Holiday House Details
Mandallagh Cottage
(23 reviews)
From £410 per week
Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms
1 double, 2 twins

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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Sat 24 Jun 2017Fri 08 Sep 2017£600£180
Sat 09 Sep 2017Fri 22 Sep 2017£550£165
Sat 23 Sep 2017Fri 06 Oct 2017£470£145
Sat 07 Oct 2017Fri 27 Oct 2017£470£145
Sat 28 Oct 2017Fri 10 Nov 2017£410£125
Sat 11 Nov 2017Wed 20 Dec 2017£410£125
Thu 21 Dec 2017Wed 27 Dec 2017£600£180
Thu 28 Dec 2017Wed 03 Jan 2018£650£195
Thu 04 Jan 2018Fri 05 Jan 2018£410£125
Sat 06 Jan 2018Fri 09 Feb 2018£410£125
Sat 10 Feb 2018Fri 23 Mar 2018£410£125
Sat 24 Mar 2018Fri 13 Apr 2018£470£145
Sat 14 Apr 2018Fri 25 May 2018£470£145
Sat 26 May 2018Fri 01 Jun 2018£550£165
Sat 02 Jun 2018Fri 22 Jun 2018£550£165
Sat 23 Jun 2018Fri 07 Sep 2018£600£180
Sat 08 Sep 2018Fri 21 Sep 2018£550£165
Sat 22 Sep 2018Fri 05 Oct 2018£470£145
Sat 06 Oct 2018Fri 26 Oct 2018£470£145
Sat 27 Oct 2018Fri 09 Nov 2018£410£125
Sat 10 Nov 2018Thu 20 Dec 2018£410£125
Fri 21 Dec 2018Thu 27 Dec 2018£600£180
Fri 28 Dec 2018Thu 03 Jan 2019£650£195


A magical location on the western edge of Skye, Mandallagh Cottage is nestled within a small crofting hamlet accessed by a single track road winding through mountains and offering panoramic views of Dunvegan Head and, on a clear day, the Outer Hebrides. Famous for its considerable variety of flora and fauna, dolphins, whales, basking sharks, seals and sea otters are often sighted in the surrounding area. One of two self catering holiday cottages available to rent all year round, this property is within enclosed shared grounds with its own private parking. Mandallagh has an outdoor seating area overlooking the sea; an ideal place from which to watch the sun set. This is an idyllic peaceful location which, with the influence of the Gulf Stream, often enjoys relatively mild winters, however open fires and storage heating is available just in case.

Refurbished to a high standard and furnished as a home, this light spacious bungalow has an immediate feeling of comfort and warmth. The living room gives a family atmosphere around an open fire (coal only) and the quiet sitting room is a place to read or enjoy the view of the islands. With its many books and maps, and sofas on which to relax, Mandallagh is a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the area. With views that are simply stunning, Mandallagh provides the perfect holiday cottage from which to explore all the marvels that the Isle of Skye has to offer.



Ground Floor:
Living room with open fire, kitchen/dining room, sitting room, double bedroom, twin bedroom, bunk bedroom, bathroom with shower over bath.

Maximum party size  must not exceed 6.

Please note the arrival time at this cottage is anytime around or after 5pm.


  • Shop/licensed café 2 miles
  • CD player
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric double oven with ceramic hob
  • Electricity included
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Garden furniture
  • High quality linen and towels provided
  • Microwave
  • Open fire - fuel can be purchased locally
  • Payphone
  • Satellite TV
  • Travel Cot
  • TV
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • 2 Pets only - £20.00 charge per Week per Pet
  • Reviews

