An Rubha Cottage is located on the peaceful and charming Island of Easdale, off the West Coast of Scotland. The island is a small, car-free community which will give you and your family a relaxing break from the stresses of everyday life. The former slate mining island has around 60 permanent inhabitants, creating a fantastic sense of community and a warm welcome to any visitor. The island's local pub is open all year round and the attached tearoom/restaurant is open during the summer months, serving award-winning, locally caught seafood. There are also a network of footpaths and it typically takes around 25 minutes to walk the entire island, which includes climbing the 125-ft hill that offers panoramic views of surrounding islands.
Downstairs comprises of an open plan living area with open coal fire, digital TV, DVD/CD players and a selection of board games & books. There is Wi-Fi available throughout. The kitchen/dining area is equipped with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge-freezer, microwave, ironing board and iron, and cooking utensils. The cottage sleeps 5 - 6 guests in three bedrooms, with the first double bedroom being located on the ground floor. A children's travel cot and highchair are available. As the property is pet free this means it is suitable for guests with allergies.
On the first floor are two further generous double bedrooms and the family bathroom, complete with a heated Easdale slate floor and free-standing bath.
Access to Easdale Island is via a three-minute passenger ferry crossing from the village of Ellenabeich on the Isle of Seil. Oban; the gateway to the other Hebridean islands, is less than 30-minutes drive via the famous 'Bridge over the Atlantic' that connects the Isle of Seil to the rest of Scotland. A number of supermarkets and other general tourist facilities are available here.
Seafari Adventures offer a number of high-speed boat excursions departing from Ellenabeich, including trips to the world's second largest whirlpool at Corryvreckan with the opportunity to spot some of the local wildlife, which includes; whales, dolphins, basking sharks, white-tailed eagles, deer, goats, seals and their pups.
25% deposit is required to secure the dates with the balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival. Where a booking is made within 8 weeks of arrival then full payment will be required at the time of booking. We accept most forms of payment including bank transfer; all major credit cards and UK issued debit cards. Credit card payments incur a 3% surcharge - debit cards are processed free of charge. Rental is inclusive of linen and towels, as well as utilities (gas and electricity). Fair usage policy applies. All breakages are chargeable. Click Book Stay has the right to charge a fully refundable security deposit.
Once a booking deposit has been paid and the booking confirmed in writing, the Tenant is liable for the whole amount of the rent for the period booked.
Any cancellations must be made in writing and acknowledged by us.
If notice of cancellation is given more than 8 weeks before your arrival date, 25% of the total tariff is non-refundable
If notice of cancellation is given with less than 8 weeks of your arrival date, the full amount is payable.
Holiday / Cancellation Insurance. Once booked, the Tenant is liable for the complete Property rental costs. As such, it is strongly recommended that the Tenant take out suitable holiday/cancellation insurance to cover costs incurred by unexpected holiday cancellation. Booking Protect, which is a cancellation policy, is offered as an option at the time of booking via the Click Book Stay website. Booking Protect is an independent company and in no way related to Click Book Stay.