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Luxury Holiday Villa. Magnificent Sea & Mountain Views. Near Uig, Isle of Skye.

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Uig, Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Quiet Rural Location With Wonderful Coast And Mountain Walks. Uig Village Amenities Nearby

Not just another 'Holiday Home', but a real 'Home from Home'!

Welcoming you in warm Mediterranean colours inside and out, Princes Point Villa provides spacious family accommodation for up to 8 adults and two infants. Magnificently situated between the north Skye shoreline and the hills of the Trotternish Ridge, the Villa enjoys a quiet secluded location in a friendly, rural, crofting community. Every window offers stunning views of Skye scenery. The main first-floor lounge and all four bedrooms have sea views. Sunsets over the Outer Hebrides from the picture windows of the upstairs living room have to be seen to be believed. The Villa is generously proportioned and includes two lounges, so there is plenty of space for everyone to relax. The Villa is comprehensively equipped to a high standard throughout you'll want for nothing! All 'mod cons' have been provided including Sky satellite TV in three rooms, Freeview in others, free unlimited BT Broadband with wifi, PlayStations 2 & 3, good Hi Fi and many other amusements, including a football table. Wildlife abounds and the lounge viewing scope offers the chance to get 'close up' to whales, porpoises, basking sharks, otters, eagles and other Scottish wildlife... as well as neighbouring sheep and Highland cattle. Outside, the house has a safe and secure lawned garden enjoying both fabulous sea and mountain views. There is a fully equipped gas Barbecue with a shelter and an outside dining area perfect for dining 'al fresco' on Long Skye summer evenings... the sun doesn't set until almost midnight. Whatever your holiday interests and plans, there is so very much to see and do locally without the need to travel far.... it is magical part of the world.

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Owner
Andrew Butler
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 May, 2017

About Andrew Butler

I'm Andy Butler, chief factotum for Skye Holiday Rentals and I look after five lovely self-catering properties here on the beautiful Isle of Skye. We are a small family business who have been involved in Tourism on the Isle of Skye for over 25 years. Our aim is always to please and ensure that you have a wonderful time with us here in this amazing part of the world. Quality and fun are always what we/I endeavour to achieve and we want you to go home delighted after your stay with us.... and come again! We have met so many lovely guests over the years, many of whom have become good friends and return to visit us year after year. We look forward to you joining our throng of Skye supporters!

Andrew Butler purchased this villa in 2013

Why Andrew Butler chose Isle of Skye & Lochalsh

Princes Point Villa is in a superb location. Totescore is just a few minutes drive from the busy wee village of Uig with all it's amenities, and yet is a quiet and tranquil haven with magnificent sea views and no passing traffic... we fell in love with it!

Not only is the location stunning, but the Villa is unique and very different from many of the traditional Skye houses. For a start, it is split-level which immediately gives it another dimension and character. For me, the winning features are light and space. There are windows everywhere giving a 360 degree panorama of the wonderful sea and mountain scenery.

You don't feel as though you are in a house.... you feel like you are part of the great outdoors..... whilst living in luxury.

We love the Villa.... and you will too!

What makes this villa unique

Princes Point Villa is a great base for exploring not only the Isle of Skye, but also the Outer Isles. The Calmac ferry service runs regularly from Uig just two miles distant from the Villa. You can take a day trip.... or stay for a few nights!

But before you venture far, you'll have so much to explore locally on the Trotternish peninsular. There is something for everyone.... of all ages and of all abilities.

There's history evident everywhere.... Skye's famous Dinosaur footprints and fossils, Clan History and Castles, Viking Invasions & settlements, Crofting museums, deserted villages, and so much more.

We have some of the best walking and climbing in Britain right on the doorstep.... the Old Man of Storr, Quiraing, Trotternish ridge walk and miles of stunning coastline.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We were the first guests to stay after your fabulous refurbishment.... you've though of everything! We loved everything about it and are going home to book for next year" Iain, Caroline, Evie and Kiera (the Husky) MacCormick.



