About the home
Cairn Shiel is a "Visit Scotland" 4 Star graded, modern bungalow which stands in a private and prime location with uninterrupted views and within the Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve, which is renowned for its variety of wildlife, magnificent scenery and mountain trails; an ideal base for touring the North West Highlands.
This beautiful and cosy bungalow displays sweeping views through large picture windows, including two of Scotland's greatest mountains; Slioch and Beinn Eighe and is just a short distance from Torridon and Loch Maree.
Pine Martens visit the house regularly (especially if you feed them!) and deer and eagles are often seen.
The house is a short distance from the numerous sandy beaches and bays around Gairloch, Red Point and Torridon.
This is a perfect location for wildlife including trips to see whales, Basking Sharks, Seals, walking/climbing, touring, and enjoying the magnificent scenery. Other quality cottages by the sea, near Gairloch.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||House swaps|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, Sea view|
|General:||TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, Private fishing lake / river|
Further details indoors:
The property has double glazing through out. Storage heating, tumble drier, filter coffee maker and satellite TV are also supplied. The property also has a bath, electric shower as well as separate washroom with WC and hand basin.
Internet access for a small charge
Further details outdoors:
Cairn Shiel faces onto the mountain of Beinn Eighe, and there is a track beside the house that leads up to the mountain. Magnificent views from various points along the way. Wildlife lovers will be enchanted by our visitng pine martens which come most evenings if food is put out for them.
Well behaved pets by arrangement.
Sheets, pillow case, bath and handtowels and tea towels can be provided at an extra charge. Electricity is metered and the amount will be deducted from your retainer. The meter will be read on arrival and departure.
A deposit of £100 per week is requested in advance, together with a retainer of £60. The balance is payable 6 weeks prior to the commencement of your holiday. Bookings are from Saturday 4pm to Saturday 9.30am
The Scottish Highlands region
The Scottish Highlands include the rugged and mountainous regions of Scotland north and west of the Highland Boundary Fault. The Highlands are popularly described as one of the most scenic regions of Europe. The area is generally sparsely populated, with many mountain ranges dominating the region.
The Kinlochewe area
Kinlochewe is a small village near Loch Maree and Torridon in northwest Scotland.
Fishermen will be pleased to hear that there is a choice of salmon, sea trout, brown trout, pike, and sea fishing. You can also take falconry courses, or go and visit the deer museum after some deerstalking! For the adventurous, there are plenty of opportunities for climbing, kayaking, pony trekking, whale-watching trips or even boat trips to view Viking graves on Loch Maree or the puffin colony on the Shiant Islands. Alternatively visit the famous Inverewe Gardens.
Shopping and petrol are available in Kinlochewe Village, approx. half a mile.The Kinlochewe Hotel is open most of the year, providing bar meals etc. There are also 2 tearooms in the village.
How to get there
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Torridon: 10 miles / Gairloch: 20 miles
Inverness: 50 miles / Ullapool: 55 miles
Preferential rates available from Focus Vehicle Rental in Inverness. Customers who book through us get a 10% discount.
Inverness Airport: Budget flights to Inverness with FlyBe and Easyjet.
Activities near Kinlochewe
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
01 Oct 2012
The location of this bungalow is absolutely stunning. Waking up with Beinn Eighe mountain out of your bedroom and lounge window every morning is a view to die for. You are right in the national... more
23 Sep 2012
Cairn Shiel is an immaculate tastefully decorated comfortable home. It did not feel like a holiday home at all. The kitchen had everything we needed, dishwasher was a godsend. The weather was terrible but it didn't spoil our holiday and I wish I could have packed the view from the bedroom and sitting room windows, it is breathtaking. Never saw the Pinemarten but it did eat all the food! Would like to go back in fine weather and enjoy sitting out to enjoy the birds and that view.
23 Nov 2011
As a mountaineer i can honestly say if i could buy a cottage in any location Torridon's Ciarn Sheil would be it. Beinn Eighe is basically in the backgarden, with Liathach & Beinn Alligin five minutes drive down the road.
If you head in the other direction you come (via the lovely cosy climber's pub at Kinlochewe Hotel within easy walking distance!) to the base of Slioch... what more could you want?
Actually if the answer to that is comfortable accommodation with some resident pine martens and an accesible selection of non-challenging but still stunning walks (in case your muscles need a chance to recover between Munroes) then stay here - you will not regret anything but leaving!
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|2 Feb 13||8 Feb 13||£ 325||-||-||2 Nights|
|22 Mar 13||23 Mar 13||£ 365||-||-||2 Nights|
|23 Mar 13||5 Oct 13||£ 465||-||-||1 Week|
|5 Oct 13||26 Oct 13||£ 395||-||-||1 Week|
|26 Oct 13||9 Nov 13||£ 295||-||-||1 Week|
|9 Nov 13||23 Nov 13||£ 275||-||-||1 Week|
|23 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 265||-||-||2 Nights|
|21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 495||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
PLEASE NOTE. Off season tariffs do vary and short breaks are available subject to vacancies. High season rates are applicable for Easter.Enquire now
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Frank & Dianne Buckley
The owner is based in the United Kingdom and has advertised with Holiday Lettings since 2007. This bungalow has received 3 reviews from previous guests.
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