Ulva Cottage ref: UK5111

Oban, Argyll, Bute and Isles

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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  • Barbecue 
  • Detached Property 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

This delightful single-storey detached cottage sits in its own garden adjacent to the owners’ house close to the town centre. It makes an ideal base for exploring the west coast by day and sampling the variety of restaurants and bars in the evening. Argyll is steeped in history, and rich in scenery and wildlife, visit unspoilt beaches, castles and gardens or sail to one of the Inner Hebrides, including Mull and Iona, from the nearby ferry port. Forest trails offer walks or mountain biking and a variety of other outdoor pursuits are locally available. Fort William, Glencoe and Inveraray are all easily accessed. Beach 3 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 400 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

1 step to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room:
With 32" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot available on request.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Oban
  • Shops
    400 yards
  • Distance
    400 yards
  • Restaurant
    400 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Oban
  • Pub
    400 yards
  • Railway station distance
    800 yards
  • Lake
    3 miles (beach)

About the local area

As you travel through Argyll, highland Scotland merges with the Scottish lowlands. In the north of the region is the bustling fishing port of Oban. Surrounded by the sweeping mountains of Lorn this is the ideal base from which to tour the Highlands to the north.

The Isle of Mull is only a short ferry trip away. Mull's capital, Tobermory, is instantly recognised by its famous brightly painted buildings. The island has a fascinating history being once home to the Chief of the Clan MacLean and site of the clan's ancient Duart Castle which has spectacular views from its battlements.

South along the coast are the unspoilt glens and bays of Mid-Argyll and Kintyre and the islands of Islay and Jura which are easily reached by ferry. Visit the whitwashed houses of Inveraray and the turreted Inveraray Castle, home to the Dukes of Argyll. Campbelltown in Kintyre was the scene of Viking repulsions at Saddell Abbey and has some lovely beaches nearby.

The captivating Isle of Bute lies at the heart of the Firth of Clyde, a place of tranquil relaxation with sheltered coves and sandy bays. Ideal for leisurely hiking and easy-going cycling on quiet back roads. Maybe take in the grandeur of Rothesay Castle or Mount Stuart - the House and gardens of the Marquess of Bute.

Things to do nearby

Cumbrae Voyages

Cumbrae Voyages takes visitors around the islands of lower Clyde, these stunning yet remote areas are home to a whole host of marine wildlife ready to explore.

Argyll Forest Park - The Glenbranter Forest Route

This demanding and rather muddy one hour circular trail is ideal for those wishing to discover more of Argyll Forest.

Sportscotland National Centre Cumbrae

Offering everything from powerboating to windsurfing and kayaking, the Sportscotland National Centre is surrounded by safe water making it perfect for many types of watersports whatever your level!

The Lochgoilhead Centre

Enjoy the great outdoors with Lochgoilhead's purpose built track.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - watersports

This centre is set amongst some of the most alluring west highland scenery and offers activity days and courses.

Dalgarven Mill - Museum of Country Life and Costume

Take a step back into the past at the Dalgarven Mill, one of Scotland's tallest surviving grain mills.

Newark Castle

Sitting on the Firth of the Clyde, Newark Castle is remarkable not only for it's stunning architecture and interiors but for the fact it has stayed so extensively in tact for over 500 years.

Vikingar!

A brilliant day for children and adults alike, Vikingar! takes you through the story of the Vikings in Scotland.

Kingarth Trekking Centre

Located a mere five minutes away from the beautiful Kilchattan Bay.

Lunderston Bay

Ideal for coastal walks and picnic sites, Lunderston Bay is popular with tourists all year round.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - Rock Climbing

Lochgoilhead Centre has been providing climbing adventures for over thirty years.

Rothesay Golf Club

This famous course is perfect for those wishing to combine a challenging game with beautiful scenery.

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