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7 Nights See prices

  • £600  to  £800

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Short Breaks

  • The property is only available for a minimum of 7 nights

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Room

  • Min Nights

    7 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Lower Polnish

Lower Polnish is a traditional Scottish blackhouse that dates as far back as 1750. After extensive renovation and refurbishment in 2018 the cottage now provides a spectacular romantic and secluded 'away from it all' holiday retreat 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 tranquility. 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).

So 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 can only be accessed on foot for the last three hundred yards or so (off road parking in provided), a wheelbarrow is provided to assist you!
  • 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!

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
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Eco / Green
  • Off Grid / Remote

Location (Highland)

Accommodation is all on one floor and comprises:

  • Floor to ceiling glazed new extension at the front 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 sitting room fully equipped for self-catering with wood burning stove.
  • 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.

Licence Number:HI-40060-F; EPC Band D

Lower Polnish Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 27th Apr 2024 - Fri, 8th Nov 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 9th Nov 2024 - Sat, 14th Dec 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (1 King)
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2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
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Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, 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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