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4 Star Self-Catering Accommodation Overlooking the Gareloch. Sleeps 2.

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Sleeps a maximum of 2 persons - perfect for couples. 1 Bedroom. 1 Bathroom.

4 Star cottage adjoining attractive home, overlooking the Gareloch, near Helensburgh and close to Loch Lomond. Sleeps a maximum of 2 persons.

The open-plan kitchen/living-room has a fully-fitted kitchen with electric oven & hob, extractor, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, iron and washing service. There's oak flooring, leather sofa and chair, a dining area, WiFi Internet access, iPod dock, TV, DVD, Digital radio. Fresh flowers and a tea-tray with home-made cake welcomes you.

Upstairs, the double-bedded room has an antique suite, TV, hairdryer, alarm clock, CD player, plus adjoining bathroom with over-bath electric shower, towels, shaver point, constant hot water, and a selection of toiletries.

Cot/high-chair available. We provide bedlinen, towels, gas central-heating and electricity.

Outside, there’s a patio, garden furniture, off-road parking.

No smoking.

Dogs welcome (sorry, one only, which must not be left alone in the accommodation at any time. There are lots of good dog-walking places in this area).

Garemount Lodge is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful area of Scotland. We’re on the Clyde Sea Lochs Trail, near Loch Lomond, within an hour of Glasgow, Stirling, the Trossachs, Inveraray, and close to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane.

The Victorian waterside town of Helensburgh is four miles away for supermarkets, including a Waitrose, promenade, golf, swimming, park, a selection of restaurants and coffee shops, Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece The Hill House, and the paddle steamer The Waverley calls in during the summer.

We're just over a mile from the Conservation village of Rhu, which has one of everything - pub, church, shop, Post Office, marina with cafe, sailing club, and hotel.

Rates: £340-£450 per week. Short Breaks off season: £220-£260..

More Details

Mrs. Janet Cowie
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

About Mrs. Janet Cowie

I was born and brought up on a farm in Lancashire. I moved to Shandon in Argyll just before our son was born in 1979. We built Garemount Lodge a few years later to the design of a Scottish cottage. In 1991 we built an extension with the purpose of providing a Bed & Breakfast business, which I ran until 2004. We then converted this section of the house into a self-catering accommodation, with an open-plan kitchen/living room downstairs and a double bedroom with adjoining bathroom upstairs. I was pleased to be awarded a 4 Star grading by the Scottish Tourist Board (Visit Scotland). Over the years we have enjoyed welcoming visitors to our home from all over the world.

Mrs. Janet Cowie purchased this cottage in 1986

Why Mrs. Janet Cowie chose Scotland

Garemount Lodge is a comfortable accommodation from which to tour this lovely area of Scotland. It is well equipped and has lovely views over the Gareloch.

What makes this cottage unique

Lovely views of the Gareloch from your windows.

4 Star grading from the Scottish Tourist Board.

Perfect for couples.

Close to Loch Lomond.

Within an hour of Glasgow, Stirling, Inveraray or the Trossachs.

Only 4 miles from the Victorian waterside town of Helensburgh (3 supermarkets including Waitrose, a variety of independent shops, coffee shops, restaurants, swimming pool, park, golf club, promenade, Rennie Mackintosh's The Hill House, pier).

Just over a mile to the Conservation Village of Rhu (shop, post office, church, pub, hotel, sailing club, marina with coffee shop)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cairndow in Argyll and Bute

Property Type:
  • cottage
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Over-bath electric shower, constant hot water, shaver point, towels, and a selection of toiletries.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Double-bedded room, overlooking the Gareloch, with 4-piece antique bedroom suite, T.V., hairdryer, alarm clock, CD/radio, dressing-gowns & slippers. Gas central-heating plus additional electric feature fire/fan. Bedlinen included.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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4 Star Self-Catering Accommodation Overlooking the Gareloch. Sleeps 2.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

A wonderful lodge with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at this lodge on the side of Loch Gare. The accommodation was spotless and there was literally everything you needed for the stay. The views from downstairs and especially upstairs were wonderful. Janet was a great host and she should be proud of her accommodation. It is great value for money. We spent the days travelling around. The lodge is close to many wonderful places. We also used the local bus to get to Helensburgh which was very reliable.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay here, and that the weather was kind to you (mostly!). Hope to see you again sometime. Janet
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Glasgow International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Rhu Inn
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Helensburgh Golf Club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Helensburgh Central & Upper Stations
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Rosslea Hall Hotel
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Overlooking the Gareloch, but not a beach.
Car: recommended

We're 1.5 miles away from the Conservation village of Rhu with a church, post-office, shop, hotel, sailing club, marina and pub, plus Glenarn Gardens.

The Victorian waterside town of Helensburgh is 4 miles away and has a Waitrose plus two more supermarkets, a variety of independent shops, coffee shops, restaurants, pubs, a lovely town square with weekly markets, a promenade and a pier. There's the Charles Rennie Mackintosh masterpiece The Hill House, and the paddle-steamer The Waverley calls in during the summer for trips down the Clyde. Helensburgh has an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre, tennis and golf clubs. There are 2 railway stations - one to Glasgow & Edinburgh, the other takes you north on the picturesque West Highland Line.

Loch Lomond is 15 minutes drive away for boat trips, the picture-postcard village of Luss, also Loch Lomond Shores (Jenners store, shops, Sea Life Centre).

Glasgow is less than an hour away for great retail therapy, museums, galleries, restaurants.

Edinburgh is 2 hours away for wonderful architecture and many attractions, including the Edinburgh Festival in August.

We're within an hour of Stirling (Castle,Victorian Jail, William Wallace monument), the scenic Trossachs, Loch Katrine (boat trips), Inveraray (Castle & Victorian Jail), the Blair Drummond Safari Park, Doune Castle, a wonderful antiques centre at Doune, Culzean Castle in Ayrshire, the Glengoyne Whisky Distillery, and the Queen Elizabeth Country Park.

Walkable from Garemount Lodge is Shandon Country Pursuits for horse-trekking, clay-target shooting, off-roading, fishing. Even closer, there's paddle-board hire for fun on (and in) the Gareloch.

We're half a mile from the Faslane Submarine Base, so you might see a submarine gliding down the loch. And also from your windows you'll see a variety of birds, and the occasional deer, rabbits, and squirrels in our garden.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cairndow, United Kingdom

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Apr 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year 2017/18
22 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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