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Cooinda Flat

Morar near Mallaig, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 911755)

4.5

Very good

Sykes rating

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV

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30 Customer Reviews

  • "Had an enjoyable week at Cooinda Flat was cosy , comfy, and clean ."

    It is in an exeptionaly lovely part of Scotland .This is our third time staying here so YES we love it ,will hopefully be back .

    Reviewed by VirginiaOct 2021

  • "The flat was in a superb location ,views down Loch and mountains."

    Deer roaming locally and visiting garden. Only 2 miles to Mallaig with its harbour,cafes and restaurants. Take out in village of Morar. AND silver sands only a short walk away ,also Camus Darroch beach with stunning views. The flat was fair in price and we will return if we can .

    Reviewed by VeraOct 2021

  • "Fantastic location, wonderful view of Loch Morar from the dining table."

    Comfortable, clean and well equipped at a fantastic price. Owners live downstairs but you won't notice them unless you need them. They came up within minutes to sort out the Sky box and were as freindly and as helpful as you could wish for. All told it was a wonderful week and we wouldn't hesitate to go back again.

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2021

  • "Nice clean place, beautiful location."

    No complaints but a few observations to help improve for others and my probable next visit. There were no tea spoons, the wine bottle opener was useless and host should maybe consider a fixed shower, Oh and most importantly, if the host owns the garden, please please take a saw to those two conifers in the garden!! they are obscuring 50% of a fantastic view across Loch Morar. Thank you

    Reviewed by GraemeMay 2021

  • "The apartment is in a quiet area and very peaceful."

    My wife and I felt so relaxed you are close to a beach and train station is close by if you like the steam train there are great places to catch it

    Reviewed by JosephSep 2020

  • "It’s perfect for exploring the surrounding area Morar, Mallaig, Arisaig and Fort William in a very tranquil setting with no noise."

    . Overlooks Loch Morar and has a daily visit from the deer who are extremely tame and willing to approach you. I was shielding and was able to do it perfectly in the surrounding area. Loch Morar is only 2-3 minutes away and we only saw a couple of people on our walk.

    Reviewed by MichelleSep 2020

  • "Beautiful location and good base to travel from."

    Reviewed by LindaAug 2020

  • "An amazing location."

    We particularly enjoyed the fact that we could sit at the table with a view out over the loch and often see deer wander nearby. It was great to be able to self-cater, especially during Covid19. We are planning to return to Cooinda Flat next year as we had such a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2020

  • "Good location, comfortable flat"

    Reviewed by MarkJul 2020

  • "Although,the weather was terrible during my stay,it didn't dampen my enthusiasm, still plenty to do and great places to eat out."

    P.S. Great WiFi with no buffering.

    Reviewed by GerardOct 2019

  • "Beautiful property"

    Reviewed by JoSep 2019

  • "We were not told about the low ceilings until we got there my father cut his ..."

    We were not told about the low ceilings until we got there my father cut his head the day we arrived and left a bad scaring and bruising there was no shower curtain and we could not stand in the shower we were very careful but still the water went everwhere my 3 yearold grand daughter slipped and banged her head there was not enough kitchen space to prepare a meal would not recomend for young children and older people

    Reviewed by AnneJul 2019

  • "Cooinda Flat is located above the owners own property but has its own separate entrance."

    It is set back slightly from a quiet road next to Cooinda Cottage. There is a washing machine and dryer on the “ground” floor as you enter then stairs to the flat. As others have pointed out, the roof is sloping so those of taller stature might have an issue (and a sore head) by the end of their stay. The three bedrooms are a good size, though the beds aren’t the most comfortable and the furniture is beginning to show its age. The views from the living room window are stunning and there is a deer family that regularly visits the field nearby. The bathroom let’s the property down as the corner bath is under the sloping roof so it’s virtually impossible to stand and have a shower and is difficult for older people to get in and out of. A rethink of the layout might help. There was however plenty of hot water for a bath. There is parking in front of the Flat and cottage as well as directly outside in the street. Mallaig is 2.5 miles away with tourist shops and tea rooms as well as a small Co-operative Shop with all the basics for self catering as there is no shops in Morar itself. Mike (the owner) popped round at the start of the stay to say hello. If you’re looking for a base on which to travel over to Skye on the ferry, Cooinda flat is perfect.

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2019

  • "Had a fantastic time."

    The flat has a homely and cosy feel. The view is stunning and u could spend all day just sitting at the window watching the change in the Loch as well as the wildlife. Cannot wait to return.

    Reviewed by KarenJun 2019

  • "It's a lovely place to stay we where made to feel welcome on our arrival."

    The scenery is breathtaking would return again.

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2019

  • "Location good."

    Flat comfortable and warm. The shower is a problem as previous comments have stated. Needs to be mentioned in details that there is no hairdryer. Be prepared to put in the miles to access visitor attractions.

    Reviewed by MarleneJun 2019

  • "It is a lovely flat in the most perfect place."

    The accommodation is a lot larger than it looks in the pictures. If you have the weather there is no finer place to holiday. We had a great time.

    Reviewed by RobMay 2019

  • "The apartment was ideal for our holiday over looking Loch Morar."

