Alt Na Criche ref: CC511278

Inveralligin, Torridon, Wester Ross, Isle of Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal Property 
  • No Pets Allowed 

Description

Alt Na Criche is situated on the banks of Loch Torridon and enjoys spectacular panoramic views of the Torridon mountain range across the loch. Set in its own generous garden grounds this delightful single storey holiday cottage has undergone a complete renovation and provides a high standard of accommodation in a truly superb Highland setting. The pretty lounge has large picture windows overlooking the gardens and across Loch Torridon to the mountains beyond. A wood burning stove acts as a welcoming focal point and the solid oak floors throughout add to the sense of country luxury. The large kitchen/dining room has built in appliances and a family sized solid wood table. There are three beautifully presented bedrooms (one en suite) and a superb modern family sized bathroom. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn. A patio area with outdoor dining table and chairs provides a superb spot to sit and drink in the amazing views. From the cottage and gardens watch otters, seals, red deer, birds and if you’re lucky, even golden eagles. It also provides a wonderful vantage point from which to admire the amazing sunsets over water. There are beautiful coastal walks and beaches right on the doorstep.Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property is all on ground floor level.
Living Room: With satellite Free view TV/DVD, radio/CD, wood burning stove.
Kitchen/Dining: With electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and large dining table
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en suite facilities with shower enclosure and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and toilet.

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Facilities

Oil central heating, oil, electricity, bed linen and towels included. First supply of logs for wood burning stove provided.

Miscellaneous

Large, cottage garden, mainly laid to lawn with trees, shrubs and roses, outdoor furniture and magnificent views. Off road parking for 3 cars.
  • Nearest town
    Torridon
  • Shops
    5 Miles
  • Distance
    5 Miles
  • Restaurant
    5 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Achnasheen
  • Pub
    5 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    25 Miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The little hamlet of Inveralligin is set on the shores of this famous sea loch and historically looks to the sea for its work and play. The jetty is ideal for launching small craft and canoes. For keen walkers there are some of the most spectacular walks and climbs to be found anywhere in Britain and Munro’s a plenty. Beinn Alligin Munro can be seen outside the kitchen window and Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve is just a few minutes drive away. For fishers, there are fishing trips available from the award winning fishing village of Sheildaig approximately 13 miles away. Local cod, pollack, plaice and mackerel can be caught in the loch. Salmon and trout fishing is also available in area. There are some excellent local restaurants in the surrounding villages and a good local store in the charming village of Torridon. A mobile shop will also deliver fresh produce and general provisions. Alt Na Criche offers peace and tranquillity combined with the best of modern living for a truly memorable Highland holiday.

Things to do nearby

Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre

The only distillery on the Isle of Skye, set on the shores of Loch Harport with dramatic views of the Cuillins.

Skyeskyns

VisitScotland's only traditional exhibition tannery. Discover how leather is made in free guided tour of workshops. See widest range of natural sheepskins and leather goods.

The Red Hills - Isle of Skye

The red hills of the Isle of Skye, also known as the Red Cuillins, are certainly no less worthy of attention than the Black Cuillins.

Islands Cycles

Bike hire, sales and repairs. The only one on Skye. 01470 552223

The Duirinish Coastline

Duirinish has one of Britain's most dramatic sections of coastline.

Raasay House

A unique island experience with spectacular views and lots to do. Discover amazing wildlife and the rich history of Raasay.

Dunvegan Castle

Dunvegan Castle, located just a mile and a half north of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland.

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