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Springburn Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Strachur, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Built in 1898, Springburn Cottage is full of character and history – George Bernard Shaw stayed here. Situated in the Highland village of Strachur on the banks of Loch Fyne in Argyll, it’s been lovingly restored and is full of country charm.

The living room has a fireplace and wooden floor and the kitchen/dining area has a beamed ceiling and a quarry-tiled floor. The bathroom and utility room are also downstairs. There’s a steep staircase to first floor where there are two double bedrooms, one with an ornamental fireplace and a sofa-bed (for +one). The cottage is in the grounds of the owners’ home, but has its own sitting-out area with marvellous views.

The cottage is just 100 metres from Loch Fyne's beach. There’s plenty to do, from walking to boating to fishing. It's also well placed to explore the rest of this lovely part of...
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Listing #HL215113
About the Manager
Argyll Self Catering Holidays (Property Manager Argyll Self Catering Holidays)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time in this beautiful cottage on Loch Fyne. The cottage itself was very cosy and comfortable. We visited lots of places in the surrounding area. Knapdale forest was a favourite. The best part was having a beach to ourselves to skim...More

Thank KMcaul
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This cottage is the ideal of a cottage. It's so cozy, so comfortable, so nicely arranged. And Val is wonderful. We came without a car (us fools) and when Val knew, she offered to pick us up from Strachur. She returned us as well when...More

Thank Crislamar
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Reviewed 14 August 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...More

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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground floor -
Living room with open fireplace, rug on wooden floor
Beamed kitchen/dining area, ornamental fireplace, quarry-tiled floor
Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.
Utility room
Separate play room with toys and board games

First floor -
Two double bedrooms, Velux windows, one with ornamental fireplace, sofa-bed (for +1)

Natural spring water supplied.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
    2 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
Strachur is a village on the east shore of Loch Fyne on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, with Loch Eck running parallel to the village on the south-east side. Strachur is an original stronghold of the clan Campbell; historically interesting features include Strachur Parish church dating back to 1789 with grave-stones dating back to 1300 and Strachur House dating c1780 built by General John Campbell.

Attractions include Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, with boat charter, boat cruises and holiday parks. Loch Fyne is the third longest sea-lochs in Scotland with marine wildlife cruises, diving charters and fishing charters. Lochgoilhead has an outdoor activity centre in the Argyll Forest Park and motor-boat hire on Loch Goil. There are a number of golf course, wal...
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How to get there
Springburn Cottage in Strachur, is only 1 hour 20 minutes from the centre of Glasgow and 2 hours 20 minutes to Edinburgh.

The village of Strachur, in the Cowal Peninsula of Argyll, lies on the eastern shore of Loch Fyne, in the Firth of Clyde. It is 20 miles north of Dunoon and 21 miles from Inveraray.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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