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Cairn Shiel - Magnificent Torridon views

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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Cairn Shiel is a modern bungalow which stands in a private and prime location within the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, which is renowned for its variety of wildlife, magnificent scenery and mountain trails; an ideal base for a variety of outdoor activities, wildlife and landscape photography, touring the North West Highlands, or simply relaxing in majestic surroundings. The house has commanding views on all sides, including two of Scotland's greatest mountains; Beinn Eighe and Slioch, with Liathach, Beinn Alligin and the Torridon Mountains close by. Pine Martens visit the house regularly (especially if you feed them!) and deer and eagles are often seen. The house is a short distance from Torridon, Loch Maree, and the numerous sandy beaches and bays around Gairloch, Red Point an...Cairn Shiel is a modern bungalow which stands in a private and prime location within the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, which is renowned for its variety of wildlife, magnificent scenery and mountain trails; an ideal base for a variety of outdoor activities, wildlife and landscape photography, touring the North West Highlands, or simply relaxing in majestic surroundings. The house has commanding views on all sides, including two of Scotland's greatest mountains; Beinn Eighe and Slioch, with Liathach, Beinn Alligin and the Torridon Mountains close by. Pine Martens visit the house regularly (especially if you feed them!) and deer and eagles are often seen. The house is a short distance from Torridon, Loch Maree, and the numerous sandy beaches and bays around Gairloch, Red Point and Torridon. The area's attractions include: guided walking, cycling, climbing, and sea kayaking trips; whale-watching trips; river and sea fishing; bird-watching; pony trekking; golf course; swimming pool; boat trips to view Viking graves on Loch Maree; bike hire; Inverewe Garden (National Trust) and Attadale Gardens. Will and Sue Snow took over Cairn Shiel in 2016 and look forward to welcoming both new guests and those who have stayed many times before. Prices include wi-fi and electricity Bed linen and towels can be provided for £15 per person per week if required We offer £50 discount per week for bookings of only 1 or 2 guests More
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Will and Sue S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Cairn Shiel is a warm and cosy bungalow which is well equipped and very clean. The location is absolutely stunning with views of Beinn Eighe mountain from the back garden . A lovely short walk into the village, the whistle stop cafe serve a great...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank yvonne e
Management response:Responded August 28, 2018

We are delighted to hear that the four of you really enjoyed your stay and that you would like to return one day. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Will, Sue & Hazel

Reviewed June 19, 2018

We stayed here for the first time last year and couldn't wait to come back. The owners have invested in new windows & lovely wooden cladding since our last visit & it looks good. The cottage is clean & tidy & has excellent information for...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank WildlifeAnn
Management response:Responded June 20, 2018

What a lovely review, thank you Ann. We are glad that you like the improvements we have made. You are welcome back anytime. Hazel really appreciated how clean and tidy you left the cottage so thank you for that as well. Sue and Will

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

We had a wonderful stay at Cairn Shiel last week, slowly adjusting back to normallity. The cottage had everything we could ever need and more, it was also nice and cosy despite the chilly weather. The scenery was breathtaking and the nightly visits from the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Ali_P77
Management response:Responded March 29, 2018

Dear Alison, thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you, John and Dudley Dog back one day. Kind regards Sue and Will

Reviewed November 25, 2017

Sitting here writing this as we are coming to the end of our stay and really don't want to leave. This cottage has everything you need and is in the most amazing location. You couldn't ask for anything more really. It is comfortable, well equipped...More

Date of stay: November 2017
2  Thank Joolz1975
Management response:Responded November 27, 2017

Thank you so much for your review. It was a great pleasure to meet you both too and spend some time in the hills with you. Look forward to seeing you again in 2018, as do the pine martens. Haste ye back.

Reviewed August 14, 2017

What a lovely week we have had at Cairn Shiel. Lovely cottage, comfortable cosy and very well equipped with beautiful views from the lounge window. We very much enjoyed watching the variety of little birds on the feeders and the antics of the Pine Martens...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank _kathyanderson096
Management response:Responded August 16, 2017

Dear Kathy, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are always delighted when guests have a good time. Don't hesitate to contact us if you want to visit again. Kind regards Sue and Will

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
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