MacFarlane Apartment is in an idyllic setting on the edge of the village of Taynuilt, surrounded by outstanding natural beauty. Secluded and peaceful, this delightful ground floor self-catering apartment blends traditional character with modern facilities to offer the perfect setting in which to relax and unwind after days out exploring the Scottish highlands and near by Oban or on a day trip to the Island of Mull.
MacFarlane is a delightfully quirky two bedroomed self-catering apartment on the second floor of Lonan House. Fully renovated and newly decorated to a high standard, this comfortable holiday home creates an idyllic retreat for those looking to experience all this naturally beautiful area of Argyll has to offer. The large and instantly appealing open plan living and dining rooms offer views of Ben Cruachan from the skylight window as well as views of the garden and surrounding woodland. The large sofas and generous dining area are stylish and modern making this airy space inviting and comfortable allowing you to quickly relax into the holiday mood. The kitchen is fully fitted offering everything you would need for a relaxed holiday, including full sized dishwasher, induction hob, fridge/freezer and washing machine. The king size bedroom and twin bedded second room offer extremely comfortable matresses and quality linens.
Lonan House enjoys a glorious Scottish setting with stunning views to Ben Cruachan, Argyll’s highest mountain. Designed by Sir Robert Lorimer and built in 1906, this impressive Edwardian mansion is full of romantic highland character and retains many of its original Arts & Crafts features. This is a wonderful holiday destination for dog owners and guests are invited to enjoy the large surrounding landscaped garden, complete with croquet lawn and pond, extended grounds and woodland which give a wonderful sense of space and freedom. Deer are often seen grazing around the house and this magical spot is home to amazing wildlife including red squirrels, otters and pine marten. Keen birdwatchers will delight at the huge variety of birds including the chance to see golden and white-tailed sea eagles or the beautiful black grouse. There are endless walks to be discovered right from the doorstep and many wonderful panoramic views across the glen to Mull in the West, Loch Etive in the North and Loch Awe in the East. Glen Lonan is part of National Cycle Route 78, The Caledonia Way, stretching 234 miles through stunning Scottish countryside.
Quiet days can be spent relaxing in the surrounding peace, or the nearby harbour town of Oban offers a good range of shops, local attractions and excellent restaurants, many of which serve freshly caught seafood. During the summer the town comes alive with a host of festivals and ceilidhs, attracting bagpipers, highland dancers and traditional musicians from all over the world. There are numerous exciting day trips to be enjoyed including ferries to the beautiful inner Hebridean islands including Mull and Tiree.
The village of Taynuilt is within walking distance (1 mile) and has a train station with regular trains to Glasgow, Oban and Dalmally. Also, it has a well stocked grocery shop, butchers, post office and tea-room. There is a nine-hole course for the golf enthusiast and lovely walks along the piers at Loch Etive. The local pub and restaurant serves good food and also a takeaway service and is situated a pleasant stroll away from Lonan House.
Postcode: PA35 1HY
Bookings are accepted with any day arrival, short breaks are welcome throughout the year
Damage Deposit: £150
Accommodation for 4 on the second floor; Shared entrance hall with stair to first and second floor leads to Apartment entrance hall with coat hanging & boot storage; Sitting room; Kitchen/dining room; 1 King size bedroom, 1 Twin bedroom; Shower Room with walk-in shower including rain and hand shower, wc, wash basin.
SERVICES: Central heating & electricity included * Bed Linen & Towels provided * Electric oven and induction hob * Microwave * Fridge/Freezer * Dishwasher * Washing Machine * Smart TV with DVD player * Shared DVDs/books in entrance hall * Wifi * Cot & High Chair available on request * Shared terrace with garden furniture * 5 Acres of open landscaped gardens * Croquet lawn * Shared BBQ & picnic areas * 24-acre extended grounds and woodland walks * Shared Bike store * 2 Dogs welcome, to be on leads in garden and woods * Parking for 2 cars * No Smoking/vaping
Extras: £20/dog per week or part week
Please note: As this apartment is on the second floor it is reached by two flights of stairs so is not suitable for elderly or very young guests. Open wildlife pond within extended garden, young children must be supervised
- Pets Allowed - 2
- Bicycle Storage
- Bathrooms - Shower Room
- Twin Bedrooms
- Single Beds
- Bed Linen Cost Incl
- Towels Cost Incl
- High Chair
- Washing Machine
- Dvd Player
- Heating Cost Incl
- Garden Furniture
- Walk To Pub
- Walk To Shops
Local Experiences and Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Bird Watching
- Woodland walks
- Wildlife trails
- Hill walking
- Mountain View