WEST VIEW, ISLE OF SKYE
from £50 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £50 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8
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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8
Welcome to our house! We have recently upgraded the property and we would love you to come to our house for a great holiday on Skye. This is a gorgeous house with gorgeous views, that everyone, old and young, will enjoy!!!!
PLEASE NOTE - THERE ARE FEW TO NO MIDGES AT THIS PROPERTY AS THERE IS ALWAYS A BREEZE BLOWING THEM AWAY. AND, APRIL & MAY ARE THE BEST TIMES TO VISIT THE BEAUTIFUL ISLE OF SKYE - I STILL HAVE SPACES LEFT!
The comfortable large living room has panoramic views across to the Western Isles through large windows. The house is equipped to entertain children and adults alike with a few DVDs & videos, books, games and binoculars. The kitchen comes fully equipped with a large fridge/freezer, microwave, washing, drying & ironing facilities, and all the usual kitchen utensils. For those lovely summer days and evenings we have provided an outside seat for your use. The utility room is accessed from the kitchen and has a sink and hanging space for those wet or dirty clothes and boots.
I welcome a single dog to come with you on holiday as the property is fully enclosed.
WE HAVE ALSO STARTED TO DO SHORT BREAKS OVER THE WINTER MONTHS - PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bornasketaig 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness or Stornoway 231 km, Nearest railway: Kyle of Lochalsh 90 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The house has 2 single beds and 2 king size beds and a double futon. There is an ensuite on the ground floor for one of the king bedrooms. Access into the house is by way of 2 low steps and is easily navigated by those with walking difficulties. A child booster seat, potty and baby bath can be provided on request at time of booking. A large, washable dog bed can also be provided just in case you have forgotten yours - it does happen! All linen and towels are provided, as is the heating and electricity.
The kitchen and utility make up a large space that can be used by your dog.
All paintings are for sale and have been painted by David MacKenzie, a local artist. Further details can be found in the Information Pack in the house.
|Further details outdoors|
The garden is secure and we request that you keep your dog under control even in the garden as livestock are kept in the adjacent fields surrounding the property. Please be a responsible dog owner at all times. We also request that you pick up after your dog in the garden to ensure a clean and safe environment for all visitors to West View. We have provided dog poop bags for your use.
Please e-mail me if you have any additional queries regarding pets.
If you want to bring your bicycle with you, please do, as there are lots of great, quiet roads in the area. We also have an old croft house in the garden that can be used to store your bikes. Please let us know on the booking form if you need bike storage.
Please ensure that you request any additional items, such as a baby bath, child booster seat or child stair gate, on the booking form which is sent to you once you have made a reservation.
Check in is from 4pm onwards and check out is by 10am. The period of let is for seven nights the commencement day being a Saturday.
Short Breaks can be accommodated between November and April each year. Please enquire for further details.
About this location
The Hebrides region
Our beautiful house is situated on the northern coast of Skye, 30 minute drive from Portree. This is an outstanding location for bird and wildlife watching, painting, marine activities, including scuba diving and nearby boat trips and water sports.
If you have never been to the Isle of Skye, here is what you should expect…………….. hill walking, climbing, cycling, outdoor activities, painting beautiful landscapes and lazy days in a fantastic location (for those who wish to take it easy!).
Skye is renowned for its impressive mountains for all levels of walker and climber. Within a short drive from the house is the well known Quirang area where rocky outcrops provide a fantastic backdrop for any budding photographer. The local wildlife includes various species of whale, porpoise, and seals, sea eagles, hares, otters, plus many other exciting species such as the basking shark. This is the best location you could imagine for photography, drawing and painting, cycling, walking or just gazing at the views.
Close by you will find several restored Black Houses with their original thatched roofs and native Highland Cows.
In the village of Uig, 10 minute drive away, you will find the Isle of Skye Brewery, various local pubs where meals are served, petrol station and the ferry terminal to the Outer Hebrides.
You will find a swimming pool in Portree along with restaurants, pubs, cafes, fish & chip shop, chinese and Indian take-aways, jewellers, book shops, craft shops and all the other facilities you would expect in a large village.
Further a field, the Isle of Skye offers everything – art galleries, boat trips to Raasay and Rona, diving trips, glass bottom boat trips, guided walks, pony trekking at Suledale, the Talisker whisky Distillery, golf courses at Skeabost and Sconser. There are also many places to go wild fishing.
Take a look at our website www.westviewskye.co.uk for local visitor attractions, web addresses and other local information on walks and fishing in the area.
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16 Sep 2014
"Once again, perfect."
This was our 2nd stay at West View and once again it was perfect. I cannot really elaborate more than on my previous review except to say that this cottage is absolutely lovely. The saying goes "… More
20 Jun 2014
"Peace and tranquility in stunning surroundings"
We stayed here for one week with our dogs. From the outset, booking with Karen was a pleasure, Karens approach to communication was with the upmost diligence ensuring a swift thorough transaction with… More
3 Jun 2014
"Perfect family retreat"
This property is a gem; The listing descriptions are accurate, regarding the layout, facilities etc. But what you don't really get a feel for, from the photographs, is just how homely and cosy th… More
9 Oct 2013
"Up there with the best."
Having always done b&b previously we were not sure what to expect but we couldn't have been more impressed. Karen is a lovely person to deal with and the booking of and key collection etc were ve… More
24 Sep 2013
"Absolutely fantastic, best holiday ever"
Firstly I would like to say that Karen was extremely helpful with absolutely everything, the slightest little thing and she was there to help. The house itself was absolutely brilliant. There was a fe… More
19 Sep 2013
"A Skye haven"
This holiday was booked primarily for my father-in-law who was recuperating from a heart attack and we could nt have chosen better. From the very start we were treated to generous hospitality when we … More
9 Sep 2013
"Great comfortable cottage with wonderful views out to sea. Loved it."
Comfortable cottage in a location that worked well for us as we took a trip to Harris and Lewis on the very early ferry from Uig. Lovely walks right outside the front door especially down to the bay. … More
3 Aug 2013
"unplug and enjoy the view"
West View is the perfect spot to relax and get away from it all. In the morning we woke up to the sounds of sheep baa-ing in the pasture just beyond the small back yard, and in the evening we watched … More
25 Jun 2013
"Excellent accomodation and customer service"
What can we say other than we had a brilliant holiday here. The cottage was fantastic everything was clean, tidy and very spacious for me, jenny, Skye (our 21 week old daughter) and dog aika. The garden was like a small piece of heaven for the dog she loved it. The views from the cottage were stunning. The booking and correspondence with the Karen was excellent it made everything more personal. We recommend staying here for your visit to the Isle of Skye. We will definitely book again.
7 Oct 2012
"A great relaxing holiday"
Stayed at West View for a week and had a fantastic holiday. The house was very clean, spacious and had everything that we needed for our stay and the views from the house are just stunning. The bed w… More