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The Old Post Office - stunning views to Skye

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Beautiful views over Kylerhea to Skye
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Beautiful views over Kylerhea to Skye
The Old Post Office, Glenelg
The double bedroom on the first floor with views over Kylerhea to Skye.
The double bedroom on the first floor with views over Kylerhea to Skye.
The downstairs sitting room with wood burning stove.
The downstairs sitting room with wood burning stove.
Dining room with views across the sea to Skye.
Bathroom with bath and overhead shower
Well-equipped kitchen
Nearest store......5 metres!
Eilan Donan Castle
Dun Trodden Broch
White sands at Sandaig beach
Bracing swims in crystal clear waters!
Stunning walking opportunities - Am Bathach ridge, Cluanie.
The Glenelg-Skye ferry. Perfect for watching the resident Sea Eagle.
Sea kayak at Kyle
Wild MTB routes on the doorstep
Meeting the locals in Corran
A photographer's delight - Loch Long at Dornie
Beach BBQ's
Glenelg Bay
Unforgettable views throughout the year - From Glenelg over Kylerhea to Skye
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Glenelg, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
The Old Post Office lies in the heart of Glenelg, opposite the village store and a minutes walk from the Glenelg Inn. Built in 1723 to house the English Captains stationed at nearby Bernera barracks following the Jacobite uprisings, this historic cottage provides the perfect base for walking, cycling, bird watching and sightseeing,

A gentle stroll down the single-tracked lane takes you down along the sea front to a quiet pebbled beach with crystal clear water and breath taking views over to Skye. A perfect spot for a bracing swim or a beach bar-b-que.
A short bike ride inland brings you to two Pictish Brochs and further along the coast a leisurely walk through woodland brings you to Sandaig, former home to author Gavin Maxwell who wrote 'Ring of Bright Waters' For serious walkers, climb the Five sisters of Kintail or explore...
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Listing #HL109752
About the Owner
Lucy H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Directions and entry information are provided at the time of booking so guests can arrive at anytime after the entry time of 3pm without needing to arrange a specific time to meet to pick up keys etc. We take a hands-off approach and allow guests to get on and enjoy their stay but if guests need help or advice we are on hand to help as required. Contact numbers are provided once your booking has been confirmed.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Old Post Office is a wonderful place to stay, the views from the rear decking are spectacular. The accommodation is cosy and very well equipped it is perfect for exploring and Skye is within easy access via the Glenelg Ferry. We had a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

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Lucy793, VR Owner at The Old Post Office - stunning views to Skye, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was a lovely well equipped cottage. Our boys 10 and 14 had great fun playing with the Lego. The area is fantastic, lots to do and great walks. We went there to see the area after I read Ring of Bright Water many many...More

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Amenities
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please note we only offer weekly lets from Saturday to Saturday - additional nights will be charged at the full weekly rate. Please treat our cottage with respect and report all...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
₹ 46,546
£ 515
19 May 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
Early Summer
7 nights --
₹ 40,220
£ 445
30 Jun 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
Summer
7 nights --
₹ 44,739
£ 495
8 Sep 2018 -
5 Oct 2018
Summer
7 nights --
₹ 32,989
£ 365
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,038 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
We have wonderful holidays in Glenelg. There is so much to do in and around the village and the locals are very friendly! The village beach is pebbly with crystal clear water. The water is COLD but swimming is possible, particularly at the end of the summer when the water is warmer. Our children spend hours building stone sculptures and shell collecting is also high on the beach agenda as is crabbing from the jetty where some monster crabs have been caught at high tide. Theres always plenty of firewood for beach fires (village store normally has supply of marshmallows for toasting) and our little green bucket bar-b-que is great for al fresco eating. Its also a great spot for spotting porpoises and other wildlife.

Our other favourite beach is at Sandaig where author Gavin Maxwell lived wit...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
From Edinburgh: Take the M9; exit Junction 10, Callander & Crianlarich onto A84. Follow A84 which becomes A85 to Crianlarich and continue on A82 through Glencoe and on to Fort William.

(There are good rest breaks at Tyndrum (Green Welly Stop) and at the Glencoe National Trust visitors Centre just before Glencoe village. Also very easy MacDonalds in Fort William!)

From Fort William follow the A82 for Spean Bridge and Inverness.
At Invergarry turn left on to the A87 and follow signs for Kyle of Lochalsh.
At Shiel Bridge turn left, signposted Glenelg. (there is a petrol station before the turn off on the left and signposts for the Glenelg ferry)

This very steep road takes you up and over Mam Ratagan. Great views of the 5 sisters of Kintail when you get to the top. And then down into...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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