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Taigh an Tobair (House by the Well)

Colbost near Dunvegan, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 14611)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Dr Klehe

    “It is a really well kept cottage, ...”

    It is a really well kept cottage, very clean and also kept very warm, which is especially important when returning from a long walk in the rain.

    It is a really well kept cottage, very clean and also kept very warm, which is especially important when returning from a long walk in the rain.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dunvegan 5 miles.

This lovely detached cottage is located in the village of Colbost, just 5 miles from the village of Dunvegan, on the Isle of Skye.

Occupying a stunning hillside location, this Skye cottage boasts wonderful views of Loch Dunvegan to the Minch, and on clear days the hills of the Outer Hebrides can be seen.

This bright and welcoming Skye cottage is ideal for a family or group of friends who wish to enjoy their time together on this beautiful island.

This single-storey Skye cottage offers three bedrooms, a bathroom and a contemporary kitchen with dining area, whilst the sitting room has comfy settees and a woodburning stove, making this room a great place to relax in after a busy day.

In the garden at this Skye cottage you will find a stream, along with a seating area, from which you can fully appreciate the views.

Within walking distance is the famous Three Chimneys restaurant, which is a fabulous place to enjoy a special meal out, whilst the village of Dunvegan has excellent services and is home to Dunvegan Castle.

From this Skye cottage, you may wish to visit Neist Point Lighthouse, climb MacLeod's Tables, visit one of many art galleries in the area, or spend time sea fishing.

Throughout the Isle of Skye there is excellent shopping and dining out opportunities, plus the island offers an endless list of things to do and places to see.

This delightful cottage provides an ideal base for exploring the Isle of Skye.


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double with basin and WC, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, DVDs and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Storage area for bikes, canoes etc
  • Front lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pub 5 miles
  • Coast 10 mins walk
  • Note: There is an unfenced stream running through the garden, therefore children need to be supervised at all times.

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, and are said to have had dealings with the "wee folk" at the Fairy Bridge. Also in the area are the Cuillin 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 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
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