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Jam Factory

Applecross, The Highlands
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
3 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Cosy studio space perfect for a romantic getaway for two
  • Highland cattle roam nearby
  • Set within the stunning 26,000-acre Applecross Estate
  • Benched outdoor spot for enjoying spectacular views
  • Surrounded by hills and trees for an idyllic, remote feel
  • Wood burner for keeping toasty on cooler days
Property code: CA186

A charming, secluded stone cottage offering accommodation for a romantic break with your loved one. Discover varied wildlife and explore the Scottish countryside by foot or by bike before settling down for a restful night's sleep.

Situated in a peacefully remote and private setting nestles this converted studio-style cottage, that was once the local jam factory. If you are looking for tranquillity and solitude this property is approached by its own driveway and is surrounded by nothing other than nature and wildlife. Here you can step outside your front door and instantly be in the wild and natural environment of the west coast of Scotland.

This cosy and versatile studio style cottage has been thoughtfully designed to provide light, comfortable and welcoming accommodation. Equipped with a wood burner, you will be able to cuddle up in front of the fire after a long day of exploring what the west coast of Scotland has to offer. There is no TV within the cottage as its tranquil style of furnishings aims to compliment its surroundings by offering peace and quiet to enjoy the beautiful setting.

The accommodation is situated all on one level and incorporates a studio open-plan living area design. The lounge area is cosy with a wood burner and the kitchen/dining area is equipped with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge and washer/ dryer. The bedroom area has a king-size bed.

The cottage’s location makes it the perfect romantic getaway for couples looking for a break from the busy hustle and bustle of everyday life. It has an enclosed garden, however, with no neighbours other than the wildlife overlooking you - you are completely free to roam the wilderness straight from your front door.

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.

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric hob and cooker, fridge, microwave, washing machine and dryer
  • Wood burner - logs provided
  • Please note there is no TV in this property
  • Enclosed garden
  • Off road parking
  • 1 dog welcome
  • There is no mobile signal at this property however there is a payphone
  • 1 mile to nearest shop and pub

Located on the Applecross Peninsula in Wester Ross, the landscape here is dramatic and unspoilt, almost another world. Its striking beauty and remoteness makes you feel like you are experiencing the true Scottish Highlands and some of its breathtaking, untouched wilderness. The picturesque little village of Applecross (1.5 miles) is west facing and offers beautiful views overlooking the bay to the Isle of Skye. Whether it is by foot, bike or boat this is a fantastic spot to explore. There is so much to see and do on this Highland Peninsula from sea kayaking, sailing tours and seal watching, to coast path walking, mountain climbing and much more.

The Bealach na Ba (Pass of the Cattle) is only one of two ways into the village of Applecross and is one of the highest roads in Britain reaching 2,053 ft. Spend time walking and exploring as the mountain views all along Bealach na Ba are spectacular, but be sure to take extra care on those Alpine hairpin bends! It is a single track road and one of the most famous parts of the North Coast 500 route, offering magnificent views across the bay to Raasay and The Isle of Skye.

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 6 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
4.5
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Miss Simpson August 2019

The property is really secluded, well finished and well equipped - exactly as advertised. For that part of the world it's just lacking a view. Thanks for having us.

Reviewed by Prof Waller July 2019

An amazing place to stay if you like peace and quiet, fresh air, mountains, forest and sea. The recently refurbished kitchen, furniture and decor is an improvement but the Jam Factory will always be a special place for us.

Reviewed by Mr Mcdowell June 2019

We had a great week at The Jam Factory, 28/6/19 to 6/7/19. Could have had better weather, but the accommodation was just right. The cottage is very well equipped with everything that we needed, except perhaps for a lighter weight duvet. The design seemed to have been properly planned, and the cottage had a cared for feel to it. We found it odd thatRead more all the clocks were wrong when we arrived, but we managed to put them all right, so the underfloor heating came on at appropriate times. Perhaps the main switch had been put off at some point? Hide

Reviewed by Miss Hawke February 2019

Facilities were top notch. Plenty walks around and about the estate. The cottage was so warm and cosy with a wood burning stove. Its also dog friendly. There is under floor heating in the hall and bathroom, So once you have been a lovely walk, your slippers are nice and cosy when you get back. Brilliant food and service at Applecross inn which we wRead moreould recommend you have a bite to eat here. Such a peaceful holiday and plenty wild life to see on your walks too. Highly recommended this if you want a peaceful retreat. We have been twice and will definitely be back without a doubt. Hide

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Location

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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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