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Chalet With Uninterrupted Loch And Mountain Views

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 632 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Chalet in Dalavich, Nr. Oban, Strathclyde, Scotland

Set on a 2/3 acre plot in tranquil Dalavich Chalet Park, the property sleeps up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms, 2 bedrooms with double beds and 1 twin bedroom with bunkbed. Dining table with seating for 6 (+Cot & High chair if requested). Amenities: internet enabled smart & satellite TV's in two bedrooms + lounge DVD player, internet via wireless broadband, quality stereo & radio, barbecue, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher & fireplace. BBQ pit and firepit.

There is a soft golden sand beach about 40 metres along the shore , in the shallows it can be a nice warm swim in summer.. but don't go out too far ! it quickly becomes hypothermia cold !!

There is a pub, restaurant, shop and post office within 2 or 3 or minutes walk.

This chalet is a fantastic place if you want water and mountain views in a relaxing space , we always try to present you with the best possible , but if you are a person that would notice a few flecks of dust on an electrical socket and then obsessively send me multiple photos of it from various angles and demand something be done about it , perhaps you should relax and think again :)

More Details

Owner
Nicky Ming
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

About Nicky Ming

Small island boy that likes an easy life.

Nicky Ming purchased this chalet in 2003

Why Nicky Ming chose Scotland

Small friendly village, nice views, easy decision to make.

What makes this chalet unique

Relax, listen to music and get high on nature :)

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Dalavich in Argyll and Bute

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 632 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower with washbasin heated towel rail and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 king sized bed bedroom 1 double bed bedroom 1 bunk bed room 1 baby cot
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • forests
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Heating is by oil filled radiators. (and the fireplace too if you want ) Outside: About 1/2 acre is it's own ground for you to do with as you please. Utility Room: Laundry Facilities available 200 yards away. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality towels and bedlinen are provided Other: Dining area with table that can extend and seat up to 8 people. 2 bedrooms have smart internet enabled tv's.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Chalet With Uninterrupted Loch And Mountain Views
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
5

Like a writers cabin you see on American films 😊😊

  • 5 of 5

I must say the bubble was exactly as described by other people and by Nicky himself. It is clean, very warm and cosy if you are looking for a tranquil peaceful place to stay this is the place,it is also good for visiting other places nearby having said that you could easily not have to go anywhere,there are lots of lovely walks around Dalavich. Another thing worth mentioning is that the local shop is very well stocked and the food there is lovely. The owner Nicky is a very nice helpful guy!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yikes ! A good review , it had to happen sometime I guess ! We do our best , but please be aware that "clean" as adjectivised by the reviewer, is very much an individual thing, I include that notion for the benefit of the white glove wearers who come to the forest , whip out said white glove in the hope of being able if necessary to perform an emergency appendectomy in operating room conditions but instead find themsleves gasping for breath in clouds of dust as spiders chase them around the building. Which is most unfortunate. However It is a rare ill wind that does not blow someone some good , i now have 5 different sized gloves , (the spiders eat everything but the glove) so probability dictates that the next glove to turn up will be of a size to make a pair. YAY As the reviewer said , the place is clean and fun , it's simple really.
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Comfortable, well-equipped chalet

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay here. Chalet is as described in the listing and communication with the owner was excellent. Really nice park with lots of space and access to the lochside - I think it would be really good for families with children. If you intend using the wood stove suggest you take some logs with you as they are expensive to buy locally.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect break in a homely chalet

  • 5 of 5

We had spent a lot of time looking for the perfect place to visit for my grandpa's 70th birthday. Once we decided upon the Bubble, Nicky was so easy and friendly to book with. Answered all my questions efficiently. Once we arrived at the chalet we were so happy. It had fabulous views, located well and internally was fabulous. It was just what we wanted and Nicky had made such an effort to leave a homely touch. I loved this about this property. Very few other holidays or log cabins I've too had that homely touch. I will be back again. Thanks again Nicky.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Magical Place

  • 5 of 5

Loved The Bubble! Very cosy, stunning views and in a lovely little village on the banks of Loch Awe. Found the village shop/cafe/bar stocked with all essentials and very friendly American lady working there. Even went to the village church for carol service, lovely. Our dogs had a wonderful time too! Lodge is equipped with everything you need, would definitely recommend to anyone. A haven away from this fast paced world we live in.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So you want flaming cocktails served to you on roller skates ! i will make sure to speak to the American lady about that ;)
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5

Ideal for family and friends

  • 5 of 5

The stay was wonderful. It is located in very peaceful place near by oban. We went there with family , kids and dog and we all enjoyed it. House is oldschool chic and gives you that warm and fuzzy feeling of home. We had parafin lamp and it gave wonderful feeling in evening while we were playing cards and having dinner. Owner is very kind and respond within minutes if you need something. Feel free to give him a call if you have any questions and he will make sure to help you out. Will come back for sure

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When Marija wrote "paraffin lamp" what she meant was paraffin heater ,which i advise everyone to make use of if coming in the colder months. Thanks :)
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Very special stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at The Bubble!! The environment is superb for walking, hill walking, historic site visiting and leisure on the lake. Te views from the apartment are beautiful whatever time or weather, it is always impressive and stunning. It is a compact and comfortable apartment with great personal touch, not just an apartment! Thanks for making us welcome!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dutch people rock !
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
glasgow
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Dalavich Club
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
oban
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Glencruitten
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
taynuilt
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Dalavich
Nearest Ski
200 Kilometres
Aviemore
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
200 metres
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Small nice sandy beach 100 yards away.

Nice Pebble beach 400 yards away.

Travel:

Glasgow airport 2 hours drive away.

Taynuilt train station 14 miles away

Distances:

Distance to closest major town of Oban, 25 miles driving.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Dalavich, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£220
for 2 nights
From
£110
From
£110
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£645
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
From
£95
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee £5 per person per night

Booking Notes:
25% reserves the property , with the balance to be paid 2 months before arrival. Unless arriving within 2 months.


Changeover Day:
Any changeover day is acceptable

Notes on prices:
From £350 to £625 per week.

Pricing varies according to many different factors. Such as calendar gaps , length of stay, or late availability.
Reservations of less than 7 days are sometimes subject to my cost for cleaning.
The Minimum fee for bookings that fall on Christmas , Easter or New Years day will probably be £500.

Pricing varies according to many different factors. Such as calendar gaps or late availability.
Reservations of less than 7 days are sometimes subject to my cost for cleaning [ which is £50]

People in unfamiliar environments break and damage things like dinner plates and kitchen countertops, as such i try and persuade my guests to take my accidental damage insurance costing £14 , this is a less hassle and much better option than asking for £hundreds in security deposits.

Guests who pay rental fees late must appease the Bubble Gods by leaving a sacrifice of a can or bottle of ginger beer at the chalet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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