Character Holiday Cottage Argyll and Bute

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Argyll and Bute Character Cottage
Baluachraig
Lochgilphead (7mls S)
Argyll and Bute
 
Built in 1855, this Victorian home has all the charm and qualities of a fairy tale ‘Gingerbread House’ and is set within a peaceful woodland which creates an idyllic holiday Cottage in Argyll and Bute.

A remarkable Victorian stone holiday home, with its pointed roof profile and overhanging eaves is likened to a fairy tale ‘Gingerbread House’, is ideally situated close by to the town of Lochgilphead. Explore the nearby Crinan Canal, the 200 year old waterway where you can either sail or walk and cycle alongside. After working up an appetite, you can taste the local seafood at one of the restaurants nearby. For the more adventurous, Knapdale Forest is just six miles away and is known for its panoramic views and wildlife as well plenty of trails to explore. There is plenty of history in this area and you can visit Kilmartin House Museum or search for scenery covered relics of prehistoric Scotland, such as stone circles, chambered cairns and sculptured stones. After enjoying all of the area’s offerings you can make your way back to the property and enjoy the views over the open countryside and Kilmartin Glen.

After entering the property, you will be welcomed into the beautifully presented lounge with its large bay window and cosy wood burner. There is also a small Freeview TV, DVD and Hi-Fi which makes this a great room to unwind in after exploring the local area. The kitchen comes equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave and dishwasher. The kitchen also houses a woodburner and the dining table making it the hub of the house. The utility area is on the ground floor and benefits from a double-sized shower enclosure, washbasin and WC. Once the night has drawn in, the stairs lead you to the bedrooms. The first a splendid double bedroom with a four poster bed and the second is a spacious twin bedroom. The main bathroom is also located on the first floor and is equipped with a bath with shower attachment, WC and two handbasins.

Heading outside, there is a large, south facing and private garden which is well-maintained and has the welcome addition of garden furniture and BBQ, making alfresco dining a must! The garden also has a double swing which children will be delighted with and will keep them entertained.

At a glance

  • Exquisite Victorian stone property, likened to a fairy tale ‘Gingerbread House’
  • Situated to nearby Lochgilphead which has a range of amenities including shops, bike hire and a swimming pool
  • Fantastic landscape views from the property, making this a wonderful countryside retreat
  • A great location for keen ramblers with Knapdale Forest just 6 miles away
  • Equipped with wonderful wood burners, perfect for those winter getaways
  • Large south-facing garden with furniture, BBQ and children’s swings, perfect for families

Sleeps 4, Sorry no Pets

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