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Welcoming cosy white washed stone cottage with wood burning stove and views to Canisp, Suilven and Cul Mor mountains



Situated in the picturesque Scottish Highland crofting hamlet of Elphin, between the fishing ports of Ullapool and Lochinver is Burnside Cottage.  The single storey whitewashed cottage nestles on the hill just 1 mile north of 'Knockan Crag' an important geological site with mountain trails and beautiful views. 

Homely and comfortable Burnside Cottage is a mix of traditional character and modern amenities.
Thoughtfully decorated providing couples, families and friends a charming holiday accommodation and ideally situated for walkers, cyclists, anglers  - those in search of a rural getaway will find it here!

Full length windows and door in the spacious kitchen lead to the rose scented terrace; enjoy your meals at the kitchen table while viewing the splendid landscape.  Revealed white painted stone walls in the sitting room with wooden ceiling, cosy wood burner and two leather reclining sofa's are the perfect addition for a romantic evening.

The comfy twin bedroom benefits from a walk in ensuite shower room and the double bedroom is light filled from a high velux window. Watch the stars at night or close the blind from the cosiness of your bed using the remote control. A family bathroom is sited between the two bedrooms. Outside a small patio area with chairs and a table look across the garden to the glen and Canisp mountain.

The parking area is off the road, access to the cottage is through a gate then down a path and steps to the cottage. The access is not suitable to anyone who cannot manage steps.

Burnside Cottage provides a tranquil location and is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding area which boasts many beaches, walks, flowing rivers, beautiful lochs and a variety of wildlife.

At the end of a perfect day, what could be better than to return to the comfort of your lovely Burnside Cottage?

If you need any further information while you are staying at Burnside Cottage, the owners live in the house next door with their dogs.


All facilities Ullapool or Lochinver
Electric oven / hob
Heating by wood burner and electric
Highchair and travel cot
Ironing board and iron
Linen and towels included
Washing Machine 
The electricity is included to £50 per week


All accommodation is on the ground floor:
Entrance hall with space for coats and boots
Large kitchen with table
Sitting room with wood burner
Double bedroom
Twin Bedroom with ensuite shower room
Family bathroom, bath, wash hand basin and toilet




The house is situated 15 miles north of Ullapool; follow the A835 north, pass Knockan Crag Visitors Centre on your right. The cottage is the first house on the left after the village sign for Elphin, please park in the parking by the house. Go through the single gate and follow path and steps to the cottage.




Our first guests wrote

"Lovely cottage with everything you need. Owners made us really welcome, beautiful area - we’ll be back! Thank you”

Tim and Cristina, Toronto


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