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Delightful one bedroom garden cottage ideally placed for exploring Loch Lomond and the West coast of Scotland while close enough to Glasgow to allow easy access to the city by road or rail.
Attached single storey cottage with double bedroom, shower room, fitted kitchen diner and conservatory set in a private walled garden. There is no private parking space but there is ample, free on street parking.
Zugang für Gäste
The cottage has a well equipped fitted kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine. Tea towels and all cleaning materials, washing up and laundry liquid etc are provided. There is an iron and ironing board and a small 'pop up' dryer.
The bedroom has one double bed and there is ample storage in a double wardrobe and cupboards. Bed linen is provided and there is a feather and down duvet and pillows. There is a hair dryer and straighteners.
There is space in the bedroom if you want to bring a travel cot for a baby or child or I have a fold up bed that could be used for a third person either in the bedroom or the conservatory.
The conservatory looks out on to the garden and has two comfy chairs. There are lots of information leaflets about the area to give you ideas for days out and for time at the cottage there is a blue tooth enabled sound box to link with your phone or tablet. There are spare adapters and a USB plug for charging.
The bathroom has a shower, basin and toilet. Towels, robes, bath mat, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner are provided. All products are 'Simple' in case of allergies.
There are umbrellas in the basket in the hall should you need them.
There is a secluded walled garden with furniture and a small BBQ stored in the shed if you want to use them. There are also briquettes for the BBQ in the shed.
Interaktion mit Gästen
The cottage is all yours!
There is a keysafe so arrival times can be flexible to suit you. I will text you the code the day before you arrive.
If you are arriving on a weekend I may be available to meet you.
The cottage is in a quiet neighbourhood. It is a short, flat, walking distance to the small town centre and two minutes to the sea front which is lined with shops, pubs, cafés and restaurants.
There are two train stations, Helensburgh Central to travel to Glasgow and Edinburgh and Helensburgh Upper for the West Highland Line to travel north. You can also travel to Glasgow on this line but there are fewer trains.
There is a good tourist information office in the town, a small cinema and the Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed 'Hill House'.
There are two supermarkets within walking distance and a larger one on the outskirts of the town. There are also two petrol stations a short drive from the cottage.
Helensburgh has two sailing clubs.
The area is great for walking and cycling. There is a cycle path to Loch Lomond and beyond and good local walking trails. The John Muir Way starts in Helensburgh.
If you bring bikes and are interested in cycling then I can put you in touch with local cyclists who can give you guidance about some of the best local routes. Bikes can be hired from Magic Cycles based in Bowling but you should book in advance in the summer. Check out their website.
Helensburgh is about 45 minutes from Glasgow airport, 90 minutes from Prestwick airport by car.
There is a rail link to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Glasgow is about 45 minutes by train.
The West Highland Railway Line goes through Helensburgh and you can travel north and west to Oban, Fort William or on to Mallaig. Classic steam engines regularly run on this line.
There are regular local bus services.
The paddle steamer Waverley calls at Helensburgh and does trips down the Clyde and also to the islands.
There is a seasonal ferry from Helensburgh across the Clyde to Greenock.
A seaplane service operates from Loch Lomond and Glasgow. The sea plane was featured in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
Weitere wichtige Infos
Milk, orange juice, muesli, fresh coffee are provided for guests at the beginning of their stay. There is tea, instant coffee, sugar, condiments and oil for cooking in the food cupboard.
Please would mind taking your shoes off in the conservatory as it has a pale carpet.
Please don't smoke in the house.
Wenn du bis zu 5 Tage vor deinem Aufenthalt stornierst, erhältst du eine volle Rückerstattung, inklusive Service-Gebühren.