The picturesque and tranquil island of Easedale is situated just a ferry's ride away from Oban, on Scotland's West Coast. The car-free island is unique and offers a break from the stresses of everyday life with stunning views on a clear day, or a peaceful retreat if the weather is not so fair.
Renovated to give a more modern, minimalist appeal with crafty features it still retains its picture postcard image of a fisherman's cottage, having a comfortable cosy environment with a log burning stove if need be for those chillier evenings.
A delightfully traditional stone building which is a quaint retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. This charming cottage encapsulates history and character within it's walls - a brilliant place to relax and really be at peace with your surroundings. Relax on the private decking in the sun overlooking the stunning views or take a stroll around the shoreline of this beautiful Island at dusk.
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The property has the added luxury of under-floor heating in the spacious bathroom, perfect for those days when the temperature makes it difficult to get out of bed.
Sit back and unwind in the comfortable living space that has a wood burner to create a relaxing environment against the elements outside.
In the summer, take advantage of the cottage's south-facing garden that can be accessed through the kitchen patio doors, and offers across the Firth of Lorn.
About the location (Argyll, Easdale)
Situated on the former slate mining island of Easdale, 15 miles south of the town of Oban in Argyll, the island has around 60 permanent inhabitants and has a fantastic sense of community; a warm welcome awaits any visitor.
Easdale is a peaceful and car free island, allowing the visitor unrestricted enjoyment of the natural environment. There is a network of footpaths and it typically takes around 25 minutes to walk the entire island, which includes climbing the 125-ft hill that offers panoramic views of surrounding islands.
The island's local pub is open all year round and serves a selection of locally brewed ales. The attached tearoom/restaurant is open during the summer months and serves award winning, locally caught seafood.
Access to Easdale Island is via a three-minute passenger ferry crossing from the village of Ellenabeich on the Isle of Seil. Oban; the gateway to the other Hebridean islands, is less than 30-minutes drive via the famous 'Bridge over the Atlantic' that connects the Isle of Seil to the rest of Scotland. A number of supermarkets and other general tourist facilities are available here.
The Easdale Island Community Hall stages regular entertainment throughout the year with nationally and internationally acclaimed acts performing to a full auditorium.
Seafari Adventures offer a number of high speed boat excursions departing from Ellenabeich, including trips to the world's second largest whirlpool at Corryvreckan with the opportunity to spot some of the local wildlife, which includes; whales, dolphins, basking sharks, white tailed eagles, deer, goats, seals and their pups.
Please note that an total initial instalment of 35% is required to confirm your booking, 10% initially via credit or debit card to edlets.com & a further 25% directly to the property host.
The remaining balance of 65% is due 8 weeks prior to arrival (or immediately if within this period) and is also payable directly to the property host.
Payment to the property host can be made via bank transfer, credit or debit card. Please note that credit cards payments will incur a 3% surcharge.
A refundable security deposit may also be requested.
Cancellation 8 weeks or more prior to arrival - 35% of total booking is retained; Less than 8 weeks prior to arrival - full payment is retained. All cancellations must be made in writing and acknowledged by the property host.
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