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Alder Cottage - Cottage holidays in Dunoon, Argyll and Bute

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Alder Cottage - at a glance

Sleeps 6 persons

Pets allowed Fishing on site or near by No smoking

Alder Cottage is a lovely detached property which sits on the hillside overlooking Loch Long and the Firth of Clyde, near Dunoon. Set on the edge of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, the cottage is one of four situated within a small holiday development with ample outdoor activities available. Internally, Alder is spacious, comfortable and cosy. On the ground floor there is an open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with a vaulted pine beam ceiling and a built-in wood burning stove. There is also a shower room with toilet and a double bedroom downstairs. Large patio doors leading out onto a deck with magnificent views over the sea with hills beyond and complete with garden furniture. There is access to a barbecue area in the open plan/shared garden surrounding the cottages. Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms; a galleried twin room with a second twin room adjoining, both rooms have coombed ceilings. Alder Cottage can be booked along with Rowan Cottage to provide accommodation for up to 12 people. The Cowal Peninsula is a lovely part of Scotland, bordered on three sides by stunning sea lochs and to the north by the majestic Arrochar Alps. It has its own unique history and unspoiled natural environment. Cowal is peppered by many lovely small communities, all offering something unique while in total contrast, the only town, Dunoon which is a lively gathering place for the whole community and is only a 20 minute drive away. The natural environment of Cowal is superb, it is beautiful to simply soak in but it is also the place to find wildlife in abundance, from red squirrels and red deer in the woods to porpoises, dolphins and basking sharks in the lochs. There is ample bird life enjoying the wide and varied habitats. Outdoor activity is easily found, from sailing & kayaking on the sheltered waters to cycling and walking in the woods the Argyll Forest can be accessed directly behind the property. Golf, horse riding, fishing and are all available. Cowal is also the place for adventure sports including gorge walking, mountain biking, rock climbing and abseiling as well as quad biking, archery, clay shooting. For anyone who is passionate about food, Cowal offers the best of fresh, local produce, from the seafood caught daily, to the local organic beef, poultry, game, lamb and free range eggs, buy it and cook it yourself or have a great night out in a choice of restaurants. A stay in Alder Cottage is an ideal escape away from it all with the additional benefit of many activities to choose from to make a perfect holiday for all ages and interest.


GardenOn nice days, when you want to relax you can sit out in Alder Cottage's garden and enjoy the sun shine. Children also love the outdoors so it can be a great place for them. Although, with young children you should always check any garden is safe for them.

Open Fire / Log Burning Stove

Open FirePlanning a winter break in Argyll and Bute? A lovely way to enjoy a cold winter's evening is to spend it in front of the open fire or log burning stove. So if you are looking for that authentic country cottage feel on a winters evening then Alder Cottage could be your perfect choice.

Enjoy a Barbecue

BBQOne of the key benefits of a self catering holiday is the ability to choose how you eat! Alder Cottage has a barbeque so you can, weather permitting, cook outside and enjoy a barbeque on a warm summers night whilst enjoying the fresh air.


BBQThere is one or more televisions at Alder Cottage. Ideal if you want to catch up with the latest on your favourite programmes or just fancy a quiet night in relaxing in front of the box.

Family holidays in Argyll and Bute

Family Cottage BreaksAlder Cottage sleeps up to 6 people so could be perfect for your family or group. So if you are looking for a family holiday in Argyll and Bute then Alder Cottage could be just the ticket.

Pet friendly cottage breaks in Argyll and Bute

Pets welcomedIf you have a dog and you want to bring them with you on your holiday in Argyll and Bute then... Great news! Alder Cottage welcomes dogs. Often cottage owners have some restrictions on where your dog can roam in the property and there may be a small extra charge. However, there is no reason why your pet needs to miss out on the family holiday.

Easy Walking Access

More about Alder Cottage

The property has electric heaters and comprises:

Open plan lounge / kitchen / diner:

Lounge area: wood-burning stove, Freeview TV and DVD, wooden vaulted ceiling and patio doors leading onto decked area with view overlooking farmland and out to the sea

Dining area: with table and chairs for six

Kitchen area: with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and freezer

Bedroom 1: with double bed

Shower room: with large shower enclosure, WC and wash basin

First Floor

Bedroom 2: a gallery room with two single beds, coombed ceiling

Bedroom 3: access via bedroom 2 with two single beds and coombed ceiling

• Non Smoking • Fishing on site or near by • Easy Walking Access • Pets allowed • Parking Available • Has a Garden •

This cottage Sleeps 6

Price: £ 280 - £475


Cottage address: Alder Cottage, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute.PA23 8TP

As you can see Alder Cottage is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Dunoon. And well suited to explore the whole of Argyll and Bute.

Loctated on or close to a National Park



 Things to do & places to visit in Argyll and Bute near Alder Cottage

Fishing holiday in Argyll and Bute?

Fishing near byIf you enjoy fishing and fancy a bit of fishing in Argyll and Bute then Alder Cottage could be perfect as there are fishing opportunities close to the cottage. You will probably need a rod licence but you can always check what's needed when you book.

There are plenty of great places to vist near Alder Cottage. Take a look at out holiday ideas pages for details of many places that are well worth considering visiting whilst on holiday at Alder Cottage.

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