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Tigh na Creag

(Ref. 26278)

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

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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66 Customer Reviews

  • "Very Clean and Spacious."

    Present a perfect relaxing and homely feeling. Views are amazing from the living room glass window. Very much enjoyed our break.

    Reviewed by Faheem5.0Jan 2024

  • "This is a lovely property."

    It was warm - we were winter guests - and cosy. Everything was clean and in working order. We loved the shower. I do feel new pillows are in order, though. Mine were not comfortable. Sorry I forgot to put the dishwasher on. I got it ready but forgot to press go.

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Dec 2023

  • "We arrived around 4."

    30pm on our first day to a warm and lovely cottage. The rooms were so spacious and a nice welcome box of shortbread with a cup of coffee made the perfect start. We booked this cottage back in Nov 2021 so it was a long time coming but well worth the wait. The owner was very helpful by leaving the cottage ready for us to use without any key fussing or trying to locate things just fantastic week. The only down side was our departure day which was a freak of nature and the flooding around Scotland caused us to stop near a village in Loch Lomond as landslides and water in the road prevented us getting home so we had to sleep in our small car and get home the following day. A great week in the cottage spoilt by the journey home but we got back eventually. For any new customers going to this property you will not be disappointed and it has so many great views.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage is stunning situated overlooking a Loch enjoyed thru a large floor to ceiling picture window."

    It is warm and well equipped for 4. Constant hot water. 2 large luxurious bathrooms. The cottage is situated halfway between Broadford to the South and Portree to the North so ideal for touring. Th owner Nikki is attentive and answered emails promptly. This is a true gem.

    Reviewed by Dorothy5.0Sep 2023

  • "Great very roomy, clean, very well maintained full house with 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen."

    Exactly what listing said. Was worried about entry process but owner lives nearby and went off without a hitch. It is 12 winding miles from any real stores and at that distance a grill would have been nice. But beautiful surroundings and if you wanna get away, this is a great spot and property.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Sep 2023

  • "A lovely cottage."

    Well positioned to explore the island. Well equiped and very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Gary3.8Sep 2023

  • "The cottage feels very spacious and was warm and comfortable."

    Electric clothes drying rack was very helpful. Very convenient location on the main road midway between Broadford and Portree, and close to the Cuillin mountains.

    Reviewed by Harvie5.0Jul 2023

  • "A most wonderful stay, the cottage was warm and cozy the moment we walked in."

    Had everything you could possibly need, beds so comfortable, I haven't slept so well in a long time. View was stunning and a perfect base for exploring the Island of Skye. Will definitely stop again. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Mar 2023

  • "Everything was great, very comfortable and warm accommodation."

    Great view of Loch. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Mar 2023

  • "What a fantastic place to have as our base as we explored the incredible Isle of Skye!"

    The property was clean, warm, comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay. Ideally located roughly “halfway up “ the island and just a few minutes from the Raasay ferry we couldn’t have chosen a better place to stay. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Feb 2023

  • "Perfect!!"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Feb 2023

  • "Wonderful property in an ideal location for exploring the island."

    Beautifully appointed with lovely views from the large picture window. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jan 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with superb views over the Loch and convenient for getting around the island."

    We had a great week.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2022

  • "Tigh na Creag is an ideal location for lovers of the great outdoors."

    It was a perfect getaway from the city and all the hustle and bustle that comes with it. There are so many beautiful hiking trails nearby, you won't be able to stop exploring for hours on end. The cottage is beautifully decorated with a lot of warmth and comfort. From washing machine to dishwasher, this accomodation has it all plus more. Only little grumble is the matresses could be better but its the least of my worries when i spent 95% of the time out of the house. Loved this place and would love to visit again.

    Reviewed by Mustafa4.7Aug 2022

  • "Would like to return next year."

    Great location for a climber, central for all roads on Skye, great views from the front windows.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Aug 2022

  • "We've had a wonderful week staying at Tigh na Creag, the cottage is cosy, clean, and spacious, perfect for 4."

    Everything was supplied, modern bathrooms and kitchen, utility, parking and a great view! Nikki (owner) was lovely and friendly and made some great recommendations, the Noost is a short walk from the cottage for takeaway lunch, the ferry to Rasaay was also a must do, all within walking distance. The cottage lies half way between Portree and Broadford, so perfect for both. I cannot recommend Tigh na Creag more, so relaxing and comfortable, thanks Nikki

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jul 2022

  • "Absolutely brilliant cottage."

