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The picturesque coastal town of Lochgilphead, located in the heart of Argyll and Bute, occupies a lovely loch-side location and provides an excellent base for exploring this beautiful corner of the region.

Sitting on the shores of Loch Gilp, which itself sits at the head of the magnificent Loch Fyne, Lochgilphead is a town of great character. First built in the 18th century, Lochgilphead town centre has a fine array of shops, many of which are located within whitewashed stone buildings that typify the town. History lovers will find plenty to occupy themselves within the town and the surrounding area, including Carnassarie Castle. This impressive monument is just a short, 15 minute drive away and boasts some excellent views. Meanwhile, the Kilmartin Museum offers fascinating insights into the ancient history of this area of Scotland.

Approximately 25 miles from Lochgilphead lies one of the most must-see attractions in western Scotland; Inveraray Castle. The ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, this magnificent building on the shores of Loch Fyne is full of historic treasures and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. A secluded woodland walk is also nearby and visitors will find tearooms and an excellent gift shop, making Inveraray Castle a great day out for all the family.

If you would like to experience the friendly welcome and rich history of this delightful Scottish town, search for holiday cottages in Lochgilphead today.

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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Long Walk Cottage Ref: 24444

This delightful semi-detached holiday cottage in the heart of Kilmartin Glen provides an ideal base for touring this beautiful and unspoilt corner of Argyll. Kilmartin village, a 3 minute drive, is rich in archaeological and historical remains, with museums, castles and famous gardens nearby. Local activities include fishing, riding, sailing, cycling, walking or taking a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Crinan Canal. You can cruise to Mull, Iona and Staffa from bustling Oban, 30 miles north, or during the summer months catch the ferry from Tayvallich to Jura. Shop and pub 2 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Central heating (winter), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Freesat TV. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Large enclosed garden and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: There are 4 steps in garden.

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£257-£605
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Karibu Cottage Ref: S4639

Boasting a wonderful location overlooking one of the locks on the Crinan Canal, with great cycling and walking along the towpath, this very comfortable cottage makes an excellent holiday base. One of a row set in the peaceful hamlet of Cairnbaan, in a corner of Argyll famed for its stunning scenery, it lies just 3 miles from Lochgilphead. The rugged coastline affords endless opportunities to enjoy fishing and birdwatching or sample the delicious local seafood in one of the pretty villages nearby, and at Kilmartin Glen (8 miles) visitors will find standing stones, stone circles and castles – fascinating evidence of the 5000 year old Ancient Kingdom of the Scots. Lochgilphead offers a variety of shops and a pub serving food is 200 yards away.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors. Kitchen. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, one with zip and link bed (can be twin). Maximum sleeps 3.

NSH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Satellite TV (basic package). DVD. M/wave. W/machine. Wi-fi. Garden with patio and furniture. Parking. Hot tub. No smoking. No children under 16 years. Friday to Friday. NB: 2 steps down to patio, uneven path to hot tub.

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£321-£780
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Loch View Ref: CC523065
Loch View is a charming terraced property situated in the heart of the Argyllshire town of Lochgilphead. The accommodation is spread over three floors and has a private garden overlooking the loch. The master bedroom, on the top floor, is a stunning room with floor to ceiling French doors and windows looking seaward which leads out onto an external balcony with glass panelled balustrade. This room is wonderfully light and airy. There are also easy chairs and a sofa to relax in and enjoy the view. All bedrooms are beautifully coordinated with tasteful interior design. The lounge, on the ground floor, has patio doors leading out into the garden, a lovely wood burning stove and dining area. The kitchen is newly fitted and well equipped. Loch View is close to the essential amenities, only a minutes walk from the local shops, post office, hotels, pubs and restaurants.

Ground Floor: Property has electric heating and comprises:
Lounge/Diner: With wood burning stove, sofa bed (for + 2), 19" TV, DVD and radio/CD with feature stone wall and patio doors with view out to the sea and hills beyond
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine with view out over the sea.
Small Porch: Leading out into the rear garden
Wooden staircase (which slightly spiral - please take care!) leading to......

