4 Star Benmore Byre is a a beautiful barn coversion set within the grounds of a working farm near Dunoon. It’s just a short stroll to Benmore Botanical Gardens where entry is free when staying in cottage. Sleeps 6 comfortably and is pet friendly.
4 Star Benmore Byre is a a beautiful barn coversion set within the grounds of a working farm near Dunoon. It’s just a short stroll to Benmore Botanical Gardens (you’re even provided with a free pass to the gardens for the duration of your stay) and you have the wonderful Argyll Forest and Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Parks on your doorstep.
This cottage itself has been lovingly restored from the ruins of an old barn and retains some wonderful original features, including thick stone walls and coombed ceiling. All the interior wood is Douglas Fir, harvested from the grounds of the farm itself. The open-plan living space is cosy and comfy with a wood-burning stove. The kitchen is fully fitted and well equipped. The bathroom has a shower over bath and under-floor heating. The two bedrooms upstairs are spacious and light with velux windows. The cottage has its own small enclosed garden area to the front.
You won’t be short of things to do. There are forest tracks, marked walks and cycle ways all around this area. Loch Eck is only a mile away and offers great opportunities for fishing or kayaking. Dunoon, which provides a good shopping centre, leisure facilities and a cinema, is just a short drive away.
Benmore Byre can be booked along with its sister holiday cottage, Benmore Stable, to provide accommodation for up to ten people.
Lounge / diner with wood-burning stove, Freesat TV, DVD and radio/CD
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice-box, dishwasher and washing machine
Bedroom 1 with single bed
Shower room with large shower cubicle, WC and wash basin with under-floor heating
Bedroom 2 a family room with one double bed and one single bed, TV monitor, DVD
Bedroom 3 a master bedroom with double bed and en-suite facilities comprising bath, WC and wash basin with under-floor heating