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Loch Alsh Cottage in Balmacara, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Loch Alsh Cottage, Balmacara, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £353 to £ 891

Self catering accommodation in Balmacara sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

These three adjoining holiday properties (refs SMMC, SMMD and UVO) are set in beautiful, landscaped grounds with spectacular views across the Sound of Sleat to Skye and are only 500 yards away from the shoreline and village of Balmacara. The properties are ideally placed for exploring some of the most dramatic scenery in the West Highlands and visitors can enjoy private fishing on hill lochs during their stay. Minutes away by car is the enigmatic Isle of Skye dominated by the Cuillins, Eilean Donan Castle, the pretty village of Plockton and the Five Sisters of Kintail. The breathtaking drive across the ‘Pass of the Cattle’ leads to the village of Applecross, recently featured in Monty Hall’s Great Escape on BBC television. Experience wildlife safaris such as marine life, sea/loch fishing, water sports and magnificent mountains for hill walking, climbing and biking. A network of National Trust paths, signposted from the grounds of Sgurr Mor, affords views of the surrounding area. Shop and pub 500 yards and excellent restaurants in and around Plockton.


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Fairways in Skelbo, Sutherland, Highlands Scotland

Fairways, Skelbo, Sutherland, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £354 to £ 1156

Self catering accommodation in Skelbo sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview:

In an elevated position, this spacious detached house enjoys stunning views across Loch Fleet (National Nature Reserve) to Ben Bhraggie and the hills beyond. The panoramic windows provide an excellent vantage point for seal-spotting and viewing an abundance of birdlife. The area is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches and unspoilt coastline. Royal Dornoch, with its famous golf course, is just 3 miles, and has an excellent selection of interesting and unusual shops, together with superb restaurants and cafes. Sea, loch and river fishing are available. The surrounding area is ideal for mountain-biking, with numerous designated paths. Hill-walking, golf, riding, tennis and surfing in the area. Many places of interest, including Dunrobin Castle and the Falls of Shin. Shop 1 mile.


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Woodside House in Culduie, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Woodside House, Culduie, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £381 to £ 928

Self catering accommodation in Culduie sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

With distant and dramatic views of the Cuillin Hills on the Isle of Skye, this superbly situated, detached, family croft house has been renovated and tastefully furnished, and nestles quietly in the hamlet of Culduie. The Applecross Inn (3 miles up the coast) is renowned for its local seafood. The road inland from Applecross crosses over the highest mountain pass in the British Isles. Secluded and sandy coral beach 4 miles. Loch and sea fishing nearby. Walks from the doorstep of the holiday home. Shop and pub 3 miles.


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Hirta in Glendale, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

Hirta, Glendale, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £322 to £ 767

Self catering accommodation in Glendale sleeps 4.

Features include: • Close to the Beach • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Well-placed on the hillside to enjoy magnificent coastal views across the sea to the Outer Hebrides, and untouched by the rapid development of this corner of the island, this delightful detached holiday property is an ideal retreat to unwind and relax at any time of year. Standing alone and accessed by a track, it has beautiful sunsets over the sea, castles to explore; while the distant hills of Harris make for a memorable stay. There are boat trips to enjoy and many fine restaurants nearby, including the famous ‘Three Chimneys’ (5 miles away). Shops 2 miles.


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Coulags Croft in Coulags, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Coulags Croft, Coulags, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £375 to £ 1062

Self catering accommodation in Coulags sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Set against dramatic mountainous scenery, this delightful detached holiday cottage nestles at the foot of Fuar Tholl. The cottage provides a peaceful haven to relax and unwind, surrounded by superb, ever-changing views and abundant wildlife, particularly red deer and sometimes eagles. It is an excellent base for hill walkers and climbers; the footpath to Torridon is close to the cottage and Munros (mountain peaks over 3000 feet) such as Maol Chean dearg and Beinn Laith Mhor can be climbed directly from the house. Coulags Croft is superbly situated for gentle walks along the river, hills and seashore. The Western Highlands and Isle of Skye can be readily explored by car. Restaurant/pub 3 miles.


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Tigh Na Dalach in Plockton, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Tigh Na Dalach, Plockton, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £478 to £ 1302

Self catering accommodation in Plockton sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Set in what is acclaimed to be one of the west coast’s prettiest villages, this traditional, end-of-row, fisherman’s cottage has been sympathetically refurbished making it a bright and appealing holiday home. Situated in a peaceful setting just a few yards from the sea, with its enclosed front garden overlooking the loch and mountains beyond, Tigh Na Dalach is perfectly placed to enjoy this lovely village’s amenities - fishing, sailing and seal spotting, as well as many places to eat the local seafood. Tigh Na Dalach is an ideal base from which to enjoy walking and exploring the area, and to relax by a cosy fire after a day out. For the more energetic there are many activities to enjoy locally including mountain biking, climbing at the Five Sisters of Kintail, kayaking, fishing, sea trips and horse riding. The bridge over the sea to the Isle of Skye is just 6 miles, the romantic Eilean Donan Castle and the pretty village of Dornie just 7 miles. Discover the picturesque villages of Plockton, Applecross, Ullapool and Gairloch on the west coast which are all within easy reach. Take a day trip on the train from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness and take in the beautiful scenery on the way. Inverness offers a wide range of amenities including a variety of shops and restaurants. Shops 500 yards, pub and restaurant 150 yards.


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Tigh A Cnoc in Port Henderson, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Tigh A Cnoc, Port Henderson, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £371 to £ 999

Self catering accommodation in Port Henderson sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Set amidst stunning scenery at the edge of the small crofting community of Port Henderson, this lovely detached cottage enjoys views across open countryside towards the sea and Torridon Mountains and has been tastefully furnished throughout. A fabulous area for walking, climbing, photography and a good base for exploring the many delights of the West and North Highlands. Gairloch, with its lovely sandy beach and restaurants is just a short distance away. Take a day trip to the magical Isle of Skye, or visit the Eilean Donan Castle, and National Trust sub-tropical gardens at Inverewe - just a few of the many attractions found in this beautiful area. Shop 6 miles.


