Coastal Cottages to rent on Scotland’s West Coast

Steading holidays have a wonderful selection of West coast Scotland cottages for the keen wildlife, bird or walking enthusiasts, as well as those in need of a quiet, relaxing break away.

Properties on the North and West coast of Ardnamurchan have views of the spectacular Western Isles and Outer Hebrides, whilst the South coast looks across the water to the Isle of Mull.

We have a wide selection of holiday properties for you to choose from:


Ardvaig – Sleeps 6

Located in Kilchoan with good views of the Sound of Mull and the Bay, Ardvaig has a colourful garden in the heart of the village.With a large, spacious living room which enjoys the best of the day’s sunshine and thewonderful views across the Sound of Mull.


Cottage to Rent - Bluebell Lodge


Bluebell Lodge – Sleeps 6

Bluebell Lodge is a lovely wooden house set in a large garden with stunning views over the sea to the Isle of Mull. Located on the hillside in the crofting village of Kilchoan, Bluebell Lodge is ideally situated to explore the charming village and the beautiful Ardnamurchan countryside that encompasses it.


West Coast Scotland Cottage - Borve House


Borve House – Sleeps 6

Set in a magnificent position on the west coast of Scotland, Borve House overlooks Sanna Bay and has spectacular views to the Small Isles and Skye.


West Coast Scotland Cottage for Rent - Bungalow


The Bungalow – Sleeps 5

Situated on the west coast of Scotland located next to the beach in Portuairk, this charming bungalow has been tastefully renovated as a letting cottage. With a wood burning stove to keep you warm in the winter months, the beautiful views of the bay and Western Isles will keep you enthralled no matter the season.


The Byre – Sleeps 2

The Byre built in 1886, has now been creatively refurbished, giving a homely atmosphere. The house is fully heated guaranteeing a cosy stay, what ever time of the year.



Ceol na Mara – Sleeps 6

Located on the North Coast of Ardnamurchan with spectacular views across to the Isles. Perfect for evening BBQ’s on the Patio watching the sun set over Muck.



Comraich – Sleeps 6

Comraich (Gaelic for sanctuary and protection) is a comfortable and charmingly decorated house. Perched on the hillside overlooking the crofting village of Kilchoan it enjoys beautiful views over the sea to the Isle of Mull. It is set in a lovely, landscaped garden, with a paved patio and seating at the front, perfect for relaxing and admiring the view.


Croft Caravan – Sleeps 4

Croft Caravan is the ideal retreat for the intrepid traveller looking for seclusion and beauty. It’s in a truly remarkable location, just a stone’s throw from the shore, in the stunning village of Portuairk. Enjoy sandy beaches and meander along coastal trails, looking out for otters and basking sharks in the bay.


Cottage for Rent - Dondies House


Dondies House – Sleeps 2

A very cosy, fresh, modern, fully equipped conversion of a byre located on the Scottish west coast. Ideal for a couple to enjoy stunning and panoramic views of the Small Isles and Skye from the comfort of the living room through the large patio doors. Five minute walk to sandy beaches.


West Coast Cottage - Eilean


Eilean Feoir – Sleeps 6

This modern, comfortable family home situated on the west coast of Scotland- a stone’s throw from the water’s edge – enjoys magnificent views. Watch the tide ebb and flow from your living room window.



Glashven – Sleeps 5

Glashven is an Edwardian Villa within a quarter of an acre of grassland with views, from all main living rooms views over the Sound of Mull. It is a substantial house with two double bedrooms and an additional bunk room situated off the landing, known affectionately as ‘The Captains Cabin’.


Ian’s Lodge – Sleeps 5

Set high up on the hillside, Ian’s “A” Frame has fine views over Kilchoan and the Sound of Mull, with the open hillside behind.


West Coast Scotland Cottage for Rent - Keepers

Keeper’s West – Sleeps 4

Built at the same time as the lighthouse tower, these buildings are the original homes of the lighthouse keepers and their families. After falling into a state of disrepair in the years since automation thay have now been fully restored. The now offer a unique cottage ‘lifestyle’ experience for the self-catering visitor.


West Coast Scotland Cottages - Rudh Dubh

Rudh Dubh – Sleeps 2

This restored Black House, perched on rocks beside a secluded white sand beach, is reached only by a 150m scramble along the Portuairk to Sanna footpath. It is a unique Scottish west coast experience for the adventurous, for the nature lover and for those seeking seclusion.


The Saltings – Sleeps 6

This comfortable house stands in its own fenced off garden, ideal for young children.


Smithy House – Sleeps 8

Smithy house is a handsome, traditional house, finished to a luxury standard. Multi fuel stove, smart TVs, Sonos AND amazing views. Situated in the village of Kilchoan. Everything you need for a fantastic holiday.


Strathconon – Sleeps 4

Situated high up on the hill, Strathconon, a wooden chalet, boasts wonderful views in all directions.


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