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Rhianchaitel House

Bettyhill, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park (Ref. 1011287)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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


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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Rhoney

    “We have just spent a fantastic week at Rhianchaitel House.”

    The house is amazing. The location is wonderful. We are already searching for more dates to return to Bettyhill.

    - Mrs Rhoney, December 2020

The property

Centrally placed Bettyhill, perfect for touring the beautiful northern highlands, with the village of Tongue just 13 miles away.

Ideal for families searching for a peaceful rural getaway, Rhianchaitel House is a wonderful detached stone-built property situated in the heart of the village of Bettyhill on the northern coast of Scotland.

Set over two floors, the property holds a homely feel throughout with traditional furnishings and décor, allowing you and your loved ones to make yourselves at home from the moment that you enter.

Stepping into the property, you'll find a hallway with an extra room suitable for all your storage needs and a neat ground-floor single bedroom which features ample storage space.

Leading from the hallway is a contemporary fitted kitchen and dining area well-equipped for your culinary necessities, including an electric oven, ceramic hob, a fridge, a dining area, and a wall-mounted TV for all your entertainment needs during dinnertime.

Adjoining this area is a separate utility room, which provides a freezer, washing machine and serves as an ideal additional area for bike storage.

Continuing with the traditional feel to the property, further from this area you will find an inviting sitting room which includes a TV and ample seating where you can settle down for a film with loved ones in front of the warming electric fire.

Climb up the wooden staircase to the second floor and you'll find king-size bed with an optional day bed, with feature high ceilings and fitted wardrobe space, and one double bedroom with remarkable sloping hill and coastal vistas from the window.

Completing the property is a sleek contemporary bathroom, which includes a WC, hand basin, towel rail, a large walk-in-shower, and a stylish free-standing bath to take a rejuvenating soak in after a busy day.

The property benefits from an elevated position with a marvellous large open garden area with a picnic bench where you can sit amongst the encompassing panoramic rolling hills and tempting beach views.

The property is ideally situated in the Highland village of Bettyhill, which boasts the beautiful Torrisdale Bay with its mile long beach of glorious golden sands as well as excellent opportunities for tranquil walks, guided hill-walking, surfing lessons, and bike rides in its serene hilly landscape.

The village provides great facilities for its visitors, including a post office, convenience store, a museum, a leisure centre, pubs and cafes, a local library with internet access, and a tourist information centre should you wish to learn more about the area.

For exciting days out, venture to the nearby thriving town of Thurso, the most northerly town in mainland Scotland, where you can hop on board North Link Ferries which offer trips across to the spectacular island group of Orkney, roam along Dunnet Beach, visit the Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey with its superb gardens, or visit the historic remains of Thurso Castle.

Sir John's Square in the centre of the town boasts everything that you could possibly need, with a fantastic selection traditional shops, pubs and restaurants to choose from.

Enjoy a refreshing break with your loved at Rhianchaitel House and discover this wonderfully tranquil region of Scotland.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor single, 1 x first-floor king-size with day bed available on request, and 1 x first-floor double bed
  • Bathroom with a free-standing bath, walk-in shower, WC, hand basin and towel rail
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Utility
  • Extra storage room.
  • Oil fired central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge, and electric hobs, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • two TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power is included in the rent
  • Fresh bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Open garden area with picnic table
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 0.6 miles, Shop 0.5 miles.

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About the location


Tongue 13 miles; Thurso 30 miles.

Bettyhill is a friendly highland village on the north coast some 13 miles from Tongue and 30 miles from Thurso, the main town serving this part of Scotland. The special attraction here is the stunning Torrisdale Bay situated to the west of Bettyhill which boasts a mile long beach of fabulous golden sands. The village has good facilities for locals and visitors such as a general store and a post office along with a museum and tourist information centre and a leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool, gym, Jacuzzi and sauna. The area has always been popular with fishermen who enjoy trout fishing in the lochs around the area and the wildlife and rugged landscape captivate visitors time and time again.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas