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Luangwa Lodge

Torbeg, Isle of Arran
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Log Cabin / Lodge
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At a glance

  • Charming lodge chalet in attractive new development surrounded by Scottish countryside
  • Large communal gardens for al fresco meals while children play and ample decking area for taking in spectacular mountain views with a glass of wine
  • Located just outside the village of Blackwaterfoot with its shops, butcher and bakery
Property code: CA225

With fantastic views of the hills, this delightful log cabin is ideally located for exploring the west coast of Arran and beyond, whether that''s by car, bicycle or on foot.

This spacious lodge, located close to Blackwaterfoot on the western side of Arran, offers fabulous mountain views and is an ideal base from which to enjoy the nearby golden sandy beach and to explore the rest of the island. Part of a small complex of other lodges, this property is ideal for a family, with plenty of space for young children to play outside and all the home comforts you could need on holiday. The timbered interior of this lodge creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere reminiscent of a Scandinavian chalet. The bright and cheerful, open-plan living area is ideal for a family, and the three bedrooms are simple yet cosy, ensuring a good night’s sleep for all.

Stepping up onto the deck that surrounds the lodge, you enter into the brightly-lit living area, with a couple of comfy sofas, invitingly arranged in one corner, a practical and superbly well-equipped galley kitchen in another, and a dining table placed in another, with dual-aspect windows providing plenty of natural light at mealtimes. From the living area, walk through to one of the three bedrooms – one king-size and two twins, one of which has an additional rollout bed that can be adapted into a twin. Decorated in soothing blues and greens, all the bedrooms offer a restful feel to ensure a good night’s sleep. The king-size bedroom has a handy en-suite shower room and there is also a separate family bathroom with a shower over bath.

Outside, a decked balcony surrounds the lodge and is the perfect spot to sit with a cup of tea in the morning and take in the views while the children rush around on the shared grassed areas. In the evening, pour yourself a chilled drink and sit and watch the sun go down. There is plenty of parking space next to the lodge so no need to carry luggage too far.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 twin and 1 single (1 with an additional single bed)
  • 1 en-suite shower room (king-size bedroom) and 1 bathroom with overhead shower
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and washer/dryer
  • Wi-Fi included
  • TV
  • Heating and electric included
  • Ample parking available
  • Regret no pets
  • Shops and restaurant 0.5 miles

With a fabulous beach on your doorstep as well as a local butchers and bakers in Blackwatersfoot, the property is well-situated for both holiday activities and local supplies. Known as “Scotland in Miniature”, Arran offers everything from glorious beaches to mountains and rivers. For those seeking outdoor activities beyond paddling and swimming, head to Lamlash (13.5 miles) where you will find Arran Outdoor. This outdoor activity centre offers families the chance to try their hand at anything from kayaking to gorge walking.

The island's charming capital, Brodick (12.5 miles) is home to the excellent Brodick Castle and grounds, part of National Trust for Scotland. Pack a picnic and let the children enjoy the space of the country park where you can spot red squirrels and enjoy spectacular views over the Firth of Clyde. Round the day off with a trip to the Isle Be Wild adventure play area and a cup of tea in the café.

Sarah Gordon

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr Sykes June 2019

A really enjoyable stay in Luangwa Lodge. The accommodation was clean, comfy, warm and spacious. Proved to be an excellent base to explore Arran. Would have no qualms about booking again. Fantastic!

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