Keeper's Cottage, Eilanreach Estate

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Keeper's Cottage stands on its own behind a little gathering of houses on the Eileanreach Estate about 1/4 mile from the shore of The Sound of Sleat, near the little village of Glenelg and 20 miles south of the Kyle of Lochalsh.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/6 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (3)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
Overview

Inside it is furnished in a pleasing traditional style. The welcoming sitting room has comfortable seating around the cosy open fire that is ideal for snuggling up after the day’s exertions. The dining room and kitchen have been combined to create a bright and spacious living area that has plenty of room for both cooking and dining.

Upstairs are two attractive bedrooms, a double and a twin, that are both warm and inviting with large windows and slightly coombed ceilings. A family bathroom completes the accommodation.

The cottage is surrounded by its own small garden and has lovely views of the Sound and hills. There is also a communal laundry room that is shared with North Cottage and South Cottage, where there is a washing-machine, tumble drier and deep freeze for guests' use.

Map & Local

The Estate stretches many miles along the shores of The Sound of Sleat opposite the southern end of the Isle of Skye and faces west across 3 miles of sea towards the dramatic peaks of The Cuillin Mountains on Skye and south to the Islands of Eigg, Rhum and Muck.

The nearby village of Glenelg has a hotel/restaurant, PO and well-stocked general store.

There is magnificent scenery on a grand scale herer with 3,000 foot mountains all round about. There are woodlands, a spectacular waterfall into the shallow River Glenbeag and two Pictish brochs to explore, as well as wonderful walks and masses of quiet spots with stunning views to picnic in.

The coast is mainly rugged but at Arnisdale and Sandaig Bay there are sandy/light-shingle beaches and it was at Sandaig Bay that Gavin Maxwell, author of 'Ring of Bright Water', spent 20 years in a lonely cottage on the shore and wrote vividly of his life with the otters and other animals.

The Isle of Skye is very easily accessed by the toll-free bridge and once there you have a whole multitude of museums, restaurants and tourist attractions of all kinds to visit.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with Satellite TV/DVD and open fire plus double-bed settee.
Kitchen/dining room with electric cooker, fridge and microwave, dishwasher etc.


Upstairs

Double-bed room.
Twin-bed room.
Bathroom with bath + shower, WC and basin

Available Extras

Linen (Double bed)
£8.00
Pet
£15.00
Linen (Single Bed)
£8.00
Towels (per person)
£5.00
Travel Cot
£6.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are available to hire. Electricity is payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric storage heaters and open fire (initial supply of coal INCLUDED). A maximum of 3 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 3 medium or 3 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking in the bedrooms.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • Save 15% w/c 08 Oct 16 From 08/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 01 Oct 16 From 01/10/2016 to 07/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 15/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 22/10/2016 to 28/10/2016
  • Save £50 - 6 night break! (CA7) From 01/10/2016 to 06/10/2016

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 6
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 POA £395.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 POA £495.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 POA £345.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 POA £595.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 POA £595.00
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Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Excellent
30-Aug-2016

Comfortable and well equipped.

Excellent
28-Jul-2016

solitude was stunning

Excellent
16-Jul-2016

Great location, the estate manager was very helpful. Would recommend it whole heartedly

Good
04-Jul-2016

Kitchen excellent, spacious bedrooms nothing to complain about

Good
11-Nov-2015

Overall a comfortable and well-equipped cottage. Window in double bedroom needs attention - hinge at top is broken. Dr...

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