8 Herbusta, Kilmuir, Isle Of Skye IV51 9YX

This charming, typical crofter's cottage is located in the pretty crofting hamlet of Kilmuir on the north western edge of Skye, with exceptional views across the Minch, towards the Outer Hebrides.

 

This cottage is well-equipped, comfortable & is ideal for any group to embrace the splendour of Skye. With enticing, panoramic views from each window on the first floor, guests will find two bedrooms & a bathroom.

 

The ground floor boasts a shower room, a pretty farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area & a relaxing lounge with a woodburner, ideal for cosy nights in.

 

A spacious garden lies to the front, a wonderful place to unwind, absorb the sights & the tranquil atmosphere after a hike along the coast & maybe even catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

 

Within easy walking distance is the Skye Museum Of Island Life, with traditional thatched cottages & artefacts offering a taste of life for the crofters in bygone days.

 

The area is rich in wildlife & rare birds, including majestic golden eagles which regularly soar overhead. This is a walker's delight, and as your cottage is ideally situated at the north end of the wild Trotternish Peninsula, close to the fabulous Quiraing, the sandy beach at Staffin & the Fairy Glen, there are plenty of options for exploring on foot.

 

There's so much to do & see on the enchanted Isle Of Skye, so book this charming cottage, a wonderful base to return to at the end of each busy day.

Amenities

You'll instantly feel at home in our home from home cottage. We provide all the amenities you need for a relaxing retreat.

 

The cottage can accommodate 4 persons, please note 1 king-size bed & 1 twin room with two single beds.

 

The amenities include -

  • Off road parking [additional space in large lay-by opposite]
  • Broadband & WiFi access available at the cottage [free]
  • Telephone [incoming calls + emergency calls only]
  • Wood burner [Please note logs & kindling are not provided]
  • AGA
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge & freezer
  • Microwave
  • Convection oven
  • Oil fired central heating
  • 2 x 3 seater sofas
  • 40" Sky TV + Sky Movies & DVD player
  • Selection of DVDs, books & board games
  • Towels, bedding & blankets provided
  • Highchair & cot available [on request]
  • No smoking
  • Sorry no pets

 

Arrival time for entry to the cottage is 3:30pm or after.

 

Departure time is 10:00am to allow the cottage to be made ready for the next guest.

 

*Note - There are several steps leading down to the cottage making it unsuitable for wheelchair users or anyone that may struggle with steps.

 

The nearest village is Uig some 6 miles away where facilities include a grocer’s shop, a pub, a restaurant, a petrol station & the ferry terminal for the Outer Hebrides. Portree, the island's capital, is a further 15 miles south where all the facilities you would expect from a small town can be found.

 

Find out about our affordable rates & make a reservation today!

8 Herbusta

Kilmuir

Isle Of Skye

IV51 9YX

 

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