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“Fantastic family holiday”
Main lounge window looking out to Sound of Sleat
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Main lounge window looking out to Sound of Sleat
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Main lounge window looking out to Sound of Sleat
View from main lounge window
Lots of character
From inside
Lounge
Lounge seating area
Formal dining room
Informal kitchen dining
Kitchen cooking area
Down the stairs
Readers Corner!
Our nearest neighbours
Looking down from the stairs
One refurbished bathroom
Another refurbished bathroom
A brand new extra bathroom!
Lovely light
Relax in the kitchen area
Enjoy our beautiful new multi-fuel stove
Our brand new bell tower (better than a flue!!)
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Ardvasar, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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837paulo
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic family holiday”
Reviewed 21 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

The old church is like a home from home!! We have previously rented the house before the changes and was the first time we have seen the improvements we love the en-suite it is quirky and in-keeping with the style of the house. Our two year old daughter loved to see the water from the window in the living room and the spacious garden. The owner responded quickly to our e-mail as we booked last minute and could not be more helpful. The only problem with the old church is having to leave!

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Liked best: Homely atmosphere
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Simon F
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Instant homely atmosphere”
Reviewed 29 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Breathtaking, stunning, warm, and welcoming. All are applicable to this gorgeous property. The care to maintain certain original aspects of the actual church it once was just add to the charm. I particularly love the tall arched window in the living area at the rear of the property, with beautiful views. Definately a firm favourite of mine

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Gailnic
Glasgow
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52 reviews
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“STUNNING SELF CATERING PROPERTY.”
Reviewed 8 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We spent this last weekend here and the property is fantastic.. Sleat is a gorgeous area of Skye and this house is an ideal base. Lots of room,, loads of lovely little touches and it is very well equipped. There is also great broadband with about 6 devices between us logged in at any time. Really is ideal for a big group with distinct areas around the place to relax.

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Liked best: The welcoming atmosphere
Liked least: Stay wasn't long enough
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Nich0lasN...
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
“Awesome place”
Reviewed 8 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

We had a really great time staying here! Correspondance with Carole, the owner, was quick and most helpful the whole time. The place was done up really nicely and we always looked forward to returning to the house each day. Thank you very much Carole!

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Liked best: The cosy atmosphere in the house
Travelling group: Friends
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Igglesbur...
Phuket Town, Thailand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Comfortable property with in a great village location.”
Reviewed 15 February 2013 for a stay in February 2013

The Old Church is a large property which can comfortably accommodate 10 adults, though as it was we were a group of 7. It is located in a village with good amenities (as well as the Mallaig ferry), the pub in particular is warm and friendly with decent meals. There was a bus service nearby though obviously most exploration is more conveniently completed by car. The property has large, comfortable social areas for dining and relaxing, especially the snug near the excellent wood burner. The bedrooms are well appointed, with plenty of reading material should the Skye Weather Gods not look favourably upon you! We went off season so a great deal of tourist attractions and restaurants were closed, however we can't recommend enough some of the walks nearby - so scenic for such little effort! It's also very close to more challenging hikes around the Cuillins if you're so inclined. Portree, Broadford, Carbost (Talisker Whisky!) are all within an hours drive, with Uig, Dunvegan, and the Trotternish Peninsula (stunning!) all very accessible also.

Overall I can't recommend the Old Church enough, particularly for large walking groups. It's cosy, conveniently located, well provisioned, and also large enough so you don't get under each other's feet. ****

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Liked best: The whole property.
Liked least: Trying to stand up after sitting in the chair next to the wood burner.
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
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Veronika...
Edinburgh
2 reviews
“Exceeded all expectations”
Reviewed 13 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

Such a beautiful and spacious gem of a find! The 5 of us felt immediately at home. The cottage has ample space for lounging, whether in front of the TV, or next to the fireplace after a long day out. Meals were a pleasure to prepare in the very well equipped kitchen. Multiple bathrooms with bath and shower meant no queueing in the mornings! The cottage has 2 fridges and a utility room with dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer (amongst others). The bedrooms are incredibly comfortable and tastefully furnished.

I cannot recommend this beautiful cottage highly enough. The owner's have put so much care and attention to detail into both the lovely decorating and practicality of the place.

Communication before, during, and after the trip has been honest, helpful and so friendly.

This was a perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Isle of Skye! Will definitely be returning here.

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Liked best: Comfort and space
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: The Location
Liked least: Leaving !
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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