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Torbreck Croft House

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Lochinver, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Peacefully and privately situated on 110 acres of croft land yet only 1.5 miles from the fishing village of Lochinver and 2 miles from the beautiful white sandy beaches at Achmelvich, Torbreck Croft House is comfortable and well equipped, perfect for families, small groups or couples. . The croft is situated off of the single track B869, part of the NC500 Drumbeg loop.

The house has 3 bedrooms upstairs, 1 double, 1 large twin and 1 small twin. There is also a shower room newly installed upstairs for 2017. Downstairs there is a sitting room with open fire, TV and DVD player, a spacious dining kitchen with wood burning stove, shower room and large porch/sunroom with seating. The dining table can be extended to seat 6. 100% cotton bedding and new mattresses on all beds.

Bed linen, towels, logs, coal, electric heating and wi-fi are include...
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About the Owner, Teresa M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Torbreck Croft House sits peacefully back off the single track B869 road down it's own good track. The B869 is on the Drumbeg loop of the NC500.

There is lots to do! Visit the wonderful unspoilt white sandy beaches nearby. Achmelvich (2 miles), Clachtoll (4.5 miles) & Clashnessie (6.5 miles) are the closest but with some exploring you can find many more secluded gems. Travel a little further to Oldeshoremore and Sandwood Bay, both within an hours drive, or up to Balnakeil at Durness.

Walk along the coast or across the hills and moors, the choice of routes is endless and wherever you go there are stunning views of Assynt and you may not see another person all day. From the cottage, you can walk for miles across the croft and beyond.
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English first
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Oyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Thank you for a marvellous week at Torbreck. What a lovely, cosy well equipped cottage you have. It was perfect!

Management response:

Thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope the baking turned out well! We would love to have you stay again some day. Best wishes, Teresa


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Martin D
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

A couple of weeks later and back to reality and work, I usually forget to write a review of places we have stayed but this was one location that we will not forget and hope to return to next year. We all loved our week there, amazing location, fantastic house and Flora the dog from next door to keep you...

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review, Martin. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for booking again. See you in 2018!


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Steven K
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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Amazing house, just what we needed. Peaceful and beautiful location, the silence was deafening! This is the place to come to get away from it all! Fantastic spot for getting to all the beautiful sites "on your doorstep". We have been coming to this area for 15 years, and this accommodation ticked every one of our boxes. Really sad to...

Management response:

Hi Steve, so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hope you make it back to Torbreck, with Sophie, I know you love the area.


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Showers
    1 Full
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
R 1 423
R 10 043
6 Jan 2018 -
30 Mar 2018
Low Season
7 nights --
R 10 043
31 Mar 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
Mid Season
7 nights --
R 13 391
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High Season
7 nights --
R 16 739
£1 000
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Dogs are also welcome, maximum of two, but please let us know if you intend to bring your dog. We ask that you do not let them on the furniture or upstairs. Strictly no cats due to family allergies.
Price includes heating, electricity, towels, bed linen, logs and coal for the stove and open fire and wi-fi internet access. Enough loo roll and cleaning materials are provided to get you started. Dishtowels and washing up things are also provided.
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About the neighbourhood
There is a folder in the house with lots of information about the house and area that should help you settle in quickly.
Getting around
Climb spectacular mountains with walks or climbs of all grades - Stac Pollaidh, Suilven, Canisp and Quinag to name just a few.

Visit prehistoric bone caves, a Pictish broch, ruins of 15th century Ardvreck Castle and many more historic sites.

Take a boat trip to Handa Island for some bird watching, seabirds gather to breed here including puffins, or to the Summer Isles where Minke whale, porpoise, basking sharks and seals are not uncommon sightings, or from Kylesku to see the highest waterfall in Europe. Golden eagles may be spotted along the way.

Try out sea kayaking. NorWest Sea Kayaking run day, 1/2 day, evening, multi-day and week trips in the area. No experience is necessary.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 140.0 km
Railway: Inverness: 140.0 km
The scenic fishing village of Lochinver is 1.5 miles from Torbreck Croft House.

There are several restaurants, cafes and pubs in Lochinver from the award-winning Michelin star, Albannach Hotel to value for money and local produce at the Bunkhouse cafe down by the pier. There is also wonderful local seafood and produce to be had at Pete's restaurant and world famous pies, seafood and delicious cakes at The Lochinver Larder. For a drink and Scottish tapas, try the Caberfeidh, a pub/restaurant run by the owners of The Albannach.

There are grocery shops, petrol station, newsagent, butcher, bookshop, chandlery, post office, doctors surgery, potteries, outdoors and gift shops and Leisure Centre with gym there too.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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