Tigh Na Mara
Salen, ArgyllGuest Rating
Scotland is famed for its breathtaking lochs and mountains and this property certainly lives up to the reputation.
|Sleeps: 8||Bedrooms: 4|
|Changeover Day: Fri||Pets Allowed: Yes (1)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 3|
Sitting within the pretty village of Salen on the foreshore of Loch Sunart on the Ardnamurchan peninsula, Tigh Na Mara commands amazing views across the water and the hills beyond.
The property has access to the loch from two private beaches as well as a favourite fishing rock at the bottom of the garden. The private beaches are suitable for launching a small craft and Salen Village also offers a pontoon from which a berth on this or a mooring can be arranged through Salen Jetty.
This is a house which has wow factor in spades. With its elegant, high-quality furnishings, Tigh na Mara represents the height of luxury and style and sets the scene for an unforgettable holiday. The enormous open plan living area has plenty of comfortable seating and a wood-burning stove at its centre with a stylish exposed flue. With three walls being made entirely of glass it feels as though you are surrounded by the beautiful loch.
There is a large dining area and an equally spacious kitchen area that is well-equipped with everything that you could need. There is underfloor heating and patio doors that lead out to a large covered seating area and deck (with furniture and barbecue).
There is a separate snug with a TV, games and an extensive library of books. Also on the ground floor is a king-sized bedroom, a twin bedroom, a family bathroom with shower, a utility room and an additional shower room with WC.
Upstairs is a further king-sized bedroom and a twin room, both with double aspect sea views and a family bathroom with shower. Throughout the house there is lots of exposed woodwork, beams, pillars and rafters, even in the bedrooms.
Located in the most westerly area of the UK mainland, yet still just over an hour's drive to the major tourist centre of Fort William and Oban, is the fascinating peninsula of Ardnamurchan.
The peninsula offers a dramatic backdrop of magnificent mountains and rugged moorland alongside a coastline of white sands. Also, being one of the least-populated areas in Britain, it offers a wonderful range of wildlife including otters, seals, deer, pine martens, wildcats and a vast variety of birds, including buzzards and eagles.
There are wonderful walks to be had in the surrounding mountains and in the winter months, if skiing is your pleasure, there are a choice of slopes near Fort William or Glencoe, both of which can be reached in around an hour.
Within a 5 to 10 minute walk is the Salen Hotel which has a bar and restaurant serving lunch and dinner. There is also a very good shop at the end of the jetty that is licensed and has a range of fresh seafood. The nearby villages of Acharacle (2 miles) and Strontian (7 miles) also offer a hotel, shops, a petrol station and cafe.
Should you wish to explore further afield, you can head west to Ardnamurchan Point, passing through Kilchoan (which operates a ferry crossing to Tobermory, Mull in the summer months). You go by a Stevenson lighthouse at the westernmost point in mainland Britain and the amazing beach at Sanna. Heading north from Salen you join the 'Road to the Isles', with the silver sands of Arisaig and Morar. There is also a wonderful seaside golf course at Traigh (which means 'beach') and a ship from the port of Mallaig to the Isle of Skye.
Local Events and Attractions
Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.
Open plan living area with wood burning stove, TV/DVD, CD player, Rangemaster double oven with induction hob, fridge/freezer, microwave etc.
Double bedroom (king-size).
Shower room with WC and wash basin.
Bathroom with bath, with shower over, WC and wash basin.
Utility room with washing machine and tumble drier.
Double bedroom (King size).
Bathroom with bath, with shower over, WC and wash basin.
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Sets of towels
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by air source pump (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (logs INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.
The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).
- 2 Week Discount (£25)
- Book now - Christmas 2017! From 20/12/2017 to 23/12/2017
- Book now - New Year! From 27/12/2017 to 30/12/2017
Changeover Day: Fri
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 8|
|27 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017||£750.00|
|21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017||£1,695.00|
|28 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018||£1,750.00|
|07 Jan 2018 - 08 Feb 2018||£795.00|
|09 Feb 2018 - 22 Feb 2018||£895.00|
|23 Feb 2018 - 01 Mar 2018||£795.00|
|02 Mar 2018 - 29 Mar 2018||£895.00|
|30 Mar 2018 - 12 Apr 2018||£1,195.00|
|13 Apr 2018 - 03 May 2018||£895.00|
|04 May 2018 - 24 May 2018||£1,195.00|
|25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018||£1,750.00|
|01 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018||£1,195.00|
|29 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018||£1,750.00|
|31 Aug 2018 - 20 Sep 2018||£1,195.00|
|21 Sep 2018 - 04 Oct 2018||£895.00|
|05 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018||£1,195.00|
|26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018||£795.00|
|21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018||£1,750.00|
|28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019||£1,795.00|
|06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020||POA|
|06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||POA|
Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.
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Absolutely stunning in every respect. I think t would be impossible to find anything better on the West Coast of Scotlan...Read More
Blissful location and a truly 5 star property, can't wait to go back in December
Fantastic cottage. Excellent location for peace and quiet. Lots of lovely walks and drive out
Beautiful beautiful beautiful! Despite a week of rain in August, this is where Tigh Na Mara came in to its element...Suc...Read More
Perfect. We're tempted to comment that it's awful in the hope that we could book it more often!!