    (23 reviews)
    Mandallagh Cottage reviews
    In very quiet place, this cottage have a great view. The place are a little bit secluded but it is okay, we choose it for that!And it was great! We love it! The kitchen, the sitting room are really big and cosy. In the beginning, we have a problem with heating but it will resolve quickly. The only problem is the size of bathroom. For 6, it's very small. We have a great time in this cottage! If I can I will come back!
    Miss Jean - August 2017
    The cottage was fabulous, just what we were looking for - great value in a stunning location. After hitting up some of the busier 'touristy' places on the Island during the day - we were always grateful to come back to secluded Milovaig (albeit a bit of drive from some places on the Island - the peace and quiet and views were worth it!). No fancy trappings but the house was clean and comfortable with all the amenities needed to make dinner for 6 and enjoy a few G&t's watching the sun set! Would definitely recommend it and would love to come back in the future.
    Miss Hamilton Wilson - July 2017
    Will not return to this place. Everything was old and there is some smell in the house. This place needs a serious makeover. The only good thing was it has a very wonderful view of the sea and sunset from the living room.
    Mrs Ping - June 2017
    Travelling 2 Persons and a dog. Well equipped and cosy cottage. Not really suitable for > 4 persons, because of a very small bathroom. Well fenced area, which kept the sheeps out; pleasant for our dog. We find a lot of maps and interesting literature about Skye in the facility and so got proposals for amazing walks. Visiting dunvegan castle, don't miss the seal trip. Visiting Carbost, get fresh seafood from the 'oysterman'.
    Dr Liedeker - June 2017
    We had an open fire, deer in the garden, comfy beds, free WiFi and the whole of Skye to explore. We had a fabulous week and we could have easily stayed for another.
    Ms Bainbridge - July 2016
    This house is so suitable for 7 of us, and we can bring some food to cook. The location of the house is so good to see the sunrise in the morning!
    Mr Li - June 2016
    We booked this stay a bit last minute and the host was able to accommodate. Clean and well equipped both inside and with an amazing view outside. Was the quiet retreat my girlfriend and I were looking for to cap off out Scottland experience. Thank you for the great stay!
    Mr Reckard - August 2015
    Pros: spacious, comfortable, fantastic location in the northwestern corner of Skye with views on the western isles and the cliffs. Nice library in the house, good appliances. Cons: a bit old, kitchen equipment is a bit basic and some things were not in very good condition. Shower not very comfortable. This property is a very good choice if you want to stay in an authentic, cosy self-catering cottage in Skye, but don't expect the luxury of a newly built house. We were very happy though, overall!
    Mr Callens - July 2015
    The house is absolutely incredible!!! The place where it is can not be more beautiful!!! the views are marvellous and the house inside is great!!! it is full equiped, with all you can wish!!! you have teddy bear in each bed!!! :-) we were a group of 9 person and all of us were in love with this house.. we have been 8 days travelling for Scotland in different places, and Mandallagh Cottage is the top 1 of all of them!!! I don´t have anything bad about it... It was really cold when we arrive, beds were very confortable, the kitchen has everything you need, you can wash you dirty clothes... everything is great!!!
    Mr Horta - July 2015
    Mandallagh  Cottage is set in a quiet and stunning location in Skye. The views are spectacular and the accommodation is spacious
    Mrs O'leary - July 2015
    Fantastic cottage, great view, very cosy, very well equiped (kitchen, new dryer, etc.) Far away from everything, but that's what we were looking for. Many books and maps for walks available for the guests, were very useful. The lady who welcomed us was really nice.
    Mrs Grillot - August 2014
    This cottage is excellently outfitted with a superb internet connection and Sky TV. The cottage includes a washing machine, fridge and seperate freezer as well as an electric shower. The building had the somewhat 'stuffy' feel to it, as if it had been left undisturbed for a while but this subsided the longer we were there. The furniture is by now a little worn (its almost impossible to get comfortable on either the sofa or chairs and they are generally protected by throws that soak up dust. Here's the problem. Mandallagh Cottage has some of the most outstanding scenery we have seen at any cottage we have stayed at - simply amazing. But getting to the cottage is a real chore. Miles of single track roads with passing points - you will think that your satnav has gone mad. You get used to it on a longer stay but, with the exception of Dunvegan, nothing else is less than an 40 minutes to an hour in the car to get to. So you need to be well prepared and take supplies with you, because there will be no "Just nipping down to the shops". On the other hand, that's why you go to a cottage like Mandallagh Cottage - to get away from it all. The Cottage manager, Liff Pederson, is incredibly friendly and accessible, nothing was too much trouble for her.
    Mr Mcclue - July 2014
    Great location with beautiful views all round. Wish we had more time to stay. The only drawback is that the cottage only has one bathroom and could do with an additional one. Other than that it's good value for money.
    Mr Borkar - June 2014
    A beautiful, spacious cottage with an open fire, great kitchen and spectacular views. We swam every day from the rocks of Loch Pooltiel and loved our walks around the headland. This is a lush, hidden corner of Skye, well worth exploring. The Neist Point lighthouse is a good walk destination (we saw black guillemots there) and the tea room in Glendale is lovely.
    Mr Eliot - May 2014
    Very confortable place with great view
    Mr Flichy - April 2014
    Location was amazing. From the lounge window we could see the sea, the headland and a waterfall. The cottage was comfortable, nicely laid out with all you need for a short break.
    Mr Hayward - April 2014
    the trees at the front COMPLETELY block the view!! One WC and bathroom for seven beds is not quite enough
    Mr Manser - June 2013
    The views were amazing and the house was cozy.We really enjoyed our stay.
    Mr Brown - August 2012
    Cottage is comfortable and well appointed with wonderful views. The location is rather remote and not recommended if you plan on touring Skye, but for a get away and / or just chilling it would be excellent. Criticisms would be that there is a second cottage just behind (in the same grounds) which was not apparent from description. This didn't cause us any problems as couple were very friendly, but could be an issue as parking is restricted. We had two cars and struggled to get parked and get the cars turned for going out.
    Mr Connon - August 2011
    Absolutely great if you want a remote location, great for walks, sightseeing and those who like fishing both sea and river game fishing. House well equipped with all the essentials, though make sure you bring washing machine/dishwasher powder. There was a smell of damp from the very front lounge area, a broken gutter/downpipe responsible for this. But don't let this put you off fine value for money accomodation in a great location.
    Mrs Raine - August 2011
    On arrival after taking an unscheduled route via the Mallaig ferry, we were welcomed with a jaw-dropping red sunset overlooking the Outer Hebrides in one of the two front rooms. We travelled with our 1yr old and 10yr old and the dog who all loved the experiences on the island, the week passed too quickly and wished we'd stayed for 2! The housekeepers (Fiona and Lindsay) really made our stay, not only did they contact us most days to ensure we had all we needed, they babysat for two nights whilst we had dinners at the 3 Chimneys and the Old School House. Those times away from the kids to spend time together as a couple was invaluable (as those with children will understand!) Thank you again for a lovely stay, highly recommended for families or a romantic get-away for all ages.
    Mr Evans - July 2011
    We have really enjoyed our stay at this lovely cottage. The location is a very quiet one, and therefore ideal to relax and – with any luck – to watch rare birds and marine creatures. The cottage is very spacious, all rooms are stylish and comfortable furnished, and the house is overlooking the sea. The landscape hosts very stunning places, and it is a great pleasure to explore the surrounding area. We also warmly recommend trying the delicious offerings from local crofters.
    Ms Pazek - July 2010
    I have just returned from a 3 day stay at Mandallagh Cottage on the Isle of Skye, booked through yourselves. It was the best self-catering experience I have had. It was a very reasonable price, particularly as only 2 of us were staying... and it would be ideal for families, although I agree with others, that in those circumstances it might be good to have an extra bathroom/toilet - tho it was perfect for us. It was beautifully decorated with brilliant homely touches, soft furnishings and "nick nacks". The views from the second sitting room are amazing with sea and western isles views, as is the general location of the cottage. Before we went, I was a bit concerned that I would find the single track road driving a bit scary but it was totally fine, with plenty of passing places and mostly a wide open landscape. The facilities were great including Sky, wifi etc... to entertain on a rainy day, tho we mostly had fine weather. The housekeeper, Liff, was great and really helpful and her knowledge and support really enhanced our holiday. It was great that we were able to book just for part of a week, even though we stayed during summer holiday period. All in all, we had a wonderful stay in a wonderful cottage on a wonderful island.
    Ms Jack

