Gledfield Mill, North Highlands - Sleeps 6/7
In a remote and beautiful setting, with superb views over the River Carron near its mouth on the Dornoch Firth, this converted corn mill retains its original millworkings and offers spacious and very comfo...
In a remote and beautiful setting, with superb views over the River Carron near its mouth on the Dornoch Firth, this converted corn mill retains its original millworkings and offers spacious and very comfortable accommodation on split levels, with an external entrance to both floors. Standing in its own large and secure south-facing garden overlooking the River Carron, it has been equipped and furnished to a high standard, and is well placed for exploring Caithness and Sutherland.
Within easy driving distance, the scenery varies from wild cliffs and hills to lonely moorland and remote beaches. Here you will find dozens of ruined castles and ancient monuments. Seat of the Earls and Dukes of Sutherland, Dunrobin Castle (24 miles) has a distinct French influence, and enjoys views out across the North Sea with seal colonies nearby. There are numerous golf courses, and lochs and lochans within easy reach, where you can fish for salmon and trout. The town of Dornoch (15 miles) is home to the seaside links course at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, the most northerly first-class course in the world. Dornochs amenities include shops, tennis, bowling, sandy beaches and a craft centre located in the town jail! The area contains some of the most spectacular scenery and physically challenging areas for hillwalkers in the whole of the British Isles. Shooting available locally by arrangement. Skiing within 1 hours drive. Inverness 40 miles. John OGroats 112 miles. Shops and pub serving food 1 mile.
Ground floor: Morning room with rugs on Caithness stone-slab floor, wrought-iron furniture and futon bed (for +1). Master double bedroom (5ft bed) with rugs on beech floor. Twin bedroom. Double bedroom. Beamed bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Separate toilet. Original beamed ceilings in hallway and bedrooms. Open-tread stairs to lower ground floor: Very spacious living/dining room featuring original cornmill workings with corn shute wood-burning stove, rugs on beech floor and door to garden. Well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with breakfast area.
- Wood-burning stove logs inc
- Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
- Futon bed (for +1)
- Satellite TV (digital)
- Video (selection of video cassettes avail)
- Secure garden with patio and furniture
- Grounds of 4 acres
- Pets free of charge
- NB: River frontage and drops in grounds
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More Property Details
Property Reference: UHP
HMG Ref: 1108269
Property Type: Converted Farm/Industrial
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps Suit: 6 | 7
Features: Nearby Pub, Wood Burning Stove, Enclosed Garden
Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, Satellite, DVD player, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave, Telephone, Barbecue
Location Features: Rural
Week rental Starts: Saturday
Parking: For 3 Cars