Argyll & Bute

High in Argyll on Scotland's west coast, a modern eco-friendly cottage hugged by trees, wildlife. Glorious panoramas from a hilltop BBQ


3 bedrooms


Sleeps 8


Discover a ‘fairy knoll’, tree-hugged and silent, and a modern timber eco cottage designed by caring Leonie for outdoorsy families. What a setting. The sun rises over Ben Cruachan, sets over the Morven Hills, glints off Loch Etive – spiral up to the hilltop barbecue for the best panoramas. On this sprawling hill farm you may be visited by deer, red squirrels, hen harriers, Leonie’s horse… but few humans, although the village is only two miles. You enter the cottage on the upper level: an airy open-plan living space of earthy browns, natural timbers, a vaulted ceiling, comfy sofas by a wood-burner; underfloor heating keeps it toasty. Dine at a refectory table with a side-dish of green views; order homemade meals from a local cook. One bedroom is up, the others down: simple, subtle, snug, with crisp white linen, natural pine, a touch of luxury in the tiny sauna… and doors out to a sheltered wooden deck. Green credentials are impeccable (solar panels, earth bricks, hemp insulation) and the house blends quietly into this fabulous landscape of heather hills, soaring mountains and Oban, gateway to the Hebrides.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dogs welcome
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Short breaks November to March.


Nightly price
from £125
Weekly price
from £500
1 House for 8
From £1253 bedrooms


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