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Cottage With Spectacular Sea And Mountain Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Isleornsay, Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands, Scotland - Ideal Location For Exploring The Whole Of Skye And Lochalsh

Knoydart Cottage is the perfect base to explore the beautiful and mystical isle of Skye, what ever the season. This unique property, with its stunning views ,strikes the perfect balance between Scandinavian simplicity and cosy comfort. The cottage sits within a large well fenced garden laid mainly to lawn, with a burn running along its southern boundary. The cottage is in an excellent location, just a three minute walk from the shore and a pebbly beach where seals, otters and dolphins are frequent visitors. For those with a passion for fine food, Knoydart Cottage could not be more perfectly situated. The property is a short drive from the world renowned Kinloch Lodge, is next door to the Duisdale Hotel and Eilean Iarmain Hotel in Isle Ornsay is a short drive or comfortable stroll away .Here you can enjoy dinner in the restaurant or a lighter meal in the hotels cosy bar. As stated before Isle Ornsay with its iconic light house is just an enjoyable stroll away from the cottage here you can browse the artwork in the Gallery 'An Talla Dearg', sample the local whisky, treat your self to a beautiful tweed jacket in' Floriadh' or simply soak up the atmosphere watching the boats in the harbour. The cottage has recently been refurbished to provide an extremely comfortable and superbly furnished and equipped holiday home. On arrival guests receive a Welcome pack of goodies to help them enjoy their first evening at Knoydart Cottage. Its position makes the cottage the perfect base for a holiday on Skye, whether you are looking for an action filled time, walking, kayaking ,shooting, fishing , or just wish to relax with a good book or a glass of wine and enjoy the spectacular and ever changing views from your chair.


Property Manager
Christine Klanke
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
5 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

The cottage is even lovelier than we anticipated - so tastefully decorated and the pitched ceilings and expansive views give space for the soul to breath!





We've had a great week. Loved the house and appreciated all the special touches. The view from the living area was mesmerising. Saw lots of the island but the otters and seals at Armadale were special. Two pods of dolphins entertained us for over an hour one morning over breakfast......brilliant.



Enjoyed the beautiful views from the cottage and saw dolphins. Also saw lots of seals, walking along the shore just below the cottage. Driving around Skye we came to the conclusion that we had chosen the very best cottage! It s situation is very handy to get to all the different places.
Apr 2015
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 bathroom. Bath with shower over, sink and WC. Quality towels and bathrobes are provided along with guest toiletries.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: A large room with king size bed and fully fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2: Twin beds and fully fitted wardrobes. Quality bed linen and bathrobes. A travel cot is available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
Notes:
Outside: Knoydart Cottage sits within 1/2 an acre of private garden. The garden is fully enclosed and laid mainly to lawn with a burn running through the garden along the southern boundary. A large patio with garden furniture and BBQ is the perfect place to sit and enjoy the view. Sun loungers and a selection of outdoor games are provided together with fishing rods and crabbing lines. Parking is provided next to the property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen and towels are provided. Access to the property is granted from 4pm to allow sufficient time for the property to be fully serviced and maintained prior to your visit. A welcome hamper is also provided.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Cottage With Spectacular Sea And Mountain Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Amazing, best views, home from home,

  • 5 of 5

Relaxed, picture post card views, everything you need is in place, location amazing, we visit outer Hebrides and highlands every year, this is a must return place thank you

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to seeing you again.
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5

Every comfort, and a spectacular view

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to the property. Once again we appreciated the personal touches - welcome-basket of groceries, locally made toiletries in the bathroom, flowers in the living area - and enjoyed the comfort of the house. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you could reasonably need if you want to cook, as well as a microwave if you don't. The bedrooms are spacious and comfortable with plenty of cupboards. And the view from the kitchen and living area is fantastic - even on cloudy days it's lovely just to sit and look out. It's a good location for visiting the southern end of Skye, handy for local shops at Broadford (about 10 minutes away). I can't think of anything that would improve it. We hope to go back for a third year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Everything about the cottage was perfect. Beautiful view, beautifully furnished. all the little touches, like the welcome basket among others were delightful

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

My Wife and 3 year old son really enjoyed staying at this property. It was immaculately kept by the owner with a wonderful garden and amazing views across to Knoydart. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you David. It was lovely to meet your family and I hope to welcome you back in the future.
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5

As it says on the label!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is easy to find, with beautiful views and well equipped. It was a wonderful place to stay, and very clean too!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic base for exploring Skye

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was immaculate and totally in keeping with the wonderful photos on the website. Christine gave us such as warm welcome and gave us tips throughout our stay on our ideas for exploring, and on events that were happening nearby. The Blazin' Fiddles gig down the road was absolutely amazing. The view from the lounge was mesmerising, and we could have stayed watching the ever changing view for ever. The clear skies that allowed us to watch the moon rising above the mountains across the water on an evening were an added bonus. We love this end of the island, and found it an ideal base for exploring. The co-op in Broadford was well stocked.

When we return to Skye, it will definitely be to this lovely cottage and Christine's warm hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to meet you and I really look forward to seeing you again here on Skye.
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Location

Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Armadale
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Visitors to Knoydart View Cottage are able to take advantage of a private pebble beach, 3 minutes walk from the cottage. Sandy beaches are available a short drive from the cottage.

Travel:

The ferry terminal at Armadale (Caledonian MacBrayne offer a regular service from Mallaig) is a 15 minute drive from the property. The Skye Bridge, connecting Skye with the mainland is a 20 minute drive away. A car is recommended to make the most of your holiday.

Distances:

Isle Ornsay with its iconic lighthouse is 1.5 miles away.

Broadford with it's supermarket, bank, post office, hospital is 7.5 miles away.

Armadale and the ferry (with links to the small isles of Eigg Muck Rum and Canna ) is 15/20 minutes from the cottage.

Skye's capital Portree is 30 miles and a 30 minute drive away

The pretty village of Plockton is 30 minutes dirve from the cottage.

Eilean Donan Castle is about 30 minutes drive away.

Further Details:

Knoydart Cottage also provides the perfect base for sight seeing and exploring the wider attractions of the Scottish Highlands.

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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
 
Rate 3
6 May 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Rate 4
9 Sep 2017 - 7 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£795
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
From
£125
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Provisional bookings can be made via email. These will be held for 5 days pending receipt of a completed booking form by post or email together with a 25% deposit. The balance payment is due6 weeks before the holiday commences.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Saturday. Guests are asked to vacate the property by 11am. Arrival from 4pm. Flexible arrangements or short breaks may be available out of season.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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