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Drover's Way

Kilmartin, Argyll & The Isles (Ref. 2758)



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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "A wonderful cottage, very comfortable and well equipped, a new ceramic hob and dishwasher as an example."

    Because of it’s slightly elevated location you have a great view over the countryside and a teasing view of Loch Awe which can be seen from the decked area and master bedroom to watch the sunrise and sunset with your favourite drink ( depending on what you think is suitable for the time of day

    Reviewed by PhilipApr 2022

  • "The cottage was better than expected."

    The views of the Loch from the lounge and bedroom were fantastic. Because of the location the dark skies are remarkable. The welcome treats were very much appreciated. Very friendly owners made us feel welcome.

    Reviewed by MartinNov 2021

  • "I really enjoyed my stay here, it was super clean and the area was very peaceful and quiet with brilliant views of loch awe."

    There are lots of birds and wildlife and plenty of waterfalls to look at. There are some great woodland walks and would recommend taking a bike to cycle around the area.

    Reviewed by KevinNov 2021

  • "Lovely cottage as described."

    Welcoming host. Easy arrival and key collection.

    Reviewed by MarieSep 2021

  • "The scenery was spectacular, the cottage very comfortable and completely private."

    It was isolated but the peace and quiet was all that we wanted.

    Reviewed by SheilaAug 2021

  • "The premises were spotless,furnished to a very high standard,location stunning and the owners were there to help with anything."

    Reviewed by TimothyAug 2021

  • "If you want to get away from it all, this cosy cottage with views of Loch Awe is perfect."

    A dream destination for anyone who loves wildlife, stargazing and cycling on empty roads. Standing stones and burial mounds of Kilmartin are about 10 miles away, with picturesque Crinan a few miles further on. Bear in mind that the nearest shops are about a 40-mile round trip away, so stock up on your way in. Owners are lovely and can't do enough to help.

    Reviewed by NigelAug 2021

  • "This was a beautiful cottage in a beautiful place."

    Only a 2 minute walk to the loch - perfect! The owners are lovely and very helpful too, highly recommend!

    Reviewed by SamuelJul 2021

  • "Only problem was the 30 min drive from main road to cottage which could be a bit ..."

    Only problem was the 30 min drive from main road to cottage which could be a bit nerve racking but once cottage reached it was totally amazing

    Reviewed by HazelJul 2021

  • "Would definitely recommend this cottage, the description & pictures were accurate and true!"

    Lovely owners also, very happy

    Reviewed by IanJul 2021

  • "Drover’s Way is very nice in a lovely quiet location."

    The views were magnificent even when the weather wasn’t. The owners were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the area and for coming with ideas on what to do. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by AnthonyJun 2021

  • "Great cottage to rent very comfortable hosts are close by if you need anything, ..."

    Great cottage to rent very comfortable hosts are close by if you need anything, has everything you need and stunning views and if you get good weather it definitely beats going abroad

    Reviewed by GrahamJun 2021

  • "The cottage is lovely& beautiful, the pictures doesn't make the justice for this fabouluse comfortable cottage!"

    The view is absolutely stunning. Lots of wildlife in the garden.

    Reviewed by EwaMay 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely, and faultless."

    We just hadn't realised how far we would have to go to get anywhere else!

    Reviewed by RachelSep 2020

  • "On arrival Elspeth was very welcoming."

    The property was a lovely, clean and comfortable little cottage. We had 3 regular red squirrels visit us on a daily basis, we also saw a family of red deer, a hind and 2 youngsters, a fabulous site. The views from the property are beautiful even when you lie in bed it’s just fab. The drive to the property down the single track road did take about 35 minutes but that’s all part of having a nice secluded property. We would love to return in the future and would recommend this property to anyone.

    Reviewed by MartinSep 2020

  • "It's a beautiful place nice and peaceful with loads of wildlife very pleased to see some pine martens"

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2020

  • "Should have mentioned lack of proper WiFi signal."

    Reviewed by CarolineAug 2020

  • "Spectacular scenery Amazing wild life ."

    .pine Martin's Red Deer Red Squirrels and the fantastic Golden Eagles. 100% recommended...

    Reviewed by RonaldSep 2019

  • "It is a long jouney to shops so people should always have at least 3 days worth of food."

    Great feeding squirrels, pine martin and birds from patio so have pently of nuts!

    Reviewed by F VincentJun 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with views of the Loch."

    The cottage has everything you need and is clean and tidy. The red squirrel in the back garden is a joy to watch.

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2019

  • "Wonderful location close to a beautiful Loch."

    We love wildlife and had Red Squirrel and Pine Martin visiting the garden. This is a wonderfully quiet and remote location.

