Melvaig is a beautiful rural coastal area of scattered houses and croft land which is 9½ miles from the village of Gairloch which has a number of local amenities including a Post Office, bank, a variety of shops, doctors surgery, filling station, restaurants, leisure centre and library. There is a daily bus service to Inverness. Both Primary and secondary schooling are available in the village along with a nursery. A short detour off the famous North Coast 500 route. Aultgrishan, Gairloch and the surrounding areas are renowned for their natural beauty and white sandy beaches, there are a wide range of leisure pursuits on your doorstep such as hill walking, bird watching, kayaking, cycling, whale and seal watching, walking and sea or freshwater fishing, a little further along the coastal road takes you to the Rua Reidh Lighthouse. Planning permission in principle for a dwelling house has been re-submitted pending approval.
The site is in an elevated position and enjoys stunning panoramic views across the Minch to The Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides.
Directions: Travelling west on the A835, turn left onto the A832 just after Garve. Continue along this route until you reach Gairloch, turn left just after McColl's shop onto the B8021, the site is approx. 9½ miles along this road. There is a parking bay on the left, the site is beside the parking bay.
The plot is indicated on the plan on the right as the larger of the two red crosshatched areas.