Sheaf Dale sleeping up to 6 guests
Nestled within open countryside, this quaint cottage, on the North Coast 500 route, offers a peaceful setting to enjoy a getaway in the Northern Highlands.
Set in open countryside, above the charming seaside village of Portmahomack, S97697 is a beautifully presented cottage with a private hot tub in the gardens and a rear gated parking area, ideal for trailers with canoes, bicycles or other equipment. This single-storey, terraced, whitewashed stone cottage is tucked away along a quiet lane on the owner’s working arable and sheep farm. It has been painstakingly restored and renovated throughout and provides a good standard of accommodation in a peaceful yet accessible location. The large, airy living room looks out across the fields, and there is a spacious, well-equipped kitchen/dining room, with plenty of room for up to six guests. The master bedroom features a super kingsize bed and a wall-mounted TV, and both the double bedroom and the bunk bedroom are superbly presented with colour-coordinated soft furnishings. Exposed stone walls and large canvases of the local area add to the property’s charm. There is a secluded lawned garden with a sandstone patio area that leads down to the feature hot tub, making this an ideal property for couples, honeymooners and families wishing to have a relaxing, pampering holiday.
The picturesque seaside village of Portmahomack is just 1 mile away, with its sweeping sandy beach and stunning mountain backdrop, it is a superb spot to walk, picnic, swim or kayak. There is a small harbour with a pier, ideal for a spot of crabbing or fishing. The village has a good selection of amenities, including a shop, pub and café, as well as a renowned seafood restaurant. A traditional links golf course, Tarbat Golf Club which is open to visitors, is just a short walk away and there are numerous other renowned golf courses in the area including Royal Dornoch and Tain Golf Course which looks across the Dornoch Firth to Dornoch. The region is renowned for its archaeological sites and at the nearby Tarbat Discovery Centre there is a fascinating display of Pict, Norse and Medieval artefacts. Within a 10-minute drive lies the Royal Burgh of Tain, established as a Royal Burgh in 1066, and the Tain Museum houses the famous original Tain Silver Collection. Predominantly built out of local sandstone, Tain is a charming historic town which offers an excellent selection of small shops, restaurants, cafés and pubs, as well as a wide variety of sporting and recreational facilities. Nearby places of interest include the whisky distillery centre, home of the famous Glenmorangie Distillery where you can take a tour and sample the single malt, the famous Falls of Shin, one of the few places to see salmon leaping close to hand, and the enchanting town of Dornoch, with its magnificent cathedral, sandy beach and championship golf course.
This lovely cottage is ideally located for exploring the whole of the Highland region. When you return at the end of the day, relax in the hot tub whilst you drink in the uninterrupted views across the countryside to the sea beyond. Beach 1 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
S97697 can be booked together with The Paddock (UK5049) to accommodate up to 11 guests.
All on the ground floor.
Living room: With electric fire, 42" Sky TV (family package) and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed and 20" Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With bunk bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.
Enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Hot tub for 6 (private). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (working farm). Private parking for 2 cars and a trailer. No smoking. Please note: There are 2 steps in the garden.
Ground Floor Facilities
Fuel and Power Included
Garden / Patio
Pub within 1 mile
Pets – no charge
Bed Linen & Towels Included
Short Breaks All Year
Newly Listed Property
Coastal within 1 mile
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