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The Sidings

29 reviews
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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
“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 p...“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 available.More
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Thomas M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very comfortable and well equipped house in the gorgeous village of Plockton. Thomas and Julie left a great welcome pack including their excellent homemade jam. 10 min walk to the sea front where there are several good places to eat and there are lots of...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Sightsee613278, VR Owner at The Sidings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the sidings. We hope to see you again and your lovely dog. Regards Thomas

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 3rd trip to Plockton, but first time with our little girl, so decided to rent somewhere for the week rather than one of the hotels. The Sidings was a great home from home. Well equipped, clean and comfortable, and the welcome pack was a...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Sightsee613278, VR Owner at The Sidings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are glad the sidings was comfortable for you and you had a great week. Hope to see you again. Regards Thomas

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This house is perfect for a base in the Highlands. It’s a 15 min walk into the lovely village of Plockton & close to Kyle & Skye. The house is extremely well equipped with all cooking utensils & extremely cosy. It’s out of the village...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Sightsee613278, VR Owner at The Sidings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are so glad you had such a nose time. Thomas & Julie

Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

Cosy cottage in peaceful location with a lovely fire for when the weather is being a bit "Scottish". Easy walk to the stunning coral beach and only a short drive to Skye and the amenities in Kyle of Localsh. The train passing proved quite an...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Sightsee613278, VR Owner at The Sidings, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2019

Thank you for staying at the Sidings. We are very glad you had a relaxing time and enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 16 June 2019

Thankyou Thomas & Julie for a fabulous stay in your Plockton home .......the village is absolutely gorgeous & many a photo was taken !!.......it is a stunning area & your property was the perfect retreat after touring around ....every need was catered for . Enjoyed...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Sightsee613278, VR Owner at The Sidings, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

Thank you for your positive comments for the sidings and glad you had a lovely week enjoying the surrounding area. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards Thomas &Julie

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Patio area with picnic table and parasol. Open fire for cosy nights.
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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. ...
How to get there
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.
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