Eagle Cottage ref: UK5323

near Culkein, Northern Highlands

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Sea View 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Tucked away at the end of its own short, rough track, Eagle Cottage is a traditional detached white-washed stone cottage set on a working croft, in a stunning location with sea and mountain views. Looking out across Culkein Bay with Handa Island and the dramatic peaks of north west Sutherland clearly visible, Eagle Cottage provides cosy, warm accommodation with décor based around a seaside theme. On the ground floor there is a living room with an electric wood burner. The kitchen/dining room is well-equipped and has plenty of room for up to four guests. Steep and narrow cottage stairs lead up to the two bedrooms, both with a nautical theme. The shower room is on the ground floor. The cottage is set in around 2 acres of grounds, all fully fenced. There are fantastic views from the cottage and grounds across the bay to the islands and hills beyond. Culkein Bay is just a short stroll from the cottage and there are miles of beautiful walks within easy reach. This region is renowned for its hill walking, climbing, kayaking, fishing and mountain biking. The peaks of Suilven, Stac Pollaidh, Canisp, Quinag and Ben More Assynt are all close by. The superb white sandy beaches of Achmelvich, Clashnessie and Clachtoll are all within a short drive. The nearest larger village is Lochinver, a thriving small fishing port with natural harbour. It has excellent facilities including a pottery, shops, pubs and restaurants. Beach ½ mile. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 10 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With electric wood burner, 22" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Narrow, steep stairs to...

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric panel heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

2 acres of enclosed rural grassland with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 1 dog welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (working croft/sheep country). Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Lochinver
  • Shops
    4 miles
  • Distance
    10 miles
  • Restaurant
    10 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Lairg
  • Pub
    10 miles
  • Railway station distance
    40.0 miles
  • Lake
    ½ mile (beach)

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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