Shepherds Cottage, Lochcarron Estate

Shepherds Cottage is located within the Lochcarron Estate in the Scottish Highlands and provides self-catering for up to 6 people.

The Cottage dates back to the early 19th Century and was purchased by the current Owner in January 2014.  The Owner has dedicated immense time and resources to a complete rebuild, whilst retaining the classical Shepherds Cottage style.

From the floors to the roof, everything is brand new and the Owner spared no expense on the highest quality and attention to detail.  The cottage is of the highest specification and the perfect combination of ultra-modern with traditional classic.

For those wanting to get away from it all in a unique and remote setting, Shepherds Cottage is one of a kind.  Surrounding you are hills and Lochs and the deer graze right down by the house while the river bubbles past. You can fish from the banks of the Loch for native brown trout and you can walk for miles and see nobody. 

The only neighbour within several kms is Glasnock House (same owner / also holiday rental).

Features of the House:

  • Master Bedroom downstairs with adjoining bathroom (full tub)
  • 2 Guest Bedrooms upstairs (1 double,1 twin), sharing a showerroom/WC
  • Large open plan living area downstairs with 3 rooms leading into each other - the beautifully located dining / eating area with 3 sided windows and French doors, leading into the spacious open plan fully equipped kitchen which in turn leads into the spacious living room with central staircase
  • The living room has a traditional wood burner, 50" plasma screen, SKY TV package, DVD, iPod docking station/music system.  WIFI available.
  • The Porch doubles up as a perfect dog room and well designed for leaving your wet wellies and jackets to dry (tumble dryer is in the porch)
  • The outhouse storeroom is connected to the cottage, with logs and extra toys!
  • In addition there is a beautiful summer house / outdoor pavilion with fitted cushion seating, rocking chair, camp beds, and board games. The ideal place for the kids and adults to have some extra time out from each other! 

Shepherds Cottage is the perfect getaway for families or couples in search of pure escapism in a rustic but highly luxurious environment.
A real 'get away from it all' stay... We arrived at the cottage on Christmas Eve. The scenery on the drive up and surrounding area is amazing and the cottage is tucked away in a remote area. The directions were spot on and we found the cottage in amongst the snow covered hills and sheep! We had a 'one man and his dog' display one morning as the shepherd took the sheep uphill. The cottage has everything you could wish for and more. The log pile is well stocked for the fire which we had on every day. We had a laugh on boxing day when the pipes froze and we couldn't get any water! We were brought fresh supplies and it only lasted for a day. There's lots of good walks and lovely villages to drive to and eat out. Kishorn Kitchen will deliver freshly made meals that you can put straight in the freezer if you don't fancy cooking. Definitely try the coriander chicken (which I've managed to get the recipe for!). It's a real home from home with lovely touches and high end finishes. A great place to relax, unwind and kick back.

Karen (Christmas 2014)