"What a stunning week in a stunning house. We have loved being here. We have all enjoyed the marvellous views out of every room and made good use of the barbecue the garden and the telescope. I have to say it has been a real joy to stay here in a house that has everything. it was great to be met by a warm house; very welcome after a days drive. Truly fantastic week in a fantastic house." Steve Crane & family.
Jun 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Totscore in Hebrides

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Generous size family bathroom with shower over bath
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite bath/shower room for master bedroom
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Situated on ground floor with whb & wc.
  • Family bathroom with bath, shower over, toilet, whb and 'make-up' area on lower level. En-suite shower room with toilet and whb to Master bedroom. Separate toilet & whb on ground floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , King-size double with en-suite bathroom & sea views
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk bedroom with two full-sized bunks and sea view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Large Twin. Sea views. Option of extra bed for child/teen.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Twin Bedroom. Sea views. Option of extra bed for child/teen
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8+ (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Upper level... Master Bedroom with King Size bed, sofa bed, and en-suite shower room, toilet & whb. Lower Level... Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 with twin beds, Bedroom 4 with full-size Bunk Beds. All bedrooms have sea views. Cots (2) or 'Z' beds for children/teens & Linen provided as required.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Princes Point Villa is the 'flagship' property of SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS - a local family business who have been caring for visitors to Skye for 25 years. The Villa is open and available every week of the year.... we never close! It is warm, cosy and comfortable throughout the year and makes a wonderful venue for Christmas or New Year holiday 'get together'. Short breaks are available over the winter months. The Villa has so many windows that you genuinely feel 'outdoors' when indoors... which is perfect on cold winter days! Princes Point is a truly unique and special holiday home whether providing a romantic escape for couples or as a family holiday base. It is wonderfully comfortable and relaxing. We offer discounts for stays of two weeks and more... please contact us for details. Outside: The large garden with it's panoramic sea and mountain view is mostly laid to lawn. It is quiet, well fenced, safe and secure There is a fully-equipped gas-fired barbecue with shelter and an adjoining outside dining area. Other benches around the garden offer places to sit and soak-in the stunning scenery. There ample 'off-lane' parking for up to 5 cars. Utility Room: Washing m/c, tumble drier, sink & drainer, iron & ironing board, clothes & footwear drying. Outside washing line. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are included and there are plenty! The property is serviced weekly and linen/towels changed throughout. Other: Being on three levels, the Villa feels very open and spacious. It allows guests their 'own space' to properly relax. The dining room and breakfast bar are adjacent to the kitchen and Day Room creating a 'social hub' for meal times...

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We came up for a short stay and the property is absolutely fantastic with every amenity you could ever need. The property is really spacious with lots of large family areas and furnished to a very high standard. The family (and dogs) absolutely loved it. Also there is breath taking views across the Minch and the Outer Hebrides. Also a great location for exploring Trotternish and northern Skye. We will definately be back in the near future. Thanks for letting us stay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Mark, family and 'four legged friends'! Greetings from the Isle of Skye and our sincere thanks for staying with us and for your lovely review of Princes Point Villa. We are thrilled that you loved the house and had a great time exploring this special part of Skye. Do come come back and stay with us again soon! My thanks & best regards, Andy. Andrew Butler, SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS LTD.
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5

Outstanding holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is a first class accommodation in a stunning location with great service.

We had the additional benefit of great weather but that should not matter as Andy has a full roster of reading materials on the many activities that Skye has to offer all year round.

We arrived and the house was immaculate, well lit and warm with a nice assortment of welcoming groceries ( and a well received bottle of red, after a 5 & 1/2 hour drive ).

The layout of the house is perfect for families and even though there was only 3 of us staying it was spacious without being too vast.

Andy keeps in touch and immediately helped us with a small issue, but never intrusive and a very good source of local knowledge.

You will love this villa and the island.

Our favourite part of the day was relaxing on the bench which sits at the back of the house and watch the sunset behind Harris .Perfect.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David & family, Greetings from a still gloriously sunny Isle of Skye. You didn't see a cloud and we still haven't seen one since you left. It's better than the 'Med' up here at the moment! THANK YOU for your warm and generous review of Princes Point Villa. We are delighted you loved our 'home from home' on the fabulous Trotternish peninsula. I am going to repeat my thanks also for leaving the Villa (and BBQ) so clean and tidy... it looked as nobody had stayed! Like you, my joy at the end of a day, is watching the sun set over the hills of the Outer Isles... perhaps with a cool glass of Skye ale to hand. It's great to go out and explore all that Skye has to offer, but with views like this from the house and garden, it's also great to just stay put and enjoy something of Britain's best You've been delightful guests... 'will ye no come back again'. My thanks & best regards, Andy. Andrew Butler, SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS.
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5

A Family holiday on the Isle of Skye staying at Princes Point Villa, Uig at Easter 2017.

