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The Seashell..An Amazing Cottage By The Seashore .Beautiful Sea and Island Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Fiscavaig, Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

The Seashell ,named after the pretty blue shells to be found in Fiscavaig Bay is a beautifully designed very modern, newly built, Architect designed, Skye Cottage, designed to reflect the changing moods of Skye.

The colours of sea and sky have been used throughout the interior design.

A large airy spacious, open- plan sitting room, breakfast room and kitchen. Huge windows and high ceilings take advantage of the stunning views and wonderful sunsets.

This area will be suited to those who love the hills, walking, wildlife, bird-watching, cycling or simply enjoying the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful place.

Spring brings the cuckoos and bluebells, and all around are the wonderful views, the sparkling sea the magical light, or the mysterious mistiness of Skye.

Come and stay at The Seashell and experience the magic of Skye.

The Seashell .......www.theseashellskye.co.uk ..... website gives further information and photographs.

BOOKINGS RUN FROM SATURDAY to SATURDAY

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Nevelee Corry
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
6 August, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for a lovely stay in your beautiful cottage .We had fantastic weather and enjoyed the cuckoos and bluebells.We hope to come again.

Dipper the dog loved the garden and nearby beach
May 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Isle of Skye in Highland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Toilet washbasin and a bath
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Toilet Washbasin Shower Bath
  • Two bathrooms ensuite to both bedrooms, provides toilets ,washbasins, and baths with a shower. Towels and toiletries are also provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one. A very comfortable double room with en-suite bathroom Bedroom two. A double room with a king size bed, an ensuite bathroom, and a fantastic sea view! A child's folding bed or cot /toys can be provided if required.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside: The Seashell is set in approximately 2 acres of its own ground, within a pretty sheltered courtyard garden .A quiet, peaceful, and very private place ,only the sound of the breaking waves and bird song to disturb the peace. Outside tables and chairs are provided., to sit and drink in the wonderful views,over the beautiful Bay Of Fiscavaig Safe secure car parking for 2 cars, is next to the house. Linen and towels are provided for a Saturday Changeover for Housekeeping High quality cotton bed-linen and towels .Summer and Winter duvets are provided. The property is serviced and maintained before your visit. We would very much appreciate if guests can leave the property, in a clean and tidy state on departure......... Thank you

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The Seashell..An Amazing Cottage By The Seashore .Beautiful Sea and Island Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Perfect bliss

  • 5 of 5

The Seashell is wonderfully comfortable and well equipped. The huge windows give panoramic views of the bay in all weathers. The dogs loved the five minute run from the end of the garden through the bracken to the deserted bay every morning. The house has a lovely feel and the owner was really helpful with answers to our pre visit questions. There is an outstanding bar/restaurant (Munros) only five minutes drive away and we kept popping into the Oyster Shed on our travels out to the rest of the island. Fiscavaig is beautifully quiet and out of the way but well located for places of interest near and far - Portree, Sleat peninsula, Cuillins etc. Can't recommend the Seashell highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests . Thank you for your lovely comments regarding The Seashell .......Indeed it is a very special place. So pleased to hear that you and the dogs, enjoyed your visit to The Seashell and Skye . Look forward to welcoming you all back in the future, perhaps ... Nevelee
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5

Fantastic cottage in a beautiful, peacful location

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time on Skye and Seashell cottage is the perfect base to explore the island. The cottage is set in a beautiful location with a short stroll leading down to a little bay which is a great place for an early evening walk. The cottage has everything you will need for a relaxing holiday and has excellent décor with stunning views. We can not wait to return to Skye and we will also return to Seashell cottage. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of The Seashell ...Skye . So pleased to know that you enjoyed your week on Skye ,in The Seashell. Thank you for staying . Look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Nevelee
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5

Magical place

  • 5 of 5

Both the cottage and location provided everything we could dream of. We had some high quality family time in Seashell. Kids loved the beach, birdwatching and charming evenings by the fire. I loved the silence and an absolute comfort of the cottage. We felt safe and looked after:) and will definitely recommend this place to our friends. Thank you Nevelee xxx Milena

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Milena and Family, Thank you for your review on The Seashell ,Skye .I am so pleased that you enjoyed ,every aspect of your holiday.....Indeed The Seashell is a very special place ,and we hope to welcome you all back one day. Neveleex
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5

Einzigartig!

  • 5 of 5

Was für ein niedliches Cottage! Wow!!!

Nicht nur seine Lage, die sehr ruhig und erholsam für uns gewesen ist, sondern auch die liebevolle Ausstattung mit allem, was man zum Wohlfühlen benötigt, hat uns unsere erste Ferienwoche auf der Insel Sky versüßt (Küche modern und komplett mit Koch- und Gewürzutensilien ausgestattet, geschmackvolles Interieur, alles sehr sauber). Das findet man selten. Vielen Dank an Nevelee!

Wir können die Insel Sky nur empfehlen. Sie ist besonders, sowohl landschaftlich als auch farblich. Jedoch sollte man versuchen, die Touri-Ströme zu meiden. Ruhige unbd lauschige Plätze/ Buchten findet man nach kleineren oder längeren Wanderungen abseits. Bitte immer eine Regenjacke im Rucksack mitnehmen. Die Wolken ziehen hier schneller vorüber.;-)

(Leider haben wir nie persönlichen Kontakt zur Vermieterin gehabt.)

[What a cute cottage! Wow!!!

Not only its location, which was very quiet and relaxing for us, but also the loving facilities with everything you need to feel comfortable, our first holiday week on the Island of Sky sweetened us (kitchen modern and completely equipped with cooking and spice utensils , Tasteful interior, everything very clean). This is rare. Thanks to Nevelee!

We can only recommend the island of Sky. It is special, both landscape and color. However, you should try to avoid the touri streams. Quiet unbd secluded places / bays can be found after smaller or longer hikes away. Always bring a raincoat in the backpack. The clouds are moving faster.;-)

(Unfortunately, we never had personal contact with the landlord.)]

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Birgit, Thank you for staying at The Seashell ,and for your lovely comments . Pleased to know that you enjoyed your holiday on Skye , and that you found walks to some special quiet places . Sorry that I did not get to meet you. Nevelee
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Location

Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Glasgow Inverness Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
The Old Inn at Carbost
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Mallaig to Armadale
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
The Old Inn at Carbost
Nearest Beach
Fiscavaig Bay
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

A few minutes stroll takes you down to the Bay of Fiscavaig.

There are many beaches to explore on Skye . We offer guests guide books, maps, tourist information, and walking guides to help plan your days.

www.theseashellskye.co.uk Gives further information and photos

Travel:

A car is essential when staying at The Seashell.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Isle of Skye, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Mid Season 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Low Season 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Mid Season 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
High Season 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Mid Season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please confirm your booking by email, along with your home address.
Confirmation, a brochure/payment details and a Skye map will be posted to you.


A £50 deposit will secure your week.

The final balance of payment becomes due ONE MONTH before your holiday date

One well behaved dog will be welcome.

A cot or folding childs bed ,along with baby equipment, toys and games are supplied for small children.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday to Saturday....
Entry from 4pm .....
Departure 10am.....
Weekly or fortnightly bookings

Notes on prices:
RATES FOR 2018


2018 Low Season......£650.00 Jan Feb March Nov Dec .......
2018 Mid Season.......£800.April May June Sept Oct Easter Xmas / New Year.......
2018 High Season ......£900 July August....

The rate is all inclusive of bed-linen and towels. Electricity for heating and hot water. An initial supply of logs for the wood-burner, and household essentials are supplied. WI FI

ONE WELL BEHAVED DOG WILL BE WELCOME

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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