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Ardtur Cottage

Near Port Appin, Loch Linnhe, Argyll

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Tucked away in an idyllic spot down a private drive is Ardtur Cottage, a country retreat with attractive gardens looking out over the pretty surrounding woodland, just half a mile from the village of Port Appin in Argyll.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
Licence No: AR00536F
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi

The original old croft has been cleverly extended to create a very spacious, comfortable house all on one level with plenty of scope for everyone to have their own space when required. Guests are welcomed on entry by the bright sunroom that is a great place to relax with a book and enjoy sunny views out over the garden.

A light and airy feel prevails in the main open plan sitting/dining room that benefits from large windows and lovely high ceilings. This sociable room is perfect for unwinding after busy days of exploring and tucking into a hearty meal together whilst having a good old catch-up. The well-equipped kitchen has a delightful outlook over the garden to both the front and back and has a handy little breakfasting area.

A walk-through twin bedroom by the sitting room leads through to an attractive double bedroom that it shares a small shower room with. Offering extra privacy right at the other end of the house is the spacious master double bedroom with a luxurious king-size bed and French doors showing off the garden, as well as a contemporary bathroom just adjacent.

Plenty of room for parking is provided in the gravelled driveway and the enclosed, south-facing garden has a couple of different seating areas to eat at or enjoy the pretty surroundings from. Birds can be seen and heard chirping away in the garden and deer can often be spotted passing close by.

Map & Local

A wonderful sandy beach can be found just 5 minutes’ walk away and it is often completely deserted! Port Appin (0.5 miles) has a well-stocked community store and there is a large supermarket for further supplies in Oban (19 miles) just half an hour’s drive away.

One of the most iconic sights in the area is the impressive Castle Stalker (3 miles) out in Loch Laich, that empties into Loch Linnhe, so a visit is sure to be one of the first things on the agenda. There are great views of the castle to be admired from the loch shore or tours are available via a short boat ride.

It is possible to horse ride along the loch shore from Lettershuna Riding Centre (4 miles) and head around the castle’s rocky islet when the tides are right (Loch Linnhe is a sea loch). A splendid experience that is certainly one for the books!

A day trip over to the beautiful Isle of Lismore is easily achievable from Port Appin. The ferry crossing only takes 10 minutes and, although it is a passenger ferry, bikes can be taken over (there is also bike hire on the island) which is a good way of seeing as much of the island as possible. The Gaelic Heritage Centre is worth stopping at to see the fascinating restored croft house demonstrating how the islanders used to live.

If some of the scenery used in the James Bond film Skyfall appeals, it is only around half an hour’s drive up the coastline to the stunning Glen Coe that was used as one of the filming locations. The Glencoe Mountain Resort (31 miles) is the place to head for snowsports in season.

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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.



Single Storey

Sitting/dining room with Smart TV and decorative fire place
Kitchen/dining room with electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, etc
Utility room with fridge/freezer and washing machine
Double bedroom (king-size)
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin
Double bedroom with sink
Twin bedroom with sink
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay (EV charging is not permitable). Heating is by oil central heating (the first £20 is INCLUDED) with any additional payable at the end of your stay. WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 medium or 1 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. 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: Fri

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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 6
29 Mar 2024 - 18 Apr 2024 £795.00
19 Apr 2024 - 02 May 2024 £695.00
03 May 2024 - 23 May 2024 £795.00
24 May 2024 - 30 May 2024 £895.00
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 £695.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £795.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £595.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £950.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £950.00
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 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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A good holiday after a pause of 4 years. Everything went well with no problems generally overall


Brilliant! Stunning place,will most definitely book here again. Can't wait.


Just what we needed - returned home suitably refreshed!


Beautiful, well equipped and spacious cottage. Fantastic, peaceful and private garden. Small local shop just down the ro...

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Lovely break in the highlands with almost perfect weather Togo with it. Heartily recommended.


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