View towards the apartment
Stunning views from the property location
Warm and welcoming
Bright lounge with stunning views
Kitchen and dining area
Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area
View from the property
Modern kitchen
Super king-size or twin bedroom
Beautiful shared grounds to explore
Beautiful location
Views across the grounds
Castle Stalker
Stunning Highland Titles Nature reserve
1 / 15  View towards the apartment
2 / 15  Stunning views from the property location
3 / 15  Warm and welcoming
4 / 15  Bright lounge with stunning views
5 / 15  Kitchen and dining area
6 / 15  Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area
7 / 15  View from the property
8 / 15  Modern kitchen
9 / 15  Super king-size or twin bedroom
10 / 15  Bathroom
11 / 15  Beautiful shared grounds to explore
12 / 15  Beautiful location
13 / 15  Views across the grounds
14 / 15  Castle Stalker
15 / 15  Stunning Highland Titles Nature reserve

Linnhe Apartment

Oban (17mls S), The Highlands
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A charming ground-floor apartment with idyllic scenery
  • Ideal for walking, sailing, mountain biking, fishing and winter sports
  • Close to the popular towns of Fort William and Oban
  • Perfect for boat trips to the magnificent islands of Mull, Staffa and Iona
  • Ideal base for a short break to get away
  • Explore this spectacular area via the West Highland Jacobite Steam Railway
Property code: 28715

With spectacular views and a tranquil location, this lovely ground-floor apartment is part of a beautiful house, dating back to 1840, on the outskirts of the charming village of Duror of Appin.

This delightful ground floor apartment in the heart of the Scottish West Highlands is set against a breathtaking backdrop that includes majestic mountains, rivers and lochs, making it a great location for a romantic getaway. Despite the property’s peaceful location, it is situated within a mile of the small villages of Duror and Kentallen, so the village shop is not far away. Whatever the season, there is a vast range of outdoor activities on offer, from golf and cycling in the summer to skiing and hiking in the winter, plus many more. Keen mountaineers will be pleased to know that Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak, is only 27 miles away and for Munro-baggers, Ben Sgulaird is only 17 miles away. This property is also close to the popular and picturesque towns of Glencoe (10 miles), Fort William (19.5 miles) and Oban (25 miles) which are all set amongst some of Britain’s most spectacular scenery.

One of three self-contained properties in this 19th Century house, this apartment is located on the ground floor. This well-presented apartment has an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, but they are separated by archways, creating a sense of space. The lounge has impressive views from the large windows, but of an evening, you can pull the curtains and sink into the comfortable sofas. The dining area has ample seating for two guests and the modern kitchen is well-equipped. Moving into the king-size bedroom (can be made up as two twins on request), you will find yet more views of the delightful countryside, whilst the modern, white bathroom completes the accommodation.

Outside, there is dining furniture in the extensive grounds, which you share with guests in the other properties, so that you can sit and soak up the tranquillity and views of the surrounding countryside. You are also welcome to wander around and enjoy the beautiful garden.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 of 3 self-contained properties
  • 1 bedroom: a zip-and-link super-king bed (which can be made up as twin beds on request)
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, washer/dryer, and fridge with small ice compartment  
  • Lounge with double sofa bed, TV, DVD and Hi-Fi
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Outdoor table and chairs Garden is shared when other properties within the house are occupied
  • Heating, electric and Wi-Fi included but this can be intermittent due to location
  • 2 dogs welcome per property 

The villages of Duror and Kentallen are not far from the Argyll Coastal Route from Balluchulish in the north and Oban in the south. Located close to the shores of the breathtaking Loch Linnhe, this property offers guests the chance to take part in a number of activities, such as kayaking, fishing and sailing. The area's wildlife, such as seals, porpoises and golden eagles, in addition to its magnificent scenery and sunsets makes it popular with photographers.

