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Tirlaggan House

Lismore, Argyll & The Isles (Ref. 1066140)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • “A beautiful property making the most of the setting exceeded our expectations, we loved it, felt so welcome and special.”

    - Ms Gascoigne, June 2021

Tirlaggan Cottages

Settled on the idyllic island of Lismore are two amazing cottages, offering a remote escape in the middle of serene countryside with sparkling coastal waters in sight. Tirlaggan Cottages are two stunning properties providing accommodation for a group celebration, as well as a private lodging where couples can retreat. The Isle of Lismore is a wonderful haven for those who wish to immerse themselves in idyllic landscapes, surrounded by incredible scenery and views with up to 80 species of bird to watch, as well as home to all the essentials you need on a self-catered stay including a well-stocked village store and a café serving meals and drinks, Liosbeag Café. For a wider selection of amenities travel to the eastern end of the island to get the passenger ferry to Port Appin to visit the stylish restaurant and bar at The Pierhouse Hotel, or travel over to Oban from Achnacroish for Oban's Distillery, McCaig's Tower and Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds. Discover Lismore's own attractions in the form of the Lismore Gaelic Heritage Centre next to the café as well as the numerous ruins dotted around the island of ancient monasteries and castles, so keep an eye out on your walks! As well as walking you can enjoy lovely bike rides on the island with bike hire available locally, or head out into the water whether kayaking, sailing or wild swimming, perfect for the adventurous types. Take a tour of the island with Explore Lismore Land Rover tours ensuring you don't miss an inch of Lismore's beauty thanks to a professional guide. Popular with artists and photographers for the unforgettable vistas and great for wildlife enthusiasts with lots of seabirds in the area among other local creatures, Lismore has so much to offer.

The property

Lying on the beautiful and remote Lismore island in the midst of stunning countryside and mountain scenery is this contemporary, single storey property, Tirlaggan House.

Sleeping up to four guests, this spectacular property is a true hidden gem on this Inner Hebrides island, perfect for an idyllic and secluded getaway.

Head inside to the open-plan living space where the air source underfloor heating will warm you in no time after a day outside as you get settled on the sofa and gaze out of the huge bi-folding windows to the mountains beyond, a truly spectacular vista.

If you can tear your gaze away from this spectacle you can enjoy watching the TV or playing a board game brought with you around the dining table, while the woodburning stove in the corner adds a homely ambiance to this contemporary setting.

Discover a sleek white kitchen fitted with all the essentials for a self-catered stay including an electric oven and hob, fridge and freezer, sure to inspire some tasty home cooking.

The beauty doesn't stop here as both bedrooms also feature full-length bi-folding windows, allowing you to wake up to the breath-taking views each morning and watch up to 80 species of bird on the birdfeeders, and go to bed with glimpses of the stars; choose from either the double bedroom or the twin bedroom, great for a couple or a small family.

Freshen up in the shower room, where a large shower enclosure offers a spacious spot to relax before beginning your day with a morning coffee out on your private patio, home to seating and a barbecue area which is great for singing along with the guitar provided on summer nights.

This Hebridean island is a place of true outstanding beauty and tranquility, with all the essentials you need found right on the island including a well-stocked village store and a café, Liosbeag Café, serving delicious sweet treats along with evening meals served in summer and drinks, along with takeaway available too.

Spend time in true tranquility on this amazing Scottish island at Tirlaggan House.

Note: Tirlaggan House & Studio is the perfect place to create and record for musicians, singers and composers.

Stay at Tirlaggan House, write and record in Tirlaggan Studio.

Tirlaggan Studio runs Pro-Tools as standard and is equipped with a wide range of instruments and separate vocal booth.

Engineer/Producer available onsite by arrangement at very competitive rates.

Many releases have been created in Tirlaggan Studio.

The owner is happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1066143, together sleeping six guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Air source underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for five cars
  • Shared garden with barbecue area, seating, patio and lawn and separate outbuilding with washing machine
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, café/restaurant 1.2 miles
  • Note: This property is in a remote location on an island

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About the location


Port Appin 7 miles; Oban 10.5 miles; Glencoe 25.9 miles.

Lismore is a beautiful and remote island lying off the coast of Oban in the Scottish Inner Hebrides, with a name thought to come from the Gaelic 'Lios Mòr' meaning "great garden", it is an idyllic setting no matter where you find yourself on the 2,351 hectares of land. Lismore's history can be found throughout the island by visiting the numerous ruined structures from a 6th century monastery to two 13th century castles. The island becoming successful in lime quarrying in the 19th century with around 1000 inhabitants on Lismore, before seeing a steady decline with today's residents totalling around just 200 with a third recorded as Gaelic-speaking in 2001. Although remote and only reachable via ferry, Lismore offers everything you need for a self-catered stay so you never have to leave the shore unless out adventuring, with a local well-stocked village store to serve guests and a lovely café, Liosbeag Café, offering delicious food and drink and serving evening meals in summer. Discover plenty to see and do here with this area popular with artists and photographers for the stunning landscapes and views to Ben Nevis, Glencoe range and the peaks of Cruachan, as well as wildlife spotting with many seabirds in the area. Enjoy walks across the island, cycling adventures and watersports on the coast with kayaking and wild swimming popular. Ferries leave from the eastern end of the island over to Port Appin and from Achnacroish to Oban, connecting you to the mainland and more opportunities for adventure. Experience the natural beauty of Scotland on the Isle of Lismore.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas