About this property
This charming holiday cottage overlooks Loch Fyne in the small village of Strachur which has a good range of local amenities. It is ideal for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts and is also within easy driving distance of a wide variety of tourist attractions.
The cottage is situated 30 yards from Loch Fyne and has views of the loch from the living room, bedroom one, the two conservatories, the main living room and the deck from where you can watch the changing vista of tides and beautiful sunsets. Strachur is located just outside the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and the area is a haven for wildlife. Red squirrels, deer, otters, seals, porpoises, sea birds and birds of prey are all seen regularly.
Strachur is also located within easy driving distance of wide variety of local attractions. There is an excellent choice of restaurants from fine dining at a popular restaurant to great pub food and cafés. Tourist attractions for families include Inverary Castle and Inverary Jail, the aquarium at Lomond Shores and Quadmania which has quad bikes, clay pigeon shooting and other activities. Families and dog walkers can enjoy the lovely beaches at Otter Ferry and Ettrick Bay on the Isle of Bute, easily reached by ferry. Visit the many beautiful gardens, or follow beautiful walks on marked trails as well as the Cowall Way long distance path.
It is easy to take a ferry to visit various islands including Bute and Arran and with an early start it is possible to take a ferry from Oban to visit the Isle of Mull and continue on to visit the Isle of Staffa with its amazing Fingal’s Cave, rock formations and birdlife including puffins. The area is also well known for diving, fishing, kayaking and golf. Glasgow is just an hour’s drive away for shopping, wonderful museums and galleries such as the Kelvingrove. At Portavadie there is a wonderful marina with a beautiful spa for those who would like to be pampered. This represents just a taste of what is available in the area, there is something for everybody and the area will appeal to families, walkers, dog owners, wildlife enthusiasts, outdoor sports people and those just wanting to relax in beautiful surroundings. Strachur also has a garage with a small shop. Beach 30 yards, café 50 yards. Shop 50 yards, pub/restaurant ½ mile.