathtaking scenery. The house is set in beautiful grounds and there are stunning views of the loch and mountains from both inside and outside this spacious house. Loch Goil is a very special place, offering a real taste of the Highlands while being just over an hour from Glasgow.
Walkers are spoilt for choice with a variety of walks available through the Argyll Forest Park and the Cormonachan Woodlands. Here you can see red squirrels and deer, and as you walk along the loch you may even spot seals or sea otters. The area is also a haven for photographers and artists who want to capture the amazing scenery and wildlife of the area.
The Drimsynie Estate is a short distance by car from the Lodge and is a purpose built leisure village. It hosts a huge range of activities including an outdoor and indoor children's play area, ice skating, bowls, snooker, amusements, 9 hole loch side golf course, fishing, boat hire and marked walks. Here you will also find a small supermarket and a hotel which has a bar, lounge and restaurant. Rhumhor is in the pretty village of Lochgoilhead at the head of the loch, which has two pubs/restaurants and a small post office. If you fancy a break from self-catering you have a good choice of places to eat close-by.
Loch Goil is the ideal base to explore the Western Highlands and Argyll. You can visit Inveraray where you will find the fairytale castle, the historic Inveraray Jail and Argyll Wildlife Park. Oban (the gateway to the Isles), the pretty fishing harbours of Crinan and Tarbert, the famous Loch Lomond or the magnificent Glen Coe are all within easy distance for a day out.
- Sleeps - up to 11 plus infant
- Bedrooms - 5 (1 double on ground floor, 1 double/family, 1 double, 1 twin/family, 1 single on first floor)
- Bathrooms - 2
- Induction hob and large oven
- Two fridges and a freezer
- Combination microwave oven
- 42 inch TV with Freeview, DVD, Wii games console
- iPod docking station
- Free WiFi
- Two wood burning stoves
- Games room with 8ft pool table
- Cot and high chair available
- Private garden, decking and BBQ area
- Garden furniture
- Plenty of car parking space
- Pets welcome
- Off-peak short breaks
- Lochgoilhead - 5 miles
- Glasgow International Airport - 50 miles
- Arrochar and Tarbet Rail Station - 18 miles
- 3 pubs/restaurants - between 4 and 5 miles
- Loch Fyne Oyster Bar - 15 miles
- Lochgoilhead Golf Course - 2 miles
- Walking - numerous walks starting from doorstep
- Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre - canoeing, kayaking, archery and abseiling - 3 miles
- Boat hire - 2 miles
- Indoor swimming pool and spa - 4 miles
- Ardkinglas Woodland Gardens - 14 miles
- Loch Fyne Ales - 18 miles
- Inveraray Castle and Jail - 24 miles
- Oban (ferries to the Isles) - 60 miles
- Bowling, ice skating - 4 miles
Rhumhor Holiday Lodge was built in the 1890s and is a beautiful lochside Victorian home with stunning views. It is a house full of character that has been beautifully renovated with modern bathrooms, kitchen, high quality fixtures, new double glazing throughout and stylish furniture.
Accommodation is as follows:
A classical drawing room with comfortable sofas, an ornate fireplace with a log burner and a bay window offering beautiful views of the garden and loch. An elegant dining room with large table for everyone to dine together. The dining room also has a log burner and wonderful loch views. Very large family room with 8ft pool table, 42 inch TV and seating for everyone. Half landing reading area with picture windows over the mountains.
Downstairs double bedroom opposite shower room. Loch and garden views.
First floor double with turret window providing spectacular vistas over the loch and mountains. Cot available.
First floor double overlooking the loch. Optional extra single bed to make family room.
First floor twin overlooking the loch. Optional extra singe bed to make family room.
First floor single with its own turret window and mountain view.
Ground floor shower room with easy access shower cubicle, wc and basin. Two hairdryers.
First floor bathroom with full bath, shower over bath, wc and basin.
French doors in the family room lead to the large garden with decking and picnic tables with views of the loch. Here you can find many sea creatures, sea birds and you may see one of the members from the local seal colony. There is a double entrance driveway with plenty parking for guests.
Rhumhor Holiday Lodge is just over an hour from the Erskine Bridge, Glasgow Airport the M8 and Glasgow.
From Glasgow, take the A82 following the side of Loch Lomond, to Tarbet. Then follow the A83, through Arrochar to the 'Rest and be Thankful'. Turn left toward Lochgoilhead and follow the road down to a give way sign. Turn left and follow the road for several miles until you come to a junction just before a bridge. Turn right here following signs for Carrick Castle. Follow the road for about 5 miles until you reach the village of Carrick Castle.
Rhumhor Holiday Lodge is situated approximately 1/2 a mile into the village. The drive entrance is on the right after the flat bridge and the sign for Rhumhor Holiday Lodge. Parking is allocated at the right side of the house opposite to the garage.
Electricity, hot water and central heating are all included in the rental price.
Bed linen and towels are provided.
Cost and availability:
Rhumhor Holiday Lodge is available for rent throughout the year.
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Rhumhor Holiday Lodge, Carrick Castle, Loch Goil, Argyll and Bute PA24 8AF Scotland