Foxglove Cottage, Laide
Superb views towards the Summer Isles
Set in its peaceful woodland garden, Foxglove Cottage is a traditional stone built croft house, which has been sympathetically renovated and extended. Its situation at the northern extremity of the peninsular between Loch Ewe and Gruinard Bay gives superb views of the Summer Isles and mountains to the North and East. Nearby Mellon Udrigle beach is the perfect sandy bay for swimming, boating and building sand castles.
The cottage has three bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 people. Duvets and bed linen are provided. A cot and high chair are also available. There are two bathrooms each with bath and shower plus a separate WC. The large and comfortable sitting room with multifuel stove has three windows overlooking the private and secluded garden. The kitchen and Utility room, are well equipped and have ample storage. Facilities include Refrigerator, Fridge-Freezer, Electric Cooker, Microwave Oven, Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer. The electricity is on a meter taking 50p coins. The solid fuel is included in the rent. Many of our visitors return year after year for a restful holiday in beautiful and tranquil surroundings.
We are open all year. Pets welcome.
Tel: 01445 731307
Nick & Janet Gardner
Bungalow sleeping 5 people. Situated at Aultbea
Situated at Ormiscaig close to the village of Aultbea on the east side of Loch Ewe, the bungalow has panoramic views of the Torridon hills.
`Beinn Eighe` sleeps 5 people and offers the following:
Open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge. Bathroom with bath and shower. One double and one twin bedded room each with vanity basin and one single bedroom. Fenced garden and parking for two cars.
The bungalow is fully equipped with electric cooker, fridge-freezer, washing machine with tumble dryer, central heating by night storage heaters, coal effect fire, TV, video, radio/cassette and duvets on all beds.
Electricity and bed linen are included in the tariff. Cot/high chair by arrangement. Groceries may be ordered in advance. Sorry - no pets
Also available for Winter lets between September 2006 and April/May 2007. Please contact the owner for details.
Avril and Peter Budgen
c/o Sealladh A`Bheinn
Beauly IV4 7HT
Tel: 01463 741558
Ewe View Holidays, Drumchork, Aultbea
Stunning views over Loch Ewe from this first floor apartment
Our STB 4 star graded, first floor, self-catering apartment has fantastic far-reaching views over Loch Ewe towards the Hebrides and is situated at Drumchork, in an elevated position above the village of Aultbea. Aultbea has a craft/gift shop and tearoom, well stocked general store, excellent butcher, post office, two hotels, doctor’s surgery, and several churches. Nearby there are extensive walks through spectacular scenery, and sandy beaches within an easy drive – you can walk right into the mountains from the apartment without even getting in your car!
Owned and run by Joan and Peter Deakin and family, the purpose-built apartment is modern and light and provides a comfortable “home-from-home” base from which to tour Wester Ross and beyond.
It is completely self-contained, and well equipped to accommodate 2/3 people. The sitting/dining area is well furnished and affords wonderful sea views. There is a colour TV, DVD player and radio/CD player. A fitted kitchen area has electric cooker, microwave, fridge etc. The bathroom has bath and electric shower. The bedroom has a double and a single bed and again, has superb loch views. All heating is electric. Linen and towels are provided, and parking is available adjacent to the outside staircase entrance to the apartment.
PRICE: Low season £130; mid season £170-£190; high season £230
Ewe View Holidays
Joan and Peter Deakin
Tel: 01445 731394
Willow Cottage, Ormiscaig
Apartment sleeping 4-5. Situated at Ormiscaig by Aultbea
A warm welcome awaits in this bright, 1st floor, 3 star apartment sleeping 4/5. Very comfortably furnished and fully equipped with your needs in mind. Towels and bedding provided. Enjoy magnificent sea-views and sunsets from the apartment and patio where there is hardwood dining furniture. There is a lovely garden and ample parking.
This is an ideal base for touring, walking, climbing and birdwatching. One and a half miles to the well stocked village shop, post-office, butcher, garage, surgery and hotels. The world famous Inverewe Gardens, swimming pool and several sandy beaches are all nearby. Sorry no pets.
PRICE: Please contact proprietor for further details.
Mrs Alma Ella
Ross-shire IV22 2JJ
Tel: 01445 731263
Rose Cottage, Laide
Modern comfortable cottage 10 minutes from the beach
Rose Cottage is a real home; comfortable, modern and fully equipped. The cottage sleeps 4 in one double and one twin room.
In a beautiful and tranquil setting, 10 minutes walk from the local beach, it is a good area for walkers of all abilities. There is a well-stocked shop at Laide, which is also a post office and filling station.
There are excellent opportunities for loch fishing nearby, more details can be found in several local guides including Fishing in the Gairloch Area.
The hotel at Aultbea, 5 minutes drive away, has a comfortable bar and a good restaurant. Aultbea also has a general stores.
There is a small garden with table and chairs. We regret that we are unable to accommodate smokers. Pets welcome. Bookings normally Saturday to Saturday but short breaks sometimes available.
All electricity, heating, linen and towels is included in the rental price.
Price: £250 - £425 per week.
Tel: 07899 856158
Old Smiddy Self-Catering, Laide
Newly refurbished cottage with lovely views towards Gruinard Bay
Julie and Julian are pleased to announce that ‘The Bungalow’ at the Old Smiddy is now available as a self-catering holiday property.
Totally renovated and refurbished to the same high standard as the Old Smiddy Guest House this light and airy, modern bungalow enjoys stunning views of both Gruinard Bay to the north and towards An Teallach to the east.
The accommodation can sleep up to 6 people in its three bedrooms. The master bedroom, with en-suite shower room, has a kingsize bed and a lovely view towards Gruinard Bay. The second bedroom has a standard double bed. The third bedroom can be made up as a spacious single, a twin, or a 6 foot double bedded room.
The good-sized and comfortably furnished lounge/dining room has spectacular dual aspect views, free satellite TV and a cosy pebble effect gas fire.
The large kitchen looks out across Laide Wood and is fully equipped with gas hob, full-sized electric oven, combination microwave/grill/oven, slow cooker, large fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and a variety of electrical appliances. The main bathrooms enjoys the advantage of a shower bath.
There is LPG central heating throughout the bungalow and such items as a hairdryer, steam iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner are provided for guests’ use.All bed linen and towels are provided.
Price guide: £400 - £500 per week
For further details and availability
Tel: 01445 731696 or 07802 543741