A semi-detached cottage situated in historic and scenic Glenelg, 1 mile from the beach, Smithy Cottage, once the home of the village blacksmith, provides the ideal location for holidaymakers, naturalists, hill-walkers or those simply seeking a peaceful Highland retreat. The hamlet boasts all local facilities, as well as Pictish brochs and the picturesque ruins of General Wade’s 17th-century barracks. Excellent walking on Ben Sgritheall and mountains of Glen Shiel. Splendid scenic routes both on the mainland and unforgettable Skye. The ferry to the Isle of Skye is approximately 2 miles away and operates from Easter to late September. Village shop and pub ¾ mile.
Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Conservatory. Bathroom with toilet. Steep stairs to small attic rooms with low ceilings: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single with additional futon.
NSH, elec and bed linen inc. Elec cooker. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.
Customer Reviews of Smithy Cottage, nr. Kyle of Lochalsh, Sleeps 3-4
1st comment: The cottage was nicely decorated and clean. Oct 2010.
2nd comment: Warm and comfortable. Kitchen shelves were a bit wobbley though. We liked Glenelg. May 2010.
3rd comment: The door of neither the fridge or the oven shut properly having to be wedged closed. Apart from that it was very good. Oct 2009.
4th comment: Traditional building, modernised. Addition of conservatory offers a ’light’ room. Aug 2009.
5th comment: Glenelg Inn - friendly and obvious social centre for village - food can be pricey, but good quality and well presented. June 2009.