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The Log Cabin

Kilninver near Oban, Argyll & The Isles (Ref. 12682)

4.1

Good

Sykes rating

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "This place is a hidden gem, nothing should be changed the cabin is perfect for a hideaway getaway we’ll most definitely be returning."

    Reviewed by ClaireNov 2021

  • "The outside space is fab."

    But inside needs some updating. Stains on mattress cover and duvet. Too much clutter - it sleeps 2 and there were 4 frying pans and lost count of pots at 6. Not a matching glass and dishes piled in cupboard. I feel sorry for the cleaner of this property as must be a nightmare to clean. Too much stuff books, CDs candle holders - I thought this all should be removed because of COVD? Gordon was nice and had a nice welcome. This property needs updated and thoroughly cleaned.

    Reviewed by IanOct 2021

  • "Gordon is a lovely chap."

    All the grounds are beautiful, love all the nature, wildlife and seclusion. The cabin itself is 'rough around the edges', but honestly that did nothing but add to the whole experience. Sometimes places can go overboard trying to make things too comfortable, but the cabin being just the way it is really adds quaintness, and character to every moment spent there. Any expansion to the cabin I believe should be kept within the parameters already set, it really is lovely.

    Reviewed by RichardSep 2021

  • "The accommodation was perfect for a romantic getaway."

    Gordon was a fantastic host. It was so peaceful and quiet and was exactly what we were looking for.

    Reviewed by SkyeJul 2021

  • "It is just as it shows in the pictures- amazing"

    Reviewed by JaneMay 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable log cabin set in beautiful grounds."

    Location excellent for exploring the surrounding area. Exceptionally clean with friendly host who met us on arrival. The only downsides were the main road which is very close to the cabin and noisy and the squeaky bed! If you don't mind the sound of traffic, it is ideal.

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2021

  • "This place is a piece of haven, a lot of quiet and amazing view."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by FlorentinaMay 2021

  • "The cabin was beautiful, well equipped and as described very private."

    Gordon was extremely friendly and helpful on arrival, we couldn’t have wished for a more perfect retreat for the weekend and look forward to visiting again.

    Reviewed by ColinMay 2021

  • "The log cabin although located into a wooden property is actually at proximity of a main road therefore not as quiet and remote as expected."

    As away for most of the day the noise of the road was not a total nuisance but the experience of being isolated has not been fully met.

    Reviewed by SylvineOct 2020

  • "Absolutely amazing and beautiful place to stay!"

    The host, Gordon, was extremely helpful. We would 100% recommend people to stay here.

    Reviewed by JaneJul 2020

  • "Lovely little place."

    It has everything what you need for your stay: well equipped kitchen, shower worked perfect. Oban is only 15-20 min away, Isle of Seil the same. A bit tricky to get in and out the property, but after couple goes you find the best way to do it

    Reviewed by IrmaJul 2020

  • "Absolutely stunning!"

    Few nights away from busy city life in the perfect setting, the area is so peaceful.

    Reviewed by Sarah-janeJul 2020

  • "Getaway was perfect!"

    ! Cabin amazing, isolated and with beautiful surroundings. The property owner was so helpful and went out his way to may us feel welcome. Thank you!

    Reviewed by BrianMar 2020

  • "Had a lovely time in this log cabin."

    Was exactly what we wanted and as decried in the description. The host was excellent too and catered to our every need. Would happily stay again.

    Reviewed by MartynFeb 2020

  • "It was extremely peaceful, it's a nice time if people wanted to take a breather from a busy life to just chill in a lovely home away from home."

    Gordon (grounds keeper) gave clear instruction to get to the cabin which wasn't hard to find as we expected it might be. We would 100% stay here again and reccomend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by AbbyFeb 2020

  • "Perfect for a romantic wintery getaway!"

    Reviewed by JoanneDec 2019

  • "The cabin was small but pratical, cosy and well situated."

    A tranquil spot that abounded in spectacular wildlife, ( a stag, golden eagle and red squirrel to name but a few). We left having recharged our batteries but with some feelings of sadness to leave all this behind

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2019

  • "Only thing is the price a bit heavy as of the location , but happy with cabin."

    Reviewed by DerekJul 2019

  • "We had a great time in the cabin, very cosy and secluded."

    Very nice host as well.

    Reviewed by JasperJul 2019

  • "Superb location, extremely lovely place to stay."

