Self Catering in Strathclyde - Oban
Areas: Argyll, Strathclyde
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £695.00 - 945.00
Blaran is a traditional stone shepherd's cottage, carefully extended and modernised to provide comfort, convenience and luxury for up to six visitors. Set in a fully-fenced garden with views of the magnificent 'Braes of Lorne' and a trout stream, it provides a welcoming home-from-home. Twelve miles south of Oban, Blaran is ideally placed to visit islands including Mull, Iona and Lismore plus the fascinating burial sites of Kilmartin with its standing stones, ancient cairns and prize-winning museum, castles, beaches, fabulous scenery and Highland hospitality and music are within easy reach.
Accommodation Blaran is able to accomodate six comfortably (or more if a sofa bed in the sitting room and baby cot are used). It is carpeted throughout and has central heating with night store heaters in every room. There is also an open peat burning fire in the sitting room.
The Ground Floor Comprises Sitting/Dining Room Dining area recently furnished with a stunning dining room table which is made with Australian Jarrawood sleepers from a dis-used railway in South Africa . There is also an open fireplace, TV, DVD player, CD player and radio, There is also a sofa bed and comfortable armchairs. Paintings by local artists and the owners mother.
Fabulous views on three sides. The Garden Patio doors open onto a slate paved area for eating outside overlooking the trout stream in the valley below. There is plenty of space for children to play and dogs to roam.
The garden has a well tended lawn, rhododendrons and interesting trees. There is abundant wildlife around Blaran and there are various bird feeders in the garden which attract a wide variety of birds The Kitchen The traditional tongue and groove style of the kitchen has been maintained but it has been fully re-furbished to provide all of the conveniences that you would expect in a home from home. There is an excellent electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, automatic washing machine and tumble drier.
There is also a food mixer, liquidiser and juicer. It is spacious with table for food preparation or breakfasting. The kitchen overlooks the garden.
Master Bedroom With Double bed and en suite bathroom - incorporating a bath and electric shower. There are views over the trout stream on one side and the garden on the other side. The First Floor Comprises Two Twin Bedrooms Each with wash basin, dressing table and built in cupbards.
Second Bathroom With bath and toilet. Additional Facilities : Large enclosed garden - Night store heaters in all rooms with additional 'boosters' - Broadband and a computer desk - Reasonable electricity and logs are included in the rent - Bed linen is provided and towels can be provided by arrangement - Travel cot and high chair - Ample parking space
Services / Facilities:
Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Fuel and Power Included
Open Fire/Wood Burner
1 Double Bedroom
2 Twin Bedrooms
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower
TV - Satellite or Cable
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area
Childrens play area
Off road parking
Activities within 20min drive of the property
Pub/Bar within 1 mile
Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Oban area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Arduaine Garden - 5.7 miles (Garden)
McCaig's Folly - 8.1 miles (Historic Building)
Carnasserie Castle - 10.2 miles (Castle)
Dunstaffnage Castle - 10.3 miles (Castle)
Kilmartin Museum - 11.1 miles (Museum)
Loch Awe - 11.3 miles (Countryside)
Kilmartin Sculptured Stones - 11.4 miles (Historic Church)
Kilmartin Crosses - 11.4 miles (Historic Church)
Glebe Cairn - 11.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Nether Largie Cairns - 11.9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
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