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An Gearasdan, Glenelg, near Kyle of Localsh, Wester Ross

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 5,381 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Award winning house in perfect location

An Gearasdan was fully renovated to the highest standards in 2007 and the following year won the prestigious RIAS award for which the owners are justly proud. The house can comfortably sleep 8/10 - it is large enough to accommodate 2 families or a large group of friends. It is fitted with contemporary furnishings and has a fresh decor. Downstairs accommodation consists of a large cloakroom, utility room with washing machine, tumble drier, fridge freezer, a w.c and shower room. Leading off the hallway are 4 double bedrooms (two have twin beds, one has king and one has superking) (one en suite), a family shower-room, and separate TV lounge including a small double sofa bed. Upstairs is bright and open planned with a fully equipped kitchen with large fridge, ovens and microwave. There is a well stocked library of interesting books and family games, and a dining table to seat 10. Three large sofas surround a modern Jotul log burning stove. The house offers every comfort necessary to make your holiday complete.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2017

About Owner

My family have been coming to Glenelg for over 40 years. We are lucky to live in the beautiful Somerset countryside and holiday in the stunning Scottish Highlands.

Owner purchased this house in 2006

Why Owner chose Isle of Skye & Lochalsh

We found the perfect spot with the most amazing view and with the help of the incredible architects built our dream house in Glenelg.

What makes this house unique

Modern, warm, cosy and bright all at the same time. The location is ideal for the shop the pub and the walks along the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Kay,

We had a fantastic time in Glenelg. Cottage was perfect and weather great also!

We were wondering if the cottage was available 17th -22nd April?
Feb 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glenelg in Highland

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5381 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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An Gearasdan, Glenelg, near Kyle of Localsh, Wester Ross
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

A magical family holiday in an amazing house.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and myself, 3 daughters and their partners, 3 grandsons and two small dogs recently stayed at An Gearasdan on what turned out to be a wonderful family holiday. The house is fabulous; I realise it it stunning and the location is amazing but it really is warm and welcoming and has a lovely feel. We played murder mystery games and "Come Dine With Me" in the evenings - as well as visiting the wonderful Glenelg Inn. And through the day we visited Skye (Old Man of Storr, Fairy Pools, etc.) as well as driving to Gairloch and Poolewe. The night skies were unbelievable - as were the views to Skye from the property - and we became quite used to golden eagles soaring overhead and multiple rainbows! All in all a magical holiday which has left us with priceless memories - I would thoroughly recommend the house. Amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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5

C'est la maison qu'il nous fallait

  • 5 of 5

C'est une maison exceptionnelle pour un groupe

Elle est très bien équipée et offre un très large espace de vie

La vue est fantastique et l'endroit est calme ( on a même vu une loutre!) mais le pub du village est bien vivant

Je recommande cette location

Phil et son équipe

It is a fantastic house for a group

It is very well equipped and offers a very large living space

The view is fantastic and the place is quiet (we even saw an otter!)

The village pub is very alive

I recommend this rental

Phil and his team

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Beautiful house with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

Second time at An Gearasdan and another lovely week. Accommodation is perfect, very spacious with superb views from the upstairs living area. Love the fact that there is space around the house for kids to play too. Will definitely be returning!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for great review and so pleased you are already planning your next visit Kay
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the property and fell well and truly in love with Glenelg. It's a perfect place to explore and the house is wonderfully luxurious. Beds were super comfortable and upstairs just steals the show with the views over to Skye! The kitchen is the perfect sociable space to enjoy cooking and chat after a long day out walking. We were lucky to have amazing weather - it hit 18 degrees which was just glorious!

Kay was extremely accommodating, helpful and great at coming back to me with all of our queries.

We will definitely be back hopefully very soon! Thank you Kay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very much look forward to having you stay again in the very near future. Thanks for the amazing review. Kay
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5

Amazing house, fabulous peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

Stylish, light and airy modern house, well equipped and wonderfully comfortable. Warm and cosy with huge windows all round making the most of the natural landscape. Superb views across the water to Skye change with the weather and are great to watch and paint (we've put some of ours on www.williamsartwrx.org under Glenelg ). Great walks, wildlife and birdwatching outside. So relaxing, peaceful and delightful - perfect for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a fabulous review. The paintings are truly amazing! Kay
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5

Outstanding views

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly located holiday cottage.

Enormous windows on both ground & 1st floor L rooms, looking out across the bay toward Skye. Exactly what we were looking for.

Finding it hard to write about this place without sounding like a holiday brochure, it's so good.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Glenelg Inn
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Glenelg to Skye Ferry
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Kyle of Localsh
Nearest Motorway
120 Miles
A9
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Glenelg Inn
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Fort William
Car: necessary

An Gearasdan is set in a stunning location overlooking Glenelg Bay and the Isle of Skye, just outside the village of Glenelg in Wester Ross. The property offers superior accommodation in one of the most picturesque settings in the Western Highlands. Glenelg has a village shop and pub, the famous Glenelg Inn serves delicious food. An Gearasdan sits with commanding views of the Sound of Sleat and is adjacent to the ruined Hanoverian Barracks. The surrounding countryside is wild and beautiful with fabulous mountains, glens and waterfalls. A short distance away is the gentle walk to Sandaig, a beautiful sandy bay which was once home to Gavin Maxwell and the inspiration for his famous book Ring of Brightwater. An Gearasdan has uninterrupted views to the sea and river estuary, where seals, otters, dolphins, whales and eagles are regularly sighted. Breathtaking sunsets can be enjoyed from the larch clad balcony, or upstairs in front of the log burner in the open plan living/dining room.

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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
 
Xmas and New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Feb half term
10 Feb 2018 - 17 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£486
for 4 nights
£850
 
 
Easter and Spring 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 26 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£571
for 4 nights
£1,000
 
 
Early Summer 2018
27 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
£850
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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