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Duncreggan House

Dunoon (9mls N), Argyll and Bute
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 6
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Period property with panoramic views of Loch Long
  • Large garden to discover with fabulous views
  • Visit the unspoilt beaches or enjoy the walks and waterfalls in the area
Property code: 78009

Spacious period house with stunning views across Loch Long. Situated in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, perfect retreat for families and friends looking to get away from it all or explore the great outdoors.

An excellent base for a West Coast holiday, this delightful house sleeps ten guests across five bedrooms, perfect for a large family or group of friends. Retaining many of its original features giving a real sense of timelessness, there is character and style in abundance. A great escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this beautiful coastline and countryside is simply stunning – discover shimmering lochs, woodland trails, castle ruins and secluded beaches before returning to recharge the batteries with a glass of wine in front of the warming wood burner.

Blending period charm with modern comforts, inside you’ll find ornate cornicing, high ceilings and antique furniture complement contemporary touches and finishes. Warm wooden floors and large windows are the perfect backdrop for bright, patterned soft furnishings, striking wallpaper and some unusual but stylish features, creating a traditional yet quirky home from home that is both welcoming and very comfortable.

The farm-style, country kitchen is pleasant with its large table and flagged floor, and patio doors open to the large decked area outside, perfect for a spot of al fresco dining. Gather for meals in the kitchen or make an occasion in the more formal dining room. Adults can settle in the lounge at the end of a busy day, where a mix of antiques and artwork create a stylish yet comfortable feel, whilst the kids can have their own space in the snug. The large conservatory has fantastic views right across the garden and ideal for enjoying the sunshine even when its cold outside. The lounge, dining room and snug all boasting wood burners is the icing on the cake.

The property’s unique character is retained in the five bedrooms with the vibrant textiles matched by pretty, patterned carpets and floral wallpaper. One double bedroom has a garden balcony with loch views, the perfect escape to watch the sun go down, whilst the six bathrooms, three of which are en-suites and one of which is a wet room, makes life easy for large, mixed-age family groups. Wake to lovely views to take your morning coffee in the garden and watch the sunrise over the surrounding landscape.

Located within a two-minute walk of the loch edge, children will love spending hours exploring the rock pools and getting their toes wet. The garden has different levels to explore and the beautiful, large lawn is perfect for games in the evenings, before dining alfresco on the deck having sizzled up a delicious meal on the charcoal BBQ. There is ample private parking on the drive for up to five cars.

  • 5 bedrooms - 4 doubles and 1 twin
  • 1 wet room with WC, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room and 3 en-suite bathrooms
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, American style fridge freezer, 2 dishwashers, washer/dryer and additional small fridge and freezer
  • 3 wood burners (first basket of logs included)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Garden has different levels to explore, young children should be supervised
  • Parking for up to 5 cars on the private drive
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • TV in lounge, conservatory and in all of the bedrooms

Loch Long in the Argyll Forest Park offers fishing and scuba diving if you are looking for some adventure. Lunderston Bay (13 miles) is a beautiful sandy beach with rock pools to explore and Ardentinny Beach (5 miles) is secluded and quiet, pebbly and sandy with a lovely little waterfall coming down through the forest. Pucks Glen (4 miles) has some lovely walks and stunning waterfalls overshadowed by dense trees to discover. Keen gardeners will love Benmore Botanic Garden (5 miles), a sprawling 120-acre collection of rhododendrons and redwoods with lovely scenic views. Play a round at Blairmore and Strone Golf Course (1 mile) or Cowal Golf Club (7.5 miles). Benmore Outdoor Centre (6 miles) offers walking, biking, climbing, canyoning and kayaking, whilst Quadmania (4 miles) has quad biking, archery and clay shooting. For some history, visit Toward Castle (16 miles), Inveraray Castle (37 miles) and Dunans Castle (25 miles). In nearby Dunoon (8 miles), take a walk along the high street and browse the selection of craft shops and galleries, or grab a bite in one of the cafes or restaurants. Just a short ferry crossing from Gourock, Glasgow (40 miles) is Scotlands largest city, renowned for its culture and perfect for a day trip. Find internationally acclaimed museums and galleries, stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, excellent shopping and a diverse array of restaurants and bars.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 4 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sophie 30th May 2021

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I don't think we have ever stayed in a house with a better view. It was absolutely beautiful and we had a fabulous week.

Reviewed by Rhian 7th August 2020

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This is a wonderful house and definitely worth visiting. The setting is phenomenal; we so enjoyed the enormous garden in the sunshine with incredible views of the loch. The house is beautifully spacious with plenty of room; we used one lounge to watch telly in the evening and the second reception room for board games - ideal! Mick was fantasticallyRead more helpful - double thumbs up from us all round! Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 31st July 2020

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A large rambling house with space to get away from each other if needed. Comfortable sitting room and conservatory with fabulous views. Two minutes walk to the loch edge-perfect for children as its full of rock pools and crabs. Beautiful, large lawn where we enjoyed playing lawn games in the evenings. Friendly and helpful owner. Good for cycling alRead moreong the loch edge but bring your own bikes. Hide

Reviewed by Morag 24th July 2020

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House is very well maintained with great views across the Clyde and Loch Goil and a has a lovely garden. We loved sitting in the large conservatory and found all rooms spacious and very comfortable. We were a large mixed age family group and the 6 bathrooms made life very easy.

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Location

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From the isolated and peaceful Shetland Islands in the north to the thriving border towns and cities in the south, across wild mountains and serene lochs, and encompassing over 700 islands, Scotland’s rich and dramatic landscape simply must be seen to be appreciated. Scotland is home to the ten highest mountains in the UK – including Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak – and is bordered by three seas, offering epic scenery unlike any other you may have seen.

Whether you choose to explore the Highlands, lowlands or islands, lovers of the great outdoors will be thrilled by the stunning Scottish landscapes where some of the rarest UK wildlife can be glimpsed, including golden eagles, dolphins and whales. Take a road trip on the North Coast 500, Scotland’s version of Route 66, to experience the sheer beauty of the land’s wilderness or, as Scotland is the home of golf, either tee off at one of the 550 courses across parkland, heathland and links courses.

Scotland is also a land of unique culture where the people are renowned for their incredible warmth and hospitality. Experience the peaceful Isle of Lewis where Scots Gaelic is widely spoken, or immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen which are vibrant with thriving arts scenes, delicious restaurants and bustling nightlife. And no trip to Scotland is complete without exploring the castles and distilleries: learn about clan rivalries or bloody battles amongst 13th-century battlements or try a taste of Scotland itself during a tour of one of the 120 whisky distilleries. Pure Scottish culture in a glass.

With so many beautiful places to visit and things to experience, a break to Scotland should not be missed. Our fantastic Scottish holiday cottages will ensure a truly memorable getaway. Whether it’s a dog-friendly countryside cottage for two, or a vast and resplendent castle for the entire clan on a tranquil island, we have a holiday in Scotland to suit everyone.

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