Ben View, a cosy detached cabin, has the most stunning views over Loch Etive and towards Ben Cruachan. It is the perfect family base for exploring beautiful Argyll. Set in the natural, unspoilt grounds of a coastal croft, on the shores of the hauntingly beautiful Loch Etive, it is just 12 miles from Oban.
Ben View is situated just 180 yards from the shore of beautiful Airds Bay. There are some wonderful walks to be had around the lochside and in the nearby forests. This charming detached cabin is a fantastic base for couples, friends or small families to enjoy beautiful Argyll in a relaxing environment. For a fuss free evening, head to the nearby inn, just a 5-minute walk away, for some great food in a friendly atmosphere.
Set all on the ground floor, the property is comfortably furnished and decorated with a warm, homely atmosphere and features two good sized bedrooms. The lodge has private access and a small enclosed garden with a patio area, as well a shed housing a washing machine and bike storage, perfect for after muddy days spent exploring the countryside. The natural wooded grounds are part of the owner’s croft and are shared with other properties on-site.
The village of Taynuilt is a 15-minute walk away and boasts great transport connections. Here you will find a popular village pub serving food, as well as a number of small shops and attractions nearby. The village offers the convenience of shops, a bar and restaurant, café and a golf course, It has a hotel with bar and restaurant, a general store, post office, butchers, hairdressers, café and a railway station all within 5 minutes’ walk.
Known as the ‘Gateway to the Isles’, Oban, a bustling fishing town, is 12 miles away and has a host of shops, bars and restaurants. You can catch a short ferry trip to one of the Inner Hebrides, including Mull, Staffa and Iona. There are many opportunities to view wildlife with golden eagles, basking sharks, porpoises and otters often seen. There’s loads to explore nearby, including deserted lochs, ruined castles, beautiful gardens, and sites of historical interest. Visit Bonawe Smokeries, Cruachan Hollow Mountain, Oban Distillery, Inveraray Castle. Outdoor activities in the area include diving, sailing, kayaking, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and fishing. Glencoe and Fort William are within an hour’s drive and also offer many outdoor sports including walking, mountain biking, climbing and skiing. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Ben View can be booked together with Loch View (UK13477), Loch Etive View (UK13476) and Mountain View (UK13478) to accommodate up to 16 guests.
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4 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With electric wood burner and 30" Freesat TV.
Kitchen area: With gas cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite toilet.
Bedroom 2: With 2ft 6in twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Shed with washing machine.
Small enclosed, lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. 25-acre natural, woodland grounds (shared with other properties on-site). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced loch 150 yards away. This property has a security deposit of £100.
Nearest railway station
Railway station distance
150 yards (Loch)