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Cottage with gorgeous view along Loch Awe, Argyll - Barr-beithe Lower

Quality self-catering cottage. Stunning scenery. Centrally located for exploring Argyll
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4 reviews
Quality self-catering cottage. Stunning scenery. Centrally located for exploring Argyll
outlook from Bar-beithe Lower looking over fields and Loch Awe. 300m from Loch
Open-plan lounge and diner with cosy gas stove
Dining area with seating for 6
Cosy sunroom with patio doors leading out to patio area
Master bedroom looking out to views of Loch
Well appointed kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine
Bathroom with towels provided
Shower room
Taken from field behind Bar-beithe Lower
View of Bar-beithe and Loch Awe the hill
Cottage on south side of Loch awe affording beautiful sunsets
Bar-beithe waterfall
Scottish blackface lambs playing on a rock
Kilchurn Castle at the top end of Loch Awe.
Oban Bay. Visit Oban distillery. Take trip to the Islands of Mull & Iona. Enjoy lovely fish & chips
Kilmartin Glen - Standing stones, burial cairns, cup and ring markings
Crinan Canal - walk or cycle along the towpath. Watch yatchs navigate their way through the locks
Osprey landing on nest. There a several pairs nesting on Loch Awe
Red Squirrels eating from the bird feeder
Barn owl in hole taken by one of our many guests who are wild life enthusists
Swallows lining up on the fence before they leave at the end of the summer
Puffin seen on a boat trip to the Treshnish Isles on a trip from Oban
Scottish blackfaced lambs
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
In Argyll, an area of natural beauty and stunning scenery with an abundance of wildlife, this farm cottage offers comfortable holiday accommodation for 2 to 5 people. Situated 400m from the shores of Loch Awe, the longest fresh water loch in Scotland. Barr-beithe Lower has wonderful views across the loch that can be appreciated from a cosy garden room, next to fields and a waterfall.

We offer comfortable, quality accommodation in 4 cottages that can accommodate 2 – 6 people. All Visit Scotland 4 star grading.

We are centrally located for touring Argyll and the West Highlands with Oban and its distillery, the Islands of Mull and Iona, majestic Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Lomond all within reach of a day's touring. More locally, Inveraray Castle and Jail, Cruachan Power Station, scenic Glen Orchy, Crinan Canal, historic Kilmartin Gl...
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Listing #HL6617024
About the Owner
Catriona O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I will visit on the day of your arrival to check that you are happy with everything and to answer any questions you have. Put the kettle on and enjoy a cup of tea and homemade shortbread laid out for you on arrival
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

Had a fabulous holiday. On our second day, sitting in the sunroom, taking in the wonderful view of the loch we spotted an osprey feeding in the bay!! Visited Oban distillery and sampled their whiskey. Took the ferry over to Mull and did a wild...More

Thank DAB24642
Management response:Responded May 13, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your stay in Barr-beithe Lower. The Osprey comes across the loch to fish sometimes and you did well to spot it. Thanks for taking the time to write your review, much appreciated.

Reviewed January 9, 2017

What can I say about Barr-Beithe Lower other than its a personal favourite cottage of mine to visit . From the stunning surroundings and amazing sunsets (when you get them) , it's hard to beat . The view from the sun room looking out to...More

Thank Alan M
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

The accommodation was dated but had all the basic facilities and views of Lake Awe were great. Please be aware though that when we stayed there was considerable evidence of damp in both bedrooms. This needs urgent attention. Also, please read small print on second...More

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  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests are asked to leave their cottage clean and tidy, as they found it. Wi-fi: this is recieved via satellite and has a strict data cap, so guests are asked not to play games...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    3 Twins
    1 Full
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Jul 21, 2018 -
Aug 24, 2018
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Sep 7, 2018
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Nov 2, 2018
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About the neighborhood
Loch Awe
Loch Awe, the longest fresh water loch in Scotland is surrounded by hill sheep and cattle farms, and trees offering some stunning scenery with Ben Cruachan, a munro 1125m high, standing proud at one end. In the 1960s a hydro electic power station was built in the heart of the mountain and tours are offered which will take you 1km into the “hollow mountain”.
There are 4 castles on Loch Awe. Kilchurn Castle, at the foot of Ben Cruachan. Inneschonnel Castle situated on an island 2 miles from the cottage, Fraoch Eilean and Fincharn at the bottom end of the loch. All Clan Campbell strong holds. A trip around Loch Awe is approx 66 miles, the majority of which is single track road.
Fishing:Salmon, brown trout, pike, perch and charr can be caught and permits (excluding salmon)are...
Getting around
A car is recommended. There is no public transport locally.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 93.2 mi
Railway: Dalmally: 15.5 mi
Ferry: Rosyth: 124.3 mi
Blarghour is situated 10 miles along the B840 which tracks Loch Awe's southern shores. We are 2 hours from Glasgow airport and 3hrs from Edinburgh airport. Inveraray is 35 minutes drive and Oban 1 hour. Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, Ben Nevis and Kintyre are all within easy reach of a days touring.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 37.3 mi.
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