Coorie Doon

Cairnbaan, Crinan
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At a Glance
Sleeps 4
Wi-Fi
Open Fire/Burner
Pet Friendly
Parking
Garden/Patio
The Property
Coorie Doon is a newly renovated Victorian terrace cottage tucked away on the banks of the Crinal Canal in picturesque Cairnbaan.  An ideal base to explore this magnificent and historic region in the Heart of Argyll, on the West coast of Scotland.
 
Inviting and welcoming the two bedroom self-catering cottage is adorned with quality furnishings and flair throughout. Perfectly designed for a holiday break for a family of four, two couples or a romantic retreat for two. 
 
Inside
Fresh, light and contemporary Coorie Doon is designed to suit the discerning guest looking for that extra home comfort and style.  The downstairs level makes the most of the picturesque views with an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen.  The living space features comfortable seating, and an inset wood burner, an ideal space  to gaze out through the window overlooking the Crinal Canal and the yachts passing by. 
 
The open kitchen is well-equipped with quality appliances, with an electric oven and induction hob, an integrated microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and dishwasher.
 
There is a washing machine combo dryer for the convenience for longer stays.
 
Upstairs the cottage has two beautifully appointed double bedrooms complete with luxury bed linen and furnishings. The master bedroom features a king-sized feature canopy bed with views out over the canal and a double bedroom with views out over the woodlands and surrounding hills.
 
The upstairs bathroom has a large walk-in shower cubicle, hand basin, toilet, heated towel rail and storage cupboards.
 
Outside
Access to the patio garden overlooking the canal is accessed by the front door where you can step outside in the warmer months and soak up the magical views, quality outdoor seating provided.  The perfect location for ice-cold G&Ts, or a cold beer while taking in the scenes and watching the everchanging views. 
  
Explore
Close to the Cairnbaan Hotel and a short drive to Lochgilphead. Guests have access to nine miles of canal pathways suitable for walking, running and cycling.  This historic area includes a magical network of paths, lock gates, towpaths and shoreline to wonder around including the famous Crinan walk taking visitors to the heart of Knapdale forest before reaching a high point at Castle Dounie.
 
Explore further afield and experience the Mull of Kintyre and Islay and take the passenger ferry from Tayvallich to the island of Jura (summer only) and sail from Oban to Mull and Iona. Cycling, fishing, sailing and golf are close by or enjoy leisurely walks along the banks of historic Crinan Canal. Kilmartin village is rich in archaeological and historical remains of Neolithic and early Bronze Age monuments. Visit standing stones, burial cairns, castles and famous gardens. Visit the bustling town of Oban just 30 miles north. 
 
For anyone interested in the understanding the early history of Scotland, a visit to the Mid Argyll is a must. Steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful scenery, Cairnbaan is the ideal holiday base for exploring the West Coast of Argyll.  
 
Pets Welcome: Two well behaved dogs are welcome £3.00 per dog per night. The garden is enclosed. Must be pre-booked.
 
Car Parking: Free parking is adjacent to the property.
 
House Rules: Strictly no smoking allowed.  No parties or events.
 
Safety Features: Smoke alarm, Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire extinguisher, Fire blanket.
 
Cleanliness & Disinfecting: Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Covid, Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines, Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays.
 
Note: From October to March certain sections of the canal will be closed for maintenance.
 
 
 
Features
Picturesque location
Waters edge of Crinan Canal
Private enclosed garden
Patio with outdoor furniture
Open plan living
Electric heating 
Wood burner with starter pack
Wi-Fi
Smart TV 32" LED
Freeview and live streaming
Well equipped kitchen
Smeg Fridge / freezer
Electric oven
Induction hob 
Microwave
Nespresso coffee machine & aeroccino
Washing machine/dryer
Iron and ironing board
Clothes Airer
Linen and towels 
Hairdryer
Close to village
Pub / restaurant nearby
From October to March certain sections of the canal will be closed for maintenance.
Good housekeeping security deposit £150
Coorie Doon
19 Cairnbaan Cottages
Cairnbaan, Lochgilphead
PA31 8SJ
 
Directions and full address to be advised in Key & Arrival Instructions after final balance is paid.
 
CAIRNBAAN
Cairnbaan is a village situated on the Crinan Canal, in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland. Cairnbaan is about half way between Ardrishaig on Loch Gilp at the canal's eastern end and Crinan on the Sound of Jura to the west.
 
DIRECTIONS:
Directions from the South: take A82 from Glasgow (or M8 followed by M898 (Erskine Bridge) and then A82), along Loch Lomond side, taking the A83 at Tarbet through Arrochar and Inverarary to Lochgilphead, continue to Cairnbaan via the A816. Precise directions will be sent to you just before arrival.

 

 

 

 

Review - August 2022
Our stay at Coorie Doon Cottage was absolutely wonderful! We had been traveling through Scotland for a couple of weeks and just needed some chill time, and this was the place! With gorgeous comfy beds, blankets, a great fire place we were in cosy heaven. The outside area was wonderful to read a book and watch the boats come past. Anne and Steve have created a home away from home with all the comforts we needed! Our family can’t wait to return!!

 

Review - July 2022
Dear Anne and Steve,

 

I hope you are all well. We arrived back in Dubai early this morning. We had the best time staying at Coorie Doon, and want to really thank you for the beautiful little place you created. We didn’t want for anything and everything we needed was there, a real home a way from home and we could just relax. My son has rated it a 10/10 stay and we all agree!  We can’t wait to come back!

 

Hello Anne and Steve,

 

We enjoyed our stay at Coorie Doon despite the rain.  Thankfully we did manage to coorie doon!

The Cottage was well equipped, comfortable and tastefully furnished/decorated.

When we did sit out in the garden it was a lovely spot to enjoy the sun and watch the sailing boats pass by.

I enjoyed reading the book you left which helped when visiting the historical sites in Kilmartin Glen.

Best regards,

Tom (Aberdeenshire 2nd July)

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