Tolsta

Self Catering

8 Middleton Drive, Helensburgh, Argyll And Bute, G84 7BE

    The upper flat of a late Victorian stone built villa, Tolsta is situated on the north shore of the River Clyde at its junction with the Gareloch.

    It enjoys panoramic views south across the Firth to the Renfrewshire hills, the Rosneath peninsula and the Cowal peninsula.

    A fifteen minute flat, straight walk takes you to the centre of Helensburgh and all the amenities of a small seaside resort. In spring, blossom trees bring a touch of the East to its wide gracious streets. Visit Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House or on certain days take a trip on the paddle steamer Waverley, the only one of its kind in the world. Browse the specialist shops or relax over a snack in one of the area's many coffee shops.

    Although in a quiet neighbourhood, Tolsta is on the direct train line to Glasgow, the half hourly service taking 45 minutes to Queen Street station.

    An ideal place for a holiday or for visiting relatives in the area. The spacious first floor flat comprises lounge, three bedrooms (double, twin, single), kitchen/diner, bathroom, toilet and utility room. Entry is through a small garden which houses a private garage. There is also ample parking space in the back lane.

    There is full central heating throughout and the electric coal effect fire in the lounge can be replaced by an open coal/peat fire on request.

    The kitchen, which includes a dining area suitable for up to six people, is fully equipped with electric oven, gas hob, microwave oven, fridge and dishwasher.

    The utility room, bathroom and toilet are situated on a half landing.
    The bathrooms has a wet room floor, shower, bath and wash hand basin while the utility room houses the washing machine, tumble drier, pulley and ironing facilities. A rotary drier is provided for drying clothes outside. (Yes, we do get some dry days in Scotland.)

    Tolsta is a no smoking establishment and no pets are allowed.

    There is ample opportunity to take part in a variety of sports, from golf and hill walking to sailing and horse riding.

    Glasgow, Stirling, Edinburgh are all accessible for day trips and Fort William and Mallaig can be reached by taking a trip on the famed West Highland Railway which passes through Helensburgh Upper Station.

    Tolsta is privately owned and visitors can be assured of a warm Scottish welcome, and individual attention. Ceud mille fàilte (One hundred thousand welcomes).

    Gradings
    3 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Tolsta
    £300.00 per unit per week

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

    Catering

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

    Domestic

    • Dishwasher
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Shower
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine

    Languages Spoken

    • Gaelic Speaking

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Town Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Transport

    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Park and Ride
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Radio
    • Television

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    Enter Helensburgh travelling west along A814. Join short stretch of dual carriageway at Hermitage Academy roundabout. Travel under one railway line, over a second then very sharp left towards Craigendoran Railway Station. Turn second right into Middleton Lane. Number 8 is just on the corner.

    From the north, exit A82 four miles south of Luss onto the B832. At junction of B832 and A814 (third set of traffic lights in Helensburgh) turn left along East Clyde Street. After almost one mile, take right fork towards Craigendoran Railway Station Park and Ride. Turn second right into Middleton Lane. Number 8 is just on the corner.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Turn right out of the TIC and travel east along East Clyde Street (A814) for almost one mile. Just before the hump backed bridge, take the right fork towards Craigendoran Railway Station Park and Ride. Turn second right into Middleton Lane. Number 8 is just on that corner on the left hand side.

    Getting there by railway:- Leave train at Craigendoran Station. Cross line via footbridge. Tolsta is the third house from the station overlooking the water.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Airport take M8 westbound towards Erskine Bridge. Across the bridge, follow signs on A82 westbound for Dumbarton, and at the Milton traffic lights filter left on to A814. After eight miles, enter Helensburgh; join short stretch of dual carriageway from the Hermitage Academy roundabout. Then pass under one railway bridge, over a second, then very sharp left towards Craigendoran Railway station. Turn second right into Middleton Lane. Number 8 is on the corner.
    Alternatively, take airport bus into Glasgow, then Helensburgh train from Queen Street Station. Alight at Craigendoran Station, cross line by the footbridge. Tolsta is the third house from the station overlooking the water.

    Getting there by ferry:- Foot passengers and cyclists turn right at head of pier. Travel east along A814 (East Clyde Street) for 1 mile. Take right fork towards Craigendoran Railway Station Park and Ride. Turn second right into Middleton Lane. Number 8 is on that corner.

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