3 stars

Melvaig near Gairloch
Wester Ross - Highlands of Scotland
In Designated National Scenic Area
Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars

3 stars

Sea Croft


This traditional style semi-detached cottage with double glazing throughout is located in the quiet crofting village of Melvaig, near Gairloch and is set in a truly spectacular rural environment with the shore only about 200 yards away.

The cottage overlooks the sea of the Inner Sound and Minch and there are excellent views of Skye, Harris and Lewis.
The Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve and The Torridon mountains are just a short distance away and is a great place for walking.

Melvaig has a cafe bar/restaurant only a few minutes away. The area's attractions include whale-watching and marine-life trips, including visits to the puffin colonies on the Shiant islands, salmon, trout and sea-fishing, a golf course and pony trekking. Also, bike hire, a deer museum and Inverewe Gardens, are some of the other attractions to name but a few. View from Sea Croft
View from Sea Croft
Gairloch © Gordon C. Harrison
Golf Course & beach
Gairloch Golf Course © Gordon C. Harrison



Ground floor accommodation throughout
Heating by storage heaters

Lounge area comfortably furnished with 2 easy chairs, dining table and chairs, electric fire, colour TV with Freeview and integral DVD player, VCR and a radio/cassette/CD player.

The living area comprises a lounge/kitchen with patio doors overlooking the sea. The fully fitted kitchen has an electric cooker, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, toaster etc. There is also a good range of crockery and utensils; a coffee maker, food mixer etc.

The porch and hall have storage and hanging space.


The bedroom has twin beds, a fitted wardrobe and traditional furnishings.

The bathroom has an electric over-bath shower, WC, downflow heater, heated towel rail and shaver socket.

January/February £175 per week
March to Easter £190 per week
Easter to Mid October £305 per week
Mid to end October £240 per week
November-Christmas £175 per week
Christmas/New Year £305 per week

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A deposit £75 per week is requested on booking together with a retainer of £45.
The balance is payable 6 weeks prior to the commencement of your holiday. Sheets, pillowcases, bath and hand towels, and tea towels can be provided at an extra charge.
Electricity is metered and the amount will be deducted from your retainer. The meter will be read on arrival and departure.
Bookings are from Friday 4pm to Friday 9.30am
Parking space for 1 car inside grounds. Outside sensor light.
Well-behaved dogs accepted.

The coastline around Melvaig and to Rua Reidh Lighthouse (approx. 4 miles north) is rugged, a haven for nesting birds, seals, whales and otters.

Click here for a map indicating the exact location of the house.
Torridon: 40 miles / Ullapool: 65 miles / Inverness: 80 miles

Gairloch (20 minutes) has hotels, shops, doctors and a dental surgery.

Fishing trips and guided hill walks available locally by prior arrangement.

Melvaig and Gairloch
Gairloch © Gordon C. Harrison

Contact: Tony Gill
118 Coombe Road
Wiltshire SP2 8BD
Telephone: 01722 325462
Email: tonyhomeqs@ymail.com

Also see:
The Croft Cottage

Gairloch © Gordon C. Harrison

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