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Katie's cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Glendale, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
Katie's cottage is a typical Skye croft house. It was built in the early 1900's. Back then it cost £10 and three hogs to build and the stone mason would not get his daily payment if he did not complete a full course of stones for that day. The stones for the walls were quarried from the hills at the back of the cottage and brought on site using the Glendale community horse. Certainly different times!

In 2009 Katie's cottage was completely stripped down to the bare walls and fully renovated during 2009/2010.

The inside is cosy and welcoming with soft colours and natural materials like stone and wood. Both gable ends have exposed stone walls which add to the period character of the property.

The cottage is very comfortable with underfloor heating, a very well equipped kitchen, satellite colour TV and WIFI internet.

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Listing #HL377743
About the Owner
Rogier S
Languages spoken:German, English, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
Interaction with guests
You will find the keys to the property in the key safe box next to the door. You can let yourself in at any time on the day of your arrival. You will find various guides and suggestions for great walks inside the property.
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Perfect property - well equipped - appreciate the new lounge furniture. Clean, tidy, fresh and any other similar positive word - can’t wait to return again

Thank Bryan D
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay at Katie’s Cottage. The weather was awful at times but the cottage is very warm and cosy. The utility room was an absolute godsend for wet people and dogs! The cottage is well equipped having recently been refurbished to a high...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We arrived late tired and cold. And what a pleasant surprise to find a warm and very clean cottage which we felt at home immediately. Fabulous bathroom and shower. Defiantly recommend staying here, and a bonus right next door to a fab restaurant.

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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: C$169 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Glendale is a tiny village in the north-west of Skye. The views are dominated by the great glen and the mighty MacLeod's tables. In the direct vicinity you will find Dunvegan Castle and castle gardens, the seat of the famous clan MacLeod, the Coral Beaches, Neist Point and its typical lighthouse and Orbost beach.

The property is a 5 minute drive from the famous Three Chimneys Restaurant.

Local shops and restaurants are available in both Glendale and Dunvegan. The island capital Portree is 25 miles, roughly 40 minutes by car.
Getting around
In order to get to see the island, a car is recommended. In case you're travelling via Inverness airport, you can arrange for a hire car there. Other airports like Glasgow and Edinburgh also provide car rental services.

The tourist business is a dynamic thing on Skye. Your best bet for up to date information on activities is to search the internet and make your reservations online as soon as possible.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness Airport: 200.0 km
Railway: Kyle-of-Lochalsh: 80.0 km
From the Skye bridge follow directions towards Dunvegan. Expect a one hour drive from the Skye bridge to the property.

From the Skye bridge follow the A87 until you reach Sligachan. At the Sligachan Hotel, take a left onto the A863 towards Dunvegan.

Approaching Dunvegan just past the church on your left, take a left onto the B884. Follow the B884 for 7.3 miles until you reach a T-junction in the center of the village of Glendale. Take a left at the village store onto the Holmisdale road. After about a mile you will find the property on your right hand side (green door, wooden gate).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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