The Old Church Holiday Cottage, Ardvasar, Isle of Skye

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"Thank you for visiting our web site.

We are very pleased to welcome you and hope that you like what you see. Last spring we traveled for the first time along the Sleat Peninsula - understandably known as "The Garden of Skye". We were amazed at the difference in the scenery from the rest of Skye. It is truly beautiful and we felt we just had to explore it further. We love the peace and tranquility of Scotland and the feeling of being 'in the middle of nowhere'.

At the same time we also love to eat (and drink) out, especially if we can walk home! Places of interest, lovely walks, wildlife, time with friends and a local welcome are also high on our list of essentials. Our travels took us to the pretty village of Ardvasar, only a mile from the Ferry Terminal at Armadale. There we found everything we were looking for as a holiday area. We loved The Old Church the moment we stepped inside and so, here we are, proud new owners and very excited. If you like the same sort of things that we do we are sure it is worth your while to make the time to have a closer look at this site. We’d love to hear from you."

Drew and Carole Cameron

Cottage Information in Brief

The Old Church Cottage
  • Sleeps up to 10 people
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Wood burning stove
  • Two bathrooms
  • Fuel costs included
  • Bedding provided
  • Welcome gift of local produce
  • Pets welcome

The Old Church is a wonderful building bursting with character, from stained glass windows to oak panelling. The view from the fabulous picture window in the lounge is glorious as you can see. The house a large lounge with Sky TV, DVD recorder/player, stereo and plenty of books. The kitchen has a living area off it with further seating where you can doze by the impressive wood burning stove. There is also a dining table in the kitchen area for those who prefer to dine informally. The cooking facilities are excellent - there is a double electric oven with hob, fridge, microwave, food processor, mixer, loads of pans etc. There is also a fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier (some being located in the adjacent utility room). There is a large dining room with a solid oak table, lovingly restored pew and a bespoke sofa bed which converts to a double bed. There is a bathroom with WC, basin and bath and a small bedroom with bunk beds. Upstairs there are three further bedrooms, one with a king size bed and two others that can be used a two single or king size beds. This means that the house can accommodate up to 10 people. There is another bathroom with a fabulous shower.

All heating, lighting and fuel costs are included in the tariffs shown. Bedding, towels and tea towels are all provided. We will also ensure that tea, coffee, sugar and milk are provided on arrival to help you recover from your journey! Small welcome gifts of local produce will also await your arrival.

Pets are very welcome. The Old Church has a fully enclosed garden so your dogs shouldn't be able to get too friendly with the Highland Cows in the next field!!

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