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The Cabin

(Ref. 1115428)

Dunvegan, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

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

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  • cabin (17)
  • stay (13)
  • hosts (11)
  • debbie (10)
  • our (9)
  • barry (9)

26 Customer Reviews

  • "The best accommodation we have ever stayed in ."

    First class Hosts made you so welcome Would recommend Every thing spot on .

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jun 2024

  • "Barry and Debbie were the perfect hosts."

    Advising us on where to go, what to see and where to shop. And a most welcome find in the fridge of milk and wine and home baked bread for us. Very friendly and so helpful without being intrusive in any way. Everything you could possibly need in the cabin too. It was a lovely find.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2024

  • "Great base to explore the Isle of Skye."

    Everything you need, clean and comfortable. We had a wonderful stay made better by the sun shining everyday! Thanks Debbie and Barry.

    Reviewed by Megan5.0Apr 2024

  • "Debbie and Barry were so welcoming, their homemade bread on arrival was delicious and the cabin was absolutely perfect!"

    Having such wonderful hosts and beautiful accommodation turned a tough week to get overcome into a delightful and memorable week away. The cabin is spacious, beautifully decorated and has every utensil and home essential you can think of and more. We will definitely be recommending and looking to stay again in the future - thanks for an amazing week away!

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2024

  • "All good thanks."

    The accommodation and facilities were as advertised. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

    Reviewed by Geoff5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely little cabin and just what we were looking for."

    Not far from Dunvegan and lots to see and do in the area.

    Reviewed by Adrian John3.8Feb 2024

  • "Stayed there twice now."

    Fabulous welcome, comfortable stay, The Cabin was lovely and cosy ,the owners are lovely too . Welcomed with home made bread, perfect !

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Nov 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation and friendly helpful hosts"

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cabin."

    Clean, spacious, convenient location, nice view, helpful owners. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Sheila4.7Sep 2023

  • "A nice peaceful and cosy cabin with everything you need for a great holiday"

    Reviewed by Kenny5.0Aug 2023

  • "This is a great holiday stay in a great location."

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very much enjoyed our time in this comfortable and spacious cabin."

    Enjoyed relaxing in the evening looking out at the view. Many different places to visit and explore on this beautiful island. Will definitely have to return.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2023

  • "Fantastic property with stunning view."

    Lovely hosts Debbie & Barry made us feel very welcome.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2023

  • "Barry and Debbie are amongst the very best hosts we have ever stayed with through Sykes."

    Friendly, personable and very welcoming throughout our holiday. The cabin itself was immaculately clean, beautifully presented, excellent facilities and the location was stunning

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jun 2023

  • "Hosts very friendly."

    Nice property and location. Welcome pack appreciated. No major issues. Only thing is a shower mat would be good for some guests.

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Jun 2023

  • "I'm sorry to say that we cannot recommend this holiday destination."

    Reviewed by David2.8Jun 2023

  • "The photos advertising the cabin are somewhat false."

    I did not expect to see the owners property with scaffolding and scrap piles of wood on the floor as part of my view. I certainly don’t expect to see the owners in a hot tub with friends as part of my evening view. More thought could have been done to the cabin in consideration to hot weather during months when the midge are active. Midge screens on the two smaller windows to allow occupants to open and receive fresh air. A suitable fan was supplied during the last two nights of our stay but should be left in the cabin to give an option to the client. The oven and hob were really good and made cooking easy but the heat inside the cabin made it a task which we refused in the end. There is no need for a dish washer as it is designed for 2 persons only and I’m sure better use of cupboard space would have been useful, particularly considering the lack of counter top. The cabin is really well presented on arrival, very clean and the shower is great. A shame it was more let downs than positives. We found ourselves delaying our return to the cabin everyday. We will NOT book the cabin again.

    Thank you for your review Bryan however we feel it unjustified and untrue. To take your points in order: The property listing details that there are two rental properties at the same location and that we live on site. The photos are unedited images of the exact property inside and out and clearly show our home in it's location through The Cabin windows. We do have two small single story scaffold towers up at the moment as we are in the middle of replacing our old leaking roof. We apologise if this affected your stay in any way. We are sorry that you found it offensive seeing us use our hot tub 30 metres away, we have difficulty understanding why that would be but please understand it was not our intent to upset anyone. It is true we had not adequately considered the eventuality of getting unprecedented temperatures here on Skye, the minute you asked for a fan we provided two small units and ordered a new large floor standing fan which arrived and was provided to you the next day. Had you asked for this earlier it would have been provided earlier so your implication that we waited until the last two days of your stay to assist is misleading. The large fan will remain in the property in case we ever experience such high temperatures in the future. Midge screens are a good idea although with the entire window opening outwards it makes permanent fixed screens unfeasible, but we will investigate and source internal screens for those two windows. Thank you for the comment. We have never had a negative comment regarding the provision of a dishwasher, we know that many of our guests have used it in the past and we think it is better to provide facilities that may not be used than not but thank you for the feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bryan3.4Jun 2023

  • "We loved our stay thank you, the cabin had everything we needed and the Isle of ..."

