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'Abriachan', which overlooks Loch Alsh
25 reviews
'Abriachan', which overlooks Loch Alsh
nooks and crannies for bookworms
beautiful views over the loch and beyond
the smaller lounge area, south facing.
Smaller Lounge overlooking the croft
abriachan and the view from main lawn area
a winter sunrise
Larger lounge with inset plasma TV
Contemporary Styled Kitchen
Large Sunroom
bedroom overlooking the cows
downstairs bathroom
Comfortable areas
romantic ambience
Just a day old
Open plan areas
Highland cows are always 'nosy'
Plockton close by
young buck yards from the back of the cottage
looking over main lawn area towards Glenelg
Looking over the nearby loch
a nymph in a hidden part of the garden
Frosty morning over the garden
early morning on the croft
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Balmacara, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Absolutely stunning views over Loch Alsh and Skye, looking all the way down to Loch Nevis. You will be able to see all coastal ships passing by through the narrows. Follow whales and dolphins in the lochs in local glass bottom boats (Kyle and Broadford).

Friendly Highland cows graze in front of your window while you find a cosy place within the three large living areas to read a good book or entertain. Large Plasma TV with Sky and Rangemaster double oven are only a part of the luxury within.
About the Owner, Tim and Lilly P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 110 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 1 property
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Excellent - based on 25 reviews
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

A sunny, warm, midge-free week in the West of Scotland is a glorious experience. In Abriachan's sun room we enjoyed splendid views over Loch Alsh and to the hills beyond, as well as seeing an eagles soaring overhead, and boats on the loch. There are two attractive woodland walks very close by as well as longer waymarked trails. The arrival...

Management response:

That's very kind of you in saying such nice things. Haste Ye Back ... All the Best, Tim and Lilly.


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Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Management response:

We are SO glad you had a lovely time. It is nice to hear the wildlife is still visiting. Thank you for your kind words. You will be MOST welcome again


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Reviewed 25 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Matt, Jon, Shellie & I returned yesterday from a lovely holiday at Abriachan. The cottage is a perfect getaway surrounded by beautiful scenery. Comfortable & spacious with all the amenities we required. On our first day we had car trouble! Tim & Lilly were very helpful, even taking us into Kyle of Lockalsh to buy groceries and the next day...

Management response:

Thanks for your kind review. So glad you had a relaxing time. That, (I have to say), makes it worthwhile for us !


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (18)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Beautiful oak flooring and tasteful carpeting with Persian rugs and luscious curtains adorn the house and within the three living areas there is a pleasant ambience with a great outlook.
There are three double bedrooms and a cot. A fourth bedroom with twin beds. A portable single bed is also available.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    2 Full baths
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
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₹ 42,850
£ 475
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About the neighbourhood
Balmacara is in a perfect position to access local walks in the area, (literature supplied), and day trips to Kintail, Glenelg, Applecross and Skye are within easy reach.
Only half an hour away is the Port of Armadale where the famous 'Road to the Isles' and Mallaig can be reached by ferry. A more romantic crossing to Skye can be boarded in Glenelg, on the old car ferry, and, the destination, Kylerhea lends itself to a fantastic landing place to explore the south end of Skye.
All sorts of outside pursuits can be catered for, including mountain climbing, sailing, kayaking, mountain biking, horse-riding, (in Balmacara), local fishing for mountain trout and even leisurely sightseeing!
Good quality Highland folk music is played regularly in the area and ca...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 125.0 km
Railway: Kyle of Lochalsh: 4.0 km
Ferry: Armadale, Isle of Skye: 28.0 km
Inverness airport, (84 miles) can be accessed by both Ryanair an Easyjet from most major regional airports. Car hire firms are well represented there.
Follow signposts to Isle of Skye from Fort William A87 main trunk road.
Those with Sat Nav can put in postcode IV408DP and exact location will be given in 'welcome brochure'.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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