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A luxurious, blissfully remote and award-winning retreat with a wraparound deck, a sunken hot tub and a private pier, secluded on the edge of its own shimmering loch for spellbinding Scottish Highland views.

You simply couldn't imagine a more beautiful location for The Sheiling (an ancient word meaning ‘shelter on high or remote ground') than Loch Lundie.

Blissfully secluded in the Scottish Highlands, achingly close to the bustling village of Plockton yet feeling light years away from civilisation, the circular retreat is perfectly primed for a breathtakingly scenic ‘get away from it all' escape.

Nestled on the edge of the loch and recently crowned 'Britain's Best Holiday Let' by expert judges at The Times , The Sheiling's spacious wrap-around deck provides the perfect setting for epic sunrise and sunset watching alike, while stargazing is taken to a whole new level in the sunken hot tub... just add a glass or two of bubbles!

Inside await gleaming floors, sumptuous furnishings, and high-end fixtures, adding a touch of contemporary luxury to your holiday.

Flanked by enormous windows and glass doors, the large open plan living space is furnished with squishy seating, and a 49" Freesat TV for laid-back evenings in (or in the unlikely event that you tire of those spectacular views outside). Simply switch on the centrepiece electric fire, for extra cosiness on chilly evenings.

Meanwhile, the stylish kitchen area is fully fitted with a range of sleek chef-worthy appliances - you may even find yourselves arguing over who gets to cook!  Enjoy the fruits of your culinary labours al fresco, listening to the gentle sounds of the loch, or indoors at the window-side dining table.

When it's finally time to turn in, you'll find two bedrooms to choose from, each boasting its own indulgent en-suite facilities. One features a downy kingsize bed, and the other zip-and-link twin beds that can be made into a kingsize if preferred.

After a sound night's sleep, cradle your morning coffee out on the deck and watch the golden sun emerging over the loch, as you plan the day ahead.

There's a private pier right by the retreat, where you'll find a small rowing boat that's at your disposal - ideal for fishing, exploring the loch, or even just sitting back and enjoying a good book!

Picturesque Plockton, known as the ‘Jewel of the Highlands', is practically on the doorstep, offering a range of watersports and boat trips, independent shops, galleries, and gardens to while away your time in.

There are plenty of iconic attractions in the surrounding area, too, including the magical Isle of Skye, and the glorious Eilean Donan Castle, which has featured in numerous films (including the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies). You could even head for Inverness, in search of the elusive Loch Ness Monster!
 
Yet you may very well feel that pouring a wee dram, and settling in for yet another magnificent afternoon by your own loch, is an idyllic way to spend this unforgettable break.

Things to note
 
Check in after 4pm, check out by 10am. Pets are regrettably not permitted.

Tried and tested

"Thank you for some wonderful memories. It have been a privilege to have this wonderful loch to ourselves for a whole week. You have created a very special building that we have thoroughly enjoyed. When the Loch is still it is amazing to take in the near silence and peace of the place."

"Well what an amazing place! So gutted to be leaving.  sitting out and just listening to the silence is just heavenly. The rowing boat was thoroughly enjoyed, particularly by my daughter Lois."

"Well, we have had a lovely holiday in this very different & unique building & location! The accommodation is very comfortable, spacious & modern, making it ideal for relaxing in."

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The basics

The basics


Region: Loch Lundie, The Highlands
Cost (from): £960 (3 nights)
Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Minimum stay: 3 nights
Property ref: 1932

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Facilities

Facilities

Circular lochside retreat, sleeps 4 guests.  Single-level accommodation with open plan living space: sofa, electric fire, 49" Freesat TV, dining table and chairs, access to wraparound deck with seating and sunken hot tub.  Fully fitted kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, welcome pack.  Kingsize bedroom with en-suite bath, shower cubicle and WC.  Twin or kingsize bedroom with en-suite shower cubicle and WC.  Linen and towels included.  Private pier with rowing boat.

Local Activities

Rowing, fishing, watersports, boat trips, independent shops, pubs, castles, gardens, market towns, historic sites

At a glance

At a glance

  • A stylish and contemporary retreat for 4 guests, beautifully positioned over Loch Lundie in the Scottish Highlands, close to the bustling village of Plockton.
  • The circular retreat is single-level, with a breath-taking wrap-around deck that showcases that amazing Highland vista to perfection.
  • Luxurious facilities include a fully fitted kitchen, and two bedrooms that each boast private en-suite bathrooms.
  • Relax in the sunken al fresco hot tub, or take the rowing boat out for some afternoon lazing or fishing on the loch.
  • There is a wealth of attractions in the surrounding area, including the magical Isle of Skye, and Eilean Donan Castle, which has featured in numerous films.
Tried and tested

"Thank you for some wonderful memories. It have been a privilege to have this wonderful loch to ourselves for a whole week. You have created a very special building that we have thoroughly enjoyed. When the Loch is still it is amazing to take in the near silence and peace of the place."

"Well what an amazing place! So gutted to be leaving.  sitting out and just listening to the silence is just heavenly. The rowing boat was thoroughly enjoyed, particularly by my daughter Lois."

"Well, we have had a lovely holiday in this very different & unique building & location! The accommodation is very comfortable, spacious & modern, making it ideal for relaxing in."

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