Dallens Cottage

Portnacroish, Appin

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In a unique position right on the shore of Loch Laich (a branch of Loch Linnhe), on Scotland's spectacular west coast, sits Dallens Cottage.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

This cosy, beautifully refurbished holiday home has what must arguably be the best view in the entire area of that most romantic Scottish landmark, Castle Stalker (well known from a million Scottish souvenir calendars). Those who like to book the best seats in the house will just love Dallens Cottage.

Peacefully situated at the end of a track, the cottage stands in almost half an acre of its own walled and hedged garden with ample parking for several vehicles.

With large picture windows and an extensive decking area to the front (with furniture), you are perfectly positioned to watch the constantly changing seascape before you. The idyll is often enhanced by the sight of the horses from the nearby riding school cantering across the beach at low tide. You can enjoy, in particular, the wonderful colours of the legendary west coast sunsets, as the sun sinks in splendour behind the island of Lismore. The new Oban to Fort William cycle track runs just a few hundred yards from the cottage, so don't forget to bring your bikes!

Well-equipped and furnished, with an oil-fired Aga in the kitchen (there is also a electric hob and oven for non-Aga fans) and a wood-burning stove in the sitting room to keep it warm at all seasons. This spacious, four bedroom (one en suite) cottage is a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy all that the surroundings have to offer.

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Map & Local

Here you are in the centre of the lovely district of Appin, which was immortalised in R L Stevenson's 'Kidnapped'.

You are also just over three miles from the world-renowned Aird's Hotel and the Pierhouse Restaurant at Port Appin (with PO and shop), where you can also catch the little ferry which plies across to Lismore island.

Within walking distance up the hill, the Stalker View visitor centre has a coffee shop serving excellent light meals. The above-mentioned riding stables are less than a mile away. There is golf and more shops and hotels 15 miles away at Ballachulish, which also opens the way to Glencoe, with its walking, climbing and skiing potential.

To the south, there is a beautiful safe beach at Ardmucknish Bay (14m) on the way to Oban, (22m, with all facilites and ferry connections to Mull, Staffa, Iona, etc). Fort William (with all facilities, boat trips, dry ski slope, leisure centre and, of course, Ben Nevis) is 24 miles to the north. At Dallens Cottage you really are at the centre of so much of the best that Scotland has to offer.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.



Single Storey

Sitting room with TV/DVD and wood burning stove
Kitchen/dining room with oil fired Aga, electric hob and electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer
Utility room with washer-drier
Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite shower room, WC and wash basin
Twin bedroom
Double bedroom
Room with two full-size bunk beds
Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and wash basin

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)

Available Extras

Towels (per person)


Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. The first £10 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by oil central heating (first £25 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stove. Wifi is available subject to provider, at a charge of £15 per week (up to 1 GB). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • Save 15% - Whit Week 2017 From 27/05/2017 to 02/06/2017
  • Save 15% June 17 From 03/06/2017 to 16/06/2017
  • Save 10% June 17 From 17/06/2017 to 30/06/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 8
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 POA
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 POA
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 POA
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 POA
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 POA
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 POA
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 POA
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 POA
28 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018 POA
07 Jan 2018 - 09 Feb 2018 POA
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018 POA
24 Feb 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 POA
03 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018 POA
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018 POA
14 Apr 2018 - 04 May 2018 POA
05 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 POA
26 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018 POA
02 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018 POA
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 POA
01 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018 POA
15 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018 POA
13 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 POA
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 POA
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 POA
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.


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