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Thistle Cottage - incredible views!

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Thistle Cottage - incredible views!

Entire cottage
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bathroom
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom
Kate is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

The Cathair Dhubh Estate is tucked into the rugged Sutherland coastline on the NC500 between the villages of Lochinver and Clachtoll.

Nestling in the heart of the spectacular Assynt countryside, it is a haven for wildlife lovers, hikers, fishermen, photographers and outdoor enthusiasts, not to mention those families looking for white, sandy beaches and crystal blue waters.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds


14 Reviews

Cal User Profile
July 2019
The location is stunning, and all the cottages have fabulous views out to sea. There’s loads of space surrounding them, and access to a little cove ideal for launching kayaks and canoes, a tiny beach and coastal walks / running paths to the nearby beaches of Clachtoll and…
Kate User Profile
July 2019
Thistle Cottage is a fabulous cottage, with wonderful views and facilities. The location was excellent and offered a truly peaceful getaway. We had a wonderful week. Thank you!
Rebecca User Profile
June 2019
Stunning location! Beautiful views, well equipped, warm and cosy. A really lovely base from which to explore this spectacular part of the world.
Matilda User Profile
June 2019
This cottage is in a wonderful location with magical views and a fine array of animals outside the front door: highland cows, lambs, red deer and even saw porpoises. A great base to explore Assynt.
Gilly User Profile
May 2019
Amazing location, beautiful views, lovely walks, great paddle boarding location, nice wee cottage - loved it!
John User Profile
October 2018
The property is very well equipped, warm and comfortable. Be prepared to enjoy the solitude, the sheep and perhaps deer close to the property. The autumnal light and changeable weather make the area a palette of delights for the artist or photographer. There are walks from the…
Mhairi User Profile
September 2018
Would highly recommend Thistle college! The place very clean! We can't wait to come back and visit again with Alba my dog. Kate is such a welcoming host and has great attention to detail! Can't wait to come back!

Hosted by Kate

Scotland, United KingdomJoined in June 2018
Kate User Profile
42 Reviews
Kate is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
I will normally be available at the beginning and end of our guests' stay. However, during the week, I will often be in Kent. I am always contactable by phone and we have an absolutely brilliant maintenance team who are on hand to iron out any difficulties in my absence.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighborhood


House rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 10AM