An Caladh - Clynder

Self Catering

Annach Mhor Road, Clynder,, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, G84 0QD

    'An Caladh' is a modern,comfortable and excellently appointed 4* self-catering bungalow built within the grounds of the owner's home. Situated in a peaceful lochside location, the flexible accommodation is ideal for couples or friends.

    From the secluded, peaceful and private garden, you overlook the picturesque Gare Loch from the  village of Clynder (Gaelic for red slope, or reddish meadow, or meadow by the water) on the delightful Rosneath Peninsula in Argyll & Bute.

    'An Caladh' is an amazing place to relax and unwind. Alternatively, it is a perfect place from where to indulge preferences for active pursuits, being just 20 minutes drive from the beautiful Loch Lomond National Park. Walkers and cyclists are amply rewarded for their effort, which now includes the Three Lochs Walking Route. The Rosneath Peninsula boasts many fine walks, with far-reaching views. Bring your clubs for the three excellent local golf clubs, and the sailing area is outstanding.

    The nearby historic town of Helensburgh, which has a wide choice of shops, bars and restaurants, also boasts the world renowned 'Hill House' designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh, a 'must a visit'.

    'An Caladh' is a perfect touring base, within easy driving distance of Oban, gateway to the Western Isles and Highlands. Loch Fyne is within an hour's drive and is the ideal place to sample seafood and game at the renowned Loch Fyne Oyster Bar. 'An Caladh is from the Gaelic meaning 'Safe Haven' and a warm welcome awaits you in 'An Caladh' a modern 4* bungalow, which offers high quality, Flexible, accommodation. When you arrive in An Caladh, you will find everything you need to relax and begin your holiday. A 'Holiday Starter Welcome Pack' awaits you.'An Caladh' is open all year.

    'An' Caladh is fully double-glazed and electrically heated throughout, with all electricity included in the tariff. The heating is complemented by a wood-burning stove. One basket of logs and kindling is included in the rental.

    The lounge and dining area of 'An Caladh' which overlooks the private garden is open plan and spacious with a Scandinavian beamed and vaulted ceiling. It is an excellently appointed, comfortable and fully equipped room, with a television, Freeview box and DVD player. For moments of leisure, there are magazines, books, games and a selection of DVDs, a Stereo system and WiFi which is suitable for your laptop computer.

    The bedroom has a beautiful outlook over the loch. It can be arranged as a Large Double Bed OR Twin Beds. Freshly laundered bed linen with duvets is included in the rental. There is ample storage with good lighting, and a hairdryer is provided. There is also a safe.

    The Bath/Wet room is fully tiled with two showers and a bath and has under floor heating for cosy toes!. Again freshly laundered towels are included in the rental.

    'An Caladh's' compact fully equipped modern kitchen caters for most types of cooking. Fitted with a double oven and ceramic hob, microwave and a large fridge, it has ample scope for a diverse menu. Cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils complete the amenities. Freshly laundered kitchen linen is included in the rental as well as all basic staples.

    We recycle most everything in 'An Caladh'.
    In an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of 'An Caladh' A water meter is fitted, with all water included in the rental. There are recycling bags for paper, glass and plastic provided, and a caddy with special bags for food waste, which is collected weekly by Argyll & Bute Council for use in an Anaerobic Digester. Every light bulb that can possibly be is low wattage, and the electric airer uses just 3p an hour, and is very efficient! The separate laundry room has a washing machine with a half load cycle and the efficient electrically heated airer. For sunny or windy days, An Caladh has its own private outside drying area with a line and pegs provided. There is also an iron and ironing table.

    Privacy is an important factor in An Caladh. ‘An Caladh’ has an attractive private garden with a lawn, flowerbeds and garden furniture, which is for the sole use of guests. This walled garden is a ‘hot spot’ when the sun shines and overlooks the Gare Loch and surrounding hills with fantastic far-reaching views. There is private parking with a designated parking bay, and a private Yale keyed entrance gate when not using your car.
    ‘An Caladh’ is a strictly non-smoking establishment, however, there is a bench and an ashtray for smokers for use outside the bungalow and sorry, we do not accept pets.

    The Rosneath Peninsula is rich in architecture, being once the playground for the wealthy Glasgow merchants who came to sail and shoot on the numerous estates that then existed in the area.
    Guests in An Caladh can enjoy the views around the peninsula at leisure; they can also study the many fine Victorian houses and castles along the wayFor the student of architecture, the area is a concentrated showcase of works of distinguished Scottish architects of the Victorian era, e.g. Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, William Leiper, John Honeyman, William Motherwell, and others. Queen Victoria's daughter Louise once had a castle built at Rosneath.

    4 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    An Caladh
    £292.50 per unit per week

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available


    • Internet Access WiFi
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Lochside Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available Teas and Coffee supplied in Welcome Pack


    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Microwave
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden Garden Furniture for sole use of guests.
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Television Flat Screen Freeview Television with DVD Player
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space

    Road Directions

    A detailed route to An Caladh will be emailed to you , SAT NAV G84 0QD

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Helensburgh -A814 to Garelochhead then left onto B833 B833 to Clynder. 4th turning on right, Hanging sign reading ANNACHMOR HOUSE/ AN CALADH. TURN IMMEDIATELY RIGHT through WHITE GATE POSTS reading ANNACHMOR

    Getting there by railway:- Edinburgh Waverley(2 Hours) or Glasgow Queen Street Low Level(44mins) to Helensburgh Central, Hourly Bus Service(25mins) No 316 outside station train to Clynder. Bus stop 2mins walk from An Caladh.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Glasgow International -BY BUS or Taxi to Glasgow George Square/Queen Street then as rail journey. BY CAR (1hour) M8 to Junction 30 M898 to Erskine Bridge A82 to A817 to Garelochhhead 2nd Exit to Whistlefield,1st exit to right turn to B833 to Clynder. 4th turning on right, IMMEDIATELY RIGHT through WHITE GATE POSTS reading ANNACHMOR

    Getting there by ferry:- Foot ferry only from Gourock to Kilcreggan. Bus Service 316 from Kilcreggan to Clynder (10 mins) Bus Stop 2mins from An Caladh.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with no fitted carpets available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 14


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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