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Ben Lui

63 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Cabin Holiday Rental
Ben Lui is a renovated and lovingly cared for log cabin on the former Forestry Commision land at Dalavich on the shores of the beautiful and tranquil Loch Awe. It is set centrally in approx 1/4 acre of mixed grassland and copse,which is viewed from the new balcony and offers a peaceful and relaxing retreat in idyllic surroundings. Loch Awe is one of Scotland’s largest and most picturesque freshwater lochs with its wooded shores and scattered small islands and is a popular destination for hill walkers and anglers (boat hire available). Dalavich is host to a well stocked General Store which includes a Post Office and a café and there is also a community run Restaurant and Bar. Further afield, tourist attractions include Inverary Castle and Jail, Innis Channel Castle, the Oakwood Trail a...Ben Lui is a renovated and lovingly cared for log cabin on the former Forestry Commision land at Dalavich on the shores of the beautiful and tranquil Loch Awe. It is set centrally in approx 1/4 acre of mixed grassland and copse,which is viewed from the new balcony and offers a peaceful and relaxing retreat in idyllic surroundings. Loch Awe is one of Scotland’s largest and most picturesque freshwater lochs with its wooded shores and scattered small islands and is a popular destination for hill walkers and anglers (boat hire available). Dalavich is host to a well stocked General Store which includes a Post Office and a café and there is also a community run Restaurant and Bar. Further afield, tourist attractions include Inverary Castle and Jail, Innis Channel Castle, the Oakwood Trail and Oban with its many activities, shops and distilleries.More
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About the Owner
Kev and Sikha M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
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Reviews (63)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful week in a beautiful place the views were amazing the cabin was beautiful everything u needed clean and tidy just beautiful would definitely book to go again

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank 654kirstybannister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have now stayed at this cabin twice. Once was for a long weekend with family and the second time was for our recent holiday when we stayed for a full week. The cabin was perfect both times! We arrived to find...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Bloodybored
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Reviewed 8 September 2019

We arrived at the ben lui log cabin and received a note from the owners saying that they were not able to do what they wanted too the cabin before we arrived. Much to our horror we soon figured out what this note was meaning....More

Date of stay: September 2019
2  Thank gizmo2485
benluilogcabin, VR Owner at Ben Lui, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a second review. I am sure if the cabin was in such a state you would not have written after your stay and requested to stay again next year. We wrote to you to ask if you...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2019
benluilogcabin, VR Owner at Ben Lui, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2019

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Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

This little cabin is quite rustic, but is equipped with all you will need for a wonderful break from everyday life. The community is warm and welcoming and the campground is immaculately groomed.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank donnasuej
benluilogcabin, VR Owner at Ben Lui, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

Hi and thanks for taking the time to leave a review, We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you had a safe journey home. Please stay again if you pass this way, Best wishes, Kev & Sikha.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Highchair
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Interior comprises open plan living/dining room with fully fitted kitchen and logburning stove. The double bedroom and triple bunk room can accommodate 5 people with an extra person sleeping on the overhead bunk in the living room if required. It is perfect for couples, families or a small group of friends.
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Ben Lui Log Cabin is located on the shores of the stunning and tranquil Loch Awe. It is one of the largest freshwater lochs in Scotland with an approximate length of twenty five miles. It is a mecca for fishermen from far and near... and to date holds the British Isles record for the largest brown trout weighing in at just under 32lbs/14.5Kg! Salmon, sea trout, pike, perch and char are also caught on a regular basis, depending on the season. Loch Awe is beautiful, far away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and as of now, still under-developed with no noisy watersports to shatter the peace. It has many islands worth visiting, including Innis Chonnel Castle, the first stronghold of the Campbells. The remains of Crannogs; pre historic island hut settlements, can still be seen when t...
How to get there
Ben Lui log cabin is located on the shores of beautiful Loch Awe in the small village of Dalavich. Car - It is accessible from the north via the A85 Oban - Crianlarch road. From the west via the A816 coast road. From the South West via the A83. Train - The nearest station is at Taynuilt. This would require onward transportation by taxi or bus. Bus - The 415 runs as a fairly regular service between Oban, Taynuilt and Dalavich
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