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Argyll Self Catering cottage, Dundonald Landing, Benderloch, sleeps 2

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Dundonald Landing

Dundonald Landing, Benderloch, Strathclyde

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £361.00

This detached wooden chalet is in a secluded location close to Loch Etive, less than 3 miles from the village of Benderloch on the west coast of Scotland, and sleeps two people in one double bed (made up of 1 single with pull-out stacker bed).

Dundonald Landing is a detached wooden chalet in a secluded location close to Loch Etive, less than 3 miles from the village of Benderloch on the west coast of Scotland. The chalet offers open plan, studio style accommodation all on the ground floor level, with a double bed (made up of 1 single with pull-out stacker bed), fitted kitchen and sitting/dining area. There is also a shower room with shower, basin and WC.

The front doors open onto the lawned area with furniture and BBQ and the private jetty. Off road parking for two cars is available. With the tranquil loch right by your chalet, and wonderful, scenic walks to be enjoyed in the area, Dundonald Landing is a great base for a relaxing break on the west coast of Scotland.


Never again
When we were there in 2014 it was a delight but rebookd in 2015 and all changd . Bed was filthy and damp dog had been sleping in it .. the chalet had been extended also and was not as nice and another one was bing built next door When we were there in 2014 it was on its own I was recovring from cancer and had to leave and go home as we wre going to stay after going ro Oban and buying new bedding but th owner came walking along with his friend and seemed drunk and just came in with his frind to show him the chalet I was in my nightware We just packed up after that and went home SHOCKING !

Beware of being ripped off
I would like to warn other people thinking of staying here of our experience in booking the chalet for September 2017. We booked because of the glowing description in Sykes Travel brochure. We particularly wanted to stay there as we were going to take our boat for a two week stay. Several weeks later we read reviews saying there was a large boat owned by the owner berthed in front of the chalet. Other reviews spoke about the filthy state of the kitchen area, etc. This caused us to get in touch with Sykes as we could foresee difficulties launching our boat with the presence of the owner's large boat. They gave us the owner's contact number and he assured me that the boat would be gone by the time we arrived but, if not, we could launch our boat several miles away which was not what we wanted to do. We decided to cancel the booking and, despite several lengthy letters to Sykes, even one to the CEO, every letter was totally ignored. We lost our deposit of over £300 and what made it worse was when I saw the dates we had cancelled had been rebooked. The owner, therefore, kept our deposit despite re-letting. Sykes description of the property at the time of booking was not at all accurate and we feel deeply let down by them. We were able to book with another company a lovely chalet with a mooring nearby. We sailed past Dundonald Landing to discover the owner's large boat was still there. We took numerous photographs to prove this. Reading recent reviews it was still there at the end of 2017. This proves ;what we suspected at the time that ;the owner had no intention of moving it. Sykes' description of this property is wholly inaccurate. Because of their totally misleading adverts and the owner's lies we lost over £300 which neither have the conscience to refund.

Superb lochside location.
Three very pleasant days spent at Dundonald Landing, which is a very comfortable chalet on the shores of Loch Etive. In terms of the location it was superb with outstanding views and an excellent point from which to store and launch a sea kayak (or indeed any such similar small boat). The accommodation was compact and cosy and well appointed for a short break. The owner who lives close by was most accommodating and helpful. The accommodation was dog friendly which was an important consideration for us. A thoroughly enjoyable mini holiday and one I would be happy to recommend to family and friends.
John C

Very Relaxing
Just returned from a weeks break and found the location very private with outstanding views across the loch. The building was very clean, comfortable and well laid out and my mild concerns about the bed being too small and firm were unfounded. Even though it's safe to say I'm quite a large chap my wife and I had no trouble sleeping and the very light traffic on the single track road at the back of the building was not a problem. The owner, Geoffrey, and his son ' Howie' are a mine of local information and very helpful. There is a boat to the right of the building that interrupts the view slightly, but it didn't really spoil or interrupt the evenings I spent sitting on the decking outside the building in the least, in any case it is to be moved as soon as the weather and tide permit. Oban is a must to visit and only a 10 min drive away and there a a fantastic beach only a few miles further on for those that with a pet. Close to the Landing, there are several excellent restaurants/ cafes. My wife and I enjoyed our stay very much and will certainly return next year
Brian M

Realistic Photos
I have attached a couple of photos to illustrate previous reviews. Great location but unrealistic pictures



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Castle Stalker - 6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Loch Awe - 11.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

St Conan's Kirk - 12.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Duart Castle - 12.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Kilchurn Castle - 13.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Glen Coe - 17.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

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