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Acharossan House

Kilfinan, Argyll & The Isles (Ref. 972515)

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  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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    Alison M
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    “Beautiful, relaxed, home from home on a grand scale.”

    I visited here with extended family members. Ages ranged from 12 to 78 years old. The house is only at the end of a long bumpy lane over several cattle grids and some fairly deep divots. This is the only negative thing that can be said of the house. The scenery it sits in is stunning. The peace and quiet is amazing. The whole family can safely roam the surrounding acres of land spotting the local flora and fauna. ...

    I visited here with extended family members. Ages ranged from 12 to 78 years old. The house is only at the end of a long bumpy lane over several cattle grids and some fairly deep divots. This is the only negative thing that can be said of the house. The scenery it sits in is stunning. The peace and quiet is amazing. The whole family can safely roam the surrounding acres of land spotting the local flora and fauna. The house itself offers a warm welcome. The underfloor heating, central heating and open fires mean that however Scottish the weather is the house is always cosy and warm despite its size. The kitchen is the heart of the house and is a real cooks kitchen. Everything you could possibly want is here from a Magi Mix to a fish kettle. The appliances are top notch (Miele) and everything in it is well maintained. There are more than enough pots, pans and cutlery to have a great big house party. The combination of a range cooker and an additional cooker as well as two fridges and a freezer means that catering for a large party is hassle free. The end of the kitchen has a comfortable seating area and this opens onto a patio for BBQ's if you feel like some al fresco cooking. There is one TV in the library where the younger people commandeered the remote controls. Sky TV was a bonus for the two Wembley play offs that our party was interested in; Norwich and Preston if you're interested, they both got promotion. The second lounge offered a more relaxed area with music and a place to chat over a glass of wine in cosy, comfort. Storage here is amazing. There is a huge hallway with quaker style hooks round the walls and with bench seating underneath. This was a great place to hang our outdoor wear and leave all of shoes. Within this hallway were the utility room, larder and boot room with gun cabinet, fishing rods, wellies and waders to fit the whole family and their friends. The bedrooms are spread over two floors and are comfortable and bright. They are fitted out with period furniture. The beds vary in comfort. The bunk beds are a on the firm side, the very large single four poster is comfortable but squeaks when you move. This was not a problem but may irritate some people. The bathrooms are all of a very high standard with excellent water pressure to ensure great showers. The 2 main bedrooms also have a bath as well as a separate shower. Hand wash is provided but you need to bring your own toiletries. The towels are small bath towels but there are more available in the cupboards on the landing as well as an ample supply of toilet rolls. There were some lovely personal touches in the house; fresh flowers dotted around the house and home made brownies awaited our arrival. This is definitely a holiday home I would return to.

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Acharossan House is a beautifully presented period house with open fires and ample space for larger parties to relax in and enjoy, including private tennis court.

Tucked away in its own secluded location amongst 1200 acres of farmland you are assured of a wonderful comfortable stay here - the perfect tranquil retreat to return to at the end of a day exploring the countryside.

The Cowal Peninsula is an ideal holiday location, renowned for its beautiful rugged coastline, hills and lochs as well as its historic sites.

Friendly people and lots of exciting activities including sailing, golfing, fishing, walking, cycling and sightseeing to make your visit to this corner of Argyll a memorable one.

The properties are centrally and conveniently placed to explore the islands, and only two hours drive from Glasgow.

Acharossan Holiday Cottages offer high quality all year round self catering accommodation, located near Loch Fyne and the Kyles of Bute, Argyll, on the west coast of Scotland.

Acharossan House, Lilybank, Inveryne Cottage and Craigard Cottage each have their own individual character and size with tasteful decor and style, providing comfort and the ideal base to unwind and explore.

The cottages can be let individually or combined depending upon your size of party.

Time spent here is perfect for family holidays, friends spending time together, romantic retreats and lovers of the open country life.

Acharossan, a former lodge on the drove road from Kilfinan to Tighnabruaich stands in its own farmland with views towards Kintyre over Loch Fyne.

Lilybank, named for the wild daffodils in spring, has stood in its unique setting for 200 years.

Inveryne Cottage has panoramic views over Loch Fyne and the setting sun.

Craigard Cottage in Tighnabruaich has beautiful views of the Isles of Bute and Arran.

There is wonderful fresh local produce that is available to try including delicious game and venison sourced locally, along with shellfish, salmon and halibut, local artisan cheese, meats and Loch Fyne Ales.

Just over the hill from the tiny village of Kilfinan, this former 18th century Laird house has recently undergone a complete renovation whilst preserving the character and charm of the old and combining it with the ease of the new.

First impression as you enter the house is the bright, spacious feel and tasteful decor throughout.

With a five star grading and five en-suite bedrooms it comfortably sleeps up to 11 people.

It is a sensational all year round holiday destination, with fabulous entertaining space ideal for larger parties wishing to enjoy a self catering holiday together in superb, unspoilt natural beauty.

Its location is the ideal base to relax with friends and family or venture out and explore all that there is on offer to do and see in this spectacular part of Argyll.


Large open plan kitchen/conservatory with electric/gas range cookers, microwave, freezer, fridge, dishwasher, and washing machine/dryer. Library with Sky TV, Wi-Fi and cosy open fire. Comfortable sitting room with open log fire making it easy to unwind with logs provided. Underfloor heating throughout downstairs with oak and flagstone flooring.


  • Large private garden to enjoy the peace and quiet
  • Relax on the terrace with garden furniture and BBQ provided including a starter pack of charcoal.Play tennis in your own private tennis court
  • All heating, electricity, bed linen and towels provided
  • Hair dryers provided
  • Travel cot and two high chairs available to hire
  • Two dogs welcome.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Fort William 45 miles; Glasgow 95 miles.

The bustling town of Oban rests amidst the picturesque hills surrounding Oban Bay, on the stunning west coast of Scotland and offers an abundance of bars and restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. The town's beautiful streets are awash with a wide choice of shops and boutiques, whilst the Oban Distillery is easily accessible occupying a central position within the town centre. Take a trip to the Scottish Sealife Sanctuary situated on Loch Creran, offering crystal clear waters inhabited by a variety of enchanting marine creatures. The tiny Isle of Lismore is just a short ferry ride away, boasting a wealth of wild flowers and home to 130 differing species of birdlife, whilst the Isles of Mull and Iona are a great location for a day trip. An ideal base for a unique and unforgettable holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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