1 bedroom ● Sleep 2 ● FREE secure WiFi ● Dog Welcome ● Loch View ● Short breaks all year ● Any day arrival ● Ideal couples or single traveller retreat one mile from Lochgoilhead village. Good for walking, fishing and touring.
The lounge has floor to ceiling windows to make the most of the view while giving it an open and bright feeling. There is a dining table for 2. Satellite TV with Freesat channels. The French doors open up onto a patio seating area with patio furniture. You can relax and watch the boats on the loch, as well as the gannets, eider ducks and other bird life. The cottage has its own entrance leading into a small hallway and then into a modern kitchen with an electric hob and oven plus a full sized fridge and separate freezer and washing machine. It has all the crockery and equipment you will need for a self-catering holiday. The WC has a good sized shower. Towels included and the bed is made up for your arrival. Central heating is by a gas combi-boiler with instant and unlimited hot water. The cottage is cosy and warm for winter breaks. The bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe storage. Parking for a car by the cottage.
There is a gate off the driveway that leads to a screened part of the loch side. Loch Goil is a tidal sea loch. You can fish from here or launch a canoe or kayak.
Privacy: Bowater Cottage is built adjacent to the main Bowater House. Located at the end of a private driveway, there is no one passing in front of the cottage, so privacy is assured. Your privacy will be respected. If you need anything during your stay you are welcome to call on the owners, but otherwise you will be left to enjoy the peace and quiet of this special place.
Leisure options in and around Lochgoilhead
There is no doubt that the choice of things available in the area is a major attraction. Take to the water, head off on one of the marked walking trails, hire a bike, book some adventure at the Lochgoilhead Centre or head to the all year Leisure Centre which has an excellent choice of activities.
Outdoors - Argyll Voyageur Canoes - escorted trips on Loch Goil in a 10 seater canoe. Ideal for all the family. Hire a boat from Loch Goil Cruisers or D&M Auto Marine. Head off to explore the hills on one of the marked walking trails or hire a bike. All information detailed in the Destination Guide for Lochgoilhead.
The Drimsynie Estate Leisure Centre
The Drimsynie Leisure Centre is 1 mile from the village and offers: 25m indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Gym • Crazy Golf • Indoor Bowls • Snooker • 9-hole loch side Golf Course • Snooker • Badminton • Table Tennis • Children's Indoor Play Area. From Spring 2014 activities are being added - information to follow. The centre is open to the public and all activities are available on a pay-as-you-go basis.
The Lochgoilhead Centre
If it's adventure you are looking for The Lochgoilhead Centre is in the village. Subject to availability visitors are welcome to join in with other groups. All activities are led by qualified instructors. Please check with them by phoning 01301 703217. Sailing • Orienteering • Rock Climbing • Burn Run • Archery • Jacobs Ladder • Kayaking