The Boat House
Canon Gillies Place · Arisaig ·
Coming - August 2020 "Westerly" is located in the village of Arisaig on the A830 Fort William to Mallaig “Road to the Isles”. Arisaig is known to be one of the most picturesque and tranquil villages on the west coast of Scotland. For quickest response to book best to phone Rod or Katrina on 077 655 32347 or text. You can also click the "Contact Member" link below to E Mail. Please note we may not respond to E Mails immediately as we look at them mainly in the evening.
The Boat House will be our second holiday let property the first being The Sail Loft which has been very well received with good reviews. The Boat House is currently under construction, started August 2019, and will be completed by February 2020.
As this is our third build we know the time scale is achievable. The house will available to rent by May 2020 giving us a couple of months for the final fitting out. We will update this if the house will be ready sooner.
The House will be to a high specification with large rooms and plenty of natural light. Oak finish throughout with all bedrooms en-suite. The Boat House is a detached storey and a half airy and bright 4 bedroom house within its own grounds adjacent to the owner’s family holiday home ‘Boreray’ and is within the beautiful village of Arisaig.
The house is in an elevated position commanding views over Arisaig Bay, Loch Nan Ceall, and its skerries as well as the islands of Eigg and Muck.
Locations - 200 meters from Arisaig Hotel, 300 meters from the local shop, Café Rhu, The Old Library Restaurant and Arisaig Marine which has its own Café and gift shop adjacent to the pier. The railway station is 600 meters away. Ideal holiday accommodation for family and friends.
Ground Floor:- Entrance to the rear of the house through a covered porch in to a vestibule with plenty hanging for coats and boots. Open plan well-appointed sitting room with views out to sea with the dining area and kitchen to the rear. The Kitchen has an induction hob cooker, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwashing machine. 2 Double bedrooms with a king-sized double beds and built-in wardrobes. Both en-suite with shower, WC, double sinks and one with a bath.
First Floor:- A small sitting area on the upstairs balcony with views out to sea. 1 Double bed rooms both with en-suite shower, WC, and wash hand basin. We provide all linen, bedding and towels although you are most welcome to bring your own bedding and pillows if you wish. There is a TV with a DVD player which can be linked to the WiFi to get online TV channels & your own Netflix etc. for the stove. Electricity is included. Dedicated car parking.
We ask that that The Boat House is left in the same condition as it is found. Well-behaved dogs are allowed by arrangement only. Please note they are not allowed on furniture including beds.
Local Amenities - Arisaig Marine operates daily trips on the MV Shearwater to Eigg, Rum and Muck where you may be lucky enough to see seals, porpoises, dolphins, minke whales, otters and from time to time Orca! The area is fantastic for walks from lazy strolls round the village or out the Rhu Road to more arduous hill walking up Craigmhor or Loch Morar & Meoble. The beach used in the filming of ‘Local Hero’ is 4 miles away, the fishing port of Mallaig 7 miles and Fort William 34 miles. The visitor attractions are too many to mention.
Directions - The Boat House, Canon Gillies Place, Arisaig, Inverness-shire, PH39 4NG By Road:
From Fort William take the A830 towards Mallaig. Arisaig is 34 miles from Fort William.
From Mallaig Take the A830 towards Fort William. Arisaig is 8 miles from Mallaig.
By Rail: Arisaig is the most westerly rail station on the British mainland and located on the famous West Highland Line. There is a regular train service from Glasgow & Fort William to Mallaig. Arisaig is 2 stops before Mallaig. The Boat House is 600 meters from the train station.
By Sea: Navigate one of the most challenging and rewarding channels on the west coast of Scotland. It is recommended to use suitable pilot books or local knowledge. Moorings are available from Arisaig Marine. The Sail Loft is 200 meters from Arisaig Marine.
Contact Rod & Katrina Barry Boreray Canon Gillies Place Arisaig Inverness-shire PH39 4NG Tel: 077 655 32347 / 01896 850 619 / 01687 450 320
From April to October the preference is for full week bookings only however we will make every effort to accommodate any request. Weeks run from Saturday to Saturday. Check in is after 4.00pm, or earlier by arrangement, and guests must vacate the accommodation by 10.00am on day of departure. Multiple week bookings will receive a reduction.
From November to March we are happy to take shorter bookings by arrangement, please call or E Mail. If however this does not suit your plans please contact us and we will be pleased to try and accommodate you.
March, April, May & October:- £1000
June, July, August & September:- £1200
November, December, January & February:- £800
Christmas & New Year £1200
NB There is NO electricity or service charges.
£250 deposit required to secure your booking payable by cheque or BACS. Balance to be paid two weeks prior to arrival.