The ideal seaside cottage, Ben View is situated in Gairloch, enjoys stunning views towards Gairloch Bay and is ideal for exploring the Northern Highlands.
The cottage is the first in an attractive row of white cottages along the seas edge, off the centre of the village, a tranquil, secluded outstanding spot. A couple of minutes’ walk over a burn to a convenience store, newsagent, butchers, bookshop, restaurant, cafe and pub. It is a magnificent area to spot and hear wildlife right from the cottage, such as red and black throated divers, gannets, terns, otters, seals, porpoises and curlew and oystercatchers on the rocks. Enjoy the surrounding beautiful scenery, gorgeous sea views to the hills and beaches of Gairloch, the Torridon hills islands and over to the Isle of Skye. The front of the house is a sun trap, a perfect spot to relax, and take in the view. There are spectacular sunsets over Skye.
Cosy Ben View is a traditional west coast cottage which has been renovated but kept its characteristics. There is a multi-fuel stove, central heating and double glazing so you will be warm in any weather admiring the drama outside the pretty living room.
There is a fabulous view from the upstairs living room furnished with comfortable recliners, sofa and TV. Likewise from the twin downstairs. All the beds are solid wood and all rooms are carpeted apart from the kitchen and downstairs toilet. The double bedroom upstairs also enjoys good views so relax enjoy the sound of the waves.
Gairloch is a thriving West coast community. There are a variety of boat trips from the harbour for sea whale watching and visits to the Shaints in a R H I B which speeds it’s exciting way over the water. There is pony trekking, hill walking, led walks of all abilities, golf, a museum and stunning Inverewe Gardens and lots of other activities waiting for you here. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards
Living Room 1: With multi fuel stove, 30" Freeview TV and CD/DVD player
Kitchen: Small with breakfast area, electric double oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dining table.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds and shower.
Cloakroom: With toilet.
Living Room 2: With single sofa bed (for relaxing) and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, bidet, toilet and heated towel rail.
Electric central heating, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Starter supply of coal for multi fuel stove included. Electric charged by meter reading. Cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2) cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a grass slope leading to a rocky shoreline. This property has a security deposit of £100.
There is a £100 refundable security deposit, payable to Scottish Cottages 1 week prior to arrival. Electricity is charged by meter. Please take a reading on arrival, then the guests are responsible for adding up the amount on the meter and calculating the charge on the slip and leave payment by cheque (please remember to bring your cheque book) on vacating the property. Up to one small dog only, at a charge of £20 per week. This property has a grass slope leading to a rocky shoreline. Initial supply of fuel for woodburner included, thereafter available locally at cost. Get the full listing »