4.8★ Sykes rating 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom Pets No Features Off road parking Open fire Garden / Patio Cot available Highchair available Washing machine Seaside Sky TV Broadband / WiFi Reviews & Ratings Accuracy of the listing Cleanliness Comfort Facilities and Maintenance Search All reviews cottage (37) lovely (27) location (25) our (24) stay (17) cosy (17) 58 Customer Reviews "Fabulous cosy cottage with all we needed for a comfortable stay." A good location to see the wealth of attractions on the Isle of Skye and enjoy the wonderful food on offer at local hotels and restuarants. This was a magical holiday for us. Reviewed by Vivien5.0★Nov 2023 "Absolutely loved our stay." Will 100% recommend to anyone who is willing to listen Reviewed by A5.0★Nov 2023 "Lovely accommodation and a good location we would like to return at some stage as high winds and weather prevented some of our planned trips thats Scotland having a contingency plan in place helped and theres plenty to see on the Island." Reviewed by Clive5.0★Sep 2023 "Nice cottage, peacefully right in middle country fields, need car for travelling to shop nearby or go 6 miles to Portree main Co op supermarket ." Need replacement fixing new kitchen with dishwasher in. Some storage heating not working at all. Lovely modern bathroom with underfloor heating. This cottage is very clean throughout, a bit dated. Reviewed by David4.1★Sep 2023 "A wonderful place to stay." The property is very comfortable and a cosy refuge when the weather is bad. In good weather, its location is ideal to explore the fantastic scenery Skye has to offer. Reviewed by Richard5.0★Sep 2023 "We have just returned from the most amazing and perfect stay at 6 Totescore." From the lovely phone call with Rosemary prior to our arrival, to the lovely treats upon arrival. The cottage has everything you need. We had rainy days where we could hunker down and enjoy the coziness of the cottage, and also beautiful sunny days where we enjoyed evenings outside in the beautiful surroundings. We especially loved sitting outside to enjoy the amazing blue moon. We are already planning our next holiday and won’t hesitate to book again. Our three children have fallen in love with Skye as much as we have. Reviewed by Amy4.7★Aug 2023 "We loved staying here!" It was peaceful, idyllic, and comfortable. It topped off our experience in Scotland perfectly! We were ready for a quiet place to relax and found it. And no one mentioned the stars I woke up in the middle of the first night and the stars in the sky were just incredible. I wish we’d had more than a couple nights to stay. Reviewed by Andrea5.0★Aug 2023 "The property is magical!" It is in the most idyllic setting replete with sheep, is perfectly equipped, and perfectly located. The owner is equally lovely and accommodating. Reviewed by Erin5.0★Jul 2023 "We had a great stay at 6 Totscore." Could not of had better. This was our second time in the wonderful cottage and everything was perfect. comfortable clean and so peacefull, a nice touch with the bread, milk and tea/coffee on arrival. Great for photographers to get around Skye. Thank you so much for eveything and we will be back soon. Reviewed by Anthony5.0★Jun 2023 "We loved our stay in Uig!" The cottage was beautiful and comfortable. Rosemary had everything we needed for our stay and was super kind and welcoming! Coffee, tea, bread, milk, and boxes of tissue were there for us. The countryside around the home was gorgeous. The one bathroom was a little difficult with 5 of us adult women there, and the water temperature was very unstable, but we made it work! Also, the upstairs got quite hot at night. Overall, I would definitely recommend staying here! But the directions to get here are tricky. Look for the owner's name on the gate, which might be open and hard to see, especially at night. The long driveway (with the gate) is on the right side of the road before the dirt road begins (don't go down the dirt road!). Reviewed by Carrie4.4★May 2023 "Great secluded location very peaceful and quiet (the sound of a cuckoo was a delight)." A great base for our first visit to Skye. Reviewed by Rob5.0★Apr 2023 "We had a wonderful time at the cottage and would recommend it to all family and friends, a truly superb location and we got to meet some new born lambs, the local hen harrier also kept us entertained." Reviewed by Barrie5.0★Apr 2023 "Lovely house in the middle of a sheep-run, very calm with a nice view on the hills." The house itself is very cosy, comfortably furnitured and tastefully decorated. It has a big and fully equipped kitchen and an open fireplace. 