Close to Bonar Bridge and the Dornock Firth, the cottage makes a super base for a wonderful family holiday with spacious accommodation on one level and 3 of the 4 bedrooms have ensuite facilities. Stunning incredibly white sandy beaches await your discovery at Embo, Portmahomack and Dornoch with the chance to see dolphins both from the shore or by taking a sea safari excursion. The cottage has been carefully modernised to retain all the original character while providing quality furnishings and fittings throughout. There is an excellent open plan kitchen with dining room overlooking the peaceful suntrap rear garden with pond. The patio doors leading from the dining room to a paved patio in the corner of the garden allow peaceful evening drinks and dining to be enjoyed. The sitting room makes a perfect place to relax in cosy comfort with its wood burning stove. The cottage has views at the front over open fields to the nearby hills and mountains; to the rear there is a large enclosed garden with a summer house, BBQ, patio and feature pond with rockery.
The hamlet of Culrain lies in the shadow of Carbisdale Castle, close to stunning forest walks and many fishing opportunities. There is a request rail stop within 5 min walk giving access to Inverness and Wick on the east coast main line.
There is direct access to mountain bike trails and cycling from the cottage; for the adventurous the Cape of Wrath route can be followed from Culrain Station over Assynt Peninsular to the top right corner of Scotland and back all round 174 miles. The village of Ardgay is 4 miles away with shops, a cafe and cycle hire. The area is famous for its golf courses at nearby Dornoch and Tain, there is also a lovely 9 hole course at Bonar Bridge which is enjoyable to play. Relaxation at the end of the day can be finished off with a pleasant walk to the local Pub at Invershin (Inbhir Sin) just 1/2mile away.
Nearby outdoor activities abound, including Pony trekking, which adds to the many activities you can enjoy while you explore this fabulous and unspoilt area.
POST CODE: IV24 3DW
Damage Deposit £200
Short breaks are welcome throughout the year, but in are only bookable within 6 weeks of arrival during high & peak periods
Accommodation for 8 on one level: One double bedroom with en suite bathroom; One twin room with ensuite shower room; One twin/double bedroom with zip & link beds; One twin bedroom; Sitting room with stove; Kitchen/Dining room with patio door to garden; Bathroom with corner bath, over bath shower, wash basin and WC; Utility room.
Services: Central heating and Electricity included * Wood burning stove with initial supply of fuel * All Bed linen and Towels are provided * Washing Machine and Tumble Drier * Gas hob * Microwave * Fridge & Freezer * Dishwasher * Mobile reception * Wifi * TV with DVD player * CD Player * Cot & High Chair available on request * Enclosed Garden with Patio & Furniture also a summer house * Off street parking * Bicycle storage * Well behaved dogs welcome * NO Smoking
EXTRAS:£20 per dog per week. £200 Damage Deposit is required on all bookings.
NOTE: Open pond in garden to rear of cottage.