Sitting room with cosy open fireKing size double bed
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Traditional croft cottage in a quiet and secluded location away from the main road on an active working croft. Cows, calves, sheep and lambs to watch from the window as well as an abundance of birds and wildlife. Only 3 miles from the main town of Portree and a great central location to tour the wonderful Isle of Skye.
This cottage is warm and cosy with an open fire and central heating. King size double bed or twin beds to suit your requirements.

The space

You will be staying in an original crofthouse dating back to the early 1900's.
Enjoy the experience of sitting by an open fire (logs supplied).
Kitchen fully equipped with all the basics and a few extras included.
Shower and bath.

Guest access

Fenced garden with a lovely stream, primroses in the spring. Hear and see the cuckoo (April-July). Garden chairs provided to sit and enjoy the sun and view wonderful sunsets of an evening and if you're lucky see the Northern lights.

Interaction with guests

I live close by if there are any problems.

Other things to note

No WiFi in cottage.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 4PM - 9PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: 117 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 9PM

Cancellations

Flexible

Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 24 hours of your trip and the first night is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 4 nights.

14 Reviews

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Sarah User Profile
August 2017
We had an amazing stay at the cottage! Crisanne made it easy to set up a time for us to check in. When we arrived she was there to welcome us and I felt like if anything came up she would be very responsive. She also gave us some helpful tips about our plans. The cottage is in a perfect location for exploring the island and really close to Portree, yet secluded so have plenty of privacy. I hope we can stay again!

Samantha User Profile
August 2017
Lovely little cottage to stay in, just a short drive from Portree (unfortunately not walkable - very busy main road with no pedestrian path). There was no WiFi, but we both got 3G (on 3 network - even though we got no 3G in Portree itself!) so that wasn't a problem. Chrisanne was a great host, was lovely to have a couple of kitchen extras on arrival, and she was just at the end of the phone when needed. There's also a huge folder of walking routes from Walk Highland, which was very helpful, and we wish we could have done more of them! All the start points were an easy driving distance away, as Portree is so central. And there was a DVD player, which was a nice surprise. It was also lovely to have the fire there to use in the evenings. We'd recommend using the upstairs as a drying area - the first day or two we had everything hanging off the downstairs radiators and the place got a bit damp! Once we moved it all upstairs though and aired the place out a bit, it was fine. Wonderful stay, and a lovely holiday!

Nigel User Profile
July 2017
Wonderful place. quiet and convenient very good welcome and the best decorated place we stayed at since it was homely and modern
Chrisanne User ProfileChrisanne is a superhost.
Response from Chrisanne:
Thank you for your kind words Nigel. I totally take on board about the WiFi, unfortunately the Broadband speeds here are also very poor!
July 2017

Mina User Profile
July 2017
The cottage is nicely situated in a quiet valley near Portree and very easy to reach by car, Chrisanne communicated clearly with us and we had no problems finding everything. You should know that there's no wifi and bad reception (as everywhere in North Scotland I suppose), but the Tourist Information in Portee offers free wifi for urgent things. The kitchen was well supplied and the washing mashine easy to use. It was perfect for our four nights on Skye and we would definitely come back.

Candice User Profile
June 2017
Chrisanne's cottage was very cozy. It's located close to A87 which made it about 1 hour drive to the furthest points in Skye. The accomodation is very basic with no wifi, but there was mobile 4G available (EE). It has a lovely open fire, central heating and was very clean and tidy. We spent most of our time exploring Skye so it was perfect for us.

Caitlin User Profile
June 2017
We had a wonderful time staying at the cottage. It made a perfect, private home away from home for us while we were on Skye. The location was great, giving us easy access to Portree and the main roads.

Quyen User Profile
June 2017
The cottage was clean and lovely. Everything essential was there. Chrisanne was so kind and picked us up and also dropped us off. And even took us to Portree with her if she was going there. Very kind. She's also a local so don't be afraid to ask her about best hikes.

Scotland, United KingdomJoined in April 2017
Chrisanne User ProfileChrisanne is a superhost.

I am a local, born and brought up on the Isle of Skye, Gaelic speaker and also fluent in German. My love is the outdoors, walking in this wonderful place and enjoying the local wildlife, we have eagles, (golden and sea eagles), buzzards, herons, curlews, lapwings, swallows and lots of garden birds. Deer,foxes,hares and the not so wild - cows and sheep!

Languages: Deutsch, English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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