The Bothy

Loch Melfort, by Oban

Property Reference: SGW
  • Sleeps2
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms1
  • Grade4 Star rating
Exterior Open plan living/dining room/kitchen Open plan living/dining room/kitchen Double bedroom Exterior

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Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available

Property Description

The Kilchoan Estate enjoys an idyllic and peaceful setting, facing south on the north shore of Loch Melfort. Delightfully secluded near the end of a 5-mile single-track road, it commands magnificent views over the loch and the islands of Shuna and Luing, to Scarba and Jura beyond. From Kilchoan, one can explore the islands in the rowing boat provided or wander in the hills, discovering quiet lochs and havens abundant with wildlife. Loch trout fly fishing is available on two hill lochs, with riding, golf, water sports and steamer trips locally. Oban (35 minutes’ drive) offers shops, bars and restaurants. Shop/payphone 5 miles (petrol 20 miles), a choice of restaurants can be found within 7 miles.

Set near the farm in a small courtyard, this traditional, cosy little cottage is full of character and offers comfortable compact accommodation. Living/dining room with open fire and kitchen area. Double bedroom with shower room and toilet off.

  • Patio

  • Open fire – coal at cost, logs £3 per tea chest
  • Electricity by meter reading
  • Electric heaters
  • Heated towel rail
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Shared washing machine (at cost)
  • Garden furniture
  • Parking
  • Loch trout fly fishing (April–mid September)
  • Sea fishing
  • Private pier with boat (May–September), life jackets provided foc
  • Natural spring water supply
  • Easy walking access
  • NB: Drops in grounds close to sea

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. A lovely welcome at a clean and cosy cottage, well laid out and homely - and with plenty of character. Hanging baskets outside the door - and a bottle of wine from our hosts waiting on the table because we’d mentioned the holiday was a honeymoon. Nice walks into the hills start from the door. July 2011.
  2. the cottage was really very good except that there were no washing machine facilities which became a little difficult when staying for 2 weeks. The shower room toilet was not very clean and did not provide cleaning products (i.e. bleach - which we purchased ourselves). The road to the cottage from main A road was five miles of undulating (and frequently uphill) bad condition road (pot-holes) which was finally repaired on last day of holiday. Five miles took 20 minutes, same time to go 15 miles to Oban! Other than these points, the cottage was perfect! Sept 2009.
  3. Good description of the accommodation, pleasant surroundings. Standard and equipment. Aug 2009.
  4. Beautiful lochs location with wonderful view on the doorstep. April 2008.
  5. The cottage was very cosy, we loved it. It was one of our best holidays ever! March 2008.
  6. If you want an away from it all holiday, and love the outdoors, wildlife, birds etc, this is the place for you, we loved it. June 2008.
  7. Charming cottage in a such a peaceful location. Very much off the beaten track, which is exactly what we wanted. Excellent base for walking in the gorgeous surroundings. Cottage is compact! But has everything you need and the real log fire is delightful! July 2008.
  8. We booked a week at this property as the 2nd week of our recent honeymoon. After a long tiring journey from Leicestershire we were met by a wonderful owner and an equally beautiful property. The description matched everything in the brochure/website and really was the perfect setting during the picturesque month of October. We were very happy with the facilities/property/surroundings and was the perfect place to ease ourselves into our new life together!! Oct 2007.
  9. This trip was my first overseas trip and could not have been more satisfied. What a gorgeous little cottage. We went for a 5 day stay and could’ve stayed even longer. Delicious biscuits and tea were waiting for us upon arrival (what a pleasant welcome). The view of the loch from behind the owner’s house is just wonderful. I thought we might have been secluded from other houses (didn’t expect to see the owner’s house right in front of the unit) but it still was very laid back and away from the hustle and bustle. Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay. June 2007.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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