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Strontian, The Highlands
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Charming stone cottage on peaceful crofting land
  • Located at the edge of Ardnamurchan, a renowned unspoilt westerly area of the Highlands
  • Ideal for a romantic getaway or a break for small families
  • On the cusp of Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve and acres of rolling countryside
  • Sunny, south-facing rooms with the addition of a modern sunroom
  • Carefully refurbished single floor property with a light, airy and modern feel
Property code: CA046

This traditional stone cottage, nestled in the hills of Strontian on the north shore of Loch Sunart, is full of period charm, set by the remote and tranquil waters and countryside of the Ardnamurchan peninsula.

The idyllic stone retreat rests on working farmland, overlooking a bubbling stream at the foot of the garden. Just a 1.5-mile walk is the famed Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, a haven of stunning wildlife and scenery, while country walks and cycle routes abound from your doorstep and beyond the traditional crofting land. Within 19 miles are a kayaking school, Duart Castle with its haunted dungeons, and opportunities for spotting dolphins, whales and eagles on tours of the waters around Mull.

Inside, find the light and bright refurbished interior, showcasing the country-style features of the cottage. Sink into plentyful soft seating in the lounge, lazing in front of the TV/DVD on a rainy evening. The modern country sunroom gives stunning panoramic views, where you can get lost in a good book or plan the day's activities. Cook a family favourite meal in the country-style kitchen with electric cooker, or get the day started over coffee at the breakfast table. Kick off muddy boots in the handy utility room with washing machine/dryer and soak the day away in the modern family bathroom with shower over bath. Retire to one of two cosy rooms; a double with ambient feature fireplace, or the comfy twin room.

Outside, enjoy a spot of al fresco dining or a drink on the bench, taking in the hillside views from the sunny south-facing garden. Or stroll to the bottom of the lawn where mature greenery and wildlife surround a bubbling brook at the foot of this peaceful retreat.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave
  • Utility room - washer/dryer
  • Oil fired central heating – oil and electricity included
  • TV/DVD, radio/CD player
  • Village shop and pub 1 mile
  • Regret no dogs
  • Ample off road parking
  • River located within the grounds of the property - children to be supervised at all times

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Carol.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs Spellman, August 2019

A very lovely cottage. Super facilities, lovely sun room and a generally lovely place to stay. Remote location but a beautiful location. If you want a lovely peaceful getaway this is the place for you.

Reviewed by Mrs Allan, July 2019

We had a lovely relaxing break at Braefoot - comfortable, well-equiped and practical cottage with spacious utility area as well as sun lounge. Walks from the door through Ariundle Oakwoods, which can be extended to longer climbs in the surrounding hills. Great area for hill walking and wildlife watching - we climbed Beinn Resipol, Beinn Laga, GarbhRead more Bhein and Beinn Dhomnuill, and feel like we are only just beginning to get to know this beautiful area. Many thanks to the owners and to Denise for a lovely week! Hide

Reviewed by Mr Maher, May 2019

Wonderful location for restful holidays for people wishing to get away from the stresses of the real world.

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