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Bramble Lodge - Applecross,

Applecross, The Highlands
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Traditional white-washed cottage set against the backdrop of the Cuillin Mountains
  • Unwind as the flames flicker in the traditional wood burner
  • Stroll to the village pub for a dram of local whisky
  • Purchase some locally smoked fish in the village smokehouse
  • Discover historical sites on a hike around the Applecross Peninsula
  • Explore the rugged coastline on a sea kayak adventure
Property code: CA048

A four-bedroom traditional cottage, set on the Applecross Estate, perfect for families and friends seeking a tranquil base from which to explore the Scottish Highlands and coastline.

Accessed by only two roads, one of which is the dramatic Bealach na Ba - one of the highest roads in Britain - Applecross (1 mile) is a remote peninsula boasting a unique offering of mountain and coastal attractions and activities. With 40km of marked walks around the peninsula, there are walks to suit all ages and abilities from your doorstep. Stroll along the banks of the River Crossan or wander through the ancient trees of Carnach, the Atlantic Rainforest. Test your head for heights with a rock climbing and abseiling adventure on the Applecross crags, or take to the seas for a paddle around the coastline in a sea kayak.

Forming part of a complex of holiday homes, your rural retreat is approached through the verdant grounds of the estate. Pull into the courtyard, step out of your car and gaze at the imposing Cuillin mountains of Skye and the hills of Raasay that watch over your cottage. Step into your cottage where you will be immediately struck by the light and airy accommodation blending clean lines with traditional touches. Your spacious sitting room has plump sofas inviting you to sink into them and forget about the outside world. In the evening, light the wood burner and let its gentle warmth wash over you. Rustle up family meals in the spacious kitchen where you can plan your day's activities over breakfast at the kitchen table. The family cook will appreciate the well-appointed kitchen that comes equipped with an oil-fired Rayburn, electric cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. You also have a handy cloakroom with WC, ideal for freshening up. Gather for your evening meals in the formal dining room, a spacious room with traditional farmhouse-style dining table. When it's time for bed, two of your cottage's four bedrooms can be found on the ground floor. A generous double bedroom with antique furniture and pretty soft furnishings is a restful space to snuggle up in. There's also a cosy single room with pine bed dressed in crisp linens and ample storage. Both of your ground-floor bedrooms enjoy en-suite shower rooms with WC. Head upstairs to the other two bedrooms, a spacious twin room and a bright and airy triple room with three single beds. These bedrooms share the family bathroom with WC and there is a further separate WC on this level also.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £250 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 triple, 1 single
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with WC, 2 en-suite shower rooms with WC
  • Oil-fired Rayburn, electric cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Night storage heating – energy included
  • Wood burner – logs included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Please note there is no mobile reception at this property -  a payphone is available 
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • TV, DVD player
  • Ample off road parking
  • Surrounded by estate grounds with lawn areas and woodlands
  • 2 dogs welcome - please note dogs are to be restricted to kitchen/utility areas
  • This property can be rented separately or alongside Faoilinn as a larger property with an interconnecting passage
  • 1 mile to shop and pub

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

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs Leat, August 2019

Brilliant as always and the weather was mostly good. Loved the walks, the sea kayaking with the instructor Mike, we saw sea eagles!. Great meals at the pub and the walled garden , friendly people. Fantastic views, beaches and a great place to chill out. We're coming back next year.

Reviewed by Mr Sutherland, May 2019

This was our sixth visit to the area and Applecross never disappoints. Bramble Lodge is well situated to explore beaches and trails around the Applecross Estate. Tha Walled Garden is a firm favourite with all the family for breakfast, meals and coffee, while the younger ones love the tree house. The accommodation is warm, comfortable and family-friRead moreendly - the kitchen refurb is lovely. We will be back. Hide

Reviewed by Ms Prager, December 2018

We have been staying at Bramble (and Faoilinn) for many years and love our holidays in Applecross. We have always been made to feel very welcome by Mike (Summers) and the estate staff. There are a couple of points to make: the hot water is so hot it's dangerous! the kitchen table in Bramble was replaced in 2018, the new table is smaller and has a lRead morearge crack in the wood which is unhygienic there is plenty of crockery and cutlery but a lack of cooking and serving dishes the sofas and chair in the lounge are uncomfortable and the dvd player was temperamental this holiday the addition of a shower upstairs in Bramble would be fantastic Hide

Reviewed by Mr Iversen, April 2018

Wonderful situated, fantastic kitchen, very nice bedrooms. Furniture in living room a bit worn out.

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