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Lower Polnish

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £400
    Low season
  • £550
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
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Calendar last updated: 22nd March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location

About Lower Polnish

Lower Polnish is a traditional Scottish blackhouse that dates as far back as 1750, but is being extended, completely renovated and refurbished with couples in mind, to provide a spectacular secluded cottage by the sea, where guests can get 'off the grid', back to basics and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.

Accessible only via foot (well for the last three hundred yards of the journey!), what the cottage lacks in accessibility, it more than makes up for in location and tranquillity. Spend your days exploring miles of private shoreline and your evenings relaxing in front of the wood burning stove soaking up the glorious views across the water.

Whilst technically on the mainland of Scotland, the cottage offers total isolation and sits just a pebble's throw from the sea on a private peninsular of some three and a half thousand acres of pure Scottish Wilderness.
When you stay at Lower Polnish you can expect no interruptions (no noise, no people, no emails!), just pure relaxation, stunning scenery, an abundance of fresh air and plenty of wildlife to spot (red deer, seals, shags, white-tailed sea eagles and dragon flies are just some of the regular visitors).

Whilst there may be no internet access or mobile phone signal (well maybe just a little), for the true romantics among you, make the most of the opportunity to work with nature and gather driftwood for a fire on the shore, or play board games in front of a roaring wood burner in the comfort of this cosy cottage.

Lower Polnish offers a unique holiday experience and one that will create memories to last a life time. However, it may not be for everyone. It's a holiday that allows you to not only cater for yourself, but make time for each other away from modern day distractions. A place that will reward with lashings of pure natural beauty and a sense of being at one with nature and yourself.

But is it for you? The owners are keen to ensure that guests fully appreciate the type of holiday experience that is ahead and have outlined some basic criteria that should help you decide if Lower Polnish is for you:

  • Lower Polnish is accessed along a track with the last three hundred yards only accessible by foot.
  • If you are an addicted to social media, email etc, think long and hard as you are likely to find the limited mobile signal frustrating.
  • Sunshine is not guaranteed and can be changeable so if you are a sun worshipper, this holiday is not for you.
  • Lower Polnish is not suitable for those with limited mobility due to access via foot through a steep wooded valley.

If you still haven't been put off then you will probably love Lower Polnish! It is currently undergoing extensive renovation and will be available to rent from mid June 2018. Photos of the interior will be added as soon as available but in the meantime, please view Laggan's advertisement (view here) to get a feel for the quality and style that is expected - sixty percent of Laggan's guests return the following year and the owners are confident that Lower Polnish promises the same truly unforgettable holiday experience that will be every bit as popular.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Peter Stewart-Sandeman joined Independent Cottages in December 2015

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Shower

Location (Highland)

Accommodation is all on one floor and comprises:

  • Glazed conservatory which is a new addition to the property at the front and a sitting room with comfy seating to relax and enjoy the fabulous views over the water.
  • To the left side of this area is the new kitchen and dining area fully equipped for self-catering with wood burning stove.
  • There is a modern shower room in the middle of the house with WC and wash basin.
  • At the other end is the king-size bedroom with plenty of clothes storage.

Additional information: The cottage is warm and cosy with both a log burner and central heating, as well as electricity. Logs are provided for the wood burner and you can always collect drift wood from the beach for the stove or a beach fire. Up to two dogs welcome but no cats.

Lower Polnish Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (1 King)
Enquire with owner
2 Dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £400
Peak Season £550
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1889 500727 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Peter Stewart-Sandeman
Member Since December 2015

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Lower Polnish 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 22nd March 2018