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Torbreck Croft House

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Excellent 5/5 13 reviews

Torbreck Croft House

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Peacefully and privately situated on 110 acres of croft land yet only 1.5 miles from the fishing village of Lochinver and 2 miles from the beautiful white sandy beaches at Achmelvich, Torbreck Croft House is comfortable and well equipped.

The house has 3 bedrooms upstairs,1 double, 1 large twin and 1 small twin. Downstairs there is a sitting room with open fire, TV and DVD player, a spacious dining kitchen with wood burning stove, shower room and large porch/sunroom with seating. All rooms are decorated with a combination of antique and modern furniture and original artworks.

Bed linen, towels, kindling, logs, coal, central heating and wi-fi are included and there are a selection of games, books and childrens' DVDs. There are also ipod docks.

Outside there is a shed perfect for storing outdoor gear and a picnic table for making the most of the house's southerly facing aspect.

From the garden it is possible to walk freely across the croft land and for miles around including to the Manse Loch, one of hundreds of hill lochs in the area, where brown and sea trout can be caught. Fish for salmon on the nearby Inver and Kirkaig Rivers (permits required).

An ideal location for beach holidays, walking, fishing, cycling and relaxing. Perfect for families, small groups or couples.

Please note, there is a small burn at the bottom of the garden.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach 3 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Scottish Highlands region

Famous for natural beauty, stunning scenery, breathtaking views and exciting wildlife, the North West Highlands is the perfect location for all types of holiday, for those looking for total relaxation or for adventure and outdoor activities. Hills, mountains, lochs, rivers, woodlands, sea, beaches, sky and fresh air, visitors can explore the scenery and visit places of interest.

Lochinver

The scenic fishing village of Lochinver is 1.5 miles from Torbreck Croft House. There are several restaurants, cafes and pubs in Lochinver from the award-winning Michelin starred Albannach Hotel, to value for money in the community cafe. You will find the Tourist Information Centre, bank, Leisure Centre with gym and internet access, petrol station, newsagent, butcher, chandlery (hardware), grocery shops, post office, potteries, outdoor shop and gift shops there too. The local village hall also provides live music from time to time and doubles as a theatre.

Visit the wonderful unspoilt white sandy beaches nearby. Achmelvich (2 miles), Clachtoll (4.5 miles) & Clashnessie (6.5 miles)beaches are the closest but with some exploring you can easily find one of the many secluded hidden gems!

Walk along the coast or across the moors, the choice of routes is endless and wherever you go there are stunning views and you may not see another person all day.

Climb spectacular mountains to see the most beautiful views, with walks or climbs of all grades - Stac Pollaidh, Suilven, Canisp and Quinag to name just a few.

Fish for brown trout in hill lochs or for salmon in the rivers (permits required,check out Assynt Angling website).

Visit prehistoric bone caves, a pictish broch , ruins of 15thc Ardvreck castle and many more historic sites.

Take a boat trip to Handa Island (owned by the Scottish Wildlife Trust) for some bird watching, nearly 100,000 seabirds including puffin gather here to breed;or to the Summer Isles, Minke whale, dolphins, basking sharks and seals are not uncommon sightings; or to see the highest waterfall in Europe.

Try out Sea Kayaking, NorWest Sea Kayaking runs day, 1/2 day, evening, multi-day and week trips in the area. No experience is necessary.

Watch wildlife, red deer, pine martens, otters, badgers, buzzards and herons can be seen from the house.

With no light pollution this is the perfect location for star gazing, you might be lucky and see the Northern Lights.

Just relax and watch the spectacular sunset, a speciality in this rural and remote part of the world.

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Review 1-10 of 13

16 Jun 2014

5/5

"Torbreck gets even better!"

This was our second visit to Torbreck Croft Cottage and it was even better than our first visit. The weather was again better than at home and we had sun most days and only a few showers. Our feedback… More

14 May 2014

5/5

"Cozy and comfortable cottage!"

We enjoyed greatly our stay at Torbreck House. The cottage is well furnished, well equipped, spacious and it gives a sense of coming back home at the end of the day.We made use of the fireplace and th… More

11 Nov 2013

5/5

"Lovely home away from home"

Torbreck croft house is a real home away from home, obviously the owners have thought about what guests really need for their stay. The kitchen has plenty of utensils, pans, lovely dinner services and… More

4 Oct 2013

5/5

"Lovely, relaxing cottage."

We are just back after staying for the best part of a week in Torbreck Croft House. The cottage is lovely- warm, spacious and very well provided. The art work- paintings, embroideries and pottery are … More

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Torbreck Croft House. With regards to the shower, the shower is being updated for 2014 so there will be plenty of hot water and plenty of pressure! Many thanks

19 Aug 2013

5/5

"Beautiful holiday, full of fun and relaxation!"

We went on a couples holiday, three couples, for a week here, and it was wonderful! Lovely cottage, with excellent scenery. The directions we were given by the owner were very helpful, so the cottage … More

2 Aug 2013

5/5

"total relaxation"

we had a lovely week at Torbreck.The house is very clean and well equipped.Sitting outside we could watch dragonflies,take in the views and listen to the birds in total peace,. The nearby beaches were beautiful and Lochinver was a lovely village. The panini van was tasty fare and we went to the restuarant famed for its pies and had a delicious cullen skink and seafood dishes. A truly relaxing week,many thanks

4 Jul 2013

5/5

"Haven of peace and quiet"

We absolutely adored our time at Torbreck. It is fantastic to see its maintained by a family from the area who have history there. The house itself is well equipped and maintained to a high standard. Local facilities are what you would expect from this a part of the country with bigger towns within easy travelling distance. The nearby beaches are simply stunning and within easy reach. We regularly had deer visit us in the actual garden and the walk over the hill to lochan beyond is uteerly stunning. We certainly will be back and have already recommended to friends and family.

23 Jun 2013

5/5

"Ideal holiday cottage in beautiful setting"

This is a very nice cottage in a beautiful setting just outside Lochinver. The road continues on to the lovely beach at Achmelvich and beyond to the point of Stoer. The cottage is set back from the road so is very peaceful, with a lovely garden with a table for sitting in and small burn nearby. It is possible to walk from the garden up onto the surrounding hills to get a great view of Assynt. We enjoyed sitting in the sun porch in the evenings and watching the deer coming down to the bottom of the garden. The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable, with all facilities you would require including WiFi. All in all I would very much recommend staying at this cottage, particularly if you get the kind of sunny weather we did.

31 May 2013

5/5

"A beautiful and relaxing location in the heart of Assynt."

What a wonderful find. A beautiful cottage, secluded but close to Lochinver. Welcoming and friendly hosts living next door, but not intrusive. The cottage is very well equipped, very comfortable beds,… More

28 May 2013

5/5

"A welcome break in Scotland"

We stayed in this delightful Croft in the midst of a three week tour of Scotland and what a find it is. We arrived to find the kitchen stove blazing away to make the whole place cozy and inviting. It is obvious that the Croft is a much loved family home and there is a wonderful collage of photos to show many happy times. We found everything we needed including many informative books of Scotland and guides to the walks and places to visit in the area, even binoculars to view the wildlife. Not that they were needed to see the Roe deer that came down to graze most evenings. We counted seven on one occasion within feet of the house. Wonderful.

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