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 lovely holiday despite the rain - particularly enjoyed the covered 'veranda'. A water filter would be a good improvement (but the children used the colour of the water as a good excuse for not having a bath or shower!!) We also enjoyed feeding and watching the birds. Well equipped with games, books etc. Convenient and unusually laid out accomodation. The picnic table on the hill with the spiral walkway was a feature but poor weather meant we were unable to use that or thestone built barbecue. We had no need to recourse to the wood burner (plenty of wood available) as the property was ...more