Chalet / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This elegant modern Highland chalet supplies everything you need for a real luxury stay. Step out onto your large private patio and seating area on a bright morning, and the view across Loch Dochart to the steep glenside will take your breath away. Then look on the other direction and the view of Ben More will stop you in your tracks again!

Raven is a beautiful 5 star, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom holiday property that can sleep up to 4 people.

With a spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area the property benefits from large double glazed windows leading to a private patio and seating area with garden furniture, BBQ and an unrestricted view over Loch Dochart, Glen Dochart and the famous surrounding mountains. A truly magnificent Highland setting and a view that will be hard to beat from a self catering holiday property in Scotland.

With all the comforts from home (and more) the Raven is equipped to a high 5 star standard with a king size double bed in the master bedroom with ensuite, large beds in the twin bedroom with separate bathroom with large bath and power shower over.

5 star treats include Messentex treated goose down duvets and soft Egyptian cotton bed linen. We pride ourselves on the comfort of our beds. A holiday would not be a holiday without a good night's sleep. Soft white fluffy towels, bath mats, bathrobes, slippers and Arran Aromatic toiletries. Also included is an entertainment system with 37" LCD TV with SKY package, Blu Ray DVD, Nintendo Wii and unlimited WiFi.

The Raven is situated on the Portnellan Estate high on a hillside with commanding views over Glen Dochart. Raven has a magnificent setting with a true Highland landscape all around. Often complimented by the abundance of bird and wild life that an be seen on the estate it is not unusual to see the deer meandering off the hill and passing nearby the chalet.

The Portnellan Estate has been privately owned by the same family for well over 35 years and offers fantastic facilities to include fresh run salmon and trout fishing on the estate lochs and river, mountain bikes with plenty of trails on and off road for all abilities. Canoes and rowing boats on the river and loch. Clay pigeon shooting can also be arranged.

Unlimited Wifi is available throughout the estate as well as BBQ, DVD library and a large selection of board games. We can even offer fresh eggs from the chickens and a selection of organic meat products fresh from a farm locally. perfect for the BBQ or home cooking.

The Raven is so centrally located for exploring Central/West Scotland with known landmarks only a short distance away. Oban 45 mins, Stirling, Fort William and Glasgow just over an hour. Edinburgh 1.5 hours. Glen Coe and all it beholds is less than 40 mins drive and the bonnie shores of Loch Lomond are 20 mins by car. Other areas include the truly beautiful Glen Lyon and Loch Tay, Glen Etive, Glen Lochay and Glen Orchy all within the local area.

Whether you are looking for the adrenaline rush of adventure or lazy days on your doorstep, out and about on the many hills in the local area or exploring one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland, Portnellan and the Raven offers the warmest welcome on your return.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 en suite and 1 shower room
Nearest beach Oban 50 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow International or Edinburgh 88 km, Nearest railway: Crianlarich 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Boat available
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Single Beds (2), Cots available (4), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details outdoors

Private parking adjacent, wide open grassy areas with garden furniture and BBQ.

On site facilities which are free of charge include rowing boats. Canadian canoes. Mountain bikes. DVD Library. Board Games. Local maps. 5 miles of loch and river fishing (equipment not supplied but can be purchased) BBQ included.

Wi Fi included. SKY TV package included

Further details

Tripadvisor awarded "Certificate of Excellence 2015" for the fifth year running with over 180 reviews.

Finalist for 2015/2016 VISITSCOTLAND'S Thistle award "Best Self Catering in Scotland" for our region.

French, Dutch and German speaking.

Local organic meat produce available to purchase for home cooking and/or BBQ.

Fresh eggs available daily from the hens in the Portnellan Estate garden.

The Scotland region

The 'Centre of Everywhere but the Middle of Nowhere' is the best way to describe The Raven's location. With easy access to the stunning and picturesque Central Highlands and West Coast of Scotland. Very mountainous with deep lochs and steep glens. Although the wilderness is all around you the bustle of interesting Scottish towns and cities are within an easy commute by car, rail and bus.


Remembering that a short commute will take you to a number of visitor attractions including castles, museums, galleries, distilleries, restaurants, pubs and much much more. The towns of Oban, Fort William, Perth, Pitlochry and Stirling are all approximately 1 hours drive whilst Edinburgh and Glasgow are approximately 1.5 hours.

Loch Lomond National Park
Visitors Centre: Ben Lawers, Loch Lomond Shores, Drumkinnon Tower, Rob Roy Centre
Outdoor Attractions: Highland Safari,
Extreme Actvities: Splash White Water Rafting, Lochearnhead Watersports
Glf Courses: Killin, St Fillans, Crieff, Muthill, Comrie, Auchterarder, Pitlochry
Mountains: Ben Nevis, Ben More, The Cobbler, Ben Lawers
Lochs: Loch Lomond, Loch Tay, Loch Awe
Abbeys: St Conans Kirk
Castles: Inveraray, Kilchoan, Blair Athol, Edinburgh, Stirling,
Distilleries: Edradour, Famous Grouse, Ben Nevis, Glengoyne, Dewars
Museums: Charles Rennie Macintosh
Arts and Crafts Galleries: Glen Lyon, Strathearn Gallery, Inverbeg Gallery
West Highland Rail Line