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Greenbank, Lochgoilhead

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A unique Victorian house in front of the loch.
Greenbank's location on Loch Goil
Inveraray on Loch Fyne: great day out with castle, museum, cafes and walks
1 of 41A unique Victorian house in front of the loch.
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Overview
6 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020: New Scottish Government restrictions limit the number of guests to 6 plus any under-12s (up to 2 households). If your group size is under 10, we will reduce the price accordingly - please contact us for an individual quote. Greenbank is a charming Grade C listed Victorian house positioned for a superb view over the head of the loch. The large half-acre garden extends west towards the loch and up the hill towards the mountains. This private garden is festooned with mature shrubs and trees and provides hiding places for children and is a good spot for a close encounter with grouse, red squirrel and deer. Nestled between the mountains and the loch every window offers stunning views. Inside has been thoughtfully refurbished and equipped to a high standard in 2013. Locat...UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020: New Scottish Government restrictions limit the number of guests to 6 plus any under-12s (up to 2 households). If your group size is under 10, we will reduce the price accordingly - please contact us for an individual quote. Greenbank is a charming Grade C listed Victorian house positioned for a superb view over the head of the loch. The large half-acre garden extends west towards the loch and up the hill towards the mountains. This private garden is festooned with mature shrubs and trees and provides hiding places for children and is a good spot for a close encounter with grouse, red squirrel and deer. Nestled between the mountains and the loch every window offers stunning views. Inside has been thoughtfully refurbished and equipped to a high standard in 2013. Located within the village, the grocery, post office and pubs are within 2 minutes walk. Lochgoilhead is a hidden gem in the heart of the Argyll Forest.When you tire of climbing, fishing, boating, sight-seeing and walking the endless forest trails, relax in front of a real fire and make use of the free WiFi or play one of our many board games. If you prefer to go out, there are two bars and a good restaurant within walking distance. Minimum stay is 4 nights over a weekend or 3 nights midweek. During peak periods, the minimum stay is 7 nights. Alongside this information, you will see a 'Response Rate' which is supposed to indicate the percentage of timely responses to enquiries. Unfortunately this is 100% unreliable. We respond, usually within an hour or two to all enquiries. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No smoking either in the house or garden. Absolutely no over-occupancy. If you arrive with more people than have booked, you will lose your accommodation and your deposit! We don't deduct from your deposit for minor damages provided you tell us about them. In winter conditions, it will be necessary to feed the solid fuel stove at regular intervals in order to keep the house warm. In winter conditions, you should bring snow chains to ensure that you can safely access the village.
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Bern F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2007
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of a 4 night stay at Greenbank with my wife, 4 kids, and 2 dogs. Everything we needed was already contained within the house and the large garden was fully enclosed for the dogs which is always a necessity for us. The...More

Date of stay: October 2020
1  Thank ColinT1293
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gutted to be home after spending 10 nights at this fabulous cottage. The owners are speedy with responses ans quick to help with any queries. The cottage has prime position with stunning views over the Loch and mountains in the backdrop. There are some amazing...More

Date of stay: September 2020
1  Thank dickwod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are an extended family of ten with two dogs, and stayed at Greenbank mid August during some glorious weather. The house is fabulous for a party this size, plenty of space, excellent kitchen and cooking facilities, very clean and tidy and we had a...More

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 15 March 2020

Stayed at Green Bank in early March 2020. The cottage is beautiful and in an amazing location with great views of the Loch ...... highly recommended x

Date of stay: March 2020
1  Thank C4556EEsharont
Reviewed 3 November 2019 via mobile

What a stunning location in such a lovely family home. We enjoyed a fabulous 3 night break at Greenbank and had the most relaxing time. The house is spacious and beautifully clean. The owners were incredibly helpful. The views will take your breath away and...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Trip526542
Companion520996, VR Owner at Greenbank, Lochgoilhead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2020

Thanks for your lovely review. We do hope you'll come back for a longer stay!

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Reviewed 2 November 2019

Stayed here in October half-term with my brother, his family and my Mum. 5 adults and 5 kids in total. Plenty of space for us all in this comfortable large house. Very clear instructions and communication from the owners before arrival and they were responsive...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Gordon M
Companion520996, VR Owner at Greenbank, Lochgoilhead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2020

Thanks so much for leaving us a review. We're glad that you enjoyed!

Reviewed 19 October 2019

We arrived from Canada to meet our friends from the UK. We all loved the location and all this place had to offer. Our morning coffee, looking out the window toward the loch will stay with us all for a very long time. A bucket...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Phyllis S
Companion520996, VR Owner at Greenbank, Lochgoilhead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2020

We are so pleased that you had a great time in Lochgoilhead and we enjoyed your comments in the visitors' book.

Reviewed 16 October 2019

Lovely house with very good facilities with great location right on loch with small grocery stores and two restaurants within walking distance. Fantastic walks from the house.

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank stone8789
Companion520996, VR Owner at Greenbank, Lochgoilhead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2020

Thanks for leaving us a review. We hope you'll be back!

Reviewed 22 September 2019 via mobile

Beautiful listed house,me and my husband stayed here with my daughters and their husband and partners and there two babies, this house has all the home comforts, large spacious rooms, loved the big dinning room where it was nice to all sit down together for...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank gwynethman
Companion520996, VR Owner at Greenbank, Lochgoilhead, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2019

Thanks very much for choosing Greenbank and for taking the trouble to leave a review. It pleases us much to see that you have enjoyed your time there. Please come again!

Reviewed 11 September 2019

We stayed at Greenbank Cottage in July for a week and had a wonderful holiday. The cottage is beautiful with stunning views of Loch Goilhead from most rooms. There is a large garden to the back of the cottage with a tree swing which my...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 767,413,074,750
Companion520996, VR Owner at Greenbank, Lochgoilhead, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2019

Thanks for your detailed review. We are delighted that you are coming back next year!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
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)
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About the neighbourhood
Lochgoilhead offers 2 local shops and a bar/restaurant at the nearby holiday park with leisure facilities which are open to non-residents. This includes a 25 metre pool and golf. In this surprising hidden village, you can watch seals, ducks and swans sharing the water, while behind in the garden there may be red squirrels, deer and grouse. Endless forest tracks and mountain trails in all directions allow you to explore the stunning landscape. Visitors can hire motor-boats, kayaks and canoes to explore the loch.
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