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 first visited Sithean in 2010 and have been going back every year since (sometimes more than once in a year, it’s so good). We almost didn’t make it in lockdown 2020, having had to postpone from May, but finally managed this month. As ever, the house was beautifully appointed and clean when we arrived and the extra measures taken to comply with COVID protocols were very reassuring. There have been a few updates since our visit last summer and it’s lovely to see a self-catering property being maintained and improved in this way. Martin and Leonie are always on hand to help with anything whic...more