Auld Mission Cottage

Self Catering

Auld Mission Cottage, Lochbay, Lusta, Waternish, Isle Of Skye, Highland, IV55 8GD

    Formerlly known as the Old Mission Hall, the cottage is a renovated former primary school and a Free Presbyterian church, dating back to the 19th century.

    It is on an elevated position with fantastic views of Lochbay, the Minch and over to the Western Isles. The cottage offers a comfortable dwelling on one floor with 1 double and 1 twin rooms, a kitchen diner and lounge with all the modern conveniences.

    It is in an ideal place to investigate the Waternish peninsula and the Isle of Skye. It is within 1 mile of the community of Stein and the oldest inn on Skye, Stein Inn. The Auld Mission Cottage was renovated in the early years of this century, maintaining some of the original stonework but bringing the property up to modern day standards.

    It has:-
    A double bed room and a twin bedded room.
    A bathroom with over the bath electric shower.
    A large kitch with dining table, electric cooker, fridge with freezer compartment, washer/dryer,
    Microwave, and plenty of crockery etc for 4
    A through lounge with free satellite television, loads of books and information and games.
    No mobile phone signal but we provide a pay phone.
    Free wi-fi.
    Off road parking.

    The cottage is on the Waternish peninsula, which is arguably the most popular parts of the Isle of Skye, with the reknowned oldest inn of Stein Inn, Lochbay Seafood restaurant, the 5 star visitor attraction of Skyeskyns, many other craft shops, boat trips from the jetty at Stein and a dive centre. Small local shops which offer most of daily needs are avaialbe in Dunvegan about 7 miles away which also has the famous Dunvegan Castle. The main town of Portree is about 22 miles away.
    There are many on the falt walks locally and the majesty of the Cuillin are less than 1 hour away for those more adventurous.

    At Stein there is a slipway for those with boats or canoes. For cyclists, bikes can be hired from Stein Inn.

    During April to October the cottage is booked Sat to Sat but outwith this time shorter breakd will be considered. Please contact us for reduced tariff.
    Gradings
    3 Self Catering
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Auld Mission Cottage
    £435.00 per unit per week

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available

    Facilities

    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Island Location
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Transport

    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space

    Domestic

    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Payphones Available
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    From Skye Bridge or Mallaig Ferry head for Portree or Dunvegan.
    1.From Portree head south from the village and take A87 on the outskirts for Uig for 5 miles. Take left turn A850 at Borve for Dunvegan. After 14 miles turn right on B886 for Waternish. After 3 miles and a zed bend there is a straight road. Half way along this on the right is the Auld Mission Cottage.
    2.From Dunvegan take Portree (A850) road for 3.5 miles. Turn left onto B886 for Waternish. After 3 miles and a zed bend there is a straight road. Half way along this on the right is the Auld Mission Cottage

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Portree TIC head south from the village and take A87 on the outskirts for Uig for 5 miles. Take left turn A850 at Borve for Dunvegan. After 14 miles turn right on B886 for Waternish. After 3 miles and a zed bend there is a straight road. Half way along this on the right is the Auld Mission Cottage.

    Getting there by railway:- From Kyle of Lochalsh cross over the Bridge to Skye, take the road to Portree or Dunvegan. See above.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Inverness Airport head for Inverness. Follow signs for Fotrt William for about 30 miles. Take turn for Kyle of Lochalsh, at Invermorrison. Follow road to Kyle of Lochalsh. Cross bridge onto Skye. Follow signs for Portree. Head for Dunvegan. After 19 miles right hand turn for Waternish. B886 for Waternish. After 3 miles and a zed bend there is a straight road. Half way along this on the right is the Auld Mission Cottage.

    Getting there by ferry:- 1.From Uig follow road for Portree. At Borve right hand turn for Dunvegan 14 miles right hand turn for Waternish. See above.
    2.From Armadale take road to Broadford. Follow road to Portree. In Portree take road to Dunvegan. See above.


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