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 stayed near in Dalavich near Taynuilt 17 years ago and decided to return with our teenagers and dog. Came across Sithean by chance on an internet search and so glad we did. On arrival we were met by the lovely owners who delivered fresh baked homemade scones, butter & jam which were absolutely delicious.
The accommodation was spacious and with all the necessities required home from home (including wifi for the teens!) The views and wildlife were stunning. Plenty of good hilly walks which gave the legs a good workout. Local shop and tea rooms a 45 minute walk or less than 10 in the ca...more