Situated within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Fern Cottage is located in the quiet hamlet of Ardentinny, near Dunoon. Fern Cottage is situated next to the Argyll Forest, which offers numerous forest tracks, marked walks and cycleways, all easily accessible, and right on your doorstep. Fern Cottage has listed building status, and retains many of its period features, such as stone walls, wooden panelling and the original cast iron and wood staircase. These have been tastefully blended with a mix of modern and antique furniture and fittings, to provide a cottage that guests feel offers something special. Fern Cottage has the additional benefit of being only 15 yards from Loch Long, where you can make use of the private mooring or just relax by the shore, and enjoy the ever changing views and sounds.
Nearby, the magnificent woodland gardens at Benmore Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit while the town of Dunoon is within easy reach and has a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants.
Take a steamer cruise and explore the hills and lochs of the Cowal Peninsula. Known as Argyll’s secret coast the Cowal Peninsula is tucked away in a small corner of Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. Bordered by Loch Fyne and the Kyles of Bute, it’s an area of stunning natural beauty, with hills, glens, rugged coastlines, white beaches, clear waters and ancient forests.
Argyll’s secret coast, is packed with places to visit and things to do, and sailors, walkers, cyclists and artists are all drawn to this area for its natural beauty. Explore the forests and coastline by foot, bike, kayak or boat. Abundant with wildlife with deer, buzzards, otters, golden eagles, red squirrels and even, if you’re very lucky, basking sharks while you are out and about. The whole area is steeped in Highland history and dotted with ruins, castles and ancient sites. A short drive takes you to Portavadie with its marina and the ferry to Tarbert where you can explore the Kintyre Peninsula with ferries to the islands of Islay, Jura and Arran.
Ground Floor: The property has electric central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With wooden floor, multi-fuel burner, 47" Freeview Smart TV with Netflix, Playstation 3 and loch views.
Dining room: With wooden floor, multi-fuel burner and loch views.
Kitchen: With wooden floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Sun room: With door to garden.
Shower room: With shower, WC and heated towel rail.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed and loch views.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and loch views.
All electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burners provided, remainder at £5 per basket. Highchair available on request. Wi-Fi. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Private mooring available. No smoking. NB: Loch 15 yards.