Blue Mountain

Dornie nr Kyle of Lochalsh, Northern Highlands, Scotland (Ref. 1729)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Rating

    

  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Dornie 4 miles. A traditional stone-built cottage situated in a beautiful, isolated West Highland location, just 4 miles from the village of Dornie and 14 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh. Set in an elevated position overlooking Loch Long and the magnificent mountains beyond, this charming property provides an ideal base from which to explore the stunning countryside and amazing Scottish coast. The property retains much of its original character and offers comfortable, well equipped accommodation including a spacious sitting room with dining area and warming multi-fuel stove, along with uninterrupted sea and mountain views from every room. The picturesque village of Dornie, 4 miles away, offers a good variety of amenities including a local shop and village pub, while the surrounding area provides good walking, cycling, climbing, fishing, horse riding and nature excursions. Kyle of Lochalsh, known as the gateway to the Isle of Skye, is 14 miles away and boasts stunning scenery, whilst offering a variety of shops and restaurants. A great base for simply relaxing or from which to explore the West Highlands.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1x twin. Bathroom with bath with hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor WC and basin. Simple fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove. Additional sitting room with electric fire.

Amenities

Electric storage heaters throughout with additional heating from multi-fuel stove and electric fire in sitting rooms. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, colour TV with basic Freeview, DVD, small library of games/books/DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Large lawned garden with garden bench and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry no smoking. Shop and pub 4 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

DORNIE

Kyle of Lochalsh 9 miles.

The picturesque village of Dornie sits amidst the stunning West Highland countryside, just 9 miles from the bustling village of Kyle of Lochalsh. The village itself, a walker’s paradise, offers good amenities including a village shop, a local pub and numerous walking and cycling opportunities, with stunning views of the coastline and mountainous regions beyond to be enjoyed. Nearby Kyle of Lochalsh, known as the gateway to the Isle of Skye, offers a range of shops, hotels and restaurants and boasts a busy harbour that plays host to a variety of cargo, fishing and occasional passenger vessels. Nearby Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland's most famous and popular sights, is perched at the end of a stone causeway on the shores of Loch Duich, whilst further south is the Glenelg Peninsula, a tranquil backwater, which is beautiful, remote and relatively undiscovered. An easy drive north of Kyle is the charming village of Plockton, famous for its palm trees, yacht-filled bay and Highland cattle which wander the streets! Alternatively, cross the Skye Bridge to Skye itself and explore all that the mystical Isle has to offer.