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Croft Style Cottage

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Staffin, Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Peaceful Rural Location, Easy Access To Hills And Beach

3 Bedroom croft style cottage located in the small township of Staffin. Beautiful views over hills and the sea, an ideal base to explore the north end of Skye. Cottage is equipped with all you could need on your holiday including a cozy coal fire.


Owner
Duncan Harvie
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2017

About Duncan Harvie

We are a young couple who live in central Scotland but our family is from the islands.

Duncan Harvie purchased this in 1991

Why Duncan Harvie chose Isle of Skye & Lochalsh

This cottage has been in our family since it was built over 100 years ago. It was passed to us in 1991 and we have been updating it ever since.

It is the favourite holiday location for us and our two children.

What makes this unique

The ideal place to get away from it all and relax. The only noises are the local farm animals and the waves breaking on the sea shore. On a clear night, the lack of light pollution rewards you with spectacular starry skies.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday in Staffin in Western Isles

House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 (downstairs) twin beds, bedroom 3 with single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Notes:
Outside: Sloping garden surrounds house with outdoor picnic table. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided for duration of stay.

Reviews

Good! 3.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Croft Style Cottage
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4

Charming and authentic croft, wonderful views

  • 4 of 5

My family and I loved our stay in this cottage. It was very authentic, also the surrounding.

The views to the Quriraing are impressive and from the little garden you have also a wonderful view to the sea. It is renovated but you still have an impression of how the crofts used to be in former times. Everything was fine. There is a wonderful walking way, that starts near the house and leads to the sea with spectacular views. On your way you can meet cows that walk there free, which my daughters found really nice. We also had a wonderful day walking the Quiraing, which is very close to the croft. It was breathtaking. We also went on the SkyeXplorer Boat Trip from Uig and saw a whale directly next to the boat. And very cute puffins.

My children missed the time we had at this house afterwards and would have liked to stay longer (so have I)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very peacefull

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time, and hope to go back to this property again. many thanks

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

The view was lovely down to the sea. The cottage was well equipped and warm

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely holiday!

  • 4 of 5

A most enjoyable stay in this lovely homely, warm and comfortable cottage. Peaceful location, great birdwatching & walking area + very good local shop....all so good, we keep coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic homely cosy cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage to stay in. Had lovely views and was nicely tucked away. Arrived to a clean and cosy cottage. Nice sitting in the garden and soaking in the fresh air.

The owner was brilliant and very responsive to messages. There is a handy little shop just down the road. Also a nice coffee shop at the colomba 1400.

I highly recomend staying in this cottage. Brilliant value for money.

ENJOY

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review and we're delighted that you had a good holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime.
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4

Just had a fab week in this cottage...great location...views ...and dog friendly

  • 4 of 5

Of your looking for luxury..aesthetic perfection ..this cottage is not for you...needs a litle tlc but work in progresd..If you are looking for a traditional cottage in a great location...equiped with all you need and a very helpful and responsive owner..you will love this place...We loved it and had an amazing time walking and exploring the local area and island

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

Coast/Beach:

1 mile to beach via road. Shorter walk to beach using local track from back of house.

Travel:

Nearest airport Inverness, use of car highly recommended.

Distances:

Local shop 0.5 miles, Internet cafe/restaurant 0.25 miles. Pub/hotel, 4 miles. Wide range of shopping and facilities in Portree 16 miles.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday in Staffin, Hebrides

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Payment by cheque, bank transfer or Paypal at time of booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day Saturday. Flexible in low season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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