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Lochead Cottage on Ellary Estate

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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Lochead Cottage is a 3 bedroom cottage situated at the head of the loch.
Downstairs there is a spacious double bedroom, a sitting room and a large dining kitchen. The is also a shower room, and porch area.
Upstairs there are two twin rooms and a full bathroom.
It has a large garden which is fenced in; ideal for dogs. There is a patio with barbecue and outdoor seating to enjoy the views from.

Ellary Estate lies between Lochs Sween & Caolisport. This is the scenery which has made the West Coast of Scotland famous. The shore consists of rocky outcrops with inlets and sandy beaches, islands and islets and just cries out to be explored. The structure of the rock forms a series of large or small glens and corries which lie in the same direction making walking the hills a shear delight. Many comment that the same fascination can be...
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Listing #HL6677217
About the Owner
Caitlin H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2010
Interaction with guests
There is somebody in the office (or available by phone) 24/7 in case of an emergency, and 9-5 for everything else. The payphone in the property will phone the office for free.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week whilst our Parents rented it for a fortnight. The cottage is in a beautiful location and there is an abundance of wildlife: otters, seals, birds (including sea eagles nearby), deer, badgers and beavers a few miles away. The view...More

Thank Richcymru
StephanieG4192, VR Owner at Lochead Cottage on Ellary Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry to hear that you weren't completely happy with your stay in Lochead Cottage. All the cottages are checked between guests and I can only apologise as we must have overlooked a couple of things. All bedding is regularly replaced, and we always use pillow...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My mum and I had a wonderful time here. Stunning, rugged and beautiful location. Spotlessly clean cottage, and when we had to contact the estate when I got my car stuck, the owners were fantastic with their help and kindness. Can't wait to come back...More

Thank Jet791841
StephanieG4192, VR Owner at Lochead Cottage on Ellary Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad to hear that you had a good time, and we look forward to seeing you again at Christmas!

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We were absolutely delighted at the location of this property as we were surrounded by peace, tranquility and an abundance wildlife. A nature lovers dream! The cottage was well equipped but sadly not the cleanest. The bedding provided (which we had to pay extra for)...More

Thank Jaq S
Management response:Responded 30 July 2018

Sorry to hear that you weren't completely happy with your stay in Lochead Cottage. All bedding is regularly replaced, and we always use pillow protectors etc - however we have got multiple spares of everything up at the office, so would have happily replaced everything...More

Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
The distance from Glasgow to Ellary is about 100 miles and it will take around two and a half hours. Although the journey can be accomplished faster than this, it is a beautiful drive and well worth the time. Take the M8 through Glasgow and cross the Clyde on the Erskine Bridge. This takes you straight on to the A82 wich at that point is a fast dual carriageway which takes you past the suburbs of Glasgow.
Immediately when you leave the dual carriageway you are suddenly in the Highlands. What were the promise of some mountains in the distance, are suddenly all around you. Look across the water at the steep steep sides of Ben Lomond, and soak up the views of Ben Lui, Ben Vorlich and many others. You are in the heart of 'Ben' country.
Getting around
There is no public transport here, so a car is necessary. We are not far from Tarbert (about 30 minutes), and the ferries to the islands. Similarly, Inverary is about 50 minutes away, and Oban just over an hour.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 160.0 km
Railway: Glasgow: 160.0 km
Ferry: Tarbert: 32.0 km
Leave Lochgilphead on the A83 in the direction of Campbeltown, turn right two miles after Ardrishaig onto the B8024 signposted Kilberry, turn right, about five miles later onto the unclassified road signposted to Ellary. The Bungalow is about 4 miles down this road, on the left hand side.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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