This three-bedroom self-catering holiday cottage in the beautiful hamlet of Ardaneaskan right on the shores of Loch Carron offers easy access to the mountains, glens, rivers and seas of North West Scotland. The mountains of Skye and the village of Plockton can be seen across the loch.
Decorated with a balance between modern and traditional and with a private garden and easy access to a secluded beach (less than 30 seconds away!) the cottage provides quality accommodation in a unique and relaxed 'away from it all' setting.
Being the on the North Coast 500 (NC500), Lochcarron is in an ideal location to explore the south west corner of this stunning route around the coasts of north Scotland and Taobh na Dachaidh offers a great place to base yourselves for your exploring.
"We have been visiting and enjoying Ardaneaskan for over 50 years. The idyllic setting and the views the cottage affords can now all be experienced and enjoyed in the comfort of its new, modern facilities. It provides a wonderful combination of the old and the new - and Scotland at its best"
(John and Rosa, May 2013)
"Lovely cottage - one of the best we have stayed in"
(Nicola and John, July 2014)
"Beautiful cottage - a little bit of heaven in a spectacular landscape!"
(Jane, Rob, Tony and Emily, May 2015)
"Had a fabulous week here in this absolutely stunning cottage. Extremely comfortable and what an incredible location and
(Claire and Tom, November 2016)
Beautiful location - spent many hours gazing out at the loch! Thanks for the lovely cottage - a real gem.
(Anne and Eric, June 2018)
The cottage has been owned by various members of the same family for many many years and is now owned by nieces and nephew of Bill and Trea Buxcey, the previous owners. It is situated a stone's throw from the beach in the hamlet of Ardaneaskan and is just a few miles from the popular lochside village of Lochcarron. Lochcarron has a pub that serves real ale and good food, a well-stocked Spar supermarket with Post Office, a gallery/gift shop, several artists' studios, a very good bistro/restaurant and an award winning café.
Ardaneaskan is less than 10 miles from Strathcarron Railway Station (on the Kyle Line), is easily accessible by car and is a beautiful 2 hour drive from Inverness Airport.
The Isle of Skye is 30 miles round the other side of Loch Carron and the Highland mountains are within easy reach. The area offers great walking, cycling and touring with plenty of quiet coves, shorelines and woods to explore. The beach by the cottage is a great place from where to explore the loch by kayak (if you have one and are confident paddling on open water). The Kyle Line, said to be one of the best railway journeys in the country, runs along the other side of Loch Carron. Lochcarron is on the south-western corner of the celebtared the North Coast 500 route .
Places of interest close by include Strome Castle, Applecross via the Bealach na Bà, Plockton, Shieldaig, Loch Torridon, Kyle of Lochalsh and the bridge to Skye, Eilean Donan Castle.
Slightly further afield there is The Isle of Skye, Glenelg Brochs, Inverness, Dingwall, Loch Ness, Fort William and Fort Augustus.
Of course, once you see the stunning location of the cottage, you may decide to stay local and enjoy the 'away from it all' sense of peace and breathtaking beauty surrounding the cottage, garden and beach.
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Taobh na Dachaidh
c/o K&H Alexander,
Lochcarron, IV54 8YH
Tel: 01599 544353
Mob: 07894 294520