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Fearnach Bay House

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The perfect place for a family holiday by the sea. Also ideally suited for couples who like a bit of space to move around (10% discount offered for low occupancy bookings). Rental prices vary throughout the year. Quotes on TripAdvisor are 'from' prices and don't always reflect the true rental prices. Please make an enquiry to check the rental price for your selected dates. Fearnach Bay House is situated in a stunning position in a secluded corner of our 250 acre private estate on Loch Melfort on the West Coast of Scotland. With only a 30 minute drive from Oban, it is a great base from which to explore Argyll and the islands of the Inner Hebrides. The house has been built to a high standard and offers everything you could wish for in the way of peace and relaxation. The comfortable open ...The perfect place for a family holiday by the sea. Also ideally suited for couples who like a bit of space to move around (10% discount offered for low occupancy bookings). Rental prices vary throughout the year. Quotes on TripAdvisor are 'from' prices and don't always reflect the true rental prices. Please make an enquiry to check the rental price for your selected dates. Fearnach Bay House is situated in a stunning position in a secluded corner of our 250 acre private estate on Loch Melfort on the West Coast of Scotland. With only a 30 minute drive from Oban, it is a great base from which to explore Argyll and the islands of the Inner Hebrides. The house has been built to a high standard and offers everything you could wish for in the way of peace and relaxation. The comfortable open plan ground floor living space is suitable for wheelchair users and has underfloor heating throughout as well as a log burner. Discover some of Scotland's wonderful wildlife without leaving the window seat in the living room. Visitors to our garden include woodpeckers, oyster catchers and red squirrels whilst out on the loch there are grey seals and regular sightings of a family of otters. Binoculars are provided together with comprehensive books on bird watching and nature activities.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No stag or hen parties allowed
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Rory G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 1 August 2020

It truly is the best house in the best location in Argyll, and we have just had another fun filled, fantastic and relaxing family holiday in this beautiful house and place. And, there are so many beautiful and interesting places to see in Argyll, that...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Sightsee434899
Reviewed 2 January 2020

Our 5th Christmas at Fearnach bay house, it is such a beautiful home where we feel very relaxed and comfortable! We were lucky enough this year to watch an otter literally in the shoreline in front of the house, it was fishing and bringing the...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Jacquie P
Reviewed 26 February 2019

We stayed at Fearnach Bay House for the forth time already. Being big Scotland fans for more than 25 years and big admirers of the Argyll area, we tried to spot the most lovely and luxurious places all over Scotland. Some years ago, we finally...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Chavannes
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Stunning location, beautifully presented and comfortable. Fearnach Bay is really well equipped and the owners are very helpful and friendly.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank nigelwestwell
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is our second stay at Fearnach Bay House, and it did not disappoint second time around. It is beautifully kept by the owners, and is spacious, warm and extremely comfortable. The kitchen is beautifully equipped and there is plenty of room to dry wet...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank LMGrant
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We all loved this house and place and everyone wanted to return to it again, so at the end of our holiday we immediately booked it again for next year. It really does have it all.This ideal and well equipped lovely family house is clean,...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Camper679333
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Can't rate Fearnach Bay House highly enough. We booked this holiday 12 months in advance and counted down every day. We weren't disappointed. Every expectation was met and exceeded. We lazed, we ate, we walked, we talked, we spotted birds, we went rowing, we watched...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Karen T
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Fantastic property in a superb location. The house was warm, very clean and fully stocked with everything you could need - the little rowing boat on the Loch was a nice additional touch. Given the time of year, we were 'lucky' enough to eat lunch...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Buittle7
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Fearnach Bay House far exceeded our expectations, though previous reviews were all glowing. It is a lovely, tasteful, comfortable house with all the amenities that could be wished for. When it rained, reading in the sitting area with a fire burning in the fireplace, looking...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank madlew
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our stay at Fearnach Bay House far exceeded expectations. The property is beautiful, well-appointed, extremely comfortable and accessible for wheelchair users. The ground floor bedroom and wet room are ideal for disabled guests. Rory and Jennie go far beyond the call of duty and are...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
There is a small rowing boat (March - October) which can be launched from the slipway directly in front of the house ensuring the occupants of Fearnach Bay House a swift and easy departure to catch their next meal from the loch. Lifejackets, fishing rods and tackle are all supplied at no extra charge.In addition to inland sea fishing there is also complementary trout fishing the estate loch and fishing on a further 12 lochs in the vicinity is available on purchase of a permit obtainable at the local Post Office.<The world renowned championship course at Machrihanish is about 1 ½ hrs spectacular drive south to the Mull of Kintyre and there are 2 courses closer to home: the challenging 18 hole course at Oban and the 9 hole course on Seil Isla
Getting around
Once you are here, a car is essential for travelling around the area to see the sights. Castles, islands, whisky distilleries, beaches archaeological monuments, museums and mountains are all within easy reach from Fearnach Bay House. There are regular ferry services to the islands from Oban and there are timetables available on the Calmac Ferries website. Details of smaller boat departures for seal, whale and basking shark watching excursions can be found in our information folder in the house.
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