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The Old Dye House

Hallin, Isle of Skye
Grade 4 Star rating

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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 2
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The Old Dye House is simply a little gem. Sympathetically renovated, this cottage for two has stunning views over the sea coupled with lots of history.


Description

If you’re looking to escape and unwind, then this remote detached cottage is for you. Relax by the wood burner and enjoy the sea views.

Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, 36" Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and slate floor.
Dining area: With slate floor.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Steep, narrow, open-tread stairs to...

First Floor:
Bedroom: With double bed and sloping ceiling.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included.

Small garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

The Old Dye House is set in a quiet location overlooking the sea, and on good days you can see the Outer Hebrides far in the distance. This detached cottage for two, adjacent to the owner’s home, is spacious and warm and has been sympathetically renovated and furnished to a very good standard. Beautifully presented with tasteful use of colours and textures, The Old Dye House makes the perfect base from which to explore the lovely Isle of Skye and the west coast.

Waternish itself is home to several art galleries, a family run sheepskin tannery, which gives guided tours, the oldest inn on Skye and a Michelin star restaurant. There are also plenty of walks available nearby for all abilities and the best sunsets on the island. Set towards the northern end of the island, all the attaractions Skye has to offer are within easy driving distance. Take a trip to Dunvegan Castle and gardens, and after enjoying that you can take a walk along the shoreline to Coral Beach – just stunning! Visit Portree, the island’s capital, with its wide variety of shops, art galleries, craft shops and some great places to eat and drink. A trip from Portree to the Trotternish Peninsula is well recommended. You will see dramatic scenery, and one of the most famous walks, the Old Man of Storr, which is a large pinnacle of rock and can be seen for many miles. Part of the Trotternish Ridge was created by a massive ancient landslide leaving probably what is one of the most photographed landscapes in the world.

To the southern end of the island you will find the Sleat Peninsula, known as the ‘Garden of Skye’, where you can visit Armadale Castle along with some amazing places to eat. There is a large variety of outdoor pursuits available including hill and mountain climbing in the famous Cuillins, sea trips, fishing, kayaking, sailing and mountain biking. Take a stroll along some of the many quiet and unspoilt beaches which surround the rugged coastline. For the less energetic, sit back and relax in front of the wood burner and enjoy the everchanging vistas. Shop 21 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Sea View
    Sea View
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
    Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 10

    10/11/2019
    Confirmed guest, 09/11/2019
    Beautiful comfortable cottage spacious for two downstairs not much head room up but the views from the skylights made up for that small detail. Warm welcome but then very private. Immaculately clean lots of hot water and very well equipped kitchen apart from small under work top fridge. We took plenty of supplies because of remote location and we don’t like to do much driving once we arrive. luckily being November we were able to leave some outside in a cool bag. Excellent phone reception and WiFi plus lovely pub and takeaway just up the road.


  • 10

    02/11/2019
    Confirmed guest, 26/10/2019
    Overall a great holiday and location


  • 10

    16/10/2019
    Confirmed guest, 12/10/2019
    A peaceful location with a marvelous sea view and on a clear night fabulous dark skyscraper This cottage is warm welcoming and thoughtfully converted with everything you need to chill out and watch the weather enjoy sunsets behind hebrides or look out for whales birds and listen to the sea. Its a good base to explore skye


  • 9

    01/10/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2019
    A beautiful well equipped cottage in a fabulous location -well worth the long drive. Some amazing views and sunsets from the cottage. Just need to watch your head very low ceiling in loft bedroom. Owner very helpful and friendly with attention to detail all things covered including bowls bed towel and treats for the dog. Would definitely recommend for an away from it all holiday.


  • 8

    10/09/2019
    Confirmed guest, 07/09/2019
    If you want a secluded holiday then this is it breathtaking views out of every window fishing off Waternish point golden eagle and grey seals. Visit Portree dog friendly cafes and nice shops


  • 10

    08/09/2019
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2019
    My husband and I (and our two pugs) had a wonderful week at The Old Dye House. The cottage has everything you could possibly need. The views (from every window) are spectacular and in the evenings we enjoyed curling up in front of the log burner with a glass of wine.


  • 10

    25/08/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/08/2019
    Perfect Location, beautiful Cottage decorated with lots of love and taste


  • 10

    15/08/2019
    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2019
    We had the most beautiful 3 weeks in the Old Dye House. The location is stunning and we enjoyed our stay at Waternish very much! Judy the owner is very helpful and friendly and we had a great time with her too! We only can recommend this beautiful and cosy Cottage to everybody!


  • 10

    11/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 06/07/2019
    Lovely little cottage for a peaceful getaway. Two minutes from the loch side and with beautiful views from the living room windows towards Dunvegan Head and Ardmore Point respectively. The kind and helpful owner lives close to hand.


  • 10

    16/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 15/06/2019
    Amazing holiday !


  • 7

    11/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/06/2019
    Lovely well refurbished property in a beautiful location. Everything catered for in the cottage and a very pleasant owner . I have a couple of issues , whilst we were there the weather was unusually cold and the heating system isn’t adequate to keep you warm , kindly the owner lent us a free standing heater, the other point is the ceiling height in the bedroom which is extremely low and quite claustrophobic ( maybe I am being too fussy but being over 6 feet tall I got fed up of banging my head) . Also the flue on the log burner bangs all night when windy which it is most of the time . Would I stop there again? Probably not.


  • 10

    26/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 18/05/2019
    We have just returned from a wonderful week in the Isle of Skye. The Old Dye House was beautifully appointed with stylish and comfortable accommodation. Everything was provided and Judi was very welcoming. The cottage is just a short walk from the shore, where we saw otters and seals. The cottage is on the beautiful Waternish peninsula and has the most wonderful views over the sea to the Outer Hebrides. The sunsets were just stunning. We would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage. Thank you Judi for a wonderful stay.


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