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View of the property
Dining in the conservatory
Tea with a view
Triple room
Downstairs double room
Triple room
Beautiful grounds
Views towards the open countryside
Peaceful setting
Magnificent views
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3 / 12  Dining in the conservatory
4 / 12  Tea with a view
5 / 12  Kitchen
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7 / 12  Downstairs double room
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10 / 12  Views towards the open countryside
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Achara Lodge

Oban (17mls S), The Highlands
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
8 more

At a glance

  • One of three beautiful Victorian properties close to Oban and Fort William
  • Great base to explore Ben Nevis and enjoy walking
  • A charming holiday lodge with an attractive conservatory and traditional interior
  • Ideal for boat trips to Mull, Staffa and Iona, and more
  • Take a trip through glorious countryside on the West Highland Steam Railway
  • Perfect base to get away and relax or explore
Property code: 28672

This beautiful Victorian house is an ideal family holiday home located in a beautiful and peaceful area of Scotland with spectacular views and plenty of activities to keep the whole family occupied.

This fantastic, picturesque area offers a host of great activities including walking, sailing, mountain biking, fishing and winter sports. There are well marked cycle paths and some lovely deserted beaches to enjoy a walk along.  The towns of Oban and Fort William are easily accessible and offer a variety of pubs and restaurants. Highlights of the area include the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary, ferry trips to the historic islands of Mull, Staffa and Iona, and the West Highland Jacobite Steam Railway, which crosses the viaduct made famous in the Harry Potter films, on its way to Mallaig. Younger members of the family can let off steam in some of the great soft play centres in Oban.

This unique beautiful house, dating back to 1840 comprises three properties, this being the largest. On entering the main house you will find yourself in the cosy and traditional lounge, throughout the house you will find a collection of books and unusual decorative items, several being of local relevance and interest, Including examples of taxidermy. The lounge with TV and DVD this is a wonderfully homely and spacious room. You will also find a charming conservatory with lovely views, which serves both as a stylish dining room and a comfy additional lounge, making it perfect for afternoon tea. Heading into the kitchen, you will find it fully equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. There is also a double bedroom on the ground floor, which can be made up as a twin on request, and which has an en-suite shower room. There is also a ground-floor WC. Heading upstairs you will find two further bedrooms, each containing a double and single bed. There is also a bathroom with shower over the bath and WC. Please note this property is linked via a connecting door in one of the triple rooms with property 28686.

Stepping out from the conservatory onto the patio, you can relax in the pretty garden which is furnished with table and chairs. The garden and extensive grounds are shared with the two other properties on-site, and offer beautiful relaxing scenery.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms: 1 double (which can be made up as a twin on request) and 2 triple   
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Lounge with TV/DVD and Hi-Fi  
  • Conservatory/diner seats 8
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC 1 en-suite shower room  
  • Ground floor WC
  • Garden with outdoor table and chairs  
  • Heating, electric and Wi-Fi included but this can be intermittent due to location
  • 2 dogs per property welcome  
  • 1 of 3 properties in a complex
  • Properties 28672 and 28686 can be linked via a connecting door in the triple room

Perfect for active types, the local area offers plenty to do, from walking to sailing, mountain biking, fishing and winter sports. Follow the cycle paths and footpaths to nearby deserted beaches for a refreshing dip or scenic stroll, looking out for roe deer and other wildlife along the way. Discover the local marine life at the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary or take to the seas yourself with a ferry trip to the historic islands of Mull, Staffa and Iona.

Harry Potter fans shouldn't miss a ride on the iconic West Highland Jacobite Steam Railway, which crosses the famous viaduct, while younger members can let off steam in one of the soft-play centres in Oban. Tuck into a tasty meal at the local hotel's seafood restaurant (2 miles) or enjoy a cup of coffee and a slice of cake at the cafe in Glencoe (8 miles). For a wider selection of amenities, head into Fort William (18 miles) or continue to Oban (26 miles).

This property is personally managed by Lisa.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nicola 27th July 2019

We made the most of our holiday inspite of the cottage being quite old fashioned and musty. Young children may be fearful of all the stuffed animals and bones lying around the place. Bear in mind you will need to drive everywhere and the nearest restaurant is over 5 miles away.


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