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The Croft House

Gairloch, Wester Ross

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Views, location, comfort - everything you could want in a holiday home and just what is on offer at The Croft House!

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6/7 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

This beautifully refurbished detached house sits in an elevated position above Gairloch Bay, with stunning views of the Torridon Mountains and Skye.

It is situated on the edge of the popular West Highland village of Gairloch (shops, hotels, pub and cafe) in about half an acre of enclosed garden, with the living room and all the bedrooms facing the sea and the hills.

With new solid oak floors in the hallway and living room, the house has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard throughout. The living room also has an attractive beamed ceiling and a multi-fuel stove to augment the efficient electric heating. The comfortable seating is centred round the stove for maximum cosiness and there is even a telescope at the window to ensure that no passing seal or bird will be missed.

The large, well-equipped dining kitchen is separated from the sitting room by an arch, a very satisfactory arrangement that keeps everyone within earshot, while still being a little separate. There is a family bedroom, with a double and a single bed, on this level, as well as a handy shower room.

Upstairs are two further bedrooms, a double and a twin, that have both been comfortably and stylishly furnished in restful colours with splashes of Scottish charm. A family bathroom with bath and shower over completes the indoor accommodation. Having bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs and down makes the accommodation here very practical as well as stylish.

Outside there is parking at the side of the cottage. The enclosed grass garden in which The Croft House stands provides a vantage point for sitting out looking over the bay, though with the shore so close it will be tempting to make straight for the water’s edge.

Map & Local

Just a little further along the road above which the cottage stands is the extensive beach at the appropriately named Big Sand.

The single track road continues only as far as the Rua Reidh lighthouse, the last part of which follows a spectacular route along the cliff tops. Back in Gairloch village there is pony trekking and the possibility of boat trips to view the area's plentiful marine and land wildlife. Gairloch Golf Club (said to be 'possibly the best wee golf course in the Highlands') sits on the south edge of the village, although those who are less confident about their abilities have the option of the pitch and putt at Strath.

Anglers will be spoilt for choice with opportunities for both freshwater and sea fishing close by and climbers may well choose to head straight for the famous mountains of Torridon, while those seeking more leisurely pursuits should not fail to visit the equally famous sub-tropical gardens at Inverewe.

Most of all, however, what brings enthusiastic holiday makers back to this spot year after year is the combination of the stunning coastal and mountain scenery, as well as the peace and quiet and gentler pace of life here. The Croft House certainly is just the place from which to enjoy it all.

Local Events and Attractions

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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 multi-fuel stove, TV/DVD and iPod dock.
Kitchen/dining room with a gas hob range with double electric oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine, etc.
Family bedroom with double bed and single bed.
Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.

Upstairs

Twin bedroom.
Double bedroom.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric panel heaters, electric storage heaters and soild-fuel stove (fuel INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (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.

Please note: For The Croft House, the tariff for 2 persons is based one bedroom being made available.

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
2018
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 2018 From 20/12/2018 to 26/12/2018
  • Save 15% New Year 2018 From 29/12/2018 to 04/01/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 7
27 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018 £475.00 £495.00
20 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £995.00 £995.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £995.00 £995.00
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 £475.00 £495.00
09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019 £550.00 £595.00
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 £650.00 £695.00
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 £550.00 £595.00
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 £650.00 £695.00
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 £795.00 £795.00
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £650.00 £695.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £795.00 £795.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £650.00 £695.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £550.00 £595.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £650.00 £695.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £475.00 £495.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £995.00 £995.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £995.00 £995.00
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking and where more than one tariff is shown, the number of bedrooms made available may vary. This is allows us to offer larger properties at lower rates for smaller parties. 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.

For The Croft House, the tariff for 2 persons is based one bedroom being made available.

Reviews

Reviews
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18-Oct-2018

Excellent cottage which was fully equipped... warm and cosy. Good sized family kitchen. Clear instructions in cottage of...

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16-Sep-2018

Perfect location for exploring the area. View from cottage beautiful with dolphins seen from window on most days. Facili...

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21-Jul-2018

The cottage had everything we needed for our stay. The views and location are outstanding.

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15-Jul-2018

Very clean. Instructions for cooker etc would have been helpful as would wardrobes.

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18-Jun-2018

The best holiday cottage we have stayed in. Well equipped, nicely decorated, amazing views and the dog loved the garden....

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