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Garmoran Square

Garmoran Square

Top quality and stylish self-catering cottages

Four purpose built luxury cottages in a courtyard set amongst wonderful west Highland scenery in the village of Mingarry, Moidart.

Garmoran Square offers a selection of top quality and stylish self-catering cottages, from one to three bedrooms. You can choose which one suits you or even rent them all if you are arranging a group or family gathering.

Luxurious, interiors & Top Facilities

We stayed in Somerled, a five star, three bedroom property with great facilities. It has a traditional-looking croft exterior that is sympathetic with its surroundings and inside boasts luxurious, interiors including floor to ceiling windows in the lounge with spectacular mountain views.

Somerled Cottage is named after the Lord of the Isles. A towering figure in Scottish history, famous for chasing the Vikings out of the Hebrides!

We arrived after an enjoyable journey along some single track roads through stunning mountain and loch scenery to be met with a warm Highland welcome, fresh flowers and a handy hamper with bread, milk, jam and fantastic home baked fruit loaf.

Lots of really nice artwork

The cottage is spacious and all on one level, which makes is highly accessible. It’s been a labour of love by the owners and tastefully decorated throughout with quality furniture and interiors, including lots of really nice artwork. The lounge boasts a large log burner and comfy sofas to take in the view from the huge windows. It has plenty of home comforts; TV, DVD player and a selection of books and games.

 Lovely Highland Stoneware crockery

The large kitchen is really well-equipped and includes dishwasher, hob, electric oven, and microwave. Everything is top quality including really lovely Highland Stoneware crockery. This good sized room forms a natural hub for the house and is perfect for cooking and entertaining with a large dining table, Bluetooth speaker and open fire. We ordered some seafood from Susan the really friendly and helpful owner and she arranged a delivery of super fresh langoustines from a local fisherman. A real highlight of our stay!

The sleeping arrangements are second to none, the good sized en-suite bedrooms are two doubles and one twin. The beds are super comfy too. The bathrooms have top of the range facilities, fluffy robes, spa baths and showers and a selection of Scottish soaps.

Fabulous base for exploring the west coast

Garmoran Square is a fabulous base for exploring the delights of the west coast. Just an hour from Fort William, within easy reach of the beaches of Arisaig, and the stunning beauty of Ardnamurchan.

There are four cottages in total, Macruairi sleeps two, Shiel with a double and a twin bedroom, Tioram and Somerled both sleeping six. It’s a great place to relax as a couple, enjoy a family break of even book a few cottages together for a group holiday.

Somerled is a superb, dog friendly holiday house. Sleeping six in luxury and comfort, this is a wonderful place for a holiday on Scotland’s magnificent west coast with friends and family. 

Perfect Days

View the spectacular ruins of the 13th century Castle Tioram, Seat of the Clan Ranald. You can enjoy a lovely walk from the house to Loch Moidart alongside the river Shiel to see the castle.

Spend the day lazing on the famous beaches near Arisaig. Camusdarroch Beach is one of the best in Scotland.

Go wildlife spotting. Along the rocky shores of Loch Sunart and Loch Moidart provides the idea environment for Otters. If you’re interested in birds, there’s lots to see; woodpeckers, wren, willow warblers and Heron’s, Oystercatchers, Curlews and Black throated divers.

Visit the dramatic Glenfinnan Monument to the Jacobite Rising of 1745 and view the Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous by Harry Potter and the Hogwart’s Express.

Go for a walk: there are maps in the house and a list of suggested local routes. The really friendly owners will also give you some top tips For hillwalkers, this area offers access to some superb mountains, Roshven or An Stac or the two Glenfinnan Munros.

Chill out with a good book by the woodburner. The lounge is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the views.

Order some local seafood and enjoy lunch on the sun terrace or go for some coffee and home baking at the friendly Cafe Tioram in Acharacle.

Go for a drive along the scenic coastal road to the wilds of Ardnamurchan, visit the famous lighthouse and look out for whales and dolphins from this spectacular headland. You could even arrange a day trip to Mull.

How to book

Call 01967 431 456 or complete the form.

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Features

  • Three Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
  • Wifi
  • Credit Card Payment Welcome
  • Minimum Price – £670.00
  • Maximum Price – £1075.00
  • Pets Welcome
  • Changeover Day – Flexible
  • Short Breaks Welcome (min 3 nights off season)
  • Fire/Stove
  • Owners’ Website

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