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Island of Shuna Cottages - The Boat House

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View from Shuna towards Degnish, Torsa and Seil
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10 reviews
View from Shuna towards Degnish, Torsa and Seil
The Boat House sits above a pier full of boats
View from Shuna towards Luing and Mull
Cormorants enjoy a rock
The Boat House, finished beautifully inside, was a labour of love by the island's owner
The Garden House
Strong kayakers can make it all around the island, spotting wildlife as they go
Numerous bays and inlets dot the eastern side of the island
View from behind the South End House to the ruins and beyond
A flotilla of boats greets new arrivals
View south to the Mull of Kintyre, Jura and Islay
The South End House sits in its own beautiful bay
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Escape the stresses of modern life and get back to nature on an island where time stands still. Imagine a holiday with no cars, no telephones, no roads, just an abundance of wildlife (red deer, fallow deer, roe deer, otters, seals, eagles) and the romance of life on a private island. A model for sustainability, Shuna, a working farm, has no ugly power lines. Solar panels and a small turbine harness the power of the sun and the wind for electricity. With a boat (provided) to visit neighbouring islands and explore Shuna's hidden coves you may even catch your own fish supper!

The cozy Boat House was built lovingly by the island's owner and is the most luxurious cottage on the island with a state-of-the-art kitchen, Aga and wood-burner.

Located at the North Pier, this property is at the hub of island life, with all the comforts of a...
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Listing #HL1342553
About the Owner
Andrew, Kathryn G
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We have stayed in the Forge on Shuna twice with our two dogs. This visit we also brought my parents and sister and her partner who stayed in Oakwood. Shuna is just the perfect place to get away. You book very far in advance as...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Pier House. There are other fancier houses on the island but Pier House has the views, is on the waterfront and has a great fire pit. It is relatively basic but the beds are comfy and it also has a wood burner for...More

Thank welshtroll74
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Spent a week on the Isle of Shuna in Oakwood Cottage, three of us and our wee dog. From start to finish the holiday was simply wonderful. Kathryn and Rob were great hosts.... welcoming, friendly and went out of their way to make us feel...More

Thank Tom C
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Ocean Views
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Sofas
    1 Full
    4 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We have five different cottages ranging from between 550 pounds in the low season to 1,200 in the high season. The Boat House, the plushest, and the South End House, the biggest, are the dearest at 1,090 and 1,200 in the summer peak.
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About the neighbourhood
Visit the bustling local town of Oban. Try the delicously fresh seafood or tour the whisky distillery. Take the kids or yourselves to the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary on nearby Loch Creran. Try some fly fishing on Loch Awe side. Argyll has so much to offer!
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 150.0 km
Railway: Oban: 12.0 km
Ferry: Oban: 12.0 km
Boat transfer is from the pier at Arduaine - on the road between Oban and Lochgilphead - at 5pm on the Saturday. The only way to get there is to drive and leave your car in the car park provided.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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