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Ardnamurchan Wildlife Cottage - Pine Martens Galore -Loch Sunart Ardnamurchan

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
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IF YOU LOVE WILDLIFE & NATURE especially Pine Martens you won't be disappointed ---- Glenborrodale is the Best Place to see Pine Marten in Scotland. Come and say Hello to our family of the most cute creatures our beautiful Pine Marten.Otters, Badgers, Fox, Eagles, Deer and the elusive Wildcat all seen locally !. Need some rest and relaxatuion ? Get in touch for a peaceful break. Come and see our Pine Marten & Baby kits they are gorgeous. White Tailed Eagle soared over the cottage yesterday - Amazing sight. Its all here waiting for you !!! 2019 - 2018 - 2017 - 3 years of Certificate of Excellence - check out our reviews 5* *****New 20 mbps Wifi/Broadband unlimited in the cottage good for gaming, browsing and streaming your latest films .Landline phone available to use.... IF YOU LOVE WILDLIFE & NATURE especially Pine Martens you won't be disappointed ---- Glenborrodale is the Best Place to see Pine Marten in Scotland. Come and say Hello to our family of the most cute creatures our beautiful Pine Marten.Otters, Badgers, Fox, Eagles, Deer and the elusive Wildcat all seen locally !. Need some rest and relaxatuion ? Get in touch for a peaceful break. Come and see our Pine Marten & Baby kits they are gorgeous. White Tailed Eagle soared over the cottage yesterday - Amazing sight. Its all here waiting for you !!! 2019 - 2018 - 2017 - 3 years of Certificate of Excellence - check out our reviews 5* *****New 20 mbps Wifi/Broadband unlimited in the cottage good for gaming, browsing and streaming your latest films .Landline phone available to use. 2020 Booking up Fast - Enquire now to avoid disappointment PINE MARTEN KITS & Mum residing in the Old Sawmill- second year of kits born in the attic here, if you love Pine Marten come and say hello. We have a family living here who are not shy !!! Book now and come and say hello .Deer all around , Badger , Foxes , Slow worms , frogs , Bats, beautiful garden woodland birds & Regular sightings of White Tailed Eagles and Golden Eagles January 2017 Scotsman describes the The Old Sawmill as ' One of seven - Most Unique & Idylic cottages in Scotland' ! 5* rating by our guests Kayaking trips by arrangement with local business (Otter adventures), also boat hire can be found locally or why not Bring your own canoe/kayak launch in the bay across the lane.Bring your bikes , great for cycling and taking things slower. Previously the power house to Glenborrodale Castle,The Old Sawmill is a Private Detached Stonebuilt Highland cottage set in private tranquil grounds adjacent to deer park and offers peace and relaxation in beautiful surroundings with a burn/Shallow River running through the stunning gardens where Pine Marten play and Lizards Bask in the warm sunshine ,wonderful views over deer park to hills & walks direct from the cottage. Wi Fi SKY TV , Playstation 3 .The sea and bay of Glenborrodale is adjacent to the cottage.The local wildlife abounds with Deer, Pine Marten, Otters, Dolphins, Eagles, Scottish Wildcat and much more ! There is boat hire and whale watching trips available locally. Great for Walking, kayaking, fishing and cycling too ! Also a bird watchers dream,(RSPB Site within 5 mins walking distance) Garden feeders and birdtables. Regular Evening visits by the Pine Martens for their supper Pine Marten Family now in residence in the Sawmill, Slow Worms basking in the warm sunshine around the garden and deer all around. This detached stone white washed cottage was originally the power house to the amazing Glenborrodale Castle, The new Adelphi Distillery at Glenmore along with the Ardnamurchan Natural History & Visitor Centre is also close by for a well worth visit or afternoon tea ! There are some breath taking beaches with beautiful white sand and turquoise sea within a short drive from the cottage and also a RSPB nature reserve within walking distance. The cottage has been refurbished with new Beds and furniture, soft furnishings and appliances.There is ,Internet/Wifi, Sky tv, Dvd & Playstation .Books, Maps, loads of local info and games for use. Welcoming Log Burner for those cosy evenings in ! 2 x Double rooms 1 x Twin bed room. We have tried to think of everything as we have been visiting this area for over 20 years ! All bed linen , towels and electric included and welcome pack for your arrival.Well equipped with essentials like washing up liquid, cloths, detergents,toilet rolls,kitchen roll, tin foil, cling film , salt & pepper, cooking oil etc etc.Luxury toiletries from Scottish sea soaps and Highland Aromatics. If you have any specific requests or requirements please get in touch.(Please note that no window in one bedroom though glazed doors offer natural light) Some steps to and around the cottage gardens. Unfenced Burn/river running through garden.Secure Enclosed private gardens/grounds with ample parking. Cottage is a Stones throw from the sea you may like to bring your wetsuit if you fancy a swim !! Or fetch your Kayak or canoe.Views over Ardnamurchan Estate Hills, deer park and woodland. Superb position for visiting Ardnamurchan as centrally placed along the peninsula. Suitable for families, groups of friends or couples. There are restaurants and cafes/takeaway within 15-20 mins drive from the cottage and a cafe/coffee shop within 5 mins. Although the cottage has sleeping arrangements for 6 , we feel that 4 would be more suited and have more space for your enjoyment and viewing of the wildlife. Couples most welcome too. More
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Jane G
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2015
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

