Kirkaig Chalet No 1
Chalet | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The self-catering chalet No.1 has been decorated to a high standard, lending a cosy and comfortable atmosphere and surroundings for a unique holiday experience on the North-West coast of Scotland. Kirkaig Chalet No.1 is the perfect place to unwind from the stresses of everyday life and is situated in the small settlement of Inverkirkaig. The Chalet has uninterrupted views of the tranquil bay of Loch Kirkaig.
Three miles from Lochinver and 35 miles north of Ullapool. The chalet No.1 is an ideal base for a range of activities including hill walking, loch, river and sea fishing, wildlife and bird watching. The area is one of outstanding beauty with spectacular scenery, beautiful unpolluted beaches, mountains, rivers and lochs. It is an ideal base for a family or couples wanting to enjoy the 'Highlands' experience. So, whether you have just climbed Suliven or been bird watching on Handa Island or just fancy a break to to relax and escape from it all, Kirkaig chalets is the place for you!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Achmelvich 9 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness 170 km, Nearest railway: Lairg 70 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||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
The accommodation consists of a kitchen/living area, 2 bedrooms: one double and one twin and a bathroom with a bath and shower.
The kitchen is bright and airy and fully-fitted with a cooker, large fridge-freezer, microwave, washing machine/dryer, kettle and toaster. Cutlery, crockery, glasses, pots/pans and cleaning products are provided.
The living area is cosy with a spectacular unrestricted view of the sea and is comfortably furnished. It has 2 sofas, a dining table, TV with Freeview and DVD player and a CD player. There is also a book case with a good selection of books & some DVD's.
The bedrooms are furnished with fitted wardrobes, bedside tables, dressing tables, mirrors, lamps and hair-dryers.
The bathroom has a bath, shower, wash-hand basin and shaver point.
All necessary bed linen, towels, cleaning materials, kitchen and toilet rolls are provided. The hallway and bathroom are both tiled, the kitchen has a wooden floor and the living area and bedrooms are carpeted.
|Further details outdoors|
The Kirkaig Chalet has fenced off and can be entered via a gate. The chalet has a picnic bench and also 4 garden chairs for dining out of doors for your convenience. There is also a grassed area which is fenced off around the chalet and a rotary clothes drier at the back.
Departure by 10.00 hours and arrival after 16.00 hours.
Smoking is not permitted.
Well behaved pets are welcome by prior arrangement.
The number of persons accommodated overnight cannot exceed 4.
The Scottish Highlands region
The North West Highlands of Scotland offer some of the most stunning sightseeing opportunities in the UK. Kirkaig Chalets are situated within the remote unspoilt beauty of Assynt Coigach National Scenic Area. There are many coastal walks and remote sandy bays, giving you the chance to discover the sea-life that inhabit the coastal waters warmed by the gulf stream.
Minke whales, dolphins, basking sharks and seals are not uncommon. Spectacular mountains waiting to offer you the most beautiful panoramas, with walks or climbs for all grades. Sunsets are a speciality in this rural and remote part of the world. Geologically the area has the oldest rocks and the highest waterfall in the UK, and is just oozing history and legends.
Lochinver is the nearest village three miles away from the Kirkaig Chalets. It is a delightful fishing village on the rugged coastline of the Scottish Highlands and it settles amidst the spectacular scenery of Sutherland’s wild dramatic countryside, of high cliffs, waterfalls and hills.
The Assynt Hills are reported to be the oldest in Britain and contain some of the great mountains of the North such as Suilven, Canisp, Quinag and Ben More Assynt. Boat trips to Handa Island bird sanctuary or to the Summer Isles. Or you could visit the bone caves at Inchnadamph or try caving in our ancient cave system. Information regarding all types of fishing and all grades of walking and climbing, along with additional information on activities like cycling, kayakking, adventure days or day trips are available from the award winning tourist information centre in Lochinver.
There is a leisure centre with gym and internet access in Lochinver and a swimming pool complex in Ullapool. The local village hall provides live music from time to time and doubles as a theatre. There are restaurants to suit all in Lochinver from the award-winning, and now Michelin 1 star, Albannach Hotel to a value for money pub - Caberfeidh. In all there are 3 hotels with restaurants, a pub with restaurant and the highly recommended Lochinver Larder with Riverside Bistro. There are also some very good eating places in the surrounding area; to the north there is the Kylesku Hotel and to the south The Altnacealgach Bar & Restaurant. You will find a petrol station, pubs, shops and a supermarket in Lochinver too.
To the north of Lochinver there are several Brochs and cairns of great historic interest with perhaps the biggest broch being at Clachtoll, on the sea coast to the south of Stoer beach. Amidst the dramatic coastline of Sutherland can be found the clear white sandy beaches at Achmelvich, Clachtoll and Clashnessie.
The scenic town of Ullapool is under an hours drive away where you can take the 3 hour ferry to Stornoway or visit the Summer Isles.
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25 May 2014
"area and quietness compensate other things"
Based with an unspoilt view to the bay, you can get a comfortable possibility to stay for a few days. If you like watching 2 and 4 legged animals outside as well as 6 and 8 legged inside and don'… More
15 May 2014
"Pleasant and relaxing stay"
We had driven past several times on previous holidays and thought "What a great location!". We could only stay 4 nights but really enjoyed the stay. With just two of us there was stacks of r… More
29 Jun 2013
"Superb location at Inverkirkaig"
We stayed six nights and thoroughly enjoyed this clean, comfortable cabin as our base for walking/hiking in the Assynt area. The cabin has a spectacular view of the bay and is surrounded by sheep pa… More
19 Nov 2011
"Excellent chalet in one of the most beautiful locations in the NW Highlands"
The chalet is very comfortable, with spectacular views. Watching the sunset from the balcony with a glass of wine in hand is a pure delight. Great location for spectacular sandy beaches and very safe environment for young children. Lovely to wake up and find deer in the surrounding fields. We've been to the chalet 3 times and have loved every minute.
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