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Gramarye Cottage

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Peinchorran near Portree, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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2 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property and a beautiful location!"

    Having sheep right outside the front yard was an unexpected (and wonderful) surprise <3

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Jan 2024

  • "A lovely week 21st to 28th October spent at Gramarye Cottage."

    Our third year running on the Isle of Skye and our first stay at Gramarye Cottage. The location is superb and the cottage is excellent, so clean and well equipped we were short of nothing. Home from home and nicely decorated and laid out. Weather was unusually good for the time of year. Spotted a Sea Otter at close quarters on the rocks at the adjacent Braes Bay and the icing on the cake was watching two pairs of White Tailed Sea Eagles performing right in front of the cottage for 20 minutes.

    Thank you so much for this lovely review. It is so kind of you to take the time to do this and is so appreciated. I am so glad you had good weather and some great wildlife spotting which is always so amazing. Thank you so much Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Oct 2023

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC and tumble dryer
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi, DVD player and selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking space just off the road for 1 car
  • Wrap-around gardens with lawn and front gravelled area with furniture and picnic bench with sea views
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 8.4 miles, pub 8.3 miles and beach 0.9 miles
  • Note: There is a sloping hill with steps leading down to the property entrance, please take care and maybe unsuitable for those with mobility issues

The property

Portree 8.3 miles.

Boasting a truly unbeatable setting with breath-taking views across the sea to the Isle of Raasay in Peinachorrain (Peinchorran) near Portree on the Isle of Skye is Gramarye Cottage.

This delightful dwelling benefits from a welcoming interior adorned with character features including woodburning stoves and feature, exposed stone walls, two well-appointed bedrooms and a stunning setting overlooking the sea encapsulated by peace and tranquillity; a perfect choice for small families, friends or couples looking to explore the wonders of Skye.

Cross the threshold into your new home-from-home and head straight into the homely sitting room where the warmth of the woodburning stove greets you, unwind here in front of the TV before heading into the fully-equipped kitchen to rustle up a delicious meal to be enjoyed around the dining table.

On warmer evenings, dine alfresco at the picnic table; the perfect setting to raise a toast thanks to the mountains and sea creating a memorable backdrop, there’s even a toasty, indoor snug with woodburning stove so you can savour the views on colder nights.

When stars appear overhead, head back inside to wash off the day’s adventures in the ground-floor bathroom before sloping off to sleep in either the king-size or twin on the first floor.

If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic setting, take a drive into Portree, the island’s capital, where you can stock up on all of your self-catering essentials at local stores or enjoy a well-earned break from the kitchen with a delicious meal at Merchant Bar, Caberfeidh Bar and Restaurant or Antlers Bar and Grill.

Be sure to make the most of the coast by hiking along Braes Beach or head to Talisker Bay Beach to marvel at its impressive waterfall or appreciate the beauty and swells of the Atlantic.

Hidden gems are woven throughout the island, discover the Fairy Pools surrounded by blue and green waterfalls, reach the impressive summits of Bla Bheinn or Sgurr Alasdair or explore The Lump a wonderful headland with watch tower.

Guests can also take ferries across the charming islands surrounding Skye or to the mainland home to endless attractions.

All this and more awaits at Gramarye Cottage.

EPC Rating: Band F

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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.

NOTE: Bookings must be a minimum of 4 nights. Stays must NOT cross over a weekend.