Stunning places to stay in The Seafood Capital of Scotland - Oban new arrivals just landed!
Oban ("little bay" in Gaelic - Scotland's ancient Celtic language) lie the islands of the Inner Hebrides: Kerrera, which protects the town from Atlantic storms; the low, green island of Lismore; majestic Mull, and the granite mountains of the Morvern peninsula. Beyond them, the sacred island of Iona, Coll, Colonsay and Tiree. Oban has adventure, history, landscape, walking and wildlife to offer visitors and is also known as the Unofficial Gateway to the West Highlands.
Oban - "The Gateway to the Isles" - also better known as "The Seafood Capital of Scotland" wher fresh landings tantalise taste buds and the sunsets will take your breath away.. Just landing this month at Best Scottish Cottages three new amazing places to stay in Scotland near Oban.
Loch side light filled luxury, on the sparkling shores of Loch Creran, near Oban – Seabank House minutes from the beach with spiralling staircase, large hot tub, stunning views and maximum space for superb family relaxation.
For families seeking West Coast adventures, friends gathering for fun weekends away or special celebratory stays this newly built eco-friendly architect designed holiday home punches high above the others. Flooded with natural light and with a fresh contemporary feel this 6 bedroomed holiday house sleeps up to 10 guests in total luxury.
The large master bedroom has a king size bed with en-suite shower room, gorgeous twin room, bunk bedroom suitable for children and a further 3 double bedrooms.
Cooking is a dream, with a purpose built open plan kitchen and dining area with seamless design taking you from one space to another effortlessly. You can be rustling up supper while staying connected to the social side of holidaying from the gorgeous wood topped central island with concealed stove top in the heart of the kitchen. All the gadgets and gizmos you'd expect including a Nespresso coffee machine, double oven and grill, gas hob, dishwasher and large family sized fridge perfect for all the family. The large dining table faces out across Loch Creran and makes a great focal point for celebratory meals and spending quality family and friends time together at dinner. There's also a utility room with tumble dryer, washing machine and freezer. The utilty room is perfect for storing jackets, boots and outdoor stuff.
If you are looking for the ultimate romantic bolthole, a highland minimoon, honeymoon hideaway or want to "pop that special question" escape to Crosple Cottage. Impeccable build credentials with a wood burning stove to curl up in front of together and set in a privately owned thousand acre estate and working hill farm your stay is totally private and the most relaxing base from which to explore this beautiful location.
Hidden amongst rolling green fields with sweeping views down to Loch Melfort your romantic cottage for two enjoys total privacy on a stunning lochside setting amidst a one thousand acre private highland estate. Enjoying a southerly aspect you can't fail to be wowed by the mesmerising West coast sunsets out front. The cottage is superbly located with The Melfort Hills behind you and uninterrupted views across the loch towards the nearby islands of Scarp, Luing, Jura and Islay.
Built just for two, Crosple Cottage comprises of an open-plan oak-floored space: a snug sitting-area with a wood burner, a dining area and a superbly equipped kitchen. Downstairs there's a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and plenty of space for wellington boots and hanging coats. In the winter, the wood burner and underfloor heating keep the cottage toasty. Throw open the French doors in summer which open out onto a sheltered sun-trap of a garden with a terraced patio and BBQ area.
5 Star luxury lodge on your own private estate with secluded shoreline and exceptional lochside setting overlooking Loch Melfort, Oban.
Set in a privately owned thousand acre estate and working hill farm your stay is totally private and the most relaxing base from which to explore this beautiful location. Enjoying a southerly aspect perfect for those mesmerising West coast sunsets and superbly located with The Melfort Hills behind you and uninterrupted views across the nearby islands of Scarp, Luing, Jura and Islay.
Sleeping 7 guests with room for an extra guest bed by prior arrangement, Fearnach Bay House has 4 bedrooms comprising of two doubles (both en-suite) and a twin bedded room which shares a luxury bathroom with an elegant single room. All bedrooms are south facing with gorgeous views to wake up to. The ground floor master double bedroom has its own en-suite wet room with unrestricted wheelchair access. A sofa bed is located on the spacious upstairs landing and can be cleverly curtained off for privacy for one extra in your party when required. It also doubles as a private snug for quiet reading time, painting or drawing.
Elsewhere comfort is equally uncompromised, from the solid French oak flooring in the open plan sitting/dining room, to the large basket of logs to fuel the welcoming log burning stove.The under floor heating is provided by an eco friendly ground source heat pump which collects the natural warmth from beneath the earth's surface and heats each of the downstairs rooms to just the right temperature, ensuring a cosy welcome as soon as you step in the door.