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Joanna Macpherson

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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COTTAGE EAST BOTHY: 2 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 4

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Strathcarron - Attadale Holiday Cottages

Sleep from 4 - 8 comfortably, your choice. Private road so no through traffic

A mile from the Estate entrance, the cottages nestle among the hills and fields and in the evenings, deer often come into the gardens to graze. A small stream runs through the garden and you can watch the cows and sheep all round. Attadale Estate offers glorious walking (including two Munros), loch and river fishing. Up in the hills, you can walk all day without seeing anyone. If you enjoy mountain biking, you have lots of opportunities here. You are near the sea. There is no passing traffic as the cottages are at the end of the tarmac road. Furnished with an eclectic mix of antique and modern furniture with attractive prints and paintings in every room, the cottages offer a relaxing and pretty home. New 26' widescreen DVD player in every house. Spend the day curled up with a book or explore far and wide and then return to your comfortable home and warm fire in the evening. Uniquely visitors are able to visit the award winning 4 star Attadale Gardens free of charge at any time during their stay.Free Wifi available

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.

More Details

Details for holiday cottage East Bothy, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

East Bothy is a pretty 19th century semi-detached cottage which sleeps four. There is a large comfortable living room with a wood/coal burning stove at one end and a dining area and kitchen at the other. New bespoke comfortably upholstered seating in the living room. The bathroom also has a shower and toilet. There is one double and one twin bedroom upstairs. It has an electric cooker, microwave oven, fridge, freezer, immersion heaters, electric heaters in all rooms, shaver socket and heated rail in the bathroom. There is no television reception but there is a TV/DVD player. Free Wifi now available. The tariff includes the use of the cottage and all its contents. Duvets and linen are supplied, including towels. Wood is included for the fire, but coal and electricity are extra. The electricity meter should be read on arrival and departure and paid for before leaving. A self-service launderette is available at Attadale House.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Joanna Macpherson (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.3
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

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East Bothy
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews
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East Bothy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p866814?uni_id=1210029
+44 -(0)7957 157 277
Strathcarron Northern Scottish Highlands
5

Comfortable cottage, lovely views, great location

  • 5 out of 5
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay Cottage was comfortable, clean and in a beautiful location. Very welcoming. Lots to do in surrounding area. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would certainly recommend..
  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks indeed from all of us at Attadale
business
East Bothy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p866814?uni_id=1210029
+44 -(0)7957 157 277
Strathcarron Northern Scottish Highlands
5

East Bothy cottage at Attadale Estates

  • 5 out of 5
If we had a chance to live in Scotland, we would love to live on Attadale Estates. It was the highlight of our three-week vacation in Ireland and Scotland. Our only disappointment was in having to leave!

What a wonderful place to vacation! Our weeklong stay (not nearly long enough!) was in a darling cottage set back from the main road with cows and sheep grazing just outside our door, high hills surrounding us on three sides and a beautiful sunlit loch in the distance. East Bothy (the name of our vacation house) is one side of a dual cottage. It was tidy, well maintained, cozy and just right for getting away from the distractions of modern life. The tiny kitchen was more than adequate, the 2 comfy bedrooms were tucked under the eaves upstairs and the sitting room was just what we needed for relaxing (no television, which was great for us!) after spending our days exploring the nearby attractions. Our host, Joanna MacPherson, could not have been lovelier.

The attractions? One could stay inside the estate walls all holiday and be perfectly happy! Attadale Estate features a beautiful garden that you can wander all day long. Explore the hills, winding road, streams and fields with camera and binoculars, or just sit outside enjoying a cup of coffee, watching the midges come out at dusk (smite those midges!), all without leaving the grounds -- of the Estate, not the coffee! (um, American humor!)

We spent a lot of time driving to nearby places, and still did not have enough time to see everything. Strathcarron across the loch has a nice grocery store andthere are plenty of good restaurants close by if you like to eat out. A short drive away are the ruins of Castle Strome resting on an outcropping above the loch with the mountaintops of Skye in the distance. A drive over the top of the mountain to the other side is gorgeous and hair-raising (hairpin turns, room for one car to pass at a time -- you know, Scotland!) But on the other side you'll find Applecross and more -- go to the ends of the roads, because that's where you'll find quiet coves and fishing boats dropping their nets. The Isle of Skye is close by for a day of exploring, as is Eileen Donan castle. Frankly, there was so much to do and see, but we loved being lazy and stopping wherever we pleased. Consequently, we didn't go to all the sites that are within the reach of Attadale. Did I mention that I took over 5,000 photographs?

