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Ardmore

Waternish near Dunvegan, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 18639)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • 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
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mr Hnatiuk

    “This is a lovely cottage which is well equipped and warm.”

    The only adverse comment I would make is that more attention to detail regarding cleaning of some kitchen utensils - this would not stop me from booking the cottage again. We were quite surprised at how remote it was and after thinking that we had made a mistake we had the most fantastic week there. It was a different holiday as we are not what I would call walkers but even if you are not a "walker" there are some lovely easy walks to do. The cottage is located on a single track road, ...

    The only adverse comment I would make is that more attention to detail regarding cleaning of some kitchen utensils - this would not stop me from booking the cottage again. We were quite surprised at how remote it was and after thinking that we had made a mistake we had the most fantastic week there. It was a different holiday as we are not what I would call walkers but even if you are not a "walker" there are some lovely easy walks to do. The cottage is located on a single track road, however, every road user we came across was polite regarding stopping in the passing places - of which there are many. You will enjoy the big dark skies and wonderful views across to the Outer Hebrides and spectacular sunsets. We were blessed with lovely sunny days and on one of our walks we spotted two white tailed sea eagles - fantastic..

The property

Dunvegan 10 miles.

This detached cottage occupies a pretty, hillside location on the stunning Waternish Peninsula, on the Isle of Skye.

Situated on a family-run farm, this Skye cottage is ideal for any group who want to spend time together exploring this magical island.

This cottage on Skye is well presented, and is set entirely over the ground floor, offering two bright and spacious double bedrooms, a comfortable sitting room with dining area, and a multi-fuel stove for winter months, that provides a homely atmosphere.

The front garden is a perfect place for guests to relax and appreciate the panoramic views that this Skye cottage has to offer.

The village of Stein is three miles away and boasts a fantastic seafood restaurant, plus The Stein Inn, which is reputed to be the oldest tavern on Skye.

This area of Waternish has a well-establish tannery and showroom, which is a great place to pick up a traditional souvenir.

Stein has a Dive Centre with diving trips and sea trips to spot whales and dolphins.

Or, visit Cannach Pottery and Showroom.

The larger village of Dunvegan is a short drive away, and offers a 13th century castle plus gardens to explore.

The whole island is rich with places to visit and things to do, whether you want to walk up the Cuillins, take a boat trip, cycle on the fantastic forestry tracks or simply sit back and admire the wildlife, you will not be disappointed.

At the end of the day, you will be delighted to return to the comfort of your Skye cottage, and will always remember the unspoilt beauty of the magical Isle of Skye.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove.
  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden to front with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 10 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Coast 10 mins walk
  • Note: Woodburner available Oct-Apr only.

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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.

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