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Tigh Ban Lek - rural holiday cottage

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44 reviews
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Balcony view
Living area
Twin or King bedroom
Master bedroom
Balcony visitor
Nuts in the garden
Summer basket
Games cupboard
Arrival pack
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2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Craobh Haven, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Tigh Ban Lek is an imaginatively conceived and individually designed purpose-built house in distinctive Swiss Chalet style, having been built from stone and substantial natural timbers.

The design award winning house was built in the late 1990s and has been carefully incorporated into the hillside and oriented entirely to maximise on the island views and seascapes extending over 30 miles to the south and west. This is an extremely comfortable, spacious and sophisticated holiday home.

Accommodation is laid out over two floors: an entrance vestibule leads to the reception hall and onto ground floor accommodation of two bedrooms. The ground floor also has an under stairs storage cupboard and WC/utility room. The master bedroom features an ensuite bathroom with double shower heads over the bath utilising power showers. The second bedroom f...
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About the Owner, Gillian & Neil M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 44 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We do not live close to the cottage so all communication is via email and phone. We have local support in case of any problems.
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Listing #HL268121
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Excellent - based on 44 reviews
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in April 2018

My friend Mary booked this amazing house for a weekend away and catch up. Truly stunning accomodation and 5* luxury. Beds are so comfy and both bedrooms have en-suites which is fabby. Views are breathtaking view out of the window over the loch and marina. Visits from the birds and a we saw two red squirrels which was a wonderful...

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Delighted you enjoyed your weekend at Tigh Ban Lek. Hopefully we can welcome you back sometime.


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Reviewed 21 March 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Management response:

Thank you so much for your review and for your visit to our cottage. Great there are enough activities for you to keep returning and enjoying the area.


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Ayr, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

This is a wonderfully situated, extremely comfortable house in which to spend a holiday. Well equipped with everything you need provided. Fantastic scenery and bird life and we could spend all day just looking out of the lounge windows on an ever changing landscape. Loved it.

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Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No smoking on balcony
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    2 Kings
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 200
GBP 765
1 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
3 nights
GBP 125
GBP 160
GBP 620
1 Jun 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
3 nights
GBP 170
GBP 175
GBP 715
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
7 nights
GBP 200
GBP 765
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our two person discount gives parties of two individuals a 5% discount in our cottage during off peak periods. This is subject to availability and applies to bookings with a minimum 7 night stay between 1st October and 31st May (excluding October & February half terms, Christmas, New Year, Easter and May Bank holidays)
There is also a 5% discount on multiple week bookings available year round.
Preferred payment method is bank transfer although cheque and credit & debit card via paypal is also accepted.
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About the neighbourhood
Craobh Haven 2 miles, Ardfern 4 miles, Kilmelford 4 miles
Lochgilphead 18 miles, Oban 19 miles
Glasgow Airport - 97 miles
Oban station - 19 miles
Loch Melfort Hotel - 0.5 miles, pub in Craobh Haven - 2 miles
Golf courses: 18 hole at Oban, 9 hole at Lochgilphead
Farsain Loch Cruises (Craobh Haven) - 2 miles
Horse Riding (Lunga)- 2.5 miles
Ardfern Cycle Hire (Ardfern) - 4 miles
Craignish Cruises (Ardfern) - 4 miles
Swimming pool in Oban
Diving available year round through the Puffin Centre in Oban
Oban - ferries to the Isles
Getting around
Tigh Ban Lek requires a car to visit, there are no regular public transport links to the cottage.
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: oban: 28.0 km
Ferry: Oban: 28.0 km
Tigh Ban Lek is located just off the A816 road halfway between Oban and Lochgilphead on the west coast of Scotland. The cottage is approximately 200m up a private road and is signposted on the fence at the road end. The sign of Traighuaine; for the area is the most visible from the road.
From the South
Take the M8 through Glasgow and leave at Junction 30 to cross the Erskine Bridge and join the A82 North to Tarbet (40miles). At Tarbet take the A83 to Lochgiplhead (48 miles). At Lochgilphead take the A816 North for 17.5 miles. You will pass Craobh Haven road end on your left at 16.5 Miles, Tigh Ban Lek road end is a further 1 mile beyond this (second turning on the right) on the A816 and is sign posted on the fence at the road end on your right. The sign of Traighuaine for...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 28.0 km.
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