- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
This immaculately-presented detached cottage situated within the grounds of the owner's home occupies a superb location in the friendly highland village of Staffin, on the stunning Isle of Skye. Boasting breathtaking sea and mountain views, with sights reaching to mainland Scotland, this Staffin cottage is ideal for those who desire the peace and tranquillity that this coastal location affords. The upper floor of this Isle of Skye cottage offers a flexible sleeping space with a super king-size convertible bed, ideal for a couple or two friends. The open plan living space on the ground floor offers a contemporary fitted kitchen, a dining area and a comfortable sitting area with a big picture window allowing stunning views towards the majestic Quiraing mountain range, across the bay and out to sea. A large lawned garden encloses this Skye cottage, and to the side is a private seating area, a great spot for a morning coffee and perhaps with a pair of binoculars for some eagle spotting. For walkers, the Quiraing provides dramatic scenery and well-defined pathways, leading direct from the doorstep of your Isle of Skye cottage. The sandy beach, with its history of dinosaurs, is just a short walk away, and wildlife spotters will most certainly enjoy the seals, otters and seabirds that dwell in this unspoilt area. Staffin is an excellent location for touring the island, with the pretty capital town of Portree just a short drive away. With the outstanding views, the nearby beach and the complete comfort of this Staffin cottage, guests are assured of an unforgettable holiday here on the beautiful Isle of Skye.
One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request). Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
Oil central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Lawned garden with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 mins walk, pub 3 miles. Beach 5 mins walk. Note: Sloping ceiling in bedroom.
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About the location
Portree 17 miles; Kyle of Lochalsh 51 miles.
Occupying a coastal location on the northern half of the Isle of Skye, is the crofting village of Staffin. Overlooking Staffin Bay and Staffin Island, this tranquil village boasts something for everyone, with two restaurants, two shops, a part time opening Post Office, the Staffin Slipway for sailing enthusiasts, the only sandy beach in the north of Skye and plentiful walks along the beach or inland. The town of Portree, the largest on Skye, is 17 miles down the coast and from here, the whole of this wonderful island can be easily reached. A haven for walkers, the fabulous Trotternish Ridge with the famous and majestic Quiraing as its dramatic centrepiece is easily reached from Staffin.