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.
This was our second stay at Sithean and it was everything we could have wanted and more. Last time we stayed it was a chilly February and we spent a lot of time indoors, playing games and reading. This time round we had incredible sunny weather, perfect for walking, mushrooming, and even some icy cold swims. We love it here, because even when you're inside, it's full of light and windows looking out on to nature. The property feels earthy and loved.
We had hoped to make more use of the little sauna during our stay, but some elements broke and disappointingly we had to make do without; that ...more