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Bannatyne Cottage
Cairnbaan
(3 reviews)
From £500 per week
Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms
1 double, 1 twin

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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Sat 08 Apr 2017Fri 28 Apr 2017£600£180
Sat 29 Apr 2017Fri 26 May 2017£600£180
Sat 27 May 2017Fri 02 Jun 2017£650£195
Sat 03 Jun 2017Fri 23 Jun 2017£650£195
Sat 24 Jun 2017Fri 08 Sep 2017£700£210
Sat 09 Sep 2017Fri 22 Sep 2017£650£195
Sat 23 Sep 2017Fri 06 Oct 2017£600£180
Sat 07 Oct 2017Fri 27 Oct 2017£600£180
Sat 28 Oct 2017Fri 10 Nov 2017£550£165
Sat 11 Nov 2017Wed 20 Dec 2017£500£150
Thu 21 Dec 2017Wed 27 Dec 2017£700£210
Thu 28 Dec 2017Wed 03 Jan 2018£800£240

Description

Yet another gorgeous cottage from Scottish Canal's, this one sits on Lock 11 of the Crinan Canal, certainly one of the prettiest canals in Scotland. Bannatyne Cottage was originally built in the 19th century as a lock keeper's cottage - it is now a beautifully renovated and stunningly presented holiday cottage. Bright colours and fresh linens, combined with tweed and tartan mix to give a nod to Scotland and the interior designer.

Outside this delightful spot is the Crinan Canal where you can watch the boats moving through the lock or walk for miles along the towpath. The local village has a good pub and the famous Crinan Hotel is not far. The garden is private and has a BBQ for fine days. It is a great jumping off point for the Argyll coast and an ideal spot to return to at the end of the day where the wood-burning stove welcomes you.

If you are looking for more properties that are situated on Scotland's canal ways, here are a selection of interesting self catering cottages that are we have throughout Scotland:

Vatersay Cottage near Fort Augustus, Telford House East near Fort William, Telford House West near Fort William, Laggan Bridge Cottage by Spean Bridge, Dochgarroch Cottage near Inverness, Tomnahurich Bridge House in Inverness, Seaview Cottage at the mouth of the Crinan Canal, Ardlussa Cottage near Gairlochy, Fort William, Bona Lighthouse Lochend and Bona Stables Lochend.
PROPERTY CODE: A1021

Layout

Open plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove. King-size bedroom, twin bedroom. Kitchen. Family bathroom with WC, WHB, bath with shower over.

Facilities

  • Ample parking
  • BBQ
  • Canal Cottage
  • CD Player
  • Cot
  • DVD Player
  • Electric hob
  • Electric oven
  • Electricity included in rent
  • Fridge freezer
  • High Chair
  • Linen and Towels provided
  • Microwave
  • Private garden
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood burning stove - logs included
  • 2 Pets only - £20.00 charge per Week per Pet. Pets - not allowed in bedrooms
  • Reviews

    (3 reviews)
    Bannatyne Cottage reviews
    A great place to get away from it all and walk. Cottage equipment however needs reviewing, there was no tin opener, but a minor detail. Directions need updating, we were advised to cross the canal at the second crossing (Dunardy rolling bridge) however, this bridge has been out of action for a considerable time ( years according to a local). Co-op in Lochgilphead well stocked. Cross the canal via the lock outside the cottage, turn left and walk a short way down the road until you see a sign directing you up to a car park view point, and enjoy the view. There are also some woodland walks signposted from here.
    Owners Response: "I’m sorry to hear that you received incorrect directions. The bridge has indeed been out of action for a considerable time and our directions were updated at the time of the bridge closure however it appears, as a result of human error, you were provided with a previous version. I’m sorry for the inconvenience caused and can confirm I have taken steps to ensure this does not re-occur. I have also asked the housekeeper to replace the tin opener. I would like to thank you for bringing this matter to our attention as it enables us to rectify the issue raised."
    Mrs Barton - September 2016
    It's in a faultless location just beside one of the lock gates. We loved talking to the people on their boats and finding out about their trips. There are miles of lovely walks literally from the door of the cottage. If you are a keen cook however, you may find the kitchen a bit dark and lacking in adequate worktop space. The bathroom feels a bit dated too. There is no dishwasher. If everyone is eating out for every meal this won't matter but I normally do a bit of cooking on holiday. The cottage does lose the sun in the evening. Time will vary of course. We were there early September and lost the sun around 5/6 pm. There is no WiFi. I really missed that - its so useful on holiday looking up places to eat, go walking etc.
    Mrs Edens - September 2015
    Good quality bedding and decor in the bedrooms. Colours were bright and welcoming, although I feel the lounge would benefit from a little more character and adult seating. The garden would benefit from more upkeep although this was not really an issue during our stay as it was too wet and windy. Our 3 year old son enjoyed watching the yachts going through the canal lock outside the door. I would recommend a journey down the Kintyre peninsula to catch a boat to the Isle of Gigha.
    Mrs Gaughan - August 2014

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    This property is covered by our Holiday Protection Scheme.

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    Cottages & Castles Ltd. (acting as agents for property owners) provides a guarantee for tenants who have to cancel their holiday at a cottage.

    If it is necessary to cancel your holiday, for any of the reasons A 1-5 below, you may do so at any time up until the close of business on the last working day before your tenancy commences and we will refund your balance. Your deposit is not refundable. If you have made a late booking and paid in full you will receive your payment minus the normal deposit sum (usually 30%).

    There is no charge for this holiday protection – it is included in the cost of your holiday. Please note that the protection does not apply to holidays in our properties with codes beginning with P (usually castles, mansions and lodges).

    Deposits may be transferred to a different date for a holiday at the same property within 12 months of the original holiday date, subject to availability, but not, however, for a different property. If the new booking is at a higher rate the tenant must pay the extra cost. No refund will be made if the new date is at a lower rate.

    A:
    1. Death, accidental bodily injury, or illness (excluding pre-existing or chronic illness/conditions, or illness arising through epidemics or pandemics)
    a) the Proposer and/or persons with whom he/she has arranged to travel.
    b) any close relative or business associate of the Proposer or of any person with whom he/she has arranged to travel or arranged to meet at the specified holiday establishment. We will require appropriate documentary evidence of illness or bodily injury from a registered medical practitioner. This evidence must state that the Proposer is unfit to travel.

    2. Jury service, witness call or unemployment through redundancy of the Proposer after the date of booking and prior to the commencement date of the holiday.

    3. Fire or theft which is the subject of an insurance claim at the Insured’s main residence or business premises within seven days before commencement of the holiday.

    4. Occupational postings not contemplated at the time the holiday is booked.

    5. Cancellation or curtailment of scheduled transport services due to strikes, riots or civil commotion, but limited to the cost of alternative transport up to £50 per person for the outward journey only.

    But not, however:

    B:
    1. Disinclination to travel.

    2. Failure of public or private transport.

    3. Suicide, attempted suicide, insanity, the influence of intoxicating liquor or the effect of drugs not taken in accordance with treatment prescribed and directed by a qualified medical practitioner or booking a holiday which is or would be against the advice of a registered medical practitioner.

    4. Pregnancy unless problems occur which prevent the person travelling. A  verification must be signed by a registered medical practitioner to this effect

    5. Any loss which is otherwise insured.

    6. Holiday accommodation booked outside Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

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