Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday Cottage Recommendations Port Appin
Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottage recommendation in Port Appin, Argyll, Scotland.
Bramble Cottage is situated in the hotel grounds of The Airds Hotel in the stunningly beautiful hamlet of Port Appin. Whilst not directly facing the loch it is only a couple of minutes walk to see the beautiful scenery of Loch Linnhe and the Morvern Mountains and it is possible to get access to the loch through the hotel garden. The open plan layout of the cottage gives a contemporary feel and there are two bedrooms, one with a king size bed (can be made up as twin beds) and the second with twin beds. There is one bathroom with bath and walk in shower. The lounge has a large 23' television and DVD player and freeview satellite channels and there is also a sofa bed in the lounge where an additional guest can sleep. There are french doors leading from the lounge to a terrace area with table and chairs looking over the garden. The modern kitchen is open plan with integrated washing machine, dishwasher and large fridge freezer, electric oven, hobs and microwave as well as an espresso machine. The dining area is open plan with a dining table for up to six guests. There is free wii-fi throughout and parking for 2 cars. Bramble Cottage sits in its own large garden and is well placed for the village amenities, 4 minute walk to the well stocked shop/post office, and the walking and cycling of the surrounding countryside. As the cottage is in the grounds of the hotel it is possible to take advantage of the facilities of the hotel, for example treat yourself to breakfast one morning either in the restaurant or brought over to the cottage, lunch or dinner in the restaurant or even a champagne full afternoon tea. The cottage comes with bed linen and towels. Port Appin, which is bound by Loch Linnhe to the south and Loch Creran to the East. Port Appin has a small craft shop, a small grocery and post office, together with the ferry to the Island of Lismore.
Bothan Darach is a traditional style spacious modern cottage which offers a comfortable base from which to explore this superb area, or, just to relax in front of the log fire. The Appin area is great for families and others who'd like an active holiday but like to return to some home comforts after a day of activity. The shop post office is about 400 metres. The pub is under 1 kilometre. There are also two award winning restaurants in the village.
Tigh Bhan one bedroom cottage is located in a quiet country lane leading to the enchanting Cuil Bay on the shores of Loch Linnhe, with its beautiful sunsets, dramatic coastline and wide variety of sea birds and wild life including otters, seals and sea eagles. The cottage is ideal to use as a base to explore the wider area such as Fort William, Glencoe, Oban and the golden beaches of the West Coast. Enjoy cycling or walking on the cycle paths which take in some of the West Coasts most breath taking scenery. If guests would like bikes can be hired from the owners of the cottage. The cottage is self contained and beautifully designed with a vaulted ceiling, wood burning stove and bright and colourful furnishings. The bedroom has a king sized bed with the en-suite having a bath and shower, throughout the cottage there is warm wood effect flooring adding to the light and spacious feeling.Outside there is a private garden complete with decking area and summer house to relax and enjoy the variety of wild birds and the occasional visit from the pine martin or red squirrel.
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