Loch Long View ref: UK11939

Dornie, Isle of Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering



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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Sea View 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Waterside Breaks 


Loch Long View sits in a commanding position high above the water on its own spacious plateau, with far reaching views of the loch and surrounding mountains. The cottage has been thoughtfully constructed with an exterior of Siberian larch, which has aged beautifully and compliments the dark green framed windows. Set within a 500-acre croft, there are sheep and Highland cows roaming the hillsides, as well as lots of other wildlife including red deer, pine marten and a variety of eagles. There is plenty of space around the cottage and a large garden, making the property ideal for pets too. At the back of the house and up the hill is an unfenced loch, home to brown trout.

The interior has French oak flooring throughout. On the ground floor there is a dual-aspect kitchen with lots of natural light and views along the length of Loch Long. With an Aga, which also provides heating for the property, guests can enjoy more traditional cooking, however, there is an electric oven and hob too. The large living room has a grand wood burner to cosy up infront of, and there is a bathroom also on the ground floor.

The French oak continues to flow up to the first floor, and with the abundance of natural light, works really well giving the two bedrooms a very spacious and calming feel, especially as the windows act as frames featuring the surrounding Highland landscape. Both the master bedroom and the twin bedroom, have unsurpassed views along the loch and the mountains. There is a bathroom between the bedrooms leading off the large landing.

Loch Long View is perfectly placed to explore the Isle of Skye with the bridge across to the island only 10 minutes’ away by car. Wester Ross with its highlights of Applecross and Torridon for more mountains and secluded coastline are also close by. Shop, pub and restaurant 3½ miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 steps to entrance.
Living room: With wood burner, 32" Freeview TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: Farmhouse style with oil Aga (available on request), electric oven, electric hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric central heating, oil, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included.


Large garden with patio and garden furniture. 500-acre natural woodland. Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply. There are 3 steps and slopes in the garden.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    3.5 miles
  • Distance
    3.5 miles
  • Restaurant
    3.5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    3.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    12.0 miles
  • Lake
    1 mile (Loch)

About the local area

Skye is one of the largest and best known Scottish islands and is particularly famous for its spectacular mountain scenery. It is also home to some dramatic history, diverse wildlife and rugged mountain beauty. The island of Skye makes for a great holiday destination with many visitor attractions, endless walking routes and fabulous restaurants.

Due to its popularity with tourists, you will find many craft shops and cottage museums. As for sports, you can visit the swimming pool in Portree, play golf at Sconser and Skeabost or go pony trekking. Watersports available on the island include diving, canoeing, windsurfing and yachting. Skye is also the ideal place for fishing and birdwatching.

Skye is easily accessible by either road or ferry. The road bridge is accessible from the Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland making it ideal for a day trip as well as a longer stay.

Lochalsh is truly highland territory full of clans and castles, hills of heather and views of lochs to the sea beyond. Visit the village of Plockton, a picture perfect location or Scotland's highest waterfall, The Five Sisters of Kintail. Where ever you go you are sure to be surrounded by some truly awesome scenery.

The Western Isles is a chain of islands also known as the Outer Hebrides. The main destination is the Isle of Lewis, a fairly flat island with many spectacular sandy beaches, a rugged coastline and a landscape that is worth investigating. Visitors will enjoy lots of activities including fishing, cycling, walking and bird watching. There are many other standing stones and archaeological monuments to visit too.

The rest of the western Isles can be explored using Lewis as a base. Most of the surrounding islands are covered in a blanket of peat meaning they are teaming with wildlife. Spot birds such as Kittiwakes, Guillemots, Kestrels, Hen Harriers and Redshank. With any luck you may even see otters, seals, eagles or dolphins off shore. In the summer months there are many colourful wild flowers to be seen and if you visit later in the season you can enjoy the heather in full bloom.

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.


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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