Caisteal Laith - Caisteal Laith Cottage ref: UK30808

Lochinver, Northern Highlands

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
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bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Sea View 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Caisteal Laith Cottage is situated in the beautiful fishing village of Lochinver and offers stunning views over the village and coast. The property offers guests a good level of comfort and is an ideal base from which to explore the beautiful north-west coast of Scotland.
There is a separate fully fitted kitchen and a separate living room with comfortable leather seating and a cosy wood burner. Also on the ground floor is a family shower room with a double shower cubicle. On the first floor are two spacious bedrooms, one with a kingsize bed and the other with a double bed. There is also an additional family bathroom witth a Jacuzzi bath and toilet.
There are superb hill and coastal walks to be had directly from the cottage. Deer graze in the adjoining hills and a wide variety of bird life can be spotted in the immediate area. The nearby village of Lochinver has an excellent selection of local shops and restaurants, as well as two pubs, a tourist office and interesting craft shops. This region, known as Assynt, is renowned for its superb and unspoilt beaches, hills, mountains and wildlife. Water sports, fishing, golf and cycling are all local pastimes. Beach 500 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With wood burner and 42" Sky Smart TV (basic package).
Kitchen/dining room: With breakfast bar, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, dishwasher and washing machine.
Shower room: With double shower cubicle, toilet, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bathroom: With Jacuzzi bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating (in winter), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Logs for wood burner available locally.

Miscellaneous

1- acre grounds with garden furniture (shared with other properties on-site). Bike store (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Lochinver
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    Lochinver
  • Nearest railway station
    Lairg
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    1 mile
  • Lake
    500 yards

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About the local area

Discover a wonderful variety of contrasting landscapes that will make a lasting impression, from the remote rock-hewn wilderness of far north west Sutherland to the green rolling coastal lands by the Cromarty Firth. Wherever you travel you're surrounded by some of the most outstanding remote natural beauty in Scotland.

The Highlands is not only blessed with wonderful countryside, there are also miles of dramatic coastline, with quiet pristine sandy beaches, picturesque sea lochs and a scattering of pretty coastal villages close to clear turquoise waters. This is a place to really enjoy `The Great Outdoors', with plenty of activities from mountain climbing and white water rafting to gentle family walks and mountain biking for all abilities.

This part of the British Isles is also a great place to see wildlife; unsurprisingly wildlife flourishes in this great wilderness and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and about on land and sea - take one of the many boat trips on offer for close encounters with seals, whales and dolphins or simply get out into the glens, hills and forests to see eagles, deer and maybe even the elusive pine martin to name but a few.

For a holiday at a more leisurely pace visit the region's many historical sites, ancient castles, stately homes and fascinating museums, learn about the Highlands rich history and culture, its clans and conflicts, the tragedy of the Highland Clearances and its role in the Jacobite risings.

Summer visitors to the Highlands (mostly July and August) may not want to miss the annual Highland Games, which are held across the Highlands and are a unique spectacle of athletic, dancing and piping events which should not be missed!

Things to do nearby

Displays about wildlife, history, geology and the cultural heritage of Assynt. Live pictures of a Herons nest and information on the North West Highlands Geopark. Tel: 01571 844194

Black Isle Wildlife and Country Park
Black Isle Wildlife and Country Park

Great if you love animals, birds and the countryside. Here you can feed the ducks, geese and swans around the ponds or visit the friendly goats, pigs and rare sheep. Tel: 01463 731656

Loch Ewe Distillery

Loch Ewe is the smallest distillery in Scotland reliving the romance of making Uisge Beatha in a case. Learn how to distill whisky using 18th century methods. Tel: 01445 731242

Dingwall Museum

Highland town museum showing history of Dingwall, outstanding military room, re-constructed kitchen and smiddy. Outdoor area and picnic tables. Free entry! Tel: 01349 865366

Brora Heritage Centre

Visitor centre with hands on guides to the rich heritage, archaeology and artefacts of the beautiful village of Brora. Tel: 01349 886606

Boats N Paddles

Safe and memorable outdoor experiences including hill walking, canoeing, abseiling, climbing, sea kayaking, mountain biking and gorge walking. Tel: 0333 600 6008

Glen Ord Distillery Visitors Centre and Whisky Shop

Take a tour around the closest distillery to Inverness and have a dram of the Classic Highland Malt. There is also an excellent selection of single malt whiskies from all over Scotland. Tel: 01463 872004

Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

Dating back to 1400 this castle contains a magnificent collection of furniture, silver and family portraits. Informative falconry displays available every Monday and Saturday. Tel: 01408 633177

Merkinch Local Nature Reserve

Explore the nature reserve just one mile from Inverness! Take a walk, watch the herons fishing, birdlife on the mudflats and even Roe Deers or the Moray Firth Dolphins!? Tel: 07795 253 727

Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve

Over 600 hectares of reserve home to a whole range of internationally important habitats and animal species.

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