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Old Kyle Farm Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland
Once the old dance hall for the village, and scene of plenty of dancing, the cottage has also been a home for shepherds working on the farm.

Richard Perry lived here while writing 'I Went A Shepherding' in the 1940s.

Thoroughly updated, it still allows some of the layers of history to shine through.

The cottage has panoramic views out over the villages of Kyleakin, Kyle and Loch Alsh.
Listing #HL7462791
About the Owner
Nick & Jo D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
We like to give you your space but are available if you need us.
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at Old Kyle Farm Cottage which we found to be very comfortable and had all that we wanted – including the all important cafetiere! The kitchen/dining area is wonderful with full length windows for great views down to Kyleakin and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming, well appointed, Nick & Jo have thought of everything. Cosy and comfortable and very well located. Certainly recommend it.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time in Old Kyle Farm kyleakin, cottage was lovely, cosy and met all our needs. Few wee kind touches from Jo & Nik made it very welcoming, milk, shortbread and wine were lovely. Our dog enjoyed her wee biscuit treat too. Definitely...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank jodoc2017
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Stays are on the following changeovers: Fri-Mon (3 nights) Mon-Fri (4 nights) Fri-Fri, Mon-Mon (7 nights) etc Pets by arrangement only. Pets not allowed in the bedrooms or on the...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$264 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
We are an easy walk down into the pretty village of Kyleakin with pubs, food, cafes, boat trips and a castle.

Old Kyle Farm is right near the famous Isle of Skye Bridge, meaning easy access to both Skye and the mainland. We have excellent local walks with stunning views right up behind the house. Bring your walking boots.

The Island is a lot bigger than a lot of people expect and a couple of days will barely get you started on the amazing sights and activities.

The most famous attractions within reach are the spectacular Cuillins, the Quiraing, the Old Man of Storr, Dunvegan Castle, Kilt Rock, Eilean Donan Castle, Elgol boat tours to Loch Cuirisk, Talisker Distillery, Plockton Village, Applecross' famous mountain pass and so much more.
Getting around
Although a car makes your trip easier, it is possible to enjoy Skye without.

You can get to us on the train to Kyle of Lochalsh and walk over the amazing Skye Bridge.

There are bus services across the Island and some of our visitors have enjoyed some of the best sites on Skye without driving.

There are also local tours that do day trips to all of the major sites and can be booked in advance.

Do please research in advance though as public transport does take more thought.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness: 140.0 km
Railway: Kyle of Lochalsh: 3.0 km
No ferry required as the bridge is free, but if you like taking boats, there is a ferry from Mallaig to Armadale and the old ferry to Kylerhea.

You can get to us on the train to Kyle of Lochalsh and walk over the amazing Skye Bridge.

Bus services (citylink) run from Glasgow to Kyleakin 4 times a day.
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