Sithean

Argyll & Bute
Self-catering


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

Bedroom

3 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 8

The
Experience

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 โ€“ 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.

Essentials

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

Family friendly

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

Nearby

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

Activities

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

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Short breaks November to March.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Property
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property

Pricing

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

Reviews

An ideal place to unwind either watching the wildlife at your leisure or walking in the nearby hills, returning to a house that is totally secluded, eco friendly and welcoming.

Anne, Sawday's inspector

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Location

The neighbourhood