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Torbreck Croft House – Home 286245 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Torbreck Croft House – Home 286245

  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay

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House / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

NEW SECOND BATHROOM INSTALLED UPSTAIRS FOR 2017!

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, perfect for families, small groups or couples. . The croft is situated off of the single track B869, part of the NC500 Drumbeg loop.

The house has 3 bedrooms upstairs, 1 double, 1 large twin and 1 small twin. There is also a luxury shower room newly installed upstairs for 2017. We have also just added a new pressurised hot water tank to give powerful showers. 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. 100% cotton bedding and new mattresses on all beds.

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NEW SECOND BATHROOM INSTALLED UPSTAIRS FOR 2017!

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, perfect for families, small groups or couples. . The croft is situated off of the single track B869, part of the NC500 Drumbeg loop.

The house has 3 bedrooms upstairs, 1 double, 1 large twin and 1 small twin. There is also a luxury shower room newly installed upstairs for 2017. We have also just added a new pressurised hot water tank to give powerful showers. 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. 100% cotton bedding and new mattresses on all beds.

Bed linen, towels, logs, coal, electric heating and wi-fi are included and there are a selection of games, books and children's DVDs. There are also ipod docks, digital radios which you can connect to with bluetooth for music from your phone, an XBox 360 and a flat screen television.

Outside there is a shed perfect for storing outdoor gear and a picnic table and seating for making the most of the house's southerly facing aspect. There are additional deck chairs and a BBQ stored in the shed.

From the garden it is possible to walk freely across the croft land and for miles around including to the large Manse Loch, one of hundreds of hill lochs in the area, where brown and sea trout can be caught. Even closer to hand, fish on little Loch an Ordain on the croft, 2 minutes walk from the house. We have built a jetty for your convenience. Fish for salmon on the nearby Inver and Kirkaig Rivers (permits required). At the end of the day, store your rod safely on our purpose built rod rack.

An ideal location for beach holidays, walking, fishing, cycling and relaxing. Perfect for families, small groups or couples. There is a baby bath, travel cot and high chair for your infant.

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

Location description from owner

The Caithness and Sutherland 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, spectacular beaches, sky and fresh air, visitors can explore the scenery and visit places of interest.

The choices for fishing are endless. Store your rod in our purpose built rod rack at the croft. Use our jetty for a cast for wild brown trout on little Loch an Ordain, 2 minutes walk from the house.

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 star, Albannach Hotel to value for money and local produce at the Bunkhouse cafe down by the pier. There is also wonderful local seafood and produce to be had at Pete's and world famous pies, seafood and delicious cakes at The Lochinver Larder. For a drink and Scottish tapas, try the Caberfeidh, a pub/restaurant run by the owners of The Albannach.

There are grocery shops, petrol station, newsagent, bank, butcher, bookshop, chandlery, post office, doctors surgery, potteries, outdoors and gift shops and Leisure Centre with gym there too.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • 2 Shower rooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Torbreck Croft House sits peacefully back off the single track B869 road down it's own good track. The B869 is on the Drumbeg loop of the NC500. There is lots to do! Visit the wonderful unspoilt white sandy beaches nearby. Achmelvich (2 miles), Clachtoll (4.5 miles) & Clashnessie (6.5 miles) are the closest but with some exploring you can find many more secluded gems. Travel a little further to Oldeshoremore and Sandwood Bay, both within an hours drive, or up to Balnakeil at Durness. Walk along the coast or across the hills and bogs, the choice of routes is endless and wherever you go there are stunning views of Assynt and you may not see another person all day. From the cottage, you can walk for miles across the croft and beyond.

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About the owner

Teresa M.
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated::
15 Apr 2017
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This House has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Jan 2013. Located in Caithness and Sutherland, it has 29 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £600 to £1500.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 15 Apr 2017.

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“total relaxation”

Reviewed 2 Aug 2013

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

“Haven of peace and quiet”

Reviewed 4 Jul 2013

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.

“Ideal holiday cottage in beautiful setting”

Reviewed 23 Jun 2013

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.

“A welcome break in Scotland”

Reviewed 28 May 2013

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.

“A brilliant find!”

Reviewed 13 May 2013

This cottage is lovely - better than the pictures suggest. It is in a superb peaceful position at the end of a short track yet is only 5 minutes drive from Lochinver and from many lovely walks. Euan and Hilary are nearby if needed and were very helpful and friendly. A generous basket of logs for each of the two fires was included and the cottage is comfortable (beds and chairs) and well equipped and decorated with some nice personal touches. The sun room is lovely to sit in and we loved to watch the deer who came into the garden or to the hill outside each evening. We hope to return.

“A Real Home From Home”

Reviewed 22 Feb 2013

The cottage is well-maintained and has nice touches that only come from places that real people made their homes in for many years. All the facilities you could possibly ask for, really clean. The kitchen is well equipped. The bedrooms are spacious and beds comfortable. Owners very friendly and helpful. Great sized garden - amazing to see the deer visit! My son loved walking up behind the house trying to photograph the deer. Well situated for all the walks in the area.

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