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Kyles View in Portree, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

Kyles View, Portree, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £428 to £ 1156

Self catering accommodation in Portree sleeps 6.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

In a stunning location, this exceptional detached property boasts spectacular views over the sea to the Isle of Raasay. Portree’s boat trips to spot sea and golden eagles are 7 miles. Climbing, hill walking, Talisker Distillery and Loch Coruisk in the Cuillins are all easily accessible. Shop, pub and restaurant 6 miles.


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Tigh an Fhuarain in Plockton, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Tigh an Fhuarain, Plockton, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 3
Weekly prices from £309 to £ 789

Self catering accommodation in Plockton sleeps 3.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 3

Accommodation overview:

Enjoying breathtaking panoramic views across the sea to the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye, Tigh an Fhuarain property stands in its own garden on a croft and offers a peaceful location. Plockton, under a mile away, offers hotels, restaurants, boat trips and many varied walks. Kyle of Lochalsh 6 miles. Toll-free bridge to Skye 6 miles. Shops 1 mile.


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Fleet Cottage in Portree, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

Fleet Cottage, Portree, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £334 to £ 861

Self catering accommodation in Portree sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

With wonderful views across the bay to the Cuillin mountains, this traditional crofter’s cottage nestles on the shores of Loch Portree and offers spacious accommodation. Built around 1850, it has been lovingly restored, with the living room and kitchen situated on the first floor to take advantage of the fine views. Set just feet away from the lapping shores of the loch, the views can also be savoured from the seating area of the attractive terraced garden, which is reached by a steep path. Altogether a peaceful, yet central location – being just 5-minutes’ walk from the town centre. Shops 1/2 mile.


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South Bay Cottage in Saasaig, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

South Bay Cottage, Saasaig, Isle of Skye, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £658 to £ 1879

Self catering accommodation in Saasaig sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Beach • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

In a superb position towards the southern end of Skye, this completely modernised 150-year-old cottage stands on the sea shore overlooking the Sound of Sleat, at a point highlighted as an outstanding viewpoint by Ordnance Survey. There are magnificent panoramic views northwards to Ben Screel, Loch Hourn and Knoydart, eastwards to Loch Nevis, and southwards to Ardmurchan Point. The holiday cottage is tastefully furnished and well equipped, with all three bedrooms enjoying their own separate facilities. It stands in 3 acres of wild garden, and the principal rooms and roof terrace offer splendid opportunities to observe the local wildlife, which includes herons, curlews, eagles and even the occasional otter. The roof terrace has a glass and aluminium balustrade and balustraded bridge to the hill at rear of cottage, leading to the unfenced path which goes up into woodland or down into the garden. There are wonderfully scenic walks direct from the door, either along the shoreline, or for the more adventurous, one of the classic Skye walks taking the loop road to Tarskavaig with unbeatable views to the Cuillins. There are ferry trips to the islands of Eigg, Rhum and Lochalsh, and day trips can include Elgol, with a boat trip to the magical Loch Coruisk, hidden in the Cuillins or the Seafari rib boat to Knoydart and dine at The Forge Inn. Other places to visit include Talisker Distillery, Dunvegan Castle, Portree, with its attractive harbour and heritage centre, which traces the history of Skye. Six miles away is Lady Claire MacDonald’s Kinloch Lodge Hotel and Cookery School, where morning cookery courses are held. Mallaig ferry 3 miles. Kyle of Lochalsh ferry 19 miles. Ardvasar Hotel, Isle Ornsay Hotel and Duisdale Hotel all within 5 miles. Armadale Castle, with its history centre, garden walks, tearooms and restaurant, 3 miles. Toravaig Hotel 1 mile.


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The Old School House in Lonbain, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

The Old School House, Lonbain, Ross-shire, Highlands Scotland

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £478 to £ 1302

Self catering accommodation in Lonbain sleeps 5.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Close to the Beach • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview:

This secluded and spacious cottage with its own walled garden, enjoys a gloriously sunny position on the seashore with spectacular views towards the islands of Raasay, Rona and Skye. Reached via a quarter-mile track, this former school house has been tastefully converted, whilst retaining interesting original features; formerly classrooms, the living-room and kitchen feature lovely high ceilings, and there is a large picture window in the hall, ideal for viewing wonderful sunsets and abundant wildlife.
This is a superb location for touring the scenic Applecross and Torridon areas; for a truly memorable drive out, head for the Pass of the Cattle – at 626 metres above sea level, this is Britain’s highest pass and affords some dramatic scenery along its length. There is excellent walking and climbing terrain nearby, both inland and along the rugged coastline – watch out for seals and otters just off shore. Several NTS properties make for good days out, including Strome Castle, and the Countryside Centre at Torridon (open May to September), the latter providing an insight into local flora, fauna and geology. From Torridon village, a scenic drive takes in the shoreline before winding past cliffs and gorges up to Diabaig, whilst 8 miles to the north, Lake Maree is dotted with Caledonian pine clad islands and lies as a scenic gem. The surrounding area also offers some of Scotland’s best deer-sighting country.
Sandy beaches are to be found at Sand (3 miles) and Applecross Bay (7 miles); the village of Applecross itself has a P.O./local store and a friendly inn serving fresh seafood dishes. The sheltered, fertile coast around the village is idyllic: you can wander along lanes banked with wild iris and orchids, and explore beaches and rock pools on the shore. Fishing and golf are both within driving distance. Shop 7 miles.


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