Wonderful comfortable cottage, having everything you need for a great relaxing holiday. The garden is regularly visited by pine martins, fox and many garden birds. A nature lovers dream. There are loch trips , ferry trips to Tobermory, the famous Jacobite train journey over the...More

Date of stay: October 2019
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Happiness04848813625, VR Owner at Ardnamurchan Wildlife Cottage - Pine Martens Galore -Loch Sunart Ardnamurchan, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review and very happy to hear you are enjoying your stay

Reviewed September 30, 2019

Ardnamurchan is a stunning part of Scotland, it has everything, sea, lochs, hills, trees, and lots of wildlife, plus access to the islands. Ardnamurchan Wildlife Cottage is located in a very pretty spot and we immediately felt at home. The cottage is cosy and well...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Happiness04848813625, VR Owner at Ardnamurchan Wildlife Cottage - Pine Martens Galore -Loch Sunart Ardnamurchan, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your stay

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Reviewed August 11, 2019

A return visit after a previous, perfect stay is always a bit of a gamble, but at The Old Sawmill there's nothing to worry about! The accommodation is so clean, comfortable and ideally located you can't go wrong. As with our last visit, much of...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Inspiration610814, VR Owner at Ardnamurchan Wildlife Cottage - Pine Martens Galore -Loch Sunart Ardnamurchan, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Perfect Kay what else can I add ! So glad you enjoyed your return trip and thank you for your lovely card ❤️xx

Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Ardnamurchan is a fantastic area to visit if you enjoy the outdoors and the Old Sawmill is the perfect place to stay while you explore the area. The cottage is so comfortable, quiet and it’s easy to unwind. We watched numerous types of birds, pine...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Inspiration610814, VR Owner at Ardnamurchan Wildlife Cottage - Pine Martens Galore -Loch Sunart Ardnamurchan, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Glad you got chance to relax and unwind whilst enjoying your stay. Sorry you didn’t see the Otters they are sometimes reluctant to come out though last weeks guests saw them several times, you,ll just have to come again ! Thanks for your review see...More

Reviewed July 31, 2019

Had a lovely week in The Old Sawmill. Comfortable property, with a window on a brilliant wildlife spectacle; pine martens arriving at any time, day or night! It's a great location to explore the Ardnamurchan peninsula. We explored the amazing oak woodland at the RSPB...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Inspiration610814, VR Owner at Ardnamurchan Wildlife Cottage - Pine Martens Galore -Loch Sunart Ardnamurchan, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2019

So glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for taking time to write such a lovely review we really appreciate it. Look forward to seeing you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Glenborrodale is situated halfway along the Ardnamurchan Penninsula in the West Highlands of Scotland. The Cottage is situated within the bay at Glenborrodale on Loch Sunart where there are a few similar traditional properties, where peace and quiet is a way of life. There are many local walks, kayaking and fishing can be enjoyed locally Great for bird watchers and local RSPB reserve within walking distance. Glenborrodale Castle is also within a short walk away. Many beaches with white sand and clear turquoise waters with sea life. Otters, Seals, dolphins & porpoise seen regularly in the Bay. Lots of Deer , Pine Marten Frogs and Lizards, Bats & Bee's, bird watchers dream and other wildlife, home to Golden Eagles and Sea Eagles too !
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