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Glenashdale in Dunoon, Argyll and the Isles

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
2 bathrooms

Glenashdale description

Holiday home
Glenashdale is a charming, detached cottage set in a idyllic position, boasting views across the Firth of Clyde, and sleeping six people in three bedrooms. The cottage includes two double bedrooms (one on the ground floor) and one twin, along with a first floor bathroom and a ground floor shower room. There is a also a kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room with woodburner. Outside is a front lawned garden with furniture. Glenashdale offers friends and families a charming, thoughtfully-furnished base from which to enjoy the nearby woodland walking and cycling trails, the history and the surrounding stunning scenery of this magical location.

The traditional resort town of Dunoon sits on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. Accessible by both land and sea, the trip to Dunoon can either be a ferry crossing over the Firth of Clyde, considered to be one of the best sailing areas in the world, or by a drive through spectacular scenery of dramatic mountains and lochs, each more breathtaking than the last.

From the lush green farmlands of the Borders to the ruggedness of the Highlands, the Scots are proud of their land and identity. Scotland also has some of Britain's best beaches with glorious stretches of clean sand over which to roam.

Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 1 x smart TV, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Front lawned garden with patio and furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Beach 3 mins walk. Note: This property has feather pillows and duvets. Note: There is a steep drop in the garden to a partially unfenced stream, children to be supervised at all times. Note: Due to the age and style of this property, the staircase is steep and does not have a handrail; unsuitable for those with limited mobility


