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Wild Orchid Cottage, Skye

  • Sea & mountain views from the cottage
    Sea & mountain views from the cottage
    Sea & mountain views from the cottage
    Sea cliffs from the cottage back garden
    Cottage & garden (in March)
    Recently fitted kitchen - view 1
    Recently fitted kitchen - view 2
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    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,...
  • Amenities & details
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(2)
    • Dining Seats (7)
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Ocean Views
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(3)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Dogs are welcome and no extra charge is made.
    Kitchen and bathroom were recently refurbished.
    The twin room can be made up as a 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.
    Listing #HL142903 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Default - - 3 nights
    ***SPECIAL OFFER... Jan 2, 2015 Jan 16, 2015 3 nights
    Winter/Spring 2015 Jan 17, 2015 Mar 20, 2015 3 nights
      Mar 21, 2015 Apr 3, 2015 7 nights -- --
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    There is no charge for pets.
    There is no booking fee and no other extra charges.
    All bed linen, towels, gas, electricity, logs, & kindling for woodburning stove, and wi-fi broadband are included in the rental price.
    Basic cleaning supplies are provided including a week's supply of dishwasher tabs and washing machine detergent.

    Particularly between November and February, we are happy to offer flexible start and end days/dates, flexible duration of stay, and more flexibility on arrival and departure times - please let us know your requirements and we will try to accommodate you.

    If you are making a last minute booking we may be able to offer a discount - please feel free to contact us and ask.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Inverness: 125.5 mi
    Railway: Kyle of Lochalsh: 39.8 mi
    Ferry: Armadale: 47.2 mi
    Isle of Skye is linked to the mainland by a toll-free bridge at Kyle of Lochalsh.

    Alternatively you can travel by ferry from Mallaig to Armadale.

    Detailed directions on how to travel to Wild Orchid Cottage will be provided on booking.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
    Nearby cities
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Jane J
Cockenzie, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

stunning location, lovely & homely, all vegan furnishings & cleaning products, large enclosed garden great for the dogs and with beautiful views, wood burning stove a great feature, very well equipped, very helpful owner, amazing star gazing from garden at night, peaceful more

Management response:

Thank you for your review - lovely to hear you and your dogs enjoyed your holidays! Hope we will see you all back again sometime in future! more

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Adam G
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
person found this review helpful

This was our first trip to Skye and the cottage really did not disappoint. The beds were all like (if not) new, and the living room very cozy with the log fire going (to be honest this was on most of the time as the weather was rubbish). Great accommodation for those with a dog as it is only 4km... more

Management response:

Good to hear you enjoyed staying at Wild Orchid Cottage and managed to keep cosy even though you experienced almost the full range of Skye weather on your visit! Fingers x'd for some better weather if you come back again! more

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Tom P
York, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
person found this review helpful

My brother, three friends and I all had an incredibile time at the cottage. If it was closer we'd DEFINITELY come back (it took us ten hours of driving). The views were breathtaking, there were great walks around, the cottage was perfect for us - a little fire/stove, the beds were comfy, so were the sofas (on which we spent... more

Management response:

I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay so much, and took the time to submit such a lovely review. Thank you, and I hope you will come back sometime in the future in spite of the epic journey to get here! more

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