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Cathair Dhubh Estate, Myrtle Cottage - A beautiful seaside retreat

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Holiday Rental House
The Cathair Dhubh Estate is tucked into the rugged Sutherland coastline on the NC500 between the villages of Lochinver and Clachtoll. Nestling in the heart of the spectacular Assynt countryside, it is a haven for wildlife lovers, hikers, fishermen, photographers and outdoor enthusiasts, not to mention those families looking for white, sandy beaches and crystal blue waters. At Cathair Dhubh Estate the views are simply amazing! Bring your binoculars and you could be watching whales, basking sharks, porpoises and dolphins all from your window! The Estate houses five lovely self-catering properties which are all listed on TripAdvisor. Myrtle is a cosy semi-detached cottage looking out over Achmelvich Bay. The cottage has two bedrooms; a double and a twin. It has a good sized family bathr...The Cathair Dhubh Estate is tucked into the rugged Sutherland coastline on the NC500 between the villages of Lochinver and Clachtoll. Nestling in the heart of the spectacular Assynt countryside, it is a haven for wildlife lovers, hikers, fishermen, photographers and outdoor enthusiasts, not to mention those families looking for white, sandy beaches and crystal blue waters. At Cathair Dhubh Estate the views are simply amazing! Bring your binoculars and you could be watching whales, basking sharks, porpoises and dolphins all from your window! The Estate houses five lovely self-catering properties which are all listed on TripAdvisor. Myrtle is a cosy semi-detached cottage looking out over Achmelvich Bay. The cottage has two bedrooms; a double and a twin. It has a good sized family bathroom. There is a fully-fitted and well-equipped kitchen, incorporating an oven, hob and microwave, together with a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. The open plan lounge and dining area provides a comfy place to relax and is equipped with satellite TV and DVD player and CD radio. We do have Wifi, but in the spirit of getting away from it all, it is quite basic and at times, elusive! There are patio doors leading to outside seating where you can experience the breathtaking views.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Dogs are welcome at Myrtle Cottage by prior agreement with Kate and/or Gary. Dogs must be kept under control at all times and must not cause a nuisance to other guests staying at the Cathair Dhubh Estate. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture or in the bedrooms and are not to be left alone in the property.
Bedrooms
1 Double2 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

Meet the host
Kate Watson (Property Manager Cathair Dhubh Ltd.)
Hosting since November 2019
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (1)
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Jules
Jules
Leicester, United Kingdom40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely place!
Stayed in Oct for 1 week, 2 kids, 3 dogs and 2 adults. The accommodation is perfectly located just outside of Lochinver. From the cottage you can walk to the stunning sand kissed beach (20 min walk) - dogs can run free and no roads to contend with. Whilst the accommodation is basic and remote it served us well - many beautiful memories to be cherished from this amazing trip.
Visited October 2019
Written 5 December 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Services
  • Housekeeping included
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Nearby
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
  • Ocean views

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Map
Access
Car advised
How to get there
From Inverness (approx. 2 hours) From Inverness, take the A9 north across the Kessock suspension bridge. At the first roundabout (Tore), take the second exit onto the A835 to Ullapool. At the next roundabout, continue ahead on the A835 signposted to Ullapool. This road will take you through the small hamlets of Contin, Tarvie and Garve and then along the side of Loch Glascarnoch. Once in Ullapool, the A835 takes a sharp right turn after the filling station. Continue north on this road signposted to Lochinver. After approximately 19 miles, you will reach Ledmore Junction where you turn left, continuing on the A835 to Lochinver. About half a mile outside Lochinver, turn right onto the B869 signposted to Clachtoll, Stoer and Drumbeg. Continue along this road for approximately 3 miles, ignoring the left turn signposted to Achmelvich at the stony bridge. Continue up the hill, past the spectacular view point and down the other side. You will soon see a sign for the Cathair Dhubh Estate on your left next to our private driveway, which leads away from the road to where the cottages are nestled by the sea. From Durness Take the A838 south to Laxford Bridge where the road continues as the A894 to Scourie. Continue south through Scourie and Kylesku and on to the junction with the A835. Turn right here following the signposts to Lochinver and directions as above. By air Inverness airport is approximately two hours drive away and there are a variety of low cost hire car options available at the airport. There are regular flights from Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Luton through Easyjet and Flybe. By rail Inverness is the nearest railway station and there is a direct daily service from London Euston, plus a sleeper service. There are also frequent trains from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Car hire is available at Inverness.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 9 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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