Birchwood House, Charlestown, Gairloch

Birchwood House is a superbly situated house standing in a large woodland garden and enjoys a hillside location overlooking Gairloch harbour with views over to the Isle of Skye

The village of Gairloch is located on the west coast of Scotland level with the northern end of the Isle of Skye. The area is renowned for its wonderful coastline and stunning mountains, as is the whole of North West Scotland. The village itself has a good range of facilities ideal for the visitors who have always found this a popular destination. There are plenty of shops, a variety of eating establishments and no end of diverse activities and places to visit. All you have to do is explore!

The house, which sleeps 8, was the original estate house for Flowerdale Estate and is set in the woodland around the Estate. It is less than ten minutes walk from Gairloch beach and the golf course and only five minutes from the harbour and local shops (some open 7 days a week). You can book fishing, sailing and wildlife trips from the harbour.

A short walk will take you to Flowerdale Glen, which provides wonderful scenery and the start of many lovely walks. On your return you can relax in the Old Inn, which has a fine selection of real ales and whiskys and provides a varied menu for all ages.

The owners of Birchwood House live in the cottage adjoining the house and you can be assured of a warm welcome.

Accommodation

Ground floor

Front and side porches.

Spacious kitchen, well equipped with double oven, gas hob, large fridge and freezer, dishwasher and microwave, with adjoining dining area with a large table seating 8 and a wood burning stove.

Snug/TVroom - a comfy lounge with an open fire, where you can enjoy a movie or a good book.

Family bathroom, with bath/shower attachment, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities.

Boot/drying room for all your outdoor gear.

First floor

Spacious living room, with seating for 8, a living flame gas fire, Sky TV, a piano, books and games and french doors leading out onto a sun deck, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful views across the harbour.

Two double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and views over the harbour.

Two bedrooms with twin beds and ensuite shower rooms.

Great woodland gardens with seating and views overlooking the harbour, but if you are bringing dogs please note that it is not fenced in. The garden is on a steep hillside so has been arranged in terraces and sitting areas.


Private off road parking for up to 4 cars.

Important Information

Included in the rent

  • Heating /electric costs and logs for wood burner.
  • Bed linen and towels.

Other Information

  • Limited free wi-fi available - bring your own laptop.
  • Wood burning stove.
  • Cot and high chair available.
  •  Sorry, no smoking allowed in the cottage.
  • Shop, pub and restaurants all within 5 minutes walk. 
  • Pet friendly - Two dogs are allowed but it is requested that they are not allowed on the furniture or in the bedrooms and are not left unattended in the property
  • £100 GOODHOUSEKEEPING DEPOSIT REQUIRED (REFUNDABLE)
  • 5% DISCOUNT FOR RETURN VISITORS
Sleeps 8
Sleeps 8 + cot
Pets Welcome
Pets Welcome
WiFi
WiFi
Open Fire or Stove
Open Fire or Stove
Sea Views
Sea Views

The Stephenson's, Whitley Bay

Great time had by all in this comfortable house. Poor weather put paid to mountain walks but nice relaxing indoors.


Sam and Charlie, Sheffield

Brilliant house - loads of space for the kids to run riot. Happy days on windy beaches. thanks very much.


Kingsbury family, Northants

Wonderful place - an unforgettable holiday.


The Bruce family, Stonehaven

Fantastic house and surroundings, had a great time! Thanks! x


The Miles, Derbyshire

Thank you for a lovely stay! A wonderful place to come back to after a day exploring Gairloch. Enjoyed reading in the conservatory and the warm open fire. Will certainly come again.


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