General

  • Wood burner
  • WiFi
  • Off Street Parking
  • Pet Friendly

Springbank Cottage is an imposing Victorian house standing majestically over the picturesque village of Taynuilt, near Connel and Oban with views to Loch Etive.

Springbank Cottage is full of character and has a lovely private garden to enjoy views towards Loch Etive.

Inside, this beautiful cottage is decorated simply yet tastefully and sleeps up to 8 comfortably in two kingsize bedrooms and two twin bedrooms.

Taynuilt is a very popular holiday destination in one of the most picturesque parts of Scotland, with many holidaymakers returning year after year. With such stunning scenery, beautiful mountain ranges, breathtaking lochs and a huge abundance of wildlife it's not hard to see why!

Please note: families with children under the age of 6 are not permitted due to the danger of the slope in the garden.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Two kingsize double bedrooms.

Two twin bedrooms.

One luxury bathroom with roll-top bath.

Two further bathrooms.

Pets

Pets are accepted at this property at a cost of £5 per pet/per night.

Terms & Conditions

25% deposit is required on booking, balance is due 4 weeks beforehand.

Sorry, no smoking.

Sorry, celebratory parties including Hen or Stag breaks are not permitted.

Check in - 4.00pm & check out is 9.30am.

Weekly breaks: Sat - Sat

A £250 security deposit is required with each booking, payable with the balance.

Location Information

Springbank Cottage is located in Taynuilt at the foot of Ben Cruachan, in Argyll on the West Coast of Scotland.

The cottage is located in a prominent position with spectacular views of the glorious Loch Etive and surrounding countryside.

There are numerous attractions in the local area, including Cruachan Hollow Mountain, Inverawe Smokery, Inverawe Country Park, Kilchurn Castle, Oban and Calmac Ferries.

Springbank Cottage is situated in the popular village of Taynuilt, with renowned butchers shop, post office, general store, Robin's Nest Tearooms, a railway station and summer Highland Games.

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Optional Extras

  • Pets are accepted at this property at a cost of £5 per pet/per night.

Terms & Conditions


Reservation Terms and Conditions:-

Unless otherwise advised Cottages are available from 4:00pm on day of arrival until 9:30am on day of departure.
A reservation is only confirmed when deposit is received.
Bookings made online are provisional until confirmed by The Mossmans.
Four weeks prior to arrival, upon receipt of full balance, we will send you specific directions to your chosen property with a security code for the lock box, in which the front door key will be enclosed.

Booking:-

25% initial deposit is required on all bookings.
This is part of the full rental charge.
Full balance payment is due four weeks (28 days) prior to arrival.

Provisional Bookings:-

Telephone requests shall be held for 48 hours whilst we await your booking details and deposit payment.
In the case that the booking is made within 28 days of arrival full payment is due immediately.

Security Deposit:-

A security deposit of £250 per property is required with the balance.
This is held securely and released within 48 hours of departure assuming there are no damages or excess cleaning charges applicable.
This is confirmed on your initial booking form.

Deposit and Cancellation Insurance:-

In the event of cancellation, and insurance not taken out, the hirer will forfeit the deposit.
If we are unable to resell the property and if accommodation remains unoccupied, full fee is payable.
We will refund all resale monies to clients who cancel less any expenses or discounts given to secure a new booking.
As this is a legal contract it is advisable and recommended to insure against cancellation.
We strongly advise you to take out “booking protection” which is available when you make an online booking view link here and then when booking through our property management booking system.

Notice of Cancellation:-

Should be made immediately by telephone to The Mossmans and then confirmed in writing/email to info@west-coast-cottages.co.uk

Electricity:-

Is included in the rental of most of our properties.
Where it is chargeable, Tigh Beg Croft, and EPC is available on request and the units are charged by meter reading.
The meter is read on arrival and departure by client, calculated at individual property SSE Hydro Electric rates.
Average approximate charges May to Oct: £8-£15 / Oct to April: £15-£20 (this may vary due to your own usage requirements and weather conditions at that time).

