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Delightful Croft Cottage with Sea and Mountain Views Badenscallie, Achiltibuie

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage, sleeps 6, with stunning sea and island views

Tigh an Uillt enjoys wonderful uninterrupted views over the sea and the Summer Isles. 2 double bedrooms are upstairs together with a shower room and a further double bedroom is on the ground floor and leads into the second bathroom.

The good sized kitchen is very well equipped and has an oil fired rayburn which provides central heating to the house.

The sitting room has an open fire (coal is provided). There is also a TV with freeview and DVD player. The sun room/dining room with its wonderful views is the perfect place to gaze out over the islands and across to the mountains or to watch wildlife in the croft below.

The house is set amongst sea, islands, beaches, mountains and lochs in the recently designated National Geo park. In 2009 the area was used as a location for the film 'The Eagle'.

Enjoy the beach, the wildlife, go kayaking, fishing, cycling, walking, climb Stac Pollaidh, or sit in the garden and relax.

Dogs: Well behaved dogs are welcome but do remember that this is a crofting community and sheep run free everywhere. If you think there is any possibility of your dog getting on the furniture then please bring some covers to protect it. Water and food bowls in the cottage.

Shopping: The two village shops in Achiltibuie and Polbain are very well stocked but are both closed on Sundays. Either will provide supplies to await your arrival. There is a Tesco in Ullapool that is open 7 days a week (25 miles away). Ullapool has a good range of shops including a chemist and butcher. There are a number of very large supermarkets in Inverness (Tesco and Morrisons).

More Details

Sarah Mellor
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018


Ullapool Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Travel cot available.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Not suitable for children under 8.


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Delightful Croft Cottage with Sea and Mountain Views Badenscallie, Achiltibuie
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews

wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is lovely situated and has a spectacular view over the sea and the Summer Iles. The worse the weather, the more fantastic the view… But we had lots of sunshine, enjoyed the garden and made wonderful trips in the surroundings. Lots of opportunities for hiking or white sand beaches to play or even swim. The cottage is very nice furnished and well equipped.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Cottage with Fantastic Views of the Summer Isles

  • 5 of 5

The whole experience of booking, the pre-visit communications with places to visit & things to do, the phone call on arrival checking that everything was OK and the arrival at a superbly appointed cottage with breath taking views of the Summer Isle was all fantastic, what else could anyone want!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heavenly house and holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Achiltibuie. The house is idyllic and the views even more so. Beautiful art work and homely touches make this a real home away from home. We stayed out of season and although there wasn't that much open we still entertained ourselves in the breathtaking scenery and enjoyed our visits to Am Furan; the Lochinver Larder; the Ceilidh Place and the Deli in Ullapool . We also had delicious fresh salmon from Achiltibuie Stores.

More than we expected in every sense.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carmel. I am so glad that you enjoyed your winter week. You were lucky to have had some beautiful sunny days.
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Beautiful cottage with impressive view

  • 5 of 5

Sorry for writing in german language, but our english is not good enough to express as nice it was. Wenn man einmal davon träumt, ein Cottage im hohen Norden Schottlands zu mieten, dann muss es so aussehen wie in diesem Haus in Achiltibuie. Ein zauberhaftes Cottage, ein schöner gepflegter Garten drumherum und ein wunderbarer Blick auf die Bay und die Inseln. Das Haus ist in bestem Zustand und liebevoll im Detail ausgestattet, eine zauberhafte Mischung aus traditionellem Cottage und zeitgemäßer Ausstattung. Traumhaft die verglaste Veranda zum Frühstücken und einfach nur in die Landschaft zu schauen. Der Blick wirkt je nach Wetter und Beleuchtung immer anders, man kann sich gar nicht satt sehen. Charmant die Idee, dass morgens beim Aufwachen und am Nachmittag, wenn man vom Ausflug heimkommt, automatisch die Heizung läuft. Es war immer warm genug. Sehr lobenswert auch die umfangreiche Ausstattung mit Wanderkarten und Ausflugshinweisen. Man braucht sich nicht viel vorher zu beschaffen, alles wird gut erklärt. Der Ort ist eine ideale Mischung aus ruhig und einsam und trotzdem mit einer gewissen Infrastruktur (Sehr gutes Seafood zwei Häuser weiter, ein sehr gutes Restaurant und ein Store). Wenn wir von unseren Ausflügen zurückkamen war es, wie wenn man nach Hause kommt. Nirgendwo an der Küste hätten wir lieber Urlaub gemacht. Einziger Nachteil: der Urlaub war zu kurz.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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So will adore it

  • 5 of 5

Driving to the property you will immediately feel like you going to a different world... The landscape is breath taking and driving through it it's a joy.

The properly has everything you need and very good layout to enjoy amazing views of the Summer Isles from sun garden and the two bedrooms upstairs. House was immaculate and plenty of space so you will feel like home. Kitchen is great, big with space to socialise and everything you need in it. If you get good weather the garden is lovely to sit and enjoy the views, we also saw a couple of deers that came back for a couple of nights so it was fantastic.

The sunsets are beautiful and we spent hours watching them- so peaceful

The location of the property is very good as a seafood restaurant (which we visit a couple of times, delicious fresh seafood and lovely atmosphere) is just round the corner. Little shop also 5 minutes which has a website so you can have a look what they sell in there. Also a hotel pub/restaurant.

The area is great to visit lovely sandy beaches, mounting walks, bike ride, etc... Also if you feel like exploring a bit further a drive to Durness will allow you to get a good idea of the further north of Scotland.

So if you looking for a relaxing break but more importantly a great place to switch off and enjoy nature, You won't be disappointed.

Thank you Sarah and John, we had a great week.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that lovely review. I am glad that you had such a good holiday and that you loved both the house and the area so much.
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Excellent Cottage with superb views

  • 5 of 5

we had a great week at the cottage. A beautiful part of the world to visit. Lots of wildlife. There are ever changing views in every direction from the cottage and lots of nice walks close to the house. The drive to Lochinver is stunning. The cottage has everything you need and has been beautifully decorated . Most of all it feels like a home. The gardens are lovely and we enjoyed feeding the birds.Wouldn't hesitate to recommend the cottage or the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed the views and the drive along the 'mad wee road' to Lochinver.
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Summer Isles Hotel Bar
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Summer Isles Hotel
Car: recommended

Badenscallie is 1 mile along the coast road from Achiltibuie on the North West Coast of Scotland. Overlooking sea, the Summer Isles and the Mountains. It is 25 miles from Ullapool. Surrounded by a landscape of lochs, hills and mountains the area has recently been awarded status of National Geopark. It is a nature lovers paradise with access to wonderful beaches, the sea, and walking in a prehistoric landscape. In 2009 the area was used as a location for the film 'The Eagle'.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

£100 deposit to be paid for confirmation of booking and balance 28 days prior to holiday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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