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Josephine's Cottage
Taynuilt
(11 reviews)
From £365 per week
Sleeps 6
4 bedrooms
2 doubles, 2 singles

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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Sat 22 Jun 2019Fri 06 Sep 2019£615£185
Sat 07 Sep 2019Fri 20 Sep 2019£545£165
Sat 21 Sep 2019Fri 04 Oct 2019£475£145
Sat 05 Oct 2019Fri 25 Oct 2019£475£165
Sat 26 Oct 2019Fri 08 Nov 2019£395£120
Sat 09 Nov 2019Fri 20 Dec 2019£365£110
Sat 21 Dec 2019Fri 27 Dec 2019£615£185
Sat 28 Dec 2019Fri 03 Jan 2020£700£210
Sat 04 Jan 2020Fri 07 Feb 2020£365£110
Sat 08 Feb 2020Fri 03 Apr 2020£395£120
Sat 04 Apr 2020Fri 24 Apr 2020£475£165
Sat 25 Apr 2020Fri 22 May 2020£475£145
Sat 23 May 2020Fri 29 May 2020£545£165
Sat 30 May 2020Fri 19 Jun 2020£545£165
Sat 20 Jun 2020Fri 04 Sep 2020£615£185
Sat 05 Sep 2020Fri 25 Sep 2020£545£165
Sat 26 Sep 2020Fri 02 Oct 2020£475£145
Sat 03 Oct 2020Fri 23 Oct 2020£475£165
Sat 24 Oct 2020Fri 06 Nov 2020£395£120
Sat 07 Nov 2020Sun 20 Dec 2020£365£110
Mon 21 Dec 2020Sun 27 Dec 2020£615£185
Mon 28 Dec 2020Sun 03 Jan 2021£700£210

Description

Set amidst peaceful, stunning scenery in the heart of Glen Lonan, this charming white-washed self catering holiday cottage in Argyll offers a rare opportunity to be part of a 4,000 acre traditional working hill farm. Josephine's Cottage forms part of Barguillean Farm yet is totally secluded with its own entrance and has sole use of the pretty, well-kept cottage garden.

The spacious, bright and cosy interior sleeps up to 6 guests in two double and two single bedrooms and enjoys a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere making it an ideal holiday home for families or a perfect get-away for friends wishing to enjoy the relaxed surroundings of this wonderfully scenic and unspoilt west highland glen.

As well as an inviting open fire, the large windows fill the charming sitting room with light and offer a lovely outlook across the pretty, enclosed garden. Open the door, stroll into the garden and contemplate the magnificent view of Ben Cruachan or simply relax amongst the lovely flowers and host of garden birds. A traditional steep cottage staircase leads up to the comfortable bedrooms and the large, well-equipped farmhouse kitchen is perfect for relaxed holiday cooking.

Guests of Josephines Cottage are welcome to enjoy free access to the beautiful 9 acre Anguss Garden, part of Scotlands Garden Scheme, which is adjacent to the holiday house. This magical and unspoilt wild garden is ideal for all the family with marked pathways leading around its glorious loch and surrounded by a remarkable collection of trees and shrubs.

PROPERTY CODE: A885

Layout

Ground floor:

Entrance with ample coat & boot storage, sitting room with open fire plus door leading to garden and French doors to farmyard, large kitchen/dining room, utility room.

First floor:

Two double bedrooms, two single bedrooms, bathroom with bath, WC & WHB and shower room with shower, WC & WHB.

Telephone - honesty box.

Facilities

  • Taynuilt (2.5 miles) - 9 hole golf course, boat trips up Loch Etive, hotel/pub, well stocked traditional grocers, post office, butcher, bakery, tearoom & petrol
  • Oban (14 miles) – full range of shops & restaurants (many offering freshly caught seafood), cinema, 18 hole golf course, sports leisure complex & ferries to Mull & the islands.
  • CD/radio
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric cooker
  • Enclosed garden
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor play area
  • Flat screen TV with satellite
  • Fridge with ice box
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Garden furniture
  • High chair
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Microwave
  • Oil, electricity and logs included
  • Open fire
  • Solid fuel Esse - available by arrangement at an extra cost
  • Travel Cot
  • Washer/dryer
  • WiFi - limited reception
  • 1 Pet only - £20.00 charge per Week per Pet. As this is a working farm any pet must be kept under strict control, thank you.
  • Reviews

