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Traditional Stone Built Gate House In The Heart Of The Highlands

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Culrain, Nr. Ardgay, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Tranquil Location Ideally Situated For Exploring The Magical Wilderness Of Sutherland

The Gatehouse is in a peaceful location amongst the trees with views across to the hills beyond the Kyle of Sutherland. The accommodation consists of a cosy sitting room, with a beautiful open fire; a spacious dining room that comfortably seats six; a fully fitted kitchen together with drying room, utility room, shower and a separate toilet on the ground floor. Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms and a bathroom. Amenities include television and DVD player, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and electric heating in every room.

Victoria Tanner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
14 January, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ardgay in Scotland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The upstairs bathroom provides an ensuite to both bedrooms and has a bath with taps and a shower hose, basin and toilet. On the ground floor there is a separate WC and a separate shower in the utility room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The ground floor bedroom has a king bed. Upstairs, there two further spacious double bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin. Both bedrooms have a raised, cushioned lounger providing the perfect wild life lookout point!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
Notes on accommodation: Heating is via night storage heaters with top up electric heaters in some rooms. With the night storage heaters it is warm and cosy all day and there is the fireplace for extra comfort in the lounge. Outside: The Gatehouse is nestled into the woodland on the SW side with an open grass area to the rear of the house. The single track road to the front of the house makes access easy but has little usage so does not distract from the tranquillity. A short walk away is the beautiful Strathkyle loch. For a more strenuous walk to the rear of the house follow the road a few 100mts to the left when the woods open turn left and start climbing!! Great views in all directions from the 360m hill tops. Utility Room: The utility room is equipped with a washing machine, dryer, small chest freezer, large butler's sink and a shower. There is also a separate boot room/drying room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linens are included. The Gatehouse is cleaned on a weekly basis and linens are changed on a weekly basis. Other: There is a stocked log shed adjacent to the gatehouse for easy access.


4/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


wonderfull autentic cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful authentic cottage on a quiet unique place in beautiful wooded surroundings. Reasonably complete furnishings. no internet(but almost no where in Scotland), also no tv antenna, but dvd player so on rainy moments did look at. The wi-fi and tv not missed.; Wonderful quiet. We certainly hope to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Agréable à vivre

  • 4 of 5

Location dans l'ensemble plaisante , calme dans un très joli environnement mais surpris de son isolement par rapport au premier village

la localisation de la maison est assez compliquée à trouver la première fois , et surtout la clé de la porte , il faudrait plus de précision pour la découvrir

Concernant l’intérieure la literie est excellente et les appareils ménagers complets

Salle de bains ,toilettes : Dans la salle des toilettes du bas une prise électrique serait très utile ( rasage , seche cheveux )

Dans celle du haut le réglage de la douche est pratiquement impossible à obtenir

mais nous avons passé un superbe séjour

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
8 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Rate
17 Jun 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Changeover Day:
Saturday during peak seasons. However, during low season we are more flexible.

Notes on prices: Please see listed rates

Other notes:
There is no TV or Wifi however there is a DVD player and screen and there is limited 3G coverage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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