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Chiskan Cottage

Near Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre

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For a holiday where you can really 'get away from it all' in scenic and peaceful surroundings, Chiskan must certainly be a preferred choice.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6/7 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi
Overview

Standing almost at the tip of the Mull of Kintyre (much celebrated in the song by Paul McCartney and you can see why) some 8 miles south of Campbeltown, 'the furthest town from anywhere' it has fine open views all around. Particularly to the front you can see right across the Firth to the Ayrshire coast. Just a few yards up the road, there is also a good view of Ailsa Craig towering out of the water.

The house stands detached on a peaceful single track road, in the midst of fields. It is surrounded by a large enclosed grass garden and the nearest habitation is the farm about a quarter of a mile along the road. Being all on one level, with a ramp to the front door, it is a good choice for holiday makers of limited mobility.

Inside, what strikes one first is the spaciousness. The big, modern and well-equipped dining kitchen is open plan through to an equally large dining room (with piano) and then there are sliding doors to a comfortable lounge, with living flame fire. Both sitting and dining rooms have large picture windows to take advantage of the views.

There is a lovely bright new sunroom behind the sitting room with doors to large decked patio area with garden furniture. Three bedrooms (two doubles and a twin with extra pull-out bed), a bathroom and separate shower room complete the attractive, warm and very practical accommodation.

Map & Local

The nearest shop, tea room and pub are at Southend, some two and a half miles from the cottage. Campbeltown has all facilities, supermarkets, etc. It is a historic town boasting no less than three distilleries, one of which offers guided tours.

It also has a lively, year-round music scene, with several festivals catering for folk, Scottish and classical tastes. There are golf courses at Dunaverty and Machrihanish, where there is also an excellent beach that is popular with canoeists and surfers. The coast around the cottage is dotted with little beaches and coves, some very private and secluded, where you will most likely be completely alone.

This is essentially a place to chill and relax, with perhaps a little walking, cycling or lazing on the beach thrown in. If you go right down to the tip of the Mull, you may well see golden eagles and seals are frequent visitors to the shore line.

If, however, you do find yourself thinking of a change of scene, you can drive up the Mull to Claonaig, where the ferry runs across to Lochranza on Arran, to Tayinloan, where you can cross to Gigha and, perhaps, take in the Achamore Gardens there. Or go up to Kennacraig and take the boat to Islay.

In Campbeltown you can arrange a sea tour round the Kintyre Peninsula or a day visit to Sanda Island which has its own pub and lighthouse. The most likely scenario, however, is that once you have reached this lovely spot, you will be very reluctant to leave.

Local Events and Attractions

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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

Single Storey

Dining Kitchen with electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer and breadmaker, etc
Dining room with piano
Sitting room with TV/ Video/ DVD, mini-hi-fi and electric living flame fire
Conservatory/sunroom
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Shower room with WC and wash basin
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom with extra pull-out bed
Bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin
Double bedroom.

What's included

Cot
Free
Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £30 of electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric central heating and electric living-flame fire (INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium, 1 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
2018
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).

  • Save 15% Christmas 2018 From 20/12/2018 to 26/12/2018
  • Save 15% New Year 2018 From 29/12/2018 to 04/01/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 7
27 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018 £325.00 £375.00
20 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £495.00 £550.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £495.00 £550.00
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 POA POA
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06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA 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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23-Sep-2018

Beautiful cottage. Clean and very welcoming. Everything provided for a stress free stay.
Amazing views from every w...

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06-Sep-2018

A holiday home with the emphasis on 'home' - the cottage had everything needed and more. Fabulous setting with open view...

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26-Aug-2018

The most peaceful and relaxing spot.

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14-Jul-2018

Home from home, we couldn't have asked for more. A lovely cottage, wonderful views and fantastic fully enclosed wrap aro...

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25-Aug-2017

The cottage is in a fabulous position, very spacious, nicely decorated and superbly equipped with pleasant views from ea...

Our response:

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and liked the wonderful views. There are night storage heaters and contro...

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