Accommodation

The house is spacious and laid out on two floors.

The ground floor consists of:

Large conservatory with wonderful views south overlooking Loch Melfort and the Isle of Shuna. 

The kitchen and dining area are very well equipped with electric cooker, microwave oven, toaster, storage cupboards, sideboard, dining table and chairs, CD player and radio. There is also the farmhouse's original range in place, but this is for decoration only! The kitchen has windows facing east and south.

The sitting room has a three seater sofa, four comfy chairs and a cosy window seat. Compressed woodchip logs and kindling is provided for the log burner with additional logs available for a small charge. There are books and games available.

Downstairs you will also find the shower room, with large enclosed power shower, toilet, washbasin and heated towel rail.

There is also a small utility area in the hallway with washing machine, tumble dryer and sink, as well as ample room for boots and coats.

The upstairs accommodation comprises:

A spacious double bedroom with a five-foot wide pine bed, large pine wardrobe, dressing table and bedside tables.

The twin room has plenty of room for two pine single beds, a wardrobe and drawers.

The bunk room has full size bunk beds and large chest of drawers.

Family bathroom with bath, over head power shower, toilet, hand basin and heated towel rail.

All beds are made up for your arrival with towels provided for each guest.

 

Garden and Transportation 

The house is surrounded by a half acre walled garden with three gates. This is bounded on the north east corner by the barns, which house the Egator.

Transport is provided in the form of a rigid tubed dinghy called Cutty which is kept on a running mooring and access is via stepping over the side of her (approx. 1m height) onto the stone beach. There is no jetty, pontoon, pier, dock etc, which is why we recommend wellies!  Once on land you have the use of an Egator electric buggy to carry luggage and shopping to the house.  

Other facilities include:

  • Private spring water supply
  • Use of motor boat, first tank of fuel provided. Instruction in the use of boat
  • Log burner in sitting room (logs & kindling supplied & more available if  needed)
  • No Television!
  • Access to the whole of the island
  • Free access to Ardmaddy Castle Gardens and facilites
  • Mobile phone reception on the island is good
  • Atlantic Islands Centre on Luing serves fantastic teas, cakes, lunches.  Small gift shop and free Wi-Fi
  • Well-stocked shops at Cullipool, on Luing, and Balvicar, on Seil

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