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  • The Anchorage
    The Anchorage
    The Anchorage
    Sitting room with woodburning stove
    Kitchen with views as have all the rooms
    Fishing boats always passing
    Anchorage hall Skye
    Property description
    Kyleakin
    |
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    The Anchorage is a delightful self-catering holiday cottage on the Isle of Skye.

    Located on the foreshore of one of the best holiday locations in Scotland, The Anchorage overlooks Loch Alsh and the heather clad mountains of the Scottish Highlands beyond.

    The cottage is the perfect all seasons self catering holiday accommodation for seaside-loving, mountain-walking, wildlife-watching, peace-searching people who love wilderness beaches, gastronomic delights and a touch of the Celtic.
    The garden has a gate which leads from the right on to the high tide line, from where one can fish or just sit and watch the yachts, naval and fishing boats come and go, including the occasional submarine or cruise liner. Opposite is the lighthouse-keeper's cottage Eilean Bàn where author Gavin Maxwell (Ri...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Balcony
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Waterfront
    • Water Views
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The house is well equipped and interior designed to our own standards. You'll find pictures of our children on the wall and binoculars and probably some whisky in the cupboards. This is not a house that has been 'done up cheaply to let out' and we find that it attracts people who treat it the affection that we show it ourselves.
    Listing #HL9476 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Inverness: 74.6 mi
    Railway: Kyle: 1.9 mi
    Ferry: Mallaig: 26.7 mi
    Approximately 4 hours north west of Glasgow, the western route takes in some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland, including Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, Ben Nevis and Kintail.

    Alternatively there are regular very low cost flights from Luton with Easy-Jet to Inverness. Then train to Kyle of Lochalsh - one of the prettiest railway journeys in the world! The house is 5 minutes taxi journey away.
    Or just drive from anywhere in the UK - it's about 10 hours drive from London. But you won't find a more dramatic journey anywhere in the UK!
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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412burgh
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We just got back from a week at the Anchorage. It was perfect for us. We went from the top of Skye to Locharron area and it was very convenient. Local restaurants and pubs to walk to. Either Kyle of Lochalsh right over the bridge or Broadford in the opposite direction have co-ops for groceries, shops and petrol. (Broadford's station... more

Management response:

Hi Holly - glad you had a good time at the Anchorage and thanks for your kind review. Hope you had a safe journey home. Regards, Richard. more

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janetcarr...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Just returned from a memorable holiday in Skye. The was our first visit to Skye and we were delighted to arrive at The Anchorage. The house is located in a peaceful spot which is also central to explore Skye and over the bridge to Kyle of Lochalsh and the beautiful village of Plockton. Unlike more remote areas, we were able... more

Management response:

I'm so glad you had such a successful stay at the Anchorage. You can see why we love it so much ourselves! Thank you for your kind review. It is much appreciated. Richard. more

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Liz P
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Our wish to holiday in Skye was complemented by the wonderful and efficient service accompanying our booking, along with the owner's tips and guidelines to the their home and the Isle itself. We arrived at The Anchorage after a picturesque journey travelling up the West Coast and through the snow covered peaks towering above the many Lochs that are dotted...

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Management response:

Hi - I'm really grateful for your extensive review. It is very kind of you and I'm so glad your first visit to Skye was so enjoyable. Welcome back any time! Regards, Richard. more

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Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Listed since : Oct 2013
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