BEDS - We provide hotel quality Egyptian cotton bedding and towels for guests. The house price includes bedding for 4 people (2 double beds). An additional one off £5 is charged for each the 2 single beds (1 single and 1 single camp bed). No more than 6 guests in total are allowed.Guest access
CHILDREN - This property is not suitable for young children. There is no stair gate or guard for the woodburner.....plus stone floor in kitchen and light coloured carpets throughout. Please contact us if you do not believe this is an issue for your group.
FOOD & DRINK - We provide tea and coffee making materials including fresh milk and sugar. We do not provide breakfast however we send you the contact details for all the shops and restaurants in the area as soon as your booking is confirmed. The Talmine Post Office can deliver food into the property given more than 24hrs notice.
WOOD - We provide wood, matches and firelighters and even lay the fire in the woodburner...all you have to do it light it and keep it going!!
FACILITIES - There is a dishwasher and washing machine but no TV (there are lots of books and games however).
WIFI & MOBILES
Unlimited Free Mobile WiFi is available in the property if you wish or you can request for it to be removed if you want a retreat from technology whilst you are staying.
Mobile reception is patchy (depending on your network provider).
There is no TV or radio in the property but there are games, books and a record player.
The property has no steps to ground floor however all bedrooms are upstairs.
The property is pet friendly for a single well behaved dog - we even provide a treat tin for them! There is a securely fenced garden but please let us know if you are bringing a dog so we can do additional cleaning for the next guests. Dog mess bags are also available so please clean up after your dog in the garden area. Please do not let animals on any of the furniture or upstairs. We do not charge an additional cleaning fee for pets however we will charge if additional cleaning is required after your stay...
There is a large fenced garden around the property along with a bench to enjoy the stunning views of the sea, mountains and islands.Additional notes
Vehicles can be parked just outside the gate - so unpacking is easy!
This is a very quiet and peaceful property and does not have wifi or TV. Guest interaction
A single well behaved dog is very welcome - we even provide a treat tin for them!
Dog mess bags are also available so please clean up after your dog in the garden area. Please do not let animals on any of the furniture. We do not charge an additional cleaning fee for pets however we will charge if additional cleaning is required after your stay.
The Scottish weather can make the garden, parking / driveway muddy so no dirty / muddy feet or paws beyond the porch please.
The Talmine Post Office can deliver food into the property given more than 24hrs notice. Details of how to arrange this are provided on a message after your booking is confirmed.
We operate a self check in and out system. You will be emailed / airbnb messaged your unique entry code the day before you are due to check in.Neighborhood overview
We will email directions to the property and instructions on using the key safe along with our contact phone and email details....please feel free to contact us with any questions or requests.
We are happy to arrange to meet guests if they are worried about using the self check in system.
There is a book of local walks in the property along with an OS map.Getting around
Easy access to forest, cliff top and beach walks.
Walking distance to Talmine Post Office / convenience shop and The Craggan hotel (bar / restaurant) and Talmine and Skinnet beaches.
Approx 5 miles to the village of Tongue and its shops / post office / fuel / hotels (bar / restaurants).
Day trips to Orkney, John o' groats as well Durness are possible.
Approx 1.5 miles to the NC500 route.
This is a great location for walking and cycling but is harder (but not impossible!) to access without a car of some kind having few scheduled buses.