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Highland Shores

Dornie, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 904019)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Griffiths

    “Lots of interesting places to visit nearby”

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dornie 4 miles.

This contemporary larch-clad holiday home is ideally situated in a quiet glen, close to the shores of beautiful Loch Long and was shortlisted in the "Our Island Home" design competition.

The property is ideal for a family or group of friends, who will certainly appreciate the views, wildlife and tranquillity all around them.

Located in the heart of the Highlands, with breathtaking scenery of high, rugged mountains and gentle lochs, it a relaxed and welcoming holiday retreat.

The accommodation is set over two levels, with two bedrooms at ground floor level and two on the upper floor.

The heart of the home is the open plan vaulted living area, woodburning stove and large windows that look out onto the mountains.

There is a very well-equipped kitchen with a central island where guests can enjoy home-cooked meals around the dining table.

Due to its efficient design and air source underfloor heating, plus heat recovery ventilation system, this property is always warm and cosy.

It is ideal for holidays at any time of year.

The village of Dornie is a short drive away and offers good local services, as well as being home to the world-famous Eilean Donan Castle, which has an excellent visitor centre and cafe and is well worth a visit.

Once you have explored the lovely local Lochalsh area which includes Plockton, it's easy to venture across the Skye Bridge and explore the island.

A further journey to the north takes you to the rugged beauty of Torridon and Applecross with its award-winning inn.

To the south takes you to Glenelg with its curious brochs and the last turntable ferry in the world. The whole area is rich in things to see and do, but at the end of an active day returning to this special cottage will be a delight.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Eco-friendly air source underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Natural garden surrounding cottage with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Loch Long 2 mins walk
  • Note: Max 8 people, including infants.

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About the location

DORNIE

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 Highland cattle which wander the streets! Alternatively, cross the Skye Bridge to Skye itself and explore all that the mystical Isle has to offer.

Note: Max. 8 people, including infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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