Pier Head Shieldaig - Torridon - Wester Ross
Northern Highlands, Wester Ross & Easter Ross

About Pier Head

Pier Head - Northern Highlands, Wester Ross & Easter Ross New this Year

Location: Shieldaig - Torridon - Wester Ross - Northern Highlands, Wester Ross & Easter Ross

Sleeps: 6

Price Range: £495 - £895

Christmas: £950

New Year: £950

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Pier Head, Shieldaig, Torridon - Wester Ross

Sleeps 6 - Wifi - Wood Burning Stove - Short Breaks - Sorry No Pets Allowed

Pier Head is situated in a fabulous sea front position in the picturesque village of Shieldaig, with views across Loch Shieldaig and towards Loch Torridon in the distance. Shieldaig has a good range of facilities for the visitor, and the property is ideally suited to those guests looking for a base to explore the west coast and the North Coast 500 route.

This traditional property is newly renovated and available to the self-catering market for the first time. Beautifully presented throughout Pier Head is tastefully furnished with an eclectic mix of modern and traditional furniture. Split over two levels the main living area is open plan with the kitchen and dining area being one. This room also has seating overlooking the rear garden and a fabulous bay window with seating and views to the loch.

The well thought out kitchen with its island unit, has everything any aspiring cook will need, an electric oven and hob, a microwave, a huge American style fridge/freezer, a striking Esse Range cooker that can be used to cook on.  There is a great selection of crockery and utensils, and for storage there is a spacious larder under the stairs. To the rear, the dining area with its large table and church pew seating has views to the rear garden.   

Ideal for a large family or for a group of friends, the property also has a separate snug sitting room with a wood burner, TV, DVD, and video. This room with its striking feature wallpaper has a large corner sofa and a bay window with views to the loch, an ideal place to sit and relax and reflect on the day’s adventures. Completing the facilities on the lower level is a beautiful wet room with a walk in shower and a utility/boot room with a washing machine.

Upstairs the property has three bedrooms, a master with a king size bed, and two twin rooms, the master and one of the twins have views to the loch and the other twin looks to the rear and Beinn Shieldaig.  This level also has a modern bathroom complete with a bath and shower with feature wall, and a separate ‘snug’ area with comfortable seating, a telescope for a bit of ‘star gazing’ and views to the loch.  There is an electric piano in the front twin room.

The village itself has a good range of facilities including a well stocked supermarket, the Coastal Kitchen bar and restaurant, Nanny’s Coffee Shop, and for those looking for a bit of an adventure boat trips are available with Torridon Sea Tours, or why not take a kayaking trip around the island with Shieldaig Outdoor Adventures.  This company also arranges other activities such as hill walking and archery.

With its location Pier Head makes an excellent base for a west coast holiday, and day trips can easily be made around the coast to Applecross, to Gairloch with its marvellous beaches or even over to the Isle of Skye, often referred to as the ‘misty isle’, it is famous for its scenery and landscapes which will take your breath away.

Guests with Children

Due to various factors relating to safety at this property, children under five years of age are not allowed, babies welcome, however no cot or high chair is available. At the time of booking we would be grateful if you could please insert the ages of your children in the comments box on the booking form.

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Facilities

Downstairs

  • Spacious open plan living area incorporating a sitting area, dining room and kitchen, bay window with seating with views to the loch, direct access to the exterior patio area and the enclosed garden.
  • Separate sitting room with large corner sofa, armchairs, wood burner, Freesat TV, DVD player, video, bluetooth speakers, bay window with views to the loch.
  • Kitchen, electric oven, grill and hob, microwave, american fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Esse range cooker and all the usual cooking equipment. 
  • Dining area with seating for six.
  • Wet room with walking in shower, wc, whb, heated towel rail.
  • Utility/boot room with washing machine.

Upstairs

  • Master bedroom with king size bed, views to the loch.
  • Twin bedroom with views to the loch.
  • Snug area with comfortable seating, telescope, views to the loch.
  • Bathroom, shower cubicle, bath, whb, wc, heated towel rail.
  • Twin bedroom overlooking the rear garden.

Included in the rent

  • Bed linen and towels.
  • Electricity and heating costs, under floor heating downstairs, radiators upstairs.
  • Fuel for the wood burner and Esse range cooker.

Other Facilities

  • Wifi internet access.
  • Indoor and outdoor drying area.
  • Ironing facilities.
  • Hair dryer.
  • Selection of books.
  • Telescope.
  • Electric piano.
  • Enclosed rear garden, terrace with garden furniture.
  • Off road parking opposite the house.

Good Housekeeping Deposit

A Good Housekeeping Deposit of £100.00 is required at the property.

Guests with Children

Due to various factors relating to safety at this property, children under five years of age are not allowed, babies welcome, however no cot or high chair is available. At the time of booking we would be grateful if you could please insert the ages of your children in the comments box on the booking form.

Best Features

  • Lochside property with views to Shieldaig Island and the sunset.

  • Village amenities within a short walk.

  • An excellent base for exploring the west coast and on the North Coast 500 route. 

 

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