• Douglas Lodge front view (click photo to visit gallery)

  • Master bedroom (click photo to visit gallery)

  • Living Room (click photo to visit gallery)

  • Dinning Room (click photo to visit gallery)

At a glance
Sleeps 6
2 Double Bedrooms
Twin Bedroom
Shower Room
Living Room
Dinning Room
Boiler Room
Large Garden & Deck

Prices from £280


Parking for 4 cars
Short Breaks
No Smoking
Pub Nearby
Romatic Location
Coast Nearby

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An immaculately and unique 18th century detached gate lodge full of character and charm, superbly located in almost an acre of garden nestled on the shores of Loch Fyne. The cottage is surrounded by forest walks & cycle tracks. The beach is only a few minutes walk. The River Douglas is set aside this cottage to give the whole place a peaceful and tranquil feel. Superbly renovated and extended to retain many of the original features including the hand cut floorboards, fireplaces and stone walls.

The cottage is set over two floors. The first floor has a delightful contemporary master bedroom with en-suite facilities including an massage shower for relaxing in after exploring the wonders of Argyll. Two further contemporary ground floor bedrooms, a luxurious ground floor bathroom, a living room with an inviting woodburning stove, an elegant dinning room for entertaining and well-equipped modern kitchen. A large deck overlooks the River Douglas with patio table and chairs for alfresco dining.

Inveraray the traditional county town of Argyll and ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll is only three miles away. The town and local district boasts several award winning restaurants and pubs. Inveraray is the gateway to Argyll and offers access to national parks, mountains, glorious gardens and beautiful islands. There is a massive choice of historic sites including castles and monuments. Take to the seas for breath-taking seascapes and marine life including porpoises and dolphins. You can even visit Inveraray's famous Whisky Shop and taste our national drink.

Floor Plan


Heated front entrance porch with views of the bridge over the River Douglas, fields and forrest.

Hall & Stairs

Original wooden floor in hall, carpeted stairs, period lighting in the hall and down-lighters in the staircase. Hall mirror & coat hanger.

Living Room (Ground Floor)

Views of field and forest from the large bay window. Original wooden floor, floor rug, dimmer controlled period lighting, large log burning stove with logs provided, sofa and chairs, coffee table, TV, DVD, sky, broadband internet, selection of DVD's and books.

Dinning Room (Ground Floor)

Views of field and forest from the large bay window. Original wooden floor, dimmer controlled period wall & ceiling lighting, feature wall, fireplace, dinning table and chairs for six, welsh dresser, selection of board games and books.

Kitchen (Ground Floor)

Views of the garden and deck from two large windows. Fitted kitchen, range type electric stove, washing machine, dish washer, tumble dryer, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, pots & pans, crockery & utensils.

Bathroom (Ground Floor)

Egyptian cotton bath & hand towels, tiled floor, down-lighters, large bath, power shower with overhead rain head & multi function hand shower, thermostatic valves for precise temperature control, WC, handbasin and linen basket.

Double Room (Ground Floor)

Egyptian cotton sheets and anti allergy duvet & pillows, views of the garden from two large windows. Carpeted floor, down-lighters, double bed, full length mirror, fitted wardrobes & touch controlled bedside lamps.

Twin Room (Ground Floor)

Egyptian cotton sheets and anti allergy duvet & pillows, views of the garden from two large windows. Carpeted floor, down-lighters, twin beds, full length mirror, touch controlled bedside lamps, small walk-in wardrobe & sideboard.

Master Bedroom (First Floor)

Egyptian cotton sheets and anti allergy duvet & pillows, view of the large garden and the river Douglas. Carpeted floor, down-lighters, king sized bed, memory foam mattress with cooler sheet, large walk in mirrored wardrobe, wall mounted TV, DVD & Sky.

En-suite & Shower (First Floor)

Egyptian cotton bath & hand towels, tiled floor, down-lighters, glass mirrored shower cabinet with overhead rain shower, 3 adjustable massage body jets, multi function hand shower and built in fold up seat, thermostatic valves for precise temperature control, WC & handbasin.

Large Deck

Actually its a huge deck accessed from the kitchen, two wall lights, large wooden patio table and six chairs, planters with herbs & trellis on side.


The garden has the River Douglas to one side which is unfenced. Supervision will be needed at all times with small children or vulnerable adults. An outside clothes dryer is provided to the side of the deck. The garden has several areas of bark and decorative stone, lawn, shrubs and trees as well as an extensive wild flower area which extends to almost an acre.

Boiler Room

The stone built boiler house can be used to store bikes or other large items. It is a locked building immediately to the rear of the house. The barbecue and grilling utensils are stored here.

Car Park

The car-park is to the rear of the house and is accessed via a large gate. There is room for a number of vehicles.


Post Code

PA32 8XT

Sat Nav

56.199673, -5.1111517

Grid Referance

NN 07095 05142, or
207095 705142

Useful Links

City Link


CalMac Ferries

Timetables and Fares

Car Rental

@ Glasgow Airport

Taxi Service

@ Glasgow Airport


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The house is situated in Argyll on Scotland beautiful west coast, three miles south of Inveraray on the A83 and only 1.5 hours from Glasgow.

If traveling from the Inveraray direction, Douglas Lodge is only a few minutes from the town of Inveraray. You will pass the signs on the A83 for Argyll Adventure and the Argyll Caravan Park. You will then pass a bus shelter on the left hand side where there is an entrance to the caravan park.

Take this entrance and fork right immediately away from the caravan park. There is a small sign post and arrow at this entrance for Douglas Lodge. Follow the single track road across the bridge and Douglas Lodge is clearly visible on the left. The car park entrance is just before you reach the Lodge.

By Coach

Scottish City Link provides a regular bus service from Glasgow to Campbeltown via Inveraray service number 926.

By Air

The closest airport is Glasgow International. It is 58 miles to the south east and an estimated 1.5 hour car drive. Flights from London only take 1 hour and 10 minutes. Car hire is available at the airport and can be booked in advance. Click if you need car hire from Glasgow Airport.

By road from Glasgow

Take the A82 North along Loch Lomond to Tarbert and then take the A83 round the head of Loch Fyne to Inveraray. Allow one and a half hours. Use the directions option in the Google Map above for turn by turn directions.

By Road from Oban

Take the A85 North to Connel, Taynuilt and Loch Awe. Turn Right onto the A819 to Inveraray. Allow about one hour.

Contact Details

John & Dilla Patrick
Dalchenna Farm, Inveraray
PA32 8XT
Tel: 01499 302611
Email: info@argyll-self-catering.com