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Bruaich Rainich
Property: 4521 Highland

Bruaich Rainich - House from the lower garden

Sleeps: 4 + cot
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No

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  • Spectacular scenery from every window.
  • Peace and quiet

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Bruaich Rainich, the name is Gaelic for Bracken Brae, is a traditional crofters family home. Built from local stone during 1923 by the Grandfather of the current owner.

Set in a peaceful hollow beneath the hills in the village of Polbain near Achiltibuie, every window provides stunning views of the Summer Isles, Loch Broom and the Torridon Mountains beyond.

The house is spacious, sunny and comfortable. The original timber panelling and period furniture retain the Highland charm of days gone by, while soft furnishings and a modern kitchen provide creature comforts unheard of when the house was built.

The cottage is now available, throughout the year, as Self Catering accomodation. It is a great favourite of people from all walks of life who seek a retreat from the turmoil of modern living without sacrificing too many of it's comforts.

Accomodation comprises a king size bed in one room and double bed and single bed in second room. Hairdryers provided.

Bathroom with traditional rolltop bath.Heated towel rail.

Comfortable sitting room with HD freeview satellite TV,DVD,Video players. Bookcase and toybox.

Very well equipped kitchen with auto washing machine, Fridge/freezer, bread maker, coffee machine, microwave etc.
Separate Dining room.

Although we don't have a central heating system, there are oil fired electric radiators in every room as well as open fire and electric log stoves even in bedrooms.

This property appears courtesy of ClickHolidayCottages.co.uk

Living Room
Living Room
King size Bedroom
King size Bedroom
View from the hill above Bruaich Rainich
View from the hill above Bruaich Rainich

Accommodation & Facilities

Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Cot Available: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes. 

Any house trained pets

Smoking Allowed: No. 

Linen Provided: Yes. All duvet covers,pillowcses,sheets,towels,kitchen linen,beach towels.

Central Heating: No.
Fuel type: Other

Open Fire: Yes.  Fuel type: Coal

Disabled Facilities: No. 

Outdoor Facilities: Yes. 

Safely fenced garden,Barn for storage.

Local Services: 

Furan Bar and food
World famous Summer Isles Hotel.
Summer Isles Cruises

Standard Rates

Jan-March: £395.00.
March-May: £400.00.
Sept-Oct: £400.00.
Christmas/New Year:£500

Guest Book


191A Polbain,Achiltibuie.Ullapool IV26 2YW

Leave Inverness on A835 over the Kessock Bridge heading north and follow the signs to Ullapool.

At Ullapool stay on the A835 heading north for 10 miles to Drumrunie Junction.

At Drumrunie turn left on to the single track road signposted Achiltibuie and the summer Isles

This can be a slow road and it is advisable to do this road in daylight if this is your first visit. There are plenty of passing places and follow the normal rule of staying on the left. Please allow local traffic, who may be in a hurry, to pass.

Journey 15 miles through the Inverpolly nature reserve to Ra Junction at Achnahaird sands. Turn left to Achiltibuie and Polbain.

At the Badentarbet junction turn right and go on up the hill through the village of Polbain. Bruaich Rainich is at the end of the village on the left hand side of the road just after the Brochs.

Polbain is a little village about 25 miles to the West of the small town of Ullapool on the Northern bank of Loch Broom. The house is about 85 miles from the city of Inverness and takes about 2 hours to drive.
Public transport.
The nearest Airport is Dalross just outside Inverness or fly to Edinburgh, you'll be about 220miles or 5 hours drive away. The nearest Railway station is at Garve, 60 miles away.

There is a daily bus service to Ullapool, The bus stop is right outside the house.

By Car
Leave Inverness on the A835 over the Kessock bridge heading North. Follow the signs to Ullapool. Once you've arrived at Ullapool stay on the same road heading North for a further 10 miles. At Drumrunnie Junction turn left onto a single track road signposted to "The Summer Isles" and "Achiltibuie". If this is your first visit you should aim to drive this part of the journey in daylight. The road is quite narrow with lots of bends. There are plenty of passing places and you should follow the normal rule of staying to the left unless it would help a large vehicle to pass safely. After 15 miles through the Inverpolly Nature reserve you reach the junction at Achnahaird. Keep left. At the next junction, turn right and drive up the hill to the village of Polbain, Bruaich Rainich is at the end of the village on the left hand side of the road. Cars can be safely parked in the layby opposite the house.

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