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Customs House

Near Golspie, Sutherland

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Customs House is set in a cluster of houses in an elevated position in the pretty little settlement of Littleferry right on the shore of scenic Loch Fleet on the sprawling Sutherland Estate near Golspie (3 miles).

Quick Info

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

Guests can relax in the sitting room with a good book while the warming effects of the wood-burning stove kick in and, as it is open plan to the kitchen and dining area, it is the ideal place for socialising. The kitchen is supplemented by a utility room and there is also a handy boot cupboard.

A further dining area in the sunroom allows the rays to be enjoyed during the day and panoramic loch views to be taken in at mealtimes. From the sunroom, a door leads straight out to the garden.

The bright twin bedroom is based downstairs with a shower room just adjacent to it. An open staircase from the sitting room leads up to a delightful double bedroom (with a king-size bed) and a huge bathroom with a luxurious rolltop, claw-footed bath to enjoy a relaxing soak in.

Just outside there is seating that faces towards the loch and the sea beyond. The grassed garden that surrounds the house leads directly down to the water where BBQs can be had on the pebbly beach of the loch shore. After all, what could be more idyllic than that?

Map & Local

To the side of the garden the little pier that was once used by a steam ferry service can still be seen and it is a good spot to admire the water and fish below from. Walks lead off into the countryside all around and a wander around nearby Littleferry woods is particularly picturesque.

Over on the other side of the loch is the Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve where the tidal basin and surrounding forest provide the perfect habitat for a variety of wildlife. Birds, ospreys and seals call the reserve home and lovely walking trails peppered with wildflowers lead through the scenic woodland.

Golspie (3 miles) has a supermarket and several cafés, not to mention a restaurant and an excellent chippie. The Golspie Angling Club offers day tickets for fishing on Loch Fleet itself or on three local lochs.

A few miles outside Golspie is the Ben Bhraggie peak that sits at 1,300 feet above sea level and takes about 3.5 hours to climb up and back with the Sutherland Monument, that can be seen for miles around, marking the summit. For an adrenalin rush, the Highland Wildcat Mountain Bike Trails (3.5 miles) has blue, red and black trails, as well as the longest singletrack descent in the UK from the top of Ben Bhraggie.

Golfers are spoilt for choice as there is a course at Brora (9 miles), two links courses at Dornoch (13 miles) and another links course at Tain (18 miles). The Brora Heritage Centre offers an insight into the village’s interesting past and even has resources for tracking genealogy for those with family ties to the area.

A great coastal walk leads from Brora back down to Golspie and fishing boat trips out on Loch Brora can be arranged. Those on the whisky trail will enjoy a tour around the Clynelish Distillery (10 miles) or the famous Glen Morangie Distillery at Tain.

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 sitting/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove, TV, CD Player, electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, etc
Utility room with counter top freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
Twin bedroom
Shower room with WC and wash basin.


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

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)
Travel Cot (excluding linen)

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (logs INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome (2 large, 2 medium, 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



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

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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).

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 £1,195.00
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £995.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £1,195.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,195.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £995.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £795.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £995.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £695.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,195.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,195.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £750.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £850.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £1,050.00
26 Apr 2025 - 02 May 2025 £850.00
03 May 2025 - 23 May 2025 £1,050.00
24 May 2025 - 30 May 2025 £1,250.00
31 May 2025 - 27 Jun 2025 £1,050.00
28 Jun 2025 - 18 Jul 2025 £1,250.00
19 Jul 2025 - 29 Aug 2025 £1,295.00
30 Aug 2025 - 12 Sep 2025 £1,050.00
13 Sep 2025 - 03 Oct 2025 £850.00
04 Oct 2025 - 24 Oct 2025 £1,050.00
25 Oct 2025 - 19 Dec 2025 £750.00
20 Dec 2025 - 27 Dec 2025 £1,295.00
28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 £1,295.00
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA
06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 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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this is the 6th time we have stayed in this cottage - very comfortable excellent location - the ground floor shower room...

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Loved it, been several times and will be back again. Great location and lovely cottage


Excellent location for watching wildlife

Our response:

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - Loch Fleet is a beautiful lcoation for wildlife.


Third visit here great house and fantastic location local team great and the house is very warm and comfortable even in ...

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We are glad that Customs House tops your list of holiday destinations.

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Location if cottage was excellent as you could easily watch the tides come and go and nice to watch the nearby wildlife.

Our response:

Watching tides come and go can be quite therapeutic - we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.


Refundable House Holder's deposit required