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Achnasmeorach House

Kilchrenan, Argyll and Bute
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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
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No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Loch-side property with private shoreline, jetty, boathouse and slipway
  • Spacious and luxurious accommodation ideal for a special occasion or large gathering
  • Seven-person hot tub and games cabin
Property code: CA008

There’s no end of entertainment at this pretty Victorian holiday home, with a private shoreline, boathouse, garden, hot tub, games cabin, and more. It’s a place for all ages to enjoy.

Stay in true luxury at this lochside location, where everything is decorated to the highest standard and top-quality appliances are in abundance throughout. Guests of all ages will want for nothing with a stay in this grand home, and the property is perfectly set out for a family of ten. Young children and older teenagers will all be kept entertained, whilst the adults can enjoy a glass of Scottish whisky in the hot tub.

The home boasts an impeccable decor throughout, with each room adopting a unique theme and colour scheme. Many of the rooms have been decorated with elegant wallpaper, perfectly contrasted with bright splashes of colour. The thoroughly modern home is interspersed with small celebrations of Scottish culture, such as tartan furnishings or mounted deer horns, a reminder of your rural Argyll location.

The heart of the home can be found on the ground floor, in the open-plan kitchen and dining room. To one side, you have a well-equipped kitchen with American-style fridge/freezer, traditional country Aga and even a bread maker for fresh morning baking. To the other side of the room, you can settle at the spacious dining table and enjoy far-reaching views across the loch. Alternatively, more casual breakfasts can be enjoyed in the garden room, also offering wonderful views of the water. Two opulent rooms are perfect for watching TV and relaxing. The first is a traditional drawing room with a wood burner and French doors leading to the garden room, whilst the second is a family room with huge cushy sofas. Both have Sky TV with sports packages included.

All five bedrooms can be found upstairs, and the elevated position ensures each room offers a mesmerising view of the surrounding scenery. The master bedroom is a spacious king-size with a luxury dressing room. Two of the bedrooms benefit from zip-and-link beds, making them either twin or king-size rooms, and one has a Juliet balcony accessible through French doors. Every bathroom in the house has been renovated to the highest standard and is well-equipped with local hand soaps and shampoos.

This home excels both indoors and out, and plenty of enjoyment can be found outdoors in the summer months. An enclosed garden area is ideal for allowing children to play; a fun fort and five-a-side football goals will keep the young ones entertained for hours. Older kids will love the games cabin featuring a pool table, football table, dartboard, jukebox, 75 inch LED TV, WiFi, retro arcade games machine with over 3000 games and the private hot tub will no doubt be a big hit with every guest. Please note there is a burn and small pond within the garden; young children must be supervised.

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 king-size bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms (can be made up as super king-sizes on request), 1 twin bunk room
  • Sleeps 10 adults + 1 infant in a cot
  • 4 bathrooms – 1 en-suite/ shower room, 1 family bathroom, 1 shower room and 1 separate WC
  • AGA (electric, two-door), microwave/grill/oven, bread maker, family food processor, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Utility room with new automatic washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Open fire and multi-fuel stove – all logs included
  • Electricity and oil included
  • SkyTV, BT sport package, 2 DVD players, 1 CD/radio, iPod dock; Sonos music system in family, dining and garden rooms and in the master en-suite
  • Telephone with an honesty box
  • Large private, enclosed garden with direct access to shoreline
  • Burn and small pond within garden - young children must be supervised
  • Unlimited driveway parking
  • Hot tub
  • 1 Gas BBQ – fuel supplied
  • Games cabin with pool table, table football, dartboard and 100-CD jukebox, 75 inch TV and full WIFI provided
  • Basic fishing equipment supplied. Private fishing rights on Loch Awe (no permit required)
  • Boathouse with decking - guests are welcome to bring own boat/canoe
  • Top end gastro pub/restaurant 15 minute walk away, Hotel 5 minute walk away
  • Shop, cafe, restaurant 7.5 miles away
  • Group Bookings – these may need to be checked with the owner first before confirming
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • Please note there is a refundable £350 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday

If you can tear yourself away from the house, grounds and Lochside, there is plenty to see and do in the local area. Lace up your walking boots for a hike from the front door into the surrounding hills and bag yourself a Munro by reaching the summit of Ben Cruachan and taking in the spectacular views. Stroll or cycle through the towering oaks at Glen Nant National Nature Reserve (6 miles) and picnic by the banks of the River Nant. Spend the day in Oban (19 miles), taking a tour of the whisky distillery and feasting on freshly caught seafood in one of the welcoming restaurants.

April McKillop

This property is personally managed by April.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Nicholas Patrick 20th August 2022

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What an exceptional property this is! Such attention to detail means everything was of the highest standard and beautifully presented. The location was so tranquil and yet two short walks took you to either a fantastic gastro pub, The Kilkrennan Inn or an equally great hotel, The Taychreggan; this hotel has previously won Britain's Most Romantic veRead morenue! The owners were very helpful and we would confidently recommend this property. We have great memories from our trip, a very happy holiday! Hide

Reviewed by Ken 23rd July 2022

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