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Oban 19 miles.
Port Appin is a picturesque coastal village with excellent local facilities, and many places of interest nearby. It is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, as the area is rich in beautiful walks, varied cycle tracks and opportunities for a variety of watersports. The village is not only stunningly pretty, but also boasts two award-winning hotels, a village shop/Post Office, a bicycle hire shop and fishing from the jetty. From the small jetty, a 5 minute ferry ride will take you across the Lynn of Lorn to the unspoilt island of Lismore, the most accessible of the Argyll islands, and a beautiful tranquil place steeped in history with ruined castles and an Iron Age Broch. The bustling town of Oban is a short drive to the south and just 29 miles north is Fort William with Ben Nevis - the largest mountain in Britain; both places are well worth a visit!
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A desirable and attractive detached stone cottage, superbly located in the heart of the coastal village of Port Appin. Dating from 1760, this Port Appin cottage was previously the police house during the 1800s, and was later extended to form a spacious and most comfortable home. This Port Appin cottage would be ideal for a couple or small family, sure to love the character of their holiday home, who simply want to enjoy the magnificence of the area from a welcoming base. Very well appointed throughout, this cottage in Port Appin has a fabulous double bedroom with en-suite shower room. This bedroom is extra special as it has a cosy woodburner and easy chairs, making this room a very special and relaxing space. The kitchen of this Port Appin cottage is well equipped, and overlooks the pretty rear garden. The sitting room benefits from character beams and an open fire. A bright dining room doubles up as a second bedroom if required, with a comfy day bed. The rear garden is very private, with outside seating and a BBQ. A pretty natural burn runs though the garden, and the front garden is enclosed by a white picket fence. The village of Port Appin has very good local facilities and the larger area surrounding Port Appin is full of things to do, places to visit and stunning unforgettable scenery, including the National Cycle Route, which runs from Oban to Fort William and has many cafes, pubs and attractions en route. This lovely Port Appin cottage makes a wonderful retreat to explore this beautiful area.
All ground floor. One double bedroom with woodburner, comfy chairs and en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with door to patio and garden. Dining room with single day bed (with additional pull-out single bed to make twin beds if required). Sitting room with open fire.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room and woodburner in bedroom. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, MP3 dock, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire/woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Front garden and lawned rear garden with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Coast 2 mins walk. Note: There is no television and no mobile phone reception in this cottage. Note: There is an unfenced burn running through the garden. Note: Although all ground floor, there is one step down from the sitting room to the kitchen and one step down from the bedroom to en-suite shower room.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Tigh Na Drochaid:
We loved the cottage, it was a perfect quiet retreat for us and we loved the log fires in both the living room and bedroom. The location was perfect, near to all amenities and local food was excellent. We liked the fact we were allowed our small dog and we will be recommending the Sykes website and cottage to our family and friends. We also had fantastic weather and great long walks - perfection! We will be back!
Mr Patterson, Roslin, February 2013
The cottage was stunning - garden, interior, furnishings and location. There was a sense of peace and seclusion, yet a shop and two lovely restaurants were within walking distance. The owner was very helpful without being invasive. All thought this was a wonderful cottage in a beautiful location.
Mr Fallows, Stoke-on-Trent, January 2013
Lovely surroundings and beautiful scenery.
Miss Pringle, Paisley, December 2012
We loved everything about this cottage, the look and feel were perfect. The setting is truly stunning with the best scenery Scotland has to offer on your door step.
Mr Boyle, Airdrie, October 2012