10 minutes drive to Uig (harbour, grocery shops, gift shops and restaurants) and some impressive hiking and sightseeing spots. It hasn't been our first time here and it won't be the last! Reviewed by Carola4.4★Dec 2022 "Lovely quiet property." Reviewed by Merel5.0★Oct 2022 "Photographs don't do justice to the cottage and it's perfect location." Well maintained, light and airy indoor space and delightfully secluded and peaceful garden. Not too far off the main road but only a stroll across the fields to the shore. Amazing views of the outer isles from the top of the lane. Would definitely recommend and hopefully return. Reviewed by Fiona4.7★Sep 2022 "This cottage was perfect for our week away." Being three photographers it was a great base for us to get about the island. we had everything we needed in the cottage including a barbaque out back even though the weather wasnt quite on our side. would recommend 6 Totescore to anyone. Thank you for you kind comments. I’m sorry the weather was not so great but hope you managed to catch some of the wonderful scenery around the island . Property Owner Reviewed by Anthony5.0★Sep 2022 "We couldn't have asked for more, the cottage is a real home from home." It is so peaceful with fabulous views from the windows. Inside there is everthing you need for a truly relaxing, comfortable holiday. The furnishings are of good quality and most importantly for someone with a bad back the beds are very comfortable. We had lovely weather all week, but on the cooler evening the log fire was wonderful and made for a very relaxing evening after a long day of hiking. The owner is lovely, we contacted her a week before arrival and she gave us clear and helpful advise about the cottage. On arrival there was milk in the fridge and shortbread and bread buns on the side, which was a lovely touch so we could have a cuppa after our long journey. We will definitely be back and would recommend the cottage to friends and family looking for a relaxing vacation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Thank you for your delightful comments. I look forward to welcoming you back if you do return to Skye Property Owner Reviewed by Helen5.0★Sep 2022 "We had a lovely stay at 6 Totescore cottage." The cottage was in a beautiful location and was lovely and quiet. There was everything there that we needed, plenty of towels, all the kitchen equipment that we needed and a BBQ which was very useful. It was clean and comfortable. There were five people in our party and there was plenty of room for all of us. The weather as always in the Isle of Skye was unpredictable but the heating was perfect and there was always the option of a log burner and electric fire. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you for you kind comments. I am so glad you enjoyed a relaxing break in our cottage. Property Owner Reviewed by Helen5.0★Jul 2022 "Really relaxing stay - thank you." Lovely quiet location. House was well equiped - had everything we needed. Would not hesitate to return. Thank you for your very kind remarks. We look forward to welcoming you back at some point if you return. Property Owner Reviewed by Mark5.0★Jul 2022 "Very nice holiday home with almost everything you need on vacation." Well equipped kitchen. Good beds. Warm and cosy. The only things that we found was could be better is de kitchen table is to small for 5 adult people. And we were missing a coat rack for hanging our wet coats when we came back from hiking. Reviewed by Marc4.4★Jul 2022 "Lovely holiday in a beautiful place, extremely comfortable house and very good value for money" Reviewed by David Edward4.4★Jun 2022 "Fantastic cottage really enjoyed our time there, relaxing break which we all needed." Reviewed by Glynis5.0★May 2022 "We had a really lovely stay at Totescore." The cottage is really cosy, clean and well-equipped. Beds and sofas were comfy. My main comment would be that the shower isn't very powerful (but it was still fine). There was a good TV with sky/netflix etc as well as DVDs and a book shelf for rainy weather. Internet was good and although mobile phone reception was limited we were kindly invited to use the landline so were able to make any urgent calls that we needed to. The location is very peaceful - a bit isolated (although Uig is a 5 min drive and has a very well-stocked local shop) but great for visiting the Quiraing. It was a little bit of a trek to get to southern-most parts of the island but definitely doable. Our host was lovely - we had a call in