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Stunning Individually Designed Property On Shore In The Village Of Glenelg

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom detached house in the village of Glenelg, sleeps 4

Our house is called Solas, which in Gaelic means solace, comfort. It is a fantastic 2 bedroom house constructed at the end of 2009, situated beside the shore in the village of Glenelg. Glass screens downstairs with atrium above are a feature of the house and allow wonderful views across the Sound of Sleat and to the Isle of Skye. Ground floor is open plan with living area to one side of the central staircase and dining/kitchen to the other. The luxury bespoke kitchen includes a 5 ring combination gas/electric Lacanche cooker, American fridge freezer with ice/water facilities and dishwasher. There is a separate utility/boot room to the back of the house with washing machine and tumble dryer. The sitting room has a Jotul stove, TV/Freeview/ DVD player and has a good selection of books, local maps and DVDs. Free Wifi. The nearby Glenelg Inn offers lunches and dinners with an interesting and varied menu in both its atmospheric bar and separate dining room, the Way Out West cafe has a selection of delicious homemade cakes and light lunches. There is a local well stocked shop. Horse riding and boat trips available nearby, kayaking in the village of Plockton.

WE ARE LEAVING OUR RATES UNCHANGED IN 2017!

More Details

Owner
Manuela Williams
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

Why Manuela Williams chose Isle of Skye & Lochalsh

As a family, we fell in love with this house while holidaying in Glenelg. We bought it in 2012 and it is our second home, which we rent out when we are not there. In the summer, we love sitting on the beach and read a book, canoeing in Plockton, going to the cinema in Portree; in the winter holidays, we spend most days near the fire watching the world go by. We love the open plan kitchen/dining room/living room, which brings us together and is great for entertaining.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glenelg in Highland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , En-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The double bedroom has an en-suite shower room with wet shower.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
Notes:
The property was built in 2009 and offers luxury accommodation with stunning views over to Skye. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and also a very efficient Jotul wood burning stove. Downstairs is open plan with large kitchen/dining area separated by the staircase and glass atrium from the sitting room. In the kitchen, the Lacanche cooker offers 5 gas burners, with an optional griddle plate, a gas oven and electric oven with grill; the American-style fridge/freezer has a filtered water dispenser and ice maker; there is a DeLonghi Nescafe' Dolce Gusto coffee machine to make espresso, americano, latte, mocha and cappuccino. A separate laundry/boot room gives direct access to the back garden.

Reviews

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Stunning Individually Designed Property On Shore In The Village Of Glenelg
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Beautiful cottage overlooking Skye

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a wonderful week in this beautiful cottage to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary.

The open plan layout downstairs lends itself to a great sociable place to spend time. The kitchen is well equipped - including a very well stocked store cupboard of 'essentials'!

The cottage is well placed to make use of the excellent community owned / run ferry over to Skye. If you are lucky (as we were) you may see otters playing near the landing stage! We were also fortunate enough to see a Golden Eagle on the road between Glenelg and Sandaig and a White Tailed Eagle whilst on Skye.

Despite the weather (and the knowledge that the rest of the UK were having an official heatwave) we had a fabulous week in this lovely cottage and would certainly stay here again if we return to the area again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Beautiful property in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Second time I have been and not disappointed

Hope to return again

To cap it all, weather fantastic

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house in a charming tiny village, with views that go for miles. No matter the weather, this house will keep you warm, whilst providing everything you need. Would book again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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5

Luxury in a peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful newish contemporary cottage with great use of natural materials balancing modern touches. It has great views across to Skye in the beautiful, remote and peaceful village of Glenelg. The local Glenelg Inn is an easy walk and a great welcome. The walks and scenery were stunning, topped off with a trip to Corran where we watched an otter and dolphins hunting, amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
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5

fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

The property was excellent with a very good standard of finish throughout. The location was breath-taking and the weather didn't disappoint either! I will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely property to stay in, really well equipped and in a gorgeous setting, looking over to Skye. At night we were blessed with clear skies and were blown away with the stars we could see. We hope to visit again in summer where the days will be longer and can take advantage of some more of the walks and maybe the crossing to Skye. The Glenelg Inn was closed when we ventured out one night but assume that was just the time of year - hopefully we'll get to experience that in the summer too.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Glenelg
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Glenelg to Skye car ferry
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Kyle of Lochalsh
Nearest Motorway
140 Miles
Perth
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Glenelg Inn
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Fort William
Car: necessary

Glenelg is situated in the West Highlands and is reached over the scenic Mam Ratagan pass just after Shiel Bridge (on the A87 Inverness to Kyle road), or alternatively by ferry during the summer months from south Skye. The house is next to the shore overlooking the Isle of Skye and south to the Sound of Sleat. The Glenelg Inn is a few minutes walk away, as is the local Post Office and well stocked shop. Glenelg became famous after Gavin Maxwell wrote Ring of Bright Water at nearby Sandaig. South of the house, about 30 minutes walk, are the Glenelg Brochs, constructed around 2000 years ago and thought to be occupied by the Picts. The ferry is operational between April and October and a 5 minute crossing will take you to Kylerhea on Skye. The area is great for cycling, canoeing, fishing, horse-riding (20 minutes away) and hill-walking. Boat trips can also be arranged locally.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Glenelg, Hebrides

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Low season
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£257
for 3 nights
£600
 
 
Christmas
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£343
for 3 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £50
Damage Deposit £150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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