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9 Kilbrandon Cottages, Balvicar, Isle of Seil

Scotland: Mull, Iona, Coll, Tiree, Lorn and Oban: Balvicar


In the village of Balvicar on the Isle of Seil, most northerly of the Slate Islands, Argyll, reached by the 18th-century Bridge over the Atlantic

Seil self catering holiday accommodation. This delightful cottage, 14 miles from Oban, is well-equipped, decorated and furnished to a very high standard, offering comfortable, cosy accommodation: 2 bedrooms, 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin; bathroom with bath/shower, basin, bidet and WC; ground floor WC; new luxury fitted kitchen; sitting room leading to dining room. Electric central heating. Double oven; ceramic hob; dishwasher; microwave; fridge/freezer; washer/dryer. Colour TV with Freesat; DVD; radio/CD player; library of books, games and DVDs. Bed linen and towels included in rent. Cot, high chair and stair-gate available. Roadside parking near cottage. Well-behaved dogs welcome. Balvicar Shop/Post Office 10 minutes walk. 2 pubs 2.5 miles.


5% discount available if booking 2 or more consecutive weeks

Garden / Grounds:
Lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Views over the 9-hole Balvicar golf course towards farmland, hills and Balvicar Bay.

Views, wildlife and local environment:
Peaceful area with abundant wildlife, spectacular scenery, wonderful for walking, bird-watching, cycling and boating. The other Slate Islands, Easdale and Luing, are reached by ferry. Boat trips to the Gulf of Corrievreckan; whale and dolphin watching, seals and seabirds. Within easy reach are the Slate Islands Heritage Centre and the glorious gardens of An Cala and Ardmaddy Castle.

Site Details

This is a Semi-detached cottage.
This is a single unit.
Max. group size: 4.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 5 (4 adults and children, 1 baby)
Bedrooms: 2 (0 single, 1 double, 1 twin or bunk beds)
Cots: included
Electric blankets provided: Yes
Bed Linen provided: Yes, Included
Cot linen provided: No
Towels provided: Yes, Included


Baths: 1
Showers over baths: 1
Cubicle showers: 0
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 2

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge-freezer: Yes
Freezer: No
Microwave: Yes
Aga: No
Gas hob rings: None
Electric hob rings: 4
Dishwasher: Yes
Washer/dryer: Yes
Tumble dryer: No


TVs: 1
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No
Video (VCR): No
DVD player: Yes
HiFi or similar unit: Yes
Free phone in house: No
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: Yes, 700 metres
Central heating: Electric
Open fires/stoves etc.: 0
Storage heating: Yes
Other heating: Yes
High chairs: Yes, included
Baby sitting available: No
Welcome pack: Yes, included
Local caretaker: Owners
Parking at site: Yes
Electricity: Yes, Via meter on departure
Patio: At side of cottage
Garden furniture: Garden bench, table and chairs

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: Yes
Allow other small pets: No
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: Yes
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: No

Special features

Suitable for honeymoon: Yes


Distance to coast: less than a mile
Distance to beach: less than a mile
Distance to lakes: less than a mile
Distance to golf: less than a mile
Distance to sailing: less than a mile
Distance to pub: 2 miles
Distance to restaurant: 2 miles
Distance to takeaway: 2 miles
Distance to shops: less than a mile
Nearest town / village etc.: Cottage in Balvicar village; nearest town Oban, 14 miles
Nature reserve: Ballachuan Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve, Seil
Sports facilities:
Balvicar Golf Course (9 hole), less than a mile
Atlantis Sports Centre, Oban, 15 miles
Tourist attractions:
An Cala Gardens, Ellenabeich, 2 miles
Ardmaddy Castle and gardens, 6 miles
Sea-life Adventure boat trips, Clachan Seil, 2 miles
Seafari boat trips, Ellenabeich, 2 miles
Slate Islands Heritage Centre, Ellenabeich, 2 miles

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: PA34 4RA
Nearest railway station: Oban, 14 miles
Nearest bus / coach station: Balvicar village, less than a mile
Nearest airport: Glasgow, 110 miles
Nearest ferry terminal: Oban (also local ferries to Luing/Easdale), 14 miles

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Property owner: Mr & Mrs Martin Waddell
Owners phone (daytime): 01852 300395
Owners phone (evening): 01852 300395
Owners address: 2 Kilbrandon Cottages, Balvicar, by Oban, Argyll
Owners postcode: PA34 4RA
Owners email:
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Change-over day: Saturday
Short breaks: By arrangement
Season: All year
Arrival time: 4 pm
Departure time: 10 am
We do not accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 290     Details updated: 14th February, 2014

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