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Ardsheal Lodge

Loch Linnhe, Near Appin, Argyll

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Ardsheal Lodge is a pretty little detached cottage that occupies a wonderful spot looking out over the waters of Loch Linnhe’s Kentallen Bay on the beautiful Ardsheal Estate, 10 miles from Appin in Argyll.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

Set up perfectly just for two, this traditional cottage has been thoroughly refurbished and decorated in relaxing muted tones that give it a warm, inviting feeling as soon as you enter.

The charming sitting/dining room is the heart of the house with its loch view, original wooden beamed ceiling and wood-burning stove to toast your toes in front of. The little dining area is perfect for enjoying romantic meals and the neat, modern kitchen is partly open to the sitting room.

The accommodation is all laid out on one level with an attractive double bedroom and a spacious, contemporary shower room with walk-in shower that are kept cosy throughout by underfloor heating.

A private parking area lies just to the side of the cottage and on the other side the pretty elevated patio area has seating from which to admire the loch and the boats bobbing out in the bay.

Map & Local

There is fishing right on the loch shores and canoes and kayaks can be launched from there. Plenty of walks are available within the estate and it is just a short stroll round the bay to the hotel restaurant/bar in Kentallen village that specialises in seafood and also serves excellent bar meals.

The Dragon’s Tooth Estate (3.5 miles) has a 18-hole golf course set by the loch with visitor passes available, or you can try archery, laser clay pigeon shooting or even a Segway tour around the estate.

Ballachulish (6 miles) is the place for supermarket shopping and there are daily boat trips that run out from the harbour there with the choice of wildlife spotting trips, fishing expeditions and fast boat trips that really blow the cobwebs off!

Winter sports enthusiasts will enjoy skiing and snowboarding at the Glencoe Mountain Resort just half an hour’s drive away and in the summer months the ski lifts are made good use of for downhill mountain biking (bike hire available).

Hill climbers will find plenty of corbetts and munros to ‘bag’ in the surrounding area or for a real challenge cross over the Ballachulish Bridge to take on the imposing Ben Nevis (24 miles), the highest mountain in Britain. Before tackling it, it is well worth stopping off at the Glen Nevis Visitor Centre for walking advice and the most up-to-date information on conditions on the mountain.

Fort William (17 miles) is a great spot for some retail therapy with some interesting little shops to explore and the West Highland Museum offers history enthusiasts a fascinating insight into the history of Fort William and Lochaber.

There is riding and pony trekking from Lettershuna Riding Centre (8 miles) with the opportunity to ride right around the iconic Castle Stalker itself, when the tide allows. The Isle of Lismore is a great destination for a day trip with passenger ferries running across from Port Appin (12 miles) and crossings taking only 10 minutes. This tranquil island has a rich history and there are guided Land Rover tours available so you can explore as much of the island as possible.

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

Sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD
Kitchen with electric hob and oven, washing machine, microwave, etc
Double bedroom
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Sets of towels (per person)
Free
WiFi
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED (for domestic use only, not inclusive of electric car charging). Heating is underfloor oil central heating (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (1 basket of logs INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (speed approximately 35-40MB). 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. Sorry, pets are not accepted. 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: Fri

Booked Available
2024
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).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
31 May 2024 - 20 Jun 2024 £795.00
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £895.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £950.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £795.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £650.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £795.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £595.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £895.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £895.00
06 Jan 2025 - 30 Jan 2025 £595.00
31 Jan 2025 - 03 Apr 2025 £650.00
04 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025 £795.00
25 Apr 2025 - 01 May 2025 POA
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23 May 2025 - 29 May 2025 POA
30 May 2025 - 26 Jun 2025 POA
27 Jun 2025 - 17 Jul 2025 POA
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03 Oct 2025 - 23 Oct 2025 POA
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28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA
06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 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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14-Jun-2024

Fantastic holiday lots to do

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08-Jun-2024

Our stay in Ardsheal Lodge was wonderful. It was super equipped in every way. Normally, in holiday rentals, the kitchens...

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20-May-2024

Excellent accommodation , beautiful setting

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27-Feb-2024

Beautifully decorated, comfortable and well-equipped. It had everything we needed and was a perfect place to spend Chris...

Our response:

We really enjoyed reading your lovely comments. It is great to hear you had such a wonderful Christmas gathering.

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21-Feb-2024

High quality cottage, very clean and well equipped. Beautiful setting and quiet. This is the second time we have stayed...

Our response:

We are pleased that you chose Ardsheal for a second time - glad that you enjoyed your stay.

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