    Very spacious, very clean, warm and had everything you need. Probably the best I’ve stayed in on holiday.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0May 2022

  • "The cottage was warm, comfortable and well equipped, a pleasure to come home to."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Apr 2022

  • "The location was absolutely perfect for us to see a lot of Skye."

    Great to be able to relax in such awesome surroundings!

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Feb 2022

  • "Fantastic stay!"

    The cottage was everything we wanted and more. It was spotless and very warm on arrival. The views were to die for and all in all a great place to stay for a week on Skye I am already looking at dates for next year! This will be my go to place when on Skye.

    Reviewed by David4.7Feb 2022

  • "A super cottage with views to die for."

    Everything we needed for a very comfortable week. Warm, clean and of high quality. Situated well for seeing the whole of Skye.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a great holiday ."

    The cottage was lovely with all the facilities we needed. It was always warm and welcoming after a day out. Its central location on Skye was perfect for exploring all parts of the island. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2021

  • "Very few places open."

    Skye, in general, has become hugely expense.

    Reviewed by Marina5.0Oct 2021

  • "A truly excellent holiday home, the view from the lounge was amazing as the weather changed, a great location for accessing all parts of the island."

    This is the best property we have ever rented. Even saw a seal from our window in the Loch. We were really sad to leave to go home.

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Oct 2021

  • "Amazing cottage in Isle of Skye."

    The kitchen is very well-equipped and it contains 2 bedrooms; one En-suite room (twin beds) with its bathroom and double bedroom. Each rooms has a TV. There is another toilet. The living room is amazing and you can see the sea with the mountain ( a fantastic view). There are 2 places as stores. There is washing machine as well as dryer. There is also a dishwasher. The owner of this cottage (Nikki) is lovely and so so so kind. I just recommend that if the sitting in the living room becomes towards the window in order to enjoy more with the fantastic view. I totally RECOMMEND it.

    Reviewed by Mohammed5.0Oct 2021

  • "The caretaker answered any questions promptly and I had a very comfortable stay."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Sep 2021

  • "Perfect cottage everything we needed was provided beautiful location would ..."

    Perfect cottage everything we needed was provided beautiful location would highly recommend this cottage ideal location for sight seeing

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Sep 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The bungalow was very well maintained and had everything we needed. We would be happy to go back.

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Jul 2021

  • "Had the need to contact the owners on a couple of occasions."

    The problems, although very minimal, were dealt with instantly in a very professional and extremely friendly customer oriented manner . The cottage was spotless and well placed geographically to allow us to visit many parts of the island. Would recommend it highly to anyone wishing to holiday in Skye,

    Reviewed by James5.0Jul 2021

  • "The view was stunning and the rooms were large"

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jul 2021

  • "Excellent place to stay, the cottage was very clean and comfortable everything ..."

    Excellent place to stay, the cottage was very clean and comfortable everything in kitchen and bathroom worked well, and beautiful views, will book again

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2021

  • "The property was very clean, well laid out and very inviting."

    The area was picture perfect, and a photographers dream. The people on the Isle of Skye are warm and welcoming. Would I return to this property?? In a heartbeat ❤️❤️

    Reviewed by Karen5.0May 2021

  • "It is a well appointed venue in a great location - delighted with all aspects of this property"

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2020

  • "A beautiful house with a beautiful view!"

    Reviewed by Trudy4.7Dec 2019

  • "Tigh na Creag was everything we hoped for and would happily return to if visiting Skye again."

    The cottage is superb and I'd certainly recommend it .

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Nov 2019

  • "This was our second visit to Skye and we knew we wanted to explore more of the middle and top of the island and due to it being autumn we had limited day light so we knew we had less time to travel so we chose Sconser because it is half way up the island ."