The Kentallen to Ballachulish cycle path, which is part of the National Cycle Network, is great if you're keen cyclists, or if you're looking for something more leisurely, the pebble beach of Cuil Bay is only a short stroll away (1.2 miles) and the views of the mountains are spectacular. To see more of the sea loch, you can take a cruise and enjoy the commentary. Castle Stalker (6.5 miles), a 15th century keep standing proud on its tidal islet in Loch Linnhe, is perfect for a touch of history and beauty, but visits are limited and should be pre-booked.

If you become enamoured with gorgeous Glencoe, make your way to the Highlands Titles Nature Reserve (1.5 miles) to become a Laird, Lord or Lady of Glencoe by bagging yourself a small piece of land as a souvenir and helping to preserve this special place which is home to lots of wildlife from deer to pine martens.

This property is personally managed by Lisa.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Penny 14th September 2019

The property is well positioned for exploring a wide area between Oban and Fort William and further west. The apartment was warm and comfortable - well presented for two people and a dog.

Reviewed by Penny 7th September 2019

This cottage is in an exceptional area of natural beauty and gives easy access to various well-known visitor destinations. The flat is on the ground floor so perfect for a dog. The grounds of the cottage are perfect for morning dog-walking. There are lots of pubs and restaurants nearby but you generally need to book in the holiday season. The flat Read morewas newly renovated but rather over furnished for two people. We had a wonderful holiday. Hide

Reviewed by John 31st August 2019

It was a really lovely, well appointed & well equipped dwelling with everything you could need. Beautiful place in a beautiful setting.

Reviewed by Anthony 3rd August 2019

The cottage is in a lovely location and in very attractive grounds , and Port Appin is s real jewel just a short drive away for seafood lovers

Reviewed by Lorna 15th June 2019

Lovely comfortable cottage with good quality furnishings and equipment. Quiet spot with beautiful space at the back, open fields. Good local places to visit, ie Port Appin, and easy to get to Oban and Fort William.

Reviewed by Alastair 25th May 2019

The property is set in beautiful grounds, with lovely views (especially at sunset). It is well-equipped and comfortable and we really didn't mind spending time on a wet afternoon just relaxing in the quiet and comfortable environment. You do need to drive to any walks or attractions - it's about 7 miles from Glencoe and 20 from Fort William, Ben NeRead morevis etc., but the roads are so beautiful that this was not a problem. Easy to reach Mull and Iona as well, although that needs a full day out. Hide

Reviewed by Jennie 26th December 2018

Actually several apartments in an extended house. The one we stayed in was comfortable and quite well equipped. Theres a pleasant view out the back over a field with a stream running through it, a line of trees, and some mountains in the background on the other side of the loch. Had a couple of stags in the garden one night and another night it wasRead more clear and dark enough to see the Milky Way. Oban, Fort William, and Glencoe are nearby. The Old Inn on the way to Oban makes a really good local. Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 29th September 2018

Beautiful area and very lovely cottage. I am surprised that the one problem we had with WiFi and tv not working was handled so badly

Reviewed by Andy 2nd September 2018

A very well-appointed cottage situated half-way between Oban and Fort William, near to the small village of Duror. Cottage has good facilities, including washer/dryer and Internet. Both towns are about 30-40 minute drive away, and both have a good selection of shops and supermarkets. A great location for exploring the western Highlands and islands.Read more Ferry from Oban to Mull well recommended, although it is a little expensive. Glencoe, Rannoch Moor and Ben Nevis are all within easy reach by car. Hide

Reviewed by Carine 12th August 2018

Lovely cosy appartment

Reviewed by Brian 28th July 2018

Beautiful cottage apartment. Good location to use as your base for touring Argyll & Bute. Most comfortable, clean and well-fitted accommodation. Pleasantly situated in quiet, secluded grounds. Dogs absolutely loved it! Thanks so much for an enjoyable stay. Well certainly be back!

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View towards the apartment
Stunning views from the property location
Warm and welcoming
Bright lounge with stunning views
Kitchen and dining area
Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area
View from the property
Modern kitchen
Super king-size or twin bedroom
Beautiful shared grounds to explore
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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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