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Talla Hope

Duntulm, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 1073597)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine-style king-size, 2 x ground-floor bunk room
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Road-side parking
  • Lawn garden with bench seating
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop 8.1 miles, pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: 4pm check in
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The property

Enjoying a picturesque rural setting in the Trotternish Peninsula of the Isle of Skye is Talla Hope, a detached holiday accommodation, formerly a church.

This property offers a tranquil self-catering accommodation with the majestic Scottish landscape awaiting to be enjoyed and the thriving town of Portree just a scenic drive away.

At the end of a bracing day, discover the open-plan living room, boasting high-vaulted ceilings, typical of a church building and everything you could possibly need for a holiday with the family.

The modern kitchen suite is perfect for the chef of the group to cater favourite dishes, whilst the dining table presents itself as a sociable spot for enjoying the company of your loved ones.

Concluding the space are two sumptuous sofas that invite you to tune into the TV or to get lost within that book you have been meaning to read.

From here, take the staircase to the mezzanine-style first floor, where a plush king-size bed awaits when the evening draws to a close.

Back on the ground floor, you will find two well-presented bunk bedrooms and a sleek shower room with a walk-in shower, basin and WC.

To the exterior of Talla Hope, there is a front and side garden with a lush lawn for your canine companions to roam, as well as bench seating for you and your loved one to enjoy a spot of alfresco dining.

Avid ramblers can don their walking boots and look forward to exploring the Trotternish Ridge.

The Quiraing is a mountain well worth a visit, it is located on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, along with The Storr, a craggy summit with impressive cliffs behind the famous pinnacle of the Old Man of Storr.

There are so many adventures to be had in the area, with plenty of walking routes amidst stunning scenery, geology, cliffs, pinnacles and needles to savour.

Other local attractions include the captivating views from Rubha Hunish, exploring the ruins of Duntulm Castle and brushing up on the local history with a visit to Skye Museum of Island Life in Kilmuir.

Venture further afield to An Corran Beach and keep an eye out for dinosaur footprints, or head in the other direction to The Fairy Glen, which is an old landslide gives this hillside, known for its folk tales about fairies.

Portree, the main town of the isle is also well-worth a visit, boasting a colourful harbour, plenty of shopping opportunities, the award-winning Aros Centre and excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool, pony-trekking and boat cruises.

With Rigg Viewpoint, Rha Waterfalls and Lealt Falls also waiting to be enjoy, you and your loved ones are certain to have a superb holiday to the Isle of Skye when you stay at Talla Hope.

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About the location

DUNTULM

Staffin 8.1 miles; Uig 8.9 miles

Resting on the North of the Trotternish Peninsula is the small village of Duntulm, on the majestic land of the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Here you will find the remains of Duntulm Castle which was thought to have been a dun, or broch. This castle is nestled on a sheer cliff and can be reached by a well-made coastal path, promising breath-taking coastal views which looks across The Minch to the Isle of Lewis. For local amenities a short car journey will bring you to the coastal village of Staffin, where you will find a choice of restaurants, two shops, a part time opening Post Office, as well as a Staffin Slipway for sailing enthusiasts and the only sandy beach in the north of Skye. Further afield attractions upon this part of the isle include the 674-meter-tall landslip and the Quiraing, both offering superb walks amidst breath-taking scenery. Duntulm is a majestic location for exploring this pretty part of Scotland.