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  • Ceol-na-Mara
    Sea view from Ceol-na-Mara
    Kingsize bed
    Freshly decorated with delighlful authentic touches
    Single bedroom (joins small double room)
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    'Ceol-na-Mara' – Gaelic for music of the sea – is a beautifully restored former croft house in a stunning position overlooking the north Atlantic. Listen to the waves crashing on the dramatic coastline, smell the peat smoke, and absorb the peace and beauty of this magical crofting community.

    The croft house was completely restored a few years ago but it retains charming traditional features including pine panelling and a Caithness flag floor. Set in a large enclosed garden it is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Sutherland is one of Scotland's best-kept secrets. Situated in the far north of Scotland, it is a sparsely populated area of stunning scenery and tranquillity. Walk for hours in the rugged hills or along sandy beaches and craggy coastlines without meeting a sou...
  • Amenities & details
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (7)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    This family holiday cottage has a large enclosed garden and charming accommodation. Enjoy the roaring open fires, the original Caithness flag floors, cosy pine panelled rooms and a fully modernised kitchen and bathroom.

    The kitchen/living room has a large open fire, a breakfast bar and a table which can seat 6. The sitting room has a Victorian coal fire, sky TV, 2 sofas and an armchair.

    Upstairs the large double bedroom with a king-size bed also has an original fireplace and a sea view. Two smaller adjoining bedrooms have one single and one double bed. The single room also has a sea view.

    What's included:
    Electricity and heating are included in the price. Bed linen and towels are provided. The cottage has local OS maps, books on the local area, books and games f...
    Listing #HL137861 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Wick: 50.0 km
    Railway: Thurso: 20.0 km
    Ferry: Scrabster: 20.0 km
    From Inverness take the A9 north to Evanton. At Evanton take the B9176 for about 9 miles until it joins the A836.
    Drive via Bonar Bridge, Lairg and Altnaharra. At Altnaharra take the B873 along Loch Naver and up to Syre. At Syre continue up Strathnaver on the B871 then take the A836 to Bettyhill. Continue along the coast road through Bettyhill and after about 2 miles take the turning for Kirtomy. Ceol-na-Mara is on the far side of the village just beyond the bridge.

    This is the most direct route and also the most scenic. The landscape is remote and wonderful and there is a good chance of spotting birds of prey and red deer.

    In winter it is essential to check the forecast before setting off. The main A9 route via Thurso is more likely to be open if there is snow.

    Don't forget to pac...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We had a lovely time (4 days) at this cottage and found it to be very comfortable with everything we needed. Such a lovely area of Scotland, lots to explore and within walking distance of a beautiful sandy beach (approx 4 miles). I'd most definitely recommend this as a comfortable, cozy place to stay with a lovely atmosphere. Just wish... more

Kenneth A
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

An absolutely lovely cottage, in the perfect location for exploring Sutherland (and Caithness). We stayed for a week, and would have loved to have been there longer. The cottage is very comfortable and well appointed. For one of us, it was a return to the land of childhood holidays, and for the other it was the first time north of... more

Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This is a beautiful place for a retreat, all you need is provided in the cottage. Great beaches close by and peaceful surroundings. On our visit enough of a breeze to keep the midges away but sunny & warm enough to venture into the sea! We were able to take our dog which was an added bonus as she loved... more

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Listed since : Sep 2010
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