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Garden Cottage - Torrisdale Castle, Carradale, Argyll, Scotland

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Torrisdale Castle, Argyll
Garden Cottage - Set in the Torrisdale Estate Torrisdale Garden Cottage - The new outdoor wood burning eco hot tub
Garden Cottage set on a wooded hillside Torrisdale Garden Cottage - Galley style kitchen
Garden Cottage - Open plan living and dining area Garden Cottage - Lounge furnished with a wood burning stove
Garden Cottage bathroom Torrisdale Garden Cottage - Large double bedroom with king size bed
Views across to Arran with Torrisdale Castle in the foreground Torrisdale Local beach
  • Cosy cottage set on a wooded hillside overlooking the former walled garden
  • Set in the grounds of wonderful historic castle & private estate in stunning location
  • Sleeps 2 in one double bedroom
  • Outdoor wood burning eco hot tub
  • Feature fireplace with log burning stove
  • Seaside location set on the Kintyre peninsula
  • Ideal location to relax & enjoy spectacular local scenery
  • Superb walking & wildlife on your doorstep
  • Close to pretty fishing villages & Campbeltown
  • Organic tannery on site
  • Short breaks available all year round
  • Selection of good quality self catering castle apartments & cottages
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Property & Estate Overview

A chance to stay either in an historic Scottish castle or one the lovely refurbished cottages set in the grounds with its own private beach on the Scottish West Coast. There is so much to explore and see.

On the picturesque east coast of Kintyre lies the stunning Torrisdale Castle private estate which has been run by the same family for over a hundred years.

The characterful Garden Cottage overlooks the former walled garden with a lovely outlook. The cottage has a double bedroom and lounge with a log burning stove and boasts an outdoor wood-burning eco hot tub for the ultimate relaxing holiday. Wonderful for couples and cosy romantic breaks.

If you are a keen walker then the grounds at Torrisdale will be sure to please and the Kintyre Way actually passes through the estate. Cycle hire is available and there are easy family bike trails round the estate to enjoy.  Guests are also free to bring canoes, dinghies etc to use off the estate’s private beach. The area surrounding Torrisdale offers activities for everyone, including golf, horse-riding, water sports, two distilleries and also boat trips around Kintyre and to the famous Isle of Arran.

Other accommodation includes:
South Lodge - Sleeps 2 - 1 bedroom
The Arch Cottage - Sleeps 2 - 1 bedroom
Garden Cottage - Sleeps 2 - 1 bedroom
Servants' Quarters - Sleeps 6 - 3 bedrooms
Lephincorrach Farmhouse - Sleeps 10 - 5 bedrooms

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Torrisdale Castle
Torrisdale Castle & Estate offers the perfect location to enjoy wonderful scenery from your doorstep and great array of wildlife and nature at its best on the Kintyre Peninsula. Great walks up the nearby hills including Beinn an Tuirc, Kintyre's highest peak to view some of spectacular views. Seals are often sunning themselves on the rocks down by the beach where it is fun to head out in a canoe or take a trip out on a boat.

The family run Torrisdale Castle was extended in the early 1900's by the Macalister Hall family and continued to be by agriculture, forestry and fishing, until the estate diversified into tourism making it a wonderful venue for families, groups and couples looking for the ideal romantic break with a hot tub.

Property Facilities

Local Area & Highlights
  • One bedroom cosy cottage with wood fired hot tub
  • Located on a wooded hillside
  • Overlooking the former walled garden
  • Timber lined walls and working shutters
  • 1 x large double bedroom with king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, W/C, wash basin
  • Open plan sitting room/dining room
  • Furnished with TV / DVD
  • Log burning stove in character fireplace
  • Fully equipped kitchen with oven / microwave / fridge & freezer compartment
  • Outdoor wood burning eco hot tub
  • All bed linen provided
  • All electricity and heating is included
  • Parking alongside
  • Pets welcome but please keep strict control & not allowed on furniture
  • Please click here for Torrisdale Garden Cottage Floor Plan
  • The Isle of Gigha is the most southerly of the Hebridean Islands
  • Nearer Lochgilphead, Dunadd - Capital of the Scottish Kingdom of Dalriada
  • Crinan Canal
  • Visit Islay and Jura - take the ferry Kennacraig crossing- Many attractions on both islands, including distilleries, historical sites, pubs & restaurants
  • Arran, (Scotland in miniature) with its towering peaks and beautiful sandy bays - take ferry from Cloanaig
  • There is an abundance of historical monuments Torrisdale
  • Saddell Abbey, approx 3 miles south
  • Saddell Castle where the classic Wings hit "Mull of Kintyre" was filmed
  • Skipness Castle is located to the north of the peninsula
  • MacAlister Clan Visitors Centre is situated on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula
  • Scotland 's newest long distance walk, the Kintyre Way
    87 mile route from Tarbert at the north end of Kintyre, to Southend in the south
Local Facilities

Options & Other Information

  • Hampers with luxurious local produce are available for your arrival
  • Laundry facilities are available at castle
  • Weddings can be arranged at Torrisdale Castle
  • Bike hire available locally at Carradale
  • New ferry to Campbelltwon from Ardrossen
  • Torrisdale Organic Tannery and Crafty Sheep Shop
  • Carradale is an attractive fishing village 2 miles away. Village shop for basic provisions, bakery, tea room, The Glen Bar, Restaurant within the Carradale Hotel, Dunvalanree or Ashbank Hotel
  • Campbeltown - Tesco & Co-op (16 miles)
  • Campbeltown Airport - flights to Glasgow
  • Golf - Carradale has a challenging and very tricky 9 hole course with spectacular coastal views.
  • Dunaverty Golf Club, near Southend, and Tarbert
  • Championship golf links course at Machrihanish and the new Machrihanish Dunes
  • 25% deposit - Balance due 6 weeks beforehand
  • Check in - 4.00pm & checkout is 10.00am
  • Bed linen provided - all beds made up upon arrival
  • Please bring own towels
  • Pets welcome but please keep strict control & not allowed on furniture
  • Cot & highchair available upon request, please provide own cot bedding
  • 10% discount on all multiple week bookings
  • Hot water and heating is provided by the estate's biomass system and is included within the price of the holiday
  • Short breaks available all year round - 3/4 night breaks - Fri & Mon start days
  • Booking Terms : Click here to view full booking and hire conditions

For further information please contact Waterside Breaks Ltd on 01252 339020