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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 1 May 2016

My brother and I came to stay for a few days whilst up visiting friends, and I have to commend the accommodation. A fantastic little cottage at the foot of the glen, with stunning views around. Just a short drive from Fort William and Oban,...More

Date of stay: April 2016
2  Thank Calum R
Management response:Responded 14 May 2016

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at Ben View! Many thanks for your kind review. Look forward to welcoming your friends and family in the future.

Reviewed 10 February 2016

We have just returned home after a short stay and found your cottage to be a real home from home. The cottage itself is wonderful, It has everything you could ask for or need. My partner loved the kitchen and the bed was very, very...More

Date of stay: February 2016
3  Thank claireandstephen2016
Management response:Responded 14 May 2016

I am really pleased to hear you found Ben View so comfortable and relaxing. I have to agree there are some great walks on the doorstep not to mention the 'magnificent views'. Many thanks and look forward to welcoming you back in the future

Reviewed 19 January 2016

We both found this cottage to be excellent as a return base after our outdoor walking. Once through the door, the cottage provided all our luxurious indoor requirements to meet our every need. Total quality throughout, well heated, yet the log burner added the extra...More

Date of stay: January 2016
2  Thank porky504011
Management response:Responded 19 January 2016

Thank you for such a wonderful review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future. Many thanks

Reviewed 19 November 2015

My partner and I plus our cocker spaniel stayed in this beautiful holiday cottage, returning a couple of days ago. I cannot fault this holiday cottage at all. It was in an ideal location situated between Fort William and Oban, spacious and had everything we...More

Date of stay: November 2015
1  Thank Laura M
Management response:Responded 14 May 2016

Thank you for your kind review, despite the 'minor blip' at the beginning of your stay. I glad you had an enjoyable stay and would love to welcome you back in the future!

Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely week at this cottage with our dog. Great walks on the doorstep and lots to do in surrounding areas. Wifi was very good

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank AngieMerr
Management response:Responded 14 May 2016

Thank you for your review and very pleased to hear you found the wifi useful.

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Bright, airy cottage. Cottage is fitted with well appointed facilities all finished to a very high standard. Cottage features mature gardens at both the back and front with outdoor furniture for al fresco dining. Views from both the front and rear of the property are...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank awayagaindurham
Management response:Responded 10 September 2015

Thank you for such a great review!

Reviewed 4 July 2015

Lovely clean house with wood burning stove, very cosy and comfortable and well located with nice garden and great view. We had a great short holiday and would not hesitate to recommend.

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Madzia82
Management response:Responded 10 September 2015

That's great, I'm glad you found Ben View comfortable and you enjoyed your short break!

Reviewed 22 June 2015

First class accommodation and especially ideal for a family with a maximum of three children. Kitchen and living room were in immaculate condition. Everything that you could possibly need was provided from WiFi to a pair of binoculars. Views are stunning and within easy reach...More

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank pulpuzzy
Management response:Responded 10 September 2015

Thank you very much for your kind review!

Reviewed 15 June 2015

The cottage was stunning great views and a good place for touring around fort william and Oban just a short drive away..would recommend Ben View and would go back to stay

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Carol G
Management response:Responded 16 June 2015

Thank you for the review, it is much appreciated!

Reviewed 24 October 2017
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Date of stay: October 2017
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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