Westwood is perfectly positioned in a private residential area just 10 minutes walk from Oban town centre, yet far enough away to enjoy your privacy, surrounded by trees within a large enclosed garden. Sheltered and south-facing with a sundeck to make the most of any sunshine. Offering the flexibility of accommodating a larger family yet still comfortable and cosy for a couple. Westwood has three bedrooms and shower room all on the ground floor with easy access from outside. Set away from any busy roads, it has ample parking for multiple cars. The enclosed garden is mostly lawn surrounded by mature trees, bushes and shrubs with a natural stream running through it, to a patio area where guests can enjoy the best of the day. A gravel path leads from the driveway to raised decking which is also accessed via the master bedroom.
A bustling west coast harbour town, Oban has lots going on for the visitor at any time of the year. Central for touring Argyll and known as the Gateway to the Isles, with ferries leaving daily to many of islands, such as Mull, Iona, Staffa, Lismore. In keeping with its reputation as the Seafood Capital of Scotland, there are some excellent restaurants, cafes and pubs, for relaxing after a pleasant day out exploring all the wonderful scenery and interesting attractions which Argyll has to offer. In Oban itself, you can enjoy a pleasant stroll along the Esplanade at sunset, or walk through the Dunollie woods to Dunollie Castle and Museum. There is a lovely sandy beach at Ganavan, just 2 miles drive or walk along the coastal road. There’s a kayaking centre which launches directly into Oban Bay and daily wildlife spotting boat trips from the Esplanade.
Westwood is just a 5-minute scenic drive through the hills to Glencruitten Estate, where there are some lovely walks with views over the town and countryside, a golf course and riding stables. Using the quiet lanes which form part of the National Cycle Route 78, you’re only a 15-minute drive from Connel famous for the stunning Falls of Lora and close to Dunstaffnage Castle and the Ocean Explorer Centre in the village of Dunbeg which also has a very popular Garden Centre with café. The area around Oban has an abundance of wildlife with golden eagles, basking sharks, porpoises and otters often seen.
In less than an hour, you can be exploring the mountains of Glencoe to the North or Inveraray to the South where you can visit Inveraray Jail and Auchindrain Museum. Nearby, there are also ruined castles such as Dunstaffnage and Kilchurn, beautiful gardens at Arduaine and Crarae, and sites of historical interest, including Kilmartin Glen and the slate island of Easdale. There are so many outdoor activities in the area include diving, sailing, kayaking, horse riding, golf, mountain biking and fishing. Glencoe and Aonach Mhor in Fort William are easily accessible and also offer popular walking, mountain biking, climbing and skiing. Pub within a mile.
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3 steps to entrance.
Lower Ground Floor:
Utility room: With fridge/freezer, tumble dryer and washing machine.
Living room: With wood burner, Sky Smart TV, double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements) and French doors leading to decking.
Kitchen: With breakfast bar, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, slow cooker, fridge and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Air source heat pump heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request.
Enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a pond in the garden, 100 yards away.
Nearest railway station
Railway station distance