Aird Cottage's features and facilities

THE LAYOUT

Aird Cottage was originally a 4-room cottage in which 2 families lived either side of a common front door.  The property was extended in the 1950s and today has:

Downstairs   a small and very traditional sitting room, kitchen, dining room, 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and bathroom with separate lavatory.

Sitting Room Aird Cottage 

Dining Room Aird Cottage 

Dining Room Aird Cottage 

Kitchen Aird Cottage Badachro 

Kitchen Aird Cottage
 

 Bedroom Aird Cottage Badachro

 

Aird Cottage Bathroom

Stair              The stair, while short, is narrow and steep, as with many old Highland cottages 

Stair Aird Cottage 

Upstairs        2 twin attic bedrooms. Note - their size and combed ceilings make them more suited to one than two.

 Upstairs bedrooms Aird Cottage Badachro

FACILITIES

The cottage is equipped with crockery, cutlery, glass and cooking utensils. There is an electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave; dish-washer, television, video player, iron and a vacuum cleaner.

The telephone accepts incoming calls but is restricted to local and 999 outgoing calls.

A washing machine and tumble drier are located in an outhouse beside the cottage.

HOT WATER

Hot water is provided by an immersion heater, which operates on the night (economy) rate. There is also a booster switch, which can be operated at any time.

HEATING

Sitting room - an electric heater and an open fire, which burns coal, logs or peat briquettes

Dining room - an electric convection heater

Downstairs bedrooms and attic landing - electric storage heaters

BEDDING AND LINEN

There are duvets and pillows on all the beds. Blankets and quilts are also available.

LINEN IS NOT PROVIDED. Visitors must bring their own duvet covers, sheets, pillow cases, towels and tea cloths.

The double room

THE GARDEN

The garden, which extends to over an acre, balances managed lawns, shrubs and woodland with wild areas much loved by wildlife.

Aird Cottage 

Steps lead down through a gate to the shore and a path leading around Badachro Bay.

Gates - The top and shore gates must always be closed as roaming cattle and/or sheep are always looking for the opportunity to get in.

Pets - One well-behaved dog is welcome