advance of our arrival to share information and welcome biscuits etc. All-in-all I would definitely recommend 6 Totescore to anyone looking for accommodation in the Trotternish area. Thank you for your feedback Charlotte that is very kind. Property Owner Reviewed by Charlotte5.0★May 2022 "Beautiful, comfortable cottage - the pictures don't really do it justice!" We really enjoyed our stay. The owners were helpful with suggestions of things to do in the area. It was a lovely quiet location where the only thing we could hear was a cuckoo nearby. The only slight downside is that the bathroom is downstairs and bedrooms upstairs, which is a bit awkward in the middle of the night. Reviewed by Amanda4.7★Apr 2022 "Our only small." Gripes where no toilet upstairs and very draughty bathroom window they are awaiting a replacement though otherwise a very cosy cottage Reviewed by Fred3.8★Mar 2022 "We enjoyed our stay at this cottage !" The location is wonderful : peace and quiet , lovely scenery! Uig is very close, and the shop there is very well stocked. Also it has a lovely cafe near the Ferry terminal where the food is very nice. The cottage is cosy, the kitchen is spacious and well equipped, the beds are comfortable . Wifi in the cottage is fine. The owner made us feel very welcome and it was very nice ! Thank you ! Thank you Natalie that is very kind. Property Owner Reviewed by Natalia5.0★Feb 2022 "Beautiful cottage lovely area A wonderful place" Reviewed by John4.4★Oct 2021 "Damp mould in both end bedrooms at ground level near windows." Sky TV is an old sky box not connected to a phoneline with limited freeview channels. The TV is old and volume increases and decreases on its own. BT Internet reception is intermittent where there is no service for hours. As 3G reception is poor then its only the TV for company. No starter kit for fire which is part of the listing but we left some for next travellers, 3/4 of a bag left by us. Shower becomes temperamental and stopped working then no hot water. Had to turn hot water tank off at wall a few times until light on switch came on. Cant open bathroom window so bathroom steams up. No heating between bathroom and living room so it's a chilly walk through the doors. Not a single book, game or dvd in the cottage as mentioned in listing but there is a book of things to do or a guest book to sign. Thought maybe Covid19 related but how can you have a book of things to do and instructions but no books to read as both is touched and hence the late check-in of 4.30 to properly clean it. Cobwebs in all rooms at ceiling height, dead spiders and a bath towel with oil on it. Bottle of milk which was open in fridge dated next day even though instructions state empty fridge and leave cottage as you expect it. We cleaned that cottage for next travellers and hoovered even though someone goes in to make it up for next traveller. Woke up to a loud bang one morning to find a 4x4 parked over by the shed, I expected privacy not strangers letting themselves in especially as its a safety issue with children. Outside light on corner is faulty so only light at door. Certainly not worth the rental price of the stay and I wouldn't pay it again. Its a lovely a cottage in a tranquil setting but when occupied visitors shouldn't be coming and going, whoever does the cleaning isn't doing it when there's Cobwebs and dead spiders. The photos on the listing doesn't reflect the cottage. The enclosed garden has been forgotten about and everything looked dead. My garden is alive in October but this looked dead. The facilities were good, kitchen well stocked with pots etc, bedding was clean, towel was covered in oil but folded in double bedroom ready for use. The fire was cosy but no wood. We stayed at a cottage in Hunglader 3 years ago, the heating was on, a welcome pack provided, spotlessly clean, smart tv so we could get entertainment, books, dvds, games all available so maybe our expectations are in comparison to that which was half the cost of this cottage. Next visit to Skye will be back to Hunglader at Beith cottage opposite Skye museum. I am sorry to hear of the problems experienced. Some are due to geography and being in a remote and rural area the internet can fluctuate at times . This was raised with BT who stated yesterday it has improved the signal. TV signal is also affected by the location but a new HD tv is being installed today. The shower may have been affected by water pressure and was thoroughly investigated by a qualified tradesman yesterday. There are logs in a large log pile outside. Apologies if this