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Melfort Harbour Cottages Three - Kilmelford, Nr Oban, Argyll, Scottish Highlands

Disabled friendly & wheelchair access
Melfort Harbour Cottages are located on Loch Melfort
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Melfort Harbour Holiday Cottages near Oban
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Fully equipped kitchen in 'Admiral Suite' Melfort Harbour Cottages - Private sauna available in each cottage
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Moorings available at Melfort Harbour Small beach at Melfort Harbour
  • Superb waterside location overlooking stunning Loch Melfort
  • Range of 1, 2, 3 bedroom Scandinavian style houses available
  • Ideal touring base for the Highlands & Islands
  • Wheelchair friendly in 5 cottages - STB Cat 2
  • Personal sauna and spa bath
  • Free WiFi
  • Superb hill walking, mountain biking & wildlife spotting
  • Free use of rowing boat with life jackets provided
  • Free Fishing from pier available
  • Free electricity & basket of logs
  • Ability to moor boats in Harbour
  • Kilmelfort Village is 1 1/2 miles away
  • Pet friendly - £20 per pet (max. 2)
  • Flexible start days - min. stay 2 nights
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Property Overview

One of the most beautiful locations by the sea in Scotland, where the Highlands rise majestically out of the sea providing a very scenic and stunning lochside location.

Just pull back your curtains in your holiday home the morning and enjoy the panoramic views across Loch Melfort to the islands beyond. The hardest decision you have is whether to go out on a boat and explore the islands, go sailing, canoeing, take a hike up the Melfort Hills, drive down the coast to delights further afield or just relax and soak up the views from your balcony overlooking the pretty pier and harbour.

At the end of your day you can return to your private sauna and spa bath in your holiday cottage before deciding what the evening holds in store for you. For those less able, five of the cottages are built on one level with easily accessible roll-in showers and facilities.

The Melfort Harbour Cottages offer the ideal location to get away from it all. The Scandanavian designed cottage come equipped with luxury in mind. Gourmet equipped kitchens, ensuite bathrooms to each bedroom, large flat screen TV’s, WiFi and iPod docking stations provide every home comfort you would wish. With short breaks available all year round it is an idyllic escape for romantic breaks, families with children of all ages and groups looking for adventure. With the option of one, two and three bedroom cottages we can offer the utmost in flexibility whatever your group size.

Wildlife is abundant, sea safari adventures are recommended, bike rides and long walks are recommended and of course fishing both at sea or fly fishing in the local lochs will provide tremendous fun and maybe even dinner! Famous for its warmth, hospitality, stunning coastline, dramatic scenery and easy access to the ‘Gateway to the Isles’ at Oban only 16 miles away your Scottish holiday is sure be an adventure you will never forget.

Property Facilities

Cottage Options

Typical cottage layout includes:

  • One, two & three bedroom cottages available
  • Well equipped harbour cottages with open plan living area including good quality leather suites
  • 5 cottages are suitable for 'wheelchair use' with ground floor living accommodation and adapted for mobility requirements - STB 2 Cat
  • Cosy underfloor heating with open fire in several cottages
  • FREE WiFi, Digital TV's, CD player & DVD
  • Kitchen facilities include cooker - electric hob, oven and extractor fan,
  • Microwave, Dishwasher, Fridge & Freezer
  • Selected cottages have a washing machine/tumble dryer
  • Most bedrooms have ensuite facilities (see specific cottage details)
  • Private balcony area with garden furniture
  • Selected cottages are furnished with a log fire - 1st basket of wood is provided FOC. Any additional baskets are £5
  • Sauna & Spa bath
  • Ironing Board & Iron, Hair Dryer, Vacuum Cleaner
  • Mooring for boats
  • All duvets, linen provided, beds all made up upon arrival
  • Pet friendly - £20 per pet per week (max. 2)
  • Cot/high chair - £10 per item
  • Parking available alongside each cottage
  • A starter / welcome pack supply of soap, toilet paper, kitchen roll, dishwasher powder, washing up liquid
Each holiday cottage is different in layout and varies in size to sleep 2-6 people. In most houses each bedroom has its own en-suite facility.

One Bedroom Options (Sleep 2):
  • Admiral Suite - single storey, upstairs - double ensuite - sunbed/sauna, spa bath
  • Commodore Suite - single storey, upstairs - king size double ensuite- sunbed/sauna, spa bath
  • Bridge Deck - single storey, upstairs - king size double ensuite - sauna, spa bath. Please note there is a £10 supplement per night for this cottage

Two Bedroom Options (sleeps up to 4):

  • The Mermaid - single storey, ground floor - 2 x ensuite bedrooms both with super king size bed or twin beds - sauna, spa bath
  • Crows Nest - single storey, upstairs - king size double, twin or king size, both ensuite
  • Anchorage - single storey, ground floor - double, twin or king size, both ensuite, wheelchair suitable
  • Dock Master - 2/3 bedrooms all ensuite, ground floor - 1 double, 1 twin, first floor - 1 twin, wheelchair suitable
  • Moorings - single storey, ground floor - king size double, twin or king double ensuite, wheelchair suitable
  • Pier West - 2 storey - ground floor - double ensuite, triple bunk bedroom (double/single), first floor - living area. Please note there is a £20 reduction per night for this cottage

Three Bedroom Options (sleeps up to 6):

  • Captains Quarters - 2 storey - double ensuite, twin ensuite, double
  • Dock Master - 2/3 bedrooms all ensuite, ground floor - 1 double, 1 twin, first floor - 1 twin, wheelchair suitable
  • Boat House East - 2 storey - 2 doubles, 1 twin all ensuite
  • Boat House West - 2 storey - 2 doubles, 1 twin all ensuite, wheelchair suitable
Local Area & Highlights

Local Facilities & Options

  • Closest Shop - In Oban there is a large Tesco's. In Kilmelfort (1 ½ miles away) there is a small village shop for local provisions
  • Closest Pub - In Kilmelfort there is a local hotel and public house called the Cuilfail Hotel or try The Lord of the Isles pub in Croabh Haven (15 minute drive)
  • Free fishing from the pier (mackerel from July to late August)
  • All other fishing is permit fishing - Kilmelford shop
  • Fishing lessons at Inverawe, rods provided
  • Free use of rowing boats - do bring your own sailing boat or windsurfer
  • Moorings available locally
  • Ardfern Cycle Hire - Road & Mountain bikes
  • Ardfern Riding Centre, Appaloosa horses
  • Luxury treatments available - Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Therapeutic massage
  • Lord of the Isles Restaurant
  • Ganavan Sands Beach - Oban
  • Tralee Beach, Benderloch
Options & Additional Information
  • £100 Deposit is required on booking, balance is due 8 weeks beforehand
  • Arrival from 4.00pm & 10.00am departure
  • All linen & towels are provided
  • Beds are made up ready for your arrival
  • Pet friendly - £20 per pet per week (max. 2)
  • Electricity is included
  • Reception available every day for advice
  • Deluxe Welcome Pack (champagne, flowers & box of chocolates) - £70
  • 1st basket of wood is provided FOC for the wood burning stove. Any additional baskets are £5
  • Cot/high chair - £10 per item
  • Short breaks available all year round - Flexible start dates
  • Free WiFi
  • Pay phone on site
  • Free use of rowing boats with life jackets
  • Bring your own kayak, windsurf, dinghy or diving equipment
  • Mooring & harbour berths available upon requests
  • Booking Terms: Click here to view full booking and hire conditions

For further information please contact Waterside Breaks on 01252 339020