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Ach-na-Clachan, Gairloch, Sleeps 6

Occupying a marvellous setting, with all main windows overlooking Gairloch Bay to the magnificent Torridon Mountains and the Isle of Skye beyond, this traditional stone cottage and its large natural garden...

Occupying a marvellous setting, with all main windows overlooking Gairloch Bay to the magnificent Torridon Mountains and the Isle of Skye beyond, this traditional stone cottage and its large natural garden is only 1½ miles (approx) from Gairloch beach. With sheep grazing close by, its setting is quiet, yet well placed for visiting the village’s pier and harbour, playing a round of golf on the 9-hole course, and exploring the beauty of the surrounding area. Ideal base for hill walking. Swimming pool and Inverewe Tropical Gardens at Poolewe, 6 miles. Shops and pub approximately 500 yards.

Living room with open fire and rugs on wooden floor. Modern fitted, well-equipped kitchen with dining area and wooden floor. Utility. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Further double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet.


  • Open fire – initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • TV (Teletext)
  • Video (small library)
  • DVD (small library)
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • Freezer
  • Large, enclosed natural garden with furniture
  • Parking
  • Secure cycle storage


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Customer Reviews of Ach-na-Clachan, Gairloch, Sleeps 6

1st comment: We had a lovely stay enjoying the peace, tranquillity and the dramatic surrounding countryside. The cottage is very well equipped, we found everything we could possibly need and some extra luxuries. We particularly enjoyed the views and the real fire for a cosy stay in wild weather. The cottage was immaculately clean and well heated even without the fire which is vital in February. We did plenty of reading and some great local walks. We particularly enjoyed the local links to the battle of the Atlantic at Loch Ewe: an unexpected history lesson. We come to the west of Scotland in February every year and try a slightly different area each time. I would recommend this cottage for a quiet stay at this time of year but there were a few caravan sites which would put us off later in the year as the village would be much busier (however there might be more restaurants actually open.) The weather is usually dry but cold but we did have a fair bit of rain this year. We can recommend the local pubs for food (but none were open within easy walking distance) and a trip to Applecross is a must for a special lunch and amazing scenery. Feb 2012.

2nd comment: This is a wonderful house with everything you can ask for. Local restaurants have a great choice of food and the shops are well stocked. The house has fantastic views and has great access to everything locally. Oct 2011.

3rd comment: Property has good sized rooms and spacious. Well equipped kitchen, view from all the rooms changes every two minutes as the weather passes through. Good selection of restaurants in close proximity. Golf course is a hidden gem. We were there in October so no midges! Oct 2011.

4th comment: Our third stay in this property - which says it all. Spotlessly clean, comfortable and with an amazing view. Oct 2011.

5th comment: Fantastic location with stunning scenery. A great place to stay. Sept 2011.

6th comment: Very clean, comfy and cosy cottage with spectacular views across Gairloch and around to the Isle of Skye. We spent two glorious weeks here and didn’t want to leave. Top marks to the owner for providing this well kept cottage in a magnificent setting. July 2011.

7th comment: This property is in a fantastic location with unspoilt views of Gairloch bay, Torridon mountains and Isle of Skye. The owner has provided everything you will require during your stay, with no necessity to take any kitchen equipment or cleaning materials that are sometimes needed. Just turn up and enjoy. June 2011.

8th comment: Excellent cottage, very comfortable, well laid out, clean & well maintained. Superb views/situation and very easy walk to local shops etc. Angie (the owner) helpful. April 2011.

9th comment: Excellent position with all bedrooms facing the loch. Clean and modern throughout but still with character. Warm and comfortable with everything you could need for a holiday, even with, as in our case, a small child. Oct 2010.

10th comment: Tremendous views from all rooms, peaceful, warm & cosy. July 2010.

11th Comment Wonderful situation & views. Spotlessly clean. Very well equipped. Homely without being fussily furnished. May 2010.

12th Comment The property is beautifully presented. The furnishings, kitchen equipment etc. are of a very high standard. The setting is beautiful and the welcome wine and shortbread were much appreciated. May 2010.

13th Comment Fully equipped, everything in order, local information on coffee table, nice welcoming touches by the owner (mini-easter eggs, flowers), clean and tidy - everything just right - and what a view! April 2010.

14th Comment As usual the bedroom was very clean with excellent bed linen and a good quality bed. March 2010.

15th Comment I would have been happy living here! Feb 2010.

16th Comment The position, comfort, furnishings ... everything first class. Oct 2009.

17th Comment Fabulous location - especially for wildlife spotters. Although in the far North of Scotland - good local facilities. Spotlessly clean. Warm & cosy. No unnecessary do’s & dont’s. Sept 2009.

18th Comment Fantastic location. Aug 2009.

19th Comment Excellent location, stunning views, convenient shops, comfortable accommodation. July 2009.

20th Comment Very nice cottage, clean and well-equipped, with a wonderful view on the sea. Warm welcome by the owner. July 2009.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: URA
  • HMG Ref: 1100724
  • Property Type: Detached Cottage
  • Number of Bedrooms: 3
  • Sleeps Suit: 6
  • Features: Open Fire, Nearby Pub, Enclosed Garden, Easy Walking Access
  • Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, DVD player, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave
  • Location Features: Coastal/Beach
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 0
  • Places to Eat Nearby

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