Leckan, Braleckan House

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Braleckan, facing south with sweeping views to the Cowal Hills, is a substantial stone-built Victorian house standing detached in a large garden and fenced from the side of the Leacan Burn, which tumbles down from the 1,500 feet high hills separating Loch Awe from Loch Fyne.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

It is now divided into three comfortable, completely self-contained houses, each with its own entrance. One of these is Leckan, which provides most attractive accommodation.

The cosy sitting room has an open fire, perfect for toasting toes after a day in the great outdoors. There is a comprehensively fitted dining kitchen, a good-size double bedroom and a twin bedroom with elegant antique twin beds.

The cottage has been substantially upgraded in the last few years and the accommodation it offers cannot fail to please. The sitting room with its comfy leather sofas is a very restful and appealing room with the open fire in its Victorian tiled surround adding to its charm. The dining kitchen is also very spacious and well-equipped, with plenty of room to dine in comfort.

Upstairs are the two bedrooms and bathroom. The double bedroom is tranquil and roomy, with a lovely big window so you can lie and look out at the view. The twin is rather more spectacular with its dramatic carved wood beds with high headboards. A bathroom with bath and double length separate shower completes the accommodation. What more could you ask?

Outside there is an enclosed garden (with furniture) and parking near 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 of this lovely countryside is 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.

Map & Local

Inveraray, 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 interesting small shops and good eating places. At the head of the loch is the Loch Fyne Smokery and Oyster Bar where you can stock up on fishy treats and the Ardkinglas Woodland Garden. To the south you have the NT gardens at Crarae and the Crinan Canal at Ardrishaig, offering leisurely and scenic walks along the towpath.

At the end of the drive to the house and across the road is the Auchendrain Farming Museum, which provides a fascinating insight into how they used to live and work in the 'good old days'.

From Inveraray you have good road access to such places as Oban, Fort William, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. There is also the whole 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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with open fire, satellite TV/DVD
Kitchen/dining room with microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, etc.

Upstairs

Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
Highchair
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00
Travel Cot
£6.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (first £15 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay) and open fire (1 bucket of coal INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 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.

Availability

Availability

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
2016
Price

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).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% - Christmas 2016 From 19/12/2016 to 27/12/2016
  • Save 10% - New Year! From 27/12/2016 to 03/01/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £280.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £465.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £465.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 POA
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 POA
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 POA
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 POA
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 POA
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 POA
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 POA
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 - 05 Jan 2018 POA
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 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.

Reviews

Reviews
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Good
15-Oct-2016

Lovely position warm and cosy very dog friendly

Good
15-Sep-2016

Beautiful setting and lovely safe garden. Cottage was spacious and generally comfortable. We felt that the cottage could...

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Excellent
20-Oct-2015

Excellent

Excellent
28-Aug-2014

As Above

Good
26-Jun-2014

Good

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