4 Tranquil Cottages Private Highland Estate, Strathcarron Near Skye, West Coast - Strathan House, Attadale, Strathcarron, Ross-shireMultiple rentals available (22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Strathan House, Attadale, Strathcarron, Ross-shire: Scotland Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 866814ha
Strathan House is a 19th century croft house, which sleeps eight. It is attractively furnished throughout with an eclectic mix of antique furniture and modern pictures and prints. The comfortable sitting room has an open fire. The newly installed kitchen/dining room has a generous dining table for eight, which leads out into a utility room with an additional sink and extra storage space for coats and boots. Four bedrooms, a double on the ground floor, three twin rooms upstairs, the one above the kitchen is small and up a steep staircase, suitable for children not grandparents! Two bathrooms, each with a shower and lavatory, both on the ground floor.
The house has an electric cooker, microwave oven, fridge, freezer, immersion heaters, electric heaters in all rooms, shaver sockets and heated rails in both bathrooms.
No television reception but there is a TV/DVD player. Free wifi available.
About the Property
Sleep 4 - 8 comfortably, you choose. Private road so no through traffic
Hill walking, loch & sea fishing, mountain biking: A map is provided in each house with a selection of walks marked on it. The walks vary in length from a couple of hours to all day. Climbing the Munros is only recommended for people who are fit and accustomed to hill-walking. The Attadale estate is ideally situated for walking enthusiasts.
There is fishing available in the hill lochs if you are keen on walking. The river Carron is available to fish for the price of a day ticket which is available locally.
It is good country for mountain-biking enthusiasts. The Lochcarron Garage rents bicycles if you do not bring your own.
The villages of Lochcarron and Strathcarron are only a few minutes drive away where all possible facilities are available: an excellent butchers, village shop, petrol stations, garages, restaurant and cafes. In addition a mere five minutes away, you can find an award winning gift shop, the Carron Pottery as well as the Carron Restaurant so you do not have to go far. Convenient for exploring Isle of Skye and Applecross peninsula.
Our own Attadale Gardens are free for you as visitors at any time, so you can explore whenever you feel like it. 20 acres of beautifully laid out water gardens, with sculpture scattered throughout. Enjoy the kitchen garden, the fern garden, the Japanese garden.
Attadale station is on the Inverness-Kyle line which means you have easy access both East and West
Sightseeing: Ideally positioned on the South side of Loch Carron you can explore the Isle of Skye, Plockton, Eilean Donan Castle, Applecross and Inverewe Gardens.
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- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Lawn / Garden
Attadale is a 30,000 acre estate in the North West of Scotland. It stretches from the south shore of Loch Carron to Loch Monar, 15 miles away to the east.
Attadale is ideally situated for touring the North West Highlands. To the North are Applecross, Loch Torridon, Loch Maree and the famous gardens of Inverewe. To the South is the magnificent scenery of Kintail, Glenelg and, at Kyle of Lochalsh, the bridge to Skye.
Attadale Gardens is close by and free access is available to all those who have rented accommodation at Attadale Holiday Cottages.
Lochcarron is but a few miles away around the loch with a number of shops selling useful items.
Other Activities: Fishing, walking, climbing, sailing
Golf: Loch Carron Golf Club - www.lochcarrongolf.co.uk
Lochcarron is a nine hole golf course, although there are actually eleven tees. It measures 3575 yards for eighteen holes and is an enjoyable challenge of accuracy. The Standard Scratch Score and par score for the course is 60.
Every hole on the course offers the golfer something of a challenge.
Whether it is simply avoiding the beach on the first three holes or trying to keep your ball on the humpbacked green at the seventh and sixteenth, all players will find the course a test of skill and character.
Being partly along the shore, a player really knows when the wind blows. Due to the criss-cross nature of the course, the golfer can find themselves faced with a downwind tee shot, then one into the wind and finally a crosswind shot and all in the space of three holes.
The greens are all quite small. Some are flat, some sloping and others with tricky breaks and borrows. They come into their own in the fine summer conditions.
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Strathan House is to the left, the Bothies nearer & Strathan Cottage beyond
Cows in front of the cottages
West Bothy - sleeps six on right with East Bothy on left - sleeps four
West Bothy sitting room - sleeps six, wood burning stove,
Twin bedroom, Strathan House
Dining room, Strathan House
West Bothy - twin bedded room
Strathan Cottage - kitchen & dining area for 5
West Bothy, Double bedroom
New West Bothy Kitchen and dining area
East Bothy sitting room
Strathan House foreground, Strathan Cottage left & East & West Bothies far right
Mountain behind Attadale Holiday Cottages
East Bothy on the left - sleeps four with West Bothy beyond - sleeps six
East Bothy sitting room - sleeps 4, wood burning stove, free wood
Strathan House - Ground floor double bedroom
Main bathroom, Strathan House
West Bothy - double bedroom
New kitchen and dining area in Strathan House - sleeps eight
New East Bothy Kitchen installed 2014
New kitchen in West Bothy
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