I am not taking any bookings for the remainder of 2017 but if you are looking for something in the area you will find a list of self catering properties on www.coigach.com (Achiltibuie Tourist Association) or try my friends who have a lovely house in Polbain www.summerislescroft.com.
East Acheninver is a traditional croft house overlooking The Summer Isles and Loch Broom. At the back of the house you have the mountains of Conival and Ben Mor Coigach and at the front a path that leads through the woodland garden and croft to a sandy beach and Acheninver Burn. It’s an ideal spot if you like the great outdoors and there is a wide variety of bird life who share the terrain with seals, otters, porpoise, dolphins and even the occasional whale!
Inside, the house is comfortable and cosy and is decorated with an eclectic mixture of artworks, traditional furniture and vintage collectibles – some inherited so they have always been there!
There are two bedrooms, a kitchen you can eat in, a living room, downstairs bathroom and upstairs WC. There is also a utility room with a washing machine so you can really feel at home!
East Acheninver is on the Coigach Peninsula – the whole settlement is often referred to as Achiltibuie but strictly speaking this applies to the area surrounding the post office. However, whichever you prefer Coigach or Achiltibuie, it’s a spectacular area with mountains galore, a rocky coastline with sandy beaches and outstanding views in every direction.
This area is understandably popular with walkers and climbers and more and more people are taking to the water in kayaks and canoes. If you have your own, you can leave it by the beach in our field. If not, two local enterprises Nor-west Sea Kayaking and Hamlet Mountaineering will be happy to help you. And if you are coming by or bringing your bike, there is plenty of shed space.
The North Coast 500 goes past the Achiltibuie road end but our own little single track from the junction is quite impressive in its own right as it winds its way through the mountains past a series of lochs and burns.
Do get in touch if you want to know more.
Julia Campbell (owner), Acheninver, Achiltibuie
tel 01854 622 379