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Mrs Rowan's Cottage, nr Kilmartin - Sleeps 2-4

This charming holiday cottage, set in a small highland estate of 900 acres, is just 1 mile from the village of Ford. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.

Set in a small highland estate. This charming, detached holiday cottage, set in 20 acres of gardens and wooded grounds, part of a small highland estate of 900 acres, and just 1 mile from the village of Ford.

Ford is situated at the south western end of Loch Awe - renowned for its fishing. Nearby is Kilmartin, in the heart of Kilmartin Glen, famous for its historical and archaeological sites with standing stones, castles and ancient cairns. The award-winning Kilmartin Museum is well worth a visit, and other attractions include the local beaver rescue centre, bird watching, walking and cycling. Day trips to various islands can be organised from nearby Oban or Tarbert. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles..


All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed. Dining room/ kitchen. 1 double bedroom (zip and link, can be twin). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.


  • Open fire in living room included.
  • Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included.
  • Cot.
  • Satellite TV.
  • DVD.
  • Electric cooker.
  • Microwave.
  • Washing machine.
  • Use of freezer.
  • Wi-fi.
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture.
  • Parking (2 cars).
  • NB: Stream on estate grounds.
  • Stabling for one horse available on request depending on availability.

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Customer Reviews of Mrs Rowan's Cottage, nr Kilmartin - Sleeps 2-4

2nd comment: Mrs Rowan’s cottage is situated in an estate of 3 other let properties but placed so that you feel as though you are alone on the mountain. It is a working estate with sheep, chickens and a goat, what I would call superb. This was our 15th visit and we will be there again in October. Enjoy. April 2012.

3rd comment: Worth a visit to Tayvallich and Crinnan canal. So peaceful even with the menargie of animals close by which included sheep, chickens, ducks, a goat, horses and three lovely border collies! Phil very helpful and chatty. No charge for our two dogs. A very nice and peaceful part of the world with lovely scenery. March 2012.

4th comment: Rowan cottage is ideal for two people but there is a bed settee in the lounge. The cottage is warm and inviting, there is a log fire if you want one with logs etc to hand. We have been 15 times now and love it. There is a landline phone as mobiles do not work, with a trusting box for you to put money in and Phil is always to hand if you need help. Sept 2011.

5th comment: If you want tranquility and peace this is the place for you. The caretaker is very friendly and helpful. We would most certainly return. May 2011.

6th comment: Mrs Rowan’s cottage is ideal for a couple on their own. It is home from home, everything you will need including a land line phone as mobiles dont work, you are simply asked to put money in a box if you use it. All mod cons plus a log fire if you want one. I have just made my 13th visit to the cottage, it is ideal for walks, the mountains and lochs. March 2011.

7th comment: Quiet, secluded, pretty. Dec 2010.

8th comment: The cottage is set on a mountainside away from the road, ideal for people with dogs. The estate manager is on hand should you need anything and the accommodation has a phone which is brilliant as mobiles do not work in this area. Excellent cottage, this is my 12th visit. Booked twice for next year as well. Sept 2010.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: W8294
  • HMG Ref: 2695
  • Property Type: Detached Cottage
  • Number of Bedrooms: 1
  • Sleeps Suit: 2 | 4
  • Features: Open Fire
  • Facilities: TV, Wifi, Washing Machine
  • Location Features: Rural
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 2
  • Nearby Castle

    • Carnasserie Castle

      Tower house near Kilmartin in Argyll. Now ruined but with interesting renaissance details remaining and excellent position. Open in summer. Unmanned.

    • Kilmartin Castle

      Somewhat ruined 16th century Z-plan tower house just to the north of the village of Kilmartin. Probably built by Neil Campbell, Rector of Kilmartin 1574-1627 and later Bishop of Argyll and then was later owned by the Campbells before falling into ruin.

    • Poltalloch House

      Ruined house built in Victorian era that must have been fabulous judging by old photographs...

    • Duntrune Castle

      The oldest continuously occupied castle in Scotland. Now occupied by the chieftain of Clan Malcolm

    Places to Visit

    • Kilmartin Cross

      Often ignored by visitors focusing on the stones in the churchyard, these crosses inside the church should not be missed either. The older dates before 10th century.

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