Sutherland Self Catering cottage, The Auld Kirk, Melvich, sleeps 7

Areas: Sutherland

The Auld Kirk
Highlands and Islands

The Auld Kirk, Melvich, Highlands and Islands
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Sleeps a maximum of: 7

Pricing From: £325.00 - 660.00

This superb, detached cottage near Melvich sleeps five people in three bedrooms.

The Auld Kirk is a wonderful, detached cottage set four miles from Melvich in the Scottish Highlands. Originally a church, this superb holiday property has two bedrooms, each with an en-suite, including a ground floor king-size double and a first floor family room. There's also a family bathroom, a mezzanine sitting area on the first floor and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is a patio garden with furniture along with ample off road parking. The Auld Kirk is a superb, unique holiday home in a remote and beautiful part of Scotland.


Isolation at top of Scotland
The Auld Kirk is located about 30 minutes from Thurso in far north Scotland. It is in rather an isolated spot (no wifi and only intermittent phone coverage at best) and although the view across the valley is quite nice, the closeness to an electricity sub station is a concern. The cottage itself has been nicely renovated and offers two decent sized bedrooms, both with lovely ensuites as well as a great family bathroom with a huge bath. The kitchen is well stocked (although the cutlery was a bit hard to find). The lounge is comfortable with a large TV, and there was a lovely welcome gift of a bottle of wine.

The house is stunning inside, light, clean, spacious, luxurious. Outlook is also stunning towards the Highlands. We were so impressed with the position of the house and the interiors that would love to go back to it one day. The house is equipped so well, a pleasure to cook in the kitchen every night. It has 3 bathrooms and spacious bedrooms - simply luxurious like a hotel stay. We enjoyed it immensely and highly recommend. The owners are warm and friendly.
Mrs Clarke

It was a very good place to be - the best cottage we've ever had! There were lots of things to visit/explore in an acceptable distance.

The Auld Kirk, what a warm and comfortable place to call home, it had everything we needed. The owner is a great host and quite helpful, we would love to return.
Ms McNamara

The Auld Kirk was brilliant, lovely, quiet, comfortable and warm. There are great views to the front of the property. We would love to go back again.
Mr Purcell

Services / Facilities:

Underfloor heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Patio garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 4 miles.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 2

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
High Chair

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Cnoc Freiceadain Long Cairns - 10.6 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Achanlochy Clearance Village - 11.8 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Red Priest's Stone - 11.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Coille na Borgie Chambered Cairns - 11.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Skail Chambered Cairn - 12 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Achcoillenaborgie Broch - 12 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Strathnaver Museum - 13.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

St Mary's Chapel, Crosskirk - 13.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Caithness Horizons - 16.9 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Castle Lodge - 17.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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