Built-in 1828 for Captain John Campbell, this refurbished Georgian house offers spacious accommodation in a traditional holiday house with a dash of modernity for up to 14 people. This is an up-and-down house, set on four floors, with the main reception rooms on the ground and lower ground floors, with the accommodation on the first and second floors. A games room and spacious garden are available for everyone to spread out further, as well as access to a secluded bay and sandy beach, about a twenty minute walk away across the fields. Ideal for family groups, looking to make the most of a traditional holiday on the west coast of Scotland.
The front door takes you to the upper ground level and main entrance hall with fine stairs, with the drawing-room being one of the front rooms. This is a traditional reception room, with open fire, comfortable sofas and a grand piano (please note that the tuning may not be perfect), making this room a delightful room to relax in. To the rear is a morning room, which is a secondary sitting room with TV. On the other side is a small library, which has some board games, which leads onto the games room, which houses a table tennis table. On the floor below is a larger sitting room with TV and this is more suitable for leaving the children to their own devices, whilst the adults can get some grown-up time on the floor above.
The dining room, being one of the front rooms, is an elegant room with lovely light coming into the room. The dining table can seat up to 10 people and can be increased to 12. Another table could be added to increase numbers to 14. The large kitchen can be found on the floor below. This modernised kitchen has an electric hob and integral double oven, to cater for all the cooking requirements. There is dining capability in the kitchen for up to 10 people with the chance to extend the table further. Additionally, there is a large storage room for foodstuffs and a utility room.
*** There is a private bore hole water supply at this property, which is checked on an annual basis.
The holiday house is in a private setting, which is accessed off the lengthy single-track road from the Knapdale Peninsula coastal route. The grounds consist of woodlands and lawns, allowing for woodland walks and the exclusive use of the garden. A hill loch is available for those wishing to catch an elusive wild brown trout, whilst the main draw is the access to the sandy beach which is beyond the entrance to the drive.
The property is 47 miles beyond Inveraray and 10 miles west of Tarbert, with a general store as well as hotels and other shops. The nearest fuel station is at Lochgilphead or Clachan. The property is well located for day trips to the Islands of Islay and Gigha. This area is ideal for walkers, ramblers and cyclists, with routes taking in the coastal scenery. Golf is available at Tarbert and at Machrihanish.
Fishing is a walk up the hill of about an hour. However, permits are also available in Lochgilphead or online for fishing on the lochs above Crinan and also on Loch Awe. Please enquire at time of booking, if you would like further information about the fishing available.