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The Old Schoolhouse

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Morar near Mallaig, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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2 Customer Reviews

  • "A wonderful cottage furnished with beautiful antique furniture and very comfy chairs."

    Very well equipped kitchen, even has a milk jug which doesn't drip, very rare these days! Outstanding views. A real hidden gem.

    Reviewed by Shiona5.0Apr 2024

  • "We loved our stay, the schoolhouse is in a wonderful loch side location."

    The house was spotless and had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Mar 2024

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine-style king-size with en-suite basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with handheld shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Air sourced heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Cot and Highchair
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared rear garden with lawn and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.3 miles, pub 2.2 miles
  • Note: The mezzanine space is not suitable for children, it is recommended that they sleep downstairs
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Mallaig 2.3 miles. Located in Mallaig, a bustling and thriving fishing village nestled on the coast of the Isle of Syke is this enchanted two-bedroomed renovation, The Old Schoolhouse. Offering a shared rear garden with lawn and furniture, a conveniently located pub just 2.2 miles away and fantastic views overlooking loch Morar, The Old School house is ideal for a charming, picturesque getaway with friends or family. Upon arrival from the private driveway, after parking in the two available spaces you’ll be greeted by a grand and welcoming exterior, surrounded by natural beauty. Boasting an outdoor seating area with exceptional views, a spacious garden with sloping areas at the front and back, featuring seating spots and swings for children, and direct access to the loch side through the owner's field there’s plenty of room to roam. Enter through the beautifully designed kitchen which provides everything you’ll need to rustle up your favourite meal which can be served at the generously sized dining table that seats 4 guests. Continue into the living room, where vaulted ceilings and tall windows create a bright and open space to relax in front of the wood burning stove after a busy day exploring. Furnished with unique items and styled with classic décor that keeps the history of the property alive you’ll feel right at home relaxing with a film on the smart TV before heading to bed. A ground floor bedroom with king size bed and en-suite will be sure to provide all you need for a night’s rest, and there is a second king size mezzanine bedroom for adults only accessed via a spiral staircase and equipped with an en-suite.

Venture out to Mallaig, a bustling fishing village at the end of the famous 'Road to the Isles,' offers visitors a vibrant atmosphere, a variety of shops and restaurants, and serves as a gateway to the Isle of Skye, and it’s also known as the final stop for the Jacobite steam train, featured in the Harry Potter movies, which travels through breathtaking Scottish scenery. There’s so much to discover on The Isle of Skye including a wealth of activities such as the iconic Fairy Pools, hiking the majestic Quiraing, visiting the historic Dunvegan Castle, and enjoying the enchanting Old Man of Storr. For lovers of the great outdoors who want to experience all that Scotland has to offer book The Old School house for a truly exceptional experience.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


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.