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Yealand House

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Overview
3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
6 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Yealand House is a spacious house in a stunning hillside position. Guests will enjoy spectacular views over Crinan Harbour to the sound of Jura, Scarba and The Gulf of Corryvreckan. This beautifully designed split level detached family house, built in the 1980's, is close to Crinan Basin where the Crinan Canal joins the sea. The highlight is the large sitting room with its stunning views. The double height ceiling, minstrels' gallery and many windows fill the room with light while the cosy wood burning stove and comfortable seating make it a delightful room to gather in throughout the year. Sliding doors lead onto a deck balcony where guests can watch the glorious sunsets and the gentle movements of boats. The deck gives direct access to the pretty garden and a path and steps lead ...Yealand House is a spacious house in a stunning hillside position. Guests will enjoy spectacular views over Crinan Harbour to the sound of Jura, Scarba and The Gulf of Corryvreckan. This beautifully designed split level detached family house, built in the 1980's, is close to Crinan Basin where the Crinan Canal joins the sea. The highlight is the large sitting room with its stunning views. The double height ceiling, minstrels' gallery and many windows fill the room with light while the cosy wood burning stove and comfortable seating make it a delightful room to gather in throughout the year. Sliding doors lead onto a deck balcony where guests can watch the glorious sunsets and the gentle movements of boats. The deck gives direct access to the pretty garden and a path and steps lead down through woodland to the picturesque harbour where many yachts are moored. The friendly village of Crinan with its historic canal is just a short walk. Watch yachts sail in and out of the Atlantic, stroll along the shoreline or canal paths, enjoy freshly caught seafood or just relax and unwind in this beautiful location.Crinan Canal quayside offers facilities such as a coffee shop and art gallery and the Crinan Hotel, which is renowned for its bars and seafood restaurant. The canal towpath is perfect for walks and cycling and has a hide for bird watching across the nature reserve. The whole area boasts a number fascinating walks that allows visitors to explore the natural beauty of the area and the local wildlife such as otters, owls, beavers (close to the only beaver colony in the U.K.) and small red deer. The house is 16 minutes away from the town of Lochgilphead. The town has a variety shops, cafes and restaurants, hospital/doctors surgery, a swimming pool,golf course and sports center. There is also a bike shop to hire bikes. Boats can be chartered from the harbour and there are trips around the islands to see whales, golden eagles and porpoise. Guests can visit the island of Jura which can be seen from the house. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Richard L
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

Spacious clean house in amazing location. Worth a visit just to watch the sunsets over Jura out of the living room window.

Date of stay: August 2021
1  Thank 996lucyb
Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

We have had a wonderful stay at this lovely stunning house. It’s was beautifully clean and great facilities. We felt really at home and didn’t want to leave! My toddler and I enjoyed running round the decking the surrounds the whole of the outside of...More

Date of stay: July 2021
3  Thank kathrynsE4102QB
TrailBlazer490050, VR Owner at Yealand House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2021

Thank you so much Kathryn. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and our beautiful house. I will pass your comments to the rest of our team and look forward to welcoming you and your lovely family back next year!

Reviewed 9 July 2021 via mobile

This was booked for a girls retreat weekend away,but it was totally ruined by the unclean furniture which was cover with rugs to hid stains on the couches and chairs, chipped and cracked crockery. The toilet seat was broken and left ,not replaced,not satisfactory. One...More

Date of stay: June 2021
2  Thank moragb2018
TrailBlazer490050, VR Owner at Yealand House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2021

Thank you for you comments. We have dealt with your concerns at source and directly with you, however both myself and the agents you actually booked through (NOT TRIP ADVISOR) are in agreement that this is not at all a reliable review, hence why this...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Spacious comfortable home. Well equipped kitchen, loads of books, games and breathtaking views. House was clean and so homely. Darts and ping pong a huge bonus. Loved every minute, really didn't want to leave.

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank O2664RXjanec
Management response:Responded 23 August 2018

Thank you Jane Our aim is to make the house homely and full of character. Glad you had such a memorable holiday. We hope you can come again. Richard Owner

Reviewed 1 July 2018

We spent a wonderful week in June, 2018 at Yealand House. Very comfortable for our party of 5. Hidden down a driveway from several other houses, you’ll enjoy perfect quiet. The kitchen is well-equipped for preparing and consuming full meals (several food markets are located...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Theodore D
Management response:Responded 4 July 2018

Thank you Theodore for such an informative review. I think you have captured the essence of the house and why we think it important to keep it as a quiet and peaceful home for our guests to enjoy.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This has been as good as any holiday accommodation that we have stayed in. As well as the beautiful location and spectacular views and sunsets, this extremely well appointed property also provided table tennis and darts in a double garage - great for the family....More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank YogiLich
Management response:Responded 5 June 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review. Much appreciated. We try to keep the house as comfortable and as homely as possible. Richard Owner

Reviewed 26 March 2016

The house has the most amazing views and although a little cold when we arrived, it warmed up quickly, helped along by the lovely cake, tea, and milk that had been kindly left for us. It has 3 good sized rooms, with one of them...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank vickih401
Management response:Responded 26 March 2016

Thank you Vicki. Obviously at this time of year the weather is cold in Scotland and we had snow the week before you arrived so it is difficult to warm the place up when it has been empty. However I am glad you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

Just returned from a wonderful few days at Yealand house. Our only regret being that we had not booked for a longer stay. The house has a lovely warm family feel about it from the moment you step in. The pictures as nice as they...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank broondog
Management response:Responded 7 November 2015

Thank you very much for your comments. We aim to retain the family feel of the house and we are delighted that you share our enthusiasm for this very special place. We look forward to you coming again. Richard Liley Owner

Reviewed 9 July 2015

Views over the isles were fantastic and so close to the lovely town of Crinan (& canal) and Kilmartin Glen. House was spacious, attractive and well-appointed. Of course all this comes with a matching price tag.

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank duncan546
Management response:Responded 9 July 2015

Thank you for the review our prices are very reasonable for a house with these facilities.

Reviewed 12 October 2014

This was our second time and have just booked again for 2015! A fabulous property with space to spread and relax. Took our 25 yr old daughter this time and she enjoyed the sperate lounge where she could chill-away from parents! Location is outstanding with...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Howmor
Management response:Responded 13 October 2014

Thank you for the review . We still can't get enough of the view and we own the property! Lots of guests have commented on the separate lounge and how useful it is. We are glad you got to Tobermory and to see Mull which...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The area contains some of the most beautiful Highland scenery and the house is on the edge of the Knapdale forest which is a nature reserve and a place of both outstanding beauty and ancient history . The islands of Mull can be visited by taking the ferry from Oban which is one of the largest town on the west coast. There are ancient bronze age sites and standing stones at Kilmartin. The castle and jail at Inveraray and the wonderful Crarae Gardens at furnace near inveraray. DISTANCES: Lochgilphead (7 miles), Oban (37 Miles), Kilmartin (8 miles), Tarbert (16 miles), Inveraray (24 miles) and Campeltown (58 miles). Ferry to Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Tarbert (18 miles). Ferries for Mull, Iona and Staffa in Oban (37 miles). Ferry to Arran Skipness (26 miles). Ferries to Ghia, Colonsay and Oransay from Tayinloan (32 miles).
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yealand House

Yealand House is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Yealand House has 4 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Yealand House has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Yealand House must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.