    This cottage couldn’t have been more perfect. The cottage itself was immaculate and I would highly recommend it . Nikki was lovely and offered to help us in anyway. ( thanks for this Nikki) . The cottage was well equipped with everything you could think of . The one thing that made our holiday is ( and it may say it on the list of things but I missed it ) is the fact it had a tumble drier . We were always climbing , at a beach or in a river so we always had washing and it was great to be able to get it dried straight away! The view was amazing . Every night I sat and just watched it get dark , absolutely perfect . The cottage has two bedrooms. The twin room has an en - suite ( which completely made our daughters holiday

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Oct 2019

  • "Great holiday destination, met by the owner who made us very welcome."

    After days out it was lovely to come back to a cosy well maintained cottage. Facilities were excellent.

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Sep 2019

  • "Host was friendly and welcoming."

    Great location for exploring North and South of Skye

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage is in a very good spot for travelling to other parts of Skye and we were very lucky with the weather and had sunshine every day."

    We met the owner and she was extremely friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2019

  • "Le logement était parfait, une vue magnifique, il est très bien situé, la propreté irréprochable."

    Reviewed by Martial5.0May 2019

  • "Great holiday in great cottage."

    Everything was as described, could not be better!

    Reviewed by Bartlomiej5.0Mar 2019

  • "This cottage is beautifully presented, clean, very well equipped and with really decent bedding."

    Nikki was a pleasure and I would no hesitation in recommending this property

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Mar 2019

  • "Overall holiday was very good."

    Beautiful scenery and wonderful landscapes. Weather was ok. Holiday accommodation was superb and definitely recommend anyone to book this cottage (no-one will be disappointed).

    Reviewed by Dipendra5.0Jan 2019

  • "We Arrived at the cottage about 3 Pm we opened the door to a lovely warm temperature & Wow what a wonderful surprise a packet of shortbread biscuits, Tigh na Creag Is a wonderful cottage fully equipped with every thing that you need & more."

    ....I Can honestly say this is the best rental cottage I have stayed at.....And I've travelled the world over...It was nice to walk in without having to wash all the cutlery & plates.... Just relax & start to enjoy your time in the property .......I Highly Recommend this Property to Anyone....Once Again a big thank you to Angus & Nikki the Owners Neil & Sheryll Fielder & Baby Summer

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Dec 2018

  • "Everything was fine very clean and comfortable."

    The location was very good Definitely one to be recommended

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Nov 2018

  • "The cottage is lovely and with stunning views from the living room and bedroom windows."

    We enjoyed our stay in the cottage.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Oct 2018

  • "FIRST CLASS EVERY THING JUST RIGHT PERFECT WE SAW SKY ALL ROUND ISLAND 100%"

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Sep 2018

  • "We had one week in this cottage on the Isle of Skye, and what a pleasure it was."

    When we arrived the whole cottage was lovely and warm and cozy. We found it well laid out with everything we could possibly want for a relaxing break. The location for us was very good with it being central it was easy to explore both north and south of the island. When we got to meet the owner ( Nikki ) she couldn’t have been more friendly. We can’t wait to go back and hopefully spend more time both in the cottage and exploring.

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Sep 2018

  • "Very warm welcome."

    The owner is really friendly and helpful. One little remark: the picture I saw (a bit different from the one here above) didn't show the real situation of the house. I really thought it was isolated and surrounded by a garden. In fact it is on the main road but as it is a bit higher you don't really see the traffic.You hear it though. Very comfortable inside with all we need to feel at ease. I recommend the place.

    Reviewed by Pol4.7Aug 2018

  • "Everything was top drawer as regards accomodation."

    Skye itself was as always wonderful.Location was great.

    Reviewed by Delma5.0Aug 2018

  • "Excellent location and cottage."

    High quality bedroom and bathroom facilities with modern lighting in all rooms. Lots of room storage and individual room storage and organisation. Enjoyable, comfortable communal areas.Supplies available if anything was forgotten from home. Excellent contact with Nikki. We would love to return to Skye and would definitely book the same cottage. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2018

  • "Cottage is in a superbly central location - probably the most ideal location on the island."

    Cottage was clean and finished to a very high standard making for a comfortable stay. All in all added up to a wonderful holiday.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Jul 2018

  • "Tigh Na Creag is a lovely, spacious, comfortable and clean, well equipped cottage and we just loved it."

    No negatives that we can think of and would highly recommend it to other holidaymakers. Sconser where it is situated makes for easy access to all parts of the Island including being very close to the Ferry port for a trip to Raasay which we did. The owners if the cottage were very helpful and friendly too.

