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Rocky Mountain View Cottage

(Ref. 1012225)

Camusluinie near Dornie, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "A very nice and friendly house with lovely owners."

    Reviewed by Robert4.4Apr 2024

  • "The cottage is even better than in the pictures."

    The views down the glen are like a painting. The House was very clean, stylish and well presented. Kitchen was well equipped with all the items you could possibly need. Having the mountains on your doorstep is a jackpot for someone who likes long or small hikes. This is the perfect place if you want quiet and break from busy city/town life. The host was very nice and gave us a few tips where to go. We felt very welcome - we will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jan 2024

  • "Really impressed ."

    Lovely location and well equipped . Comfortable rooms . Didn’t want to leave If you want a peaceful and quiet break this is it . Local walks and wildlife to enjoy . A visit to Applecross across the pass and lunch at the walled garden at apple cross is a must do for your places to visit.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had such a fantastic holiday exploring Scotland and the cottage really made it perfect."

    It was so well equipped with all and more than we needed. From the moment we walked in we relaxed and the setting was amazing- we couldnt stop looking at the views the entire week. The whole place was so clean. Great location to explore Skye but so much on the doorstep or a short drive too.

    Reviewed by Annabelle5.0Aug 2023

  • "Thank you John and Mae for a lovely stay."

    We all thoroughly enjoyed the cottage. The setting is perfect for a peaceful holiday with the option of exploring the amazing surroundings.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2023

  • "Set in a beautiful setting, cannot fail to enjoy the whole experience of the tranquility and scenery."

    owners helpful yet not intrusive. good accommodation, spacious and well equipped. the seclusion of the cottage was a bonus to us both.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "The house has great views and at night if sky is clear you have a star fest to look at."

    There is a waterfall at the back of house 30 mins walk good to see. We seen two stags in the morning at the front of house The house is warm clean facilities are good would recommend a stay here

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Mar 2023

  • "What an amazing place to get away from it all and the views and landscape is amazing."

    Visited by red deer most nights as well

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Dec 2022

  • "Amazing property has everything you require."

    Well set out and clean to high standard. Fantastic for children and pet's enclosed garden. Lovely and warm house. Stunning surrounding scenery, heard the stags but didn't see any. Waterfalls in the mountains and atmospheric relaxing setting. Would definitely recommend. Well done to the owners high standards maintained offering a superb holiday. 5 stars!!!

    Reviewed by Laura And5.0Sep 2022

  • "A perfect location for an away-from-it-all holiday."

    Comfortable and totally quiet with stunning views from every room - and a great base to explore the Highlands and Isle of Skye. Be prepared for a few miles of single track road to reach the cottage but it’s worth it.

    Reviewed by Maggie5.0Sep 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    The cottage was well equipped and perfectly met our needs. Thank you once again for letting us stay, we'd love to come back in future.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2022

  • "A lovely, lovely property with simply magnificent views."

    It totally met our expectations. The owner came to check everything was OK which it was and was very welcoming. We had a great holiday but the weather was against us and the only respite from the rain was on day trips out. If we had to nitpick about anything it would be that the TV needs updating to a newer, larger model for the size of the room . It is not something that would bother us normally but with the weather being so wet we were more reliant on it during the evening.. A very small quibble, it was a great comfortable place to stay.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jul 2022

  • "Perfect perfect & more perfect & so peacful"

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Jun 2022

  • "If you want breathtaking views from your windows, peace and quiet except for birdsong and exceptional facilities this is the place for you."

    My friend and I stayed for a week and didn’t want to go home. Off the beaten track, literally, 7 miles of it, but it’s worth every bumpy mile.

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0May 2022

  • "The house was beautiful."

    The people were very friendly. House was very clean and comfortable. We are planning to go back. The dogs loved the large garden. Scenery was stunning. Close to Kyle of lochalsh and Skye. Highly recommend Rocky Mountain

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Mar 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage in stunning surroundings."

