Exterior | Barrach, Lochgilphead
Living area | Barrach, Lochgilphead
  • House
  • Lochgilphead
  • UK33335



out of 10

  • 6

  • 2

  • 2

  • 2

Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio
Set amongst stunning countryside close to lovely Loch Craignish, in the heart of historic Mid-Argyll, this contemporary new-build in 2021, lovingly planned and created by the owners, offers a close-to-nature family holiday with panoramic views.
Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, Smart TV and patio doors leading to garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With breakfast bar, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Utility: With freezer and washer dryer.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be kingsize on request).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and 2 single cabin beds.
Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot (available on request), highchair and stairgates. Welcome pack.
Enclosed lawned garden with garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
Comfortably accommodating an adventurous family or equally ideal for a romantic couple’s getaway, Barrach is a unique, architect-designed Scottish home, close to the owner’s house, with loads of creative unique features. Its proximity to Loch Craignish, set in hills and surrounded by nature and it’s rural location roughly 1.5 miles from Ardfern, makes Barrach an ideal location for a nature lover’s relaxing break or an active land/water-based holiday.

Completed in 2021 and meticulously planned for relaxed sociable living, the open plan galleried living space with well equipped kitchen provide the perfect setting for a great holiday, whether breakfasting outside in the south-facing garden or snuggling up in front of the wood-burning stove. The stunning, soaring cathedral ceiling and contemporary décor is stylish yet cosy, warmed by a roaring wood burner and intelligent electric heating. Large patio doors lead into the garden where you can sit for evening drinks, soaking up the tranquil rural ambience. The spacious ground floor bedroom can be made up as either a king-size or twin beds. In the galleried bedroom upstairs, there’s a comfy king-size bed, as well as two bespoke cabin beds built into the eaves. There’s a family bathroom on the ground floor which has a bath with shower over, as well as a separate shower room.

The shores of Loch Craignish are only a short stroll away from Barrach, where you will enjoy exploring the peaceful sheltered waters of the Lagoon. A 15-minute walk up the track to Barr Mor hill offers spectacular panoramic views of the Sound of Jura, Crinan and the entire Craignish Peninsula. Close by, in Ardfern village, there is a friendly village pub and restaurant, café and takeaway, gift shop, marina with chandlery, well-stocked village shop and post office. Locally within a few minutes’ drive or walk, many activities are offered including riding, sailing, canoeing, fresh water and sea fishing, as well as walks and boat excursions.

Right on your doorstep and within 7 miles of Ardfern, is the renowned Kilmartin Glen and its impressive offering of pre-historic sites, including castles, standing stones, burial cairns, hill forts and Kilmartin Museum. Also, right next door is the Moine Mhor, a lowland raised bog of international importance, a rugged and beautiful landscape that is the wild heartland of Kilmartin Glen with the ancient hill fort of Dunadd, is just a short distance further towards Lochgilphead. Wildlife includes many woodland birds and birds of prey, beavers, red squirrels, red and roe deer, seals, otters and pine martins. Fresh Seafood abounds in the many delightful eating places scattered around the area, where local produce proudly served and deliciously presented.

A 16-mile drive takes you to the local country town of Lochgilphead, which has a variety of specialist shops, cafés and restaurants, a swimming pool, golf course and sports centre. Offering a great day out after a scenic 25-mile drive north is the bustling port town of Oban, the Gateway to the Isles, with plenty to do also in Inveraray, the capital of Argyll further to the East and Campbeltown to the far South on the Kintyre Peninsula.


    Awarded for achieving an overall rating of 9.5 or higher

    Customers' Choice 2022


Accessible – Level Access

Accessible Cottages


Coastal Within 1 Mile

Cot Available

Customers' Choice

Detached Property


Enclosed garden or patio

Fishing Nearby

Garden or Patio

Ground Floor Accommodation

Highchair Available

Horse Riding nearby

Open Fire or Woodburner

Open Plan

Parking - On Site

Pets Allowed

Pets Free of Charge


Shower Cubicle


Washing Machine

Welcome Pack


Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 2 pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please