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23 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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gtgmcg
London
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Short but lovely stay”
Reviewed 5 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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We stayed here with my mum& dad for a family wedding for 3 nights last weekend.

The owner Bob is very accommodating and everything was as he said it would be.

The cottage is absolutely lovely. It's pristine in terms of the cleanliness & the quality of the furniture & decor. The kitchen is very well equipped with anything you could need. TV has Sky though I'm pleased to say we didn't watch a lot.

On arrival there was milk. A bottle of wine & a loaf of lovely bread from a local baker.

The house is bright & airy with a huge kitchen diner & an upstairs sitting room. The sitting room has amazing views & a balcony to sit & enjoy them on.

The cottage has a good sized garden & downstairs there is a large patio area which looks out across the view too. We were lucky to have fabulous weather but the patio is partially covered & I would have been happy sitting out there in the rain.

We took our dog with us & he & I spent long happy hours there in the sun.

The only thing to watch is it's quite an uphill walk from the village & my mum struggled a bit. So just be mindful if you are travelling with someone elderly or with mobility issues.

We loved it & just wished we had been there longer. We are already planning to go back with friends.

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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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5 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
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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