LUXURY COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF ACHILTIBUIE WITH SEA VIEWS TO THE SUMMER ISLES

Mark and Gerry Irvine

Speaks french, english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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LUXURY COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF ACHILTIBUIE WITH SEA VIEWS TO THE SUMMER ISLES

Achiltibiue Cottage Rental Photos and Description

A holiday home on the stunning north west coast set amidst hills and islands.

A newly refurbished traditional croft house situated at the heart of Achiltibuie. Looking across to the Summer Isles, this very well equipped cottage offers delightful accommodation in a most stunning and romantic holiday location. The cottage has full central heating, 2 bedrooms, 2 luxury bathrooms, wood burning stoves in the kitchen/dining room and the sitting room and a wonderful sun room to while away the days. Surrounded by hills, lochs, islands and beaches Achiltibuie is a popular holiday destination and a perfect base from which to explore the North West Highlands. Hill Walking, kayaking, birdwatching, mountain biking, sailing, fishing or taking the local cruise boat around the islands are just some of the activities to enjoy in the area. Alternatively, just come to relax and enjoy the tranquility of this extraordinary part of the highlands. Local restaurants include the nearby Summer Isles Hotel with one Michelin star, and two pubs serving excellent seafood.

Welcome Pack: For your arrival we supply the following; milk, tea, coffee, sugar, olive oil, salt, pepper, dishwasher tablets, toilet paper, soap, shampoo, logs for the fire and firelighters. Should you wish to pre-order supplies from the local stores, please get in touch and we can arrange this with you. It is worth noting that local shops are closed on Sundays. There is a huge Tesco in Inverness and a smaller one in Ullapool (25 miles) open 7 days a week. You may order newspapers to be collected at the stores.

Walks information: We supply a booklet of 25 tried and tested walks in the area. Local maps are supplied.

Dogs: We welcome dogs by arrangement. The village is a crofting community with many sheep roaming free. The garden is well fenced up to approx 4 feet high. There are many walks where dogs can run free, but through the village it is important to keep dogs on leads. We are sure your dogs don't sit on the sofas or beds but if you think they might do so please bring your own dog blankets to cover our furniture.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Mark and Gerry Irvine (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Luxury cottage in the heart of Achiltibuie with sea views to the Summer Isles
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Luxury cottage in the heart of Achiltibuie with sea views to the Summer Isles
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p412184
+44 01854622497
Achiltibiue Northern Scottish Highlands
North Yorkshire
5

Great cottage

  • 5 of 5
We've just got back from a week's stay at this cottage and can not recommend it enough. The photos do not do it justice. It's well appointed with quality facilities but still has a homely feel. The log burners were a lovely feature as the weather was rather extreme, but we were toasty anyway as there is ample heating provided. Everything you could would wish for to make your stay special was provided and a little more, there was a real attention to detail. Local hand made soaps to enough logs for the log burner to keep your going. This cottage is run by people who understand their customers well.

The sun room was a fabulous place to have breakfast and watch the weather constantly changing and the sun setting on an evening. The views were breath taking. Lots of walks despite the snow available in the area and the locals are so friendly. Two shops provided us with all the extras we needed and there were two bars (open shorter winter hours). Sadly no food was being sold in the bars during the winter months but a trip via 'the wee mad road' to Lochinver took us to a favourite haunt of ours - the Lochinver Larder, where they make the most exceptional pies! The little craft shop and cafe at Polbain was open and we had a lovely chat with the proprieter whilst munching shortbread and coffee. She sold a lovely selection of gifts, jewellery and books - a great 'moochy' shop and well worth paying a visit.

Love the area and the cottage.
  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Jan 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Luxury cottage in the heart of Achiltibuie with sea views to the Summer Isles
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p412184
+44 01854622497
Achiltibiue Northern Scottish Highlands
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful property, breath-taking views from both bedrooms. The large sun-room at the front of the cottage also has the same superb views. Everything you could possibly think of has been provided, with owners who clearly have a keen eye for detail, & know what their customers want. Nice touches included providing peat & logs for the two wood burners, although, we luckily only needed to use them on a couple of occasions, along with milk for our first cuppa, since it's quite a drive from where we are.
Gerry & Mark were very patient with us, especially when we couldn't work the taps in either bathroom! (though both my daughters, aged 13 & 11, knew how to work them immediately)
This property is ideal for anyone looking to get away from it all. Having two bathrooms is a bonus too, with the option of either a bath or a shower.
I would 100% recommend Number 7 cottage, without hesitation. Thanks again to Mark & Gerry!
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you loved Number Seven Cottage. Thank you so much for taking the time to send your comments. We hope to welcome you back to Achiltibuie soon.
business
Luxury cottage in the heart of Achiltibuie with sea views to the Summer Isles
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p412184
+44 01854622497
Achiltibiue Northern Scottish Highlands
5

luxury retreat

  • 5 of 5
The standard of the facilities on Number 7 is exceptional. Luxurious kitchen and bathrooms. Surprisingly spacious bedrooms and 3 living rooms. Very much enjoyed staying there and would go back!
  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed Number Seven Cottage and look forward to welcoming you back next year.
business
Luxury cottage in the heart of Achiltibuie with sea views to the Summer Isles
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p412184
+44 01854622497
Achiltibiue Northern Scottish Highlands
Edinburgh
5

Magnificent!

