Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Traditional highland farmhouse refurbished to very high (4*) standard. ALL ROOMS HAVE LOCH (lake) VIEWS, sleeping 8-9 people.
The kitchen/living area is warm and comfortable with travertine flagstones, oak dining suite seating 10, Aga, Aga Companion (gas hob and two additional electric ovens), dishwasher and large capacity fridge/freezer. It has a vaulted roof, drystone feature wall and beautiful views over the loch.
There is a snug with an open fire, music and books, seating up to 6 as well as a lounge/TV room, also with feature drystone wall and triple picture windows directly overlooking Loch Drumbeg. There is a 42 inch HD TV, Free Sat, and a DVD with home cinema sound system. The house also has WIFI
The bathrooms are downstairs including 1 family bathroom and a luxury shower room with multi jet shower/steam cabinet. The house is suitable for limited mobility. The house can comfortably accommodate 7 single adults or 4 couples and can also accommodate a family group of up to 9: There is 1 double bedroom downstairs and upstairs are 3 bedrooms: 1 twin bed room and 2 family rooms (double bed plus an additional single bed). There is also a wc upstairs. Outside features a large garden with lovely loch views, lawns, BBQ terrace & patio dining. There is a shop next door and pub at the hotel. Fishing and beaches are available locally. The area is also good for kayaking and excellent for hill walking.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||DRUMBEG 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: INVERNESS 165 km, Nearest railway: LAIRG or ARDGAY 90 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The house offers flexible sleeping arrangements with 4 bedrooms; 1 double room (downstairs) and 2 family rooms (1 double and 1 single) and1 twin room upstairs, as well as a sofa bed, allowing 7-8 adult sharers or comfortably accommodating 2 sharing families. Our normal group size is 8 but we will accommodate up to 9 on request. A reduced rate (typically £50 reduction to the standard rate) applies for most weeks, for parties of 4 people or less. WE WELCOME CHILDREN AND DOGS. Pure cotton bed linen and towels are provided,
Special packages are available on request e.g. luxury bathrobes, scented candles, fine wines, car with driver or helicopter transfers.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT OFFER VERY SHORT LETS (3 days) IN SUMMER & FOR BANK HOLIDAY WEEKS
IMPORTANT: THE DAILY LETTING RATE APPLIES TO SHORT LETS
Daily let rate is typically £37.50 - £50 per room per night out of peak season and £50-£75 per room per night in high season
MINIMUM SHORT LETS: Out of season: 3 DAYS. Mid Season: 5 DAYS (4 at weekends).
Glencorse offers 4* standard accommodation.
|Further details outdoors|
The house overlooks beautiful Loch (Lake) Drumbeg and its surrounding hills and lies nestled between sea and mountains, with one of the Highland's scenic view points looking across Eddrachillis Bay & its islands to the Atlantic Ocean immediately neighbouring the property. The village is remote (2.5 hours from Inverness) but unusually for the Highlands, has a store and pub within 100 metres of the house. There is a large garden and decked BBQ also with lake views.
THE HOUSE IS STRICTLY NON SMOKING however children and pets are warmly welcome.
- MINIMUM STAY IS USUALLY 4-5 NIGHTS. Out of season 3 night stays are welcome.
- A SEASONAL VARIABLE DAILY RATE APPLIES for all short lets
- £150 LATE BOOKING DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE FOR 7 NIGHT BOOKINGS MADE WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF ARRIVAL
STANDARD START DAY is Friday in Summer. Contact us if you need another start day (eg Saturday)
The Scottish Highlands region
Often described as 'the last great wilderness in Europe', the west coast of Sutherland is one of the Highlands' best kept secrets, a truly magical landscape of majestic mountains, trout-filled lochs and white sandy beaches. Take one of the many peat tracks into the hills and you will find yourself able to walk for miles in seclusion with only the highland cows, red deer and eagles for company.
Glencorse is set in Drumbeg, a hamlet of some 40 residents which the Sunday Times has praised as being 'as close to the idyll of a west coast village as you are likely to find.' The region offers peace, wide open spaces and hidden beach coves and inland valleys with plunging waterfalls, many small lakes ("lochs") and is largely untouched by human development, with plentiful wildlife, glorious hiking and excellent fishing.
Throughout the summer there is a full programme of ranger-guided events which take place in the Drumbeg area: regular favourites include 'The Old Man of Stoer', 'The Drumbeg Peat Road Walk', 'Clachtoll Sand Sculpture Competition', 'Achmelvich Coastal Walk', 'In search of Black Throated Divers' and 'Whale and Dolphin watching at Stoer Lighthouse'. Bird watchers will want to visit nearby Handa Island, perhaps fitting in a visit to the highest waterfall in Britain along the way. Also in the summer, The Assynt Highland Games are held in Lochinver during August.
For nature lovers, there are many rare birds and animals including sea eagles and you may be fortunate enough to see an otter or a pine marten. Glencorse's visitor guide will tell you where to find the nearby seal colonies.
For fishing folk the local ghillie (gamekeeper) can offer both trout and salmon fishing (but this does need to be booked well in advance). Other local activities include a well stocked trout lake at Lagg Fishery (10 minutes by car) and Llama Trekking at Stoer.
We also arrange meditation/yoga retreats twice yearly and the house can also be booked as a retreat or holistic holiday venue.
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21 Sep 2013
This is a beautiful property in the heart of a beautiful part of Scotland, if you want to come home after a long day walking/sightseeing/whalewatching/whatever then this is the place to return to. The… More
16 Jan 2013
"The best holiday property ever - I would happily have stayed there forever!"
I simply cannot rate this property highly enough - excellent does not do it justice. From the moment I entered I felt entirely at home. Cleanliness was superb, the facilities were awesome (think luxury hotel and then some) and it honestly felt as if the owner wanted all guests to feel like family. The kitchen is to die for - Aga, huge family table.all the appliances you could possibly want and a view through the huge windows that took my breath away every morning. Steam shower was great after days of walking and climbing, the snug (where we lit a fire in the evening despite it being August just to enjoy the atmosphere) was a haven of peace and the number of bathrooms meant that no one ever had to queue which I eased my aches with a long hot soak. I have already booked my return trip for this year.
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