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Creag Mhor Cottage

Dornie, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 949421)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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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/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms James

    “Nice cottage in a great location for several Munros and Corbetts.”

    Comfortable for two adults with winter walking kit, would have been cramped for four people and all their gear. ...

    Comfortable for two adults with winter walking kit, would have been cramped for four people and all their gear. Welcome pack for the wood burners was lacking unless it was meant to be 6 pieces of kindling and one log? The wood burners could do with upgrading, or at least replace the door seals so they draw properly, we struggled to keep them going. We live in a rural area and rely totally on wood burners for our heating. The kitchen was well equipped with a variety of pans, oven dishes, mugs and plates. Some oven gloves would have been handy.

    - Ms James, November 2020

The property

Dornie 3 miles.

This pretty picture postcard cottage, nestling on a hillside in a stunning highland glen at Sallachy, is just three miles from the small former fishing village of Dornie, in the western Ross-shire Highlands.

Creag Mhor Cottage is a traditional cottage that has both character and comfort.

The bedrooms are on the upper floor and the modern bathroom is at ground floor level.

The ground floor is open plan with the kitchen/diner at one end and the sitting area at the other with both benefiting from large woodburning stoves, ideal for cosy nights in.

A private garden surrounds the cottage and from here there are lovely views towards Loch Long and the surrounding mountains.

The village of Dornie is a short drive along the winding loch side road, and here you can buy your groceries and visit the local pub for a pint.

Dornie is also home to the world famous Eilean Donan Castle which is well worth a visit and the visitor centre not only sells gifts but also has a very good cafe.

The bustling village of Kyle of Lochalsh is some 11 miles west and provides enhanced shopping opportunities.

The area is exceptionally pretty and attracts many visitors throughout the year and this cottage makes an excellent base for exploring the west coast villages and crossing the bridge to the magical Isle of Skye for a lovely day out.

The area is perfect for walkers and wildlife lovers and this welcoming ‘wee’ cottage will tick all the boxes to ensure a great highland adventure.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric heating with woodburning stoves
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Free Sat TV, DVD Player, CD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Electricity and starter pack for stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Front, side and rear lawned garden with picnic bench
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: Due to the location WiFi reception can be slow
  • Note: The cottage is accessed via a track that passes over neighbouring working land

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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.

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