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The Bothy

Staffin, Fort William, Isle of Skye & The Western Isles (Ref. 7211)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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Staffin Cottages

Staffin Cottages comprises of three delightful, singles-storey properties that rest on the outskirts of Staffin, the Isle of Skye. The site enjoys two semi-detached, stone-built cottages, The Barn and The Bothy, along with a detached lodge, Quiraing View. The lovely dwellings each enjoy charming, open-plan accommodation, private sitting areas, and generous off-road parking; making for a fabulous base for an idyllic, self-catered break in this wonderful part of the Isle of Sky! Explore your local surroundings, where you will find The Old Inn Staffin which serves tasty meals and local ales, ideal for when you fancy a night off from the kitchen, as well as a well-stocked convenience store for stocking up on any essentials. Just a short drive away is the delightful An Corran Beach, where you can beach comb the shores with your four-legged friend and spot the well-preserved dinosaur footprints when the tide is out. Venture over to the scenic viewing point of Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls Viewpoint, where you can absorb stunning views of the rugged cliffs and waterfalls. Walkers will delight at the close proximity of the well-known Quiraing, where you can experience mountainous hikes through the expansive rock formations. Head over to the bustling town of Portree, home to the heritage museum of Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre, a picturesque harbour and The Lump which offers walking trails and a historic 19th-century watchtower. For a memorable day trip, venture over to Kyle of Lochalsh where you can hire a boat and take to the waters to spot the local wildlife, wander the lush Plock or hire a bicycle and take advantage of the fabulous variety of trails on offer. For an unforgettable stay on the Isle of Sky, choose Staffin Cottages.

The property

Nestled in the coastal village of Staffin on the Isle of Skye, The Bothy is a beautiful, single-storey barn conversion surrounded by romantic countryside.

The property is perfect for a family or group of four hoping to see the spectacular sights of the Isle of Skye.

Ample off-road parking is available for guests, so park up with ease and take in the peace and quiet, before unloading your bags into your home-from-home.

Pile into the sitting/dining room after the day's excursions, start the woodburning stove, sink into the leather sofas and warm up with your favourite shows on the Freeview TV; tall ceilings and Velux windows make this a bright and airy space to unwind and enjoy family dinners, with rustic wooden furniture throughout.

Stock up the cupboards and prepare your favourite holiday meals in the quaint kitchen, complete with electric oven, halogen hob, American-style fridge/freezer with ice dispenser and a washing machine.

Follow the hallway further inside the barn conversion to find two beautifully furnished bedrooms; crawl under the sheets of the king-size bed, whilst younger guests have plenty of space in the neighbouring twin room.

After venturing along the coast, freshen up in the shower room with a walk-in shower to warm tired muscles.

Outside a picnic bench is a lovely spot to sip your morning coffee, plan the day's adventures and relish the tranquil surroundings.

For a stay in a traditional Scottish setting to visit the must-see sights of Skye, choose The Bothy as your base.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 5690 and 1090755, together sleeping up to seven guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer with ice dispenser, washing machine
  • TV with Freeview
  • Sorry, no WIFI
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Front garden with raised patio, gravelled area and picnic bench
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 3.7 miles, beach 1 mile
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed

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About the location


Portree 17 miles; Kyle of Lochalsh 51 miles.

Occupying a coastal location on the northern half of the Isle of Skye, is the crofting village of Staffin. Overlooking Staffin Bay and Staffin Island, this tranquil village boasts something for everyone, with two restaurants, two shops, a part time opening Post Office, the Staffin Slipway for sailing enthusiasts, the only sandy beach in the north of Skye and plentiful walks along the beach or inland. The town of Portree, the largest on Skye, is 17 miles down the coast and from here, the whole of this wonderful island can be easily reached. A haven for walkers, the fabulous Trotternish Ridge with the famous and majestic Quiraing as its dramatic centrepiece is easily reached from Staffin.

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