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The Granary, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 2

Monkstadt became the seat of the Clan Macdonald in 1730 when they abandoned Duntulm Castle.  Nearby are servants’ houses and a steading which includes a granary stable, cartshed and a mill with horse walk....

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Monkstadt became the seat of the Clan Macdonald in 1730 when they abandoned Duntulm Castle.

Nearby are servants’ houses and a steading which includes a granary stable, cartshed and a mill with horse walk. Monkstadt has played a romantic role in highland history. The mainhouse of Monkstadt is now a ruin however the steading has been renovated and the stables and Granary have been sympathetically converted into first class holiday accommodation.

This single storey corner property is ideal for exploring the mysterious Isle of Skye. Flora Macdonalds monument and ruined Duntulm Castle are nearby. The Quirang and Old Man of Stor encourage walkers and climbers whilst the beauty, wildlife and various outdoor pursuits appeal to all groups.

Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

17 steps to entrance. All on one level: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

Elec CH and elec inc (£10pw Nov-Mar). Bed linen and towels inc. Stereo/CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. Washer/dryer. Garden furniture. Parking (1 car). No children.

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Customer Reviews of The Granary, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 2

1st comment: Great location for relaxing; watching a storm or the wonderful sunsets. Aug 2010.

2nd comment: Quiet location, nice views. July 2010.

3rd comment: Well off the the road; almost a mile. Magic sea views. July 2010.

4th comment: Views good. Tall people would find the sloping ceilings a problem, especially in the bathroom. More up to date local literature could be provided. May 2010.

5th comment: Clean, comfortable, quiet, lovely views. March 2010.

6th comment: Great location...great modern decor...would definitly use it again. March 2010.

7th comment: Well situated, close to inn and hotel for eating/drinking. Lovely views, warm. Oct 2009.

8th comment: Very pleasing conversion, tastefully decorated. Spectacular outlook. Oct 2009.

9th comment: Excellent views, warm and cosy. Sept 2009.

10th comment: Very clean and comfortable. Owners very friendly. Aug 2009.

11th Comment The property was good value. The only thing which we could possibily critise is the fact that our dog had to be kept on a lead within the grounds of the property. We come from the country and unfortunately he’s not used to being tied up. Apart from this small point we had a thoroughly enjoyable time. The property was very private - not overlooked by any other property. The views from the property were magnificent. July 2009.

12th Comment If you wish peace & quiet outdoor life, scenery, hillwalking, climbing, fishing, cosy nights in or a pint or two in a local pub and don’t mind using your own transport Skye is the place to go. We throughly enjoyed ourselves. March 2009.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: W40503
  • HMG Ref: 1101138
  • Property Type: Bungalow Historic Converted Farm/Industrial
  • Number of Bedrooms: 1
  • Sleeps Suit: 2
  • Facilities: TV, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave
  • Location Features: Rural
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 1 Cars
  • Pets: 0
  • Local Pubs

    Local Visitors Attractions

    Places to Visit

    • Flora Macdonald Grave

      The story of Flora Macdonald is well known and her courageous support for Bonnie Prince Charlie. She is buried in Kilmuir Cemetary with a cross as a monument. A lovely location with the sea in the distance. Johnson's epitaph remains as moving as ever.

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