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Seabank Farmhouse

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Seabank farmhouse has a spectacular setting with magnificent loch and mountain views.

Situated near the small village of Benderloch, 9 miles north of Oban on the scenic west coast of Scotland.

Set in its own peaceful, grounds yet only 20 minutes from the harbour town of Oban with restaurants, cafes and shops.(Seafood Capital of Scotland). There is a beach in front of the house which is ideal for launching kayaks.

The area offers great opportunities for most outdoor pursuits including, walking, cycling, climbing ,sailing and sea-kayaking . There is an abundance of wildlife with deer, badgers, otters, seals and many species of bird in the woods behind Seabank and on the shore in front of the house. Please visit our web site at the bottom of the page which has lots of ideas of things to do in this area. Day trips to the islands of Mull, Iona and Staffa are very popular with my guests and May and June are good months to visit when the puffins are ashore on Staffa. Marine wildlife trips also available.

Oban has a whisky distillery offering tours and tasting of the single malt whisky.

Congratulations to the chef at the Isle of Eriska hotel for achieving a Michelin star in Sept 2014. My guests at Seabank can now add a wonderful gourmet experience to their itinerary.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tralee beach 1.6 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow Airport 143 km, Nearest railway: Connel 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Wi-Fi internet access provided.

4 Star graded by Visit Scotland.

5 bright and spacious bedrooms. One double bedroom on ground floor.

Cot and highchair provided

Wood burning stove (logs provided)

Gas central heating and electricity included in price

Large mahogany dining table

Leather sofas in lounge

Fully equipped for up to 10 guests

Large collection of books, maps and information.

Plenty of parking space for 3 cars and helicopters!

Large Garden with BBQ and picnic table

Further details outdoors

Large garden with outdoor furniture and barbecue.

130 acres of grounds.

Walking trails starting at the back door.

Adjoining Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve. Shian Wood.

Sea Loch in front of Seabank. Shingle beach.

Large playing field for football, rounders etc.

Bicycles can be hired and delivered to the house.

Michelin star restaurant at Isle of Eriska Hotel, 5 minutes drive.

Further details

Welcome pack on arrival.Home-made scones, cream and jam!

Met personally by the owner Mrs Sandy Orr.

In addition to Seabank farmhouse there is another property available so please consider Seabank Lodge if the farmhouse is booked for the dates you require.

Seabank Lodge has 4 bedrooms, wheel chair access. One of the downstairs bedrooms has an en suite wheel in entry shower room. Large Hot Tub in the garden with spectacular view.Wi-Fi internet access.

The Argyll and Bute region

The dramatic scenery of the Highlands and the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoor activities are some of the reasons why visitors return many times. The historic castles, the unspoilt landscape, the wildlife, the white sandy beaches, the wonderful walks, the malt whisky, whatever your interests are, there is something for everyone in Argyll.

Nature and Wildlife, Peace and Quiet, an excellent choice of holiday destination.

Winter in the Highlands is also stunning. Snow capped mountains. Cosy log fire!

Benderloch

Benderloch is a small village with a wonderful cafe,restaurant, fish and chips, grocery shop, post office, petrol station and large sandy beach. There is also a forest walk to Ben Lora which has magnificent views over the Firth of Lorne.

The Scottish Sealife and Marine Sanctuary is nearby . Sealife Safaris and marine adventure trips are also available.

The native deciduous woods behind Seabank are part of the Widlife Trust's Shian Reserve. There is an abundance of wildlife, butterflies and wild flowers.

Oban is a busy harbour town where ferries depart for the islands. Mull, Iona and Staffa can be visited on a day trip. Duart Castle and Torosay Castle can also be visited by ferry from Oban. Balamory is a popular day trip for families with young children.

The area is renowned for its seafood and there are excellent restaurants and cafes in and around Oban. There is a lively traditional music scene in Oban.

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Review 1-6 of 6

8 Dec 2014

5/5

"Treasure!!!"

This is a truly hidden gem - so close to Oban town and there so far away to have your privacy. Sandy is a wonderful owner who takes good care of you during the stay if you have a problem she is right … More

11 Sep 2014

5/5

"A home from home - fantastic!"

We booked a last minute trip to Oban, staying at the farmhouse with our 1yr old. The house is lovely, nicely decorated and homely. The kitchen is well equipped, bedrooms and bathroom immaculate and ve… More

It was a pleasure to welcome you to Seabank Farmhouse and I am delighted that your first family holiday was so enjoyable. Thanks very much for your kind comments and I hope we can welcome you back in the future.
The roe deer are getting very friendly and enjoy eating the shrubs in the garden!
Regards, Sandy

25 Jul 2014

5/5

"Didn't want to leave"

Seabank Farmhouse features inspirational views from the dining room and includes an adequately appointed kitchen, comfortable furniture and beds and nearly everything needed for a relaxing and memorab… More

6 Jul 2014

5/5

"The perfect farmhouse"

Our group of 6, my family of four (with kids 10 and 8), and my two parents (75 y.o.), had a memorable and amazing stay at The Seabank Farmhouse! We only stayed for three nights, and wished we could have stayed longer. The accommodations were cozy, clean, spacious and just beautiful! Sandy, the owner, was such a sweet lady, and she welcomed us with her delicious home baked scones and fresh cut hydrangeas. When the wi-fi needed to be reset, she took care of it immediately. The property is huge - we saw deer in the backyard, and we walked to the end of the road to do some fishing. The farmhouse is situated in Benderloch, and is just a short drive to Oban. It is a nice and remote place with gorgeous views of the water, and everything you need to just stay put is available. We hope to come back very soon. It was one of our favorite places to stay on our trip to Scotland!

27 Feb 2014

5/5

"Really nice"

The house is really nice, you have everything you need and the surroundings are just beautiful. We weren't lucky with the weather (this is Scotland!) but we had time to go for a walk to a beach nearby, and I would really recommend that.
The house is really clean and the beds are very comfortable. We loved spending time by the fireplace!!

Thanks for your lovely comments. Tralee Beach is nearby and it is a popular walk with my guests. Everyone loves the cosy wood burning stove in the winter evenings. Hope to see you again at the Farmhouse. Regards Sandy

27 Feb 2014

5/5

"Everything awesome"

Very good communication
place in excellent condition
nicely located at the loch

It was a ideal place for relaxing stay

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