    The house was spotless and was not short of anything we needed, It was very warm and cosy, even on dismal November days, and had a huge garden which was brilliant for our 2 dogs who had a great time chasing each other around it. We would certainly recommend this cottage and will definitely be back again.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Nov 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in stunning surroundings."

    The cottage was spotlessly clean, extremely cosy and had all the facilities you would need. The huge well fenced garden was perfect for our 2 young dogs who had a wonderful time chasing each other round! There are plenty of walks to go on and wildlife to see. The owners couldn't have been more friendly and helpful and we will certainly be going back. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Oct 2021

  • "Well equipped and comfortable cottage in beautiful setting and peaceful location with walks from the doorstep."

    Access via seven mile winding single track road.

    Reviewed by Owen4.7Sep 2021

  • "Superb location and excellent accommodation."

    Made to feel very welcome by John, William and their families.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage-perfect scenery!"

    Reviewed by Mairi5.0Oct 2020

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Ground source heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and hairdryer
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power Inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels Inc in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 8.2 miles
  • Note: There is no mobile reception in the glen unless you are on the EE network
  • Free wi-fi is however available in the cottage
  • Note: This property is serviced by a private water supply
  • Note: Check-in from 16:00, check-out by 10:00

The property

Dornie 8.2 miles.

Rocky Mountain View Cottage is a spacious, detached cottage situated in the hamlet of Camusluinie near Dornie, Scotland.

Resting in a peaceful, rural location with only a handful of properties nearby, the area is unspoilt and a perfect base for a family seeking the great outdoors.

Approach the cottage via a single-track road with off-road parking for two, where panoramic views across the Glen of Elchaig and awe-inspiring mountains greet you.

The cottage sits picture-perfect against the countryside backdrop and upon entering, step into the spacious kitchen/diner; bright and airy, the kitchen is well-equipped for entertaining and preparing home-cooked meals to discuss the day's adventures around the dining table.

Double doors lead out to a large decking area with outdoor seating, perfect for dining alfresco on warmer evenings and making the most of the fantastic views.

After hiking mountains or wandering coastlines, the sitting room offers plush seating and a TV with a DVD player for a movie night to rest tired legs, or take some time during the day to curl up with a book.

Three bedrooms at Rocky Mountain View provide guests with quaint settings for getting ready and resting, with storage space to unpack your clothing, and pretty décor; choose from the ground-floor double, or the upstairs double and twin.

The ground floor also has a contemporary shower room for a hot, energising shower, whilst upstairs you will find the family bathroom for pleasant bubble baths.

Surrounding the cottage is a large, enclosed garden with a lawn for children and dogs to play safely and get plenty of fresh air.

Even though the cottage offers a peaceful alternative to the busy tourist spots, you are within reach of bustling villages and amenities; take a short drive into Dornie where you can stock up on the essentials in the village shop, have a delicious dinner in the local pub, or join one of the many trails that lead visitors to picturesque coastlines and mountain regions.

The gateway to the Isle of Skye, Kyle of Lochalsh lies east of Rocky Mountain View, where you can stop off at the impressive, 13th-century Eilean Donan Castle, as well as Lochalsh Woodland Walks for sheltered woodland along the shore.

Head into the village centre for a picnic at the viewpoint overlooking Skye Bridge.

Travelling a little further, Lochcarron is a pretty village of white-washed cottages surrounded by wildlife and tranquil scenery, where you can visit the nearby Attadale Gardens with ancient pathways winding through diverse landscapes, or have lunch in the village bistro before heading to the ruins of Strome Castle.

Whether you seek attractive villages or the wilds of Cape Wrath Trail and the majestic Falls of Glomach, Rocky Mountain View Cottage is an excellent choice for those wishing to explore the west coast of Scotland.

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: HI-10026-F

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About the location


Kyle of Lochalsh 9 miles.

The picturesque village of Dornie sits amidst the stunning West Highland countryside, just nine 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 the nearby hamlet of Duirinish with Highland cattle which wander the streets! Alternatively, cross the Skye Bridge to Skye itself and explore all that the mystical Isle has to offer. EPC Rating: Band C. Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: HI-10026-F

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter