Doire An Daimh ref: CC511063

Acharacle, Argyll, Fort William and Lochaber

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 

Description

Doire An Daimh is Gaelic for "thicket of the stags", which is the name of the mountain behind this delightful property and also describes its lovely woodland setting, where deer and also badger are regular visitors. This bright, modern detached cottage is situated in an elevated position and enjoys stunning views over the hills and mountains, with picturesque Loch Shiel in the foreground. It is immaculately presented with a lovely deep leather suite, luxurious bathroom with large Jacuzzi bath, en suite facilities to the master bedroom, solid oak flooring throughout and a bright, spacious kitchen/breakfast room with separate dining room. It offers total seclusion in a breathtaking setting. A special feature of the cottage is the raised decking areas which provide outside dining space, maximising the amazing views across the Peninsula to the small isles of Muck, Rhum and Eigg to the west. Acharacle is a pretty village. It offers a bakery, small shop, tearoom, pub and restaurant, all within walking distance from the property. Set in 18 acres, there are numerous woodland walks adjoining the cottage (wild chanterelle mushrooms grow nearby - a real treat to add to your breakfast or BBQ).

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is all at ground floor level, has oil central heating and solid oak flooring and comprises:
Lounge: With wood burning stove, TV, DVD and radio/Cd enjoying amazing views of Loch Shiel, mountains and across to the small isles.
Dining Room
Breakfasting Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dish washer.
Utility Area: With washing machine and space/hooks for coats and outdoor gear.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en suite shower room with WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With two single beds.
Bathroom: With corner Jacuzzi bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

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Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Initial supply of logs/peat for stove provided. Cot and high chair available.

Miscellaneous

The property is situated in an elevated position and surrounded by raised decking with rear door leading onto superb ’outdoor dining area’, Wooden table and chairs overlooking Loch Shiel, mountains and small isles of Muck, Rhum and Eigg in the distance. To the front is further decking area with second dining/seating area overlooking woodland. Set in its own woodland with lovely walks direct from the property. Please note the drive up to the property is steep. Off road parking for 3 cars.
  • Nearest town
    Fort William
  • Shops
    1/2 Mile
  • Distance
    46 Miles
  • Restaurant
    1/2 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Fort William
  • Pub
    1/2 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    46 Miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The Ardnamurchan peninsula is a totally unspoilt area of the western Highlands. It offers an abundance of wildlife; otters, pine marten, seals, deer, whales, dolphins and numerous bird species can be sighted in the region. Take a trip to Ardnamurchan Point, the most westerly part of the UK mainland and visit the lighthouse. Discover Sanna Bay, with its beautiful white shell beach and turquoise blue sea offering views of the Inner Hebrides. Spend a fascinating day at Glenmore Natural History centre or visit the atmospheric 13th century Castle Tioram, perched on a rocky promontory jutting out into Loch Moidart. The beautiful Isle of Mull is also easily accessible by boat trip from Ardnamurchan. Enjoy a day wandering around the picturesque town of Tobermoray with its brightly coloured houses clustered around the bay. Fort William, the home of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, is known as the ’outdoor capital of the Highlands’ is less than an hour’s drive away. It offers an excellent selection of shops and restaurants as well as a wealth of outdoor activities.With hill walking, sailing, canoeing, climbing, fishing, mountain biking, golf and horse riding, together with stunning beaches and an abundance of wildlife this area is truly an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.

Things to do nearby

Monument erected in tribute to the clansmen who fought for the Jacobite cause with Prince Charles Edward Stuart in 1745. Tel: 01397 722250

Nevis Range Mountain Gondola

An exhilarating trip in Britain's only mountain gondola which travels up to 650m on Aonach Mor, beside Ben Nevis.

The Glencoe Dalness Visitor Centre

Visitor centre with exhibitions on the local area, its people and wildlife. Find out all about Glencoe's remarkable history. Four star visitor attraction. Tel: 01855 811 307

The Jacobite Steam Train

Regarded as the world's greatest railway journey by Wanderlust Magazine the service runs all week through the peak seasons. Tel: 0844 850 4685

Scottish Highland Tours

A selection of one day tours of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Tours can be arranged to suit your requirements. Tel: 01397 704901

Sanna Bay

Situated at the most westerly point on mainland Britain, Sanna Bay is dominated by beautiful white shell sands and true blue sea water.

Glen Nevis Visitor Centre
Glen Nevis Visitor Centre

Historical and natural history display on Glen/Ben Nevis. Mountain safety information, live weather reports and a great range of outdoor supplies. Tel: 01397 705922

Crannog Cruises

Climb aboard at Fort William Town Pier and enjoy the splendour and wildlife of Loch Linnhe and the views of Ben Nevis. Tel: 01397 700714

Vertical Descents

Fun, adventure for all ages and groups. Activities include whitewater rafting, canyoning, paintballing, mountain biking, climbing and abseiling. Tel: 01855 821593

Eagle Watch Wildlife Cruise

Unique guided cruises on the stunning waters of Loch Shiel. Share the skippers experience of spotting Golden Eagles and Red Deers. Tel: 01687 470322

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