was not made clear. All books and games were removed due to Covid rules but these will be replaced soon. I am very surprised to hear there were cobwebs as our housekeeper is very thorough. In an old property they can appear overnight. I have never seen "mould" in the property but this will be investigated today. Autumn gales play havoc with gardens in the islands but it can be a very restful spot in fine weather. The house is on a working croft as stated and the crofter may need access to the shed occasionally. I appreciate the frustration of being indoors when internet is affected and the weather is bad. I hope you were able to enjoy some of the beauty and grandeur of our wonderful island. Property Owner Reviewed by Colin2.2★Oct 2021 "Everything just weather not great but still had a good holiday cottage was lovely" Reviewed by Lorraine5.0★Oct 2021 "Cottage was very good." Weather good for Scotland. Reviewed by Andrew5.0★Oct 2021 "Beautiful cottage in a quiet location; warm & cosy, well equipped and clean." Loved the open plan aspect downstairs.Good communication with the owner. Nice outdoor space which was very peaceful. Weather was a mixed bag which wasn’t a surprise at this time of year. It didn’t detract from enjoying our stay though as we managed to do everything we intended. Wi-fi mainly good. Would definitely recommend the property and hope to return. Reviewed by Kirsty4.1★Sep 2021 "A really lovely cottage in Uig." It was the perfect place to stay. The cottage is so well equipped that we really felt at home and it’s a great base for exploring the island. Plenty of room and comfort for 4 adults and a baby- even on a rainy day spent indoors! The reviews I’d read when booking our stay were all great but the cottage actually exceeded our expectations in every way. Reviewed by Mhairi5.0★Aug 2021 "Peaceful location with inland view." Cottage warm, clean and cosy and well equipped (except for no dishwasher as expected). Didn't really use garden but bench at front was nice to sit out on. Reviewed by Sarah4.7★Jul 2021 "Lovely cottage with friendly locals (field of sheep & lambs and a cuckoo in the woods)." Reviewed by William5.0★Jul 2021 "The accommodation was spacious and very well equipped in a very quiet and relaxing location surrounded by farm animals." Overall it was a lovely experience and a great holiday. Reviewed by Pat4.7★Jun 2021 "Nice cottage, in brilliant position." Loved the garden & surroundings....even heard a Corncrake close by! Reviewed by Dave5.0★May 2021 "Lovely cottage, excellent value." Clean and tidy, with good facilities. Reviewed by Charlie5.0★Sep 2020 "Brilliant location." Brilliant house. Very helpful staff when booking it. Very helpful and kind owners of the property. 10/10 Reviewed by Sam5.0★Jul 2020 "Das Haus ist ruhig gelegen aber mit Auto prima zu erreichen." Man kann von dort wunderbar die Insel erkunden. Am Abend haben wir uns im Haus etwas gekocht . Die Küche war wunderbar ausgestattet. Schön war auch die Auswahl an Spielen, DVD und Büchern. Reviewed by Kerstin5.0★Mar 2020 "Big and comfortable cottage in the quiet green neighbourhood, with a beautiful view." There are all necessary facilities and even more (games, books, dvd). We recommend this accomodation very much. Reviewed by Anna5.0★Sep 2019 "Lovely well equipped cottage." The lighting was a bit dim at first but came brighter after a short while. Could have been useful to have another lamp downstairs. A bigger table would allow up to 5 to be seated in more comfort. Access was very straightforward with a keybox outside the door. Reviewed by Andrew4.7★Aug 2019 "The cottage was in a lovely quiet spot near Uig for the essentials and central to driving around the north tip of Skye- also easy to get to Quiraing and Staffin." The cottage itself was beautiful and cosy, much bigger than it appears in the photos - the kitchen was lovely and well equipped. The bathroom and bedrooms really clean and tidy. Loved all the board games and puzzles. The WiFi was spotty as the owner warned us and we had no cell signal (Vodafone) but there is a landline for making local calls. We had a great time and would definitely book here again! Be sure to see the nearby spots in Uig like Rha falls and Fairy Glen...also really handy for the ferry to Harris Reviewed by Jessica5.0★Aug 2019 "Our holidays in Skye was even better expected thanks to such a nice accommodation." The cottage is very confortable, cosy, clean and well-equiped. It was nice to be able to cook like at home and then sit on the sofa watching the open fire. The location was perfect, quiet, and