Exterior | Shielside, Acharacle
Exterior | Shielside, Acharacle
  • House
  • Acharacle
  • UK34783



out of 10

  • Sleeps up to 9
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio
Offering delightful accommodation surrounded by spectacular highland scenery, Shielside sits close to the banks of the River Shiel on the outskirts of Acharacle on the fabulous Ardnamurchan Peninsula with panoramic riverside views sweeping up Loch Shiel.
Ground Floor:
Living room: With wood burner, Smart TV and patio doors leading to front garden.
Kitchen/dining room:With breakfast bar, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and patio doors leading to car porch.
Utility room: With tumble dryer and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3: With double bed, single bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 4: With double bed and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Air source underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack.
Large, enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: First pet is free of charge, second pet is £30.
Shielside lies on the outskirts of the ancient crofting village of Acharacle, at the western end of Loch Shiel, on the Ardnamurchan peninsula. It offers four double bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities and bedrooms 2 and 4 are particularly spacious. It also has its own large, enclosed garden for guests to enjoy.
Ardnamurchan is a wild and beautiful place, designated as a National Scenic Area for its outstanding scenery and landscape, a popular holiday destination, rich in wildlife with some fabulous walks and great scenery. Acharacle has a village store and post office, Hotel and bar, local garage, café, medical practice and gift shop. Other villages within a short drive have similar facilities and there are plenty of opportunities for cycling, kayaking and wild swimming. Acharacle is 45 miles from Fort William via a single-track, well-surfaced road through the wild depths of Moidart.
Fort William, known as the “Outdoor Capital of the UK” has a wide variety of attractions which make ideal walking opportunities on the West Highland Way, the Great Glen Way, Ben Nevis and Glen Nevis. There are a variety of shops, hotels, restaurants, distilleries, a bus station and railway station with links to Mallaig, Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as an overnight sleeper to London. At the foot of Ben Nevis, you can enjoy a world-class mountain bike trail in summer, or skiing in winter. The steam train made famous by the ’Harry Potter’ films, can take you on a spectacular journey from Fort William through Glenfinnan and its famous monument to Bonnie Price Charlie and on to Mallaig. You will also find plenty of walking and cycling opportunities.


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Accessible Cottages
All Ensuite
Coastal Within 1 Mile
Cot Available
Customers' Choice
Cycle Store
Enclosed garden or patio
Garden or Patio
Ground Floor Facilities
Highchair Available
Open Fire or Woodburner
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Shower Cubicle
Washing Machine
Welcome Pack
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please