Cottage Fuels:-

Properties with open fire/stove will be laid ready to use on arrival this is included in price, additional supplies of coal, logs, fire lighters and bioethanol are charged as used recorded on payment sheet in individual property.

Accommodation Damage & Misuse:-

We ask that the property is left in a clean and tidy condition and that should any items be accidentally broken or damaged that you undertake to inform us at the time & as required replace or repay.
We would expect the property you hire to be left in a clean & tidy manner "as you found it".
Should this not be the case or the property be damaged in any way by negligence and we have not been informed & agreed a settlement, then the cost of replacement or repair will be withheld from refundable security deposit taken at time of booking.
Please note we often have departures and arrivals taking place on the same day; in order to avoid anything less that a wonderful arrival experiece for subsequent guests, we ask that any damage be reported to us immediatley to allow us time to orchestrate repairs or replacements.

Card Payment Detail:-

We are fully PCI compliant and we hold no card or personal details.

Discounts:-

Senior Citizens, those of UK State Pension age, can claim a special discount of 10% on any one week.
All guests must be Senior Citizens and the discount is not available during peak periods.
A special discount of 10% is given on a second and subsequent weeks booked.
A 10% repeat client discount voucher is only available on any one week of holiday and not available during peak periods.
No discounts available on short break prices.
View on our web site or call for up to-date details of all other special offers available.
All discounts must be agreed at time of booking and not retrospectively.
NB only one discount offer can be taken at any one time, unless with prior agreement.

Pets:-

Pets are welcome in specific properties at a charge of £5 per night per pet, with a max of two dogs per property & only one dog in Tigh Grianach.
Dogs must be kept under strict control at all times and must not be left unattended in the property.
No pets allowed at Tigh Beg or Argyll Mansions.
Grannda Mhor is at the property owners discretion.
Please bring your own pet bedding and under no circumstances allow pets on furniture or access to bedrooms.
Dog mess must be cleared from outside areas immediately.
An excess cleaning charge may be applied if there is evidence of dogs.

Availability:-

Availability changes rapidly so to avoid disappointment please telephone or email to secure your preferred date & property.
The booking is made in good faith in the belief that the Property will be placed at your disposal for the dates stated.
If for any reason this is not possible through circumstances not under the control of the Proprietor (e.g. fire, theft or damage) we cannot guarantee to provide an alternative.
In such an event the deposit will be refunded in full and as such you will have no claim against the Proprietor or Agent.
The Proprietors reserve the right to alter or amend the facilities or amenities available without prior notice.

Access:-

The Hirer shall allow the Lender entry to the properties for all reasonable purposes.
In order to maintain the high standard of our properties our gardeners/maintenance staff may visit the property- they will never ask for access, unless agreed and they will respect your privacy at all times.
Four weeks prior to arrival, upon receipt of full balance payment we will send you specific instructions to your chosen property along with a security code for the lock box containing the front door key.
During multi-week stays, our housekeepers will change your towels and bed linen half way thorough your stay.
Unless you advise us otherwise they will attend the property on the usual changeover day for that particular property.

Minors:-

Bookings for those 16 years and under who are not accompanied by adults cannot be accepted.
Springbank property is not suitable for children under the age of six years old.

Fires:-

No fires are to be lit on any part of the grounds or surrounding land.

Caravans:-

No caravans may be parked on the grounds.

Occupancy:-

The number of people occupying the hired cottage must not exceed the numbers stated on booking form without prior agreement.

Use of Accommodation:-

The property let is to be used for the purposes of a holiday let to which paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 applies. The booking agreement confers a right to occupy the accommodation for the agreed period only.
The hire property shall be used solely for holiday purposes and the Hirer shall not sub-let the properties or any equipment hired to the Hirer.

