Kensaleyre near Portree, Isle of Skye, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles
Portree 6.5 miles. A very pretty stone cottage standing in private, lawned gardens, on the magical Isle of Skye. This Skye cottage enjoys lovely westerly views that stretch over Loch Snizort to the surrounding hills, and with the River Haultin flowing less than 100 yards away, this is a tranquil setting for couples and small families to base themselves for a wonderful Skye holiday. Bright and well-presented, this Skye cottage offers typical cottage style accommodation. The sitting room is very comfortable, with the window offering direct views out to the beautiful waters of the Loch. The well-equipped kitchen at this Skye cottage has a small dining area and an external door offering direct access to the pretty lawns. The garden encloses this cottage near Portree, and is neat and tidy with a well-placed bench for enjoying a quiet morning coffee whilst relaxing in the peaceful surroundings and getting lost in the beautiful views. The capital town of Portree is a short drive from this quaint cottage on the Isle of Skye, offering great facilities for shopping and dining, as well as an attractive harbour lined with pretty, pastel coloured buildings that flicker their reflections in the water. Skye is bursting with wonderful walks and a diverse range of wildlife, so have your camera at the ready to capture the enchanted scenery. A visit to the famous Dunvegan Castle is a must, and once there you can take the boat trip to Seal Island, walk alongside the hilly coastline or beside the crystal waters on the famous Coral Beaches. You will love your Isle of Skye holiday, and never forget time spent at this cottage near Portree.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.
Oil central heating with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Enclosed, lawned garden with bench. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 6.5 miles, pub 2.5 miles. Note: There are sloping ceilings in the bedrooms with restricted head room.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Fort William 108 miles; Inverness 113 miles.
Set round its natural harbour on the stunning and tranquil Isle of Skye, charming Portree boasts an excellent range of shops, hotels and restaurants. Cultural attractions are plentiful; the Aros Centre is well worth a visit with its programme of concerts, theatre and cinema. Sports enthusiasts are also well catered for, with sea kayaking, rock-climbing and a good choice of well-marked walks. The rock formations are particularly spectacular; Trotternish Ridge stretches for 31km of continuous cliffs, with many fantastic rock forms and pinnacles. Dunvegan Castle and the Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre are just two more reasons to visit this magical isle.