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5 Innes-Maree

Poolewe near Gairloch, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 20198)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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45 Customer Review(s)

  • “We have stayed in this property on numerous occasions and find it very comfortable (hence the return trips) and it is equipped with everything you would need for a relaxing holiday in the highlands.”

    Have booked again already

    - Jennifer, October 2021

The property

This very well-appointed detached cottage is located in the pretty Wester Ross village of Poolewe, on the banks of stunning Loch Ewe, and is one of a group of similar cottages surrounded by stunning highland scenery.

This Poolewe cottage is ideal for a family group or friends who want to spend time together and enjoy the tranquillity and unspoilt beauty of the West Highlands.

The cottage has the space and facilities to ensure a most comfortable stay all year round, plus the accommodation is set on one level.

There are two en-suite bedrooms, with a third bedroom, which is complemented by a family shower room, thereby allowing all guests to have their 'own' bathroom facilities.

The open plan living area is a sociable space to gather and discuss the day's plans or events.

Double doors open onto a private balcony, ideal for enjoying a morning coffee or an early evening drink, whilst appreciating the lovely outlook.

This Poolewe cottage is surrounded by a private fenced garden area, and just a short stroll away is a lively local pub and restaurant, and a good village shop.

The area has so much to offer visitors, and with Inverewe Gardens less than a mile away, a visit there is a must!

If you travel just 6 miles along the coast you will come to the large village of Gairloch, with enhanced facilities and also outdoor activities, including pony trekking and golf.

From Gairloch there are boat trips to see wildlife, and wonderful views across the sea to Skye in the distance.

For visitors who really want to appreciate the great outdoors, a visit to nearby Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve will be a fabulous day out, with eagles soaring overhead as you trek through the ancient pine woods.

You are sure to love this whole area, and on returning, truly appreciate the comfort of your welcoming Poolewe cottage.


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x adult bunks
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Electric heating with electric fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Enclosed lawned front garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

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About the location


Dingwall 50 miles; Ullapool 50 miles.

The pretty village of Poolewe sits in the shelter of Loch Ewe, at the mouth of the River Ewe where it tumbles down from Loch Maree. It is a pretty place in an area of spectacular scenery and is home to a well-stocked shop, small swimming pool and two hotels. The world-renowned Inverewe Garden (National Trust) is half a mile across the bay from the village. The site was developed by the botanist Osgood Mackenzie from 1862 until his death in 1922. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, it is home to exotic plants, imported from all over the world – a must for all visitors to the area. Firemore beach is five miles to the west and north along the coast is Gruinard Bay with its striking sands; a series of attractive beaches skirt the bay and a number are easily reached from the main road. With spectacular scenery, mountains, excellent hillwalking, golf, fishing, wildlife cruises and much more, this is a great area for a holiday!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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