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Railway Carriage - Loch Awe

Enclosed garden
A refurbished railway carriage built in 1956, set on the shore of Loch Awe with views to Kilchurn Castle and mountains. Sleeps 5 Closed in Winter
Argyll and Bute, Scotland


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The carriage is a Mark 1 number 4494 built at York in 1956, carefully refurbished to provide excellent accommodation for 5 guests with all original features retained and set on the shore of Loch Awe with views to Kilchurn Castle and the Highland mountains.

While being just metres from the shore of Loch Awe, Argyll Scotland's largest inland loch, the railway carriage is also within a very short walk of a hotel serving food and a post office/shop - both within the small village of Lochawe. For more activities and sites to visit, within 20 miles you can find a chocolate factory, distillery, The Sea Life Centre and Inveraray Castle and Jail, to name just a few.

The traditional railway carriage can sleep a total of 5 guests, there is a double bedroom as well as a room with a single bed and a bunk bed. Also a quirky living room, dining area, kitchen, shower room with shower and wash basin, plus a toilet with washbasin. Outside the front of the carriage, there is a deck with outdoor furniture as well as a garden area laid to grass and enclosed by fencing providing protection from the loch and the railway line.

Amenities include electric heating, electric hob with small oven, a dishwasher, fridge with small freezer compartment, TV with Freesat and DVD/CD player, a radio and a BBQ in the garden. Bed linen and towels provided. Parking for 2 cars available.

Saturday changeover day. 7-night minimum stay. Short breaks available on request for 4 nights in March / April - excluding the Easter period - and October only. No pets.

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Room Types:

  • Accommodation for 5+


  • Medium £85-£220

Nearest Airport: Glasgow


  • Car parking
  • Family friendly
all modern appliances
Lounge area
Spectacular views
Double bedroom
Dining area
Living room
Railway line
Railway Carriage
beautiful surroundings
The carriage
The layout