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • By the sea
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Mrs Gahagan
May 2019
The house should have been cleaner.. Dusty and hairy in some areas. Decor needs refreshing in areas. A small hole cut in cupboard surround to stick hand in to switch on downstairs bathroom light! Glass pane in kitchen door broken. Wardrobe area in upstairs double bedroom grubby and unpleasant. We chose not to use it. Wakened at 4.45 every morning by resident pheasant in garden. Bedside lamp in downstairs bedroom not working. This is not up to usual standards we have experienced with Sykes cottages. We did enjoy our holiday in this beautiful area and views from the house were spectacular.
Mr Danby
April 2019
On arrival found level of cleanliness unacceptable.. Wooden flooring needed cleaning carpets full of dog hair hoover blocked unable to use. Shower mouldy front of washing machine thick with dirt. We have photos to back this up. Looking forward to speaking with you.
Miss Allan
March 2019
Lovely cottage in a beautiful location.. We've never stayed in a place which was so quiet and peaceful. The cottage was clean and well equipped, the beds were very comfy. The views from the living room and garden were amazing! We had a dog with us at and there were walks down to the beach directly from the cottage. Although the cottage seems to be remote it is actually 10 minutes from Dunoon and local takeaways deliver here if you don't feel like cooking.
Mrs Tinniing
March 2019
The new kitchen is brilliant such an improvement on the old one.. Just a shame the lighting can't be switched on in levels ie plinth, counter level and then the ceiling.
Mr Sutton
December 2018
Fabulous location.. Well equipped property,exceptional view.Excellent all round.
Mrs Brown
September 2018
Although we had probably the worst weather the area had had for a while ie.. Storm Ali we were warm and comfortable and had no problems. The poor garden suffered a bit from tree debris blown down and the furniture all flew about the garden but was fortunately not broken and easily restored to its position in the garden. Seeing deer in the garden was a treat and seeing the coastline appear and disappear across the Firth of Clyde as the weather changed was interesting whilst being in a cosy place and enjoying a glass of wine. The position of the cottage in relation to the Osborne Restaurant which is a lovely place for a good meal and a friendly greeting was an added bonus.
Mrs Tompkins
September 2018
The cottage was bueatifull, lovely garden, comfy beds, spectacular views, we had all we needed, it exceeded all our expectations, we definitely recommend and our little dog Barney had a lovely time too..
Mr Cairns
June 2018
Shop was 2 miles not 1, paths to beach very overgrown.. Only 2 pedal bin liners, 2 dishwasher tablets and 2 hand towels for the whole week.
Mr Westrop
June 2018
The weather couldn't have been better, which helps a lot, the cottage is beautiful & as advertised.. Only small snag was the kettle broke & I wound up fixing it my self because I couldn't contact anyone or get them to ring me back, but it's O.K. now. Brilliant Holiday!!!
Mr Shearer
April 2018
The views of the Firth of Clyde from Glenashdale are breath-taking, and waking up to deer and pheasants in the garden makes this a very special cottage..
Mrs Tinniing
April 2018
Views from the cottage stunning..
Miss Duncan
March 2018
Had been before to this cottage, chose to go again so knew it suited me and my dog with its location and large secure garden.. Wonderful views, comfortable beds and sofas, decently equipped kitchen, the new porch makes a difference. Peaceful setting.
Mrs Light
March 2018
House in a quiet area.. Driveway was a little tricky to manoeuvre out of. Lovely big garden often with local wildlife. Fantastic views from the lounge. Whilst I cannot fault the house and facilities it is not one we would use again. Mainly due to the stairs which were steep especially to the upstairs bathroom.
February 2018
Had a brilliant holiday in this lovely house cosy beds great wood burner views to die for .great garden for our granddaughter and the dog great value for money we will definitely be back the Young and Court families
Mrs Young
February 2018
Lovely cottage fab views from most rooms well worth the money .. We had the log fire on every night it was lovely and cosy. kitchen a bit tired nice to know its getting a face lift soon. The Garden was great for the dog nelson and our granddaughter eve we saw lots of wildlife .This was a great chill out holiday we will definitely be back ,the Young and Court familys
February 2018
Fabulous cottage with stunning views.. Will return at some point but will highly recommend Glenashdale as a great place to base your holiday.
Mr Harris
September 2017
Excellent location for exploring this region of Scotland, garden brilliant for dogs, house will benefit from improved kitchen and verandah planned by owner, look forward to returning in the future..
July 2017
Lovely cottage with an amazing view.. Beautiful garden and the cottage has everything you need for a great vacation!
Mrs Barrass
June 2017
Brilliant cottage in perfect location
Mr Dobson
June 2017
If you like hiking this is the holiday for you.. Loads of trails around doonon,it's just a sort walk to the beach from the house,down a path at the side of the garden.
Mrs Mailley
May 2017
A beautiful cottage in a stunning location.. Very comfortable and clean with everything provided for a real home from home experience but with jaw dropping views and location. We would definitely recommend and look forward to coming back.
Mrs Clarke
November 2015
Lovely, warm and well equiped cottage.. The most wonderful views. We will definitely return. Could not have asked for a better cottage.
Mr Smith
July 2015
We thought that this was an excellent property, with a very homely feel, and delightful quirky features. The views were exceptional and we would not hesitate to recommend it or return.
Miss Cowell
July 2015
A stunning house with stunning views. The beautiful cottage had every amenity available for us. It is very spacious and airy with lots of light throughout this delightful Glenashdale property. Thank you.
Ms Carr
June 2015
Can hardly call Glenashdale a cottage, it is a beautiful house in a perfect setting for a very relaxing holiday. A real home from home with everything you could possibly need to enjoy yourself; be it cooking, reading, watching TV/movies, listening to music or surfing the web, it was all there in abundance, would gladly recommenced this property to friends and family, anyone really. If you're looking for a great place to stay on the west coast, whatever it is you like to do, this is the spot.
Mr Martin
June 2015
What a lovely house to stay in! There was everything you needed. The view from the back rooms and garden were fabulous with constant activity on the Firth of Clyde, including submarines, ferry's, fishing boats and ocean liners! The garden has a resident pheasant and deer often came in for a feed on the grass and bushes. We did see one seal but the red squirrels eluded us. All in all a lovely place to spend your holiday.
Mrs Eames
April 2015
In a quiet peaceful location, with deer and pheasants in the garden. There was plenty of good walking in and around the area, loved the views from bay window.
Mrs McCarthy
November 2014
Absolutely adorable cottage! Had all we needed and more! Stunning views!
Mrs Williams
October 2014
Lovely comfortable house, a home from home. Had everything you needed with fantastic views. Absolutely loved it.
Ms Hill
September 2014
Excellent cottage, well equipped with the added perk of a piano! The garden was lovely and there were nice walks about the area. Friendly and informative welcoming letter and friendly neighbours. Very comfortable beds and pillows and a great shower.
Mr Findlay
September 2014
The cottage and the location were perfect.
Mr Findlay
September 2014
The cottage and the location were perfect.
Kathy H
September 2014
Glenashdale really is a beautiful and well equipt cottage, just perfect for relaxing in. It's location is good, with nice walks on the doorstep and well positioned for travelling to other areas/sights like the Argyll forests. Super comfy beds, great views, deer and pheasants in the garden, and friendly neighbours. The driveway is a little awkward to get in and out of, but there is always the option of parking in the turning point up on the road.
Mrs Couper
May 2014
The location was excellent, quite beautiful and within reach of 4 good restaurants and for touring around magnificent scenery.
Mr Caswell
February 2014
We all settled in very quickly to Glenashdale. Felt very warm and homely. The views are spectacular.
Mrs Brown
January 2014
Stunning views from all bedrooms and lounge, feeling very spacious in a peaceful location.
Mrs McKie
January 2014
Location; good size of property to share with family esp having two bathrooms; wood burning stove giving a lovely atmosphere during bad weather; lovely views and nice walks; kitchen facilities excellent... In fact catered for all our needs.
sue b
January 2014
spacious cottage with all you need to hand,amazing views from every room,fantastic location,very comfortable,warm welcome,wine and nibbles!
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