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Luxury Highland Retreat Cape Wrath

Irene

Luxury Highland Retreat Cape Wrath

4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths

The space

Bedroom 1 with king size bed and luxury en-suite bathroom with separate shower.
Bedroom 2 with twin beds and luxury en-suite shower room. Open plan lounge/kitchen with full height windows overlooking the Kyle. Cosy wood burning stove plus underfloor heating throughout, television, DVD player and ipod/iphone dock. Fully equipped modern kitchen with integral oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Linen and towels are provided. The cottage has private parking.
In front of the cottage is the Kyle of Durness which is tidal with wonderful sandy stretches at low tide and amazing views of the mountains all around. A mile takes you to the beautiful beaches at Balnakeil of which the sand dunes are an outstanding feature. Within a further two miles you will find other wonderful deserted beaches.
Nearest airport Inverness 2.5 hour drive. Nearest railway station Lairg 1.5 hr drive. Edinburgh 5.5 hour drive. Car hire available at airports.
Durness Village 1 mile with supermarket, cash point, fuel, restaurants and public houses, visitor centre, Smoo Cave, Balnakeil Craft Village and golf course. Kinlochbervie fishing village 10 miles. Sandwood Bay 12 miles. Cape Wrath Lighthouse - regular ferry crossings just 250 yards from the cottages followed by a 12 mile minibus ride across the uninhabited Parph.
The area is renowned for its fishing, with three famous limestone lochs, one of which is directly behind the cottage. The River Dhionard feeds into the Kyle where you can see seals and otters. Salmon and Trout Fishing permits can be arranged. The area is excellent for bird watching, with Golden Eagle, Osprey, Puffin, Peregrine and Waders and many more. Local shops and restaurants - Durness and Kinlochbervie. Cape Wrath Lighhouse. Smoo Cave. Balnakeil and Sandwood bay. Wonderful landscape with hills and mountains.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
TV
Indoor fireplace
Essentials

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

19 Reviews

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Ken User Profile
Ken
November 2014
Our favourite place in Scotland! Beautiful accomodation in a picturesque part of the world. Great communication. Thanks for a memorable visit.
Pamela User Profile
Pamela
November 2017
Great place - clean, warm good facilities and what a location! Right on the water with lovely beaches a short walk away. Enjoyed the log burning stove as well. Would easily recommend to anyone looking for a quiet relaxing stay.
Ann User Profile
Ann
October 2017
This has been the best Airb&b I have stayed in. Great isolated location yet only 5 minutes from Durness centre. Best views, great home with everything you need. Extremely clean and I have never said that before. The housekeeper was there to meet us within a couple of minutes of c…
Irene User Profile
Response from Irene:
Haste ye back Ann
October 2017
Julian User Profile
Julian
February 2017
Beautiful place, very comfortable, stunning view. Extremely windy in February. I suggest parking behind the house if your car is small.
Oliver User Profile
Oliver
February 2017
Brilliant, clean, warm cottage in a secluded location. We loved our stay and you could easily spend hours just watching the ever-changing weather and scenery outside.
Ross User Profile
Ross
January 2017
A modern, cosy property in a stunning location. It most definitely is a luxury home and was spotless and well-equipped. We had all we required for the duration of our stay and received a warm welcome from Roz, the lady who looks after the house. Our only niggle was the descripti…
Laura User Profile
Laura
October 2016
The house is lovely and well presented. I would not say it was a 'luxury' property more a 'cosy cottage'. The property is extremely clean, the views and location fantastic and it is a good base to explore the local area. The wood burner makes for a cosy atmosphere as you wat…

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Durness, United KingdomJoined in September 2012
Irene User Profile
19 Reviews
My husband and I developed a love of the Kyle of Durness over many years and never cease to marvel at the wonderful landscape and wildlife here and in the hills around us.
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