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Spacious, Cosy Cottage on West Coast Scotland with Wifi and Wood Burning Stove.



Updated: 02-Nov-2016
Cottage in Acharacle, Rural, Peaceful, Wildlife Rich Location Near To Village Facilities

Easternmost is a spacious but cosy self-catering cottage in Acharacle on the Ardnamurchan peninsular on the West Coast of Scotland, UK, about 20 miles west of Fort William. The cottage sleeps 4 adults in 1 twin and 1 double bedroom upstairs and a sofa bed downstairs could accommodate 2 more. There's a well-equipped kitchen, a large sitting room with a wood-burning stove, a library/dining/office room with Wi-Fi and TV. Bed linen and towels are provided. Easternmost is situated above the River Shiel, 2km out of Acharacle, which has good wee shops and eating-out facilities. The cottage looks southwards out across Kentra Moss SSSI to Kentra Bay and the hills behind. There is a secure enclosed garden and a conservatory porch for enjoying the many sunny days we get here. There is off-road parking for up to 3 cars and sheltered secure places to put bikes, kayaks etc. Pets welcome sorry no children under 12.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I have owned Easternmost for about 4 years now, and hope to live here full time myself in a few years' time.

I've travelled extensively myself and frequently stay in Owners Direct properties in Spain so I think I have a good idea of what people look for in a self catering property.

I have worked as a professional cook around Scotland, mainly in fishing lodges in the highlands so the kitchen at Easternmost is carefully equipped.

Sandy my partner is an Ecologist and Countryside Ranger so he's always busy photographing insects and flowers and birdwatching when we come up.

We both like to be active outdoors, so usually bring our bikes and this year (2014) we've purchased wetsuits to extend the swimming and snorkelling season in the sea and lochs.

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Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

Back again (previously stayed April 12 - super, well-equipped house in great location) & despite extensive discoveries previously, have found some fabulous new walks - Glen Moidart being a favourite. Superb weather for 9 out of 10 days - T-shirts and sunglasses!!

Great base and a really comfortable cottage. Saw 3 otters in river just yards from here.
Sep 2014
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Excellent well equipped cottage. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage. Well equipped from the kitchen to an envious library and wifi. Clean and accessible. A real bonus is the wood burning stove. Great location with good walks nearby plus bird watching and fishing etc. Acharacle, close by, has good amenities including shop, hotel selling good food and drinks and Internet cafe. We had a wonderful week walking and exploring. In fact there is too much in the area for one week so we'll be back! The owner is helpful and friendly and we were made welcome from the moment we booked.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely, well run and comfortable cottage with wifi, perfect for exploring the beautiful West Coast

  • 5 of 5

An absolutely gem of a place this spacious home from home had everything we needed and more for our week's stay. The owner was very helpful and accommodating, the kitchen was well equipped and the living room had comfy sofas and a log burning stove for cosy evenings in. A separate dining room/library meant we could easily entertain friends, too.

The local village, set on the loch, was a friendly little community with a great shop, hotel restaurant and Internet cafe and there was plenty to explore in the area. Two favourites were a walk to the beautiful 'singing sands' beach and a trip to the lighthouse at Ardnamurchan Point. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very welcoming and a genuine home from home. The kitchen was extremely well equipped and had amazing views come rain or shine.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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From the Owner

I bought Easternmost from an aunt and uncle who'd lived here since the early 90's and Sandy and I hope to retire here sometime.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Loch Shiel Hotel at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Fort William at 30 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Loch Shiel Hotel or Ardshealach at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Nevis Range at 30 Miles Nearest Beach : Castle Tioram(5km) or Singing Sands(15km) at 5 Kilometres Car: not necessary


15mins drive/30mins cycle to secluded sand/shingle beach near Castle Tioram. Fantastic sandy beaches 15mins drive +2 hours walk or 1 hour cycle near Kentra bay.


3 hours drive from Glasgow International or Inverness airports.

1.5 hours drive from Fort William rail station (sleeper train to/from London).

Regular village buses 1-2 daily.

Use of car recommended but not essential. c.10 miles of single-track A-roads around cottage.


c.20 miles to Fort William for Ben Nevis etc.

c.30 miles to Mallaig for ferries to Skye.

c.30 miles to Ardnamurchan lighthouse, most westerly land in UK!


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Contact owner to check availability and confirm rate; 30% deposit required with booking; short breaks and discounts available - see own website for full details.

Changeover Day usually Saturday arrive after 4pm; depart before 10am.

Notes on prices:
10% off any week for 1 or 2 people only using 1 bedroom.
20% off 2nd consecutive week booked at same time.

Short breaks of min 4 nights available by arrangement at least 1 week before.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 02-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Fantastic scenery and wildlife, usually sunny weather, not too far from village amenities.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...


  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • river
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • forests
  • pond
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Downstairs bathroom with grab handles around bath/shower.
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet, Upstairs on landing next to bedrooms; large basin & mirror.
  • Upstairs WC and washbasin; Downstairs spacious main bathroom with wc, bath with electric shower and grab handles, washbasin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, Very spacious room with large twin beds and a fabulous view
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, Double bed accessible both sides with bedside tables.
  • All beds have reading lights, thick mattresses, duvets, 2 pillows and all linen included in price. Both bedrooms have a trunk on which to put a suitcase, at least 1 chair, a long mirror, a bookshelf, an electric radiator and built-in hanging space with clothes hangers. The large twin bedroom also has some drawers. A sofa bed in the Library/Dining room may sleep 2 more with own sleeping bags.


  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: There is a fully-fenced garden with flower beds, fruit bushes and colourful flowering shrubs. There is a wood store, a washing line and a bench in the sun, plus table and 4 chairs in summer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are included; property is professionally cleaned between each let. Other: Conservatory entrance porch with coat and boot rack, 2 comfortable chairs, stool and table.

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