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Clearwater House

Roshven near Glenuig, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 1001305)

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "Clearwater house is an amazing, comfortable house."

    A lovely base for exploring and enjoying the area. The views from all the windows are lovely, we could have sat in the lounge for hours watching the ever changing view of the clouds, and sometimes sun, move across the mountains in the other side of the loch. We even had a daily visitor, a buck roe deer, who we named Donald! patrolled the grass land in front of the loch. Everything you may need is provided, and so clean. Thank you for such a relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by JuliaSep 2021

  • "A lovely house in a dream location."

    Perfect for a bit of peace and quiet with fantastic scenery all around.

    Reviewed by StuartJul 2021

  • "This an outstanding property."

    The lochside setting is perfect, with lovely views and and access to two beaches. Because access to these is so limited, they are to all intents and purposes private. A problem developed with one of the showers during our stay and the owner arranged for its prompt repair. This was typical of her helpful approach: unintrusive but available if needed. We couldn't have asked for more.

    Reviewed by KeithJul 2021

  • "Brilliant location for lovers of unspoilt west coast scenery."

    The secret beach was fabulous for adults and children alike with sand all day. We saw plenty of birds but fewer than we used to years ago. The house has a very spacious living/dining room overlooking the loch. The directions need to be improved. Both we and our son coming from the Corran Ferry and Strontian drove past it. From the ferry the track entrance is around 50 metres past Wildwood which has a clear sign. The Clearwater name is on a stone (not boulder size) under a taller sign saying Roman Lodge.

    Reviewed by GillianMay 2021

  • "Absolutely stunning location on the Loch, amazing views from the house and garden."

    The house is lovely and very well equipped. Beautiful beaches close at hand - especially the extremely secluded beach just a short walk through the woods. We used the house as a base to explore and visit the islands of Skye Mull, Eigg and Rum - scenery breathtaking - it really is Big Country and really has to be seen to be properly experienced - we would go back to Clearwater in a flash, a really lovely place.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2021

  • "Brilliant location, absolutely stunning!"

    Amazing views, beaches and walks. The house is very comfortable and spotlessly clean.

    Reviewed by HarleyAug 2020

  • "Great location, great cottage, recently refurbished to a high standard."

    Had everything we could have wanted. Very welcoming. Shame about the weather!

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2019

  • "The location was superb and the cottage was of a generally high standard."

    However, the stay was marred by the fact that the shower in the family bathroom did not work. It only had scalding hot water or cold, there was no adjustment. The dial was turned as far as it would go on the hot side when we arrived. The en-suite shower was heated separately and the hot water ran out after 2 showers. Due to water heating restrictions, there was insufficient hot water for a family. On some days, members of the party went without a wash or there was no hot water to wash the dishes as neither could be undertaken with the hot water resources we had. There was a hot water boost switch but it took 2 hours for the water to heat. It was not possible to contact the owner as there was no mobile signal. There was no address to allow us to visit. We were not met by anyone nor did anyone call to greet us so the issue could be resolved during the stay.

    I have made a courtesy call today to the holiday makers who have rented following your departure last Saturday. They have no problem with the power shower in the bathroom and no other issues with hot water in the shower room or kitchen. Our personal telephone number is stated in the welcome book and we are available 24 hours a day. There is WIFI in the house and mobile signal is available on the roads out of Roshven. Contact could also be made with Sykes who would contact us by phone and email. We have always respected the privacy of our holiday makers and not made contact but perhaps we will review this for the future; thank you for this feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by IanAug 2019

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The property

Clearwater House is a delightful property in the hamlet of Roshven near the village of Glenuig with uninterrupted views towards Ardnish.

Newly refurbished and with new owners, this wonderful property is situated in a slightly elevated position, overlooking the unspoiled rolling countryside of Loch Ailort and it can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Internally, the property has been stylishly decorated to provide an exceptional base for friends and families looking to explore this picturesque countryside of Scotland.

Step into the large open-plan living/dining room, with a series of large windows giving the room an abundance of natural light and plenty of seating to relax and unwind of an evening, plus a delightful woodburning stove to keep you warm during those chillier winter months.

Gather around the dining table to enjoy your lovingly prepared, home-cooked meals, cooked to perfection in the modern and well-equipped kitchen, resting adjacent.

The first floor provides three well-presented bedrooms, consisting of two doubles and a twin, with the master bedroom hosting an ideal en-suite bathroom, where you can enjoy a warming soak after a tiring day.

Step out to the decking area as well as the lawned garden area which offers a delightful spot for some alfresco dining with a well-deserved glass of wine.

Due to your rural location, you are well-placed for a variety of country attractions, with a number of trails for walking, hiking and cycling opportunities.

Discover the nearby sandy beach of Samalaman Beach, perfect for spending your afternoon relaxing against the golden sands and soaking in the sun, or take a refreshing dip in the clear waters.

With many nearby lakes and rivers, you can take the opportunity to get involved with a variety of watersports activities, including fishing and sailing.

Return to your quaint country cottage for a relaxing evening with your loved ones.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath and shower over, basin and WC, 1 x double and 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Large open plan living/dining room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Elevated enclosed decking area with steps leading to lawned garden area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles and pub 5.9 miles in Glenuig and Loch Airlort.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

GLENUIG

Lochailort 8 miles; Acharacle 11 miles.

Glenuig village looks west across the Sound of Arisaig towards the small Isles of Eigg, Muck, Rum and Canna. The Sound of Arisaig is a Marine Conservation Area, home to maerl (a type of seaweed only found in unpolluted waters) and other fascinating flora and fauna. A tiny community of just over thirty folk, Glenuig is located in the Parish of Moidart in remote West Lochaber - including the neighbouring settlements of Samalaman and Alt Ruadh, Glenuig contains 21 houses in permanent occupation plus four holiday homes. Perfect to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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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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