Situated in the Firth of Lorne overlooking Mull, but only a short 5 minute car ferry crossing from the mainland, with Oban only 19 miles distant, Creagard offers the selective visitor a unique island location to explore this enchanting wild area on our doorstep. The Isle of Luing is located 19 miles/30 kilometers from the busy travel hub of Oban and well placed for the visitor to explore the area. Creagard is a large slate built house with three bedrooms, sleeping seven, a chart room and a large lounge with wood-burning stove and vaulted ceiling, and the self-contained and private garden has several seating areas each with its own unique feel.The large deck accessed from the main lounge is a popular spot. Facing south, this area catches the sun.
The main bedroom is large with an ensuite bathroom and two single beds.Some of the walls are original stone, and have unique stained glass illuminated windows.Their is a large and impressive old master copy of Guido Reni`s Aurora above the single beds, and a spiral leading upstairs to a private area for linen storage. The lighted stained glass panels offer a pleasant ambient light, andthere is a seperate private access to the secluded rear garden.This ensuite has an attractive bathroom with bath and electric power shower
The two double bedrooms, one with an Edwardian metal bed are conveniently located next to the main modern tiled bathroom with walk in shower.The tiles are of Jerusalem stone and if you look very closely, you may be able to see some fossils of sea creatures.
The most popular room for some guests is the chart room above the kitchen accessed from a second spiral staircase, and enjoys magnificent views over the Firth of Lorne to Mull. There is a sofa bed for two, plus the main TV. Situated within an ancient sailing coffer, you can find a selection of traditional games. Contained in the chart room are a selection of books and dvd films
The modern kitchen with slate floor has all the amenities you would expect from a house of quality.... Washing machine, Bosch grill/oven and 4 electric counter rings for cooking, a large selection of cooking utensals and pots and pans suitable for yiour lobsters and langoustine.The traditional Scots pine dresser adds to the over all country farmhouse effect.
The most impressive room is the large high vaulted lounge with minstrel gallery andfeature lighted stained glass windows. There is a large wood burning stove and a dining table and 8 chairs.Wood block flooring and rugs.
The very private and enclosed gardens enure you enjoy privacy. The seating outside is more than adequate and the garden contains the romantic slate ruins of an ancient engine shed, the walls now restored by the owner, and offering a sun trap out of any winds blowing. There is private parkig immediately infront of ther property with parking for two plus cars.