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The Old Post Office Blairmore

28 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
The view! Looking out of the picture window across the Loch towards the River Clyde
1 of 21The view! Looking out of the picture window across the Loch towards the River Clyde
Overview
studio
1 bathroom
2 guests
7 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The village Post Office for almost 100 years, the property has recently been re modelled as a studio apartment for couples. Conveniently situated on the shore road, with views from the large front window to Loch Long, and the Clyde Estuary, which is often busy with maritime traffic including submarines, merchant ships and cruise liners. The space has been designed to provide comfortable accommodation for a relaxing holiday. To the front is the bright and airy living / sleeping area.Furniture includes 2 reclining swivel easy chairs, a wooden dining table,a wardrobe ,a double bed with comfortable SIlent Night mattress and quality Sanderson bedding. Additionally there is a wall mounted Dimplex Optiflame fire, wall mounted 32' flat screen Smart TV, free Netflix, free unlimited WIFI. To the r...The village Post Office for almost 100 years, the property has recently been re modelled as a studio apartment for couples. Conveniently situated on the shore road, with views from the large front window to Loch Long, and the Clyde Estuary, which is often busy with maritime traffic including submarines, merchant ships and cruise liners. The space has been designed to provide comfortable accommodation for a relaxing holiday. To the front is the bright and airy living / sleeping area.Furniture includes 2 reclining swivel easy chairs, a wooden dining table,a wardrobe ,a double bed with comfortable SIlent Night mattress and quality Sanderson bedding. Additionally there is a wall mounted Dimplex Optiflame fire, wall mounted 32' flat screen Smart TV, free Netflix, free unlimited WIFI. To the rear of the property is the kitchen, and shower room with double shower, toilet, basin,heated towel rail and recess for storage. The kitchen has a sink, worktop space and ample cupboards. Electrical goods include ceramic hob with extractor,and single fan oven below, toaster, kettle, microwave oven with grill, and dishwasher. The fridge / freezer is under the counter, with a smaller fridge section to give more freezer space than the usual small 'Icebox'. Heating in the studio is via electric panel heaters, a heated towel rail, and the Optiflame fire. There is a door to the front, with storm porch for storage of coats and footwear. The door from the kitchen opens into the internal passageway, suitable for safe storage of bikes or fishing rods for example. A door to the back yard gives access to the outbuildings which house the washing machine and tumble drier. Within the village is the Victorian Pier, free to access and great for fishing, and a wee Church bric a brac shop, as well as the Gallery / Fairtrade coffee shop great for drinks, snacks and light meals.. On the edge of the village is Quadmania, who offer a variety of outdoor activities including Quad biking and archery. Lots of walks into the hills or along the shore start right outside the front door.A great golf course is close by in the neighbouring village of Strone and the seaside town of Dunoon is a few miles away.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Don’t want to go home still here at moment and have loved it Stephen and Sylvia are lovely owners, lovely flat super clean a big hi 5 to the cleaner!!! we will be back for sure, such a comfortable flat for 2 people looking for...More

Thank Frederick c
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Whether you are looking for a tranquil relaxing break or something more strenuous Blairmore is a great base. The accommodation is as described by the owners and a warm welcome was provided. There was a welcome pack with relevant information to ensure everything went smoothly....More

Thank Justwhatineeded
bramble252017, VR Owner at The Old Post Office Blairmore, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you, a lovely review. Blairmore is a special place, a lovely outlook and lots to see and do. We are glad you had a relaxing stay and everything at the Old Post Office suited your needs. We would love to welcome you back in...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Blairmore , Where ? Exactly ,I had never been there either nor knew where it was . A hidden gem . So close to all amenities yet far enough away to be relaxing and restful . Lots to see and do for everyone . Bars...More

Thank Billy H
bramble252017, VR Owner at The Old Post Office Blairmore, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi both, we are pleased you found Blairmore, it was lovely to meet you . As you say the location is ideal to do as much or as little as you please, something new around each corner or over each hill... or just look out...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018

Excellent location lovely accommodation just has described... nothing to fault about this little place... ideal get away for two with everything you could possibly need... also lovely friendly COMMUNITY across the board, everyone was helpful... definitely a ace to stay again.More

Thank tigerlou2015
bramble252017, VR Owner at The Old Post Office Blairmore, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Lovely meeting you both, and chatting when we welcomed you to Blairmore, a special place. We hope you enjoyed your visit to lovely Strone Golf club and your trip on the Paddle Steamer Waverley from the village pier. Thank you for taking the time to...More

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

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bramble252017, VR Owner at The Old Post Office Blairmore, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

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About the Owner
Stephen B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
Interaction with guests
We will usually only see you when we welcome you to Blairmore and tell you about the facilities and answer any questions you may have. We will then leave you to settle in, as we realize that our guests have been traveling and want to start their holiday. We then usually send an email to guests later in the week to check all is okay, although we can be contacted any time if you need us during your stay. We also have a good friend in the village who is a point of contact if required, and we ask you drop the keys through her letter box when your holiday is over.
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About the neighbourhood
Blairmore Post Office opened 17th June 1869, and was the heart of the village for almost almost 100 years. Just a short journey from Dunoon along the scenic coastal road around the Holy Loch & Loch Long, the location is stunning, at the Head of the Victorian Pier in the heart of Blairmore Village, on the shores of Loch Long with views to The Arrochar Alps, the loch, and the River Clyde beyond. Blairmore is situated in an area of outstanding beauty in the Argyll Forest Park, which is in turn within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The area encapsulates the essence of Scotland with mountains, lochs and sea blending together to create a place of great scenic beauty. There a many walks and trails in the area. Close by is the magnificent Younger Botanical Gardens which is a satell...
How to get there
By carSat nav postcode PA23 8TJFrom Glasgow, follow the M8 for Greenock, then the A8 for Gourock. Take the A770 for Western Ferries, 2 miles beyond Gourock, There is no advanced booking, but is worth visiting their website for timetables, there are about 3 ferries an hour. Enjoy the 20 minute ferry trip as you cross the Clyde estuary to arrive at Hunters Quay. Once off the ferry turn right on the A815 for 2 miles. Turn right at the T junction and continue on the A815; after 3 miles turn right for the A880, driving through the villages of Kilmun, Strone, and arriving in Blairmore. The Old Post Office is located opposite the Pier.Alternatively from Glasgow you can follow the M8 towards Greenock. At junction 30 exit for the Erskine Bridge, then follow the M898. Take the A82 for Crianlarich...
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