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The Sidings

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Plockton, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
“The Sidings” is situated in a row of 40-year-old cottages, adjacent to Plockton station. It is a very comfortable, cosy home. It is particularly handy for spectacular walks to the beaches close by. Locals and visitors have been known to swim their even in September. The house is a 5-10 minute walk from the centre of Plockton with gorgeous views of the Crags towering over the village. There are very good eating places that serve local seafood and other local produce. The house consists of a spacious dining kitchen, a warm living room with reclaimed Victorian fireplace. Outside there is a small back garden with a leafy green outlook and a larger front garden with a picnic bench that in the past the owners, Thomas and Julie, have enjoyed early evening drinks and family barbecues. It has a parking area opposite the house and extra space is... Read more
Listing #HL202298
About the Owner
Thomas M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

In a perfect location this cottage is only a 10 minute walk into Plockton The train runs right along side and you can catch a train into Kyle or over to Inverness Weather for the time we was there was fabulous hitting a high of...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank philrichardson1964
Management response:Responded 1 July 2018

Thanks very much for your positive comments. We are glad we we were able to help make your holiday so enjoyable. Regards Thomas & Julie

Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Sidings is very well equipped, in a great location that mean't we took a few day trips on the stunning Kyle Railway line. Family and dog loved our week here, and Plockton is a bit of a favourite in Scotland. Fantastic in all ways,...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Emma G
Management response:Responded 15 May 2018

Hi Emma Thank you for your positive feedback and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Sidings and in Plockton. Thank you also for leaving the Sidings so tidy. We hope you are able to book with us in the future Thomas...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Comfortable semi-detached cottage, clean and well equipped. Quiet location and Plockton harbour within walking distance. Very good base to go and explore the Isle of Skye. Eilean Donan Castle and lots of walks close by. I'd definitey recommend!

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Benedicte111
Management response:Responded 22 August 2017

Hi Benedicte Thank you for your lovely review of the Sidings. We are glad you had a lovely time. Regards Thomas & Julie

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Patio area with picnic table and parasol.
Open fire for cosy nights.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    3 Fulls
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5 Jan 2019 -
1 Feb 2019
7 nights
2 Feb 2019 -
29 Mar 2019
7 nights
30 Mar 2019 -
26 Apr 2019
Early Summer
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
When you book, a deposit of £150 within 5 days will secure you're booking. The final payment should be paid at least one month before your arrival.

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or by Bank transfer (Please note that bank transfers may incur extra charges that will have to be covered by the customer).
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About the neighbourhood
Plockton is a beautiful village with all the amenities that you will require. The local bars and restaurants serve very good local produce, they also serve the local Ale that is brewed in Plockton. Traditional music is played in the bars through the week by local musicians.

The local beaches are only a Ten minute walk from the Sidings, the vews you will see from here are looking to the Isle of Skye.

There are boat trips out of plockton that will take you to see birds, seals and also dolphins and lots more wildlife.
From the Sidings, the Isle of Skye is only a ten minute drive, there are lots of things to see and do on the Island.

Applecross is also a stunning place to visit. The drive over the Bealach is the highest road in Britain, The views from the top on a clear day are fantastic....
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 130.0 km
Railway: Plockton: 0.1 km
There is an Airport in Inverness that is 80 miles away. You can hire a car or get a Train that will take you to Plockton.
Plockton railway station is only a two minute walk to the Sidings.
A car journey will take you about two hours where you will drive through some amazing Scenery.
Plockton also has an airstrip where small aircrafts can land.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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