Yew Tree Cottage

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Yew Tree Cottage must surely conform to the archetypal idea of a traditional Highland home - a whitewashed, solid, stone-built cottage in a beautiful woodland setting at Little Courthill. Close to the shores of Loch Kishorn and near the foot of the Applecross mountains - this is one of the most scenic parts of Scotland’s west coast.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
Overview

It is no wonder that guests enjoy coming back to the cottage after a day out exploring feels like coming home – it’s feels like coming home and is the perfect place to relax and re-charge your batteries.

The cottage sits within the 6 acres of informal woodland gardens which make up the peaceful surroundings at Little Courthill and has its own south-facing front garden.

You'd expect such a place to have plenty of character and Yew Tree Cottage does not disappoint. Inside you’ will find that traditional features such as wood panelling have been retained and incorporated into the most stylish of restorations and now combine happily with every modern comfort, including underfloor heating.

The sitting room has a wood-burning stove for that extra touch of cosiness on evenings in. The spacious dining-kitchen with its free-standing units has everything you’ll need for preparing a romantic feast of local seafood or packing up a picnic for a day’s exploring. Also on the ground floor you’ll find a shower room and a boot room.

Upstairs are two excellent bedrooms, that both have views of the Applecross mountain tops, and a nice bright bathroom.

Map & Local

Here at the eastern end of Loch Kishorn, at the foot of the Applecross mountains you are perfectly situated for exploring the amazing Applecross peninsula. The spectacular Bealach na Ba, the Pass of the Cattle, is not to be missed with fantastic views down to Loch Kishorn and over the sea to Skye and beyond.

Don't forget to schedule in a meal at the Applecross Inn and time to explore the nearby coral beach with its white sand before following the coast road north.

The Torridon hills, so beloved of climbers and walkers and the Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve are only half an hour from the cottage, while Plockton and the Skye bridge can be reached well within the hour. This area just teems with wildlife, from otters and seals around the coast to sea eagles in the skies above. With secluded beaches nearby for lazy days on the shore, walking in the hills and woodlands, kayaking, boating, fishing, or just watching the world go by, you’ll find Yew Tree Cottage your perfect home-from-home.

Kishorn village, within walking distance of the cottage, has an award winning Seafood bar serving locally caught seafood throughout the season. With its white stone cottages along the shore line the village of Kishorn is also home to many artists and their studios.

Lochcarron, approximately 6 miles to the south, has a restaurant, hotels, cafe, shop, butcher and garage. Shieldaig (8 miles to the north) has a hotel, cafe and shop.

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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with wood burning stove and TV/DVD.
Dining/kitchen with microwave, fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob, dishwasher, etc.
Shower room with WC and wash hand basin.
Boot room.

Upstairs

Double bedroom (king-size).
Twin bedroom.
Bathroom with bath, WC and wash hand basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by underfloor heating (INCLUDED), electric panel heaters and wood-burning stove (1 basket of logs INCLUDED). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

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).

  • April availability! (AL4) From 01/04/2017 to 07/04/2017
  • October availability! (AL4) From 07/10/2017 to 13/10/2017
  • April availability! (AL4) From 01/04/2017 to 14/04/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £450.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £695.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £695.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £495.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £550.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £495.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £550.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £650.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £595.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £650.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £750.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £650.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £750.00
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £650.00
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £550.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £650.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £495.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £750.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £750.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 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.

Reviews

Reviews
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Excellent
14-Nov-2016

Lovely cottage well maintained fab location

Excellent
02-Aug-2016

Well equipped and comfortable

Excellent
03-Jun-2016

Yew tree cottage is the most wonderful holiday cottage I have ever stayed in. Lovingly restored with modern day convenie...

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Excellent
20-Oct-2015

Beautifully appointed, well presented, excellent location, very warm and comfortable

Excellent
15-Sep-2015

Lovely - excellent furnishings and decor, v relaxing, easy use of washing machine, lovely situation, owners have clearly...

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