Sithean is a delightful new house situated on a working hill farm in the stunningly beautiful Glen Lonan. Sithean, (pronounced shian), means 'fairy knoll' in Gaelic and is built in an elevated position overlooking Glen Lonan. The house commands spectacular views of Loch Etive and the 'Shepherds of Glencoe' to the North, Ben Cruachan to the East, and the sun sets over the distant hills of Morvern. The house is beautifully designed and is full of surprises like the sauna which accesses into the birch woodlands. It sleeps eight and our goal has been to make it as family-friendly, comfortable and unique as possible.
We had a wonderful time in the cosy, remoteness that is Sithean Self Catering. Leonie was very helpful and we loved the freshly made scones that were left for us. The house is comfortable, clean and well designed with a great wood-burning stove which we favoured over the central heating (coming up from Edinburgh being able to make a proper fire is a great novelty!).
The surrounding area was lush and green (July) and the scenic drive through Glen Lonan below the house to Oban comes highly recommended. It can be hard to choose between all the fantastic things to do in the area - and it was go...more