Tigh tasgaidh skye /lochalsh
House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A stunning Victorian home situated directly on the sea front of Loch Long,in the Skye and Lochalsh region offers luxury self catering holidays.The self contained wing gives space,privacy with outstanding sea and mountain views- a special place for romantics and families.
Warmth/comfort and beauty are in abundance inside and out-/,a great base of peace and tranquility to discover the beauties of the Isle of Skye and North West Highlands.Walk/Explore/Enjoy/Relax. We Welcome you and will ensure you have a memorable and very happy time at Tigh Tasgaidh.
Located in the pretty Highland village of DORNIE, 500 metres from the world famous EILEAN DONAN CASTLE(do go at dusk when the floodlights come on.)
Your personal sea garden flowered filled/private parking and so many extras included,mean a happy and carefree holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ashaig 9 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness 80 km, Nearest railway: Kyle of Lochalsh 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Luxury that is upgraded on a yearly basis to give you an exceptional base to enjoy and explore the area.
Space/privacy/warmth and comfort greet you from your first arrival with fresh flowers and homemade tea set out to refresh you after your journey.
Any special orders you wish are dealt with ,be they champagne in the fridge with smoked salmon for when you arrive.,or arranging for our Dornie fisherman Davie to deliver to your door freshly caught langoustine.
Bookings for local restaurants/boat trips/boat hire/You decide,and Louise will be pleased to help.
THE DOUBLE front doors lead to a tiled entrance hall,here you have a coat stand,boot rack( boot dryer)fishing rod and tackle,from this vestibule your front door leads through to the wing.
THE SITTINGROOM is a beautiful and spacious room (approx. 22 feet by 20 feet )with large double windows giving on to the ever changing sea views.Comfortable sofa/easy chairs/writing bureau/books and games along with all o.s. maps,quality dvd's,and various lights to suit your moods.A relaxing and very comfortable room to enjoy.Good radiators from your own central heating boiler, and a real life electric stove for a comforting glow,and no effort.
THE VERY SPACIOUS KITCHEN/DININGROOM (approx 18 foot by 16 foot)has a large table to enjoy meals around,quality cutlery/bone china and loads of equipment to indulge your cooking whims.
From here a door leads to your back hall with door to the back gardens/airing cupboard/large chest of drawers and knee hole desk,and coat hooks.From the back hall doors lead to the bedrooms and bathroom.
THE TWO BEDROOMS are very welcoming, and good orthopeadic mattresses ensure a sound night's sleep. The bedrooms overlook the back gardens and have radios,electric blankets/extra blankets etc..
THE FAMILY BATHROOM has a full bath with overbath drench shower with good pressure( pumped)Clean and fresh with Laura Ashley wallpaper and blind, But not an overly big room.
All rooms have good and plentiful central heating radiators, which is fired by your own efficient boiler, control panel and main thermostat,many of the radiators are individually controlled too. All central heating and electricity along with all beds made up, plenty of towels etc, and your wi fi are included in the price,there are NO hidden extras.
Wonderful gardens /your own private sea garden with lovely views/bbq/coal/private parking for you,shared back gardens/mountain bike/fishing rods etc.. all for you to use freely.Canoes/Kayaks/small boats=we offer safe stowage and you can launch directly beside the sea garden.
|Further details outdoors|
Seashore based, with excellent gardens and views.
Your private sea garden has outdoor furniture/bbq/coals/stunning views. Flower filled with roses/shrubs between April -September.
Shared back gardens again with outside furniture.pick apples/plums/cherries/herbs as in season.
Louise loves the gardens and works to have them full of colour throughout the year.The bird table is popular with the usual birds, and also with the pine martens who often visit for a midnight feast.
We also have a poly tunnel and kitchen garden and delighted to provide our guests with organic veg. and fruits as in season.
Situated on a quiet single track road,Dornie stores our village shop is just a step away,well stocked. Eilean Donan Castle ,walk to in 8 mins easily, go in the evening when the flood lights are on,Walk along the loch side or up the Carrbrae for spectacular views.Enjoy!
More photos/details and information can be found on our website at tightasgaidh.com. along with up to date news from Dornie
The Scottish Highlands region
One of the last great wilderness areas of Europe.The region offers wonderful unspoilt coasts and mountains,along with historic buildings from preserved Iron Age Brochs,Barracks from after the battle of Culloden,castles( both ruined and open to the public).
Try easy day trips to Applecross( over the famed Pass of the Cattle)The Wilds of Torridon. Discover the Isle of Skye by the Skye bridge (8miles away)or by the Glenelg ferry.
Visit the castles of Armadale along with its lovely gardens/views to Knoydart/and charming museum of The Isles Dunvegan Castle seat of the Macleods(with its coral beach/boat trips)The National trust Properties Of Lochalsh/Plockton are on one side 5 miles away Kintail on the other 3 miles away An ideal base for nature lovers/walkers/wildlife enthusiasts/kayakers A Place to relax,enjoy,and discover your own special places.
Our Local castle,- the renowned Eilean Donan situated on its own island is 500 metres away. Open between March-November. Do visit at twilight when the floodlights come on.In Summer there are a few concerts at night held in the banqueting Hall.
Our local pub has musicians playing a couple of times a week,and Dornie Hall hosts Caleaidhs in the summer months.The Clachan also stocks the Cuillen beer, brewed on Skye.The Dornie hotel is also a warm and friendly place for a meal cooked by chef Shaun.
