South Cottage, Eilanreach Estate
Near Glenelg, Ross-shire.Guest Rating
South Cottage is one of three holiday cottages in a splendid and very peaceful situation on the Eilanreach Estate, near the little village of Glenelg on the shores of the Sound of Sleat, 20 miles south of Kyle of Lochalsh.
|Sleeps: 4||Bedrooms: 2|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: Yes (3)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 1|
Accessed by a short Estate road it is semi-detached from North Cottage and enjoys views over a field to the water and the mountains of Skye beyond.
Inside it is a bright and sunny cottage which has been carefully refurbished and is simply but very comfortably furnished. The sitting room has comfortable seating around its welcoming open fire that keeps it very cosy and is ideal for snuggling up on cooler evenings.
The smart, modern kitchen is spacious and well-equipped. It is conveniently open plan to the dining area with windows at either end that increase the feeling of light and space. Also on this level is the family bathroom.
Upstairs there are two attractive bedrooms, a double and a twin, that are both full of character, with coombed ceilings and dormer windows.
Outside there is parking right at the door. To the front of the cottage is a pleasant and good-sized enclosed grass garden (with furniture), which has uninterrupted views of the Sound and the hills beyond.
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.
Sitting room with open fire and satellite TV/DVD
Kitchen/dining room with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave, etc
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.
- Linen (Double bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Towels (per person)
- Travel Cot
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). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). 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.
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).
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 4|
|18 Jul 2020 - 28 Aug 2020||POA|
|29 Aug 2020 - 18 Sep 2020||POA|
|19 Sep 2020 - 09 Oct 2020||POA|
|10 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020||POA|
|31 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020||POA|
|19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020||POA|
|28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||POA|
|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Feb 2021||POA|
|06 Feb 2021 - 02 Apr 2021||POA|
|03 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021||POA|
|24 Apr 2021 - 07 May 2021||POA|
|08 May 2021 - 21 May 2021||POA|
|22 May 2021 - 04 Jun 2021||POA|
|05 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021||POA|
|26 Jun 2021 - 27 Aug 2021||POA|
|28 Aug 2021 - 17 Sep 2021||POA|
|18 Sep 2021 - 08 Oct 2021||POA|
|09 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021||POA|
|30 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021||POA|
|18 Dec 2021 - 27 Dec 2021||POA|
|28 Dec 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||POA|
|06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023||POA|
|06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024||POA|
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.
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The cottage was all we needed for a comfortable week. I wouldn’t hesitate in returning here. The best of all was there w...Read More
Cottage has recently been refurbished but crockery and utensil need replaced
Loved the location although it is very remote. We hardly left the Glenelg area during our holiday as the drive to get ba...Read More
Very good value for money.
We had a lovely cottage in a wonderful area. The manager was friendly and helpful, but never intrusive. Everything was c...Read More