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Bracken Cottage, Kilmore, Scotland west coast

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Bracken Cottage
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Comfortable modern cottage in traditional style. Secluded woodland setting with resident red squirrels and frequent visits from pine martens, barn owls, buzzards, woodpeckers and roe deer. Only three miles from Oban – ‘Gateway to the Isles’ – and departure point of ferries to Mull, Iona and the Hebrides. Sleeps four in two en-suite rooms. VisitScotland 4-star. Dogs welcome....Comfortable modern cottage in traditional style. Secluded woodland setting with resident red squirrels and frequent visits from pine martens, barn owls, buzzards, woodpeckers and roe deer. Only three miles from Oban – ‘Gateway to the Isles’ – and departure point of ferries to Mull, Iona and the Hebrides. Sleeps four in two en-suite rooms. VisitScotland 4-star. Dogs welcome.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Susana G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

Beautiful cottage set in a woodland garden.The squeaky floors and 'main' road mentioned in previous reviews are insignificant compared to the setting of this cottage. Clean, well equipped and a setting to die for. Take no notice of any negative reviews, if you want to...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Phil O
Climber399067, VR Owner at Bracken Cottage, Kilmore, Scotland west coast, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Thank you! So pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at the cottage.

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Reviewed September 11, 2018

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Date of stay: September 2018
Climber399067, VR Owner at Bracken Cottage, Kilmore, Scotland west coast, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

A lovely clean cottage where we stayed for 1 week with 2 children. Dogs are welcome but we didn't have one. With a week of rain we spent more time in the cottage than we would have liked but it was a relaxing and enjoyable...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Aimi S
Climber399067, VR Owner at Bracken Cottage, Kilmore, Scotland west coast, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your stay, and sorry the weather was so unkind!

Reviewed July 29, 2018

The cottage is advertised as being secluded but I have never stayed anywhere so noisy. Main road, unbelievably squeaky floors and central heating noise even though it was summer. Do not stay here if you want a peaceful holiday. Fridge door falling off. Tap dripping....More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Climber399067, VR Owner at Bracken Cottage, Kilmore, Scotland west coast, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Sorry to hear you had such a dismal holiday - doubtless the first rain in six weeks didn't help. Dripping tap was sorted next day. New fridge has been ordered but still awaited. Floors still squeak. Main road still runs past the back of the...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place.Very homely and well appointed.cottage is very comfortable and well maintained.Its near the road but one hardly gets disturbed.We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and looking forward for an opportunity to return.

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Nisha S
Management response:Responded June 4, 2018

Thank you Nisha - delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay!

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Had a lovely short break at Bracken Cottage. Tranquil location, first class accommodation had elderly mum and dog ,perfect layout,and lovely hosts,nothing too much trouble and a biscuit for the dog. Home from home and hope to return again.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed October 14, 2017

A lovely week spent at Bracken Cottage, which is in an ideal location with stunning scenery close by, beautiful bays and islands to explore. The cottage was fabulous with birds and a red squirrel visiting. Thanks Susanna you are a lovely lady and hope all...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Sheila I
Reviewed September 19, 2017

excellent place, lovely cottage. Plenty of space. Would suit 2 couples (with 2 bathrooms - one en-suite - inc. showers) or a family. Dog friendly- fully enclosed garden. Well furnished with cosy furniture and well-equipped kitchen.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank CBell15
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to stay in the city at first but I am glad we didn't or else we would have missed out on this hidden gem. Perfect location from the busy parts of the town of Oban. Very clean and cozy (especially on days when...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Bracken Cottage. Very comfortable and equipped with everything a family of four could need, it was always great to "get home" after a day trip. The wonderful garden in the small valley resembled of a fairytale, my daughters...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Carsten G
Management response:Responded August 6, 2017

Carsten Thank you so much for your review. Do hope you'll be back. Susana

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Bracken Cottage nestles in a peaceful rural setting yet only three miles from the beautiful resort town of Oban with its numerous restaurants, bars and shops. Perfectly situated for exploring the stunning west coast of Scotland by car, by boat and on foot.
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