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Cape Breton

Altvaid near Dunvegan, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 904704)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    Mr Pfister

    “Small things to improve: a bit more toilet paper would be helpful, a butter dish, a bigger pot to make pasta as well.”

    ... but overall quite good

    ... but overall quite good


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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The property

Dunvegan 5 miles.

This is a beautifully-presented contemporary cottage on the spectacular Isle of Skye, offering superb loch and mountain views from its idyllic setting.

Situated just a short stroll from the clear waters of Loch Vatten, this Skye cottage is ideal for family or friends to savour the dramatic beauty of the area and the wonderful array of wildlife the island has to offer.

Well-appointed and welcoming throughout, there are two generously-proportioned bedrooms in this Skye cottage, and a spacious shower room.

The well-equipped fitted kitchen opens into the sociable living area, with its big dining table and comfy sofas set around a wall-mounted, electric flame-effect fire, ensuring a wonderful space to relax together after a day exploring.

Outside this Skye cottage is a private garden area from which the stunning views across the Loch to MacLeod's Maidens are sure to take your breath away.

The village of Dunvegan with its world famous castle is just five miles away from your Skye cottage, and if you journey on past the castle to Claigan you can park your car and take a walk to the Coral Beach.

From Dunvegan you can access the whole island easily and the bustling capital town of Portree with its pretty harbour is a must.

Skye is famous for its rugged beauty and mystical atmosphere, with large stretches of the landscape unspoilt and utterly restful.

At the end of a busy day, your Dunvegan cottage will provide a comfortable and happy holiday home.

Note: This property is approx. 150 yards away from Ref. 904703, together they sleep 8.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. Utility/boot room.


  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 miles
  • Coast 10 mins walk
  • Note: Please note that check in is after 4pm

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About the location


Portree 22 miles.

The village of Dunvegan is set in the north west of Skye and contains a mixture of traditional stone and modern houses, along with a selection of shops and hotels. About a mile from the village is Dunvegan Castle, home to the Clan MacLeod, who have continuously occupied the castle since the 13th century. Only four miles away is the famous Three Chimneys Restaurant, a must for all foodies, and just a 10 minute walk away is the very popular Old School Restaurant, also worth a visit. Also in the area are the Cullin Mountains with their fantastic rock forms and pinnacles, which many climbers would put at the top of their list. Other attractions on the Isle are plentiful - visit the Talisker Distillery or Portree, the island’s only town, set around its natural harbour, which boasts an excellent range of shops, hotels and restaurants, and also offers Sea Eagle trips from the pier, which are extremely popular.

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