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    This sympathetically extended, 18th-century shepherd’s cottage is set next to 2 miles of golden sand, perfect fo a relaxing retreat.

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      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "This sympathetically extended 18th-century shepherd’s cottage is set next to 2 miles of golden sand perfect fo a relaxing retreat.\n\n\nEnjoying a superb secluded setting with outstanding bay views this sympathetically extended 18th-century shepherd’s cottage is set next to 2 miles of golden sand a turquoise blue sea with twisting otters and bobbing seals the Cuillins of Skye on the horizon with mountains moorlands and forests behind. Attractively and most comfortably refurbished it has its own garden and conservatory with far-reaching views to Skye and offers a cosy hideaway for all seasons with a friendly hotel a short walk.\nUntil the building of the coastal road from Shieldaig Applecross was one of the most inaccessible parishes in mainland Britain with the only route being the very scenic but hair-raising ‘Pass of the Cattle’ or Bealach na Ba. Rising up to 2053ft it is the highest road in Scotland and affords truly panoramic views across the Minch to Raasay and the Isle of Skye. The other route gently winds along the coast round Loch Torridon from Shieldaig. In contrast to the surrounding moorland Applecross is made up of sheltered fertile coast where a row of cottages nestle along the shoreline. It was here that an Irish missionary monk St Maelrubha built a monastery on the quiet bay about 673 AD and made it a place of refuge although nothing of the building remains apart from part of the stone cross which resides in the parish kirk.\nTo the north of the Applecross Peninsula and with the backdrop of the rugged mountains of Liathach and Beinn Eighe is an area coming under the care of the National Trust mostly made up of 750 million-year-old red Torridonian sandstone. A Countryside Centre at Torridon village describes the local wildlife and the Ranger Service offers guided hikes along the Liathach massif or more strenuous walks traversing Beinn Eighe. On past Kinlochewe the Beinn Eighe Visitor Centre stands as the UK’s oldest wildlife sanctuary with parts of it clad in Caledonian pinewood which once covered the whole of the country. A delight for nature lovers the area is home to pine martens wildcats badgers and foxes as well as buzzards and golden eagles in addition to a fine selection of flora displayed in natural alpine rock gardens. Loch and sea fishing available locally. ShopP.O. 2 miles.\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nLiving room with coal-burning stove. Sitting room with coal-burning stove. Large kitchendining room. Conservatory. Double bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Stairs to charming double bedroom with 5ft bed can be twin and combed ceiling. Separate toilet.\n\n\n\nCoal-burning stoves - fuel included \n\nElectricity underfloor heating ground floor electric rads first floor bed linen and towels included\n\nAdditional convector heaters\n\nTravel cot\n\nSatellite TV\n\nDVD\n\nMicrowave\n\nWasherdryer\n\nDishwasher\n\nFridgefreezer\n\nTelephone honesty box\n\nGarden with furniture\n\nParking\n\nNatural spring water supply\n\nNo smoking\n\nPlease note This property has a security deposit of £200\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n" https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/136/840/136376.jpg SRJ

    Cruary reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.9 out of 10 – based on 15 reviews

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    out of 10

    Great house in lovely remote location Well cared for and very clean.



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    Another fantastic stay 😊



    out of 10

    Lovely location and excellent cottage been for the last eight years and already booked for next year



    out of 10

    An excellent, peaceful cottage. Very clean and well equipped. Perfect place to get away from it all. Applecross Inn, Walled Garden and the Junction all provided excellent local food however opening times and availability were already moving toward winter operations (even though it was early september) at The Junction Cafe. Lots of interesting wildlife visits to the garden including Pine Martens, Weasels, Badger and the usual Deer. Excellent beach for dogs within easy stick throwing distance.



    out of 10

    Cruary is by far the best cottage we have ever stayed in. The owners have put so much into creating a lovely home from home and go above and beyond to make sure everything is perfect. Applecross is a stunning location and this cottage must surely be the jewel in its accommodation crown!



    out of 10

    Bit of a dilemma. This cottage is so good you don't want other people to go in case its full when we want to go again. Everything was perfect and "homely" No criticism at all. We had a fantastic week apart from mixed weather.



    out of 10

    This was our 3rd visit to Scotland and certainly the best. An amazing location with spectacular views was just perfect for a relaxing holiday. It is also perfectly located for many walking trails. The property was very clean, spacious and well equipped. I would highly recommend it and hope to return soon.



    out of 10

    A fantastic holiday cottage very clean and well equipped fabulous views- a home from home.



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    One of the best Cottages we have ever had. Comfortable, cosy and very clean. It's really worth the Money. The Wildlife at the Cottage is unbelieveable. We will definetly come back.



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