Dalmally, Glen Orchy, Scotland (Ref. 906860)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

Dalmally 3 miles.

A charming, detached 19th century cottage, surrounded by the tranquil beauty of Glen Orchy near Dalmally in the Highlands of Scotland.

Fully refurbished throughout and providing quality accommodation, this Dalmally cottage is perfect for family or friends looking for a quiet break amongst stunning scenery.

Set on the ground floor with views across the glen to the River Orchy and the mountains beyond, this Dalmally self-catering cottage has one double bedroom, one twin and a single.

The sitting room of this Dalmally cottage is centred around a cosy open fire, while the well-equipped kitchen has a dining area and a step down to the utility and bathroom at the rear of the property.

A small porch at the front of this Dalmally cottage is a pleasant place to relax and drink in the views.

Also at the front of this Dalmally cottage and across the glen road is a lawned area with a bench, so you can sit and revel in your own private Highland glen.

There is additional space at the rear of this Dalmally cottage to sit out and enjoy the surrounding scenery or perhaps spot some of the local wildlife such as red deer, red squirrels and osprey.

The superb location of this Dalmally cottage is ideal for both a relaxing break and an energetic one, with fishing on the River Orchy or nearby Loch Awe, and excellent walking in the hills of Glen Orchy itself, with its spectacular waterfalls.

Just 4.5 miles away is Dalmally Golf Club, set in a tranquil location with beautiful views.

A wonderful Dalmally cottage, offering a superb break at any time of the year.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with open fire.


  • Electric central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front garden area with bench across road
  • Rear grassed area with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: The road runs past the front door, between the property and the front garden, pets and children to be supervised
  • Note: Property has a private, filtered water supply
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be variable.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Guest Reviews


    • “Wonderful”
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    • “We enjoyed our stay at Achnafalnich very much. Beautiful surroudings, a warm welcome with scones, a clean and nicely decorated house and with only deer as neigbours! The children loved to explore the surrouding area!”

    Erik R, Wapenveld, The Netherlands, November 2015

    • “Very peaceful in beautiful scenery”
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    • “A very comfortable little cottage. It was very quiet but in October the deer on the hills kept us entertained! We had two dogs with us and the only drawback was that the garden was not enclosed. It meant that they had to be kept on leads as the road - albeit a very quiet one - was right outside the house. The owners were very welcoming and helpful ( fresh scones on arrival). We hope to return this year as we enjoyed it so much.”

    Grizel W, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom, January 2015

    • “September get away”
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    • “Fabulous setting away from the hustle & bustle of modern life. The cottage is very comfortable with everything you could need, books and games for days spent in if required. Would recommend as a base to visit other areas of this beautiful area. A big thank you to Iain & Pat for making the cottage so homely.”

    Barders745, Chichester, United Kingdom, September 2014

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    • “Liked where the cottage was situated - the scenery was breathtaking. The cottage was more than we anticipated, it was so clean and roomy. Would definitely make another visit. The whole area was spectacular.”

    Mrs Davies, Warrington, September 2015

    • “It was a lovely cottage which was all on the one level, that was good for our needs. The surrounding views are beautiful. It is also within a nice car run to nearby places such as Oban etc.”

    Ms Simpson, PEEBLES, August 2015

    • “We especially enjoyed the peaceful location of the cottage. The cottage has been renovated to a high standard, but still retains character, and was lovely to return to after a day's walking and sight seeing. We enjoyed hill walking, but also being able to relax in such beautiful surroundings. Our dog enjoyed his holiday too, so many new walks.”

    Mrs Walls, Colchester, May 2015

    • “Wonderful scenery. Beautiful location, quiet and well furnished cottage. Easy access to the islands and other locations.”

    Mrs Brown, Sawbridgeworth, March 2015

    • “The cottage was very clean and well equipped, the coal fire in the lounge was very welcome. Would be happy to recommend this property to family and friends.”

    Mrs Jackson, Congleton, February 2015

    • “Had a wonderful New Year break in the cottage. There was plenty of space for the kids to run about. The double and twin rooms were great sizes and the single was perfect for our 6 year old. The cottage had everything we needed and was a lovely cosy place to come back to after battling the elements! A beautiful rural setting, thank you so much. Hope to be back!”

    Miss Whitmore, South Queensferry, December 2014

    • “The setting was stunning, very tranquil and restful holiday. We loved the open fire in the living room, created a very cosy living area. Owners very welcoming when we arrived and very helpful when a problem arose.”

    Mrs Welch, Kinross, October 2014

    • “Very peaceful - although we loved hearing the deer. We had some spectacular views of the stars - no light pollution here. The cottage was really comfortable and welcoming and the area has plenty to offer but not too busy despite it being a school holiday. The road outside was really very quiet and was great for cycling along. A really lovely cottage - a week was too short.”

    Mrs Webster, Doune, October 2014

    • “The kitchen was very well stocked with pots, pans & utensils. The setting is idyllic with peace & quiet with only a short drive to the main road to Dalmally.”

    Mr Bardwell, Chichester, September 2014

    • “The cottage was just what we liked, there was nothing to find fault with and we have enjoyed the stay more than any of the other places we have stayed at. We will definately book again next time we visit Scotland.”

    Mr Wasilewski, Loughborough, August 2014

    • “The house is situated in a really beautiful area. The views were amazing. It is also very central and in driving distance to many tourist attractions. The cottage had enough room for three adults and two dogs. The bed rooms and kitchen had very good sizes. The bathroom was spotless and had a power shower. The best part of the house was the living room with its fire place. We spent all evenings in front of a crackling fire. We definitely would book this cottage again and want to say thank you to the owners for a wonderful stay.”

    Mrs Yalman, Hartlepool, August 2014

    • “The owners were wonderful hosts; available if needed but not intrusive. They had thought of everything that holiday- makers might need for their stay. There was a lovely tea tray with scones and jam on arrival. The location was superb - just what we wanted for a relaxing family break. It was remote enough to get away from it all, but close enough to Oban and other places of interest to be convenient. The cottage has recently been refurbished. It was very well equipped, comfortable, clean and bright and contained everything that we needed. It was a lovely place to return to, especially when the fire was lit in the evening. The added bonus was that we had sunshine for much of the week and we made several trips down to the nearby river in the evenings as it stayed light until after 10pm.”

    Mrs Parry, St. Helens, July 2014

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About the location


Tyndrum 11 miles; Oban 27 miles.

The village of Dalmally, on the road between Tyndrum and Oban in Argyll and Bute, probably began life as a settlement to provide for the nearby Kilchurn Castle, established in the mid 15th century by the 1st Lord of Glenorchy, Sir Colin Campbell. Through many generations, the Campbells vied with the earls of Argyll for dominance in this region and the castle was only abandoned in the 18th century. The modern village of Dalmally has a shop, Post Office and a hotel as well as Glenorchy parish church, with its octagonal design. There's also a nine hole parkland golf course, set just behind the village and Loch Awe, offering a very scenic and peaceful place to practice your swing. The renowned Gaelic poet Duncan Ben MacIntyre was born in the area, and a walk up forested hills brings you to his monument, as well as spectacular views of Loch Awe and the surrounding mountains. Its location makes the village an ideal base for touring the spectacular scenery nearby. Visit Loch Awe and its ruined castle, and nearby Ben Cruachan is not only a fabulous walk but also houses the Cruachan power station, where visitors can tour the hollowed-out mountain. Oban is a short drive away with ferries to the Western Isles, or take a drive through awe-inspiring Glen Coe. Dalmally is surrounded by sublime scenery, making it a wonderful base for your next Scottish getaway.