Located a mere 5 minutes from the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park this spacious semi-detached holiday cottage is one of four dwellings created from a restored courtyard farm steading and is located within a quiet private estate. Woodland walks are available directly from the door and it is ideal for walkers and cyclists of all abilities with a magnificent diversity of scenery boasting dramatic peaks, waterfalls, hidden caves and mysterious, forest covered slopes. Providing a tranquil location to either relax and escape from the trials of everyday life, or a fantastic base from which to explore the spectacular scenery and history of the area. The deep glens and narrow sea lochs are typical of the West Coast and there you can find a huge selection of Scottish wildlife. Red deer, roe deer, buzzards and golden eagles to name but a few. The area is also full of history. Standing stones, burial cairns and rock carvings abound. The town of Dunoon is within easy reach and has a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. Take a steamer cruise and explore the hills and lochs of the Cowal Peninsula. An abundance of outdoor activities are on offer with sailing, sea fishing, windsurfing, fast speed RIB boat tours, quad bikes, clay shooting and more. Nearby, the magnificent woodland gardens at Benmore Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit. Shop and restaurant 1 mile, pub 2 miles.
Ground floor: Living room with French doors and wooden floor. Second living room. Kitchen. Utility room. Bathroom with toilet. 1 twin bedroom. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 3 double (two 5ft), one with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet, two with en-suite shower room with toilet, 1 twin.
Woodburner in second living room (initial fuel inc). Gas CH and gas inc (£35pw Oct-Mar). Elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. Gas hob. Elec oven. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. F/freezer. Large, enclosed garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Natural woodland. Ample parking. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. Easy walking access. NB: River in grounds (150m).
Customer Reviews of Ballochyle Cottage, Dunoon - Sleeps 10
1st comment: Though weather was cold/damp it did not detract from holiday - lots to do in surrounding area (without having to spend a great deal of money entertaining four young grandchildren). March 2012.
2nd comment: Stunning location, great layout for large families. Aug 2011.