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Nothing between you & the water
Fishing Deck
West Coast sunsets
Watch the wild life from your easy chair
Patio doors out onto the deck
Comfy leather suite
Fully equipped dining kitchen
New addition; fishing deck right at the water's edge
The resident otter having her breakfast just off the new deck
Perfect for a sundowner!
Super King size bedroom
Twin room can be made up as another king size
Sea View Shower
Entrance Porch with lots of storage
The Falls of Lora in full flow
Ample off street parking available
Another stunning sunset
Surroundings
Watch the canoeists come & play in the Falls
Best views of the Falls
Set amongst amazing scenery
Magnificent Loch Etive
Oban Bay
Colourful Tobermory on the Isle of Mull
Stunning Glencoe is just a 30 minute drive away
Meet the locals
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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Nick d
Krommenie, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent”
Reviewed July 18, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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We have stayed for one week (May 31 - June 7 2014) in this excellent holiday property.
What a lovely place to be!
A beautiful and very clean house, everything is there, good beds, excellent view, good location.
The owners know how to make their guests feel at home.
Upon returning home after the holidays I have been troubled by two weeks pining for this House.
In short, this is a real must if you are looking for a good holiday home.
All you are looking for a holiday home in the region; stop looking but direct booking I would say.
Many many thanks, Gabriella and George, for our wonderful stay.
Salute to Murphy and Pip.

Linda en Nick de Grijs, Nedrland

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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jordane_b...
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Absolutely amazing!!”
Reviewed July 11, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Could not believe that guests left the day we arrived, absolutely spotless! The necessities were supplied and nothing seemed too much trouble to Gabriella and George. Beautiful little place, perfect balcony/patio to sit out on a look at the river, watching seals swim past. Not too far from Oban or Fort William. Thank you for a perfect little break! Jordane, Struan, Erin and Carl :) we had a wonderful break, just what we needed after the stress of uni and exams and work! We would definitely look into coming back!

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debsnbob
wallsend
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed November 22, 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Coming to the end of a fabulous stay at Cnocaruan . The cottage is superb, warm, stylish and spotlessly clean. We have stayed in many cottages and B&B's over the years but this one comes out at the top. Lovely kitchen with everything you could possibly need, coffee, tea, sugar, milk, biscuits, spices, oil and vinegar, wine and chocolates are all waiting for you on arrival. Upstairs the owners have provided shower gel and bath foam as well as hand wash. The beds are so comfortable and huge with lovely duvets and pillows so you are snug during the chilly weather we had. Towels are provided so you really don't need to bring your own. Downstairs in the sitting room there are two lovely sofas, a huge television, dvd player and music station with loads of dvd's, cd's, books and games to keep everyone entertained. But let's be honest the real wow factor of this cottage is the view! Right on the waters edge, watching the water rush back and forth over the falls of lora was amazing. Great wildlife to spot too, though we never saw the otter (just means we'll have to come back!) we did spot seals and lots and lots of different birds. There is even a pair of binoculars and a telescope provided. This is the most wonderful place to stay, within walking distance of a couple of nice pubs/restaurants and is in a great area of the country with loads to do. Huge thanks to Gabriella and George for a wonderful stay, we would recommend Cnoccaruan to anyone who wants somewhere to stay that is just that extra bit special.

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Liked best: The view from the cottage and the huge, comfortable beds
Liked least: Nothing! Everything was perfect
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Benita F
Ravenglass, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Wow - a fabulous place to stay!”
Reviewed October 21, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

This is a beautiful cottage in an outstanding location. The owners, Gabriella and George, were extremely friendly and welcoming. We got the impression that nothing was too much trouble for them and they could not have been more helpful.
The cottage is immaculate and very comfortable. It has every creature comfort you could wish for and is a true home from home. You could not fail to be impressed by the sheer magnificence of the Falls of Lora which were framed by the cottage windows. There is much attention to detail lavished by the owners and it is clearly a place that they cherish.
We felt privileged to share their home if only for a week - any other guests would feel similarly privileged I'm sure. Many many thanks to Gabriella and George.

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Liked best: The view from the cottage and the wonderful owners.
Liked least: Having to leave at the end of the week!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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862938
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A lovely cottage in a wonderful setting”
Reviewed September 15, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We have just returned from a week's stay at this lovely property which exceeded our already high expectations having read previous reviews. The location is spectacular, the cottage is furnished to a very high standard and immaculately clean. The owners are welcoming yet unobtrusive and this really did feel like a home from home. We would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone!

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Lille
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“GREAT”
Reviewed August 12, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

great location, very conveniently located a few km north of Oban, with a wonderful view over the Loch and the nearby Connel bridge, terrace just over the Falls of Lora. Large bedrooms, very nice sitting rooms and kitchen. Lots of useful things are included (salt, pepper, olive oil,...), dvd player, laptop with WiFi, walking maps... To find one (slightly) negative comment, let's mention that the bathroom is smaller and somewhat less comfortable that the other rooms.

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Traveling group: Teenagers
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rabbie48
Ayr, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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“Everything you could possibly wish for for a relaxing holiday.”
Reviewed August 12, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

This holiday property in the small village of Connel in Oban was outstanding. The views of the Falls of Lora and the Connel Bridge were to die for.

The accommodation was first class and all the extras (wine, chocolates, balsamic.toiletries etc) made the holiday extra special.

George and Gabriella were wonderful hosts and provided lots of great hints and tips regarding the local area. They even provided an 'otter'! We were fortunate enough to actually see it feeding and cavorting in the water below us on the second night of our stay.

Just like the otter,we took every opportunity to enjoy the fabulously fresh seafood on offer in the area. We can highly recommend the Waterfront restaurant on Kerrera. Having lobster,mussels and scallops al fresco at the harbour in Oban also not to be missed.
The local pub and restaurant 'Glue Pot' and 'Oyster Inn' are well worth a visit.

The house was a home from home and lovely to come back to after a long day holiday making.

Looking forward to our return!!

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Liked least: There wasn't anything we didn't like.
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