The Haven

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The village of Achiltibuie, 26 miles from Ullapool (all facilities) and overlooking the Summer Isles, must be one of the most heavenly spots on all of mainland Scotland.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
Overview

Just before entering the village, if you turn right and head 6 miles along the coast to the end of the road, you will come to the little community of Reiff (with pub) and The Haven.

This traditional stone cottage too has a perfectly heavenly situation, south-facing and side on to the wee road, its enclosed grass garden runs right down to the rocky foreshore, with glorious sea views from the kitchen windows.

The interior, while unpretentious, is very well presented and most comfortably furnished. There is a bright, modern dining kitchen and a snug sitting room with open fire for cosy evenings when darkness falls (which, in the summer, is hardly at all).

The two double bedrooms, while not large, have everything you'll need and there are bunk beds in one for increased versatility, making it suitable for a small family as well, though the cottage will only sleep four.

Map & Local

Relaxing, watching the ever-changing seascape, beachcombing - these are all likely pursuits in this lovely spot.

If the mountains beckon, several of the most iconic in Scotland, Stac Pollaidh, the Coigach and Suilven, are almost on the doorstep. Choose a really lovely day and take the 'wee mad road' to Lochinver (16 miles). The views are utterly mind-blowing and you must stop at Inverkirkaig to visit the café/bookshop in the middle of nowhere and take the path up to the Kirkaig Falls and on to the lonely lochan below Suilven itself.

From Ullapool, once a thriving herring port and indeed consciously designed as such by Thomas Telford, you can take the ferry to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, or local boat trips to explore Loch Broom and the coastal waters. The town also has a good golf course.

From Achiltibuie too boat trips to view the local wildlife can be arranged, as can fishing in the lochs in the area. The village has a well-stocked general store and also boasts the famous Summer Isles Hotel (open April to the end of October, while the bar is sometimes open through the winter as well).

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

Single Storey

Sitting room with open-fire and TV/DVD.
Kitchen with electric cooker, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine etc.
Family room with double bed and bunk beds.
Double bedroom.
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00

Services

Bed linen is INCLUDED.  Sorry, towels are not available to hire. The first £20 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric panel heaters (first £20 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay) and open fire. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium or 1 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. 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).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% - Christmas 2016 From 19/12/2016 to 27/12/2016
  • Save 10% - New Year! From 27/12/2016 to 03/01/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £335.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £495.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £495.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £335.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £395.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £335.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £395.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £480.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £395.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £480.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £525.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £480.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £525.00
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £480.00
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £395.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £480.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £335.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £525.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £525.00
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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Poor
16-Jul-2016

Disappointing size and state of cottage. Photos had not depicted it well. Only kitchen was in good state. Claustrophobic...

Our response:

Thanks for your comments. The Haven may not be as spacious as you are used to but that is the nature of this 200 year ol...

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Good
03-Jul-2016

Pricy for this property, however it was all about location for my family.

Excellent
03-Jun-2016

I cant speak highly enough about this cottage. Its been modernised but retains its history, which in itself is fascinati...

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Excellent
17-Jan-2016

Great cottage well equipped and clean, great place to drop off the radar..

Good
10-Nov-2015

Excellent location but kitchen contents in particular need refreshing. Pleasant and helpful local contact couple across ...

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