close to several beautiful hikes and the town of Uig with all the basics you need. Communication was easy and pleasant with the owner. We only wished we had stayed longer and hope to be back to discover Skye in another season ! Reviewed by Clara5.0★Jun 2019 "Comfortable, warm and clean." Facilities and points of interest within easy reach. Quiet and peaceful. Reviewed by John5.0★Jun 2019 "We loved our holiday cottage." It was such a cosy place to come home to at the end of the day. Great location in a wilder spot on Skye. Fab x Reviewed by Kevin5.0★May 2019 "The cottage is very comfortable and has all the amenities you need for a comfortable holiday." The scenery around the area is amazing and the changing light makes it an ideal location for a photographer and those who enjoy a changing landscape. Reviewed by Derek4.4★Apr 2019 "Wow we have just returned from an amazing week in this lovely cottage celebrating my 40th birthday." The cottage has everything from games, books, lots of information on area, loads of family DVDS, very well equiped kitchen and very comfy beds. Rosmary was so helpful with quick response to any questions and also provided a nice welcome pack. The weather wasn't on our side but we still had a fab time exploring the Island we visited Coral Beach during storm Gareth 75mph winds, snow and hail, Kilt Rock , Old Man Of Storr, night time Aroura searches and The Fairy Pools. We also enjoyed being so cosy and comfortable in the cottage just relaxing during the worst of the weather. The local shop Rankins has an amazing choice for during your stay there is 2 Co-Ops in Portree aswell. We only ate out once I love Chinese food so we tried The Fat Panda in Portree which was amazing in taste and portion sizes, we took a cool box and when back at cottage after 25min drive the food was still very warm. We will definitely return to this amazing cottage using Skyes Cottages . Reviewed by Angela5.0★Mar 2019 "This cottage is a home from home and is practically perfect in every way." The location is peaceful, rural bliss not far from the sea. Uig is handily down the hill for the ferries if you want to visit the island of Lewis. There is an amazing hotel a short drive from the property with a good menu if you want to eat out. But if you want to eat in the kitchen is equipped with everything you can think of. The open plan living space is well laid out making spending time with your folks a breeze. The cottage is cosy and comfortable. We loved it here. The wifi is a good speed and very reliable. Highly recommend this cottage to anyone. Reviewed by Laura5.0★Dec 2018 "Perfect setting and location to explore Skye, house is well appointed, the photos do not give it justice" Reviewed by Sebastien4.1★Oct 2018 "We arrived late at night and thankfully because of the storage heaters the house was warm." Very comfortable cottage. Beds are comfy. Large bath was great. Open fire was wonderful to use every night. We enjoyed playing the monopoly boardgame that was at the cottage sat in front of the fire. Both children slept well. Loved the open plan so i could cook and see them. I thought the downstairs looked smaller in the photos so was a pleasant surprise. I cooked a lovely meal for 10 people (had family staying nearby) in the kitchen & i had everything i needed. Wifi was great. No issues. Beautiful location and very quiet. My children loved seeing the sheep every morning. Would definately reccomend this cottage and sykes to book it with. Reviewed by Victoria5.0★Oct 2018 "Everything about the cottage was amazing." The view, the rooms, the location (if you prefer a nice quiet retreat), the facilities... We really had an amazing time here and it made our holiday even better. When I visit Skye again I'm pretty sure this will be the first place to look for accommodation. Reviewed by Peter5.0★Oct 2018 "Didn’t expect much but blew us away when we arrived." Perfect location, everything you need to enjoy a holiday. Will definitely be booking again. Reviewed by Lauren5.0★Aug 2018 "Disappointed we couldn’t use the wood burning fireplace as logs were too large for fireplace, no kindling or fire starters." Nice having heated BR tiles - however the grouting is wearing away in places leaving the floor too hot on one’s feet. Bedrooms all upstairs (ok) but with VERY creaky floors (and Bathroom down) sleep was interrupted d/t the noise. Reviewed by Mary3.1★May 2018 "Great time only flaw and it's minor in this technological time we live the WiFi ..." Great time only flaw and it's minor in this technological time we live the WiFi wasn't great but if you need away from silicone valley it's a great stay thank you Mrs Mcdonald Reviewed by Paul5.0★Mar 2018 "What a fantastic base from which to explore the Eastern side of the Isle of Skye." Once on the island, we realised there is a lot more to see than can be done in a week, or even 2 weeks. The cottage was warm and cosy, perfectly sheltered from the stormy nights and a really lovely location to help with relaxing. From the cottage you can head straight out for walks in multiple directions, while Portree is just a 15 minute drive away. Cannot recommend this cottage highly enough, thank you!! Reviewed by Stjohn5.0★Oct 2017 "We had a lovely fortnight in the beautiful Totescore Croft, and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a peaceful and cosy retreat in Skye!" Reviewed by Kat5.0★Sep 2017 "I was lost very close to the property but I rang Mrs Macdonald who is the owner and she was so lovely and helpful, despite the late hour of the call." The cottage was extreme well kept and furnished, very clean, warm and comfortable. Very private and safe, I lived being there and I wish it was my real home! My holiday there was perfect. I will definitely book there again! Many thanks to the owner for making my holiday so great. Reviewed by Serap5.0★Sep 2016 "Wonderful location for an amazing holiday" Reviewed by Matthew5.0★Aug 2016 There are no reviews featuring this term Show all reviews Show more Summary Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Electric storage heaters with underfloor heating in bathroom and open fire Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Sky, DVD, CD/radio, telephone (local, national and emergency calls only), WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs Cot and Highchair available Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Ample off road parking Enclosed garden with furniture Sorry, no pets and no smoking Shop and pub 3 miles Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms Note: Mobile phone reception can be limited. The property Uig 3 miles. This wonderful detached cottage is situated in the friendly crofting community of Totescore on the stunning north eastern tip of the Isle of Skye, three miles from the village of Uig. Accessed via its own private road, this traditional Skye cottage is a much-loved family home dating back to circa. 1870, and forms part of a 15-acre working croft. Tastefully appointed throughout, this charming Uig cottage is ideal for a family or group of friends who wish to savour the dramatic and unspoilt beauty that the magical Isle of Skye has to offer. There are three delightful bedrooms on the first floor of this cottage near Uig, all fitted out with oak furniture, whilst on the ground floor is a bathroom with underfloor heating, and a large open plan living area with beech wood flooring, a cosy open fire and a smart and well-equipped Shaker-style kitchen, all of which make this room an ideal place to prepare a celebratory meal or simply enjoy the peace and quiet on offer from this Skye holiday home. The parking area at the front of this Uig cottage leads around to an enclosed and pretty rear garden with mature plants and shrubs, so why not sit and enjoy the lovely mountains views, or better still, put on your walking boots and explore the dramatic Trotternish Ridge close by, which offers both short and long high level walks and of course, fabulous views? The pretty village of Uig is close by, and just a 20-minute drive away is the capital town of Portree with its busy harbour and selection of shops and restaurants. The whole island is easily accessible from your Skye cottage and what a perfect place to return to at the end of a busy day - just kick off your shoes, light the fire and relax. EPC Rating: Band C EPC Rating: Band C View on map About the location UIG Portree 15 miles. The village of Uig (pronounced "Oo-ig"), at the northern tip of Skye, rests on the shores of Loch Snizort, Skye’s largest sea loch off the Atlantic. The village boasts two pubs, two shops, a hotel, a filling station and cafe, as well as two other businesses well-worth a visit. Uig Pottery sells a range of high quality pottery produced on-site, while the Skye Brewery sells its own superb real ales from the brewery shop. Sheltered by high cliffs, the bay is one of the most beautiful in Skye, and is home to the ferry terminal for the Outer Hebrides. Wildlife in the area includes golden eagles, sea eagles, pilot whales, seals and dolphins. The attractions of the Isle, including the main town of Portree, are all within easy reach of this tranquil base.