Loch Kishorn Cottage

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The three small settlements of Sanachan, Achintraid and Ardarroch, which are strung along the eastern end of Loch Kishorn in the north west Highlands, are collectively called Kishorn.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
Overview

An hour and a half's drive from Inverness, the area around Loch Kishorn, a large sea water loch, provides an attractive haven from the day-to-day bustle and noise of modern day life. Not far from the loch's edge you will find Loch Kishorn Cottage.

Exceedingly Scottish with its bright, whitewashed walls and feature wood-panelling throughout, the cottage offers a unique mixture of elegant tradition and modern convenience. It sits in six acres of informal woodland gardens known as Little Courthill at the foot of the Applecross mountains. As you would expect, there are magnificent views of these mountains to be enjoyed from every room.

The cottage has been lovingly restored to retain many original features and has the ambience of a real, traditional Scottish country cottage. It now provides the perfect place from which to explore the best beaches, mountains and wooded glens that the Wester Ross National Scenic Area has to offer.

The open plan living area is very comfortable with plenty of space to plan the next day’s adventure while relaxing in front of the cosy wood-burning stove. The kitchen/dining area is well-equipped and the downstairs shower room with its incredibly spacious shower is a real bonus. Also on the this floor you’ll find a double bedroom with a king-size bed and a very Highland feel to it.

Upstairs, are two further spacious bedrooms, a double and a twin, from which you can watch the sun setting over the mountains before drifting off to sleep. The double room has an en suite bathroom which, with its large freestanding, roll top bath, is the perfect place to unwind and relax after a day of taking in the beauty of your surroundings.

Map & Local

Approximately half a mile from Loch Kishorn Cottage is the village of Kishorn with its white-washed cottages strung along the shore. It is home to many local artists and their studios and the award-winning Kishorn Seafood Bar that serves beautiful, fresh local seafood.

The cottage is perfectly situated as a base for exploring the west coast; you can enjoy a variety of activities, from fishing to mountain biking, boat trips to kayaking, or the more leisurely pursuits of otter spotting and bird watching.

The Isle of Skye can be reached in less than an hour while the villages and hamlets of Wester Ross are well worth exploring from Plockton to Applecross, Gairloch and on to Ullapool. On the way there are plenty of sandy beaches, mountains and woodland walks to explore. The chance of spotting an otter, pine martin or eagle adds to the dramatic coastal and mountain landscape experience.

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

To the north and west of the cottage is the Applecross peninsula which, until the coast road was completed in 1975, was only accessible by boat or by traversing the mountains via the spectacular Bealach na Ba, ‘Pass of the Cattle’, which reaches 2,053 feet. At the top don’t forget to stop and take in the views across to Skye and the islands beyond before heading down to the Applecross Inn for some excellent local food and refreshment.

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

Open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD, electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and deep freeze etc.
Double bedroom with king-size bed and wood-burning stove.
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

Upstairs

Double bedroom with en suite bathroom
Twin Bedroom.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free

Available Extras

Towels (per person)
£5.00

Services

Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. The electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric central heating and wood-burning stoves (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).

  • Easter Availability (FE3) From 01/04/2017 to 07/04/2017
  • Half-Term Availability (FE3) From 07/10/2017 to 13/10/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 6
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 £595.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 £695.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £495.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £795.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £795.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £550.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £595.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £550.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £650.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £750.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £650.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £750.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £850.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £750.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £850.00
02 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 £750.00
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £650.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £750.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £550.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £850.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £850.00
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
18-Apr-2016

Excellent lovely cottage will be going back

Excellent
20-Dec-2015

The cottage was amazing. It was really cosy with everything you'd need. Definitely recommend it.

Excellent
10-Nov-2015

Lovely cottage in vg order. Wifi would be good but not essential. Kindly the owners let us use the laundry room. Not ex...

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Excellent
28-Sep-2015

Fantastic location (if you like to be away from it all!),cottage warm and comfortable and well equiped.

Excellent
03-Sep-2015

Very clean, well kept, provided lots of details about the surrounding. Very pleasant stay!

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