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Wild Orchid Cottage, Ullinish, Skye

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Excellent 5/5

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Sea & mountain views from the cottage

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Located on a quiet peaceful peninsula of Skye , Wild Orchid Cottage has inspiring views over Loch Harport to sea cliffs and the Cuillin Mountains beyond. It provides an ideal base for exploring all parts of the Island, whether you are wanting to tour around to see all the amazing scenery, historic sites or local arts & crafts, or wishing to take advantage of the endless variety of walking and cycling routes and the other outdoor activities.Wild Orchid Cottage will provide a cosy and comfortable place to return to after your day's activities and a perfect setting for relaxing with family and friends, while taking in the stunning views from the cottage.

From the cottage door you can walk out to Oronsay Island at low tide, go beach-combing, or discover the ancient broch at Struan, or just enjoy sitting in the garden watching the light changing over the sea and mountains. Portree, the Island's main town, is only 11 miles away.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 202 km, Nearest railway: Kyle of Lochalsh 64 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture King Beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Dogs are welcome and no extra charge is made.Kitchen and bathroom were recently refurbished. The twin room can be made up as a 2nd double on request.Additional toddler bed available (suitable for 12 months to 4 years) or travel cot suitable for infants up to 36 months (or 14 kg).Prices are inclusive of bed linen, towels, wi-fi broadband, logs & kindling for wood burning stove, electricity, gas and a supply of basic cleaning materials.

Further details outdoors

Large natural garden (1 acre) with sitting out area and picnic bench.Garden area is fully fenced/gated, secure for all but the most athletic dogs/children! Photos of the fencing can be supplied in order for guests to assess suitability for their own children or dogs.External shed in grounds with table tennis table and equipment.Parking for 2 cars beside the house and space for further 2 cars available at the gate.Secure storage in shed for bikes, kayaks etc.Lovely walks from the doorstep.

Further details

A 30% non-returnable deposit is required to secure a booking, with the balance due 8 weeks prior to the start date of the holiday.Start and end days/dates and length of stay totally flexible between November and February.

The Hebrides region

Skye has something to offer everyone - rugged mountains, rolling hills, dramatic coastlines, abundant wildlife, historic castles and ancient ruins. There are wildlife boat trips around the coast and ferries to take you to the Outer Hebrides. After a day of activities, there are plenty of places to relax with family and friends while enjoying a meal out.

The Cuillin Mountains are a favourite destination for hill-walkers, climbers and Munro-baggers. The Trotternish Ridge provides a further hill-walking challenge as do all the other hills around Skye. Endless more level paths, tracks, and coastal trails for those that prefer not to climb!

Skye also offers a peaceful retreat against the spectacular backdrop of its amazing and diverse scenery.

You will definitely want to come back to Skye as there is always something more to do and additional places to explore.

Struan

All within easy reach of Ullinish: Macleod's Tables, Macleod's Maidens (sea stacks), Dunvegan Castle, Coral Beach, Waternish Peninsula, Neist Point, Talisker Distillery, Uig (ferries), The Storr and The Quirang (Trotternish Ridge).

Portree is only 11 miles away and as the main town in Skye has full facilities, including:

Fingal Centre which offers a library, fitness suite, swimming pool, small climbing wall and fitness classes.

Aros Centre - arts/cultural activities including theatre, music and movies.

There are many small arts and crafts galleries all around the Island and plenty of cafes and restaurants.

Sligachan and Glenbrittle are the two main starting points for walking & climbing in the Cuillin Mountains and both can be reached within 30 minutes or less by car from Wild Orchid Cottage.

From the Cottage, you can walk across the tidal causeway to Oronsay Island, explore the Ullinish coastline, go beachcombing, or visit the well preserved iron age Broch.

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