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Cottage exterior
Beautifully restored cottage
Kitchen
Lounge room
Lounge room
Lounge room
Kitchen
Upstairs Double bedroom one
Upstairs Double bedroom one
Upstairs Double bedroom two
Upstairs Double bedroom two
Lovely furnishings and ornaments throughout
Downstairs bathroom
Games and toy room for children
Games and toy room
Beautiful treasures
Springburn Cottage
Garden area with outdoor furniture
Lovely gardens
Beautiful garden setting
Beautiful treasures
Nearby loch views
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Strachur, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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Joanna_Ne...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Definitely a place to go back to again and again and again :)”
Reviewed 14 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We had an amazing time during our stay. Mrs Neville was an amazing, lovely hostess, making sure we were set up alright and giving us some tips on attractions and good places to eat in the area. The lovingly decorated cottage is set in a great location for exploring the islands off the West coast - famous for their distilleries - and the Mull of Kintyre, as well as Oban and Glasgow. The scenery is breathtaking and there are many hiking trails and castles to explore around Strachur and Loch Lomond. As we were out and about almost all day we only wish we'd been able to spend more time at the cottage, in the garden and by the loch. We definitely want to come back to Springburn for a longer stay. Thank you again for a lovely experience,
Joanna

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Liked best: The location and the interior design
Liked least: There's nothing not to like
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Dunckleys
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“3 days of Enjoyment”
Reviewed 13 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Booked this lovely place on a last minute break, but so very glad we did. It is hard to find as the postcode area is very wide so aim for Strachur.
Great location, very quiet, fantastic walks and scenery we even saw a seal in the loch! Perfect for touring around the area only wish we had more time.
The cottage is great but could do with a little TLC now as could the plants around the cottage as the windows are getting overgrown.
It's amazing to find such a cottage that is so cozy and quiet. No 1st world issues of WiFi or cable TV to worry about, just relax and enjoy it. The local shop has WiFi if you really need to be connected.
Val was a great host, wine, chocolate and fresh fruit and flowers were left for us when we arrived. Lovely lady and really helpful.
We'll be back again no doubt.

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Liked best: Location, comfort, privacy
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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merrilyn...
Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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“Pretty little cottage for the quintessential Scottish countryside experience”
Reviewed 20 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Springburn Cottage is a beautiful little bluestone cottage on the banks of Loch Fyne and close to Argyll Forest. The host Val is a delightful helpful lady who made sure we were comfortable. We were welcomed with wine, chocolates and fresh flowers. The cottage is furnished in Laura Ashley style (albeit a little tired) and has everything you could wish for. Probably not suitable for those with mobility issues as there is only a bath tub and it is a steep climb to the bedrooms. We found we were ideally close to Inverary, the Mull of Kintyre, and other sites in Argyll. A lovely so stay that was peaceful, and restorative.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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JJPnl
Goes, The Netherlands
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Nothing more to wish for!”
Reviewed 14 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We had a fabulous stay at Springburn Cottage. Our host Mrs. Neville was so nice and friendly and she gave us so much information about things to do in the surrounding area. The cottage was perfect, everything we needed was there. Unfortunately the wheather made it impossible to enjoy the great garden (and the ropeswing), we would have liked to sit, eat and play outside. Perhaps another time, we hope to stay again in Springburn Cottage in the future!

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Liked best: The location of the cottage. The owner was close by when we needed her, but we did have a lot of privacy as well.
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
20 Aug 2014
Thank you very much for your kind remarks. We look forward to you visiting again soon. Spread the word. Iain ... Argyll Self Catering Holidays.
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MACKIES
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perferct place to drop out and completely relax!”
Reviewed 2 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

What a fantastic Easter Break we had at Springburn Cottage. The setting is beautiful with a lovely pebbled beach across the road from the cottage. The weather was fantastic so it made it all the more enjoyable. The cottage itself is lovely and Val the owner has thought of everything to make you feel right at home. The flowers, wine & chocolate was a lovely touch. The toy room is perfect for children as is the garden. The tree swing deserves a special mention, our son loved it. A place that I would definitely recommend to friends & family.

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Management Response
8 May 2014
Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It is so good to hear your family enjoyed your stay at Springburn Cottage. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Kind regards
Chrissie
Argyll Self Catering Holidays
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