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Stunning Individually Designed Property On Shore In The Village Of Glenelg

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


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 welcome well-behaved pets.

More Details

Manuela Williams
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 May, 2018

Why Manuela Williams chose Glenelg

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glenelg in Highland

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Garden
  • wheelchair accessible
  • 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
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.


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Stunning Individually Designed Property On Shore In The Village Of Glenelg
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

Everything in the house is very well done. Glass front of the house over looking the water is stunning. The location is much more remote than we were anticipating. The location is 45 minutes from anything. But if you want a relaxing stay in a beautiful, comfortable house, it is perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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The house is brilliant!

  • 4 of 5

This was our 6th visit to Glenelg - a place we love. It was the 5th different property in which we've stayed and certainly the best. We had a great time, the wood burner keeping us snug on the cooler evenings.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Absolutely fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Loved this beautifully designed house in a magical corner of Scotland, can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Stunning property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful relaxing stay in this beautiful house. It was spotlessly clean and so comfortable we didn’t want to leave! The location is ideal - stunning scenery, right on the loch and walking distance from a friendly pub with good food.

Good communication with the owner throughout.

We would definitely like to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Beautiful home, amazing spot and a real adventure :) and that’s before you even arrive at the house.

  • 5 of 5

All 3 of us loved this beautiful home, stunning views and so cosy. It was such a perfect location, so much to see and do in the surrounding area and the Isle of Skye within easy reach. We would quite happily have stayed for a month. Thank you, we will be back :)

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Beautiful peaceful house well located for exploring

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The cottage was very well equipped for the 4 of us. We appreciated the well stocked larder and extras ( salt, pepper, herbs, oil, vinegar, sugar, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, foil, cling film etc). We loved making a coffee( in the Dolce Gusto) then sitting and just looking at the ever changing scenery of the Isle of Skye. The wifi was excellent too.

The cottage was in the perfect location for exploring the Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan, Loch Ness and the "Five Sisters of Kintail". The unique Glenelg ferry is a really fun way to get to the Isle of Skye, we enjoyed it and it is only 5 minutes from the cottage.

The Glenelg pub which is a short walk away made us very welcome and served us excellent food each time we visited.

Our American friends ( from Florida) absolutely loved waking up to the sheep walking past the house.

We appreciated the off-road parking too. All in all a fabulous holiday at a great cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Glenelg to Skye car ferry
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Kyle of Lochalsh
Nearest Motorway
140 Miles
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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Glenelg, Hebrides

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season
24 Mar 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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