  • 5 of 5

We all thoroughly enjoyed our holiday staying at The Princes Point Villa. We were all 'blown away' (not by the wind) but by the well equipped villa which was ideal for our requirements, in a superb location.

The owner Andy was very helpful at making sure we were satisfied and had everything we needed to hand, including a well stock store cupboard.

We were very impressed with the warm welcome we received by Andy and would like to express our thanks to you for your kind hospitality and generous support. Much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Simon, Sue, family and four-legged friends... Greetings from a white and wintry Isle of Skye... so dramatic! Many thanks for your kind review of Princes Point Villa. We are thrilled that you all enjoyed the house and it's lovely surroundings. I've been there today and, as always, never want to leave the timeless views, Well done with the Trotternish ridge excursion... I hope there was a celebratory dram afterwards. My thanks for staying with us and.... 'will ye no come back again'? Best regards to all, Andy. Andrew Butler, SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS LTD.
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5

Good experience and great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

One of the most peaceful, quite nights we have experienced in life. The facilities were great, everything arranged in a very professional way. Would love to go back again...

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Muhammad, Greetings from Skye and THANK YOU for your kind review of Princes Point Villa. I hope this finds you and friends safely returned home from your wee escape to Skye. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the house and beautiful surroundings. You are so right... it is magically quiet especially at this time of year.... winter here is my favourite! Can I thank you for leaving everything so clean & tidy.... do come and visit again. My thanks & best regards, Andy, Andrew Butler. SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS
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5

Exactly as described. Amazing property.

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious, well equipped kitchen, TV in almost every room biut prefer to turn off and admire amazing views of Harris and Lewis through telescope in lounge. A wonderful house!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Adam & family, Greetings from the Isle of Skye.... THANK YOU for your excellent review of Princes Point Villa and for your kind comments in the House Guest Book. I'm delighted you had a good holiday with us and enjoyed all that the house has to offer... including as you say the 'timeless' views across the Minch to the Outer Isles. My thanks also for leaving everything so clean & tidy on departure.... greatly appreciated. Winter well and get planning the next trip up to our magical Isle. My thanks & best regards, Andy. Andrew Butler SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS
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5

First class in every way.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully equipped holiday home - with every convenience well catered for. We wanted for nothing. Views / location are amazing. Real tonic for the soul. We had a great time with super weather that enabled us to fit in huge range of visits - the list was endless. I would highly recommend a stay at Princess Point Villa. It holds many happy memories of our holiday. Many thanks Andy.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Nigel, Greetings from glorious northern Skye and MANY THANKS for your excellent review of Princes Point Villa. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our lovely holiday home and enjoyed yourselves exploring all that the Island has to offer. My word, you did so well for weather... you can come back with that sunshine any time. Thank you for staying with us and do visit again. Best regards, Andy. Andrew Butler, SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
2017 - 8
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
2017 - 10
3 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
 
2017 - 11
8 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
2017 - 12
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
2017 - 13
29 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,450
for 7 nights
£1,450
 
 
2017 - 14
19 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
2017 - 15
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,040
for 7 nights
£1,040
 
 
2017 - 16
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£940
for 7 nights
£940
 
 
2017 - 17
23 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£890
for 7 nights
£890
 
 
2017 - 18
7 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
2017 - 18
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£840
for 7 nights
£840
 
 
2017 - 19
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£640
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 5 nights
From
£230
 
 
New year 2017/18
28 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,470
for 6 nights
From
£245
£1,575
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£950
£3,250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We request a £200 deposit when booking and the balance is due six weeks before arrival. Please visit Skye Holiday Rentals website for full terms & conditions including cancellation policy. Visa debit/ credit, Mastercard, Paypal, Bank transfer and cheques accepted.
You can book and pay on-line from the Skye Holiday Rentals website or direct with Owners Direct/ Home Away.
'Altavaig' cottage at Flodigarry is another superb North Skye holiday home owned and operated by Skye Holiday Rentals - see property ref: SC2395

Changeover Day:
For week (7 night) stays, changeover day is usually Saturday. Other days are available for Short Breaks and Christmas/ New Year holidays.

Notes on prices:
Discounts are available for stays of over one week... please contact us for details. All prices include linen/towels, electricity/fuel and VAT.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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