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The Brigs, Clashnessie

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Holiday Rental House
The Brigs is a spacious very well equipped property in a stunning location. just a 10 minute stroll from the beautiful Clashnessie bay and the dramatic waterfall. Mid way round the single track part of the NC500 route, it's a great base for walking, fishing, wildlife watching, painting, photography or soaking up the history and culture of the Highlands. - One ground floor bedroom and separate bathroom - Two upstairs bedrooms and shared bathroom - Books, games and jigsaws for rainy days. - Telephone calls, WiFi , electricity and basic household supplies included in rent. The Brigs is a NO smoking property and unfortunately we cannot accept pets Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2019 Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: HI-00350-F
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
3 Queens3 Singles
Bathrooms
2 Full baths

Meet the host
Robert and Maggie M
Hosting since October 2012
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsKeys to the property are in a secure keysafe, so you can arrive and depart when you choose. Detailed information on access and handy hints on what we provide will be sent once your full payment has been made There are folders in the house which contain information on safety and operating instructions for appliances, heating etc. and a few suggestions of places to visit and eating out.

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Reviews (8)
963sam
963sam
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Brigs
Wonderful house Fabulous views sea and country Peaceful location at top of a track Wildlife spectacular
Visited August 2019
Written September 5, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
Thank you Jill. We are very pleased you liked it, and thank you for the review.
Written September 5, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

HeartsinScotland
HeartsinScotland
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This one ticks all of the boxes
We return to the Brigs year after year (and sometimes twice a year). There are many wonderful holiday lets in the area, most with something unique and all enjoy the unsurpassed Assynt scenery. However, there is a good reason we keep returning to the Brigs and its because it really does tick all of the boxes:- Peace and tranquility. 360 degree stunning vistas. The interesting and constantly changing beach is just a short stroll. A magnificent waterfall is virtually part of the back garden. True wilderness starts within a few short yards. The vista from the close surrounding hills is breathtaking, stretching from the North Coast (Foinavon) to Ullapool (Coigach) and beyond. A supremely comfortable house that is also very well equipped. The house is roomy and flexible for different sized parties, so even when full of kids you will always have a spot to maintain the tranquility. Though remote, its well connected with both WiFi broadband and inclusive phone calls. Last but not least the owners and their local representative are a delight to deal with; always available, attentive and fast to respond. When its just the two of us, we used to choose a smaller cottage in the area , but that rule has long since been abandoned. If the Brigs ever opens in mid-winter we will never need to stay anywhere else. Its now even better in 2019 with the much improved new access road. I almost forgot to mention the Highland coos. They are regularly in the adjoining field or the field adjacent to the beach. Its great fun for both adults and children as they love being hand-fed bunched grass. Open the curtains (very slowly) in the morning and there is a good chance to see magnificent red deer grazing within a few yards.
Visited April 2019
Written April 25, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
Thank you Bernard. Most helpfull. If they are all like that you will need to get your dates in quickly for next year! Best Wishes, Robert & Maggie
Written April 27, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Wanderer597855
Wanderer597855
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Cosy well-equipped cottage in stunning location
We enjoyed every minute of our staying .Cottage has wonderful view from every window of dining room ,lounge and main bedroom . Clashnessie bay and magnificent waterfall are at a stone throw distance. Silence and tranquility. Definitely we are going to come back next summer. Many thanks to Robert and Margaret for great time we spent.
Visited October 2018
Written October 22, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
Thank you very much Konstantin. There are just a few weeeks left for next summer, so do get in soon if you would like to visit.Best Wishes, Robert & Maggie
Written November 4, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

zarisseeuw
zarisseeuw
Lochinver, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Views of Handa
Clean and comfortable; very good! Lovely views all around but especially the one from the garden in front the house all the way to Handa Island. The "Brigs" is ideally situated as a base from which to discover all the hidden beauties of the spectacular coast of Sutherland. We will definitely be returning in the near future.
Visited July 2018
Written August 8, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday. Thank you for your kind remarks
Written August 9, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Inspiration763983
Inspiration763983
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Just Amazing
Robert your cottage is so homely and spacious and warm with absolutely everything we needed. With 360 degree views it couldn't be better placed, with views of the beach and surrounding fells. Marvelous!! We will definately visit again.
Visited March 2018
Written April 1, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
We are pleased you enjoyed your break. Thank you for your kind words.
Written August 9, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

