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Creagmhor, Glenelg, Kyle of Lochalsh, Highlands


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Creagmhor is set in superb tranquil countryside less than two miles from the west coast and a beautiful sandy beach. The Isle of Skye is easily reached by a 5 minute ferry crossing (summer only) making this a wonderful base from which to explore the surrounding area. There is an abundance of wildlife including golden eagles, buzzards, seals and otters. The shell-sand beaches and rocky coves of Sandaig Island are only a short drive away - this is where Gavin Maxwell lived and wrote his books including 'Ring of Bright Water' and a very special place for visitors to spend the day. Although within easy reach of the main route to Kyle of Lochalsh and Skye, Creagmhor is set in a peaceful glen which has preserved its sense of isolation and unspoilt beauty.

The area is a perfect example of dramatic Scottish highland landscape and it is a paradise for those who wish to walk or climb. Several of the surrounding peaks exceed 3000ft and are thus classified as Munros. The area is also rich in history. The ruins of two ancient brochs 'Dun Telve' and 'Dun Trodden' are the best preserved of these structures on the Scottish mainland. There are many visitor attractions in the area. Kyle of Lochalsh, 24 miles away, boasts a swimming pool and leisure centre, glass bottom boat trips and seal viewing trips. Closer by at Shiel Bridge (7 miles) is the opportunity for horse riding. Glenelg itself has a flourishing local community and has always been a haven for writers, painters, musicians and craftspeople. There is a convivial inn which is a focal point and an essential stop during your holiday.

  • Sleeps - 6
  • Bedrooms - 3 (1 double, 2 twins)
  • Bathrooms - 1 (jacuzzi bath)
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/dryer
  • Microwave
  • TV/video/DVD/stereo
  • Open fire
  • Central heating
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Garden furniture
  • Pets welcome
  • Kyle of Lochalsh, 24 miles
  • Glenelg, 2 miles
  • Airport - Inverness, 70 miles
  • Train stations - Kyle of Lochalsh (24 miles), Inverness and Fort William (70 miles)
  • Glenelg Inn - 2 miles
  • Jacobite restaurant and Kintail Hotel - 7 miles
  • Spectacular scenery, Walking and climbing
  • Swimming pool, leisure centre and boat trips - 24 miles
  • Boat trip to Knoydart peninsula - 10 miles
  • Horse riding - 7 miles
  • Car ferry to Isle of Skye and sandy beach - 2 miles

Creagmhor has its own garden with a colourful show of shrubs. It has a large living room with dining area and an open fire. The kitchen has all the facilities you will need for your holiday here.

All on one level, there are 3 bedrooms, 1 double and 2 twin rooms. The bathroom has a jacuzzi bath and shower. There is central heating throughout the house so it is cosy during the winter months.

The owners of the property live nearby and are available to help you if you have any problems or if you have any special requests.

The property is just off the main road and very easy to find. By car follow the main arterial route the A9 from Edinburgh or the A82 from Glasgow.

Follow signs to Spean Bridge and then to Invergarry. Turn left onto the A87 which is signposted for the Kyle of Lochalsh. Continue on the A87 until you reach Shiel Bridge the turn left for Glenelg.

Creagmhor is situated two miles from Glenelg village on the left hand side of the road.

What's included:
Heating and logs for the fire are included in the rental price. All bed linen is provided. There is a �5 charge per pet per week.

Cost and availability:
This highland accommodation is rented out year round - change over day is Saturday but this is flexible. Checking in time is 4pm and checking out is 10am. Short breaks are available.

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Creagmhor, Glenelg, Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland. IV40 8LA Scotland.

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