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2019

  • "It was a very cosy home with a superb view."

    We sat a lot on the patio to watch the birds. The owners are very kind. We lovend the silance

    Reviewed by WietzeMay 2019

  • "Great little cottage in a beautiful location."

    Surrounding historic site is a must see, also saw abundant wild life from the elusive red squirrel to deer and even a weasel. Great place if you want peace, quiet and tranquillity. Beautiful drives around Argyll, very scenic. Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by AlasdairOct 2018

  • "Lovely holiday home, very comfortable with everything you could wish for."

    The single track lane leading to the property was 'interesting' to drive; but is due to be resurfaced shortly which will help. We would certainly return!!!

    Reviewed by DeberahSep 2018

  • "Lovely views from cottage with the colours changing every day ."

    Owners really nice and recommended some good places to visit .

    Reviewed by AllisonAug 2018

  • "A quiet beautiful place to stay."

    We had a lovely time. The hosts were very helpful.

    Reviewed by MalcolmJul 2018

  • "Excellent cottage, all mod cons, beautiful surroundings."

    Reviewed by RebeccaJul 2018

  • "Description was accurate lovely cottage nice and clean and in a very quiet and remote area."

    Perfect for kids too. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by JakeMay 2018

  • "Very good cottage with everything that was needed including a bike shed."

    Location is off a single track road so to get anywhere you must be prepared to drive a minimum of 20 minutes to get onto a main road car essential.

    Reviewed by BarbaraOct 2017

  • "It is a little bit out of the way on a narrow country lane with passing places but if you don't mind that it's all good."

    Reviewed by GailSep 2017

  • "Nothing at all wrong with the cottage it was marvellous and in a lovely setting."

    .. So comfy and peaceful Just a tadge too far away for us from a small village and restaurant/pub to eat out in the evening

    Reviewed by ElizabethJun 2017

  • "Beautiful setting."

    Peace and tranquility.

    Reviewed by HelenSep 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric hob/oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD player, WiFi, selection of books, DVDs and games
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Large sunny lawned area to front and back with decked area with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking (this includes E-cigarettes)
  • Shop and pub 11 miles
  • Note: This property has a private water supply
  • Note: Sorry, this property does not accept infants
  • Please note: the property is in a rural location
  • Note: Although this property does show beds for 4 people, the maximum occupancy is 3.

The property

Kilmartin 11 miles.

A lovingly renovated semi-detached character cottage, in the small hamlet of Durran, just 5 minutes' walk from the shores of Loch Awe.

This charming single-storey cottage offers a warm and welcoming holiday home for all the family.

The property has been tastefully furnished throughout including a woodburning stove in the sitting room and patio doors out onto decking with wonderful views out towards the loch.

The property also boasts a large sunny garden to the front and rear, perfect for alfresco dining!

This is a superb holiday area, with boating and fishing (permit required) on the loch, and fantastic walks and cycle ways right on the doorstep.

The village of Kilmartin, known for its history and archaeology, offers a pub, hotel and museum, as well as a fascinating churchyard and two castles.

The towns of Lochgilphead and Oban are also within easy reach.

Note: This property is near ref 15716 and together they accommodate 6 people.

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About the location


Crinan 7 miles; Lochgilphead 8 miles; Tarbert 21 miles; Oban 30 miles.

The village of Kilmartin sits at the heart of Kilmartin Glen, one of the most important prehistoric sites on the Scottish mainland. In the area there are rock carvings, standing stones, burial cairns and the remains of the Iron-Age fort at Dunadd, the home of the first kings of Scotland. Kilmartin is home to a church, pub, a castle and the Kilmartin House Museum with visitor centre next door, housing a café. The town of Lochgilphead is eight miles away, offering a good selection of cafes and small shops selling a range of goods, foods and crafts, while the village of Inveraray, home to the Duke and Duchess of Argyll, is within driving distance. Close by is Crinan Canal, which is surrounded by the stunning scenery of Argyll and Bute. From end to end the canal is nine miles long, and its sheltered waters make it an ideal place for beginners and the more experienced paddlers to explore. There are beautiful walks to be enjoyed throughout the area from Kilmichael Forest, to those at Port Ann and Dunardry and up over the hill from the stoney beach at Crinan Ferry, from where you can look out over Jura and north towards Mull. A trip to the Scottish Beaver Trail in Knapdale Forest also provides a fun family day out, plus the fishing village of Tarbert gives you superb access to all the ferry points across Kintyre that travel to Gigha, Arran, Islay and Portavadie.

Note: Sorry, this property does not accept infants.
Note: Although this property does show beds for 4 people, the maximum occupancy is 3.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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