Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Waterfall View provides the ideal retreat for relaxing and watching the ever changing vistas and is a super base for touring this mystical and historic island. Take a visit to Dunvegan Castle (the oldest inhabited castle in Scotland and seat of the Clan MacLeod) and a boat trip to see the seals basking on the rocks in Loch Dunvegan. The Glendale Toy Museum - a fascinating private collection of toys, is a favourite place to browse for children and adults alike.
Boat trips include a sea trip from Portree to see the varied sea and bird life including the sea eagles, glass-bottomed boat trips and a ferry trip to the Outer Isles of Lewis, Harris and Uist. No visit to the Isle of Skye is complete without a trip on the Bella Jane from Elgol to Scotland's most isolated Loch Coruisk.
The island boasts some wonderful restaurants, the world famous ‘Three Chimneys’ has held 3 red rosettes for 9 years and The Kinloch Lodge Hotel has been awarded Skye's first Michelin star.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Inverness, Nearest railway: Kyle of Lochalsh|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
A ramp leads to the front door, although the property has not been specifically designed for wheelchair users.
Surrounded by 4 acres of natural croft land - (sizeable puddles may form, where young children will need supervision).
On a clear night, with the lack of light pollution one can see spectacular starry skies.
For those days when the weather is a little wet there are plenty of board games, a small library, CD player/radio DVDs and TV with freeview.
|Further details outdoors|
There is parking for 3/4 cars.
Non-smokers and No pets allowed.
When a request for a booking is made, the dates will be held pending receipt of your booking deposit (5-7 days).
Payment of the deposit constitutes acceptance of the booking conditions.
Deposit required to secure booking is £250 and is non refundable.
Changeover day is Saturday with arrival after 4pm and departure by 10am.
The balance must be paid by 8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.
For larger parties of up to 16 the neighbouring property (528595 Pooltiel View) can be booked.
The Hebrides/Skye region
Skye is the most important centre for Gaelic culture outside of the Western Isles, and almost half the population speak Gaelic fluently; the Gaelic College on Sleat (Skye's most southern tip) is the most important in Scotland. For a sample of the local culture, visitors to the island during mid July can experience the two-week long Skye and Lochalsh Festival - the Feis an Eilean. One of the most popular sights on Skye is the Cuillin ridge, made up of jagged snow-topped peaks, which can be seen from miles around, and are suitable for experienced walkers.
The other main attraction on the island is the unusual rock formations of the Trotternish Peninsula, where the pillars and pinnacles are at their most dramatic in the Quiraing above Staffin Bay, on the east coast
Whilst on the island, the capital Portree is worth a visit, with its picturesque fishing harbour encircled with restaurants, and a mile or so out of town, visitors can also experience the Aros Centre.
10 minute walk to the pier with mackerel fishing at high tide. A beach can be found at Glendale.
If you enjoy swimming outdoors then try Glenbrittle’s magical Faerie Pools, or try kayaking, sailing, fishing or scuba diving in the crystal clear water around Skye's coastline.
There are numerous boat trips around Skye to see the wildlife and other islands.
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24 Apr 2014
"A most wonderous view!"
A clean, well equipped home, very modern. The views are incredible and a great place just to relax or walk. This is somewhat off the beaten path, but exactly what we were looking for. A short drive to… More
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We are so pleased you we able to have a relaxing time and yes we agree the view is fantastic. We would very much like to welcome you back again sometime.
1 Aug 2013
I visited Waterfall view, for 8 days with a friend and my two Kids. It's definitley of the grid but that was what we were looking for. Wonderful serene and beautiful Location. House equipped with everything you need, clean and ready for us. Except for the kitchen, there the cupboards need a thru scrubing again.
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it is appreciated.
We're pleased you had an enjoyable stay at the cottage and on Skye.
We have taken note of your comments regarding the kitchen and it has been dealt with.
We look forward to welcoming you back for a stay in the future.
28 Jun 2013
"Comfortable, homely & well equipped"
This cottage was comfortable, homely and a well equipped in the kitchen & with linens/towels/books/games. It was lacking in wardrobes but had hooks on the backs of doors for hanging clothes (there was… More
Thank you for kindly supplying an online review and also for the email you sent to us (see below).
'Thank you for the loan of Waterfall View, we were very comfortable and relaxed there with our family and enjoyed splendid weather too! Definitely a bonus! We would be happy to book with you again.
We have noted your comments and wardrobes are now on order.
We are pleased you felt at home and were able to relax and enjoy the cottage and to see Skye at its best with beautiful weather. We hope to have you visit our cottage again in the future.
25 Mar 2013
"Spacious 5* home"
Access to the property was very easy. This welcoming, spacious 5* home was a joy to arrive to after a very long journey. The property is clean, light & airy and well maintained with fantastic views over the Loch and Outer Hebrides.
If you like walking there are plenty of walks to do. Skye is easy to travel around by car. The 3 Chimneys restaurant is always very busy and difficult to book a reservation. The local shop has basic provisions which is more than adequate to get started with.
Dunvegan castle & seals are worth a visit.
Thank you for your review, much appreciated.
We're glad you enjoyed the cottage and Skye. It is always best to book with The Three Chimneys in advance of your stay.
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