Relax in glorious surroundings in this luxurious holiday home, nestled peacefully on the shores of Loch Melfort, with spectacular sea views and abundant wildlife.
This beautiful, detached, single-storey holiday home lies in a magnificent position with the shores of Loch Melfort at the foot of the garden. Surrounded by stunning scenery, rugged glens and sea lochs, this is a truly wonderful base for exploring the west coast of Scotland.
From the shore of the loch, kayaks can be launched or nearby Craobh Marina and Kilmelford Yacht Haven offer moorings for larger boats. The area is renowned for its abundant wildlife and from the house you may well spot cormorants, eider ducks, sea eagles, seals or even the occasional otter! The peaceful village of Kilmelford boasts a small shop, post office, café/takeaway and a hotel with a public bar. A short drive north is the bustling, harbour town of Oban which has a good variety of shops, leisure centre, cinema, distillery, railway station and a choice of excellent seafood restaurants. There are regular ferries from Oban to the Inner Hebrides, including Mull, Iona, Staffa and Tiree, offering the opportunity to see porpoise, dolphins, minke whales, basking sharks, golden eagles and puffins.
Head south to explore the Crinan Canal and meander or cycle along the towpaths, or spend a day in Inveraray visiting the romantic Inveraray Castle and experiencing the Inveraray Jail living museum. Kilmartin is rich in archaeological and historical remains of Neolithic and early Bronze Age monuments, standing stones and burial cairns. The picturesque Kintyre Peninsula is popular for its white sandy beaches and rugged coastline. Enjoy a round of golf at Machrihanish, one of the finest links golf courses in Great Britain. From Claonaig, a short ferry crossing will take you to the Isle of Arran where you can climb Goat Fell, or the ferry from Kennacraig sails to Islay and Jura, where you can sample their famous whiskies! Or take the ferry from Oban to the magical Island of Colonsay where you can stroll along the glorious golden sandy beach at Kiloran Bay, fringed by machair dunes on one side and crashing Atlantic breakers on the other, 27 miles.
The surrounding area has many famous ruined castles, museums and beautiful gardens to explore or for the less energetic, why not sit and relax in the garden and watch the spectacular sunsets over the loch. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
2 steps to entrance (with ramp).
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area: With electric wood burner, 55’’ Freeview Smart TV, DVD player, bluetooth speaker and French doors leading to garden.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with free-standing bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: Couples and family bookings only. There is an unfenced sea loch 30 yards from the property. The property has a natural water supply from a spring. Fireworks are not allowed in the grounds.