Holiday Cottage with Spectacular Loch-side Location:
• Wonderful west coast sea-front location by the shore of Loch Fyne
• Well located for touring
• Fantastic Views & Stunning Sunsets.
Tigh an Uillt is a lovely timber-clad holiday cottage with an absolutely stunning setting beside the shore of a scenic sea loch on Scotland’s West Coast. This holiday home with its seafront location is an amazing place to stay.
Inside the property has a modern and stylish interior with light and airy rooms. Special touches include modern furnishings, polished wood floors, a warming open fire and generous picture windows which give Tigh an Uillt a Scandinavian feel. Enjoy panoramic views over the loch and out towards the mountains from the sitting room, the front bedroom and the garden. The front bedroom with its super-king size bed is ever so comfortable and features magnificent views over Loch Fyne. The master bedroom is complete with en-suite shower room. This is a wonderful holiday home whatever the time of year.
Nearby is the tranquil village of Strachur with its grocery store, post office, tea room, hotel with restaurant, pub and garage, which are just an easy walk away. Tigh an Uillt is situated just one hour’s drive from Glasgow and is located at the edge of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, an area which has great natural beauty with a landscape of lochs, mountains, forests and seascapes, along with plenty of wildlife. A red squirrel visits the bird feeder!
The nearest town is Inveraray and for days outs you can visit Oban, Glencoe, the scenic mid Argyll coastal routes, Kintyre Peninsula, and the Island of Bute, with its impressive Mount Stuart House. Discover castles, country estates, beautiful gardens and many great restaurants just a short drive away. This is also a great place to enjoy a range of outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling, sailing, golfing, fishing and playing tennis which can all be enjoyed locally. Cowalfest, an annual walking and arts festival is held nearby during October.
Come for a cosy Christmas break
Tigh an Uillt has availability for Christmas from 21st until 28th December
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2008
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Spectacular scenery - Mountains, Lochs and Seascapes. Beside National Park and Forest Park. Castles, stately homes and gardens nearby Great for walking, outdoor pursuits and perfect hub for sightseeing. Wildlife includes red squirrels, seals, otters, deer, seabirds, and if you are lucky, dolphins and basking sharks. Good local pubs and restaurants. Garden with seating area and magnificent views.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Glasgow
Recommended Places to Visit: Visit scenic Inveraray with its castle, historic jail museum, whisky shop etc and have lunch at the George Hotel. En route to Inveraray is the Loch Fyne Oysters farm shop which sells good quality scottish produce and the acclaimed Fyne Ales microbrewery. Drive down the side of Loch Fyne to Portavadie and visit the Marina shop or restaurant, then either cross via the ferry to Tarbert, a small but lively harbour town with lots of restaurants on the other side of Loch Fyne, or drive to Tighnabruaich and visit the viewpoint overlooking the spectacular Kyles of Bute. Drive to Colintraive and cross by ferry to the Isle of Bute and visit magnificent Mount Stuart House. Rothesay on the Isle of Bute is a traditional seaside resort with a promenade and pier. There are several sandy beaches on the island and a golf course. Take the Circular tour to Oban via Inveraray and Loch Awe, returning via coastal route through Kilmelford, Crinan and Lochgilphead. Another circular route is to Glencoe via Inveraray and Loch Awe,or if you prefer via the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park returning via the coastal route from Ballachulish past the famous Castle Stalker with its visitor centre and cafe,then over the Connel Bridge near Oban. Go walking in the Arrochar Alps in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, or Cowal forest park where there are observation points for wildlife. Sail on the paddle steamer Waverley in summer months from Dunoon or Tighnabruaich. Go on a sealife cruise.
Annual Events: Walking and arts festival 10 day event in October, Cowal Games in Dunoon in August, Various other Highland Games through July and August. Scenic cruises on paddle steamer Waverley during summer months, Ceilidh in local hotel at New Year - unmissable good fun.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, The George Hotel in Inveraray, The Creggans Inn at Strachur, Bay Cottage tearoom in Strachur, Out of the Blue Bistro in Strachur, Inver Cottage on Loch Fyne side, Portavadie Marina on Loch Fyne side, and lots more nearby
Local Sports: A wide range of hill, forest, waterfall and shore side walks for every level of fitness. Forest cycle trails and scenic old roads, now unused are great for cyclists. Sailing and Windsurfing school nearby, fishing, golf etc
Strachur near Inverary
Strachur is a small peaceful village near Inveraray. It is situated on the shores of Loch Fyne, a West Coast sea loch, and has lovely sea and mountain views and spectacular sunsets. It has excellent amenities and has a hotel which caters for non residents, a bistro and tea room, a local shop and post office and a filling station with shop. It also has a community slipway where small boats can be launched and tennis courts