Mansefield House, situated in the picturesque highland village of Arrochar, on the shores of Loch Long, is a fine Grade B listed Victorian house. Full of character and original features, Mansefield House offers a comfortable, well equipped and attractive home from home.
Situated on the shores of Loch Long, Mansefield House has uninterrupted views of the loch, the Arrochar Alps and Argyll Forest Park. The house stands in an elevated position with large private gardens of mature shrubs, trees and lawns. Loch Lomond lies 2 miles to the East.
Mansefield House is a warm and homely house perfectly suited to families with young children, groups of friends celebrating a special occasion or reunion, as well as walkers and cyclists. Well behaved pets are welcome.
We can offer professional catering for the night you arrive (with a meal waiting in the fridge ready to reheat), or a special waited upon dinner party, or indeed dinner cooked for you every night.
In the heart of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, exceptional walking, climbing, golf, wilderness mountain biking, horse riding, fishing, canoeing, sailing and various other water sports are on the doorstep, while the centre of Glasgow and its abundance of culture is only a 45 minute drive away.
We are delighted to be able to offer professionally guided sea kayak eco adventures on Loch Long, open canoe safaris on Loch Lomond, mountain treks, trail bike rides and bushcraft and survival treks, in association with Wild by Nature. Your personal group guide will meet you at Mansefield House and provide you with all necessary equipment and training.
The immediate area has a wealth of attractions, including Inveraray Castle, Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House, the Glengoyne Whisky Distillery, and the glorious gardens of Argyll & Bute. There is something to do in all weathers for all ages.
The village of Arrochar is nestled in the shadow of the Cobbler, beneath the Arrochar Alps, at the head of Loch Long. An attractive village, with a small shop, post office, petrol station, and newspaper shop. A fabulous fishmonger arrives every Friday morning with wonderful locally sourced fish, shellfish, meats and fruit and vegetables.
Supermarkets can be found in Helensburgh, Dumbarton and Balloch, all within 25 minutes drive of Arrochar. Auchencarroch Farm Shop offers wonderful locally sourced food and drink, and is just 15 minutes from the house.
24 hour garage can be found in Luss, 15 minutes drive from Arrochar.
Situated within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, at the gateway to the Argyll Forest Park, the area is rich with spectacular views and scenery.
The Village Inn, a great family and pet friendly pub and restaurant serving good food and a wide variety of real ales and whiskies, is just 100 metres from the front door. Other excellent restaurants in the immediate vicinity include The Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, The George in Inveraray, Luss Seafood Bar and The Loch Lomond Arms Hotel.
Mansefield House is situated at the quieter end of the village of Arrochar, off the main road.
Attractive Luss on Loch Lomond 15 minutes drive away, Helensburgh, on the Clyde, 25 minutes, Loch Fyne 20 minutes, Inveraray 25 minutes, Oban 1 hour, Glasgow 45 minutes, Edinburgh 1.5 hours.
The Trossachs, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Oban and the Isles are all within touring distance.
Glasgow International Airport 40 minutes drive
Glasgow City Centre 45 minutes drive
Arrochar & Tarbet Station 1.5 miles (with direct overnight sleeper service from London)
Arrochar Citylink Bus Stop 1 mile