“Home away from home”
Seacliffe sits right on the shores of Loch Fyne, on Scotlands West Coast. Nesting within the surrounding mountains, this Victorian Villa faces West to the superb sunsets, and magnificent views, of Argylls secret coast.
An hour and half drive from Glasgow, our house offers a peaceful time by the water. Step directly from the garden onto the pebbled edge of Loch Fyne, or look out from the cosy comfort of the front rooms to the stunning loch and its wild natural environment. You might spot a playful seal, stately heron or rare red squirrel!
Tardis like this self-catering home offers spacious comfort for 9-14 people. Gather within a well-equipped kitchen, around warming log fires, with lots of living spaces and cosy beds perfect for a luxury lochside stay.
Sitting & Being
Our 3 charming public rooms offer light airy spaces for thinking, talking & being; the Sitting Room, the Living Room & the Snug (named so because of it’s stove). You’ll find log fires in the Sitting and Living rooms and large loch facing windows with views stretching across the loch and mountains.
The Living Room is filled for entertaining times together; a 32inch LCD Screen, dvd player with a selection of DVD’s, a well-stocked holiday library, walking and information guides and selection of games.
There is wifi but no phone.
Eating & Meeting
The house is ideal for multiple families, groups for special occasions and business brainstorming. Gather up to 10 around the kitchen table and 8-14 around the large oak dining table.
Well-equipped the kitchen is ripe for making good food with your favourite people; a large pantry, side-by-side fridge freezer with ice and water dispenser, ceramic hob cooker with 60L main oven, small fridge, place settings for 14 and a dishwasher they all fit in.
Shindig ready the dining room has a 5 disk CD changer with an eccentric collection of CD’s, a Marantz amplifier, Wharfdale and KEF speakers.
Bruce Legacy, Trader lady and Strachur
Seacliffe sleeps 9 in beds; 2 kings, 2 twins, and a single (pictured below). For more guests there are double sofa beds in both the Snug and Living Room. As extras there are two double inflatable mattresses in the pantry. A place for 9-15 sleepyheads.
To keep you sumptuously snug all the beds come with electric blankets, down pillows and duvets or soft synthetic pillows and duvets for allergies.
An Eye For Detail
Seacliffe’s accommodation includes; bathroom, laundry/drying room, an accessible shower room with toilet, and a toilet on it’s own on the ground floor.
Throughout the house there is a curated Scottish Art collection.
Our house is earth aware we have; underfloor heating from the loch as it’s heat source, electricity from solar panels which exports surplus electricity to the grid, composting the garden, local council recycling pickup and
Step out onto the loch side terrace with seating, fire pit and stone steps to the pebble beach and jetty. In the grounds there is parking space for 4 cars, more at a push.
A couple of doors down is the local post office, with a well stocked shop, and tearoom with home cooking.
Two pubs are within a stroll; the Clachan the lively village local and the award winning Creggans Inn offers lovely pub grub and a fine dining restaurant. A short drive away is the superb Inver Cottage Restaurant.
The Cowal Peninsula holds lots of interest; stunning natural beauty, vibrant arts scene, ancient sites, castles and lots of outdoor activities. Strachur borders Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. A short drive across the loch leads to Inverary with it’s famous castle. Beyond is the Mull of Kintyre, north further still Oban. Find out more on Argylls Secret Coast