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Self Catering Cottage


Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, large living/dining space and generously equipped kitchen with, in addition, an entrance lobby for coats and muddy boots!

Well-appointed and spacious, the cottage can sleep up to six in the three bedrooms and is also ideal for a quiet break for two people. lt benefits from a sweeping panoramic vista across Lochbay to the Outer Hebrides, in an area awarded the best sunset views on the planet.

The main living and dining areas centre around a traditional coal/log fire while oil-fired central heating and double glazing ensure energy-efficient and year-round warmth.

Downstairs bedroomDownstairs

  • Entrance lobby into full-width lounge and matching dining area, both with window seats and stunning views over Lochbay and the Minch
  • Kitchen, well equipped with full range of modern conveniences including: fridge, freezer, washing machine with tumble drier, microwave and gas/electric cooker
  • Downstairs bedroom, arranged either as twin or double; adjacent to large walk-in shower-room with wash-hand basin and toilet
  • Tiled on ground floor level with wheelchair access throughout

Auld Orwell Cottage master bedroomUpstairs

  • Large master bedroom with king-size bed
  • Twin-bedded room
  • Open landing to large modern bathroom with bath, separate power shower, wash-basin, bidet and toilet

Auld Orwell kitchenOutside

  • Continuous paved path around cottage joins up with large tarmac parking area (space for 3 cars) and gated access drive
  • Picturesque front garden provides romantic sitting out area overlooking the full sweep of the magnificent loch and beyond, across the Minch, to the blazing sunsets over the Outer lsles
  • Whole property is securely enclosed

Auld Orwell dining areaOther facilities include:

  • Free wi-fi and UK telephone for incoming and emergency calls
  • Sky TV, DVD and radio
  • Open fire with plenty of coal or logs and kindling for your first fire (supplied beginning of October until end of March)
  • Full oil-fired central heating
  • Children welcome
  • All bed linen and towels provided
  • Wide range of local information as well as books and games
  • Animals welcome with prior arrangement
  • No smoking policy throughout the premises

Beautiful views, great fire and thanks for your help in getting in touch with local fishermen – the langoustines were amazing…
– Euan & Louise



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Latest News

  • 4 Star Visit Scotland Assessment Award

    After a recent Visit Scotland Quality Assurance assessment, Auld Orwell has again been awarded 4 stars, a re-assessment being required due to the new ownership. Excellent news!

  • Under New Ownership

    As of mid March, Auld Orwell is now owned by Angus & Teresa McGhie.