Otterburn 2

Otterburn 2

Melvaig is 10 miles along the coast from Gairloch and around a 20 minute drive along a scenic single track road. Passing through Big Sands, North Erradale, Peterburn and Aultgrishan. Melvaig is a small crofting township offering a great location for unwinding or as a base for walking and exploring the wider Wester Ross area.

A little further along the coast there are a multitude of places well worth a visit. Badachro, Poolewe, Torridon and Mellon Udrigle are some of the favourite visitor spots within easy reach.

Otterburn 1 and Otterburn 2 are ideal for those wishing to go whale, dolphin, otter and seal spotting.

Accommodation & Facilities

Ground Floor:

Fantastic views over Melvaig and the Minch with the Isles of Rona, Raasay and Skye in the background. Ample seating to relax and unwind and watch the natural world go by.

Open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: 2 x 2 seat settees, coffee table, TV with Freeview channels, dining table for 4, kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery, utensils, pots, pans and kitchenware.

Shower room: electric shower, wash hand basin, w.c.

Utility room: washing machine, clothes horse for drying wet clothing, iron & board.

First floor:

Bedroom1: Double bed, beside cabinets, bedside lamps, chest of drawers, mirror. Great views over Melvaig and the inner Minch.

Bedroom2: 2 single beds, bedside cabinet, bedside light, clothes storage, mirror.

Outside: Picnic bench, parking for 1 car, bike storage in shed, access to small beach 200 yards away. The natural garden is fully enclosed thus secure for dogs and children.

Other info: Wi-fi is included at no extra cost however this is not suitable for streaming.

The cottage has new eco electric-heating throughout and an eco water heating system.

Option to rent both Otterburn 1 and Otterburn 2 together with internal adjoining door – will sleep 8 when booked together.

Note – care should be taken when walking to the beach as there are steep drop offs along the shore line. Children should be supervised at all times if leaving the garden area.

What’s included:

All bed linen, towels and tea towel (one bath towel per person)
Electricity & Wi-Fi: internet access is included at no extra cost.
A complementary starter pack of supplies: includes toilet rolls, complementary sachets of coffee, sugar, teabags.
Great views.
Relaxation, peace and quiet.
Ample opportunity for walking and wildlife spotting.

Anything else you need to know:

Melvaig is a quiet hamlet just outside Gairloch. There are shops in Gairloch were guests can buy groceries and supplies. Opening hours are limited, it would advisable to buy supplies in Inverness or Dingwall prior to arrival.
It is advisable to book a table in local restaurants.

Booking terms & cancellation policy: a 25% deposit is charged on the day of booking with the final balance, including a refundable security deposit of £50, due no later than 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Once the booking is confirmed the full rental amount will be due.

Cancellation protection is available and offered during the booking process.

Entry details: arrival time is anytime after 4pm, latest departure time is 10am.

Up to 2 dogs welcome at an additional cost [cost shown on booking form].

The nearest……

Supermarket: McColls grocery in Gairloch – 10 miles away, 20 minutes drive.
Pubs: Hotels with bars in Gairloch.
Restaurants: Varied restaurants and cafes in Gairloch, it is advisable to book a table.
Take Away food: Varied options in Gairloch.

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Tariff & Prices

Prices shown are standard prices. Late availability or other discounts may apply at certain times and are not shown on this table. To check Availability and Prices, with any applied discounts, click on Check Now button and choose your desired dates with number of guests staying. The pop up box will provide a final price quotation.

Dates Price for 7 nights from Short break prices from
02 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 £475.00 From £380.00
01 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017 £450.00 From £360.00
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017 £395.00 From £316.00
20 Oct 2017 - 02 Nov 2017 £295.00 From £236.00
03 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017 £275.00 From £220.00
19 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 £475.00
01 Jan 2018 - 04 Jan 2018 £458.00
05 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018 £275.00
23 Mar 2018 - 26 Apr 2018 £395.00
27 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018 £425.00
01 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018 £475.00
31 Aug 2018 - 27 Sep 2018 £450.00
28 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018 £395.00
19 Oct 2018 - 01 Nov 2018 £295.00
02 Nov 2018 - 17 Dec 2018 £275.00
18 Dec 2018 - 03 Jan 2019 £475.00

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Location & Directions

By Car: from Gairloch turn left at McColls along the Big Sand/Melvaig road. Continue and leave Gairloch, continue past Big Sand caravan park passing through Aultgrishan. Continue until you reach Melvaig. As the road dips and you pass over the small bridge continue up the longer hill. At the end of the hill as the road turns to the left Otterburn is signposted on the left just after the small turning circle. Turn off and follow the road down to the right. Otterburn 1 is just 50 metres down the track. The parking space is for both Otterbrun 1 & Otterburn 2 so please leave space for another car.

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