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    This property is covered by our Holiday Protection Scheme.

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    Cottages & Castles Ltd. (acting as agents for property owners) provides a guarantee for tenants who have to cancel their holiday at a cottage.

    If it is necessary to cancel your holiday, for any of the reasons A 1-5 below, you may do so at any time up until the close of business on the last working day before your tenancy commences and we will refund your balance. Your deposit is not refundable. If you have made a late booking and paid in full you will receive your payment minus the normal deposit sum (usually 30%).

    There is no charge for this holiday protection – it is included in the cost of your holiday. Please note that the protection does not apply to holidays in our properties with codes beginning with P (usually castles, mansions and lodges).

    Deposits may be transferred to a different date for a holiday at the same property within 12 months of the original holiday date, subject to availability, but not, however, for a different property. If the new booking is at a higher rate the tenant must pay the extra cost. No refund will be made if the new date is at a lower rate.

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    a) the Proposer and/or persons with whom he/she has arranged to travel.
    b) any close relative or business associate of the Proposer or of any person with whom he/she has arranged to travel or arranged to meet at the specified holiday establishment. We will require appropriate documentary evidence of illness or bodily injury from a registered medical practitioner. This evidence must state that the Proposer is unfit to travel.

    2. Jury service, witness call or unemployment through redundancy of the Proposer after the date of booking and prior to the commencement date of the holiday.

    3. Fire or theft which is the subject of an insurance claim at the Insured’s main residence or business premises within seven days before commencement of the holiday.

    4. Occupational postings not contemplated at the time the holiday is booked.

    5. Cancellation or curtailment of scheduled transport services due to strikes, riots or civil commotion, but limited to the cost of alternative transport up to £50 per person for the outward journey only.

    But not, however:

    1. Disinclination to travel.

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    5. Any loss which is otherwise insured.

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