The house benefits from being within walking distance of the village square, cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, and endless visitor attractions. The front of the house has views of the Cuillin Mountains.
The house retains many of its original features with the addition of modern comforts and good quality furnishings. The spacious kitchen, with impressive 6 burner gas cooker, has an open plan layout leading through to spacious family T.V lounge with Sky TV, DVD player and Xbox games console.
Across the hall there is a further lounge with comfy leather couches and tub chairs, and stereo with I-pod dock. Double doors lead into a generous dining room, sitting up to 8.
Both lounges have patio doors leading out into the garden. Also downstairs is an additional W/C and laundry/utility room with washing machine and dryer.
The impressive staircase, one of the houses original features, ascends to four bedrooms and the large family bathroom with corner bath, separate walk in shower, and double sinks.
The master double room enjoys views over Portree Bay and of the Cuillin Mountains beyond. The master room also benefits from an en-suite bathroom with luxurious Jacuzzi spa bath. The further bedrooms include a double bedroom, twin bedded room, and a single room.
Druimard’s mature garden grounds are home to three monkey puzzle trees – the South American guardian of all trees. Outdoors, you will also find a decked outdoor seating area and plenty of room for alfresco dining. From here you can relax in the peace and quiet, enjoying views of The Cuillin Mountains.
Portree village has many interesting shops selling local crafts and produce, and there is a wide choice of restaurants, cafes and bars, for lunch time and evening meals. For those who want to enjoy the outdoors, there are many enjoyable walks nearby, as well as boat trips from Portree Harbour, allowing you the opportunity to see Sea Eagles, dolphins and an abundance of other wildlife.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||TV, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Originally named Kiltarigan, Port-righe – meaning King’s Port in Gaelic – was renamed after a visit by King George V. Situated in a natural harbour, Portree is a delightful haven for visiting yachts and cruise ships which return year after year. On a summer’s evening you can watch the local fishermen landing their catch.
Boat trips leave regularly from the bustling harbour. You can try deep sea fishing or go for a leisurely cruise around the neighboring Island of Raasay. There are many fine seafood restaurants to be found in and around Portree. After a delicious meal why not take a stroll to the village square where The Isle of Skye Pipe Band regularly play on summer evenings. Street fayres are held in the summer months providing fun and games for all the family.
The island’s swimming pool offers regular fun days which the children will love. Local cycle hire is also available. There is a superb children’s playground at the Aros Experience – visitors will also enjoy the exhibition telling the full story of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s famed visit to Skye.
The less energetic can while away the hours watching the local shinty team entertaining the crowd at their home park – Parc na Loch.
For many people Portnalong/ Carbost this is the most inspirational area of the island. The awe inspiring scenery provided by the magnificent Cuillins has attracted countless visitors for over a century. Climbers, walkers, artists and photographers are drawn by the wonderful panoramic views and the challenge to either capture images or conquer the mighty peaks and ridges. You can watch the local fishermen landing their catches at nearby Carbost and Portnalong. This area enjoys a good selection of pubs and restaurants and children are well catered for. The renowned Talisker Distillery offers guided tours for visitors and there are regular events held throughout the summer months which all the family can enjoy.