Near Inveraray, Argyll
Braleckan House is a substantial, stone-built detached Victorian house that stands within a large garden at the side of the Leacan Burn, which tumbles down from the 1,500 foot high hills that separate Loch Awe from Loch Fyne.
|Sleeps: 10||Bedrooms: 5|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: Yes (2)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 4|
Braleckan is one of our longstanding properties that was once separated into smaller, self-contained houses and is now being fully refurbished and converted back into a spacious single abode that will be ready to welcome guests in April 2017.
Inside the accommodation is spacious and light with plenty of room to spread out into, making it the ideal place for holidays with family or a group of friends. There will be a large sitting room with a wood-burning stove at its heart and a well-equipped kitchen with a dining area at one end for relaxed evening meals.
There is also a handy utility room and WC on this level, as well as a double bedroom. This bedroom has an en suite shower room, as well as the added benefit of having its own TV/quiet room above (up a separate flight of stairs) that is a great place to escape to for some peace and quiet.
Upstairs there are two further double bedrooms (one en suite), two twin bedrooms and a modern bathroom with a bath and separate shower.
Outside the enclosed garden (with furniture) faces south with sweeping views to the Cowal hills and there is parking right at the door. It was across the surrounding hills that, for many years and not so long ago, cattle-drovers herded thousands of head of cattle over the Muir of Leckan towards the markets and pack-horses transported charcoal to the nearby village of Furnace on what came to be known as 'the much frequented path'.
The bustle and commotion then near Braleckan must have been tremendous, but nowadays the peace has been restored, so that you can wake to the song of the wild birds and the rushing stream and enjoy rewarding walks over the same paths.
At the end of the drive to the house and just across the road is the Auchendrain Farming Museum, which provides a fascinating insight into how the locals used to live and work way back in the 'good old days'.
Inveraray (6.5 miles), the nearby small town, will be familiar from the appearance of its distinctive black and white frontage featured on many scenic Scottish souvenir calendars.
The Castle and Jail there are well-known tourist attractions which should not be missed and it also has plenty of interesting small shops and good eating places. At the head of the loch you can sample the local seafood at the famous Loch Fyne Smokery and Oyster Bar (14.5 miles) or take a stroll around the pretty Ardkinglas Woodland Gardens (18.5 miles).
To the south the 50 acre Crarae Gardens also beg to be explored and there are lovely picnic spots along the towpath of the Crinan Canal at Ardrishaig (21.6 miles) where you can watch the boats negotiating the locks.
Braleckan house is a great central base with good road access to places such as Oban, Fort William, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. There is also the whole of the Mull of Kintyre to explore to the south and wonderful scenery and history in the immediate vicinity without having to travel too far.
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.
Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD
Large kitchen/dining room with fridge/freezer, cooker, oven, dishwasher, microwave, etc
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Double bedroom with en suite shower room with WC and wash basin.
Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite bath and shower over, WC and wash basin
TV room (accessed via downstairs double bedroom)
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Sets of towels
- Travel Cot
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (first £30 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (1 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.
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).
- 2 Week Discount (£100)
- Save 15% - Easter 2017 From 08/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
- Save 10% - March 2017 From 11/03/2017 to 31/03/2017
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 10|
|04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017||£995.00|
|08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017||£1,295.00|
|22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017||£995.00|
|06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017||£1,295.00|
|27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017||£1,595.00|
|03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017||£1,295.00|
|01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017||£1,595.00|
|02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017||£1,295.00|
|23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017||£995.00|
|14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017||£1,295.00|
|28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017||£850.00|
|21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017||POA|
|28 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018||POA|
|06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019||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.