    Reviewed by Josephina5.0May 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage, well equipped, spacious and clean."

    Nikki was great, very accommodating and made us feel very welcome. Thanks and see you again!

    Reviewed by Aimee5.0Mar 2018

  • "Very clean and well equipped cottage in a great location with great view from living room window."

    Have already recommended it to friends and family. Would have loved to have the time to stay longer.

    Reviewed by Ian4.8Oct 2017

  • "We loved the cottage!"

    It was clean, very comfortable, well-maintained and has spectacular views.

    Reviewed by Ben5.0Sep 2017

  • "A beautiful location and the accommodation provided everything we needed."

    Thanks.

    5.0Aug 2017

  • "This cottage was the best one ever - 5 star in our opinion!"

    ! Design, decor, view, comfort & cleanliness just brilliant!! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0May 2017

  • "Really nice accommodation, better than expected, great location on the Isle of ..."

    Really nice accommodation, better than expected, great location on the Isle of Skye, absolutely no issues, would defiantly stay there again, thanks you

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Mar 2017

  • "I wasn't on holiday, I was working in the area, this cottage was ideal for location, the centre of the island, the cottage was first class in amenities, suited my purpose of a base to cover the island, and had great facilities."

    Reviewed by William5.0Nov 2016

  • "The cottage was fantastic; well equipped, clean, and very cosy."

    The owner's are extremely friendly and checked in with us at the beginning and end of the holiday to introduce themselves and make sure we had everything that we needed. The island really is stunning and this cottage is in a fairly central location which is great for exploring. I would highly recommend this cottage and look forward to returning myself sometime in the future!

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Nov 2016

  • "The cottage and location were superb."

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Oct 2016

  • "The cottage was comfortable with all the facilities we neded."

    It is located within easy reach of the main attractions on Skye.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Oct 2016

  • "Great cottage, great base for getting all over the Island."

    The owner made us very welcome, and made sure we had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Oct 2016

  • "The holiday cottage was perfect."

    Great location. Everything you needed for a lovely relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Sep 2016

  • "It was a very clean, very comfortable house, "cosy" home."

    Very good hospitality of the owner.

    Reviewed by Frederic4.8Aug 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric coal-effect fire
  • Entrance porch/utility.
  • Oil underfloor central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with FreeSat, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 12 miles, hotel with pub and restaurant 1 mile
  • Coast 3 mins walk.

The property

Portree 12 miles.

A very well-presented detached cottage situated on a hillside in the township on Sconser on the magical Isle of Skye.

From the elevated location of this Skye cottage there are southerly views across to the Isle of Raasay and the mountains of the mainland.

Immaculately-presented throughout, this Skye cottage is ideal for a family or group of friends who will appreciate the excellent central location of the cottage which is ideal for exploring the whole island.

There are two bright and spacious bedrooms, one double and a twin with a fabulous en-suite shower room.

The open plan living accommodation in this Skye cottage is dominated by the picture window overlooking the loch and is a very sociable and welcoming area.

The bespoke fitted kitchen/dining room is very well equipped and a perfect place for enjoying a meal with family and friends.

At the front of this Skye cottage there is space to sit and enjoy the views and sunsets.

With the capital town of the island, Portree, just 12 miles to the north and the second main centre of population, Broadford, just 13 miles to the south, you are never far from excellent shopping facilities.

Close by is a hotel, renowned locally for its high-quality cuisine and friendly small bar.

With this lovely Portree cottage being centrally located, you can travel south to the Sleat peninsula known as the garden of Skye and visit Armadale Castle or travel north up to Portree and tour the dramatic coastal road around the top of the island.

Skye is a big island, full of wonderful scenery, an abundance of wildlife and lots of history.

Whether you walk up the Cuillins, or languish on a quiet beach, you will love to return to the comfort of your Skye cottage at the end of a busy day.

Note: This property is approx. 100 yards from Ref. 912924, together they sleep 10.

Please note: All bookings made from 13th January 2023 will be have a £350 Good Housekeeping Bond in place.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

PORTREE

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.

Please note: All bookings made from 13th January 2023 will have a £350 Good Housekeeping Bond in place.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas