Near Applecross, Wester RossGuest Rating
Tigh-A-Chreagan is a traditional croft cottage that occupies a secluded, elevated position just half a mile from the sea and 4 miles from the village of Applecross on the stunning Applecross peninsula, Wester Ross.
|Sleeps: 4||Bedrooms: 2|
|Changeover Day: Fri||Pets Allowed: Yes (2)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 1|
The name (pronounced ‘tie a chreckan’) means ‘house on the rocks’, referring to the cottage’s charming coastal location. Inside, the sitting room is warm and welcoming with its original wood-panelled ceiling and seating around the multi-fuel stove that is ideal to curl up in front of.
The well-equipped kitchen has another wood-burning stove and a handy little dining area. It is supplemented by a laundry/boot room (accessed from the garden) that provides useful additional storage. Also downstairs, tucked away in an unusual place spot under the stairs, is the family bathroom.
Upstairs there are two cosy, wood-panelled bedrooms, a double and a twin, that have quite steeply coombed ceilings (not suitable for taller guests) and Velux roof windows that provide lovely views out over the hills. The bedrooms share a storage area with hanging space.
Outside is a pretty walled off garden area (with furniture) that is surrounded by trees and laid mainly to grass with a little raised deck with a chiminea for BBQs. You can even see the sea from the end of the garden. The cottage is accessed by a steep pathway with parking on the roadside at the bottom of the hill.
Please note: Due to its situation, Tigh-A-Chreagan is not suitable for wheelchair users or people with limited mobility.
There are lots of lovely walks from the cottage out into the surrounding countryside and the quiet, single track roads are particularly suitable for exploring by bike. It is an easy half mile walk along to Toscaig pier where fishing is available - it is particularly well known for its mackerel fishing in the summer.
A mobile shop visits Toscaig weekly and the village of Applecross (4 miles) has a shop, a PO and a self service petrol station. It is also home to well known restaurants The Applecross Inn, with its great selection of seafood, and The Potting Shed restaurant in the grounds of Applecross House. Mountain and Sea Guides based in the village offer a variety of outdoor activities including mountaineering, sea kayaking and canoeing, rock climbing and abseiling.
The Applecross peninsula is known for its beautiful landscape and its peace and tranquillity. It also has an abundance of wildlife including golden eagles, sea eagles, otters and seals, as well as roe and red deer up in the hills.
There are lots of beautiful beaches in the area including spectacular Applecross Bay and the delightful Coral beaches at Culduie (1.5 miles) and Sands Bay located on the North Coast 5 miles from Applecross Village.
The peninsula is reached by the Bealach na Ba (or ‘pass of the cattle’), a dramatic mountain pass that rises to over 2,000 feet. It is not for the faint hearted with lots of steep drops and hairpin bends, but brave travellers are rewarded with absolutely spectacular views out towards Skye, Raasay and the Outer Hebrides islands from the top. If you prefer, there is also a longer but rather less perilous route.
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.
Sitting room with multi-fuel stove, TV/DVD, iPod docking station.
Kitchen/diner with microwave, ceramic hob, electric oven, fridge, wood-burning stove, etc.
Utility room (accessed from outside) with washing machine, tumble dryer and counter top freezer.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and wash basin.
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Sets of towels
- Travel Cot
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Heating is by electric storage and panel heaters and multi-fuel stove (INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED, subject to a fair usage policy. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome (1 large, 1 medium or 2 small). No smoking.
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)
Changeover Day: Fri
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 4|
|01 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018||£565.00|
|29 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018||£665.00|
|31 Aug 2018 - 20 Sep 2018||£565.00|
|21 Sep 2018 - 04 Oct 2018||£465.00|
|05 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018||£565.00|
|26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018||£395.00|
|21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018||£665.00|
|28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019||£665.00|
|06 Jan 2019 - 07 Feb 2019||POA|
|08 Feb 2019 - 04 Apr 2019||POA|
|05 Apr 2019 - 25 Apr 2019||POA|
|26 Apr 2019 - 09 May 2019||POA|
|10 May 2019 - 23 May 2019||POA|
|24 May 2019 - 30 May 2019||POA|
|31 May 2019 - 27 Jun 2019||POA|
|28 Jun 2019 - 29 Aug 2019||POA|
|30 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019||POA|
|20 Sep 2019 - 10 Oct 2019||POA|
|11 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019||POA|
|01 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019||POA|
|20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019||POA|
|28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020||POA|
|06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||POA|
|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||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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excellent place to stay 2nd time and just as good
Really excellent !!
I know this cottage very well form my childhood and as always it was a loveloy place to be
a little basic and not quite what we expected and no view but adequate.