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Looking across beautiful garden to Loch Awe, Argyll - Barr-beithe Upper cottage

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
In Argyll, an area of natural beauty and stunning scenery with an abundance of wildlife, this farm cottage offers comfortable holiday accommodation for 2 to 6 people. Situated 400m from the shores of Loch Awe, the longest fresh water loch in Scotland. Barr-beithe Upper, set in a mature shrub garden, is surrounded by fields and enjoys wonderful views over loch Awe.

We offer comfortable, quality accommodation in 4 cottages with Visit Scotland 4 star grading that will accommodate 2 – 6 people.

We are centrally located for touring Argyll and the West Highlands with Oban and its distillery, the Islands of Mull and Iona, majestic Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Lomond all within reach of a day's touring. More locally, Inveraray Castle and Jail, Cruachan Power Station, scenic Glen Orchy, Crinan Canal, historic Kilmartin Glen and the colourfu...
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Listing #HL2417
About the Owner
Catriona O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I will visit on the day of your arrival to check that you are happy with everything and to answer any questions you have. Put the kettle on and enjoy a cup of tea and homemade shortbread laid out for you on arrival
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

What a fantastic place to stay. The views and are stunning, we saw osprey fishing across lake. Very special...

Thank Marie-Claire B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Barr Beithe Upper cottage is just above the shore of gorgeous Loch Awe. It is a fully-equipped, well-designed house. If you want peace and quiet away from city hustle and bustle, this is your holiday destination. The landscaped garden wraps around the house, and nature...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Splendid view and complete privacy. Very comfortable house with a lot of atmosphere. Everything you need is there, lovely dish ware, complete kitchen, very good beds and good furniture, a lot of space - both inside and outside. Wildlife and sheep all around us! Visits...More

Thank sasr699
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
All cottages are double glazed and enjoy central heating.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests are asked to leave their cottage clean and tidy, as they found it. Wi-fi: this is recieved via satellite and has a strict data cap, so guests are asked not to play games...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Queen
    4 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Gas and electricity are metered and charged at the end of your stay. Short breaks are welcomed in low season. Discounts are offered to couples in Stable, Barr-beithe Lower and barr-beithe Upper.
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About the neighbourhood
Loch Awe
Loch Awe, the longest fresh water loch in Scotland is surrounded by hill sheep and cattle farms, and trees offering some stunning scenery with Ben Cruachan, a munro 1125m high, standing proud at one end. In the 1960s a hydro electic power station was built in the heart of the mountain and tours are offered which will take you 1km into the “hollow mountain”.
There are 4 castles on Loch Awe. Kilchurn Castle, at the foot of Ben Cruachan. Inneschonnel Castle situated on an island 2 miles from the cottage, Fraoch Eilean and Fincharn at the bottom end of the loch. All Clan Campbell strong holds. A trip around Loch Awe is approx 66 miles, the majority of which is single track road.
Fishing:Salmon, brown trout, pike, perch and charr can be caught and permits (excluding salmon)are...
Getting around
A car is recommended. There is no public transport locally.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 150.0 km
Railway: Dalmally: 25.0 km
Ferry: Rosyth: 200.0 km
Blarghour is situated 10 miles along the B840 which tracks Loch Awe's southern shores. We are 2 hours from Glasgow airport and 3hrs from Edinburgh airport. Inveraray is 35 minutes drive and Oban 1 hour. Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, Ben Nevis and Kintyre are all within easy reach of a days touring.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 60.0 km.
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