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25 reviews
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View of Loch Mefort from the house
Breakfast on the terrace
Fearnach Bay House in June
This bedroom has luxury en suite bathroom
Fabulous views from the window seat in the living room
A place to relax
The entrance hall with master bedroom beyond
A popular viewing area
The dining area will seat up to 8 with comfortable leather chairs
Fearnach Bay House from the loch
A familiar sight from the house
The master bedroom
Superior quality beds and bed linen
En suite luxury bathroom
All bedrooms have sea views
A quiet corner
The kitchen has all mod cons
Winter sunset on Loch Melfort
Fearnach Bay House perfect at any time of the year
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
“I came away feeling completely refreshed!”
Reviewed 26 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Stunning location - Dramatic hills, the peaceful loch and a view that changes dramatically throughout the day as the weather changes. Much time was spent walking and fishing!

Amazing house - Kitchen/living area is a fantastic space for socialising as a group or just chilling out. And the speaker system runs throughout the house!

A wonderful place to relax, my week at Fearnach Bay House was very comfortable and very happy!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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budhen
Cheshire
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53 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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“Exceptional House and Area for a Holiday”
Reviewed 8 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Yes it may be expensive, but it's worth it. Take 4-7 people for a truly memorable holiday, perhaps for an anniversary.

This large house has a super view of Loch Melfort. It's brand new. It's fitted with constant under-floor heating pumped in from outside. It is decorated in gentle colours which blend in with the surroundings. Rory is a fine painter of the local land- and seascape. Pictures by him and others enhance the spacious lounge/dining room. All design and workmanship is first-rate. Sky TV, Radio and CD/DVD player are available and the sound can be piped to any room.

A fully-equipped, top specification kitchen will support your cooking or Jennie's own home cooking is excellent. Spacious bedrooms (with under-floor heating) are well furnished and have superb views.

Comprehensive, up-to-date guides are provided to restaurants, walks etc. In bad weather there are plenty of books, CDs, DVDs and indoor games. Outdoors there is a rowing boat and fishing rods. There are lots of walking and cycling routes and plenty of wildlife in the unspoilt countryside accessible from the house.

The main problem is tearing yourself away at the end. You may feel that you need to come back soon!

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Liked best: Location, ambiance
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DublinMom...
Dublin
1 review
“Oh bring me back to Melfort.....”
Reviewed 12 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

Unbelieveable stay. The grounds are stunning. The attention to detail is constantly surprising. The peace abounds. Glorious surroundings and luxurious facilities.
Blue Jays, woodpeckers, red squirrels and buzzards keeping us company. I can't wait to go back. I've left my heart in Melfort! Thank you Rory and Jenny and we wish you every success!

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Liked best: The entire package - from start to finish you felt very special and at home
Liked least: Nothing applies here. Every box was ticked!
Travelling group: Extended Family
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m a
scotland
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104 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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“Could have stayed all year:)”
Reviewed 15 February 2013 for a stay in February 2013
5
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This is the second visit we have made to this beautiful house. We last stayed in oct 12....and have rebooked for Xmas this year. That I would say says it all!
The house like the couple who own it are fantastic. Nothing is ever a problem and they are on hand if you have any questions.
The house is excellent for young children, there is a beach for collecting shells/playing etc...at the bottom of the drive, lots of super walks and the wildlife is fascinating. Having travellled all over the world and stayed in some amazing hotels, I could honestly say Fearnach bay house and it's surroundings is my favourite place to holiday with our family. We were sad to leave.

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Liked best: The views from the house over the loch
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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m a
scotland
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104 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous”
Reviewed 11 November 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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people found this review helpful

We absolutely loved our time at the house, so much so we have booked to return next year.
It is spotlessly clean with everything you need to have a wonderful stay.
The owners are very welcoming and extremely approachable.
The views like the house are stunning.
10/10!
The best holiday rental we have ever stayed in.

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Liked best: The house is stunning and in a fantastic location.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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LucindaGr...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Two weeks in a fabulous house overlooking Loch Melfort”
Reviewed 8 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

Fearnach Bay House had absolutely no downsides, it was immaculately clean and organised when we arrived, and became what felt like our second home. It is spacious with a lovely large dining room/sitting room, which has spectacular views of Loch Melfort and the boats moored there. The owners, Rory and Jenny, have decorated it beautifully and it was wonderful to have a reliable dishwasher, washing machine, washing line and everything else one needs to make a Scottish holiday easy. Each time we returned from various boat trips, walks, swims, sightseeing etc the house felt warm and cosy, and as we opened the door it really did feel as if we were returning 'home'. We would highly recommend the house, and hope one day we will return for another holiday there.

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Liked best: The position
Liked least: Having to return to London
Travelling group: Large Group
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seatsforl...
UK
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Stunning house in beautiful location”
Reviewed 16 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

I stayed here with my husband, daughter and two young granddaughters. This is the house of my dreams! It was absolutely perfect in every way and spotlessly clean (and I am very fussy!) The view is stunning and the location perfect.

The owners came to stay hello at the start and end of the holiday, and were available to speak with at any time if there were problems.

Even the weather was great. It was raining all week at home, and we had dry weather!

Oh, and we all agreed, the beds were the most comfortable we had ever slept in.

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Liked best: Everything, it was perfect
Liked least: n/a. Everything was perfect
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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