822kjj
822kjj
Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Just perfect
This house / location is the perfect place to escape from the noise and busy of the world. . It's beautifully kept and laid out and very homely and well equipped indeed. It has stunning views of both the beach and waterfall. We hope to be back next year. If you stay do visit Albert Roux's restaurant nearby. We also took a trip up to Durness which is stunning. Lots of lovely places to eat , cycle , walk, run etc. Also perfect for children.
Visited April 2016
Written May 8, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
Thank you Kate. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
Written May 10, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

MLVJ
MLVJ
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect base for the idyllic Clashnessie beach
Despite hurricane Bertha doing her best to way away the A835 (just missed us!), we were body boarding on Clashnessie beach mere hours after the winds and rain had ceased, in the warm sunshine. The Brigs is just half a mile from the beach, up a country track. It is well appointed, with dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer - and despite the body boarding on the Monday, there was sufficient wet weather to ensure that there were clothes to be washed every day, so those are essential. Having a dishwasher as well just made the holiday as chore free as it could be. The wifi, although fairly slow, was good to have, to keep track of weather and local attractions. The master bedroom looks out onto a great waterfall, and up towards the hills, where there is a cairn; we have stayed at the Brigs twice now, and we hid a little cache of quartz in 2012, and were delighted to find it in 2014. There is a television, whose SCART connection needed a bit of wiggling to get working, and after we got it working we never turned it on in any case, playing cards and the like in the evenings. We ended up with the DAB radio permanently on, to Radio 6 Music, for the most part.
Visited August 2014
Written August 26, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
Thank you for your comments. The TV has been replaced so no longer has a Scart problem.
Written May 10, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

drmaboule
drmaboule
Toulouse, France1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Merveilleux
Site magnifique Gite très agréable et très bien équipé Quiétude et bucolisme sont au rendez-vous Propriétaire avenant
Visited August 2014
Written August 11, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
Merci!
Written May 10, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sheila T
Sheila T
Linlithgow, United Kingdom5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful house in a stunning location
Enjoyed a 2 week vacation at this wonderful spot. The house is positioned above the bay of Clashnessie with amazing views. It was very roomy and comfortable and very well equipped. One of the bedrooms upstairs is a family room with a a double and 2 twin beds, all my 3 children slept in the same room and loved it There is a nice big fenced in garden for children. The beach is only 5 minutes walk away and it is gorgeous. white sands, rock pools and empty most of the time. This whole area is one of the most beautiful I have seen and we found plenty to do from beach trips(plenty around), Handa Island bird reserve and wildlife cruises, Sandwood Bay, Old man of Stoer, Lochinver, Ullapool and surrounding mountains. If you want to get away from it all this is the place.
Visited July 2013
Written August 13, 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Robert M
Robert M
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your warm comments.
Written May 10, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Outdoor amenities
  • Garage
  • Private yard
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
  • Cycling areas
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Parking
  • Parking available
Nearby
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
  • Ocean views
  • Waterfront views
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Services
  • Housekeeping included
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster

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About the neighbourhood
Assynt Highland Games in Lochinver on the second Friday in August. Assynt cultural festival in early October. Dining out, from pub meals to Michellin restauants available locally.Visit Highland Stoneware pottery in Lochinver.Sea fishing and boat trips.Fly fishing instruction.Guided tours by local Ranger service Lagg Trout Fishery 4 km
Access
Car advised
How to get there
By road, 2.25 hours north west from Inverness towards Lochinver. The last 8 miles is along the single track coastal road, part of the NC500 route. The Brigs is located at the end of a private croft access track approximately 1/4 mile (400m) long.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 p.m. Check out by 10 a.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
Late booking discounts may be available.

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Brigs, Clashnessie

The Brigs, Clashnessie is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

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