    Reviewed by Bongkot (Por)Jun 2019

  • "WE REALLY ENJOYED OUR STAY AT THE CABIN,WE HAD PLENTY OF WILDLIFE TO LOOK AT INCLUDING A LITTLE RED SQUIRREL THAT VISITED US EVERY DAY."

    GORDEN Mc NIVEN WAS VERY HELPFULL,EVERYTHING RAN SMOOTHLY WHILE WE WERE THERE AND WE HAVE NO COMPLAINTS.

    Reviewed by Leonard JMay 2019

  • "The location is amazing and the cosy cabin is absolutely beautiful."

    The grounds of the estate are fantastic and the service we received from Gordan was brilliant. Would definitely return and recommend to other people.

    Reviewed by LucyMar 2019

  • "If you're looking for a true log cabin, this is the one!"

    Oban is not too far of a drive, but everything is far enough away that you are secluded, and left to it! Gordon who looks after you at check-in is very friendly and can't do enough to help, he is a credit to the place and owners, and makes himself available if there are any issues (we had none!). My wife and I were here 4 years ago and got engaged on the grounds, and we were here this week celebrating our honeymoon, we were given a complementary bottle of champagne to boot! I'm not sure what is the best feature of the log cabin, the log fire, duck pond directly outside, how cosy it is, the walk around the grounds, scenery, there are too many things to mention, juat amazing.

    Reviewed by IainFeb 2019

  • "Loved my stay at the Log Cabin."

    It was exactly what I was looking for and more. The cabin was great. Everything was nice and clean and tidy. Our host was lovely. We knew if there was a problem he would be there to fix it but did not bother us in any way. Has to be the best shower I have experienced in my time away from home. The weather was not the best but it didn't matter as the log burner was great. I would love to go back in the summer to fully experience the wild life and the scenery. Loved feeding the birds.

    Reviewed by ElizabethNov 2018

  • "The photo of the cabin shown on the website does not do it justice."

    The surroundings are much greener with more trees and the pool in front of the cabin gives it added interest.

    Reviewed by BernadetteJun 2018

  • "The location of the Log Cabin and the associated gardens were delightful."

    It was a little nearer a road than expected but the traffic was very light and not a problem. There were more trees than the pictures showed which made the area very pretty though it did obscure the view of the distant mountains when the trees were in full leaf. The Log Cabin makes a lovely retreat and it is lovely to be able to walk in the grounds and go down to the river, or to walk along the path to the waterfall, or along the road and river to a more open vista with mountains and fields of lambs. If you like painting or drawing the associated house or Log Cabin is the place. You will be inspired!

    Reviewed by ScillaMay 2018

  • "Myself and my boyfriend had a fantastic few days stay in the cabin."

    We had everything we needed the location is absolutely beautiful and breath taking. We just wish the time didn't go past so fast. We would love to go back and will highly recommend the cabin to family and friends.

    Reviewed by AlexisFeb 2018

  • "We had a very relaxing holiday."

    The photos were a little old so the place is surrounded by trees now but that just made it better.

    Reviewed by ChristineSep 2017

  • "Wonderful log cabin in a beautiful location."

    Gordon was fantastic. We plan to return next year!

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2017

  • "Location wood burner comfort politeness of owner."

    Now want cottage in isle of skye for next year or autumn 2017.

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2017

  • "The only slight issue was the lack of anywhere to hang any clothes in the cabin ..."

    The only slight issue was the lack of anywhere to hang any clothes in the cabin and perhaps the provision of a small folding table to eat off,otherwise an excellent place to stay

    Reviewed by AnthonyFeb 2017

  • "Great log cabin, nice and homely,everything you need,would be looking to go back, overall a local retreat,,to recharge the batteries,great place, Rose and Ali Scott."

    Reviewed by AlastairJan 2017

  • "The house keeper and site manager must be extremely dedicated people as their work was faultless and nothing was too much trouble for them."

    The cabin sparckled on our arrival and we were warmly welcomed by the manager. We cannot wait to return next year. What a magical place to stay.

    Reviewed by RoderickSep 2016

  • "Everything was perfect."

    The Log Cabin is a lovely, beautiful, peaceful, silent and proper place for a holiday in the nature. We really enjoyed it.

    Reviewed by FriederikeJun 2016

  • "Beautiful Cabin in lovely surroundings."

    We had a very peaceful holiday and the Cabin was a great place to return to after days out. Will definitely be returning as soon as possible.

