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75% of guests recommend
Based on 4 guest reviews
The Glen is comfortable and very well equipped. The first tee of Royal Dornoch Golf Club is 300 yards away with the golden sands of the beach beyond.
The back garden is gated and secure for children’s play. There is another lawned area suitable for pitching practice and ball games. Off road parking for up to 3 cars.
Sun room: with table and chairs for playing cards, board games etc or more formal dining .
Lounge: 32” flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD/VCR player. Two 3 seater settees, wing arm chair, coffee table, occasional tables, an extensive range of fiction and reference books, tourist information. Sliding doors open out on to the south-facing lawned garden which also has a seating area.
Kitchen: Ceramic hob, two ovens, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster, and an extensive range of kitchen equipment, utensils, crockery and glasses.
Dining area: circular table for 6 can be extended if required. French windows open on to an enclosed walled garden where there is outside dining furniture and a surface for a barbecue.
Utility room: washing machine, tumble dryer, sink and clothes hanging space
2 Bedrooms: twin beds.
Shower room: Shower cabinet, basin and WC. Next to the bedroom.
Bedroom: overlooking the lawned garden. King sized bed, bedside cabinets, lamps and clock radio. Built in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving.
Bathroom : Bath with shower over, basin vanity unit and WC.
Bedroom: looking towards the Cathedral. King sized bed, bedside cabinets, lamps and clock radio. Built in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving.
The house has electric central heating in all rooms.
There is a hair dryer and iron and ironing board.
All bed linen, towels, electricity and parking are included in the price.
The holiday home is stocked with a starter supply of washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets (if applicable), toilet rolls and other kitchen and bathroom supplies.
Wi-fi included at no extra cost.
There are a number of restaurants, bars and shops in Dornoch.
Food shops: There is a Co-op and a convenience store in Dornoch. The Co-op is usually open until 10pm. Tesco, Asda and Lidl supermarkets are in Tain which is a few miles south of Dornoch.
Restaurants: Luigi’s on Castle Street, Sutherland House, Links House, The Eagle Hotel, a few others also.
Pubs: The Dornoch Inn, The Eagle Hotel, Castle Whisky Bar & Bistro, a few others.
Takeaway food: Chinese, Indian, Harry Gow bakers.
A deposit of 25% of the total tariff is requested in advance. The balance is payable 6 weeks prior to the commencement of your holiday (or by arrangement for short notice bookings).
A refundable good housekeeping deposit of £50 will be required as part of your final balance payment.
Sorry we are unable to accommodate pets.
Rate table shows the base weekly rental rates only when the property is only available for weekly bookings. Short breaks may be available and are not shown below. To check available bookable dates and the rate choose the start date on the calendar at the top of the page then the number of available nights.
For weekly bookings discounts are available at certain times and are not shown in the rate table. To check prices choose the start date on the calendar at the top of the page then the number of available nights.
|Date Range||Week Rate|
|26 May - 25 Aug 2018||£880.00|
David from Edinburgh
4.8 OUT OF 5
Submitted on 01/08/2016 by David from Edinburgh
A very spacious and well appointed house. Nice garden(s) and perfect location. We had two families in our party, a total of 4 adults and three children, and the property was pretty much ideal. It was roomy, the beds were very comfy, accommodation flexible and the the amenities (including washing machine, tumble drier and dish washer) were excellent. The pictures on the website didn't do it justice! Highly recommended and would happily stay there again.
Lovely property in Dornoch
4.3 OUT OF 5
Submitted on 20/07/2015 by Guest from Edinburgh
Enjoyed our third stay in this property. The house is comfortable, well equipped and cosy. The location is just right between beach and shops. New Windows have been installed since last year . Hope to book again for next year.
2nd stay in The Glen
3.3 OUT OF 5
Submitted on 20/06/2015 by Terence from Lucan
this was our second stay at The Glen in Dornoch and we choose here again because of the excellent location. The stay however was not as comfortable as our first experience for 3 main reasons; The double bed needs replacing. It's raised in the centre and falls to sides making it very uncomfortable to get a decent night sleep. It was so bad we needed to bring a single bed mattress from downstairs to the upstairs room. The drains in the downstairs shower / loo had a horrendous odour for the whole week. We needed to purchase two bottles of bleach just to try and reduce the odour which I began to believe were possibly sewer fumes. The velux in the 2nd upstairs bedroom would not close. Given the close proximity to the coast and the weather was not the best this resulted in a cold and loud draught. Not taking the above issues into consideration the property is ideal for those looking for a family, golfing or fishing holiday. We will definitely return to Dornoch as we have relations nearby however will likely seek alternative accommodation due to the above issues.
Vivien Reply on 22/06/2015
We were very sorry to read your review and upset that you did not give us a chance to put things right while you were there. All our contact numbers are on your confirmation and in the house information folder. We have a local housekeeper and caretaker who know the house very well and they could have popped in without inconveniencing you. We have checked the bed frame and mattress and we think that it was the down topper which you found unsuitable. This was added for extra comfort , not because there was anything wrong with the mattress. Obviously it did not work for you! Down toppers do tend to compress and look uneven when lain on. Anyway, we have decided to take it off and leave it in the wardrobe so others may use it if they wish. The window catch has been adjusted , it took our joiner 5 minutes. There was some windy weather during your stay so we appreciate that the window not fully latching would be an irritation. Regarding the drains, we have ascertained that the builders at the house across the lane had been re-routing pipes in the road as part of the renovation work . Whilst that has now finished and there is no sign of any odour we understand that this could have have been very unpleasant . Again, had we known we could have at least reassured you that there was nothing wrong with the drains at The Glen. Since your last visit The Glen is in better condition than it has ever been before and we are very sorry that you did not notice the new window frames , new flooring, redecoration and new curtains that we have done since your last visit. We have been letting The Glen to holidaymakers for 12 years and understand the need for high standards. We appreciate your feedback and again apologise that on this occasion we did not meet your expectations. David and Vivien, owners of The Glen.
4 OUT OF 5
Submitted on 14/07/2014 by Guest from Glasgow
Spacious, and well equipped property,good central location-quiet and big garden space. Good selection of DVDs and books plus local attractions. No hesitation in recommending this property, would happily stay again.
The Glen is centrally located in Dornoch yet surrounded by gardens and its own drive over the Dornoch burn which gives a secluded feel.
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