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Rua Reidh lighthouse in the Scottish Highlands is an exotic summer retreat

Rua Reidh is a hundred years old picturesque lighthouse located 25 meters high in the Scotland Highlands. The tower was built by David Stevenson in January 1912 and modified in 1962 with electricity and indoor toilets. Before that, toilets and the bathhouse were in the outhouses at the North side of the building.

The original lighthouse built in 1912 was a paraffin vapor burner, which displayed six white flashes every 30 seconds. The only way of access to the lighthouse was by a pony across the mounts or by sea, but later in 1962 a road was constructed.

Northern Lighthouse Board, the present owners of the lighthouse is running the property as a hospitality business. They bought this property for $772,880 USD, and completely renovated it internally and externally. The renovated lighthouse features a parking area at the front and the access to the property, a self-catering apartment and a separate guest accommodation providing beds, breakfast and evening meal.

The self-catering apartment features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, kitchen and a connecting doorway that leads you to main living accommodation. The Guest accommodation provides 5 bedrooms (3x en suite), office, sitting room, kitchen, conservatory, WC/cloakroom and 4 bathrooms. This 9 bedroom is an ideal stay for families and business retreats.

The lure of Rua Reidh lighthouse during the dark hours is simply irresistible. Moreover, the comfortable retreat in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere is a perfect vacation stay for summers.

You will surely enjoy the spell-bounding views of the sea and Europe’s majestic wilderness from top of the light tower.

A living room of the Rua Reidh lighthouse

Warm fireplace in the living room

Guest accommodation in the light tower

Guest accommodation side view 

A small single bedroom in lighthouse apartment

Two cozy single beds in the small apartment bedroom

A green color bed in the guest house

A comfy bedroom in the lighthouse guest home

A relaxing bedroom in the guest house

Beautiful bedroom in the lighthouse apartment

Double bedroom draped in bright color theme 

A luxury bedroom for solitude 

Seating eating space for the guests

A dining area in the guest accomodation

The kithen’s corner

Lighthouse located 25 meters high in the Scotland Highlands

Majestic view of the lighthouse with Northern Lights in the backdrop 

Beautiful sea waves as seen from the lighthouse

Lighthouse apartment entrance

Lighthouse from the outside

Rua Reidh lighthouse in Scotland

Via: StruttAndParker

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