Windyhill Cottage

View out of Windyhill Cottage Lounge windowThe Windyhill Lodge is an architect-designed property on its own private hillside grounds. Situated above the coastal road, it offers expansive views of Scotland’s northwestern coast, looking out to the Summer Isles and beyond to the Atlantic Ocean. Nestled in the village of Althandu, the cottage is within 4 miles of the village’s shopping and acclaimed dining options.

From the village, it is easy to catch a boat for a day trip out to the islands. Visitors can also enjoy deep-sea, salmon and trout fishing. For more relaxed activities, the local sandy beaches provide an excellent place to relax and soak up the warm summer sun. The nearby town of Ullapool is just 26 miles up the road for more options to explore.

This cottage was designed with travellers with children in mind. It features all the amenities you would need for even the tiniest of guests, including a baby bath, changing table and high chair. A training potty makes it easy for the little ones to use the facilities, and a travel cot provides a secure place for a baby to sleep. A stair gate keeps the wee ones safe. For older children, the cottage houses a bunk room that sleeps up to three, with one on the top bunk and two on the bottom double bed.

As for the grown-ups, there are two additional bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with a king-size bed. The king room also features an en-suite bathroom. Another bathroom includes a whirlpool bathtub for the ultimate in relaxation and comfort. All of the bedrooms are on the ground floor, which has tiled floor throughout. Underfloor heating and plenty of rugs keep your feet warm during the cold winter months.

The first floor boasts an open-plan living and dining area with a fully equipped kitchen, including a fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, electric food storage heaters and multi-fuel stove. We provide the logs for the stove for your convenience. The spacious living room area houses a TV with full access to the Sky channel packages. A Bose sound system lets you play music to round out the entertainment options.

The outdoor portion of the cottage includes an enclosed garden area and a storage shed. Guests also have optional access to the lodge’s hot tub to warm your bones and soothe your tired muscles after long days of sightseeing and adventure.

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