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Sea Loch And Mountain Views



Updated: 15-Oct-2016
Cottage in Port Appin, Appin, by Oban, Strathclyde (Inc. Islands), Scotland - Like Being On An Island! (Without the inconvenience!)

We have aimed for a comfortable cottage offering our visitors a "home away from home" with many "extras" that are often missing from holiday self catering accommodation. Four bedrooms, two doubles and two twins, the doubles are both en-suite. Two sitting rooms, one with an open fire, the other with ever changing views over the sea loch and mountains. Two large decking areas allow you to enjoy the outdoors too. We have been told by guests that our self catering cottage is "just ideal" and is very well equipped.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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Guestbook comments from the manager

From Trip Advisor (edited because of space here)

June 2013

"Fantastic accommodation!"

We had the most wonderful stay at Bothan Darach! I cannot say enough about it, but I will try.

The location was really nice. Remote, but close to Port Appin, Oban (30 minutes drive), and Glencoe (30 minute drive), Inverness (2 hours), Kilmartin (1.5 hours).

4 beautifully appointed and remarkably comfortable bedrooms.

Beautiful and spacious kitchen with very nice dishes, appliances, and kitchen gadgets (my dream kitchen). The best equipped rental kitchen I have ever seen.

2 living spaces (upstairs has a fantastic view)

The house was filled with books, board games, DVDs, etc to entertain everyone in case we just wanted to stay in and relax

There was an incredible amount of space for the 11 of us! We never felt like we were crowded at all. Plenty of hot water and water pressure.

Really enjoyable time and really enjoyed the Scottish hospitality! Dreaming about coming back again.
Dec 2013
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Truly magical!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, clean, light and airy home from home. Our week was lovely, house was fabulous and very homely. Thank you to the owners for a superb holiday. I now have to deal with my Three children who all wish we were still there!! Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Appin Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Yes, the weather was fantastic, but our family holiday to the Weat coast of Scotland was enhanced by our spacious accommodation and warm welcome bestowed upon us from Dennis. The description of the cottage was very accurate, two spacious lounges, the top one with spectacular views. Large grounds for the kids to play in and great bedrooms with comfy beds. Great location, a short walk to the local shop and a hidden beach with rock pools and sand for the kids to enjoy and explor. Dennis was superb, ensuring we had a great welcome package after the long drive and was ever helpful with links to local attractions prior to the holiday. We will defiantly be back, as for recommending this to anyone else, we've already told the rest of our family to go there, what else can we say!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Matt glad you and the family all enjoyed the cottage. When ever you come back, though, I can't guarantee the same weather you know you'll be most welcome!
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Glasgow at 100 Miles Nearest Barpub : Pier House at 800 Metres Nearest Ferry : Port Appin to Lismore at 800 Metres Nearest Golf : Dragons Tooth at 15 Miles Nearest Train : Connel at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : M8 at 98 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Airds Hotel at 400 Metres Nearest Ski : Glencoe Ski / Nevis Range at 32 Miles Car: recommended


Lochside pebble beach five minutes walk. Sandy lochside beach ten minutes walk.


Nearest airport is Glasgow International approximately 100 miles, around two and half hours drive.

Railway stations at Connel Bridge, 20 minutes, or Oban approx 30 minutes.

Car recommended.


Port Appin 400 metres.

Oban 20 miles

Fort William 29 miles

Glencoe 20 miles

Further Details:

Two award winning restaurants in Port Appin. There are plenty of other bars and restaurants in the area.

Local, well stocked, community Co-Op shop in the village.

Oban has a good choice of supermarkets, independent & chain shops.

Fort William has a choice of supermarkets.

The cottage is well placed for getting to many of the well known places of interest around Scotland


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early autumn / Autumn
27 Aug 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas / New Year
21 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late spring 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May Bank Holiday 2017
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £300
Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Non smoking property.
Our minimum let is seven nights, Saturday to Saturday.
If you are interested in booking Bothan Darach please first check the online calendar for the date availability you'd like
Then contact us either by phone or email
Once we have your £100 deposit we will confirm your booking in writing
The balance is payable eight weeks prior to your holiday start
We do ask for a refundable security deposit.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is our normal changeover day. Arrival time is around 4PM and departure by 10AM

Notes on prices:
Our minimum let is 7 nights.
Well behaved dogs are welcome at an extra £20 per week per dog. (Maximum of two dogs)
All oil; gas & electricity is included in our rental price. (an initial basket of logs is supplied - extra available locally)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 250 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs en-suite bathroom with W.C., bath, washbasin and shower. Downstairs en-suite has W.C., washbasin and shower. Family bathroom W.C., bidet, bath, washbasin and shower. Separate downstairs W.C. with washbasin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - Ensuite - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - Ensuite - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, Upstairs room. Space for a travel cot if required.
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, Directly across corridor from family bathroom
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Space for a travel cot, if required.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Four bedrooms, two doubles both en-suite & two twins. One double is upstairs.


  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Our minimum let is seven nights, Saturday to Saturday. Suit larger families or two families together! Though we are equally happy to welcome couples too! (We do offer up to 20% discount for couples - please contact us for details) We welcome dogs, there is a £20 per week, per dog, charge Outside: An enclosed garden with two large decking areas. Large wooden picnic table with seats for eight. There is also garden furniture and a BBQ, garden toys / games. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen is supplied along with a hand & bath towel for each person. We also supply a hand towel in each bathroom and one for the kitchen. We leave a cotton bath mat in each bathroom, tea towels, oven gloves and apron left in the kitchen too. Other: The upstairs sitting room has two comfortable leather sofas, a 4 & 2 seater. Two wooden rocking chairs and two rattan chairs with lovely views over Loch Linnhe and the mountains

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