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Faoilinn

Applecross, The Highlands
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Family-sized apartment in a fabulous large house
  • Huge grounds to explore
  • Wood burner for cosy evenings in
  • Within easy reach of the beach
  • Perfect for exploring the Highlands, with great countryside walks all around
  • Can be booked with Bramble Lodge for groups up to 12
Property code: CA422

This elegant home on an estate in the Highlands is within easy reach of local shops and pubs, while being surrounded by wild countryside.

This self-catering holiday property is set in the heart of a quiet yet active Scottish estate. It provides guests with the opportunity to watch varied wildlife, walk to the beach or the local village and stroll along the Applecross River, exploring the delights of Wester Ross.

Comfortably accommodating four people, this home offers an all-round Scottish holiday experience in a beautiful area, as well as the chance to feel part of a Highland Estate environment. Part of the wing of Applecross House, this property is fully self-contained with an internal passage connecting the two houses. This allows the properties to be let individually or as one, in conjunction with Bramble Lodge, to accommodate larger parties up to 12.

On the ground floor, there is a charming sitting room with a wood burner and a dining table in the bay window. It's a homely and spacious room where you can enjoy each other's company and maybe play a board game from the selection under the coffee table. The kitchen is narrow, with plenty of worktop space and well-equipped for creating wholesome meals; there is also an oil-fired Rayburn which also heats the water.

Upstairs, there are two bedrooms – a lovely double and a twin room – as well as a family bathroom with both a bath and a shower.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with separate shower, plus 1 WC
  • Rayburn, electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Highchair by arrangement
  • Travel cot by arrangement
  • Night storage heating
  • Wood burner with starter pack of logs included
  • TV and DVD player
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Please note there is no garden at this property, however there is a shared grass area surrounding the building
  • No mobile reception at the property - a payphone is available
  • Shop and pub within 1 mile
  • This property is fully self contained and can be let individually or in conjunction with the neighbouring property  CA048 for larger parties. The two houses are connected by an internal passage
  • Please note the access to the two bedrooms are reached through a separate outside door

This home is set on the Applecross Estate, owned by The Applecross Trust, that comprises some 26,000 hectares of stunningly beautiful mountains, beaches, woodlands, lochs and rivers, from Loch Torridon in the north to Loch Kishorn in the south. Guests have access to many walks from the door and as well as three excellent restaurants and a pub within a couple of miles.

Applecross is a peninsula with a fascinating Gaelic history and a brilliantly preserved heritage in the form of many archaeological and historical sites of interest. There is an abundance of trails and routes to choose from, including a short woodland trail between Sea Bridge and Home Bridge following the southern bank of the stunning River Crossan. Alternatively, the smooth-surfaced Beechwood Trail path passes the Holy Well and provides the best foot access to the bay and glen area from the south, and offers outstanding views westwards beyond an old stone fish trap to Raasay.

For an exciting adventure, pay a visit to the Mountain and Sea Guides based in Applecross, less than a mile from the property. They offer activities for everyone all year round, from sea kayaking, climbing, mountain walking, gorge walking in the summer to mountaineering and safety training in the winter.

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Yvonne 28th December 2019

We have been going to Bramble and Faoilinn on the Applecross Estate for 20 years and have had many wonderful holidays. The accommodation is cosy and comfortable and the estate staff extremely helpful, there are numerous walks on the estate and surrounding area and the Applecross Inn is definitely worth a visit. We are looking forward to next year aRead morelready! Hide

Reviewed by David 19th October 2019

Delightful cottage in glorious surroundings. Mike the local contact very helpful. Nearby Walled Garden cafe welcoming and warm and excellent pub in Applecross high street. Autumnal colours a delight. Heritage Centre also well worth a visit

Reviewed by Miss Holderness August 2019

Comfy and cosey with all you need for a relaxing stay.

Reviewed by Mr Garnrtt June 2019

A very enjoyable stay for a complete relaxing week out of our 4 week tour of northern Scotland and the Outer Hebrides

Reviewed by Dr Campbell April 2019

I rented Faoilinn and Bramble together for both me and my husbands families when we got married in Applecross this year. Even though the normal holiday let runs for a week (weekend to weekend) they were so accommodating and allowed us to rent it from Wedn

Reviewed by Mr Lawson April 2019

I rented Faoilinn and Bramble together for both me and my husbands families when we got married in Applecross this year. Even though the normal holiday let runs for a week (weekend to weekend) they were so accommodating and allowed us to rent it from Wednesday-Monday which allowed us to stay over the whole weekend which was just brilliant. Stair gaRead moretes and high chairs were provided for the children! Worked out really well and I will definitely come back and stay at Faoilinn/Bramble! Applecross is one of the most special places in the world and the community is so helpful/kind and welcoming. Dr Campbell - April 2019 Hide

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From the isolated and peaceful Shetland Islands in the north to the thriving border towns and cities in the south, across wild mountains and serene lochs, and encompassing over 700 islands, Scotland’s rich and dramatic landscape simply must be seen to be appreciated. Scotland is home to the ten highest mountains in the UK – including Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak – and is bordered by three seas, offering epic scenery unlike any other you may have seen.

Whether you choose to explore the Highlands, lowlands or islands, lovers of the great outdoors will be thrilled by the stunning Scottish landscapes where some of the rarest UK wildlife can be glimpsed, including golden eagles, dolphins and whales. Take a road trip on the North Coast 500, Scotland’s version of Route 66, to experience the sheer beauty of the land’s wilderness or, as Scotland is the home of golf, either tee off at one of the 550 courses across parkland, heathland and links courses.

Scotland is also a land of unique culture where the people are renowned for their incredible warmth and hospitality. Experience the peaceful Isle of Lewis where Scots Gaelic is widely spoken, or immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen which are vibrant with thriving arts scenes, delicious restaurants and bustling nightlife. And no trip to Scotland is complete without exploring the castles and distilleries: learn about clan rivalries or bloody battles amongst 13th-century battlements or try a taste of Scotland itself during a tour of one of the 120 whisky distilleries. Pure Scottish culture in a glass.

With so many beautiful places to visit and things to experience, a break to Scotland should not be missed. Our fantastic Scottish holiday cottages will ensure a truly memorable getaway. Whether it’s a dog-friendly countryside cottage for two, or a vast and resplendent castle for the entire clan on a tranquil island, we have a holiday in Scotland to suit everyone.

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