First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed and feature stone wall
Bedroom 2: With two single beds and view out to the sea.
Shower Room: With shower enclosure, WC and wash basin
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin
Wooden staircase (which slightly spiral - please take care!)
 

Second Floor: Bedroom 3: With king sized bed and two easy chairs, ipod docking station and stunning view with floor to ceiling window and external balcony overlooking the sea

All power, bed linen and towels included. First basket of wood supplied. Cot provided.Enclosed garden with low wall at shore front and garden furniture. On street parking for 2 cars.

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£350-£725
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
13
Bedrooms
7
Pets
3
Auchinellen House Ref: W8036

Overlooking Loch Ederline

Enjoying an elevated position with magnificent views and overlooking Loch Ederline, this detached Victorian house is ideal holiday accommodation for family holidays. This spacious and pleasantly furnished property is situated in 20 acres of gardens and wooded grounds and is part of a 900 acre estate. It is one mile from the village of Ford, at the south western end of Loch Awe in the Kilmartin Glen which is rich in historical and archaeological sites and has some excellent restaurants. Explore the ruins of Carnassarie Castle, or fish in Loch Awe. Oban is the ferry terminal for day trips to Mull, Coll and Tiree or travel south towards Lochgilphead. Stabling for one horse available on request depending on availability. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. Library. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: 7 bedrooms: 3 double, 3 twin (one can form double bed), 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in library included. Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Cot. High chair. DVD and small library. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Lawned garden with furniture. Ample parking. NB: Stream on estate ground.

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£429-£1489
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
The Coach House Ref: 30168


Set on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Ardrishaig on the shores of Loch Fyne, this semi-detached holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ elegant Victorian mansion and boasts wonderful views of the loch from the well-maintained gardens. It is in a superb location for exploring the Kintyre Peninsula with the Crinan Canal, Lochgilphead and the bustling harbour village of Tarbert close by. Take a day trip to the Mull of Kintyre or the islands of Arran, Gigha and Islay. Visit the 19th-century living jail at Inveraray or the magnificent castle, ancestral home to the Duke of Argyll. Kilmartin and the surrounding area have over 350 historic sites and are known as one of Scotland’s richest prehistoric landscapes. Some of the finest hill walking, fishing, mountain biking, golf, castles and gardens can be found nearby. Oban is about an hour’s drive north and Campbeltown is about an hour’s drive south. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 4 steps to 1 double wiith additional single, 1 further double, 1 single. Bathroom with toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. DVD. Stereo/CD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Large, shared, landscaped garden and woodland grounds with sitting-out area. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Stream, drop and 9 steps in garden and grounds. No animals allowed, including guide dogs due to allergies.

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£249-£711
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Tigh A Vullin Ref: S4628

With the shore and village pub, shops and restaurants only a stroll away, this peaceful cottage offers a great base for a relaxing break. A stream runs through its garden, which also boasts a games room and hot tub in a gazebo in the garden, whilst the village itself is a haven for sailing and water sports. Argyll’s craggy coastline of hidden beaches is a delight to explore. Visitors can enjoy fishing on-site (rainbow trout) or sample the local catch at nearby restaurants. Oban (24 miles) offers day trips to the islands of Mull, Kerrera and Coll, and sea safaris depart locally from the marina (pictured). Shops within walking distance, pub 200 yards.

All on ground floor: Living room/dining area/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Multi-fuel stove in living room (initial fuel inc). NSH, elec, convector heater by meter reading. Bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. Freeview TV. Video. DVD. Stereo/CD. M/wave. Washer/dyrer. D/washer. Freezer. Tel – incoming calls only. Garden with patio and furniture. BBQ. Wi-fi. Parking. Hot tub. Games room with table tennis, darts and table football. Fishing on-site. No smoking. NB Unfenced stream and pond.