    Reviewed by AlastairMay 2016

  • "It was a beautiful little lodge which was lovely and cosy."

    We also rented out the house and both were in a good distance of each other. The caretaker was so happy and helpful! I would definitely like to go back here very soon!

    Reviewed by DarcyDec 2015

  • "It was unique to have such a beautiful lily pond with a large shoal of pretty goldfish and a fantastic setting."

    The site manager is dedicated to his job and we felt really comfortable there. The housekeeper made the cabin sparkle upon arrival. It was a privilege to holiday in such an idyllic place, we look forward to returning regularly.

    Reviewed by RoderickSep 2015

  • "We received a welcome from the owner, who was lovely and friendly."

    The tiny log cabin was perfectly equipped and well kept.We didn't want for anything,even supplied bottled water.Perfect little hideaway and base for exploring highlands.

    Reviewed by DebraAug 2015

  • "Absolutely brilliant - surpassed our expectations."

    We weren't expecting to leave feeling we would want to come back, but we did! A beautiful Cabin with everything you need.

    Reviewed by CharlotteDec 2014

  • "Breath taking views, romantic log cabin and a great log burner."

    Reviewed by KirkNov 2014

  • "Loved the location and the wildlife - peace & quiet and total relaxation."

    Reviewed by LynnNov 2014

  • "The views from The Log Cabin were fantastic, the whole area was stunning."

    The Log Cabin was the perfect treat in peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by GillianSep 2014

  • "Excellent location and home-owner very welcoming and knowledgeable about the surrounding area."

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2014

  • "The location was very good."

    The pond and gardens also very nice and the variety of birds was wonderful.

    Reviewed by TeresaJun 2014

  • "We enjoyed the location of this property, it was a beautiful, snug place to stay and we were made welcome when we arrived."

    There was so much to do in the area and it was a wonderful place for wildlife.

    Reviewed by SarahMay 2014

  • "The owner was very friendly and welcoming, he had full knowledge of the area."

    He offered help, provided everything we requested and let us enjoy our privacy. Perfect for two, the area offers plenty to do and with an hour walk up the hill, you can enjoy breathtaking scenery.

    Reviewed by GaborJan 2014

  • "Both the locations and views were amazing."

    The cabin was located in a lovely peaceful place and the woodburning stove added to the charm. Although small, the cabin was a truly lovely place to stay.

    Reviewed by ClaireMay 2013

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The property

Oban 10 miles.

This delightful log cabin is situated amidst wonderful scenery, close to a river and Loch Scammadale, just 4 miles from the coastal village of Kilninver and 10 miles from the town of Oban.

This Oban log cabin boasts stunning countryside and mountain views, and is an ideal romantic retreat for a couple who wish to explore this part of Scotland.

This immaculately-presented Oban cottage offers quality open plan accommodation with a double bed, sitting area, well-equipped kitchen and a separate shower room.

Outside, this Oban log cabin has a tranquil decked area, which overlooks the duck pond and hills and mountains beyond, providing an excellent place to enjoy a morning coffee whilst you plan your day.

The popular Highland town of Oban is only 10 miles away and offers many shops, bars and restaurants.

The town also has a busy ferry terminal where you can take boat trips to the beautiful islands of Mull and Rum.

This Oban log cabin is a perfect base for sightseeing and touring the local area, before you return and relax in front of the warming woodburning stove.

Note: This property can be booked with ref 12167, to accommodate eight people.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Open plan living accommodation with double bed, fitted kitchen and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Separate shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Hot tub.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, selection of books and games
  • Electricity and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front decked terrace with unfenced pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Due to the unfenced duck pond, children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: No dining area
  • Note: This property has a private water supply, which is tested regularly.

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About the location

OBAN

Fort William 45 miles; Glasgow 95 miles.

The bustling town of Oban rests amidst the picturesque hills surrounding Oban Bay, on the stunning west coast of Scotland and offers an abundance of bars and restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. The town's beautiful streets are awash with a wide choice of shops and boutiques, whilst the Oban Distillery is easily accessible occupying a central position within the town centre. Take a trip to the Scottish Sealife Sanctuary situated on Loch Creran, offering crystal clear waters inhabited by a variety of enchanting marine creatures. The tiny Isle of Lismore is just a short ferry ride away, boasting a wealth of wild flowers and home to 130 differing species of birdlife, whilst the Isles of Mull and Iona are a great location for a day trip. An ideal base for a unique and unforgettable holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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