8 Herbusta, Kilmuir, Isle Of Skye IV51 9YX

8 Herbusta is a traditional crofter's cottage located in Kilmuir on the Trotternish Peninsula in northwestern Skye boasting exceptional views across the Minch towards the Outer Hebrides.


The 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 has a shower room, a pretty farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area & a relaxing lounge with a wood burner, 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, 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 & 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.


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
  • Telephone [incoming calls + emergency calls only]
  • Wood burner [please note logs & kindling are not provided]
  • AGA
  • Washing machine
  • Dish washer
  • Fridge & freezer
  • Microwave
  • Microwave oven
  • Induction hob
  • Oil fired central heating
  • 2 x 3 seater sofas
  • 40" Sky TV + Sky Cinema & BT Sport
  • Selection of DVDs, books & board games
  • Towels, bedding & blankets provided
  • Highchair & cot available [on request]
  • No smoking
  • Sorry no pets


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

Arrival time for entry to the cottage is Saturday 3:00pm or after.


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


The nearest village is Uig some 6 miles away where facilities include a Post Office, 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.

8 Herbusta


Isle Of Skye

IV51 9YX


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