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Large House with Private Tennis Court and Great Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Oct-2016
House on Isle of Raasay, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Unspoilt Island Location, Perfect Base From Which to Explore Raasay and Skye

The Manse is a lovely, elegant, comfortable and well-equipped family home. Set in its own large grounds and with fabulous views across to the Cuillins on Skye, it is the perfect base from which to explore the island of Raasay and beyond. Whatever the time of year, Raasay has great beaches, walks and cycle routes, breathtaking scenery and stunning wildlife. The house has its own all-weather tennis court, well equipped games room and huge treehouse, ideal for children of all ages. Or, if you want a more leisurely experience, you can enjoy the views from a comfy sofa by an open fire.

  • Sleeps 13
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Raasay is one of the most beautiful islands in the Inner Hebrides. Tucked between the isle of Skye to the west and the Scottish mainland to the west, it is just 14 miles long and 4 miles wide. The sea is never far away on Raasay: it's a 10 minutes walk to North Bay beach but there are many other beautiful bays and beaches and inland lochs to explore all over the island.

Travel:

Your journey to Raasay will take you through some spectacular scenery. Inverness is the closest airport but there are also budget flights to Glasgow and Edinburgh. The journey by road from Inverness to the Raasay ferry at Sconser (via the Skye bridge) is 2.5 hours; from Glasgow or Edinburgh 5 hours. The Raasay ferry, operated by Caledonian MacBrayne, runs almost hourly in the summer, a great way to arrive on the island. The crossing takes 20 minutes and it's then just 5 minutes to the Manse.

Distances:

Many visitors choose to scale Dun Caan, the distinctive flat topped mountain, but there are also inland and coastal walks to suit all tastes, forests and beaches to explore and a richness of flora and fauna rarely found in the British Isles. It is easy to cross to Skye on the ferry to climb the Cuillin ridge or stay on the island and go fishing, mountain biking or walking.

Further Details:

The nearby Raasay House and Activities Centre offers a wide range of day activities including climbing, abseiling, kayaking, coasteering and mountain bike hire. Its licensed bar and restaurant is only a 10 minute walk from the Manse. There is a small shop and post office in Inverarish village which sells local meat and vegetables and all basic supplies and the nearest Coop supermarkets are at Broadford or Portree on Skye.

Visitors come to the Inner Hebrides to experience the unique combination of mountains, water, space and light. If you want to get away from the pressures of urban life, this is the place for you. Wide open spaces, breathtaking views, wonderful wildlife and very few people. The Cuillins on Skye are easily accessible from Raasay as are all the other attractions of Skye such as castles, fairy pools, potteries and boat trips. There are several highly rated restaurants on Skye which are well worth a visit, including the Michelin-starred Kinloch Lodge and Three Chimneys. The Stein Inn and Loch Bay seafood restaurant in the north west of Skye are our particular favourites.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
18 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
£186
for 1 night
£1,300
 
 
Rate 2
27 May 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£200
for 1 night
£1,400
 
 
Rate 3
16 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£186
for 1 night
£1,300
 
 
Rate 4
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£143
for 1 night
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Once a booking is made, a completed booking form together with a deposit of 20% is due. We will send out a written confirmation of the booking. The balance of the rental together with a security deposit is due 8 weeks before the arrival date.

Changeover Day:
Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Suitability

  • pets considered

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Large family bathroom with roll top bath, toilet and fabulous views. Bathroom with bath, walk in shower and toilet. Separate toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 13 (5 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with 2 bunk beds and large single bed. Bedroom 4 with 3 single beds. Bedroom 5 with a double bed and a single bed.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Wifi internet access. Cot and high chair available by request. Dogs by arrangement: only allowed in tiled areas of house; £25 supplement per dog. Outside: The Manse has a large garden with a treehouse, parking for several cars and a private drive. The tennis court is an all-weather one and tennis rackets and balls are provided. New for 2012 is a top of the range gas BBQ. Utility Room: Washing machine, plenty of drying room, second fridge. Tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. The property is cleaned once a week. Cot available by request. Other: Separate games room with log burning stove, table tennis and bar area.

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