  • 5 of 5
Undoubtedly the most beautiful holiday let we have ever had the pleasure of staying in. We were looking for somewhere to get away from it all for a few days - with its views, surroundings, log burners and fully equipped kitchen, Number 7 Achiltibuie was perfect. We will definitely return! Thank you for sharing such a special property. . . .
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so happy that Number Seven fulfilled all your expectations. We shall look forward to welcoming you next time!
business
Luxury cottage in the heart of Achiltibuie with sea views to the Summer Isles
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p412184
+44 01854622497
Achiltibiue Northern Scottish Highlands
5

a surprise in the north west

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful house, everthing perfect - the kitchen, the two bathrooms, the cozy livingrooms and the bedrooms with the view on the sea. The best house we ever rented. plus the nature, the extraordinary good food in the restaurant, the walks and most of all: the friendly and communicative people. Five stars ( or can we give more? ) from us.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you loved our cottage. Thank you so much for your kind comments.
business
Luxury cottage in the heart of Achiltibuie with sea views to the Summer Isles
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p412184
+44 01854622497
Achiltibiue Northern Scottish Highlands
5

Luxury cottage in hide away spot

  • 5 of 5
The accommodation in the cottage had really been really well thought through for the comfort of any visitor and it had a really relaxed atmosphere.


Everything you needed in the cottage was to hand - the kitchen was exceptional; the sun room at the front of the cottage had fantastic views over the loch and was a great place to relax at the end of a busy day walking; there are two stoves - one in the lounge and the other in the kitchen and dining/sitting room - which were set up with sufficient wood and peat for several fires and easy to use when the weather was cold ( we had snow which added to the views across the hills even prettier); the bathrooms were excellent with a fantastic shower room.

Wifi is installed in the cottage for anyone with withdrawal symptoms from the rat race which was easy to connect to and we were able to use it for local activities and the weather forecast..

We found some excellent food in the village at the nearby local hotel.

This is one property where the photos on the site do reflect the quality of the accommodation and we would recommend it to others.

Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys walking, fishing, or just a quiet spot to relax in for a while.
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the cottage and that it met your expectations. We look forward to your visit next year and hope you will have another lovely holiday in Achiltibuie.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Ullapool
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
beach
Car: recommended

The highland village of Achiltibuie is situated on the North West Coast of Scotland looking across the bay to the Summer Isles and beyond to the Hebrides. Achiltibuie is within easy reach of Lochinver and the coasts of Sutherland and Caithness to the north, as well as Ullapool, Gairloch, Inverewe Gardens and the coastal villages of Wester Ross to the south. Recently awarded the status of a National Geopark, this stunning area offers visitors the chance to explore an extraordinary landscape of prehistoric hills and ancient lochs. Home to an abundance of wildlife this area is a nature lovers paradise. The natural environment provides a wonderful playground for many sports activities based on both land and sea. Often described as 'Europe's Last Great Wilderness' this is a truly unique holiday location.

Other Activities: Kayaking. birdwatching,

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Achiltibiue Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid Season Autumn
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 3 2014
7 night minimum stay
£700
 
 
Low Season Autumn
Oct 4 2014 - Oct 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
£585
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
£110
£475
 
 
Christmas 2014
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
£775
 
 
Winter 2015
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
£100
£475
 
 
Early Spring 2015
Mar 21 2015 - Apr 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
£595
 
 
Spring Mid Season 2015
Apr 4 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
£725
 
 
High Season
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
£815
 
 
Mid Season Autumn 2015
Sep 5 2015 - Oct 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
£725
 
 
Low Season Autumn 2015
Oct 3 2015 - Oct 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£595
 
 
Early winter 2015
Oct 31 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
£105
£475
 
 
Christmas 2015
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
£825
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes A non-refundable deposit of £150 is required to secure your booking.

The balance should be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival, plus £150 security deposit on the property.
The security deposit will be refunded after your departure once the property has been checked.

Payment may be by e-transfer or cheque in GB pounds. If you wish to pay be credit card there will be a charge of 4% added.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Achiltibiue Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two luxury bathrooms with heated towel rails.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Twin or double by request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Please specify whether you would like 2 double bedded rooms or 1 double bedded room and 1 twin bedded room.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
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