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Stunning island scenery from Degnish Farmhouse Argyll

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Whether you’re looking for a luxury break, a comfortable and well equipped family holiday location, peace and solace or action-packed adventure, Degnish is the place for you.

You need never leave the farm, as the natural beauty of the surrounding area lends itself to exploring the coastline or climbing the hill Dun Crutagain (273m) which lies behind the house. You are also welcome to walk over the farm track to Ardmaddy Castle and Gardens, pausing to add a coin to the renowned Wishing Tree along your way.

There is a tennis court available at Ardmaddy Castle and also fishing on the stocked trout loch.

Or take a trip through the third largest whirlpool in the world, Corryvreckan, “cauldron of the speckled seas” is not for the fainthearted where at certain tides waves can be over 9m (30 feet)! Porpoise, dolphins, whales, basking sharks, otters, eagles and deer are common sights on these trips.

Watersports can be arranged nearby at Craob Haven or sea kayaking can be arranged half an hour away on Easdale Island.

Horse riding can be arranged at Lunga riding stables, a 25 minute drive away.

Ardmaddy Castle and Arduanie Gardens (National Trust) have wonderful gardens which are open to the public and which are fully accessible.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach On Farm 100 m
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow 160 km, Nearest railway: Oban 32 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, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 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 Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The accommodation over two floors comprises four bedrooms, including a wheelchair accessible downstairs bedroom, with adjoining wet room.

The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and the two other upstairs bedrooms share a large family bathroom; both upstairs bathrooms have baths with overhead showers and heated electric towel rails.

The dorm room has 2 sets of bunk beds (adult size).

There is also a travel cot (with travel cot mattress and bedding) and a high chair.

The newly and fully equipped kitchen has a rangemaster electric cooker, dishwasher, large fridge freezer and microwave and leads into the open plan dining area.

The sitting room features a woodburning stove, with access to the garden room which has lovely views to the east, south and west over Loch Melfort, the islands of Shuna, Scarba and Luing and the Sound of Jura.

Adjoining the house are garages and a games room with table tennis table.

All bedding and house-towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels and outdoor picnic rugs. The house has a washing machine and tumble dryer.?

Further details outdoors

You need never leave the farm, as the natural beauty of the surrounding area lends itself to exploring the coastline or climbing the hill Dun Crutagain (273m) which lies behind the house. You are also welcome to walk over the farm track to Ardmaddy Castle and Gardens, pausing to add a coin to the renowned Wishing Tree along your way.

There is a tennis court available at Ardmaddy Castle and also fishing on the stocked trout loch.

Or take a trip through the third largest whirlpool in the world, Corryvreckan, “cauldron of the speckled seas” is not for the fainthearted where at certain tides waves can be over 9m (30 feet)! Porpoise, dolphins, whales, basking sharks, otters, eagles and deer are common sights on these trips.

Watersports can be arranged nearby at Craob Haven or sea kayaking can be arranged half an hour away on Easdale Island.

Horse riding can be arranged at Lunga riding stables, a 25 minute drive away.

Ardmaddy Castle and Arduanie Gardens (National Trust) have wonderful gardens which are open to the public and which are fully accessible.

Further details

Short breaks are welcome in off-peak weeks (e.g. not school holidays).

The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region

This part of Argyll is a wonderful location whether you be thrill seeking or just wanting to relax and get away from it all.

Steeped in history, with castles, glorious gardens and beautiful villages and the buzzing town of oban all nearby.

Oban is called gateway to the isles for good reason, with regular ferries to a number of the inner isles on the west coast.

Oban

Kilmelford has a pub, reastaurant and village shop.

Oban has a wider range of facilitires, amenities - including shopping, banking and other recreational activities.

Oban is called gateway to the isles for good reason, with regular ferries to a number of the inner isles on the west coast.

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Review 1-7 of 7

12 Apr 2014

5/5

"Stunning location - home from home - a couple of things to be aware of"

We have just returned from a fabulous week at Degnish Farmhouse, we stayed as two families with 5 children in all, ranging from 4-12 and two dogs.The house is in a stunning location with the most amaz… More

3 Sep 2013

5/5

"Perfect Scottish Retreat"

We were lucky enough to stay at Degnish at the end of August, enjoying wonderful weather during which we could enjoy all that this great holiday home has to offer. This house has unbeatable west coast… More

30 Aug 2013

3/5

"Great house but couple of issues"

Fantastic house and surrounding views with everything well provided for. What isn't made very clear is the access to the house from the main road is on a long single road, which eventually become… More

13 Jan 2013

5/5

"Most spectacular views on the West coast."

We stayed here with our young children and dogs in tow in early January. The house is fabulous, cosy, spacious, and every comfort has been thought of. It is well equipped for the competent chef, and h… More

2 Jan 2013

5/5

"Superb holiday house in the most beautiful location - highly recommeded!"

Degnish Farmhouse really is the most wonderful base for a holiday on the stunning West Coast of Scotland. Even in the cold days of December, the Farmhouse is cosy and warm, and the fantastic woodburn… More

2 Nov 2012

5/5

"Wonderful West Coast Holiday!"

We had a great holiday at Degnish! The accommodation was very spacious with plenty of room for our group of 9 (2 families with children of varying ages). As mentioned in the previous review, the house… More

31 Aug 2012

5/5

"Extremely comfortable house with unbelievably beautiful views from nearly every window"

We spent the weekend here with another family (four adults, three toddlers and a baby in all) and had a fantastic time in an amazing setting. It is fairly remote so come prepared as you can't re… More

Review 1-7 of 7

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