Spectacularly set close to a secluded shingle beach and private mooring | Rubha Lodge, Shieldaig
Spacious living/dining room with wood-burning stove and sea views | Rubha Lodge, Shieldaig
  • Cottage
  • Shieldaig
  • S17

Rubha Lodge

9.4

out of 10

  • 5

  • 2

  • 2

  • 0

Luxury
Car parking on site
Pub within 1 mile

Boasting fantastic facilities, this detached coastal property with a woodburner is perfect to relax and unwind. Close to shop and pub.

Spectacularly set close to a secluded shingle beach and private mooring, this detached property has an enviable location and is perfect for those looking for peace and quiet. The property is beautifully furnished and commands stunning sea views over Loch Shieldaig and the sea. Seals and otters are a common sight from the house, which is guaranteed to keep the whole family fascinated for hours. Dramatic mountain views can be enjoyed and for keen walkers there are plenty of interesting walks to be found, including climbing in the Torridon Mountain Range. The cottage is reached via a short rough road from the village where a pub, two shops and a restaurant can be found. Boat trips from Shieldaig and Torridon to the Inner Hebrides on a newly built catamaran.
Trips to the beautiful city of Inverness are easily accessible and the village of Plockton, home to the popular television series Hamish Macbeth is just a short drive. The Isle of Skye is well worth the visit and is accessed via a bridge over the Kyle of Lochalsh. Applecross is another village not be missed, it is an idyllic place where visitors can wander along lanes banked with wild iris and orchids, and explore beaches and rock pools on the shore. It is also an adventure travelling to Applecross, where some of the most breathtaking scenery in Scotland can be seen with panoramic views across the Minch to Raasay and Skye. The nearby Countryside Centre is the gateway to a massive mountain nature reserve. Excellent restaurant 15-minutes drive. Shop and pub 1/2 mile.

Step to entrance. Spacious living/dining room with wood-burning stove and sea views. Two steps up to spacious modern fitted kitchen with breakfast bar area and ceramic tiled floor. Utility. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. Shower room and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms; both with 5ft bed and one with additional single bed (for +1), each with TV, coombed ceiling and loch views. Separate toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Three TVs
  • Three DVDs (large library)
  • Stereo/CD (small library)
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden within 6 acres with furniture, small wood, private shingle beach and mooring
  • Golf clubs, croquet and picnic blankets available
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Secure cycle storage
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • NB: Drops in grounds and unfenced shoreline. No children under 8 years old.

Awards

  • Customers' Choice 2022, 2018

Features

Coastal Within 1 Mile

Customers' Choice

Cycle Store

Detached Property

Dishwasher

Garden or Patio

Luxury

Open Fire or Woodburner

Parking - On Site

Pub Within 1 Mile

Shower Cubicle

Washing Machine

Woodburning Stove

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 18 reviews

9.4

out of 10

Value for money

8.4

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort and Equipment

9.4

Location

9.7

Local amenities

8.6

Overall rating

9.4

Brian

  • newcastle upon tyne

  • Family

10

out of 10

The most comfortable cottage we've ever stayed in, Everything is first class, from the cleanliness to in particular, the location. The views are totally amazing, with the ever changeable weather adding to the drama. The small village is wonderful with a great bar and decent food in the restaurant, there also a small coffee shop that's very good. The village store is well stocked most of the time, making eating in very easy. Not forgetting the best smoke house around for all your salmon etc Surrounding area is fantastic for walking a bit of mountain climbing or just viewing from the car. Lots of spectacular wildlife to be seen round every corner. Definitely would recommend Rubah Lodge

4 Oct 2022

Katharine

  • Histon

  • Family

10

out of 10

Rubha Lidge is a wonderfully comfortable house with mesmerising views over the sea and hills.

6 Sep 2022

Tracy

  • Antrim

  • Family

10

out of 10

This cottage is in a breathtaking and relatively secluded location. Perfect if you want to get away from it all. I was initially a bit concerned about how far away it was from everything but manged to fill our days relaxing, walking in the beautiful surroundings and spending time on the many little pebble beaches. Phone signal is poor (which was for me was a blessing-although there is wifi) Some midges in the evening so supply of spray recommended along with a stop along the way for groceries as there is only one little convenience store (albeit well stocked!) Saw Sea Eagles and otters in the bay and lots of dragonflies and sheep. Batteries recharged! Loved it and we were all sad to leave. Could have stayed longer.

22 Aug 2022

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