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£356-£861
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Achabeg Ref: S4597

Sitting in the hamlet of Inverlussa, just 1 mile south of Achnamara, this spacious and very comfortable property’s contemporary design and a first floor living area with roof window makes the most of views over the hills and Loch Sween to the Isle of Jura. The loch is ideal for sailing and fishing and the pretty harbour village of Crinan (5 miles) is a lovely spot for watching boating activity. The canal tow path affords pleasant walking and cycling and there are many way-marked woodland walks in the area. Island day trips to Gigha, Arran and Jura and ferries to Mull from Oban are easily accessible, and Lochgilphead (8 miles) has a selection of shops and pubs.

Ground floor: Living/reading room. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room with French doors. Second living area with beams. Dining room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and toilet.

Woodburner in first floor living room (initial fuel inc). Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Satellite TV (basic package). DVD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Wi-fi. Tel–honesty box. Garden with terrace and furniture. Balcony. Private water supply. No smoking. No children under 6 years. Friday to Friday. NB: Drops in grounds.

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£326-£861
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Dunardry View Ref: 18329

Overlooking the Crinan Canal, this original holiday cottage will allow you to enjoy the many walks along the canal, and explore the varied rugged coastline and beaches. Crinan Ferry beach, 4 miles. Central for touring the Kintyre peninsula, Inverary Castle, 25 miles, harbour town of Tarbert, 16 miles. Historic Kilmartin Glen with Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments should not be missed. Outdoor activities of sailing, walking, fishing and riding are available. Shop 2 miles, pub 800 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with wooden floors. Kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating (underfloor in kitchen), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Satellite TV. Video and small library. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Small enclosed garden and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking. NB: The external steps to the property are uneven.

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£249-£605
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Kirnan Cottage Ref: 29258


Nestling in the heart of Kilmichael Glen, this detached holiday cottage makes an ideal base for exploring Argyll and the Kintyre Peninsula with its stunning scenery and rugged coastline. The area is surrounded by Neolithic and early Bronze Age monuments, ancient castles, standing stones and ruined forts. There is a choice of forest trails, offering excellent mountain biking, or the Crinan Canal towpath is ideal for easy walking and cycling. Other activities include river and loch fishing (Loch Awe 5 miles), riding or sailing, and there is an abundance of wildlife. Sail from Oban or Kennacraig to one of the Inner Isles, including Islay, Gigha and Mull. Explore the white sandy beaches by Campbeltown, art shops in Tarbert or visit the Old Jail House at Inveraray. Also golf course in nearby Lochgilphead. Visit Oban, 34 miles. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

Electric coal-effect fire in living room included. Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freesat TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. On road parking. Cycle store. Natural water supply from spring. No smoking.

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£347-£669
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Daisylea Ref: 25271

Situated beside the picturesque and historic Crinan Canal, this charming terraced house is in a perfect location to enjoy everything Argyll has to offer. Guests will find Daisylea welcoming, comfortable and delightfully decorated with work by local artists. Stunning beaches, woodland walks and National Nature Reserves within a short drive. Nearby are castles and historic Kilmartin Glen. Spectacular views of Dorus Mor (gaelic for Big Door), gateway to the islands, a 10 minute walk uphill. Very convenient for ferries to Islay, Jura, Gigha, Arran and Colonsay. Fishing, golf, horse riding, cycling, sea kayaking and boat trips to the famous Gulf of Corryvrecken. Free wi-fi. Shops 2 miles, pub and restaurant 600 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining area/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Partial Economy 7 central heating, electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freesat TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Payphone. Garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking.

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£259-£605
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Pets
3
Chapel Cottage Ref: SEEJ

