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Poldhu at Kentra Bay

Near Acharacle, Ardnamurchan

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Poldhu at Kentra Bay is a very warm and welcoming detached house that occupies an amazing situation right on the shore of wonderful Kentra Bay, near Acharacle (2 miles) on the beautiful Ardnamurchan peninsula in Argyll.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi

A large bay window in the sitting room keeps the room light and bright and is an ideal observation point for wildlife spotting out in the bay and the flame effect fire makes an attractive focal point.

The kitchen/dining room is equipped with everything needed and has a double oven which always comes in handy when cooking for a group. It is also supplemented by a utility room with a freezer.

Everything is set out on one level with a master bedroom that has been decked out in soothing heather tones with a lovely king-size bed and another bay window with seating from which to admire the garden and water beyond.

There is a second smaller double bedroom and a twin room that is nice and spacious. The family bathroom has both a bath and a large, separate walk-in shower for maximum flexibility.

The house is accessed via a rough country track and there are rugged garden grounds that surround the house with garden furniture to enjoy the views from. You can even walk right off out into the bay that becomes a large expanse of beach at low tide.

Map & Local

If a break from cooking beckons there are a couple of eateries to choose from in Acharacle (2 miles) with Ardshealach Lodge and the restaurant and bar in the Loch Shiel Hotel that both feature fresh, local seafood on their menus.

This area is known for its great beaches including Camas an Lighe the ‘Singing Sands’ (5.5 miles) that looks out towards the picturesque Small Isles of Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna. The sand grains are perfectly round, which allows wind to whistle through them to produce a charming ‘singing’ sound. A walk on the beach can be extended to take in Cul na Croise beach and Ardtoe beach (2.5 miles) has miles of sand to explore when the tide is out.

The peninsula is known for its wild, unspoilt beauty that walkers will love and is a haven for wildlife with RSPB Glenborrodale (12.5 miles) being home to skylarks, merlins, wood warblers and even golden eagles.

For a really special experience for children and adults alike there are sled dog tours at Swordle Bay (24.5 miles) that are done on snow in winter and in a special designed dog cart when there is no snow around.

Heading over to the coast at the most westerly point of mainland Britain is Ardnamurchan Lighthouse where there are panoramic views and the chance to spot seals, whales and dolphins. On the way back it is worth a detour to Sanna Bay’s gorgeous beach that has turquoise waters and stunning white sands.

Fort William (38 miles) is the place to stock up on supermarket supplies and fill up the car and the famous West Highland Railway line runs from there up to Mallaig where ferry trips head over to the Small Isles.

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.



Single Storey

Sitting room with electric flame effect fire
Kitchen with gas hob and electric double oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, etc
Utility room with microwave and freezer
Double bedroom (king-size)
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and separate shower, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (INCLUDED) and electric flame effect fire. WiFi is INCLUDED (speed approximately 5MB download and 1MB upload). A maximum of two dogs is welcome at an additional charge (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. Please note that there are free roaming sheep in the extended croft around the cottage so dogs should be supervised when outdoors. 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

Booked Available

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 6
30 Mar 2024 - 19 Apr 2024 £895.00
20 Apr 2024 - 03 May 2024 £750.00
04 May 2024 - 24 May 2024 £895.00
25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 £1,095.00
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £895.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £1,095.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,195.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £895.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £750.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £895.00
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 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 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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