    It had everything we required to enable us to self cater in the evening. I would comment that as with most self catering units the cookery knives whilst they look nice in their block are not up to the basic job they are designed for i .e. being sharp enough to cut the produce. My only other comment and this is personal, the corner bath and shower head are through necessity fitted in the bathroom corner with a sloping ceiling I found difficult to access through not being able to bend my knees sufficiently.. Mike the owner is a charming and attentive host and I think Cooinda is ideal and I would. recommend it to friends and relatives as the perfect base for this area of Scotland. Another bonus is that the railway station is a ten minute walk away enabling you to visit Mallaig and Fort William without using the car.

    Reviewed by TrevorApr 2019

  • "The only pity is it's such a long way to get here."

    The owner Mike was very helpful on arrival. The flat is spacious especially as there were only two of us. Location is fabulous ….The view ! constantly changing over the Loch......The walks..... The almost tame deer....Oh and the beaches,especially the coast road between Morar and Asisaig !!... and if you want to do the train ride from the village to Fort William the ordinary train has the same views and is much cheaper than the Jacobite (they share the same line). The road journey between Fort William and Morar/Mallaig is one stunning view after another so if you're the driver doing the same journey by train makes up for what you might miss even though you are tempted to stop every few hundred yards to take photos. We had mixed weather but it didn't detract from anything.

    Reviewed by MartinSep 2018

  • "A great location for views, walks and access to further beyond."

    Reviewed by NickSep 2018

  • "I’d like to personally thank all of you at Sykes and the owner Mike Cunningham for everything!"

    Everyone’s patience with us due to our delayed flights and lost luggage was a Godsend. It’s horrible when you have to call the owner in the middle of the night because Google maps was a bit off.. He and his wife were wonderful!! Again, I loved the house and the utter peacefulness of the area is something I will cherish for a long time. Thank you for such a perfect experience!

    Reviewed by ErinJul 2018

  • "Very spacious flat with a great view."

    We saw deer and pine Martin from the lounge window!

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2018

  • "The only slight let down was that our partners had difficulty with the shower."

    It is not a stand-up shower, rather a bath with a shower hose at lower than waist height. So it difficult for our parents to manoeuvre comfortably to bathe. Other than that, top place.

    Reviewed by GaryJun 2018

  • "The apartment is a good base for exploring the area and the views from the living room, were lovely."

    The bedrooms were beautiful and good quality. The owner was nice and helpful.

    Mrs HarrisJun 2016

  • "Cooinda Flat was very comfortable and the living room had a superb view over Loch Morar."

    There were excellent walking routes near to hand and a very good train link with Mallaig which, in any event, is only 3.5 miles distant. Consequently, Cooinda is a very good base for visiting the small isles.

    Reviewed by IainJun 2016

  • "The cottage was spacious, very comfortable and the view was to die for from the lounge."

    The towels were lovely and soft and the owner was there to give any advice needed.

    Reviewed by HeatherJul 2015

  • "Stunning views and a lovely and clean accommodation."

    Great facilities for a family to explore this area.

    Reviewed by LauraJul 2015

  • "Amazing view from lounge / kitchen."

    Ideal location for touring a beautiful part of Scotland. Lots of cycling and walking.There were lovely eating places in Mallaig. Owner was very welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by MarjoryOct 2014

  • ""The views from the lounge are spectacular!"

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    Reviewed by JohnSep 2014

  • "Wonderful location with selection of beaches, boat trips, swimming in sea and loch!"

    Cooinda Flat is very quiet, as inland, but still very accessible to the beach by foot, car or bike. There is a beautiful view of Loch Morar from the sitting room window.

    Reviewed by MargaretJul 2014

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The property

Mallaig 3 miles.

A spacious apartment on the upper floor of the owner's home with lovely elevated views of Loch Morar and the surrounding mountains, in the village of Morar, just three miles from the busy fishing village of Mallaig.

This Morar apartment is totally self-contained and homely and is ideal for a family or group of friends who will appreciate the beauty of the fabulous Scottish Highlands.

The entrance to this Highland apartment is at ground floor level, which also provides a space for coats and boots.

The first floor of this apartment near Mallaig offers three generously proportioned bedrooms, a large bathroom and an open plan living area with a gable end window, from where views out across the loch can be seen.

Between Morar and Arisaig there are stunning white beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters, known as the Silver Sands of Morar and with views reaching out across the Minch to the islands of the Inner Hebrides this is really a spectacular location.

The area is also rich in marine life, so why not visit Arisaig Marine just five miles away and take a cruise to Eigg, Muck and Rum to see the diverse sea and bird life?

For shopping, dining and heritage then the vibrant fishing port of Mallaig is close by and the opportunity to cross the sea to the Isle of Skye is easily available.

You will certainly enjoy your Morar self-catering apartment.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 911754, together they sleep 9.

Summary

  • All first floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with corner bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Ground floor utility/entrance hall.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Sky, DVD, CD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 10 mins walk
  • Loch 2 mins walk
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms
  • Note: Check-in 5pm
  • Note: No children under 12 years of age allowed

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About the location

MALLAIG

Fort William 43 miles.

The famous 'Road to the Isles' finishes in Mallaig, a bustling and thriving fishing village, popular with visitors who wish to soak up the atmosphere of a working fishing port, whilst enjoying the full range of shops and restaurants that it has to offer. Mallaig is a great gateway to the Isle of Skye with a ferry running across the Minch throughout the year. Mallaig is also the last stop for the famous Jacobite steam train, as featured in the Harry Potter movies, which follows the road to the Isles from Fort William to Mallaig and back again, a stunning journey passing through some of the best scenery in Scotland.

Note: No children under 12 years of age allowed

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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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