Set within the charming, private estate of Kirnan House, in an AONB, these properties (SEEJ, SEEK and SGGI) offer ideal, peaceful holiday retreats. Surrounded by 605 acres of unspoilt woodland and 25 acres of garden, they are sympathetically renovated to the highest standard. Steeped in history, the estate was originally owned by the Dukes of Argyll and the gardens are recognised as the second finest on the west coast of Scotland. This is a haven for wildlife lovers, with red, sika and roe deer roaming freely, as well as pine martens, red squirrels and woodcock. Scottish wildcats are frequently seen in the glen and there are mating pairs of osprey on the River Add, with eagles regularly sighted. The woods contain the remains of an historic settlement, Kirnan Beg. Kirnan is an environmentally-friendly estate which aims to become self supporting, and can offer guests fresh eggs, vegetables, pork and lamb. Where possible, everything used on the estate is recycled. The estate is an ideal base for fishing, walking, stalking, shooting, cycling, sightseeing and horse riding. The owner’s RIB boat is available by separate arrangement and sea and loch fishing can be provided, as well as scenic tours of the coastline. Local attractions include excellent restaurants (especially seafood), museums, castles and the famous Crinan Canal. Under an hour from Oban, with day trips to the beautiful west coast islands, and closer ferries to Gigha and Jura. This is an important area historically, with the highest concentration of Neolithic monuments in Great Britain. Close to the famous Kilmartin Museum. Shops 4 miles, pub 2 miles.

Original chapel to the main house, now adjoining house. Three steps to entrance. Spacious living room with open fire, garden views. Large farmhouse-style kitchen with Esse range, electric cooker and dining table. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with original Victorian roll-top bath and separate shower cubicle. Separate toilet. First floor: Twin bedroom with two additional beds (for +2 children).

  • Full oil central heating included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • Esse range included
  • Drying room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Roadside parking outside property

  • Open fire - fuel included
  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Garden furniture
  • Shared use of 25-acre garden with furniture
  • Use of 630-acre estate
  • Two lochs
  • 4 miles private salmon/trout fishing
  • Stalking, catering and housekeeping by arrangement with owner
  • Loch and sea fishing by arrangement with owner
  • Ghillie available
  • Cycle hire available
  • Pets free of charge
  • No smoking
  • NB: Slopes, steps and unfenced pond in estate

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£282-£910
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
2

This holiday property is situated in a stunning, private, elevated position looking over Loch Awe and the ruins of Finchairn Castle. It has a square enclosed courtyard to the back of the property and a large garden to the front which is bordered by a dry stone wall with far reaching views across the loch. This detached, multi-storey farmhouse is located on Ederline Estate, a family-owned working hill farm, covering around 13000 acres of stunning scenery. The estate is made up of woodland, far reaching moors, 22 lochs; all with wild brown trout which guests are welcome to fish with a fly (£10 per day), and on Loch Ederline guests can fish for pike, perch and roach. Wildlife in the area is legendary, with red and roe deer, pine martens, foxes and red squirrels often seen. The famous Scottish wildcat and otter are also common but not seen as regularly. Golden eagle, osprey, peregrines, black and red throated divers and many other rare species all nest on the estate. The area is rich in history and archaeological sites, with the main concentration in the Kilmartin Glen only a short distance away. On the estate itself there are two ancient chapels and a castle to be explored. Activities include kayaking (£10 per half day, £15 per full day), local pony trekking, and in season, stalking can be arranged. The numerous forest trails and Crinan Canal tow paths are ideal for walking and cycling. Short ferry crossings to Islay, Gigha, Mull and Arran are easily made, or the Kintyre Peninsula offers white sandy beaches and some of the best golf courses in Scotland. There are an abundance of good restaurants in easy motoring distance of Ederline Estate which cater for all tastes with some excellent sea food. Shop and pub 5 miles.

Living room with wooden floor and wood-burning stove. Dining room with wood-burning stove. Kitchen with breakfast area. Utility. Games room with wood-burning stove. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with separate walk-in shower cubicle and toilet. Twin bedroom with zip & link bed, wooden floor and en-suite walk-in shower room with toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and wooden floor. Two twin bedrooms, each with zip & link beds; one with wooden floor. Bathroom with separate walk-in shower cubicle and toilet. Walk-in shower room with toilet.

  • Wood-burning stoves - initial fuel included, thereafter at cost
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot and high chair on request
  • Two freesat smart TVs
  • DVD
  • iPod dock
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • ¾-acre lawned front garden with furniture
  • Rear enclosed courtyard
  • Shared 13000-acre landscaped grounds
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • Natural water supply from spring
  • Welcome pack
  • Pets free of charge, to be kept on a lead - sheep country
  • No smoking
  • NB: Lochs, streams and burn in grounds

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£807-£1985
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