Badachro, near GairlochGuest Rating
Innis Bheatha is a substantial house surrounded by secluded and private wooded grounds on the southern shore of Loch Shieldaig, near the scenic hamlet of Badachro in one of the most beautiful areas of the west coast.
|Sleeps: 2/7||Bedrooms: 4|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: Yes (2)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 3|
Dating all the way back to 1830, Innis Bheatha (meaning meadow of the birches) has been extended from the original Highland cottage to offer spacious accommodation with room to spread out into, as well as plenty of original character and charm.
There is a cosy winter sitting room with an open fire and when the house was extended a second larger summer sitting room was created with picture windows, a charming window seat and a natural stone fireplace that surrounds the wood-burning stove.
The kitchen is farmhouse in style with a colourful 2 oven Aga at its heart and the choice of an electric hob and oven if you prefer. There is a handy breakfasting area in the kitchen in addition to the separate formal dining room and also on this level is a bathroom and shower room.
Upstairs are a double bedroom, a twin room and a single bedroom that all have great views out over the garden. On the mezzanine level up a separate staircase is the roomy and bright master suite that has a king-size bed, en suite bathroom and a lovely Juliet balcony to enjoy the views from.
The house stands within 3 acres of pretty garden grounds with lots of mature plants and trees and a pond, so care should be taken particularly with children.
A pretty woodland path from the garden leads right down to the stony shore of Loch Shieldaig where moorings are available and further along the shoreline there are many inlets sheltering picturesque sandy beaches.
There is good fishing nearby and hill walkers can test themselves on the mountainous landscape of Torridon (29 miles). The Torridon Countryside Centre has a 3D model showing the topography of the area so it is a good place to visit prior to planning further exploration of the mountains.
In walking distance at Badachro (1.5 miles) there is an excellent pub that serves delicious meals featuring lots of fresh local seafood. Further on at Red Point there are two spectacular sandy beaches that just beg to be explored.
Head north up the coast to Gairloch (5 miles) for supermarket shopping, watching the boats bobbing out in the bay, or taking to the water yourself on a boat trip out to see some of the local wildlife including dolphins, seals and even the occasional whale.
The Gairloch Heritage Museum is also interesting to wander around with its exhibits on the village’s history and a fascinating replica of a 1940s shop.
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 wood-burning stove, Smart TV/DVD
Open plan kitchen/dining room with AGA, electric double oven with hob, fridge (2), freezer, Nespresso machine, dishwasher, microwave etc
Snug with open fire
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin
Shower room with WC and wash basin
Master double bedroom (king-size) with en suite bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Sets of towels (per person)
- Travel Cot (excluding linen)
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £25 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay. Heating is by gas central heating (first £35 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stove and open fire (coal and log starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED, subject to a fair usage policy. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. 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).
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 2||Sleeps 7|
|18 Sep 2021 - 08 Oct 2021||£695.00||£795.00|
|09 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021||£795.00||£895.00|
|30 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021||£595.00||£695.00|
|18 Dec 2021 - 27 Dec 2021||£1,195.00||£1,195.00|
|28 Dec 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||£1,195.00||£1,195.00|
|06 Jan 2022 - 04 Feb 2022||£595.00||£695.00|
|05 Feb 2022 - 01 Apr 2022||£695.00||£795.00|
|02 Apr 2022 - 22 Apr 2022||£795.00||£895.00|
|23 Apr 2022 - 06 May 2022||£695.00||£795.00|
|07 May 2022 - 27 May 2022||POA||POA|
|28 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022||POA||POA|
|04 Jun 2022 - 24 Jun 2022||POA||POA|
|25 Jun 2022 - 22 Jul 2022||POA||POA|
|23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022||POA||POA|
|27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022||POA||POA|
|17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022||POA||POA|
|08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022||POA||POA|
|29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022||POA||POA|
|18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022||POA||POA|
|28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023||POA||POA|
|06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024||POA||POA|
|06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025||POA||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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