This modern detached bungalow, 80 yards from the seashore with private beach access, is located in the quiet crofting community of Melvaig, near Gairloch. Graded 4 stars by Visits Scotland.
The house overlooks the sea, offering stunning sunsets and views of Skye, Harris and Lewis and the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights in winter. The Beinn Eighe Reserve and the Torridon Mountains are just a short distance away from the numerous sandy beaches and bays which are located around Melvaig, Gairloch and Red Point. The cottages are used by the whale and dolphin conservation society, to survey marine life in the sea. Also good base for bird watching and chance of seeing sea eagles round the cottage.
Comfortable and beautifully furnished L shaped lounge / dining room with picture windows giving magnificent views over the sea and Skye, Harris and Lewis. Electric fire, two large settees, Sky Freeview satellite colour TV, DVD, radio/cassette/CD player. Payphone in the lounge.
The fully fitted modern kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer, washer, tumble dryer, toaster, food mixer etc. plus a good range of cooking utensils. Rear porch with hanging space for outdoor clothes etc.
Ramp access and wide doorways for wheelchairs. Double glazing throughout. Heating by oil fired central heating.
The area's attractions include: whale watching and marine trips, including visits to the puffin colonies on the Shiant islands, salmon, sea trout, brown trout, pike and sea fishing, Bird watching, falconry courses golf course and pony trekking. Also, boat trips on Loch Maree to view Viking graves, bike hire, car hire, swimming pool, deer stalking and deer museum, guided hill walks and guided climbing and sea kayaking trips, and Inverewe Gardens, to name but a few. The coastline around Melvaig and to the Rua Reidh Lighthouse (approx. 4 miles) is rugged, a haven for nesting birds, seals, whales and otters.
£25 from the security deposit is a good house keeping retainer.
Which will be fully refunded as long as the property is left as found.
Please read information folder found in the cottage