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Glencorse House

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Overview
Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Lochinver, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Glencorse is a traditional Highland farmhouse located in Drumbeg on the scenic coastal 'Route 500' Drumbeg Loop. ALL ROOMS HAVE DIRECT LOCH (lake) VIEWS. It is 10 minutes walk from the sea (shingle beach) and 15 minutes drive from spectacular sandy bays. The house is spacious and offers soothing and luxurious comfort while being family friendly. It has been fully refurbished to a very high standard (4*), including all wood floors, large farmhouse kitchen with aga and 2 sitting rooms, 1 with log fire. We welcome children and dogs. It is located in an area of outstanding scenery. The house sleeps 8-9 people in 4 double bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and a separate w/c.

The kitchen/living area is warm and comfortable with travertine limestone flagstones, oak dining suite seating 10, Aga, Aga Companion (gas hob and two additional electri...
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About the Owner
Clare H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We provide a comprehensive Welcome Pack with all details about the house and all appliances as well as local walks/ things to do & and contact telephone numbers. Where you have special requests or needs we will do our best to help you before or during your holiday. - Keys are provided in a key safe which allows total flexibility for late arrivals. We also have a local housekeeper & we are readily available by telephone should you have anything that needs attention during your stay. We will always do our best to respond to your queries same day. - This is a remote area, so where any breakages occur we do ask guests to let us know promptly, so we can replace in time for subsequent guests as courier deliveries can take 3-5 days to arrange.
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Our eight night stay at Glencorse House was perfect. The house itself was filled with everything we needed. The beds are incredibly comfortable. Everything from the wonderful towels to every utensil anyone could need was top notch. The setting in Drumbeg next to the store...More

3  Thank donvesta
Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Thanks so much for this very kind review. We do try hard to create a place where people can really retreat to, relax and be restored. So lovely when we have guests who fully appreciate this magical corner of the world, the friendly community of...More

Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Rubbish recycling is compulsory. Please carefully follow sorting instructions or rubbish will not be collected. Your safety deposit may be affected if we have to arrange rubbish...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    3 Queens
    4 Twins
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$273 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Assynt is one of the Highlands and Islands area’s most unspoiled and spectacular regions and the village of Drumbeg is a (tourist board) designated scenic viewpoint, nestling between the mountains, a large freshwater loch (Loch Drumbeg) and the Atlantic Ocean, affording magnificent views across Eddrachillis Bay. Drumbeg is 2.5 hours drive from INVERNESS and 1 hour drive from ULLAPOOL. It is situated roughly halfway along the Lochinver – Kylesku B869 coastal road, listed in Peter Irvine's Scotland The Best as one of the 20 most scenic routes in Scotland. This road is single track with passing places (not for the novice driver!). The village has an award-winning local shop, Drumbeg Stores, a characterful pub (at the local hotel) and a tea garden/craft shop. There is excellent hiking... more
Getting around
It is possible to reach Glencorse by public transport and there is a well stocked local village shop right next door as well as a hotel with bar and restaurant (2 mins walk) - BUT there is only 1 local bus a day from Inverness and to reach sandy beaches locally (6 miles), requires a car.
- We therefore strongly recommend a car (or car hire) to fully enjoy all the sights and outings available in the area.
The nearest large supermarket is at Ullapool (50-55mins drive) and a selection of smaller shops are also available at Lochinver (35 mins drive).
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 190.0 km
Railway: Lairg (100km) or Inverness: 178.0 km
Ferry: Ullapool: 80.0 km
By public transport - you can take the bus to Ullapool. There is a taxi service or a further local bus. However a car allows you to fully explore the stunning local scenery. Car hire is available in either Inverness (2.5 hours) or Aberdeen (4.5 hours). Please see our listing map or website for directions. These are also provided in our Welcome Pack
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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