Tigh Sgoile Loft
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Tigh Sgoile Loft is a one bedroom first-floor apartment, private and secure, with double aspect windows facing south over Loch Linnhe and north over the gardens, with a comfortable king-size bed with memory-foam mattress, an en-suite shower room with a fabulous rainfall shower, and a separate kitchen/dining and lounge room, also double aspect.
The kitchen is well equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher, and basics such as organic sunflower oil, fairtrade sugar, salt and pepper are also provided. In addition, you will find complimentary organic ground coffee, fairtrade instant coffee, fairtrade and organic tea, as well as Scottish shortbread.
In the loft area of the former school teacher's house, the apartment shares our front door for entry, but once upstairs everything is private and secure.
Located on the main route through the western highlands, connecting Glencoe to Mallaig, Skye and the small isles, the cottage is on the A82, 10 miles south of Fort William and between the villages of Onich and North Ballachulish.
Surrounding the apartment are beautiful gardens with an outdoor seating area.
Across the road, a path leads on to a secluded, shingle beach with views eastwards towards Glencoe and westwards towards the Isle of Mull.
There is free Wi-Fi, along with a TV/DVD player and a Bluetooth music system.
Laundry facilities are also available.
Perfect as a base for exploring the Highlands and touring on to Skye and the western isles, The Loft offers the flexibility of short stays for three or more nights, self-catering.
We look forward to welcoming you as our guests.
The Loft is exclusively yours for the duration of your stay and shares our front door for access.
There is ample car parking which is private and secure.
You can reach the shingle beach by crossing the road.
Interaction with guests
We live in the wing of the house known as "Tigh Sgoile". In Gaelic, the name means "School House" and the whole building used to be the village school and was in use as a school from 1876 to 1980. The wing that houses The Loft was the school teachers residence and what is now our home was the original school room.
We are usually around in case you have any queries and would be delighted to give you recommendations about places to visit and local pubs and walks.
Other things to note
We have a small, friendly dog called Monty. He is a little white fluffy Maltese/Shitzu cross and very used to new people coming to visit, but we will of course keep him away from any guests who don't like dogs.