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The Paddock is by the 12th Tee of Brora GC and 100 yards from the beach

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

In the Highland village of Brora, there are two delightful Holiday Cottages available for let in the Crofting community of Dalchalm, which is a quiet area 2 miles north of Brora and adjacent to the 12th Tee of Brora Golf Course with easy access to the beach and countryside. Residents can pay for a Swim Lunch and enjoy the Leisure Club at The Royal Marine Hotel in Brora whilst appreciating the hotel's restaurants and cafe/bar.

The Paddock has three double bedrooms upstairs with an additional room downstairs with a sofa bed. Large sitting room, dining/kitchen room, shower room, utility room and a further bathroom upstairs.

Short breaks by arrangement

All linen and towels are included.

Travel The Road which Tells Scotland's Story!

Scotland is celebrating the Year of History Heritage and Archaeology (#HHA2017) this year, and whilst the route may be famed for gorgeous sandy beaches, mountainous landscapes and sweeping coastal views, the NC500 also has a huge number of incredible historical sites of interest.

For those interested in Scotland's prehistory, be sure to check out Caithness Broch Project's fantastic map, which features 18 amazing archaeological sites you can expect to encounter along the way!

More Details

Owner
Dawn Powell
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Have been coming up to Brora for over twenty years now and The Paddock for about 8.

It is our favourite rental property having been to many over the years.

It's main attraction being its location in Dalchalm but also the great facilities and energy of the property.

The property is fully equipped and everything that you would need provided.

Dawn and Robert are very welcoming and nothing is too much bother.

There are many beaches and country activities to enjoy, and is ideally located for exploring the Highlands and Islands whilst there.

We will definitely be returning,



Many thanks,



Kirsty
Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
66 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Brora
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Scrabster
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Brora Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Brora
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
A9
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Brora
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Dalchalm. Brora
Car: necessary

Brora (Scottish Gaelic: Brùra) is a village in the east of Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland. The village is on the A9 road and has a railway station on the Far North Line.

A small industrial village having at one time a coal pit, boat building, fishing, salt mining, fish curing, lemonade factory, Clynelish Single Malt distillery, wool mill, bricks and a stone quarry. Stone from the quarry was used in the construction of London Bridge, Liverpool Cathedral and Dunrobin Castle. The coalmine was the farthest north coalmine in the UK. A Government Radio Receiving Station was in operation between 1940 and 1986. First town in North of Scotland to have electricity thanks to its wool industry.This distinction gave rise to the local nickname of 'Electric City' at the time. Local football club Brora Rangers was founded in 1879 and moved to present stadium, Dudgeon Park, in 1922.

Home to Capaldi's Ice Cream shop, once famous throughout the Highlands for some of the finest ice cream in Scotland. It has recently been taken over by Ross-shire baker Harry Gow.

Lots of amenities including an 18 hole Links golf course designed by James Braid in 1923 for sum of £23. Bowling and Tennis, clean beaches and associated wild life.

Amenities

Brora House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower, bath and toilet upstairs, shower and toilet downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • 1 Twin Room 1 Kingsize room and 1 Superkingsize room
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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The Paddock is by the 12th Tee of Brora GC and 100 yards from the beach
average rating of 4.8 based on 7 reviews
5

Simply Amazing.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Brora. The Paddock is actually a very large house at the end of a road that ends in a sheep pasture. There is a view of the ocean from the second floor! And there is a view of beautiful rolling hills from the kitchen! You wake up in the morning, walk across the golf course to the seashore -- and you may find that you're the only person on a vast and beautiful beach. The house is on the 12th tee of the golf course, but if you plan to play, you still need to drive to the clubhouse. Your friendly host is right across the street if you need anything; she was so very kind to our 2-year-old boy when he wanted to play with her dogs and borrow her sand toys. This gorgeous secluded setting is ideal for all who long for a quiet getaway to the Scottish Highlands. We live in California but we left our hearts in Brora are already dreaming of going back...

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying and we look forward to welcoming you back to Brora.
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5

Great!Thank you x

  • 5 of 5

Love the house, the area, the location everything.

Great time had by all as usual.

Would recommend this for anyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely everything we were looking for to enjoy our family holiday. House is lovely and very spacious. Beach is a 5 minute walk and lots of aactivities to do in Sutherland - Dunrobin Castle was a favourite. WIll be back again!!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The McIntyres love it.

  • 4 of 5

Great house, thank you we had a great time at the beach and spotting seals.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Beyond our expectations in every way, equipment, C.H. and weather, Fantastic Beach Many many thanks for a super week.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.