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Stronefield Cottage
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24 reviews
Stronefield Cottage
woodburning stove in lounge
View from the balcony
Decking and balcony looking out to sea
Dining room to decking
dining room through to kitchen
Main bedroom
twin bedroom
twin bedroom
twin bedroom
Sea view from kitchen
local seafood
utility room
double shower
Stronefield from the sea
view from upstairs bedroom
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Ardfern, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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Susan A
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great position, great house”
Reviewed 1 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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Can only really repeat others reviews.
This is a beautifully designed, well equipped and comfortable house, in a lovely elevated position, overlooking the village and the loch. Everything you might need is provided for self catering, but the Crafty Kitchen is a nice place to eat, if eating out - (take a bottle of wine). We were visiting relatives so didn't travel beyond the village.
Also good that pets are welcome - (but the house is very clean and there is no evidence of pets ever having stayed there).
Looking forward to staying again at Stronefield the next time we visit .

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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AMac48
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best view in Ardfern”
Reviewed 2 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Our 3rd time at Stronefield tells you all you need to know about our opinion of this place. Have been coming to Ardfern for 20 years by boat and car and love the place dearly. Once the boat was sold we needed a place on dry land. Having stayed in several local places, this is by far the best with views to die for from kitchen, upstairs lounge and bedroom. The outside belies the clever design of the place. Everything is modern and well equipped and Bob, the owner, is very relaxed and helpful. Good local amenities inc shop and pub and great walks. Weather was foul this week but hardly matters when you have a glass of malt, a log fire and a highland window to look out of. Roll on next year!

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JenSwan20...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Idyllic location, beautiful home and overall amazing holiday!”
Reviewed 18 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Despite having holidays on Scotland's west coast for a number of years, this is the first time we have been to Ardfern. Stronefield cottage is situated in the heart of this idyllic yachting village with fantastic views out to the water. The house itself was great, it has every amenity you could need, and goes above and beyond what the pictures show. A real highlight has to be the living room upstairs with a balcony and woodburning stove, perfect for relaxing in the evenings. In terms of the local area there is a pub/restaurant with great seafood dishes, the opportunity to go fishing and also enjoy one of the many walking routes. We will certainly look to go back, and highly recommend this place for anyone who wants a relaxing break.

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Liked best: fantastic location with wonderful local food
Liked least: length of stay, 4 days was'nt enough
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
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George L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful house beautifully located”
Reviewed 7 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

This is a lovely house - the design, the location, the way it's fitted out and equipped, the feel of it. There are some very nice touches as well - for example, they provide different weight duvets in each bedroom. The living area is upstairs with a balcony which means it has a great view over the village and the loch. Outstanding.

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Liked best: The house itself & the view
Liked least: The local eating places
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Kirsten T
Fynshav, Denmark
1 review
“Mackerel, sea trout and lobsters - already fixed dates to come back next year!”
Reviewed 20 November 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We – two Danish families - spent a week in Stronefield Cottage in September. We went on beautiful hikes, saw golden eagles, seals and basking whales. We smoked the fish we caught and cooked lobsters we bought fresh from the local supplier in the village. And we visited the lovely local restaurants, bars and shops. All in all, this was probably the best holiday we have ever had together. The countryside is spectacular (for comparison Denmark is flat like a fluffy omelet), the view from the balcony to the sea loch and the mountains is fantastic (with or without a whisky in hand). The house is smart, roomy and very well equipped. In the evenings we lit the wood burning stove and made plans. Very helpful and efficient owner. We have already fixed the dates to come back next year!

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Liked best: The location is fantastic
Travelling group: Friends
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