Mungo’s Den

Isle of Skye
Self-catering


A reclaimed spiral staircase, a locally sourced welcome hamper, organic cotton sheets: bliss! Great walks and long beaches await

Bed

3 beds

Bedroom

2 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 4

The
Experience

A former post office, Mungo’s Den now shines brightly in its blue exterior. Everything was rebuilt with the environment in mind: materials were reclaimed, and the glorious mix of furniture was recycled or, in the case of the spiral staircase, rescued from a garden and lovingly repaired. Your welcome essentials are locally sourced, and the sheets are organic cotton. In the living room there are warmed tile floors, a log burner, a comfy sofa and a dining table for four. Vintage fabrics and a Bakelite phone add quirk, while the flat screen TV and iPod dock bring it all into the 21st century. The kitchen continues the recycled theme with a mix of crockery and Victorian cupboard doors; the gleaming bathroom has a roll top bath and underfloor heating. Downstairs, the bunk room is a riot of colour, with jolly cushions and Cath Kidston linen, while the mezzanine has a super king-sized bed, more gorgeous fabrics and a velux window that lets you watch the sun set. Wonderful Skye has much to offer – long, quiet beaches and walks from the door, heaps of wildlife to spot – and this fun and fabulous bolthole to return to.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • Credit cards
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Short breaks available in low season.
Closed
Never.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £78
Weekly price
from £550
1 Cottage for 4
From £783 beds2 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from John & Fiona Middleton

  • The Cuillin Mountain range very close by.
  • Talisker Whiskey Distillery only 3 miles away.
  • Beach, forest & cliff walks with an abundance of wildlife & scenery.
  • Acitivities include: boat trips, diving, canoeing, cycle hire & horse riding.
  • Organic hamper on arrival & fresh local produce available.
  • Complimentary handmade soaps & eco cleaning products.