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The Shore House

Loch Alsh, Near Dornie, Ross-shire

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At The Shore House luxury and style combine with a dramatic coastal setting to create a truly memorable holiday home, set right on the shore of Loch Alsh near Kyle of Lochalsh (7 miles) by the Skye bridge in Ross-shire.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6/8 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
Licence No: HI-10160-P
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • Green Credentials
  • WiFi

As the house is newly built it is fresh and modern throughout with gorgeous views of the loch that are showcased at every turn. The beautifully presented open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen is sure to be the place where the majority of time is spent whether it be cosying up in front of the colourful wood-burning stove, whipping up some culinary creations in the kitchen or enjoying meals at the chic dining area.

Another restful spot to relax in is the snug/sunroom that is decorated in soothing hues with an amazing outlook from its large picture windows. Washing facilities are housed in the little utility room where there is handy storage space for coats and boots, etc.

The en suite master bedroom upstairs has been created to make the absolute most of the striking vista of the loch and rocky shoreline beyond with a gable end that is made completely of glass.

There is another spacious double bedroom with an unusual circular window and a family room that has a double bed and two twin beds, making it ideal for parents and their kids. Yet more wonderful views greet guests from this room and there is also a shower room with a walk-in shower on this level. The house has good green credentials as it is warmed throughout by ground source heating and Eilean Donan Castle can be seen out in the water from the shoreline, sunroom and rear bedrooms upstairs.

The rough garden grounds lead right down to the shoreline for fishing. Some areas by the water can become slippery and there is a steep drop to the shore from the garden so care should be taken (particularly with children).

Map & Local

Dornie (3 miles) has a little shop and a hotel pub/restaurant to stop off at for a meal or a drink whilst out and about exploring.

The nearby Eilean Donan castle is one of Scotland’s most iconic and most widely recognisable landmarks. After a look round the visitor centre on the mainland (where there is also a café and gift shop) head over to the castle itself for a tour. It sits out on a small tidal island at the point where Loch Duich, Loch Alsh and Loch Long all meet and is reached by a stone bridge.

Shopping can be bought at Kyle of Lochalsh (7 miles) where there are a couple of small supermarkets. The village is the gateway over to the scenic Isle of Skye so it is easy to pop across for day trips to take in some of the island’s many sights and attractions.

It is well worth taking a trip out on the glass-bottomed boat Seaprobe Atlantis for a fascinating, up close look at the sealife, as well as the many seals and otters that the loch is home to and even a shipwreck dating all the way back to World War II.

This part of the west coast is dotted with really picturesque villages such as Plockton (9 miles) where the warming Gulf stream allows palm trees to flourish, something that may not be expected in Scotland! Sea kayaking tours run out from the village and it is a great way of taking in the scenery from a unique perspective. The effects of the Gulf Stream are further demonstrated at Attadale Gardens (12.5 miles) where the microclimate it creates nurtures a wide range of beautiful plants and flowers.

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.




Open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD, ceramic hob and electric oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, etc
Second sitting room/sunroom
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer


Master double bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and wash basin
Double bedroom
Family room with double bed and two single beds
Shower room with 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. The first £45 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric central heating (first £45 INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). 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 8
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £1,495.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £1,650.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,750.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £1,495.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £1,095.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £1,495.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £995.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,750.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,750.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £995.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £1,095.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £1,495.00
26 Apr 2025 - 02 May 2025 POA
03 May 2025 - 23 May 2025 POA
24 May 2025 - 30 May 2025 POA
31 May 2025 - 27 Jun 2025 POA
28 Jun 2025 - 18 Jul 2025 POA
19 Jul 2025 - 29 Aug 2025 POA
30 Aug 2025 - 12 Sep 2025 POA
13 Sep 2025 - 03 Oct 2025 POA
04 Oct 2025 - 24 Oct 2025 POA
25 Oct 2025 - 19 Dec 2025 POA
20 Dec 2025 - 27 Dec 2025 POA
28 Dec 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 POA
06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 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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This was our 2nd stay at the Shore House & want a fantastic stay it was, it’s such a beautiful place on the edge of the ...

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Whilst Shore House was certainly spacious and worked well for the family in that respect, we all feel it needed a 'deep'...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - we appreciate all comments received. The owner has advised that this i...

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Stunning views from this cosy and comfortable cottage especially from the master bedroom. Clean, well fitted out and qui...

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We are glad that you enjoyed your stay - Skye is a beautiful place for a holiday.

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Great property in a great location. Very well situated as a base to explore the Lochalsh area as well as the Isle of Sky...

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A fantastic house in wonderful location. We had a great relaxing vacation..
We did have a couple of minor issues, w...

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