Holiday cottage on this stunning white sand crescent beach within RSPB Balranald bird reserve. Spectacular uninterrupted views of the beach and across the bay to St Kilda and Atlantic Ocean. Large property, well equipped and comfortable. All bedrooms ensuite. Sleeps 6. Enclosed garden with direct beach access.
Enjoy watching golden eagles, sea eagles, otters, seals and wading birds galore from the lounge and the kitchen. The rare Corncrake is seen and photographed every year in the garden.
High specification includes large kitchen with beautiful views and sunsets from the window. For those who enjoy cooking there is a large range cooker with 3 ovens, coffee maker, food processor and baking equipment. There is a new Bosch dishwasher and a utility/laundry room with a Bosch washing machine and a full size fridge freezer, both new. Egyptian cotton linen and towels from the White Linen Company. The cottage sleeps 6 in three ensuite bedrooms (1 king size, 1 double and one twin). There is an additional main bathroom with a separate shower, central heating, reliable high speed satellite internet.
The large lounge has a dining area and patio doors gving views over the bay. There is a 42" HDTV and DVD/Blu-ray player with a Ruarck hi-fi providing surround sound. Separate study with large mahogany desk and additional TV and computer monitor. Dedicated playroom with beanbags and children's 4 in 1 games table. Luxury soap from the Fine Scottish Soap company provided in all bedrooms. The welcome pack contains wine, award winning smoked salmon produce form the Hebridean Smokehouse, bread, butter, orange juice, eggs, milk, oatcakes, jam, tea and ground coffee all included.
Uninterrupted views of beach and bay from lounge and of St Kilda and the wild Atlantic Ocean from the breakfast bar. Miles of stunning coastal walks direct from the cottage. The enclosed garden has a large lawn area, with several patio areas and a picnic table. You can reach the beach directly from the garden through a gate and enjoy swimming from the rocks below the garden at high tide. There is safe storage for cycles and kayaks in a large garden shed. The starting point for bird and wildlife walks by RSPB Rangers is nearby.
The west coast location of the cottage is perfect for watching spectacular sunsets and also for enjoying the rare "machair" flower displays every summer. An official "dark sky" area, the stars and Milky Way are magnificent in winter and the northern lights are regularly seen from the cottage. Please see our website and blog for recent photos of the stars and Northern Lights as seen from the cottage garden https://www.beachcottagehebrides.com/blog-1
|Balranald Bay View||£700 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.