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West Highlands - walks, beaches, pubs, great local food! pets welcome, real fire

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Near Acharacle & Salen village, Ardnamurchan Peninsula, near Loch Shiel, rural.

Brae Cottage is the ideal place to escape to for a relaxing holiday. Perfectly positioned on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Acharacle, within easy walking distance from the cottage. There you will find the local grocery shop and post office, bakery, take away, and pub. Only a short drive will take you to the neighbouring villages which also hold a host of amenities.

Brae Cottage itself is a small open plan semi detached cottage, once the local coffee shop, now loving renovated to make the most of its easily accessible location. The cottage features a country kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area, opening out into a cozy lounge area with a fantastic real wood burning stove and leather sofa - perfect for those wintery nights!. The lounge area also includes a large TV/DVD player along with a selection of DVD's. In the open plan kitchen there is a halogen hob, oven, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine, along with all the other essential you would expect in a homely kitchen. In the bedroom there is a cozy double bed with plenty of storage for you clothes. We have included a hairdryer in the bedroom for your convenience. The neat bathroom features a large walk in shower and heated towel rail. In the entrance hall you will find plenty of space to hang your jackets and a place for your muddy boots after that long walk.

Because of its beautiful rural location, mobile signal can be a bit unreliable, so we have installed a landline for your convenience. Also included is unlimited wi fi.

We welcome (well behaved!) pets.

Ideal for the outdoor lover, there is an abundance of walks and outdoor activities to choose from (local information provided in cottage), and when you get home from either an exhausting or chilled day out, you can relax by the cozy fire in perfect peace!

Please note the cottage does not have a garden/enclosed area.....but don't let that put you off........there is so much to do, and so many beautiful things to see - you wont need it, or miss it!!

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Acharacle in Highland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Any damage to the cottage must be reported immediately.
  • Strictly no smoking in the property
  • No international or premium rate calls to be made from landline - UK landline and UK mobile call only. Any calls out with this will be charged for.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Featuring large walk in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Travel cot available on request.
  • We can provide a small blow up camp bed or travel cot on request. (Due to the size of the 'camp bed' - the maximum age of children is 8)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
Notes:
Ideal for country walks and exploring the gorgeous West Coast of Scotland

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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West Highlands - walks, beaches, pubs, great local food! pets welcome, real fire
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews
5

Brae Cottage is a perfect getaway retreat.

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage has been decorated beautifully. It is cosy and compact but still allows the feeling of plenty of space. It is resourced enough to allow you the comfort of home and you will want for nothing. Ours evenings were perfectly relaxed after long days exploring stunning locations.

Brae Cottage is perfectly situated for peace and quiet with stunning views just minutes away. The takeaway (just down the road) serves wholesome homemade food and the local shop is fully equipped for essential items.

Kirsty is a perfect host and she wil literally bend over backwards to make sure your stay is perfect. Wifi is strong and the landline is perfect as mobile reception is really poor. We thank you for everything you did Kirsty.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and fully recommend Brae Cottage for the perfect, getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review! I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay, and hope you will return before long for another holiday in Acharacle.
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage had everything we needed thoroughly enjoyed our break here and would recommend it

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The cottage is very clean and every need catered for . Its lovely & cosey with the wood burner .

  • 5 of 5

The area where the cottage is located is fantastic for walking & wildlife. Its beautiful!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your positive review. I am always so happy to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay.
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5

Every care taken to make this cottage cosy and bright

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying here, it's such a nicely thought-out space for two. Kirsty has obviously put so much care and effort into making the place nice and she was really pleasant to deal with. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review - I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I hope you chose to come back to Brae Cottage again!
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5

Lovely weekend away

  • 5 of 5

The property is finished to a really high standard, and is warm and extremely comfortable. Well situated for lots to explore in the nearby area. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really nice cottage - 4.5 out of five.

  • 4 of 5

Brae Cottage is a great place to stay. It's smart and well-equipped, with nice furniture, bedding and so on. Great shower. Due to a very minor technical hitch, I needed to speak to Kirsty - she was very pleasant and straightforward to deal with (I hope I was, too.) Technology worked perfectly - TV, CD/DVD player (integral to TV), wifi, Bluetooth speaker to play music from my phone. Nice welcome pack. Acharacle is handy for shop, pub, bakery, cafe.

Slight downside is roadside location; outside space, (aside from parking) is limited. If you want the feeling that you're hanging out in the wilds, it's maybe not the place but as base to explore the area, it's excellent.

I would very happily stay again - thanks for having me.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I have found that generally the pictures and cottage information give an honest description of the cottage location - we clearly state that there is no garden, but that there is ample parking - as you (and I) say; the ideal base to explore from! We hope to have you back again.
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Owner

Kirsty Thomas
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2018

About Kirsty Thomas

I have lived on the West Coast of Scotland all my life and am passionate about the area and the abundance of wildlife and activities that you can see and do when visiting. I believe that a holiday is more than 'getting away from it all' its creating a memory, and its my job to help you make those memories wonderful! I have been renovating and running holiday houses for several years now and am proud to say the others have achieved 5 star reviews and continue to do so. I plan to make Brae cottage the same!

Kirsty Thomas purchased this cottage in 2014

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Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £15
Pet Fee £15
Damage Deposit £130

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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