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The House

The house, in its own grounds & surrounded by croft land and sheep, is just a few minutes walk from the sea; laid out on one floor - we have tried to make it as 'accessible' as plans allow.

The lounge has a cathedral ceiling giving a feeling of space with lots of natural light from the three windows in the ceiling and two sets of patio doors - one door leads onto the veranda which overlooks the beach and another door leading into the conservatory/dining room, also overlooking the bay and the hills (& huge waterfall) to the west. There is oil fired central heating and also a multi-fuel stove in the lounge.

Lounge overlooking the beach

The multi fuel stove & lounge patio door .

Conservatory looking out onto the beach

 

Dining / conservatory

I walked sleepily into the conservatory as day was breaking in early March to find the most magnificent stag grazing right outside the largest window, not ten feet away - I stared at him for about a minute, he must have sensed me and looked up - we stared at each other for about 30 seconds; time stood still then he turned slightly and was off. That moment of connection made it so special. One of the bonuses of coming early or late in the season as stags don't leave the higher places so often in the summer.

 

The conservatory at sunrise; has a door leading out onto a small veranda at the front of the house.

 


Video of inside (click twice - not double click)

The kitchen is open plan with the lounge - (who wants to be stuck in the kitchen on their own) & has usual mod-cons - electric hob and double oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer.
There is a utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble drier.

 

The main double bedded room is en-suite
with its own shower, toilet and wash-hand basin. Fitted wardrobes. 

 

One twin and one double bedded rooms with fitted wardrobes.

Duvets are used throughout the house.

 

Family bathroom with bath, toilet and wash-hand basin.

Vestibule where you can deposit your coats and shoes.

Ocean Surf from the beach

Photo thanks to Christian Glatter

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Ocean Surf from the top of the road early one morning in Spring.

Ocean Surf from the top of the road at mid-day in June!

Heating is by oil but fuel enough for the first couple of days will be left for those wanting to use the multi-fuel stove in the lounge.

 

 


Clashnessie Beach from front garden

 

 

There is a ramp up to the front door. Suitable for children and elderly.

The lounge has TV, Freesat, Video, DVD player and music centre. Large collection of books and plenty games for the rare occasion when rain stops play! We do not provide internet access but you can access it at the Leisure Centre in Lochinver.

Linen & bath and hand towels are provided. Includes electricity & oil fired central heating. No-smoking. Sorry no pets

 

 


Us from top of drive

 

Us from over the bay Distant hills from veranda Us from Clashnessie Beach
 

 

 

 

Conservatory looking north east

 

 

Sunrise over Clashnessie Bay from Ocean Surf

One of the wonderful things about being this far north in the high summer is it is light late at night - e.g. at 11pm it is adequately light to go out for a walk, the day lasts forever - quite magical.

Clashnessie

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