    We loved our stay thank you, the cabin had everything we needed and the Isle of Skye has a lot to offer, the only thing that let it down was the postcode not being correct and took us to another property which then took nearly an hour to find the cabin even thought it was just down the road

    Thank you for your feedback Paul. The supplied postcode is correct but because of our rural location it occupies a large area and the centre of the postcode where Satnav tends to take you is a few hundred metres away. This is why the arrival instructions have detailed directions to get you to the property including GPS co-ordinates and what three words to our exact location. We are now sending arriving guests a google map location on the day of arrival to assist with finding us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2023

  • "We have been at the Cabin before and knew we would enjoy our stay, as the property is in an ideal situation for exploring different areas."

    Although different owners we have no hesitation in saying our holiday was ideal and the area and scenery is difficult to beat. Debbie and Barry being the perfect hosts always ready to help, their knowledge handy when thinking up trips. The home made bread was really good and the milk, wine, tea coffee etc ideal.

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Apr 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Cabin."

    It was the perfect fit for our needs. It is perfectly maintained, clean and beautifully decorated. Everything is provided for. On arrival we had a warm welcome from Mark and Debbie, and a welcome pack including home made bread !! The views of MaCleods table and down to Harlosh are just beautiful. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Cathy5.0Mar 2023

  • "Barry and Debbie were very welcoming, and provided very useful knowledge of the Island."

    The cabin was very cosy and quiet, and the perfect getaway for us.

    Reviewed by Aaron5.0Mar 2023

  • "We enjoyed our break at the Cabin."

    Lovely stay, comfortable and cosy. Warm welcome by the owners.

    Reviewed by Hans5.0Nov 2022

  • "We had a brilliant stay at the Cabin, it's very modern and beautifully presented, with fantastic views and everything we needed for our week."

    We were lucky with the weather so we had some brilliant walks and bike rides locally, and when it really rained we were very comfortable having a day in by the fire. The bathroom is big and the shower is fantastic. The hosts were great, and we hope to come back to explore more of Skye.

    Reviewed by Celia5.0Oct 2022

  • "We had a fabby stay at The Cabin, Barry and Debbie were fantastic, friendly hosts - thank you so much!"

    The Cabin itself was well equipped, extremely clean and had some lovely personal touches for us arriving! Even with the rain and wind in the evening we felt cosy inside… nothing beats that fresh air with a cuppa in the morning looking at the beautiful views! Would 100% recommend you will not be disappointed

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Oct 2022

  • "The cabin was a perfect place ro stay on Skye."

    The hosts were friendly, welcoming and helpful. The bed was very comfy and room spacious. The shower was powerful and roomy. The kitchen/ lounge had everything needed for a holiday stay. The wood burning stove was an added bonus. The whole place was newly set up and very clean. Thank you!

    Thank you Elaine, It was lovely to meet you both. We are very happy that you had a good time during your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Sep 2022

  • "Debbie and Barry are a lovely friendly, couple, made me feel very welcome."

    Excellent accommodation, very comfortable and spacious, had everything you could need with fantastic views from both the living room and bedroom. Ideal base for sight seeing and walking, would certainly return again

    It was a pleasure to have you as our first guest Kathleen. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Cabin. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Sep 2022

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Front garden with gravel and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: This property has ramp access and wide doors, so suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Scottish Let License Number - HI-30020-F

The property

Tucked away on the outskirts of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, Highland, is this contemporary holiday home, The Cabin.

Enjoying a fantastic location with views overlooking the bay and the stunning MacLeaod Tables hill range, The Cabin is a fabulous choice for couples seeking their next escape to Scotland.

The property benefits from off-road parking, ramp access, wide doors, and a lovely front garden with seating where you can soak up the amazing views on offer.

Inside, you will find a light and airy open-plan living space, featuring a well-equipped kitchen for rustling up tasty dishes, ready to enjoy at the dining table for two over a bottle of fizz, before relaxing on the plush corner sofa in front of the TV, as the woodburning stove crackles nearby.

Continue through to find a well-appointed shower room for freshening up at the end of the day, along with a beautifully presented king-size bedroom with plenty of storage and a delightful outlook onto the bay and mountain range.

Adventure awaits at The Cabin.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1118772, together sleeping up to 4 guests.

Please Note: The owners live onsite.

EPC Rating: Band D

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: HI-30020-F

Herebost Holiday Homes

The Herebost Holiday Homes consists of two beautifully-presented holiday homes, a cabin and a shepherds hut, resting on the outskirts of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, Highland. This collection offers a fantastic base from which to explore your surroundings and features off-road parking, open-plan living spaces, well-appointed shower rooms, private front gardens, and stunning views looking out towards the bay and the famous MacLeaod Tables hill range, making them well-suited to couples, families and friends. Your local amenities can be found in Dunvegan, where dining options include The Misty, The Dunvegan, The Waterside Café Bistro, and the Old School Restaurant, along with a bakery/coffee shop, fish and chip takeaway, cake shop, a supermarket, and the Giant Angus MacAskill Museum. On the outskirts of the village, you will find the esteemed Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, where you can enjoy tours of the award-winning castle, wander the formal gardens, or embark on a boat trip to Loch Dunvegan where you can spot the resident seal colony! Further afield, you can enjoy the delights of Portree, where you can hike along the Portree Walkway, delve into history at the Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre, take in the views from Portree Harbour, sample fresh seafood at The Lower Deck and Sea Breezes, or walk up to The Lump where you will find nature trails, fantastic views and a 19th-century watchtower. An adventure to the Isle of Skye doesn’t get much better than with a stay at the Herebost Holiday Homes.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

DUNVEGAN

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas