Bungalow in Broadford, Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Surrounded By Croft Land And Wildlife, Yet Only 3 Minutes Walk To Closest Beach, Restaurant And Pub
Shanuri is a beautiful, traditional, 1840’s stone built croft house. She is set back in a quiet private cul-de-sac, 300 yards off the main A87 through Broadford on the Isle of Skye. This lovely 3 bedroom bungalow offers everything you could want from a holiday on Skye. With magnificent all round sea & mountain views, including the famous Ben-na-Caillich (Hill of the old woman) Red Cuillin, with the Cairn of a Norwegian princess on top clearly visible from the comfort of Shanuri's deck. Lovingly modernised throughout, Shanuri can sleep up to 6 people comfortably and is fitted with central heating, double glazing, multifuel stove, fitted kitchen and bathroom. Shanuri is 350yards (4 min walk) from the nearest pub and family restaurant, 400yrds from the beach and 6 miles from the nearest Michelin star restaurant - Kinloch Lodge. Broadford town centre offers a post office, bank, several restaurants and pubs, Co-op (Grocery store & Off license), pharmacy, 24hour A&E with 22 bed cottage hospital, GP surgery, Vet (pet food), Library, Council service point, gift shop, flower shop, chip shop, fresh local seafood shop, filling station, clothes shop, charity shop, hair dresser, jewellery shop, bike hire, art gallery, photo gallery, hardware store, tyre & car repair centre, home entertainment shop & the Isle of Skye Bakery and is only 2 miles away. Portree is 27 miles north-west and Kyle of Lochalsh (mainland Scotland) 7 miles south-east. The Sleat peninsula or "The garden of Skye", with the Clan Donald Castle Gardens and the Mallaig ferry lies 15 miles to the south. Broadford offers many outdoor adventures including sea kayaking, hill walking, biking and fishing to name but a few and also sports a football pitch, MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) and children's outdoor play park. Excursions to , Plockton for it's famous seal trips, seafood and palm trees, Dornie with Eilean Donan Castle (the back drop for the film "The Highlander"), Elgol for boat trips to loch Coruisk or the "Small Isles", Rum, Canna & Eigg, Glass bottom boat trips in Kyle of Lochalsh, Apple Cross with it's world famous Bealach~Na~Bha pass, a ferry trip to Raasay or even the otter sanctuary at Kylerae, Neist point, kilt rock, Dunvegan Castle and Colbost croft museum is all within easy reach. You can also get a seaplane from the local airfield, 3 miles from Shanuri, for an unforgettable flight across Skye and the Cuillin Hills. The Skye Serpentarium, 1 mile from Shanuri, offers a wide range of exotic reptiles and amphibians on show. A huge range of hill walking trails for walkers of all abilities are within a few minutes’ drive from Shanuri- the famous Bla Bheinn - or Blaven as it is often anglicised and the Cuillin ridge (Inaccessible pinnacle) is less than 10 miles away. Come and stay for a week or two - you will fall in love with skye, its friendly people and the well known warm Highland hospitality : "Slange Var"
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(19 traveller reviews)
The owner was very friendly and helpful.
Very clean and the kitchen was fully equipped with everything you need apart from having a grilling tray.
But there was things that made this holiday not as good as it could be.
First there is a TV but unless you have Netflix or a amazon prime you will be struck with BBC iplayer (which you are meant to have a to license for). We should've read the details more carefully because I assumed that when it says TV it meant you had normal TV channels. I've stayed at many places this is the first time I have come across not having TV channels.
The shower was not very good had very little pressure.
The bathroom has no extraction the window will not close it seemed jammed open a small amount for extraction purposes which made bath time a trial of fire and ice as it the wind kept blowing inside.
The washing machine only works on a cool wash.
Clean, well appointed cottage with lots of space and a lovely garden
We've stayed on Skye a few times now and Shanuri is the nicest cottage we have stayed in. Excellently appointed, spacious accommodation in a quiet setting. The garden was fabulous and the dogs loved running around in it. The welcome pack and wine were a nice touch and we had a very comfortable stay. I'd definitely go back next time we visit the island!
Very clean and comfortable. Ideal location as a base for day trips out around Skye.
Ideal for our short stay on Skye. Shame about TV reception and WIFI performance.
A cozy place to start and finish each adventure-filled day!
Our family of four really enjoyed our stay. The views were engaging from every window, and the situation in Broadford was ideal for exploring Skye. The cottage was comfortable, especially the beds! However, you might want to be sure to bring books, games, and devices to entertain everyone when the weather is uncooperative. Elsa-Lou and her family were warm and friendly hosts, and we would definitely visit again.
