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Lapwing chalet

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Lapwing is located on the Portnellan Estate and offers tasteful 4 star self catering accommodation sleeping up to 2 people within a beautifully furnished and equipped Highland chalet with bathroom and open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The bedroom is cosy with a king sized double and built in mirrored wardrobes. A fitted kitchen with all mod cons including dishwasher, oven/ ceramic hob, microwave and an open plan living/dining area. The bathroom is equipped with a full size bath, bidet and twin sinks. Step from this area through a sliding patio door onto a private balcony with garden furniture and a spectacular view of the rugged and dramatic mountains of Glen Dochart. Leading from your chalet is a spectacular walk along the old dismantled railway line along the lochside where you...Lapwing is located on the Portnellan Estate and offers tasteful 4 star self catering accommodation sleeping up to 2 people within a beautifully furnished and equipped Highland chalet with bathroom and open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The bedroom is cosy with a king sized double and built in mirrored wardrobes. A fitted kitchen with all mod cons including dishwasher, oven/ ceramic hob, microwave and an open plan living/dining area. The bathroom is equipped with a full size bath, bidet and twin sinks. Step from this area through a sliding patio door onto a private balcony with garden furniture and a spectacular view of the rugged and dramatic mountains of Glen Dochart. Leading from your chalet is a spectacular walk along the old dismantled railway line along the lochside where you can take in the 14th century castle ruin on Loch Dochart. Gaze to your left and the iconic mountain of Ben More rises with the mountain river flowing through your back garden. 'Winner of VISITSCOTLAND'S Thistle award for 'The Best Accommodation provider' in Central, Tayside and Fife. Winner of a 'Certificate of Excellence' from Tripadvisor for the 7th year running and rated 9.4 out of 10 by ***********. The chalet is equipped with a LCD TV, Blu Ray DVD, SKY TV. Wi-Fi is available free of charge as well as Weber BBQ hire. There is even an onsite visitor centre with a small essentials shop, fresh organic meat from a farm locally for sale (perfect for a BBQ or home cooking), Lucy's homemade meals should you not wish not to cook for yourself of an evening, local information, a varied selection of board games and DVDs. Situated in the heart of the central Highlands of Scotland with spectacular glen and mountain views all around Lapwing's setting is magnificent where a true highland landscape awaits you and it is often complimented on the abundance of bird and wild life that can be regularly seen. It is not unusual to see the deer meandering off the hill and passing nearby the property. The Portnellan Estate has been privately owned by the same family for nearly 40 years and offers fantastic facilities including fresh run wild salmon and trout fishing on the estate lochs and river, mountain bikes with plenty of trails on and off road for all abilities, a games room with table tennis, table football, pool table and a small gym. Canadian canoes, kayaks and rowing boats are free to use on the river and loch. Clay pigeon shooting can also be arranged. Portnellan Estate is the perfect base for exploring Central/West Scotland with known landmarks only a short distance away. Oban 45 minutes, Stirling, Fort William and Glasgow just over 1 hour and Edinburgh a 90 min drive. Glen Coe and all it beholds is less than 40 mins drive and the bonnie shores of Loch Lomond are 20 mins by car. Other areas include the truly beautiful Glen Lyon and Loch Tay, Glen Etive, Glen Lochay and Glen Orchy all within the local area. Whether you are looking for the adrenaline rush of adventure or lazy days on your doorstep, out and about on the many hills in the local area or exploring one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland, Portnellan Estate and Lapwing offers you the warmest of welcomes upon your return. This beautiful accommodation is available for short breaks, weeks or longer all year round. 'A really great base for exploring this beautiful part of Scotland, and lots to keep the family occupied, from canoes and bikes, to games and DVD's. Lodge very clean, well maintained and equipped, and with plenty of its own space. The loch and mountain views, the peace and restfulness of the place, even the purity of the tap water, all make you want to stay. Review posted 13th August.' 'My daughter rented two cottages at Portnellan for the celebration of her 21st birthday. We had no idea what to expect before we arrived, and we had travelled from the United States to attend her birthday. The magic of Portnellan added to the magic of seeing my daughter turn 21. What a beautiful location, and the cottages were lovely vacation homes with everything we could need.' 'Everyone had a terrific time, the young ones and us old-timers! Thank you to the gracious staff (namely Cameron's family.) You made us feel welcome and made her celebration a delight!' 'I highly recommend these cottages for anyone who loves a magical place to sleep and roam in one of the most magical places I've ever been! Review posted 14th August.' 'Outstanding as usual. A warm welcome from Cameron and family. Spotlessly clean lodge , stunning scenery and great touring base. Would recommend this to anyone looking for luxury self catering in Scotland. Review posted 12th August'More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Listed Since:October 2017
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Reviewed October 4, 2020

Perfect getaway for a couple who like walking. The views over the loch were lovely, especially at sunset, and from the bedroom window, the route up Ben More, literally just across the road, beckoned us up on our first day. The whole Portnellan estate of...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
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Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
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Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
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