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Epona Cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

The view from the cottage

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Situated in the township of Geary, on the beautiful Waternish peninsula. Our view is of Loch Snizort, the Ascrib Islands, Uig and the Trotternish Ridge. The cottage is an updated traditional 1930's croft house which retains many original features.

We have an extensive library of books and CD's for you to relax. The property is well equipped and very comfortably furnished. Our guests say 'it is their home from home'.

Well behaved dogs or cats are welcome to come and stay.

Ian and I go wild swimming all year round - come and join us if you dare! The area is ideal for walking, snorkelling, cycling, kayaking, fishing, eating out and much more.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness Airport 240 km, Nearest railway: Mallaig (From Armadale via Ferry) 129 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 Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The Hebrides region

The picturesque crofting township of Geary, is part of the outstanding peninsula of Waternish. Geary overlooks the spectacular vista of Loch Snizort, the Ascrib Islands, Uig, the Quirang and the Trotternish Ridge. Wildlife is abundant and Sea Eagles are regular visitors. Watch Gannets plunge at alarming speed into the clear sea after their prize from the abundance of sealife. There are many native plants. Hazel, Birch and Willow clothe the 100m cliffs providing habitat for many types of birds and fauna. Meadow flowers such as orchid, ragged robin, bluebell and primrose provide a colour pallet to our native grasses and attract many species of insects and butterflies. Ancient myths and legends about the region abound from the brutal slayings at Trumpan Church to Fairy Bridge and the Fairy Flag.

Geary

You can enjoy a stroll, a long hard hike or a challenging climb among this diverse landscape. There are many forestry tracks to enjoy a cycle ride. Walking, scuba diving, snorkelling, wild swimming and kayaking are a small selection of activities to explore! The oldest inn on Skye is here on Waternish! Enjoy a wee dram of Whisky, Drambuie or a glass of locally brewed beer! Have lunch or dinner and enjoy a meal with locally sourced ingredients. Treat yourselves to a candle lit dinner of fresh, locally sourced fish at the ever popular Loch Bay restaurant located in the picturesque village of Stein. Enjoy the dark skies of the area. Try identifying the constellations or enjoy the mysterious Northern Lights. Waternish has one of the darkest skies in the area.

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4 Dec 2014

4/5

"Escapists idyll"

The furthest cottage on the furthest peninsular on far-flung Skye ... we couldnt have wished for a better escape. Epona cottage is different ... ............. that is what showed in the web-site pict… More

5 Nov 2014

5/5

"A wonderful home from home"

I wish Epona cottage was my forever home. Such a warm and welcoming cottage that truly felt like a home from home. We stayed for 4 nights in October and admittedly, we fell incredibly lucky with the w… More

27 Aug 2014

5/5

"Magical cottage in a stunning location"

We stumbled upon Epona Cottage via an online search and are so glad we did. It's a magical, cosy cottage in a totally stunning location overlooking the sea on the Waternish peninsula. The cottage… More

12 Aug 2014

5/5

"idyllic week on a croft"

My husband, our pets and I stayed here for one week. The cottage was very clean with all the comforts of home and then some! It is decorated in a traditional style, with the most amazing sea views. Ho… More

7 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful crofter cottage, amazing views and setting"

Quiet,rural setting, beautiful views across the sea, loads of wild life, friendly owners/locals all very helpful. Comfy,well presented cottage, lovely open fire by evening, everything we needed suppli… More

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Calendar last updated:25 Oct 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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