• PPW: £695-£1250
  • Sleeps: 11
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Smoking: No
  • Parking Spaces: 4
  • Start Day: Saturday

Price Details

Pricelist 2017 (week beginning Saturday) Amount
7th January to 4th March £695
4th March to 1st April £795
1st April to 22ndt April £895
22nd April to13th May £795
13th May to 27th May £895
27th May to 3rd June £1250
rd June to 1st July £895
1st July to 2nd September £1250
2nd September to 16th September £895
16th September to 14th October £795
14th October to 28th October £895
28th October to 16th December £695
Christmas & New Year (p.o.a.)  

A deposit of £100.00 per week is required to secure your booking.

We also require a £250 fully refundable security deposit.

Property Description

Auchenbeag, meaning “small field” in Gaelic, is our beautiful house, set in almost an acre of woodland, in the small fishing village of Tayvallich, on the West Coast of Scotland, in Argyll. The house was built in 2007 and designed to take full advantage of it’s elevated position, to provide stunning and unrivalled, costal views across Loch Sween. Our location also means that you can walk from the house to enjoy everything that Tayvallich has to offer.

Auchenbeag is the perfect destination for every type of break;

a family adventure; cycling, fishing, kayaking, walking and exploring, swimming in the Atlantic Ocean at Carsaig Bay; a venue for a special celebration; Christmas, New Year, family anniversaries and celebrations, - we had our first surprise marriage proposal here in 2015! - or maybe you’re ready for a very peaceful adult holiday; enjoying the seafood at the award winning Tayvallich Inn, walking to the Crinan Hotel for lunch or simply relaxing………..you can do as much, or as little, as you wish in this idyllic place.

Taynish Nature Reserve is just on our doorstep, on the western edge of Tayvallich and is a haven of peaceful woodlands interspersed with grassland, heath, saltmarsh and stunning shoreline. You can either take a leisurely walk from the house down to the Reserve or take your car to the car park in just a few minutes.

Auchenbeag is a “home from home” with underfloor heating throughout, 4 bedrooms, an open plan dining kitchen and a sitting room, both of which enjoy beautiful, uninterrupted views across Loch Sween.

The dining area has a wonderfully cosy wood burning stove for the cooler months and a Juliet balcony overlooks the garden where you can comfortably enjoy your morning cuppa overlooking the bay or a glass of wine in the evening as the sun sets.

We have a Bose speaker system which allows you to play music directly from your phone or tablet using Bluetooth or connect directly to the Wi-Fi network.

The sitting room has a flat screen television with freeview channels, DVD player and a selection of DVDs, games, jigsaws and books.

We also have Wi-Fi Internet Access throughout the house.

Outside, the garden extends to over an acre and is divided into a landscaped area on the headland, and woodland with bluebell paths on the slopes. We also have several places for you to sit in the garden and enjoy the views, read your book or just to sit quietly watching the world go by, you may even spot some of the beautiful deer who often visit us regularly!

We also have a large terrace area with wooden table and chairs for “al fresco” dining, as well as a traditional barbecue. There is also a small patio area on the ground floor, outside the double bedroom window.

We have ample parking space for several cars with a carport providing sheltered cover for storing bikes, wetsuits, boots etc.

Central heating, electricity, towels and bedding are included in your Auchenbeag rental.

There is no landline in the house, however the Wi-Fi is available throughout all rooms and has a good speed. Mobile phones on Vodafone have good reception; other networks do not work as well. There is a payphone opposite the village shop.

Ground Floor:

Entrance Hallway

Utility Room with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board

WC, wash basin and shower

Kitchen, equipped with everything you need to cook up a feast, if you wish; two electric ovens, hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

Dining Area with wood burning stove, Bose sound system and access to Juliet Balcony

Sitting room with TV, DVD player, books, jigsaws and games

Lower Ground Floor:

Double bedroom with ensuite shower room

Twin bedroom with ensuite shower room

Bunk bedroom, sleeps 4

Bunk bedroom, sleeps 3, with ensuite bathroom


Iain and Bernadette Johnston

07718 967525 and 07957 808241

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