Wonderful Farm Cottage in Broadford on Beautiful Isle of Skye!
My family of three recently stayed in this beautiful Stone Croft Cottage on the Isle of Skye, and we could not have been happier with the cottage or our dealings with the owner; Else-Lou. The cottage though originally from the mid 1800's; was totally updated and clean and beautiful and had plenty of space for the three of us to hang out. It was located in Broadford, almost as soon as you get on the island from the mainland and it was close and convenient to everything on the island. It is situated on a farm with lovely views out both the front and the back of the cottage of the farm and the mountains and water beyond. My favorite view was from the large Kitchen window looking at both mountains and water. The cottage had all the modern conveniences you could want or need, with three large bedroom to choose from plus one very large bathroom with both tub and shower. The kitchen was well appointed with everything we needed and we enjoyed cooking in one of our two nights there, eating in every morning. The fireplace in the sitting room had firewood and kindling for us and that was an extra treat. The washer and dryer was a dream as we had been away from home for a week and a half at that point of our vacation. Else-Lou was so accommodating and was very easy to work with - both before the stay and during. Any questions I had she answered promptly and efficiently by email before our trip, and then she greeted us upon our arrival and was so gracious and helpful in planning what we could do & see while on the island. We will definitely be back to this lovely cottage and this beautiful part of Scotland. We highly recommend this cottage to families, couples, girl's night out, etc.
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Waterloo Beach 4min walk: White sand and swimming (close to Pub & restaurant)
Ashaig Beach 5min drive: White sand and swimming
Torrin Beach 20min drive: White sand and swimming (Lovely round beach rocks)
Torrin Pools 20min drive: Fresh water river swimming pools.
Inverness Airport 2hours drive, car hire recommended.
Public bus service to road end 300yards from cottage
Train Station 15min drive
Local Taxis available
Broadford town centre 2miles
Portree town centre 25miles
Kyle of lochalsh and mainland Scotland 15min
Ardvasar and Mallaig ferry 20min
Kyle leisure centre: Indoor swimming pool, gym and outdoor play area, 8miles
Portree leisure centre: Indoor swimming pool, gym, climbing wall, 24miles
Aros centre: Movie theatre and Shows, restaurant and soft play, 23miles
Sabhal Mor Ostaig: Shows, Music & film, 15miles
Music & Live bands in local pubs
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Complete booking form on Owners direct website
Booking confirmation and Invoice e-mail will be sent to you
Pay £150 non-returnable deposit
Full & Final payment at least 6 weeks before arrival date
Booking with Shanuri Guest House is a legal binding contract , if you have to cancel for whatever reason all efforts will be made to find an alternative booking, but if no booking can be found you may be billed for lost revenue, cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
No smoking policy
Changeover days are Saturdays
Entry is after 4pm on arrival date
Departure is before 10am on leaving date
For more than seven nights stay: clean towels every 7 nights , clean linen on request
Notes on prices:
Prices are quoted for a 7 night stay (Saturday night - Friday night inclusive)
Changeover days , Arrival and Departure days are on Saturdays
Short breaks could be considered on special request
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Away From It All
- Heating ...
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kitchen ...
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- near the sea
- live theatre
- recreation centre
- bird watching
- horse riding
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- fitness centre
- laundrette - serviced
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- deepsea fishing
- fly fishing
- freshwater fishing
- mountain biking
- mountain climbing
- pier fishing
- bay fishing
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Fitted bathroom with WC, Bidet, Basin, Bath, Overhead Shower, Shaving point, Heated towel rail & central heating.
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
- Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)-No photos(being refurbished) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 = King size bed, wardrobe, bedside table, dressing table (sea view) Bedroom 2 = Double bed, wardrobe, bedside table (mountain view) Bedroom 3 = Twin beds , bedside table, built in cupboards (sea view All with central heating & Double glazing
- Golf ...
- Ski & Snowboard ...
- Notes on accommodation: Change over will be on Saturdays Check in will be after 4pm on day of arrival Check out no later than 10am on day of departure Please leave property clean and tidy on departure All damage to be reported before departure and appropriate compensation paid. Pets will be charged at £20 / pet / week, payable with final payment No pets allowed on beds or furniture Dog cage can be supplied Outside: Fully fenced all round garden with off street gated parking for up to 5 cars Private wooden south facing deck with wonderful mountain views, ideal sun trap Outdoor furniture supplied Barbecue available on request Garden rotary washing line available Utility Room: Washing Machine Tumble Dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen included, Please supply own linen for cot. Towels and linen changed weekly or on special request Spare cushions and blankets available Property cleaned before & after every renting / weekly on Saturdays Other: Dry entrance porch front, side & back door.