Tigh An Uillt, Self Catering, Strachur

Self Catering

Tigh An Uillt, Shore Road, Strachur, Cairndow, PA27 8BY

    Tigh an Uillt is a stylish timber clad cottage in a shore front position on Loch Fyne - a west coast sea loch.

    It is in the village of Strachur and lies in an area of great natural beauty, of lochs, mountains, forests, seascapes, yet is highly accessible, just one hour drive from Glasgow.

    It has a large wood burning open fire in the lounge and picture windows which look out at the uninterrupted views over Loch Fyne, the mountains and the spectacular west coast Sunsets. Contemporary furnishings and polished wooden floors give it a Scandinavian feel. The front bedroom has large picture windows which overlook the spectacular views. It has a super King bed (can convert to 2 twins) and a bathroom with seperate shower across the hall. The other bedroom has a King size bed and Ensuite shower room.  The cottage is ideal for two couples, a family, or a romantic hideaway for one couple.

    It lies at the edge of the National Park and Argyll Forest Park and is an ideal hub for touring. Loch Lomond, Argyll with its islands, Cowal and Bute are all within easy reach. There are castles, stately homes, and beautiful gardens. This area is of particular interest to walkers with many hill, woodland,waterfall and shoreside walks. The area is rich in wildlife. There are many excellent restaurants nearby.  Within walking distance is a hotel, tea room, grocery store and village pub.

    Tigh an Uillt is a deceptively spacious timber clad cottage. It is light and airy with polished wooden floors, strewn with rugs and comfortable modern furnishing. The lounge has two large picture windows to the front and a third window to the side, all overlooking the loch. It has an open grate multi fuel stove. It has a well appointed, modern kitchen and a separate dining area. There is a rear porch with drying area for coats and boots.

    Accommodation - (all on ground floor level)
    Lounge with open fire: Separate Dining area: Well equipped kitchen: Rear porch: Family bathroom with bath and shower enclosure, WC and WHB. 2 bedrooms, Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room. Front bedroom, with sea views, Super King Bed which can convert to 2 Twins and fitted wardrobes. Facilities - Kitchen - electric hob, double oven.
    Rear Porch -coat hooks and shoe rack, tumble drier. Lounge - Colour TV with sky freeview, DVD player.
    Bedrooms - bed linen & towels provided.
    Heating - Electric storage heating. Heated towel rails. Electricity - included in rent.
    The garden has a stream, sea and mountain views, outdoor seating and table, a driveway for parking, and if you are lucky you might see the red squirrel which visits the bird feeder or the seal which lies on top of a large rock in the loch just in front of the cottage.
    Parking - ample parking in private driveway
    No smoking please
    Sorry no pets
    Things to do in Strachur village
    Cosy up in front of the fire
    Relax in the garden and enjoy the views.
    Walk along to the tearoom for breakfast, or a jug of fresh coffee and home baking.
    Walk to the hotel and have a pub meal.
    Stroll through the grounds of Strachur Estate. Strachur House is a Georgian Mansion House which was owned by Sir Fitzroy McLean, reputedly the inspiration behind Ian Fleming's character, James Bond.
    Walk to the local tennis courts.
    Visit Glensluain Pottery(phone first)
    Visit the Smiddy museum- a restored blacksmith's shop
    Enjoy watersports, or fishing on the loch.
    Launch your small boat at public slipway
    Go cycling or mountain biking along forest trails
    Go hill walking, or walk along the beach.
    Go to a Ceilidh in the hotel at Hogmanay.
    Look out for events in Strachur village hall (traditional music concerts, ceilidh, flower show, art exhibition etc)
    Cowalfest walking and Arts festival is held in the Strachur district in October. There are over 70 guided walks, mountain biking, ceilidhs, art exhibitions, etc.
    Places within

    Gradings
    4 Self Catering
    Awards
    Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2016

    Normally Saturday to Saturday change - overs April till October. Short breaks accepted November to March excluding festive season.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Tigh an Uillt
    £350.00 per unit per week

    Weekly rates from £350 to £650 per week, depending on season. Please contact us direct to confirm pricing and availability.

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

    Catering

    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Bring Your Own Bottle

    Domestic

    • Tumble Dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Dishwasher
    • Private Bathroom
    • Fridge
    • WC EnSuite
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Drying Facilities
    • Toilets
    • Log Fire
    • Hairdryer Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • Hi-Fi
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Waterfront Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Transport

    • Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    From Glasgow, take A82 (Loch Lomond road) to Tarbet. Take A83 through Arrochar and continue for 10 miles approx until you reach A815 sign posted Dunoon, Colintraive. Turn left, Strachur is approx 10 miles along this road. In Strachur, pass Creggans Inn and Strachur House on left and turn right along A886, signposted to Colintraive, Tighnabruaich. Follow directions above for A866

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Dunoon, take A815 to Strachur. At Loch Fyne, turn left along A886 until a single track section of road is reached. Tigh an Uillt is on Left side after 2 stone houses. It is recognisable by its distinctive shutters

    Getting there by railway:- Train to Glasgow. Transfer to bus (Citylinking or West Coast Motors) Bus to Inverary. Change at Inverary. Bus to Dunoon passes through Strachur, dropping passengers at junction of A886. Walk along to Tigh an Uillt. Directions as above.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Glasgow Airport (50 miles) Transfer to car. Take M8 to Greenock & cross by ferry to Dunoon. See above from Dunoon.
    Alternatively. Take M8 to Erskine Bridge. Cross bridge, and take A82 to Tarbet , then A83 to Strachur. See above.
    Prestwick Airport(63 miles) Travel to Glasgow by train or by car along A77 and M77.


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