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Ben View

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Ben View
Spacious, open plan living area with log burning stove
Ben View
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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IDEALLY LOCATED BETWEEN FORT WILLIAM AND OBAN. Situated in the peaceful village of Duror, near Glencoe. Ben View is the ideal base for anyone hoping to explore the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and West Coast of Scotland. It offers fantastic views of the surrounding mountains with great access to Fort William and Oban. It's enclosed, private garden with an abundance of wildlife from garden birds to pine martins is a safe place for children and pets to enjoy! Sleeps 5 - Two comfortable bedrooms, one kingsize and one single and bunk beds. Ideal for families. Spacious open plan living area includes log burner (logs not included), leather sofas, large TV and DVD player. Wifi available. Dining area which seats 5. High quality, well equipped kitchen includes gas hob, electric oven, ...IDEALLY LOCATED BETWEEN FORT WILLIAM AND OBAN. Situated in the peaceful village of Duror, near Glencoe. Ben View is the ideal base for anyone hoping to explore the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and West Coast of Scotland. It offers fantastic views of the surrounding mountains with great access to Fort William and Oban. It's enclosed, private garden with an abundance of wildlife from garden birds to pine martins is a safe place for children and pets to enjoy! Sleeps 5 - Two comfortable bedrooms, one kingsize and one single and bunk beds. Ideal for families. Spacious open plan living area includes log burner (logs not included), leather sofas, large TV and DVD player. Wifi available. Dining area which seats 5. High quality, well equipped kitchen includes gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washer dryer and fridge with freezer box. Bathroom with a large shower cubicle and thermostatic mixer shower. Oil-fired central heating and hot water throughout with the bonus of the log burner for extra warmth in the winter months. Logs & kindling are not included. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
CATRIONA H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Me, hubby and our little dog spent 5 nights at Ben view last week. It’s spotlessly clean, well layed out and has amazing views from the garden. Cycle track 5 mins away, 40 mins walk to Holly tree. Nice walk to cuil bay, which is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank 725sandrab
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had 3 nights in Ben View and wished it could have been longer.The cottage was immaculate and very comfortable with everything you could wish for.Cuil Bay is lovely,the dog really enjoyed his walks there and also around the Lochan at Glencoe,both just a short...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank gillian t
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights at Ben view. It is spotlessly clean and in a great location. The cottage exceeded our expectations and had everything you would need and more for a peaceful break. The views outside are stunning with lots of lovely walks about....More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Experience602754
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Glad to hear you and your dog enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your kind review and hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely cottage, perfect for a get away from everything. All decorated and done up perfectly, everything we needed was there. The log burner was perfect on the cold and frosty nights to relax in front of. Would definitely stay again. Excellent communication from the...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank ljtLancashire
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Thank you for your kind review, there is nothing better than a wintery night relaxing by the log burner!

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Beautifully fitted out very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Stunning views. Great location for Glencoe and Fort William. Be aware that garden is not totally enclosed for small dogs and the cottage is situated on a busy main road into Fort William. Other than that would...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank G551QQsharonm
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Thank you for your review, we do try to ensure that the top section of garden is a safe, enclosed area for children and dogs. However due to the nature of the boundary hedgerow, it may be possible for miniature breeds to escape. We will...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The cottage was delightful. We had a very enjoyable holiday. The surrounding scenery was beautiful. Thanks very much.

Date of stay: November 2016
1  Thank Relax670585
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

You are very welcome, thank you for your review!

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Ben view for 4 nights for our second trip to Glencoe. We loved this cottage from the second we walked in the door. Everything in the house is perfect & was very clean. From the comfy beds to the modern lovely shower. The...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank poppypop132
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay, we aim to please! I would strongly recommend a trip it Cuil Bay also, it is so peaceful and scenic. Thank you for your very kind comments.

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at Ben View with our 3 boys and the dog. Found the cottage to be very cosy, bright, modern and clean. Loved the open plan layout. We all enjoyed the wood burning stove in the evenings. Beds were very comfortable too.

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Elaine C
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Ben View, many thanks for your lovely review.

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful rental. Modern, clean and would highly recommend. House had everything we needed, including Tupperware for packed lunches! Washing machine and dishwasher very useful. Log burner fantastic for cold evenings. We brought our dog who loved the garden and was very safe and secure pottering...More

Date of stay: October 2016
2  Thank Maggie K
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Thank you for your review, the cycle path is a great bonus offering great access for cyclists and walkers.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Date of stay: September 2016
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Duror, Appin. Is the ideal location to explore all the Scottish Highlands has to offer. Fort William and Oban are both approximately 40 mins drive away. 5 minutes drive to family friendly bar/restaurant on the edge of Loch Linnhe. 15 minutes to well stocked supermarket in Ballachulish. There are several coffee and craft shops. Cycling, Fishing, Golf, Watersports, Diving, Horse riding and Skiing are all on offer within a 20 minute drive. 10 minutes walk will take you to the beautiful Cuil Bay. Ben View has the added bonus of having direct access to the Sustrans Cycle Route 78, The Caledonia Way - Oban to Fort William. This is not only great for cyclists, but an ideal for families with young children or someone looking for a more gentle walk. As it offers well maintained path on a relativ...
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