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The River Lodge

Kilninver near Oban, Argyll & The Isles (Ref. 1050872)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

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  • “The lodge was better than its description, had everything that you needed, a ...”

    The lodge was better than its description, had everything that you needed, a lovely location very quiet and peaceful, easy reach of Oban and shop's, and to travel up or down the coast

    The lodge was better than its description, had everything that you needed, a lovely location very quiet and peaceful, easy reach of Oban and shop's, and to travel up or down the coast

    - Mr Robinson, July 2021

The property

Oban 8.7 miles.

Set amongst the breath-taking hills of Kilninver that surround the magnificent shores of the west coast of Scotland, is this gorgeous wooden lodge.

Tucked away from the rest of the world, this hidden gem provides a picturesque backdrop for a romantic escape for two, any time of year!

After an action-packed day exploring your surroundings, be welcomed into the light and contemporary open-plan living space, exuding natural light from the large glass windows and offering a truly tranquil space to relax and unwind.

Settle down on the attractive cream corner sofa and delight in a movie on the flat-screen TV, all whilst keeping warm and toasty from the heat of the striking wood burning stove.

Cross on over to the stylish grey kitchen where you can prepare many home-cooked meals with the help of the handy appliances that lie within, before tucking into your marvellous creations at the breakfast bar.

Beyond here, a homely bedroom has been styled with crisp white walls and fresh white bedding, as well as boasting a king-size bed and a wall-mounted TV for added entertainment.

Here you will also find a shower room with sophisticated tiling and a sizeable walk-in shower, perfect for preparing for the days that lie ahead.

Head out onto the decking and enjoy a moment of peace and quiet as you embrace your incredible surroundings and listen as the water of the river flows.

Discover the true delights of Scotland with a fun-filled day down in the town of Oban, home to the pretty Harbour Promenadae, the Secret Stills, and McCraig's Tower with sweeping views across the bay.

Take a tour of the Oban Distillery and try out some of the local whiskeys, or catch a boat across to the Isle of Kererra and uncover the ancient ruins of Gylen Castle.

Back on the mainland, the village of Ellenabeich is home to the well-kept gardens of An Cala and provides easy access over to the Island of Easdale, home to the Easdale Island Folk Museum.

Other local attractions include the Falls of Cruachan Waterfall and Cruachan Reservoir, where you will also find the mountain peak of Ben Cruachan, a challenging yet rewarding hike.

Wander through the woodland of Glen Nant National Nature Reserve, or venture along Loch Awe as you trail the Tall Trees Dalavich.

Make the most of precious time with your significant other on a holiday like never before at The River Lodge.

Summary

  • All ground-floor
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Hot tub.
  • Electric heating with wood burning stove
  • Electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking space for one car
  • Enclosed wrap-around decking
  • Sorry, no children, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 12.6 miles, pub 8.9 miles
  • Note: Steep steps lead down to the property from the parking area, and down again towards the river
  • Please take caution as not suitable for those less able
  • Note: This property sits on a river, please take caution
  • Note: Check-in time is no sooner than 5pm please

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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