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Inverallan - Probably the best views in Scotland! – Home 488150 Bungalow

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Inverallan - Probably the best views in Scotland! – Home 488150

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 14 reviews

  • Bungalow
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Bungalow / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

Enjoy the amazing panoramic views of the spectacular Assynt mountains and the sea from Inverallan. The cottage is situated in the crofting community of Baddidarrach by Lochinver. It sits up on the hill with a prominent position looking over the bay and village, the view is to die for! The cottage provides a tranquil haven as a base for walkers, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Ideally situated for both sea, loch and river fishing, coastal walks or mountain treks and with opportunities to view various wildlife including Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles, seals, otters and dolphins, not to mention the deer which may be feeding in the garden! Inverallan really is the ideal get-away for the outdoor enthusiast, or those who simply seek peace and relaxation amidst stunning scenery.

Not only does Inverallan's enviable position boast breathtaking unrivaled views but it is literally a few minutes walk from the sea shore!

The cottage itself is all on one level and it offers a spacious

Enjoy the amazing panoramic views of the spectacular Assynt mountains and the sea from Inverallan. The cottage is situated in the crofting community of Baddidarrach by Lochinver. It sits up on the hill with a prominent position looking over the bay and village, the view is to die for! The cottage provides a tranquil haven as a base for walkers, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Ideally situated for both sea, loch and river fishing, coastal walks or mountain treks and with opportunities to view various wildlife including Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles, seals, otters and dolphins, not to mention the deer which may be feeding in the garden! Inverallan really is the ideal get-away for the outdoor enthusiast, or those who simply seek peace and relaxation amidst stunning scenery.

Not only does Inverallan's enviable position boast breathtaking unrivaled views but it is literally a few minutes walk from the sea shore!

The cottage itself is all on one level and it offers a spacious bright home from home accommodation with traditional charm it also has an attractive sheltered porch which overlooks the bay and mountains. There are two bedrooms, one with a king size bed that can be split into two singles and the other with two singles.

Payment for electricity, heating and hot water is via an electric meter which takes £1 coins. There will always be sufficient monies in the meter to cover your first day. Free WiFi is available.

Bed linen and towels are provided for your stay.

Inverallan is a fantastic base for exploring the area. Private parking for one vehicle is available at the door and another at the bottom of the drive.

Location description from owner

The Caithness and Sutherland region

The North West Highlands of Scotland offer some of the most stunning sightseeing opportunities in the UK. Inverallan is 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

Lochinver is the nearest village 1km away from Inverallan. 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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Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Iain A
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
20 Sep 2016

Languages spoken: English


This Bungalow has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 28 May 2013. Located in Lochinver, it has 14 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £475 to £675.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 20 Sep 2016.

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“Great cottage, fantastic views and a relaxing week”

Reviewed 19 Sep 2016

The cottage was welcoming and provided everything we needed for the week. The (I guess) recently added conservatory aspect not only provides fantastic views across Lochinver but also doesn't take much sun to warm the lounge and kitchen. The cottage was clean and the welcoming bottle of wine and card was a nice touch. It is apparent the cottage is being modernised over time and this can't be done overnight. The rewiring and added balcony as well as the conservatory all help. I agree with comment on 30 March that a log burner would add the 'wow' factor to the place. It was warm all week we were there but not sure how effective the electric heaters would be on the colder days in winter. Also redecorating following the rewiring would be great. That said the cottage is in a fantastic location. Excellent views, very little passing traffic and nice added extras that many places don't provide such as iPod docking / speakers, binoculars, torches. We will certainly look to get back ASAP.

“Epic views”

Reviewed 16 Feb 2014

The perfect spot from which to tackle Suilven (situated about a 10 minute drive from Glencanisp lodge) and close enough to walk to the excellent Lochinver Larder (for some superb pies). With everything you need (apart from a dishwasher, but that's being lazy/ fussy) the views from the comfortable living room and kitchen are absolutely incredible. I've stayed in many places across Scotland, and would have no hesitation saying this is the best view I've been lucky enough to wake up to. One point to mention, if it's icy then leave your car at the bottom of the very steep driveway. And if you don't fancy reversing back down then do the same (as the turning area at the top is pretty small). Excellent little place, we were sad to leave.

“A home from home with stunning views”

Reviewed 15 Jun 2013

We had one of the most relaxing breaks ever staying in Inverallan. The location is great and the house was clean, bright and very comfortable. The views from the bedroom, kitchen and living room were absolutely stunning! We can't wait to return!

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