Staffa

Self Catering

Staffa, 23 Aultgrishan, Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2DZ

    This newly built, modern , detached cottage is situated in the quiet crafting community of Aultgrishan. Designated National Scenic Area overlooking the sea, Skye, Harris and Lewis.

    The cottage is approximately 200 yards from the shore. Aultgrishan has a cafe bar restaurant with another tea room nearby. The areas attractions include Inverewe Gardens, whale-watching trips; salmon, trout and sea fishing, a links golf course and pony trekking.
    The coastline around Aultgrishan and to the Rubha Reidh Lighthouse (approx. 4 miles) is rugged and a haven for nesting birds, seals, whales, and otters. The house overlooks the sea and the Isles of Skye, Harris and Lewis. The Beinn Eighe Nature reserve and the Torridon mountains are just a short distance away. All amenities including hotels, restaurants, shops, garage, doctor and a dental surgery can be found in Gairloch. Fishing trips and guided hill walks available by prior arrangement.

    Staffa has all ground-floor accommodation and is double glazed throughout. The living areas comprise lounge - overlooking the sea with comfortable furniture, colour TV with Sky Freeview/DVD/video and radio cassette/CD player. The fully fitted, integrated, kitchen overlooking the village of Melvaig is well equipped with electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer, washer/dryer, toaster, etc. plus a good range of crockery and cooking utensils. There is an adjacent dining area.
    The double bedroom has a king size bed, a fitted wardrobe and pine furnishings. The twin bedroom has single beds and pine furnishings. Duvets and pillows are provided, although sheets, pillowcases, towels and tea towels can be available on booking at an extra charge.
    The bathroom has a modern suite, with bath and shower over the bath, shaver point, heater and heated towel rail.
    The porch has space for outdoor clothing and boots, etc. Parking for two cars is available at the rear of the cottage and there is an outside light, together with ramp and step access, for convenience.
    Electricity is metered and the amount due will be deducted from the retainer. The meters will be read on arrival and departure.

    Arrival 1600 - Departure 0930
     

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Staffa Cottage

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles

    Domestic

    • Smoking Permitted
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Linen Provided
    • Fuel Charge
    • Ironing Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted

    Children

    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Coastal Location

    Transport

    • Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Gairloch Tourist Information Centre, turn right onto the B8021 signposted to Big Sand and Melvaig. Follow this road for approximately 10 miles until you see a sign for Aultgrishan.

    Getting there by railway:- From Achnasheen railway station, take the A832 to Gairloch. At Gairloch you will see a sign at a T junction with the McColl's store. Turn left onto the B8021, sign posted Big Sand and Melvaig. Follow this road for approximately 10 miles until you see a sign for Aultgrishan.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Inverness airport, take the A9 to Kessock Bridge, then the A835 and A832 to Connon Bridge, Achnasheen and on to Gairloch. At Gairloch you will see a sign at a T junction with the McColl's store. Take the left turn (B8021), sign posted to Big Sand and Melvaig. Follow this road for approximately 10 miles until you see a sign for Aultgrishan.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Ullapool ferry terminal, take the A835 then the A832 coastal route passing Loch Broom and Grunyard Bay, Loch Yew to Gairloch. At Gairloch you will see the McColl's store on the left at the T junction, take the B8021 road left, sign posted to Big Sand and Melvaig.

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