Nestled on the edge of Kilmichael Forest, Skookum House is set in 4 acres of peaceful tranquillity just off the historic Kilmichael Glen.
Our facilities include a very healthy infra red sauna and small gym, separate spacious reading area and for those of you with a misspent youth we have a full size snooker room. Outside we have a picnic and barbecue area, secure cycle storage and cleaning area, fishing rod storage and fish cleaning area.
Bedrooms have sky freesat television, ample tea and coffee facilities and private en-suites.
Our dining room has a log fire and breakfast ranges from cereals and fresh fruit salad to a traditional full Scottish, and a selection of teas and freshly brewed coffee. Packed lunches are available on request.
There are over 200 historical sites within 10 miles of the house and forest walks and cycling tracks start at the end of the driveway
We offer you an ideal holiday base whether your interests are fishing, walking, cycling, mountain biking, archaeological or just plain relaxing Skookum House is the perfectly location and with no traffic noise, no light pollution and lots of help on where to go and what to do we will do our best to make your stay memorable. Skookum House was designed and built by the owners with the specific intention of offering a quality bed and breakfast.
Although we are only 4 minutes drive from the village pub and restaurant and 10 minutes from the main town of Lochgilphead we are quietly surrounded by nature. Situated between Kilmichael Glen and Kilmichael Forest Skookum House really can offer the best of both worlds.
From the house you may see red, roe and sika deer, red squirrel, eagle and osprey.
Buzzards have nested opposite the house for many years and are a daily sight. Other local wildlife include fox, beaver, otter, seals, whales and dolphins.
Fishing permits can be arranged and we can advise on local lochs and rivers (no guarantees on a catch though). There are also areas of free fishing where you can try for wild brown trout and pike.
There are numerous cycle trails for all abilities throughout the forest which the Forestry Commission have been actively promoting and maintaining. We have a secure dry store for bikes and an area for washing down.
Walkers are well catered for in the area with walks through the Historic Monuments of Kilmartin Glen, the stunning Crinan Canal and the forests of Kilmichael, Benderloch and Knapdale where beaver have recently been reintroduced. We also have a drying area for clothes and boots.
We have a strict no smoking policy throughout our home.