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"Rustic and atmospheric bothy and sleeping barrel. Beautiful location on secluded island with just the main farmhouse on the island." -Andrew"Great location, accommodation is full of rustic charm. We enjoyed our stay a lot." -Thomas
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Cosy Wooden Cabin and Barrel on Secluded Island

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Ian

Cosy Wooden Cabin and Barrel on Secluded Island

4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

YOU WILL HAVE SOLE USE OF THE CABIN AND BARREL. THERE WILL NOT BE ANYONE STAYING NEAR YOU. YOU WILL HAVE SOLE USE OF HALF THE ISLAND. EXCELLENT FREE WI-FI
Recommended in Rough Guide, Observer, and The Times Travel, our Cabin and Barrel are an excellent space for couples or families to experience our magical little corner of the Scottish Highlands here on our historic family-owned island.

Amenities

Heating
Laptop friendly workspace
TV
Wireless Internet
Children’s books and toys
Children’s dinnerware

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 single bed, 1 sofa bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 bunk bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 6PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

92 Reviews

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Marc
May 2017
Great fun! Nice little town and surreal staying on a little island. Very scenic and relaxing.
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Michelle
May 2017
Dry Island is such a unique stay and Ian is a friendly and genuine host. It is well equipped with kitchen facilities, TV, comfortable furnishings but it is the location that makes this such an unforgettable experience. The beauty and serenity of this place will linger in your hea…
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Gary
July 2018
Not sure where to start with this incredible and unique place. You won't find another listing like Ian's cabin and barrel anywhere. From the drive through the Highlands and down into Badachro, you'll be hooked. The island is unique and breathtaking. Ian and Jess have thought of…
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Alan
July 2018
Badachro Bothy on Dry Island is a unique experience! Having your own wee cabin in the woods is immensely restful. After a day out and about in the surrounding amazing landscape - maybe fishing, or walking, followed by dinner and drinks in the Badachro Inn - coming back to the Bot…
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Akasha
July 2018
We absolutely enjoyed our stay in Badachro. It is a beautiful little village, and was very relaxing, just what we needed!
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Simon
July 2018
Thanks Ian for a truly beautiful and unique experience. Beautiful location and service, Ian very helpful and nice man. The barrel and bothy is so much fun and different. Amazing to sit on the decking at night and soak up the surroundings. Very surreal beautiful property that I co…
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Sophie
June 2018
We had a lovely stay in Ian and Jess’s bothy and barrel. The location is amazing, very tranquil. We love cooking and the kitchen had everything you would want, although to make the stay even better, a fridge would have be great- didn’t feel a cooler would keep things fresh in war…

Hosted by Ian

Gairloch, United KingdomJoined in May 2015
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98 Reviews
fisherman from gairloch local to badachro family have lived here for 100s of years cheerful knowledgable good sense of humour
Languages: English
Response rate: 81%
Response time: within a day
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