    (11 reviews)
    Josephine's Cottage reviews
    Stunning location Comfortable cottage and beautifully quiet Appreciated the fire!
    Mrs Pratt - June 2019
    The cottage was perfect for us in every way. Great meals around the large table. Plenty of equipment in the kitchen. The open fire in the lounge was great on chilly evenings if we were unable to sit in the beautiful garden enjoying the sunset. The local farmer was really nice we enjoyed talking with him. The cottage would benefit from organisation of the information leaflets. It would have been good to know the village shop was open until 10:00pm. The butcher has great meat and the small shop seems to have everything you need . Would definitely stay again. This was a very peaceful and relaxing holiday with friends. It's a typical farm house so don't expect top of the range decor but it's very clean, well equipped and so comfortable.
    Mrs Knowles - May 2019
    Casa limpia y muy agradable para estar en ella. Bien acondicionada y con buenas vistas. TRANSLATION: House clean and very nice to be in it. Well equipped and with good views
    Mr Garcia Garcia - May 2017
    thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, great space for kids and lovely big garden. would book again and very reasonable rate for such a large pace.
    Mrs Thompson - October 2016
    We spent a great week in this charming house. The garden is beautiful and the view is just amazing. The different equipments are excellent, except maybe the wifi. Beds are comfortable. The kitchen as well as the utility room (washing machine) have all the necessary equipment. We particularly appreciated that the house has two bathrooms at the first level and an additional restroom at the ground floor. The house was very clean. We could also play table tennis. Parking is easy.
    Mr Fuchs - July 2016
    Really beautiful lovely rural setting. This could very well become a home away from home for our future visits. Our children loved being among the nature of cows- highland and dairy- sheep and lambs in the pen. They were able to run in and out in the garden where we could keep an eye on them. I can see lots of genuine opportunities for further developing attractions to the cottage and the farm.
    Mr Mccluskey - July 2016
    What a fantastic place to stay! The cottage was absolutely wonderful. First of all, the photos don't lie: it is set in the most breathtaking surroundings, with rolling hills covered in sheep all around, an exquisite flowering garden in the back, and the barnyard just across. We actually got a rainbow across the skies the morning we left, which almost make our photos seem too good to be true! The cottage was spotless, and our host Sean was really helpful and so nice! The housekeeper had forgotten to set out towels for us, and he came running over with them, with a bottle of Scotch to apologize! Then he spent about half an hour with our teenage son showing him the lambs in the barn. Our whole experience was so idyllic and beautiful, we wished we didn't have to leave. This was an absolutely fantastic place to stay.
    Mr Gross - July 2016
    Arrived Friday for long weekend. Beautiful and well presented/equipped house, with stunning views. Couldn't fault it!
    Mr Mcgregor - May 2016
    Family and I really enjoyed our stay. Plenty of space and facilities in the cottage. Nice also to be surrounded by a working farm, hills, rivers and plenty of wildlife. Sean, Catherine and Derek (who work on the farm and estate) were really helpful, friendly and professional. Thanks again guys! Just a couple of things to highlight so other bookings can enjoy an even better time. The shower door is very stiff and does not close properly. Not a major problem for most. Tricky for children and anyone with reduced mobility/strength. Also it might only be a matter of time before the shower leaks. Also on the first night of our holiday the heating and hot water did not work. My Sister-In-Law and her two sons were quite cold in the night and cold showers are not the best when you are keen to warm up...lol! The following evening Sean visited the cottage and between us we got the heating and water going again. That said (if not already done) it might be worth getting a plumber to check over the system. Other than these slight hiccups our stay at Josephines Cottage was wonderful. The log/coal fire in the lounge was great. Thanks again.
    Mr Harding - March 2016
    Was welcomed by the farmer and shown around. Cottage is spacious, very clean and tidy. A selection of snacks, milk, butter was avaialble. Beautiful views. Defenitely will be back and can recommend it for anyone who needs a quiet weekend or as a base to explore.
    Mr Meintjies - July 2015
    A lovely setting with a wonderful garden. The cottage was spacious, clean and tidy with good basic facilities. As a party of 5 ranging from 15 to late 70`s we would definately go again, however the 15 year old was a little bored at times. Its all down to personal choice however and this cottage suited us perfectly for this holiday. Thank you.
    Mrs Jones - August 2011
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