Boat trips of all kinds from Fast RIB whale watching--,trips to the Isles Of RHUM and CANNA. Short evening scenic boat rides with local musicians from Plockton, sea fishing trips with Lachie 2 miles away. Kayaking with the National Trust,or hire your own boat nearby at Letterfearn. The Highland Games at Attadale take place in JULY
Applecross in AUGUST
Portree in AUGUST
The world famous gardens at INVEREWE is a wonderful scenic drive through Torridon and Loch Maree,a delightful day out.
Beaches/Walks/Fishing/Wildlife---Louise is Happy to help you plan the perfect holiday for you,with bookings/recommendations,and any forward planning you may like.
We stock all local o.s. maps/good walkers guides,nice local things to do,and are delighted to share our local knowledge. We can organise fresh local Langoustine delivered to your door/book National Trust walks and tell you special local places to visit.Do ask for any reservations you might like, Louise will be delighted to fix it for your holiday.
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13 Jan 2014
"A warm welcome in the Highlands"
Tigh Tasgaidh is a beautiful house in a stunning location, it makes a perfect base for exploring the local area and the Isle of Skye is merely a 15 min drive away.
The house has all the amenities you would need and is a joy to return to after a long day out.The bedrooms are comfortable and the kitchen is very spacious, the jewel in the crown is the lovely lounge which is a perfect place to relax and affords lovely views of the mountains.
Louise is a lovely hostess who cannot do enough for you, she was on hand to offer advice about the local area and trips out and she obviously takes the comfort and well being of her guests very seriously.
A wonderful house and hostess, cannot recommend it enough.
14 Aug 2013
"Fantastic apartment and location, given a warm welcome!"
We had an excellent week here. the accommodation was spacious, well equipped and spotless. The gardens are splendid, we especially enjoyed sitting out in the front garden, enjoying the view and the warm sunshine (amazing!)
We were given a warm welcome by Louise who was attentive to our needs, including home baked scones and fresh eggs! There is loads to see and do and this part of the world is quite stunning.
12 Aug 2013
"Very pleasant week in a very nice place ."
The place is great and Louise is a very nice person. She helped us to find the best things to do in order to discover the magnificent Isle of skye. We can just thank her for everything.
29 Jun 2013
"Very nice accomdation well located"
We had a wonderful time staying here with our two older teenage boys. The space was large enough that we did not feel jammed together at all. The kitchen was well appointed and allowed us to have mos… More
21 May 2013
This was one of the best holiday rentals we have ever used. Louise provided everything we could possibly want and more, even a welcome pack which included a bottle of wine. The view of the loch was wo… More
2 Oct 2012
"This was a terrific holiday rental!"
We stayed for 4 days. We wanted an outdoor vacation with lots of hiking. Louise, our host, knew all the best trails, having hiked them herself. We arrived to freshly baked scones and bread and a bottle of wine! Louise gave us detailed advice for where to hike, drive and eat. We had a great time.
18 Jul 2012
"Restful, comfortable, well and beautifully equipped, mesmerising view"
The home baked bread, shortbread and tea cake, as well as the milk, juice, eggs and other basics welcoming us was only the start. Louise, the host was knowledgeable and helpful about the area, what to do and see, when to avoid and when to go. Available when you wanted her, ready for a chat, but not intrusive. The friendly dogs were a bonus for us, but Louise was careful to find out what we thought of dogs, and would regulate them accordingly.
The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of good quality crockery, cutlery, pots and pans. Louise provided some freshly picked veg from her organic garden for dinner one night, but the local pubs and restaurants have good food. The local store is very well stocked for a small town.
The bed and bathroom were comfortable, the house is warm and the sitting room has a magic view across the narrow loch to a picturesque cottage and rising hills. Everything was clean and fresh. we wanted to extend our stay, but it was already booked.
11 Jul 2012
"Warm hearted - Beautiful"
Warm hearted and welcoming
Beautiful home - inside and outside
* Lovely views
* Local shop (nearly) next door as well as hotelrestaurant and pub/post office
* Ten minutes drive to supermarket and other shops
* Daytrips to Isle of Skye/Applecross pass
9 Jun 2012
"A great place to stay"
Property had everything we needed, and very relaxing and comfortable. Location of house provides great views. Parking easy, Owner adjacent and very helpful if needed.
Great location for wide area including Skye. Eating out in village limited but within reasonable driving distance of nice restaurants. Castle good for breakfasts and cakes and coffee. Local shop a few houses away.
We are now devoted regulars.
15 May 2012
"Visit Skye & Wester Ross"
Travelling Scotland from the Borders to the Highlands until I retired I can confidently say that I never found accommodation to match the superb Guest House, Tigh Tasgaidh, in Dornie Ross Shire.
This beautifully appointed Guest House, with a warm friendly atmosphere, gives you the choice of a luxurious flat, or excellent bed and breakfast accommodation, in a beautifully furnished home. Tigh Tasgaidh overlooks Loch Long to Skye, is ten minutes walk from Eilian Donan Castle, and is an ideal location for touring and experiencing the beauty of Wester Ross and Skye.
The varied and extensive excellent breakfast menu of high quality local produce equips you well for each day's enjoyment in this beautiful area.
Thank you Davy- I have gone quite blushing after your kind remarks!!!! Now I must keep it up to these high standards with Collies to advise me. Love and best wishes, Louise
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