Ben Lui – Home 243058 Log cabin
- 2 bedrooms
- 5 sleeps
- 3 nights min stay
Ben Lui – Home 243058
- Log cabin
- 2 bedrooms
- sleeps 5
- 3 nights min stay
Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 0.2 km
- Child friendly
- Car essential
- Pet friendly
- Private garden
Description from owner
Ben Lui is a renovated and lovingly cared for log cabin on the former Forestry Commision land at Dalavich on the shores of the beautiful and tranquil Loch Awe. It is set centrally in approx 1/4 acre of mixed grassland and copse,which is viewed from the new balcony and offers a peaceful and relaxing retreat in idyllic surroundings.
Loch Awe is one of Scotland’s largest and most picturesque freshwater lochs with its wooded shores and scattered small islands and is a popular destination for hill walkers and anglers (boat hire available). Dalavich is host to a well stocked General Store which includes a Post Office and a café and there is also a community run Restaurant and Bar. Further afield, tourist attractions include Inverary Castle and Jail, Innis Channel Castle, the Oakwood Trail and Oban with its many activities, shops and distilleries.
A non-refundable deposit of £100 is required on booking with the balance being due no later than 4 weeks before the holiday commences. Full payment is required at the time of booking for short breaks and bookings within 4 weeks of the holiday.
Logs cost £15 for 1-2 nights and £25 for 3 nights upwards.
The letting week runs from 4:00pm Saturday to 10:00am the following Saturday, except for short breaks.
Well behaved dogs are permitted to stay with you for a charge of £10 per dog, per week with no more than two dogs allowed.
Further details indoors
Interior comprises open plan living/dining room with fully fitted kitchen and logburning stove. The double bedroom and triple bunk room can accommodate 5 people with an extra person sleeping on the overhead bunk in the living room if required. It is perfect for couples, families or a small group of friends.
Further details outdoors
Loch Awe itself is beautiful, far away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and as of now, still under-developed with no noisy watersports to shatter the peace. It has many islands worth visiting, including Innis Chonnel Castle, the first stronghold of the Campbells. The remains of Crannogs; pre historic island hut settlements, can still be seen when the loch is low, at different points along the lochside. The fishing is legendary with monster trout up to 30lb (~14Kg), salmon, sea trout, pike, perch, char etc, depending on the season.
There are many beautiful forest walks in the area, including The Oakwood Trail, The Avich Falls Trail and Duncan's Walk, all of which meander through ancient oak and pine forests. Pine marten, fox, wild cats red deer, roe deer, otter and red squirrels can often be seen. There are also regular sightings of eagles and ospreys. Apart from the signed trails, there are up to 100 miles of forest tracks and roads in the area, suitable for the serious walker or mountain biker.
A social club is also situated at the end of the cabin site which is owned by the village but guests from the cabins are warmly welcomed. The restaurant, bar and kitchens have had a complete refurbishment. The bar is open 7 nights a week (April to October) and 4 nights a week (November to March). The restaurant is open for evening meals on Thurday to Sunday and is called The Lochview Grill. A coin-operated laundrette is also available on site.
- Great for children of all ages
- Pets welcome
- Cot available
- High chair available
Bed & bathroom
- 1 Double Bed, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
- 1 Family bathroom
- Private garden
- Balcony or terrace
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Linen provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
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- No smoking at this property
About the owner
Kev And Sikha M.
- Average reply time:
- 51 minutes
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- Calendar updated:
- 19 Jun 2019
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English
This Log cabin has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 04 Jul 2012. Located in Argyll and Bute, it has 56 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £350.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Jun 2019.
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– based on 56 reviews
- Very Good
“A lovely wee cabin which had everything we needed for a stay with our wee dog”
The cabin was basic but very charming with everything we needed and set in a lovely environment that was perfect for getting back to nature for a few fun filled days.
Stayed here for 3 nights in April with my partner and son. The cabin itself is lovely, nice and bright inside with sun beating in the windows throughout the day. We had a great time staying here and wished we booked an extra night. It’s very quiet with just the sounds of the birds and the local ducks passing through. Garden is nice and big for my 4 year old to let off some steam before dinner. I really do recommend this little cabin, you won’t be disappointed. We will definitely be back to stay again :)
Owner's reply: Hi And thanks for your lovely review, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that the weather was kind. Please come back soon. Best wishes, Kev & Sikha.
“Wow just wow Ben lui”
I have to say I have been absolutely blown away by my stay at cabin Ben lui at the loch aweside complex. The place where the cabin is situated has some of the best views I have ever seen. The cabin has everything you need to escape the realities of our busy working lives from the very comfy sofa to the lovely peaceful balcony and the wonderfully warming log burning stove to keep you warm on those crisp cold evenings. With temperatures outside of -2 you didn’t even realise by how those lovely cabins keep in the heat. It may be ‘off the beaten track’ and tucked away but if you want somewhere which gives you peace, tranquility and the opportunity to see some of our stunning countryside at its finest then this is the place for you. The owners were so lovely answering any question I had within minutes so all I can say is thank you for giving me the pleasure of stopping in your beautiful holiday home. I will as you can guess be going back again for another visit at some point. Andy jo and the girls
Owner's reply: Thanks so much for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and stay anytime. Best wishes, Kev & Sikha
I have enjoyed many lodge holidays before this one. The site was fantastic, rural but people very friendly. However I felt our cabin was very basic. I can't get over the bunk bed on the ceiling of the living room ! The TV was very small,a ? 19 inch portable. Cabin was cosy and had log burner. I just feel more could be done with this particular cabin.
Owner's reply: Great that you enjoyed your stay and would welcome any suggestions you have to add to our cabin as a little confused reading prior reviews all previous guest have had everything they need. But if it's just a bigger tv we have no plans to change. Best wishes for your choice of future accommodation.
Our 4 nights stay was really good. The place was very relaxing and away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The owner responds to my query quickly.
Owner's reply: Hi and thanks for taking the ime to review us. Glad you had a great stay Hope to welcome you back again.
“great community spirit”
the cabin was nice and cosy,beautiful location.only thing disappointing was the limited access to the loch,otherwise we enjoyed our stay.we had great communication with the owners beforehand and special mention to the lady who looks after the cabin and the mantainence man who were fantastic when our car broke down in such a remote location.
“Beautiful pet friendly cabin”
Spent 10 days at cabin was beautiful total relaxation The surrounding areas perfect for walking and looking at wildlife The cabin has everything you need like Home from home.
Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review and we are really glad you enjoyed your stay, We hope to have you back again.
We had a fantastic time. Couldn’t wish for better facilities. The lodge was perfect for what we needed, homely and with all the provisions we needed. The log fire was an added bonus on return in the evenings from a day out walking.
Owner's reply: So happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will come again.
Have just returned from 3 night stay in Ben Lui, we didn't want to leave! Cabin had everything you could possibly need ( apart from towels,you are advised to bring your own anyway). Cabin has quirky features like the overhead bed in the lounge area which our daughter loved. Double bed super comfy and very cosy when it got chilly. beautiful walks around the loch and nearby forest, Orlando our dog enjoyed these. plenty places to fish - none caught tho! would def recommend and can't wait to come back
“Perfect Weekend Away”
Ben Lui is the perfect cabin for a weekend away, it is so comfy and cosy. Me and my 14year old son stayed here for 3 nights and we loved it. Cabin has everything you need and the scenery is absolutely amazing. We will definitely be back so thanks to Matt and his family for letting us stay here
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