Ben Bheula – Arrochar -Scotland
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This fabulous holiday home comfortably sleeps 10 guests over 5 bedrooms, has 5 bathrooms and enjoys views of both Loch Long & the Arrochar Alps.
The house itself is a former Forester’s lodge, sitting in an elevated position at the foot of “The Cobbler” (Ben Arthur), which is one of the most distinctive Corbetts in Scotland.
It is beautifully positioned, allowing you to enjoy views from everywhere. Sit outside on the decking or in the conservatory and enjoy the panoramic views of the Loch – the perfect way to relax after a day in the hills, regardless of the weather.
Downstairs are 3 bright & spacious en-suite Double bedrooms (all have TV’s), 1 single room with bunk beds plus a family bathroom with a whirlpool spa bath.
Upstairs there is a cosy seating area, a 5th bedroom with twin beds and a separate shower room.
The modern kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need, including a Nespresso Coffee machine & Twining’s tea selection which is a welcome extra.
After a day out exploring, relax over dinner in the dining room with its farmhouse dining table & seating for ten.
The generous garden has a BBQ and utensils for your use, plus multiple seating areas to take in more of the stunning views of surrounding mountains and Loch Long. You may also be fortunate enough to see some deer wander close to the perimeter fence!
There is ample parking on site and Dogs are welcome too.
The owners have thought of everything to make your stay just perfect – hairdryers, Netflix, travel cot and high chair for small children, complimentary toiletries and all linen is included.
Access to the hills for walks and biking routes start right from the front door and there is plenty to see and do in the area.
Cancellation insurance included too, so you can book in complete confidence with us
If you’d like to know more give Gillian a call on 07802 600291
or email: email@example.com
Property type: Detached former Foresters Lodge with 5 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms
General:Ample parking on site.No smoking.Owners live nearby.
Kitchen: Fully equipped Modern kitchen with Range, Nespresso Coffee machine
Dining: Separate Dining room with Handmade Farmhouse Table with 6 Chairs and Bench – Seats 10
Living: Spacious living room, TV & Netflix, Fireplace
Bedrooms: Downstairs: 3 double bedrooms (all en-suite) plus 1 Single room with bunk beds.
Upstairs: 1 Twin bedroom & separate shower room
Bathrooms: 5 bathrooms (3 en-suite)
Suitability: Not suitable for wheelchair users
Pets: 2 well behaved dogs allowed Inclusive in nightly rate.
Additional pets permitted at management discretion, with additional £50 charge applicable to cover deep cleaning.
Additional fee applies for all lengths of stay.
Outside: Large garden with extensive views of loch and mountains.
Patio with table & chairs.
BBQ & utensils for guest use.
Separate decking area beside small pond at entrance of driveway.
Bank: Nearest bank is Bank of Scotland in Helensburgh. Approx. 30 minutes away (19 miles)
Shops: Braeside Stores, Arrochar is nearest convenience store. Approx. 10 minute walk (0.7 miles) Nearest supermarket is in Helensburgh. Approx. 30 minutes’ drive (19 miles)
Dentist: Helensburgh – Approx. 30 minute drive. (19 miles)
Doctors: GP Surgery in Arrochar – 3 minute drive (1.3 miles)
Nearest Town: Helensburgh (19 miles away)
Nearest Village: Arrochar – 10 minute walk
Public Transport: There is currently No Taxi service in Arrochar
The Village of Arrochar is well connected by public transport though and Ben Bheula is not far from the train station or bus stop.
- 8m/2.9km to Arrochar & Tarbet train station (5 min drive)
- 7m/1.13km to Braeside Stores bus stop (15 min walk)
There are 6 train services per day that run from Glasgow Queen Street, with additional services passing through from Oban, Fort William and Campbeltown.
For train times and fares, visit www.nationalrail.com
The following bus services run through Arrochar:
- 302 – Helensburgh – Carrick Castle – Operated by Garelochhead Minibuses + Coaches
- 926 – Glasgow – Campbeltown – Operated by Scottish Citylink
- 976 – Glasgow – Oban – Operated by Scottish Citylink
Golf: There are several golf clubs near Arrochar, closest being: Loch Lomond Golf Club, Alexandria (12 miles)
The Carrick / Cameron House Golf Club, Alexandria (16.5 miles)Buchanan Castle Golf Club, Drymen (28.5 miles)
Strathendrick Golf Club, Drymen (27 miles)
Boat Trips: Various cruise options available https://www.cruiselochlomond.co.uk/
Horse Riding:Rednock Trekking, Stirling – 19 miles Wellsfield Equestrian Centre, Denny – 34 miles
Walking: Walking and hiking is available at all levels from walking by lochs and burns through wooded glens, to hiking the Munro’s and Corbett’s, especially the world-famous Ben Arthur (The Cobbler), which features the most distinctive outline of any mountain in the Southern Highlands.
Access to these hills and walks starts from the door at Ben Bheula with the footpath starting right next to the house.
Mountain biking routes are also available, again right from the door, with way marked routes on forest tracks.
A short ferry ride can also be taken from Tarbet across Loch Lomond to conquer Ben Lomond!
Restaurants / Pubs: Ben Arthurs Bothy, Arrochar – pub & restaurant Village Inn – pub & restaurant
The Arrochar Tea Room – serving breakfast, brunch & lunch
Slanj Bar & Restaurant – Tarbet – meals & live music at weekends
Oyster Bar at Loch Fyne – (14.5 miles)
Watersports : Loch Lomond Wakeboard is Scotland’s first purpose-built wakeboard and wakesurf school and will guarantee some fun .. something for all the family here! Try out Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Ringo Rides, Paddle boarding & Kayaking.
Other Leisure attractions: Inveraray Jail, Inveraray – 13 miles
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre – 14.5 miles
Argaty Red Kites, Doune – 27 miles
Newark Castle, Port Glasgow – 20 miles
Doune Castle, Doune – 27 miles
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail, Luss – 7.5 miles
Fyne Ales Farm Brewery, Cairndow – 16 miles
Botanic Gardens: Benmore Botanic Garden, set in a stunning mountainside location just seven miles north of Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula.
Benmore Botanic Garden is a magnificent mountainside Garden, surrounded by beautiful scenery, at the gateway of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Its 120 acres are home to a world-famous collection of plants from the Orient and the Himalaya to North and South America, including over 300 species of rhododendrons.