A romantic one bedroom getaway. This enchanting detached cottage, overlooking a stream, is located just yards from a sandy beach and has wonderful views over Kilbrannan Sound to the Isle of Arran. Seals, otters, sea-birds and porpoise are regular sights. The cottage has a log fire and a living room opening out onto a pretty, back garden through double doors. It is set in the picturesque hamlet of Grogport, once a secret haven for whisky smugglers!
The village of Carradale, just four miles drive away has shops, restaurants, a nine-hole golf course, sea fishing and riding as well as a wildlife reserve and a 2000 year old vitrified fort. It also has a beautiful long sandy beach with easy access for swimming.
Grogport is the perfect place to relax and unwind. It sits on the Kintyre Way, one of Scotland’s newest walking trails. Whether you are reading a book, checking out the many interesting and historical places to visit or just simply looking at the ever-changing sea, this perfect setting has something for everyone.
- Sleeps two
- Linen & towels provided (included in price)
- Open fireplace with basket of logs provided
- Electricity included in price
- Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome – please inquire
- Grogport is an excellent all year round base for exploring the surrounding sites and beautiful landscapes of Argyll and the Kintyre peninsula which boasts hidden coves, deserted beaches, medieval castles, tiny fishing communities and gentle hills.
- There are ferries to Arran, Gigha, Islay and Jura all within easy touring distance. There is also a ferry service from Tarbert to the Kyles of Bute (Portavadie) and a new service between Ardrossan and Campbeltown.
- Tarbert (18 miles) has a lovely old busy harbour with several shops, art galleries, restaurants, cafes and a 9 hole golf course.
- Campbeltown (17 miles) has two whisky distilleries, a delightful museum, cinema, leisure centre with swimming pool, Dunaverty 18 hole golf course, two supermarkets and trips to Davaar Island and Ireland.
- Machrihanish (22 miles) has a famous 18 hole golf course and a new 18 hole golf course.
- Carradale (4 miles) has a harbour, 2 hotels with restaurants, 2 restaurants, a coffee shop, 2 post offices, a bakery/general store, silversmith, police station and a health centre.
- If you are a lover of seafood and shellfish, then why not spend some time exploring the Seafood Trail which showcases the best of local produce.
- The Seafood Cabin in Skipness (20 mins drive located next to the ruined castle) has wonderful seafood dishes. It is open from May to September and offers al fresco dining in the garden with stunning views over to Arran.
- In Carradale you will find restaurants in the Carradale Hotel, the Ashbank Hotel & Dunvalanree Hotel offering a variety of food.
- Fitted kitchen with electric hob, oven, integrated fridge (with small freezer section), washing machine & microwave. French doors open out to riverside garden
- 1 double bedroom with king-size bed, wardrobe and dressing table
- Bathroom with large walk-in shower, toilet, wash hand basin and heated towel rail Narrow access to WC
- TV / DVD / iPod dock
- CD / radio
- Games and books
- Hair dryer, ironing board and iron
- Duvets and pillows
- Open log/coal fire and night storage heating
- Secure garden
- Off street parking
- Easy walking access
- Ground level accommodation
- Shops 4 miles
- Linen and towels are provided
- No smoking
Availability & Rates:
Grogport Cottage is available for rent – weekly lets are preferred. From May to September weekly lets only.
Prices from £289 per week in the low season (01 November to 31 March – excluding Christmas and New Year).
For short breaks during the low season, £65 per night (minimum 3 nights).
From £419 per week in the high season (01 April to 31 October).
Christmas week £420
New Year week £450
We regret that we do NOT have a facility to accept credit/debit cards.
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