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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Ederline is a family owned working hill farm of around 13,000 acres of some of the most breathtaking scenery in Argyle and Bute. Finchairn Cottage (ref UKC1707) is a secluded cottage completely on its own in an elevated position overlooking Lock Awe. Situated in a truly get away from it all location, about a mile along a farm track, with wonderful views of the open hills. South Lodge (ref UKC1708) is a real ‘home from home’, nestled into the side of the woods, in an elevated position, looking out over to the main estate house, with the loch and hills beyond. The School House (ref UKC1709) was originally the dwelling for the school mistress and is situated on the estate at the edge of Ford village. The school playground is now a large garden which is mostly lawn, with a Haha dropping down to a quiet country lane.This beautiful estate has woodland, moors stretching into the distance and 22 lochs, all with wild brown trout, and you are welcome to try your hand at fly fishing, while on Loch Ederline you can fish for pike, perch and roach. This area is well known for its wildlife, with red and roe deer, pine martens, foxes, the famous Scottish wildcat, otters and red squirrels often seen. There are also sightings of golden eagles and ospreys which make their nests on the estate. Guests are welcome to wander and explore the estate to their hearts delight in this ever changing landscape of outstanding natural beauty. History lovers will be enthralled with the historical sites on the estate, with two ancient chapels and a castle waiting to be explored, and only a short distance away are archaeological sites, with Kilmartin Glen being the centre. For outdoor enthusiasts there are several activities to be enjoyed, including kayaking and pony trekking, and in season stalking can be arranged. For gentler pursuits there are numerous forest trails and the Crinan Canal tow paths are ideal for walking and cycling. The isles of Islay, Gigha and Arran are easily reached by a short ferry crossing, and the Kintyre Peninsula offers white sandy beaches and some of the best golf courses in Scotland. The area has a variety of good restaurants all within easy reach of Ederline Estate, and which cater for all tastes, including some excellent sea food restaurants. Graded 3 Star by STB. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles. The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Ground Floor:Living/dining room: With open fire, 24" Freesat TV, DVD player, iPod dock and CD player.Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.Conservatory.Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.First Floor:Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).Bedroom 3: With double bed.
Economy 7 heating and logs for open fire included. Large enclosed natural garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. Please note: This property has a natural water supply from a spring.
All properties: Electric heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. 13,000 acre grounds with woodland (shared with owners and other properties on-site). Fishing on-site (at cost). Boats for hire. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced lake, river, stream and pond in the grounds.
Scottish Country Cottages is the trading name of Wyndham Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77