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Unique, Solo Log Cabin In Private Woodland With Views To Sea And Local Hills

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cabin in Golspie, Sutherland, Dornoch, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Beautiful Waterfall/Hill Walks Straight From Cabin Door; Deserted Sandy Beaches + Great Golf Nearby

The Log Cabin is located 2 miles inland from the Highland village of Golspie at the Southern end of Dunrobin Glen. It faces South and has magnificent views over hill and woodland ground and beyond to the sea and Dornoch Firth. It is accessed by a quiet secondary country road and is not overlooked by any other properties. It is surrounded by dense Birch woodland and has a delightful semi-wild garden. It is constructed of solid Scots Pine timber and has a very natural, warm feel. It is ideal for a family holiday and sleeps up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin and 1 bunk bed). It has a bath, shower, well equipped galley kitchen and large open plan dining/living room with log fire and tv/DVD. There is also a spacious, covered veranda with washing machine/drier and generous adjacent parking. In 2012/13 the Cabin received a Three Star classification under the Scottish Tourist Board verification and grading scheme.


Golspie Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom- with bath, electric shower over bath, sink, wc and heated towel rail. Window to garden provides natural light and ventilation.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, chest of drawers, dressing table, clothes hanging. Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds, chest of drawers and clothes hanging. Bedroom 3 with bunk bed, chest of drawers, clothes hanging. All bedrooms have natural light/garden window.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Outside: Delightful semi wild garden with small patio and table/chairs. Extensive dense, Birch woodland with heather carpet surrounds the Cabin. Utility Room: Veranda with clothes washer/drying machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen are provided and laundered weekly.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Unique, Solo Log Cabin In Private Woodland With Views To Sea And Local Hills
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent time . Wonderful cabin and private woods not overlooked . North Highlands are stunning and every day was filled with fun activities for all the family. Biking and walking routes were well signposted and excellent and the castle in the village was as my daughter described a true fairy tale castle.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review John, we are glad that you had a lovely holiday and that the cabin suited you well. Do come back sometime! With all best wishes Mark + Family
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Cosy Character Log Cabin

  • 3 of 5

Fantastic cabin in a great location, beautiful walks right on the doorstep. The only downside is the cleanliness, it needs a really good deep clean. That aside, we all had a fantastic holiday and a well needed break from town life.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for relaxing and exploring beautiful beaches. Dornoch beach is our favourite!!

  • 5 of 5

Great location for exploring the outdoors. Lodge was comfortable and warm. We enjoyed the coal/log fires after being outdoors all day. Great place for kids with the tippee and swing close to the Lodge. Thanks again for letting us stay. ☺

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Jenn... So glad that you enjoyed your stay. Couldn't agree more, Dornoch beach takes some beating! Hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes Mark
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low shore macduff

great location

  • 5 of 5

lovely place,nice nearby walks and town amenities .Private location and the cabin is comfortable and cosy.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review William, glad you enjoyed your stay! Best wishes Mark
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Charming log cabin in lovely location

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing short break in this very peaceful setting. We took full advantage of the numerous walks in the immediate area. Our dog also loved exploring the surrounding woods! The cabin was clean and well equipped and enjoys super views of both the sea and the hills. Unfortunately it was cold and damp for much of our stay but we were able to make good use of the coal fire! We appreciated the welcome basket of food. All in all a breath of fresh air!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review John and glad you had a great stay. We hope to welcome you again sometime. With best wishes. Mark
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Lovely, peaceful location and cozy cabin

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely few days stay at the cabin. The location is perfect. Peaceful with great views, and the woods were a treat for our children who we lost in them most days! The cabin is very cozy even in February, and we really enjoyed just taking some time to ourselves and relaxing. There is quite a bit to do locally however, and we managed a good few walks and adventures, too. Happily recommend the cabin, and the location, to those looking for a real get away, fresh air and peace.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review Penny. I'm glad to hear you had a lovely time and hope to welcome you again in the future. With best wishes. Mark
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Mark+Kate Scott
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018

About Mark+Kate Scott

My Name is Mark Scott. The Log Cabin was built by my Father Michael in 1974 and has been our family holiday home ever since. I run the bookings for the Cabin on behalf of my brother David and my sisters Claire and Serena. We all love the place and holiday there regularly with our own families and friends. We pride ourselves in this being a small family venture, not a large commercial enterprise and we keep the Cabin looking warm and homely, not empty and stark like many holiday cottages. The place has bags of character and many people have been returning to holiday there for years, drawn back by its individual character and charm. If you make a booking you will deal with me directly, not a call centre or an appointed agent.

Why Mark+Kate Scott chose Golspie

My family has a long and happy association with Dunrobin Estate and as children we were all born and grew up in Sutherland. It is a beautiful area of Scotland, wild and remote with clean air and stunning mountain/coastal scenery. It is also extremely peaceful and unspoilt and one of the few places that I feel I can truly 'get away from it all'. I always return from a holiday there feeling refreshed and invigorated by having been so close to nature and so far removed from the pressures and demands of normal, hectic, everyday life.

What makes this cabin unique

Relax in a truly unique and very homely Cabin, with lovely views out into surrounding woodland and beyond to the sea and nearby hills. The Cabin is stand-alone and not overlooked by any other property. It has a pretty, semi-wild garden and secluded south facing patio on which to relax in nice weather. The large open fire in the living room is a great draw on cooler days and for evenings in front of the TV, reading a book or playing board games. Roe deer often stroll into our woodland and many sea birds and birds of prey can be spotted from the garden or through the large windows. There are numerous beautiful walks and (mountain) bike rides straight from the Cabin door over hill top or past dramatic waterfalls and down onto wide sandy beaches. And then there are the amazing golf courses..!



2 miles to Golspie Beach, 5 mins by car or 25 minutes walking. Golspie has a beautifully wide, windswept and deserted sandy beach. Seals and dolphins are often seen close to the shore, alongside many sea birds.


Inverness airport is approximately 50 miles from Golspie. It takes approximately one hour to drive. Car hire is recommended for this journey although it is possible to travel by buses or taxis are available to hire.


Golspie (2 miles), Brora (5 miles) and Dornoch (10 miles) are the most convenient shopping villages and centres of interest.

Further Details:

We have our own website


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $139.49

Booking Notes:
Enquiries may be made by telephone or email. Bookings will be confirmed on receipt of a 50% non-refundable deposit with the balance of payment due 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the booking.

No refunds.

Changeover Day:
Bookings run from 4pm on the first Saturday until 11am on the last Saturday.

Notes on prices:
Prices include electricity, coal and freshly laundered bedding/bath towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund