2BR House Vacation Rental in Applecross

Vacation Rentals

Updated on Aug 24, 2019

2 bedroom accommodation in Applecross

Located in: Applecross »
This sympathetically extended, 18th-century shepherd’s cottage is set next to 2 miles of golden sand, perfect fo a relaxing retreat.


Enjoying a superb, secluded setting with outstanding bay views, this sympathetically extended, 18th-century shepherd’s cottage is set next to 2 miles of golden sand; a turquoise blue sea with twisting otters and bobbing seals; the Cuillins of Skye on the horizon, with mountains, moorlands and forests behind. Attractively and most comfortably refurbished, it has its own garden and conservatory with far-reaching views to Skye, and offers a cosy hideaway for all seasons, with a friendly hotel a short walk.
Until the building of the coastal road from Shieldaig, Applecross was one of the most inaccessible parishes in mainland Britain, with the only route being the very scenic but hair-raising ‘Pass of the Cattle’, or Bealach na Ba. Rising up to 2053ft, it is the highest road in Scotland and affords truly panoramic views across the Minch to Raasay and the Isle of Skye. The other route gently winds along the coast round Loch Torridon from Shieldaig. In contrast to the surrounding moorland, Applecross is made up of sheltered fertile coast, where a row of cottages nestle along the shoreline. It was here that an Irish missionary monk, St Maelrubha, built a monastery on the quiet bay about 673 AD, and made it a place of refuge, although nothing of the building remains apart from part of the stone cross which resides in the parish kirk.
To the north of the Applecross Peninsula and with the backdrop of the rugged mountains of Liathach and Beinn Eighe, is an area coming under the care of the National Trust, mostly made up of 750 million-year-old red Torridonian sandstone. A Countryside Centre at Torridon village describes the local wildlife and the Ranger Service offers guided hikes along the Liathach massif or more strenuous walks traversing Beinn Eighe. On past Kinlochewe, the Beinn Eighe Visitor Centre stands as the UK’s oldest wildlife sanctuary, with parts of it clad in Caledonian pinewood, which once covered the whole of the country. A delight for nature lovers, the area is home to pine martens, wildcats, badgers and foxes as well as buzzards and golden eagles, in addition to a fine selection of flora, displayed in natural alpine rock gardens. Loch and sea fishing available locally. Shop/P.O. 2 miles.


Living room with coal-burning stove. Sitting room with coal-burning stove. Large kitchen/dining room. Conservatory. Double bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Stairs to charming double bedroom with 5ft bed (can be twin) and combed ceiling. Separate toilet.


- Coal-burning stoves - fuel included
- Electricity, underfloor heating (ground floor), electric rads (first floor), bed linen and towels included
- Additional convector heaters
- Travel cot
- Satellite TV
- DVD
- Microwave
- Washer/dryer
- Dishwasher
- Fridge/freezer
- Telephone (honesty box)
- Garden with furniture
- Parking
- Natural spring water supply
- No smoking

The banister/balustrade height in this property is less than 1m. Up to one dog only. There is a private water supply to this property.
Get the full listing »
 

More Vacation Rentals Near Applecross,

VRBO.com logo

Diamond - St. James Chambers, Apartment 15

2 bedroom house in Applecross,

St. James Chambers, Apartment 15, is a two bedroom apartment, accommodating 4 guests in total through the use of a comfortable double bed, and the use of a double convertible sofa bed located in the...

Brand new and stylish 2 bedroom in Chelsea

2 bedroom apartment in Applecross,

This apartment has been recently renovated to very high standards. It's located on the raised ground floor of an historical Victorian building, so very easy access. The flat is around 100 sq/m and...

Lake View, Watermillock 5* luxury sleeping 8 people

4 bedroom apartment in Applecross,

Lake View has it all! Fabulous accommodation with beautiful views of the nearby lake and surrounding countryside, a great pub with its own microbrewery just a short stroll away and a cosy wood...

Magical Fern Forest House in Dreamy Setting on 2000-acre with Beaches & Lochs

3 bedroom house in Applecross,

It's joyous to spend time in Fern Forest House, which has been meticulously decorated and renovated. Three spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, all with showers and baths, a lovely and...

3 bedroom House in Bala - 52810

3 bedroom house in Applecross,

Walk to the local pub or drive to Bala just a few miles down the road offering cafes pubs shops cinema swimming pool and Wales s largest natural lake. Enjoy boating stroll around the lake or ride on...

Stunning mid-century modern home by the beach in Portobello, Edinburgh

1 bedroom apartment in Applecross,

The apartment is a beautiful private home made available only for a few weeks whilst I’m travelling. My good friend Anne will take care of your needs in my absence. The centre of the beautiful city...

Beautiful and charming Notting Hill garden flat

1 bedroom apartment in Applecross,

An utterly charming garden apartment beautifully presented with great style and flair, this romantic property features beautiful art-deco style vintage furniture, wooden floors, a large terraced...

Townhouse No. 6 sleeps 8 guests, perfect for golfers and families visiting the Lake District, just 1

4 bedroom cottage in Applecross,

Townhouse No. 6 is a stunning modern property finished to a high standing providing luxurious accommodation. It is perfect for a family break, or golf enthusiasts, situated adjacent to the first tee...

Glamping with Llamas... Luxury in a field!

1 bedroom recreational vehicle in Applecross,

Melisa is a retro 2 berth caravan overlooking paddocks of beautiful, graceful llamas Melisa, the Peruvian spelling of Melissa, a Greek name meaning ‘honeybee’, is at the zenith of its popularity...

Great size very comfy holiday home for up to 8 persons

4 bedroom house in Applecross,

One Master Bedroom with shower room ensuite, 1 Twin Bedded Room, 1 Double Bedded Room, Large family Bathroom with corner spa bath and separate walk in electric shower. Down stairs you will find the...

White cross cottage is a characterful 3 bedroom cottage in the heart of Seaton

3 bedroom house in Applecross,

This attractive mid terrace cottage is about 500 yards from the sea front, it is recently refurbished and modernised is offers extremely comfortable with surprisingly spacious accommodation and...

Vacation home Duneside in Looe - 8 persons, 4 bedrooms

4 bedroom house in Applecross,

Cosy, comfortable house "Duneside". In the centre of Looe, in a central position, 100 m from the sea, 100 m from the beach. Private: terraced garden. Patio, garden furniture, parking at the house....

Vacation home Bwthyn yr Onwydden in Llandovery - 6 persons, 2 bedrooms

2 bedroom house in Applecross,

Beautiful, comfortable cottage "Bwthyn yr Onwydden". In a quiet position, in the countryside. For shared use: property. Whirlpool, garden furniture. Private: garden with lawn. Patio, garden furniture,...

Vacation home Loch Tay in Kenmore - 4 persons, 2 bedrooms

2 bedroom house in Applecross,

Modern, luxurious holiday village "Loch Tay". In the centre of Loch Tay Marina. Private: whirlpool, terrace. In the complex: sauna. Parking. Grocery, restaurant 500 m, bus stop "Cranog Centre" 300 m....

Vacation home Maes Remyr in Dolgellau - 5 persons, 2 bedrooms

2 bedroom house in Applecross,

Beautiful, cosy cottage "Maes Remyr", detached. On the outskirts, 3 km from the centre of Dolgellau, in a quiet, sunny position, in the countryside. Private: garden with lawn. Patio, garden furniture,...

Vacation home Ty'r Ddinas in Cardiff - 20 persons, 4 bedrooms

4 bedroom house in Applecross,

Large, cosy, comfortable house "Ty'r Ddinas". In the centre of Cardiff, in a quiet, sunny position, excellent location: right in the centre but still quiet. Parking. Shop 500 m, restaurant, bar 300 m....

2 bedroom Cottage in Yarmouth - IC148

2 bedroom cottage in Applecross,

This property is located just one mile outside the West Wight village of Shalfleet a pretty part of the island with a welcoming village pub and handy convenience store. Two miles north of the property...

4 bedroom Cottage in Isle of Purbeck - IC060

4 bedroom cottage in Applecross,

This delightful property is situated close to the heart of the picturesque village of Langton Matravers which is set amongst Dorset s beautiful Purbeck Hills. The village has a lovely church public...

2 bedroom Cottage in Totland Bay - IC003

2 bedroom cottage in Applecross,

This semi-detached property is on the west side of the island and if guests fancy a day by the seaside Colwell Bay can be reached within a ten-minute stroll and is complete with opportunities for...
VRBO.com logo

goodideazs, LLC is not affiliated with the authors of this post nor is it responsible for its content, the accuracy and authenticity of which should be independently verified.

About| Advertise| Terms| Privacy| Contact A Greater Town

Copyright © 2007-2018 goodideazs, LLC. All rights reserved.