Wednesday 26 January 2022

Mungo's Den, Carbost, Portnalong, Isle of Skye (Sleeps 1-4)

Mungo's Den in Portnalong offers truly unique self catering accommodation, nestled on the gorgeous Isle of Skye. This luxury retreat offers the ultimate honeymoon hideaway, set amongst beautiful scenery and wildlife.

This wonderful retreat offers a vintage eco-chic style, furnished to the highest standards to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Formerly an old telephone exchange and post office, the den has been thoughtfully restored with eclectic furnishings and outstanding facilities to create a tranquil and relaxed atmosphere. The den is great for adults or a couple looking to stay somewhere special.

A lovely living area is the perfect place to unwind after a day of sightseeing. Curl up on the sumptuous sofa and stay toasty in front of the Morso Squirrel woodburning stove. Catch you favourite show on the Sony wide-screen TV which comes with Sky or watch a movie on the DVD player. Delightful features include lavish handmade curtains, underneath heating beneath the reclaimed slate floor and even a restored original bakelite telephone for you to make & receive calls.

Rustle up some wonderful home-cooked food in the bespoke, handcrafted kitchen which includes reclaimed Victorian doors. The kitchen is fully-equipped and includes a Villeroy & Boch Belfast sink, Neff appliances, an integrated fridge with freezer box and washer/dryer. You can enjoy the perfect start to the day with a good tea or coffee, with an Alessi kettle and Krups coffee machine provided. The authentic retro Roberts Radio is great for putting some tunes on while washing up.

On the ground floor, there is full-size bunkroom with superior natural handmade mattresses for a restful night’s sleep. The bedroom boasts crisp cotton quality bed linen & blankets, plus antique, vintage & designer cushions. A quirky bathroom blends decadent chic with modern touches to offer a peaceful and calming retreat. Soak away your troubles in the free-standing bath or wake up to a refreshing shower under the powerful over-bath shower. Fabulous facilities include a restored antique Victorian washstand, designer fittings and Villeroy & Boch porcelain throughout, as well as locally made organic soaps and fluffy towels.

A magnificent Victorian spiral staircase leads to the mezzanine floor which offers stunning views over Macleods Tables & Loch Harport. This space is great for relaxing with a good book on the comfy vintage Edwardian armchairs, with a tray of Fairtrade tea, coffee & hot chocolate also provided. On the other side of the room is an ultra-comfy super-king bed with a natural handmade mattress. The luxurious Siberian 100% pure goose down duvet, luxury sheets & king size pillows ensure a blissful night’s sleep.

Outside to the rear of the den is a secluded cafe table with chairs for al fresco dining when the sun is shining. A log store is also provided for firewood.

Portnalong & Carbost has some of the most breathtaking scenery to see, including the famous Cuillin Mountains. You can enjoy scenic beach walks at Fiskavaig Bay, Talisker & Glen Brittle, whilst Talisker Distillery is only 3 miles away and offers guided tours. Good food and excellent music is provided at The Old Inn at Carbost and fantastic food can be savoured at the Loch Bay Restaurant, Edinbane Lodge & The Three Chimneys. Toward Portnalong Pier you can discover beautiful etchings and prints at Loch Harport Gallery, with an abundance of other galleries in the area as well. In Portree, the Aros Centre offers film and performing arts, eagle cams & art exhibitions, plus a popular cafe/ bistro.

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