The cottages are 14 miles from Craignure at the head of Lochbuie. Ordnance Survey Sheet No. 49, grid reference 622 248 - Please see the map of Lochbuie for location.
GROUND FLOOR: 1 Bedroom with twin beds, Living Room, Kitchen, Bathroom with WC.
Mabel is a comfortable traditional stone built cottage, with a modern kitchen including an electric cooker, a fridge, freezer and microwave.
The cottage is heated throughout and there is a multi fuel stove in the sitting room which will heat the water but there is a back up of an immersion heater as well. The cottage is on mains electricity but has a private water supply.
Firewood is not provided but any FALLEN wood or drift wood may be collected and coal can be bought in Craignure. Electricity and linen are included in the rent.
The Cottage is open all year with short breaks available from 1st November to the end of February. The lets run from 3.00pm on day of arrival to 10.00 on day of departure.
Each bed has two pillows a continental quilt and blanket, sheets, pillowcases quilt cover and towels are provided. There is car parking space. The payphone number is 01680 814274. There is a double sofa bed and bedding.
Delicious home cooked food you can order in advance, please visit the Lochbuie Larder for details.
Terms - Weekly Rental
July - August: £400
March, April, May, June, September, October, Christmas and New Year: £385
November - February: £365
Short Breaks available from the 1st November to end of February.
The nearest shop, garage and petrol station are at Craignure.
The house will be clean and comfortable for you when you arrive and we would be grateful if you could leave it in the same way. This is most important.
Turn left off the ferry and approximately 7 miles from Craignure turn left to Lochbuie. After passing the sea loch and the fresh water loch, turn first left at the white gates and Lodge. Turn 1st left again and Mabel Cottage is the 2nd cottage on the left. It is an un-made up road from the gates.
The cottages have stunning sea views and there is a sandy beach nearby. There is an abundance of wild life round the cottages, including deer, Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles and otters.
We ask for a deposit of 50% at the time of booking. This will be returned if the booking cannot be accepted, otherwise it is non-refundable. We therefore strongly recommend Holiday Insurance.
The deposit must be received within 2 weeks of the enquiry, to avoid disappointment, and the full amount must be received 2 weeks before the start of the holiday. All bookings run from 3pm Saturday afternoon until 10.30am the Saturday of departure.
Both cottages are available for short breaks between 1st November to end of February - please ask.
It is adviseable to pre-book the car ferry from Oban to Craignure (or Lochaline to Fishnish) via Caledonian MacBrayne (Calmac)www.calmac.co.uk Tel. 08000 665000 Fax 01475 635235