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Cairnbaan Cottage

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Cairnbaan Cottage
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Cairnbaan, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
This lovely, traditional, end-terraced cottage is set in an idyllic location on the banks of the Crinan Canal in Cairnbaan in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. Cairnbaan is situated about half way along the Crinan Canal which leads from Ardrishaig on Loch Fyne to Crinan on the Atlantic coast. This is an excellent location for walking and cycling, particularly along the Crinan Canal tow path but also along the many nearby woodland tracks. The Cairnbaan Hotel is only 10 minutes walk from the cottage and serves high quality locally sourced food in the bar and restaurant.

There are lots of attractions and activities to see and do in the local area, including walking, cycling (including mountain bike trails), ancient Standing Stones and Cairns at Kilmartin Glen and Museum, boat trips to the world famous Corryvreckan whirlpool and also wi...
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Listing #HL1107863
About the Owner
Morag & Iain M
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

When have just spent the week at Cairnbaan cottage. It was so cosy and well equipped I didn’t want to leave. Found the view over the canal fascinating watching the boats go by. Great for my dog lovely enclosed garden and just step outside for...More

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Navigator507924, VR Owner at Cairnbaan Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review - it’s very much appreciated. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again (repeat customers get 10% discount on full week bookings - just mention when you stayed before)😊

Reviewed June 8, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and in Argyll in general, plenty to do and weather was exceptional.

Thank ffyfe
Management response:Responded June 12, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Cairnbaan Cottage and thanks for taking the time to leave a review. It was good to meet you and we hope to see you again sometime. Regards, Morag & Iain

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Reviewed May 2, 2018


Management response:Responded May 3, 2018


  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Pets are allowed by arrangement but Pets are not allowed on the furniture or in the bedrooms.
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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About the neighborhood
Cairnbaan Cottage is located in the Conservation area of Cairnbaan and on the banks of the Crinan Canal 'Britain's most beautiful shortcut'. The local area is called Dalriada, an ancient costal kingdom in the Heart of Argyll.

Cairnbaan is only 3 miles from the town of Lochgilphead which has a supermarket, petrol stations, banks, shops, pubs, Indian and Chinese restaurants, a chip shop, a swimming pool, sports centre and a 9 hole golf course open to visitors. If you wish to explore further afield, Oban (34 miles) is known as the 'Gateway to the Isles' and here you can catch ferries to several Inner Hebridean islands including Mull, Iona, Tiree and Colonsay.
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How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 82.0 mi
Railway: Oban: 34.2 mi
Cairnbaan is about 3 miles north of Lochgilphead, Argyll on the A816 Lochgilphead to Oban road. Turn off the A816 onto the B841 (signposted Crinan), continue past the Cairnbaan Hotel and instead of crossing the canal road bridge, turn right (straight on) onto a single track road which follows along the side of the Crinan Canal. Continue on this road for about half a mile and after Lock No. 8, take the track to the right and about 50m along, you will see the cottage, first on your left. The gates at the side of the house lead into the parking area and garden.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.7 mi.
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