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Traditional Stone Croft House With All Round Sea And Mountain Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 07-Dec-2016
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"

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

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Speaks English, Dutch, Afrikaans

18 Reviews

4.7
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

5

Absolutely lovely.

  • 5 of 5

Property was beautiful, hostess was very helpful and welcoming, we had everything we needed and were sorry to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, well appointed cottage with lots of space and a lovely garden

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Very clean and comfortable. Ideal location as a base for day trips out around Skye.

  • 4 of 5

Ideal for our short stay on Skye. Shame about TV reception and WIFI performance.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A cozy place to start and finish each adventure-filled day!

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Farm Cottage in Broadford on Beautiful Isle of Skye!

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Love the adorable cottage! Shanuri was in perfect setting with Beautiful mountain and sea views. We highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Inverness at 95 Miles Nearest Barpub : Hebridean Hotel , Pub & restaurant at 400 Metres Nearest Ferry : Malaig - Armadale at 15 Miles Nearest Golf : Sconcer Golf Course at 15 Miles Nearest Train : Kyle of Lochalsh at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Hebridean Hotel Restaurant at 400 Metres Nearest Beach : Waterloo at 500 Metres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

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Coast/Beach:

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.

Travel:

Inverness Airport 2hours drive, car hire recommended.

Public bus service to road end 300yards from cottage

Train Station 15min drive

Local Taxis available

Distances:

Broadford town centre 2miles

Portree town centre 25miles

Kyle of lochalsh and mainland Scotland 15min

Ardvasar and Mallaig ferry 20min

Further Details:

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

Availability

Rental rates

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2 night minimum stay
£300
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
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 Day:
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

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

Property Type

  • bungalow

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • 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.

Bedrooms

  • 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

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • 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.

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