If you want to experience Scotland, this is the place to stay.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks indeed for your very generous feedback - it sounds as if you both made very good use of your stay here. This will certainly help give a picture of what you can do if you come to Attadale for your holidays. Thanks again from all of us at Attadale!
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East Bothy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p866814?uni_id=1210029
+44 -(0)7957 157 277
Strathcarron Northern Scottish Highlands
4

Lovely cottages in wonderful setting

  • 4 out of 5
Lovely cottage in amazing setting. Property very clean and well equipped. Friendly staff on hand if needed. Attadale Gardens not to be missed. We would certain recommend the cottages to friends and relatives (indeed our daughter was the first to find Attadale for her honeymoon). Lots of lovely drives wonderful walks great restaurants Kishorn for scallops Plockton Hotel delicious meal and wonderful fish and chips after the spectacular drive over the Pass of the Cattle
  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for telling other potential visitors why you enjoyed both our cottage and the area, it is much appreciated by everyone.
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East Bothy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p866814?uni_id=1210029
+44 -(0)7957 157 277
Strathcarron Northern Scottish Highlands
3

Sehr einfach

  • 3 out of 5
Einfachste Ausstattung im Vergleich zu anderen Cottages in Schottland .Und dennoch nicht preiswerter. Total ruhig gelegen, aber voller Mücken, sodass man das Haus nicht verlassen konnte,da sehr aggressiv.
  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry that you were disappointed with our cottages. You are right we are quite remote and rural but I think for many people that is the reason they come here - and actually many of them come back year after year. The midges are of course a problem at this time of year - but that isn't just Attadale - it's one of the joys of Scotland! Please be assured that we take all comments seriously, obviously it is much nicer for us when our guests are happy but it is really important for us to hear everyone's views.
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East Bothy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p866814?uni_id=1210029
+44 -(0)7957 157 277
Strathcarron Northern Scottish Highlands
5

Hâvre de paix

  • 5 out of 5
Gite bien équipé. Au calme. Un peu loin de tout mais ça fait partie du charme et c est ce que nous recherchions. Un cerf est même venu devant notre maison à la tombée de la nuit ! Situation idéale pour visiter l île de Skye et les Highlands. Joanna et son mari sont de très bon conseil pour les excellents restaurants du coin ! Ils sont par ailleurs très sympathiques et serviables. Les jardins d Attadale sont magnifiques et en libre accès pour les habitants des gites. Merci pour cet excellent séjour. Seuls les midges sont un peu casse pieds, mais c est comme partout dans les Highlands...
  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, we appreciate your feedback.
business
East Bothy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p866814?uni_id=1210029
+44 -(0)7957 157 277
Strathcarron Northern Scottish Highlands
4

Hyggelig hytte East Bothy

  • 4 out of 5
hyggelig hytte, dejligt roligt sted, det ligger langt fra alting, der var det i hytten der skulle være. kan klart anbefales til andre, vil vil alle 4 gerne komme igen en anden gang. vejret var fantastisk, det var rigtig varmt, det gav visse udfordringer, hytten blev hurtig varmet meget op, udfordringen bestod i at midgeplagen gjorde at vi kunne ikke have vinduer til at stå åben om natten, det gav søvnmangel på grund af den ulidelige varme, der var i de 2 soveværelser på 1. sal. ( der kunne med fordel sættes midgenet op så vinduerne kunne være åbne om natten. ferieboligen var ren op pæn.servicen fra udlejer var helt i top. Atterdale Garden er et besøg værd. attraktionerne i området er helt klart gåture i dette fantastisk flotte område, der var en gåtur på ca. 5 km op til en rigtig lækker sø hvor vi havde stor fornøjelse af flere badeture i det meget klare vand, så er der 5 km tilbage til huset igen, men det er turen værd. hvis der skal tages billeder undervejs tager det længere tid, men turen frem og tilbage med badetur tager ca 3 timer. vi havde en fantastisk tur til Applecross over bjergene, masser af hårnålesving, så der blev trænet i at køre en spændende tur over bjergene.
Restauranten i nærheden var ikke noget at skrive hjem om, det vi fik var for dårlig til beredt, kødet var sejt.
der er ikke længere væk, end at en køretur til øen Skye er en tur værd. vi kørte mod Glenbrittle hvor vi fandt vandfald på vandfald, helt ubeskrivelig flot.
alt i alt er Atterdale et godt udgangspunkt for de der vil naturen og flot landskab.
Jannie - Michael - Birgit og Carsten fra Danmark
  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words - and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. It was exceptionally warm when you were here. It's a great review for the East Bothy.

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Strathcarron
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Lochcarron
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Attadale
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Carron Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Attadale beach
Car: recommended

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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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Strathcarron, Northern Scottish Highlands

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Weekly
28 Sep 2014 - 1 Nov 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Low season
28 Feb 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
7 night minimum stay
£430
for 7 nights
£430
 
 
Mid season
28 Mar 2015 - 3 Jul 2015
7 night minimum stay
£520
for 7 nights
£520
 
 
High Season
4 Jul 2015 - 29 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
Mid season
30 Aug 2015 - 26 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
£510
for 7 nights
£510
 
 
Low season
27 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
£410
for 7 nights
£410
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £50
Notes The cottage is available for rent from 4pm on Saturday until 10.00 am the next Saturday.
Please remember to take out travel insurance.

Rent covers the use of the cottage and all its content, everything except electricity. The meter must be read on arrival and on departure and electricity must be paid for on departure.
All breakages must be noted and paid for before departure.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for East Bothyin Strathcarron in Northern Scottish Highlands

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom is on the ground floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • A child's cot and high chair can be provided on request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Every house now has brand new 26' flat screen DVD player

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