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Cosy Crofter's Cottage In Mid Skye

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage near Portree, Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands Scotland - Ideal Base For Exploring The Isle Of Skye

A converted crofter's cottage offering cosy accommodation for up to 5 people. WiFi, TV, DVD, drier, dishwasher, wood burning stove , all bed linens and towels included. 1/2 acre enclosed garden. Views towards Skeabost Bridge. Backs onto foothills of the Trotternish ridge, 5 miles walk from the Old Man of Storr. 10 minutes drive from Portree, 5 minutes drive from Co op supermarket and Jans outdoor shop.


Owner
Georgina McNaught
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About Georgina McNaught

We are renting my grandfather's old cottage on Skye where we have enjoyed family holidays for many years.

Georgina McNaught purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Georgina McNaught chose Scottish Highlands & Islands

Skye is beautiful and peaceful. This cottage used to belong to my grandfather and we came here for many many wonderful holidays.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is a perfect base for exploring Skye. It's peaceful and backs onto the hillside, but it's only ten minutes from Portree, where there are shops, restaurants and a lovely harbour.

We have recently put in a new kitchen with new appliances, utility room with washer and drier, there is a powerful shower, and also a log burning stove for cosy evenings in by the fire. There is a separate dining room for family meals and planning the next day's adventures with the help of our maps and guide books. Newly installed central heating system 2014.

There is a lovely mature enclosed garden, half an acre, perfect for relaxing in and taking in the views and for kids to play.

Whether you like walking, mountaineering or just relaxing in peace, Skye is a wonderful place to take a break.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Over the moon thank you so so so much, its perfect absolutely perfect"

"Simply to tell you that everything is perfect here"
Feb 2014
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Location

Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Skeabost hotel
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

5 miles from the sea

Travel:

Inverness Airport - 125 miles

Armadale Ferry (from Malaig) - 45 miles

Glasgow Airport - 211 miles

Edinburgh Airport - 236 miles

Distances:

Old Man of Storr - 11 miles

Cuillin Hills (Sligachan) - 13 miles

Elgol - 43 miles

Three Chimneys Restaurant - 23 miles

Dunvegan Castle - 19 miles

Quirang - 20 miles

Further Details:

There are three houses on 14 Borve, ours is the pink one

Co op supermarket about 5 mins away

Boots pharmacist, banks, post office, outdoor shop, newsagents, pubs and cafes, medical centre all in Portree 10 mins away

local pool and gym at Portree High School about 5 to 10 mins drive

cinema and live entertainment at Aros centre about 10mins away and small kids soft play

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs shower room with power shower, baby bath available on request
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - super king size bed with basin Bedroom 2 - twin (full size single beds) Bedroom 3 - small single room suitable for child/small adult cot available on request black out curtains in all 3 bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Wifi available. Family friendly. Outside: 1/2 acre garden. Well kept lawn and flower beds. Well fenced. Backs onto croft. Gated from road. Trees for shelter. Fenced. Utility Room: Washer, bosch drier, airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided. Cleaning service available on request. Cot, high chair, stair gate available upon request Other: Porch with plenty of room for coats, muddy boots and shoes

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cosy Crofter's Cottage In Mid Skye
average rating of 4.8103447 based on 59 reviews
Cleveland, Ohio
4

Cottage was great! Wished we could have spent more time at the house

  • 4 of 5

Would have like better instructions on heating system and laundry machines.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Georgina's place, a large, clean, cosy house in a great, quiet environment, with a lovely garden, ideal for children and adults alike. Everything was there to make us feel welcome, from all the mod cons to the plastic bath toys for the baby !

The location was perfect, offering great walks and a quick access to Portree, its stores and attractions.

Thank you for everything and we are sure many other will enjoy staying at your house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Bucuresti, sector 2
5

Full of charm property

  • 5 of 5

Full of charm property, cozy cottage, very clean and comfortable. Well-equipped kitchen. Very nice host! We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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4

A fine Holiday

  • 4 of 5

A fine House in a beautiful Landscape! We had a fine Holiday in this Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Corvallis, Oregon
5

Quiet, roomy, comfy, great views, close to Portree

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place! It's a quiet rural area with a nice garden and awesome views. Great house with lots of room and a wood stove for cooler nights. Perfect for kids! Close to Portree and easy to get to. Georgia even left us a bottle of wine. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Great location facilities excellent

  • 5 of 5

Everything was excellent well done

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Isle of Skye, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid season
1 Sep 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£205
for 2 nights
From
£60
 
 
Low season
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£195
for 2 nights
From
£55
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£295
for 3 nights
From
£70
 
 
low season
6 Jan 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£195
for 2 nights
From
£55
 
 
Mid season
18 Feb 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£60
 
 
Spring
2 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£295
for 3 nights
From
£70
 
 
summer
2 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£405
for 4 nights
From
£80
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£165
for 1 night
From
£80
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £85

Changeover Day:
Changeover Friday to Friday- dep 10am, arr 4pm, short breaks available Fri to Mon and Mon to Fri
Flexible on request

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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