Ford Cottage Glenbranter,Strachur.

Self Catering

Jackie Harrison, 1 Ford Cottages, Glenbranter, Strachur, PA27 8DH

    Ford Cottage is a two bedroomed semi-detached cottage situated in a rural and scenic location between Strachur and Glenbranter village.

    It is on the Cowal way within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park approx two miles from Loch Fyne in one direction and two miles to the shores of Loch Eck in the other providing nearby opportunities for birdwatching,water sports, and sea and loch fishing .

    The walker is spoilt for choice with countless forest and coast walks within easy reach,some of which have mountain bike trails, the Forestry Commission Visitor Centre in Glenbranter can provide more details.

    The river Cur runs behind the cottages and fishing permits are available from Purdies in Dunoon.The area is a haven for wildlife with red and roe deer,red squirrels,buzzards and pine marten,s seen in the surrounding countryside.
    The accommodation is all on one level and simply but comfortably furnished it comprises of two double bedrooms one with a double bed the other with twin beds,bed linen,dishtowels and tablecloths are provided, guests are requested to please bring their own towels.
    There is a cosy sitting/dining room with butterfly dining table,tv,radio,open fire and great views of the surrounding hills.The small kitchen is adequately equipped with fridge/freezer,microwave,electric oven and hob,the bathroom has a bath and a
    over bath electric shower.There are small entrance halls at the back and front door,and a large cupboard off the kitchen housing a washing machine.Heating consists of electric storage heaters in the bedrooms and lounge,and an open fire also in the lounge a starter pack of firewood is provided .The kitchen and bathroom have electric fan heaters.
    Electricity is included in rental.

    The letting period is weekly.
    Book in time Sat 16.00 pm/Book out time Sat 10.00 am.

    Up to two well behaved dogs welcome by arrangement.

    The large garden is fully enclosed and dog friendly, it is surrounded by rough grazing land and is enclosed by stock fencing. It is mainly laid to lawn with flower beds,fruit trees ,wood shed,composting area and a picnic bench where the lovely sunsets can be enjoyed,there is another bench under the front window to enjoy more hill views.

    There are two pubs close at hand the famous Creggans Inn at Strachur and the Clachan in the village,local restaurants can be found at the Creggans Inn,The Bay Cafe both in Strachur,and on the road to Otter Ferry Inver Cottage Restaurant.

    Within a short drive are many areas of local interest Inveraray with its Castle,Whisky Shop,Inveraray Jail Museum and the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar at Cairndow.

    Dunoon with many independent shops,two supermarkets a cinema and a swimming pool.

    Benmore and Arkinglass botanic gardens.
    Kilbride Bay near Tighnabruaich is a beautiful long sandy beach.

    Parents of children should be aware that there is stock fencing around the property .There is also a pond in the adjoining cottage.

    The owners use the adjoining cottage as a holiday home and are usually there to welcome you on your arrival.


    To book or check availability please visit our website and click  "BOOK"   you will also find our terms and conditions on this website.

    3 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015


    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    1 Ford Cottage
    £360.00 per unit per week

    £280 to £360 per week.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage


    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Rural Location


    • Private Parking


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Electric Cooker
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • Radio
    • Television

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    From Glasgow take the A82 Loch Lomond Road to Tarbet then the A83 through Arrochar and continue for approx 10 miles ,then turn left onto the A815 sign posted Dunoon,Colintraive continue for approx 10 miles to Strachur then follow the road up the hill past the Petrol Station Take first right at the top of the hill passing the school on your left continue for approx 1.5 miles past Balliemore farm where you will find Ford cottage a further 200 yards on the left. (a copse of tall trees can be seen behind it).Sat nav sometimes does not give the correct final cottage destination if this happens just follow the above directions from Strachur.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Dunoon take the A815 Strachur Road, continue for 16 miles approx then turn left at the sign posted Glenbranter ,cross the small bridge turn right and follow the road for approx 1 mile Ford Cottages are on your right.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Train to Glasgow then transfer to bus (Citylink or West Coast Motors)Bus to Inverary.Change at Inverary.Bus to Dunoon passes Glenbranter dropping passengers off.

    By Air

    Glasgow Airport .Transfer to car then take the M8 to Greenock and cross by ferry to Dunoon.See above from Dunoon.

    Can also take the M8 To Erskine Bridge,cross bridge and take the A82 to Tarbet,then the A83 through Arrochar,then A815 sign posted Dunoon,Colintraive.See above.

    Prestwick Airport.Travel to Glasgow by train , or by car along the A77 and M77 then take the M8.See

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