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Katie's cottage

Katie's cottage
5.0 of 5 bubbles
6 reviews
Katie's cottage
Sitting area
Wood burning stove for cosy evenings
Hand made ash staircase to upstairs
Mezzanine style landing with access to bedrooms.
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
View from garden into the glen
Our black lab Jingles monitoring progress. Pets are welcome at Katie's
We found this Puffin cruising one of the lochs surrounding the cottage
Neist Point seen from Waterstein Head. Just a couple of minutes from the cottage.
Dunvegan castle, the ancestral home of the clan MacLeod. One of the main attractions...
Orbost: an amazing place with crystal clear water and a nice beach
A Minke whale surfacing at Neist Point
One of the members of the local seal colony relaxing...
Sunset over the loch
Talisker distillery,  home of the famous malt. Just a 20 minute drive from Katie's
Loch Coruisk, a must see beauty spot. Various day trips are available.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Glendale, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
Katie's cottage is a typical Skye croft house. It was built in the early 1900's. Back then it cost £10 and three hogs to build and the stone mason would not get his daily payment if he did not complete a full course of stones for that day. The stones for the walls were quarried from the hills at the back of the cottage and brought on site using the Glendale community horse. Certainly different times!

In 2009 Katie's cottage was completely stripped down to the bare walls and fully renovated during 2009/2010.

The inside is cosy and welcoming with soft colours and natural materials like stone and wood. Both gable ends have exposed stone walls which add to the period character of the property.

The cottage is very comfortable with underfloor heating, a very well equipped kitchen, satellite colour TV and WIFI internet.

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About the Owner, Roger & Claire Schaaf
Languages spoken: German, English, Dutch
Response Rate: 78 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 15 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
You will find the keys to the property in the key safe box next to the door. You can let yourself in at any time on the day of your arrival.

You will find various guides and suggestions for great walks inside the property.
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English first
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94 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Our arrival at Katie's Cottage was in classic Scottish summer weather - 50 mile and hour winds, horizontal rain and zero visibility with the thermometer just nudging double figures. The cottage was warm, dry and welcoming and having said cosy (which it is) it is also quite spacious (more than the photos imply). It is well decorated and fitted out,...

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Very clean and tidy....beautiful setting next door to the red roof cafe in glendale. Highly recommend holiday cottage.

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Such a fabulous cottage. We stayed with two small dogs and they loved dashing around the grassy garden. The views are gorgeous no matter what the weather. We used the fabulous fire place one evening for warmth which was lovely, the living area is so comfortable with the kitchen and lounge being an open space. Loved the utility area and...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Glendale is a tiny village in the north-west of Skye. The views are dominated by the great glen and the mighty MacLeod's tables. In the direct vicinity you will find Dunvegan Castle and castle gardens, the seat of the famous clan MacLeod, the Coral Beaches, Neist Point and its typical lighthouse and Orbost beach.

The property is a 5 minute drive from the famous Three Chimneys Restaurant.

Local shops and restaurants are available in both Glendale and Dunvegan. The island capital Portree is 25 miles, roughly 40 minutes by car.
Getting around
In order to get to see the island, a car is recommended. In case you're travelling via Inverness airport, you can arrange for a hire car there. Other airports like Glasgow and Edinburgh also provide car rental services.

The tourist business is a dynamic thing on Skye. Your best bet for up to date information on activities is to search the internet and make your reservations online as soon as possible.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness Airport: 200.0 km
Railway: Kyle-of-Lochalsh: 80.0 km
From the Skye bridge follow directions towards Dunvegan. Expect a one hour drive from the Skye bridge to the property.

From the Skye bridge follow the A87 until you reach Sligachan. At the Sligachan Hotel, take a left onto the A863 towards Dunvegan.

Approaching Dunvegan just past the church on your left, take a left onto the B884. Follow the B884 for 7.3 miles until you reach a T-junction in the center of the village of Glendale. Take a left at the village store onto the Holmisdale road. After about a mile you will find the property on your right hand side (green door, wooden gate).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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