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Plockton Rhu Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Plockton, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Built in the 1800s, Plockton Rhu Cottage was originally a cooperage providing barrels for the Plockton fishing trade. Later in that century an upper floor was added making it a typical ‘one and a half storey’ traditional Highland cottage. Now refurbished, it still retains its original character, providing a cosy and relaxing village retreat away from bustle and hubbub.

The Lounge, Kitchen/Diner and the windows in both Bedrooms all face the beautiful sea loch that is Loch Carron. Whether sitting outside - or in the porch with a cup of tea or a glass of wine in inclement weather - you are assured of magnificent views across the garden and open grassland to Plockton Bay, Duncraig Castle and the Plockton Crags.

Plockton Village, known as ‘The Jewel of the Highlands’, is the perfect base to stay, being ideal for walking, hill climbing, photo...
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Listing #HL6765653
About the Owner
Denis H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

The cottage was warm and well equipped. Denis and Kate the owners liver in the adjoining extension and are perfect hosts - on hand and attentive if needed but not intrusive. Great fund of local knowledge and advice.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Alastair_MacG
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Great cottage, great location. Shame about the weather. But Denis has no control over that. Recomend this holiday home to anyone.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Matthew N
Management response:Responded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your review. You are right, I cannot control the weather Best regards Denis Havard

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We spent last week at Rue Cottage,Plockton and would heartily recommend it. Dennis and Kate were the perfect hosts supplying us with milk, butter, bread and eggs and just the right local knowledge about places to eat and local walks. There is plenty to do...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank AlisonJ291
Management response:Responded 8 August 2018

Dear Alison and John Thank you for your kind words about your stay at Rhu Cottage Plockton. We are pleased you enjoyed yourself and hope you have a safe trip back to Australia. Regards Kate and Denis Havard

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
1 Pet ONLY - by arrangement, pet NOT allowed in bedrooms or LEFT ALONE in Rhu Cottage
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Plockton is just 20 minutes from the bridge over to the Isle of Skye with all its magnificent mountains and geology and Norse history.
And just 30 minutes will take you to that most picturesque of all castles 'Eilean Donan' set in the oustanding beauty of Kintail and Loch Duich.
Excellent eating and satisfying drinks are to be had in both Plockton Village and surrounding area.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 100.0 km
Railway: Plockton: 3.0 km
Inverness Airport is user-friendy with excellent car hire, and the route to Plockton passes through oustanding Scottish countryside.

The train journey from Inverness to Plockton is renowned for its scenery and said by many, including Micheal Palin, to be the best line in the UK
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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