Hirer's Property:-

No liability is accepted by the proprietor or agent of the cottage for loss or damage to hired or passengers property, baggage, motor car etc. however caused nor for any accident or mishap to persons whilst on the premises.
The owner reserves the right to refuse admission of persons or pets, who in the opinion of the owner is not suitable to take charge or may cause a disturbance or nuisance which may upset the peace and tranquillity of other holiday makers.
In the event of termination of a let for these reasons a refund of any unexpired portion of rent will be made.

Pricing:-

We reserve the right to alter/amend prices without notice on both our website and printed literature and these may change and differ from time to time.

Property Features

  • Spacious 4 bedroom Victorian holiday house.
  • The house is set in beautiful mature gardens. (Attended every Thursday at 10 am, weather depending)
  • Barbecue set, supplied for barbecues on the lawn.
  • Highland cattle graze in surrounding fields and occasionally a red stag suns himself on the front terrace.
  • Charming Glen Nant nature reserve is about a mile away.
  • Two sitting rooms with views across Taynuilt to Loch Etive - one with with an open fire and the other with recently installed log burning stove
  • Flat screen TV with free sat channels.
  • Dining room with seating for 8.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with electric range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher.
  • Kitchens are fully stocked with all of the equipment & utensils.
  • Utility room with another fridge & a washing machine.
  • Two kingsize double bedrooms.
  • Two twin bedrooms.
  • Two bathrooms with shower, W.C and wash basin.
  • Luxury bathroom with roll-top bath.
  • Oil-fired central heating.
  • Allocated parking for 3 cars.
  • Bed linen & towels provided.
  • Beds are made up for your arrival.
  • All heating & electricity included.
  • WIFI available.
  • Please note: families with children under the age of 6 are not permitted due to the danger of the slope in the garden.

Local Fishing Information

Loch Fishing

Important Information

  • Loch Melfort has an enviable reputation for wild brown trout fishing on the hill lochs.
  • Sea fishing is also available offering a great variety of species.
  • Loch Awe is widely regarded as the Scotland's premier 'wild' fishing loch and renowned for its trout fishing.
  • The variety of fish at Loch Awe include: brown trout, rainbow trout, char, perch and pike.
  • At approximately 25 miles long it is one of the largest Scottish freshwater lochs and offers some of the best fishing in Scotland.
  • The fishing season runs from the 15th March to 6th October.
  • Fishing permits available from local fish & tackle shops.

Local Attractions

Castle Stalker

Local Shops - The village of Taynuilt has a butchers shop, post office, general store.

Arduaine Gardens - A tranquil and peaceful coastal garden looked after by the National Trust.

Loch Etive - Cruises and boat hire.

Loch Awe - Scotland's longest loch at 41km, renowned for its trout fishing. The loch has many islands, 5 castle ruins, cranogs and bays.

Ben Cruachan - Challenging waks up a 1124m mountain - the highest point in Argyll and Bute.

Local Hiking - Tall Trees Trail, Barnaline Oakwoods and Avich Falls, Inverinan Trail, Loch Awe.

St Conans Kirk - Beautiful church on the banks of Loch Awe.

The Hollow Mountain - Lying deep within Ben Cruachan is one of the country’s most amazing engineering achievements - a power station buried one kilometre below the ground.

Inverawe Country Park - Set at the foot of Ben Cruachan, surrounded by beech and oak woods with spectacular views over the River Awe into Glen Lonan.

Kilchurn Castle - At the north eastern corner of Loch Awe lies Kilchurn Castle, built in the 15th century by Sir Colin Campbell, probably the most photographed castle in Scotland.

Oban - Known as the 'Gateway to the Isles', a popular coastal and historic town, 13 miles away.

Oban Distillery - Situated in the heart of the town, a popular whisky distillery that offers tours.

Inveraray Jail - 19th-century jail with interactive exhibits & live actors.

Glencoe - Spectacular glen just east of Ballachulis

Horse Riding - Available at Dalchenna Farm Ardfern.

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