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The Old Croft

Lochcarron, near Kyle of Lochalsh

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If you are looking for a holiday home which is really special and has a dream location on Scotland's glorious north west coast, then The Old Croft on Loch Carron is most definitely for you.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

Just north of Kyle of Lochalsh, this traditional white detached cottage is surrounded by its own grass and woodland garden (with furniture), with the hills at the back and just the little single track road that runs between the garden and the shore. The views from the front are truly breathtaking and dolphins, seals, otters and seabirds can often be observed from the house.

That is only the start, for it is internally that the Old Croft House really comes into its own, having been lovingly renovated and refurbished by its owners to the highest standards to make it a remarkable holiday retreat, full of stylish statements.

The sitting room is a cosy and inviting room in which to relax with its extensive corner seating that is centred round the open fire in its lovely Art Nouveau style fireplace.

The kitchen is spacious and beautifully fitted with a traditional Belfast sink and plenty of room for cooking. There is also an elegant dining room and a utility room with laundry facilities. Having a downstairs WC as well adds to the practicality of the house.

Upstairs there are two spacious double bedrooms. The master double is a lovely room that is immaculately presented and also has a luxurious en suite dressing room/shower room that has a huge walk-in shower. The second double is also attractively presented and has its own facilities too in the adjoining family bathroom, which is fully tiled with a shower over the bath.

The Old Croft is a very ‘grown-up’ house which will delight fastidious guests who are looking for somewhere which is sublimely comfortable, superbly presented and rather romantic as well!

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Map & Local

The accommodation is so seductive that you may be loathe to leave it at all, but if you can bear to tear yourself away, there is lots to do and much of interest in the surrounding area.

The beautiful Isle of Skye is less than half an hour's drive away over the Skye bridge. Nearer still is the picturesque village of Plockton, with its exotic palm trees along the sea front, quaint shops, art galleries and some excellent eating places.

In the other direction, the beautiful Applecross peninsula is not to be missed. The drive over the Bealach na Ba (The Pass of the Cattle) is a real adventure, with the prospect of an excellent lunch at the far end at either the famous Applecross Inn or the Walled Garden.

For activities, you have a range of walking, from gentle lochside strolls to climbing in the legendary Cuillins. Sea and loch fishing, sailing, sea kayaking and diving are all available locally and there is riding at Shiel Bridge. Wildlife trips to see whales and eagles are on offer nearby and Lochcarron has its own seashore golf course, while lovers of beautiful gardens are spoiled for choice in the area.

Inverness, the vibrant Highland capital can be reached in just over an hour, or if you'd rather leave the car behind for a day, you can take the train from nearby Strathcarron. The ride has been rated the fourth most scenic in the world by travel magazines!

Lochcarron (3 miles) has an award winning shop for everyday needs, as well as hotels, a cafe, a shop and a superb bistro, while supermarket shopping can be had at Kyle (28 miles).

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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.




Sitting room with open fire, TV/DVD and CD player
Dining room
Kitchen with electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, etc
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom with en suite shower
Double bedroom (ziplink beds so can be a twin room)
Bathroom with bath and shower over.

What's included

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

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (first £15 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay) and open fire (only suitable for peat). Satellite broadband is available at a charge of £10 per week. It is provided for email checking and general web browsing and should not be used for large downloads or high bandwidth applications (such as Skype, YouTube, Netflix, iPlayer/video streaming, etc). Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 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.



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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).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 10% w/c 29 Jun 19 From 29/06/2019 to 01/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 06 Jul 19 From 06/07/2019 to 08/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 13 Jul 19 From 13/07/2019 to 15/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 22 Jun 19 From 22/06/2019 to 24/06/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 29 Jun 19 From 29/06/2019 to 01/07/2019
  • Christmas 2019 From 21/12/2019 to 27/12/2019
  • New Year 2019 From 28/12/2019 to 03/01/2020
  • October Half Term 2019 From 12/10/2019 to 14/10/2019
  • October Half Term 2019 From 19/10/2019 to 21/10/2019
  • October Half Term 2019 From 26/10/2019 to 28/10/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 4
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £595.00 £650.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £795.00 £795.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £595.00 £650.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £495.00 £550.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £595.00 £650.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £465.00 £495.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £795.00 £795.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £795.00 £795.00
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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.


Refundable House Holder's deposit required