Achateny Cottage – Sleeps 6

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Achateny Cottage

Words don’t do this cottage justice, but the photos speak for themselves – it is very picturesque and has an incredible outlook to the islands of Eigg, Rum and Skye. This was originally the farmhouse for Achateny farm, with a tiny one-room bothy on the end where the shepherd lived.

Now the cottage has one double room, one twin and one room with bunk-beds, two bathrooms, and the kitchen has cooker, microwave, fridge with freezing compartment and washing machine and dishwasher.

In the evening watch the sun set from the sun porch while deer make their way to the coast to graze – you will find their hoofprints on the beach in the morning, alongside the tracks of otters and the prints of seasbirds. The white sand beach is only a short walk away, and is one of the most beautiful on the peninsula.

Further Information

Achateny Cottage is available from Saturday – Saturday.

View where Achateny Cottage is on the estate.

Prices & Bookings
To book or make an enquiry call 01972 510208 between 8am and 10.30pm. Outwith office hours you may be asked to leave a message, in which case we will get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively send an email to
Bed linen, tea towels, and a starter pack of cleaning materials are included in the price, towels can be provided by arrangement and travel cots are available free of charge. An allowance for electricity is included, and if exceeded additional units are charged at cost.

Pets are welcome in all houses other than Glenborrodale Castle gatehouse.

There is a small shop and post office in the village of Kilchoan. The nearest supermarket is Fort William. Tobermory has a number of shops including a lovely bakery and delicatessen. Meals are available in the Kilchoan Hotel during the summer and on Fridays in winter, and the Ardshealach restaurant in Acharacle is certainly worth the drive. For eating in, Sunart Suppers have a delicious range of frozen meals. Lunches are available at the Community Centre café in Kilchoan, and the Ardnamurchan Natural History Centre does lovely soups and cake among other treats. There is also a café at the lighthouse , right at the most westerly point. It is best to check opening times before visiting these establishments as most are seasonal.

DatesPrice Bracket F
Jan 08/09 – Feb 12/13 £253
Feb 12/13 – Apr 02/03 £315
Apr 02/03 – May 21/22 £439
May 21/22 – Jun 18/19 £472
Jun 18/19 – Sep 03/04 £540
Sep 03/04 – Nov 05/06 £439
Nov 05/06 – Dec 17/18 £253
Dec 23  – Dec 30 £472
Dec 30 – Jan 07 2012 £540

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