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The Admiral's House

The Admiral's House
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Rental Home -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
The Admiral's House is set in an idyllic location on the east coast of the island. The Admirals House is a former black house gifted to Wasps by the family of Vice Admiral Sir Roderick (Roddy) Macdonald KBE. The location comprises of 3 bedrooms, a large living room with wood burning stove and kitchen area. The location provokes a sense of quietness and isolation, a feeling of retreat and of contemplation and space.

The Admiral's House sits in 0.5 acres of ground and is roughly 15 minutes drive from Portree. The house itself is in Ollach, a very small village in the Braes area of Skye. The Admiral's House itself sits back from the road, right on the coast with views of Ben Tianavaig to the north east and the island of Raasay to the east. The environment is rugged and beautiful, changing rapidly with the weather. On a clear da...
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Listing #HL9727087
About the Owner
Wasps S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2018
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  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: $128 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
Portree is the largest town on the island and should have all the amenities that you need during your stay including:
- Banks: RBS, Clydesdale & Bank of Scotland
- Post Office
- Petrol Station
- Island Cycles Bike Hire & servicing
- Fingal Sports Centre for swimming, gym & fitness classes
- A small Co-operative supermarket in the Centre of Portree and a larger store on the edge of the town.
- A number of smaller stores within the town including Lochalsh butchers, Mackenzie’s Bakery, Jackson’s Health Food Store, Relish Delicatessen and Anchor Seafoods.
- A great selection of cafés bars and restaurants. Café Arriba is particularly good for vegetarians and vegans.
- Real Scottish Tours organises day trips around the island (booking required)
Getting around
Local Taxi:
Gus’ Taxis
Car recommended
How to get there
Lower Ollach is around 4 miles south of Portree and has no public transport links. The journey by car takes about 15 minutes from Portree. The property is accessed by a track from the main road from Portree to Braes. The track is sign posted from the main road. Four wheel drive is not required but please note that the track is bumpy and uneven in places and can become quite muddy in inclement weather.
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