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Traditional Springburn Cottage, private garden, perfect for day trips

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Beautifully restored cottage
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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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 ...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 the west coast of Scotland. The local shop is one mile down the road and a pub and tennis courts are one and a half miles away. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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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

Date of stay: October 2017
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

Date of stay: July 2015
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

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Joanna_NewArts
Reviewed 13 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...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Dunckleys
Reviewed 20 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...More

Date of stay: June 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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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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