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Dail Na Mara,

Oban, Argyll and Bute
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Fabulous seaside retreat sleeping four
  • Elevated ground-floor apartment with turreted dining area
  • Part of a century-old baronial mansion, packed with period features
  • King-size ‘orangery' bedroom with floor to ceiling windows
  • 1.5 miles southwest of Oban and under 1 mile from the Kerrera Ferry
  • Enjoy unrivalled sea views, scenery and wildlife including otters and seals
Property code: CA093

This majestic ground-floor apartment is set beside the spectacular Sound of Kerrera, just 1.5 miles southwest of Oban.

What could be better than waking in your own baronial apartment, far from the madding crowd on the ravishing west coast of Scotland. The name of this sublime old house means ‘Sea Meadow', and gazing out from your rooms, you and your family or friends will see why. Oban, the town dubbed ‘Gateway to the Isles', boasts a plethora of festivals and ceilidhs, attracting bagpipers, Highland dancers, musicians and singers from across the world. Daily boat trips visit the surrounding islands and offer excellent views of seals, dolphins and the occasional whale. Ferries from Oban link with Mull and other islands in the Inner Hebrides. You can tour the ten whisky distilleries of Islay and Jura, and find the secluded cottage where George Orwell wrote 1984. Discover the holy island of Iona, and the moody ruins of Gylen Castle on Kerrera.

This exquisite house epitomises the beauty and true romance of Scotland. Immerse yourself in the baronial majesty of the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with its high ceiling, decorative cornicing and burnished oak floor. Prepare sumptuous local seafood in the state-of-the-art kitchen, and savour unrivalled flavours in the spectacular, turreted dining room, surrounded by sunset views of Kerrera and Oban Bay. As darkness falls, gather with Islay malt around the glowing open fire; reminisce on Oban odysseys of wondrous wildlife and island delights, or plan your next amazing adventure. Jump into a steaming shower before heading to bed; the master king-size bedroom has a wonderful en-suite with walk-in shower, and the former orangery's king-size bedroom has access to a shower room and glorious tall windows for maximising the splendid views from your bed.

Outside is also simply breathtaking. Fling open the French doors to the small, private terraced garden and follow the steps down to the communal garden, shielded by a castellated sea wall. It's simply magnificent and a fine chance in to drink in the sheer raw beauty of Scotland.

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms - both king-size
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 en-suite with rain shower and WC, 1 shower room with rain shower and 1 separate WC
  • Electric single oven with grill, electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer
  • Open fire – fuel can be purchased locally
  • Central heating – all energy included
  • TV with Freesat
  • CD player & radio
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Small enclosed private garden with table and seating, guests are also able to enjoy the communal area
  • Private parking for 1 car plus 1 additional space
  • Regret no children under the age of 12 years old, due to the waterside location
  • Oban 1.5 miles (golf course, distillery, sports complex, boat trips/ferries to Mull and Inner Hebrides),  Kerrera ferry 1 mile

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Carol.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
4.6
Overall comfort
4.6
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Steven, 17th March 2020

Book this apartment! It is fabulous, the views are spectacular. With a really nice stroll in to Oban town. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Maeve, 28th December 2019

Lovely apartment with fantastic views out to sea, Oban and Kerrera. Main living room including kitchen is very spacious, the turret area with dining table was my favourite place to sit and watch the waves. The apartment is tastefully decorated with a comfortable bed and good shower. Only downside is that the boiler is located in the main bedroom anRead mored is quite noisy, but we used the other bedroom instead. Oban itself is a great base to explore the west coast and islands. Hide

Reviewed by Quentin, 19th October 2019

Fantastic location and fantastic views from a beautifully appointed and architecturally interesting flat.

Reviewed by Mrs Jones-johansson, July 2019

A beautiful flat, very well equipped and furnished. Lovely quiet situation and gorgeous views. An excellent base for exploring the area and a comfortable retreat for days when the weather isn't so good. There was a nice welcome from the owners and housekeeper.

Reviewed by Mrs Leveque, June 2019

Very good location, comfortable appartement with amazing views, a perfect retreat when the Scottish weather is at its worst. One little snag, nowhere to stock muddy boots after walks!

Reviewed by Mr Scrimgeour, May 2019

We had an excellent stay in this luxurious apartment. Our only suggestion for improvement is that the accommodation is designed for two couples there should be two sets of keys provided instead of one set.

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