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Keeper's,Isle of Skye Scalpay


Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Sit & chat to the cook in this spacious modern & very well equipped kitchen

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Beautifully appointed & very well equipped, this spacious self catering cottage & former croft house lies on the south western tip of Scalpay perfect for nature enthousiasts or those wanting something very different.

Accessed by private boat included in the rental, this holiday cottage on Scalpay which lies between Skye & the mainland & is only a short boat ride from Skye approx. 20 minutes

With its own private beach, otters are frequently seen at play. Rock-pools & fossil hunting will keep you & children busy for hours & birds of all sorts, including eagles, are everywhere to be seen.

Fantastic & ever changing views toward the Isle of Skye Bridge, The Crowlin Islands & Applecrss & beyond, can be seen from almost all the rooms.

The keeper's Cottage has a large garden on both sides; three bedrooms, one en-suite; an open- plan kitchen & sitting room with a wood - burning stove; separate dining/breakfast room; a further large, sunny sitting room to catch the evening sun & a downstairs cloakroom/drying room.

The Isle of Scalpay is a haven! An un-spoilt, rural paradise with 6000 acres to roam perfect for hill walking. It also offers fresh water trout fishing in the lochs; sea fishing for mackerel and boat excursions.

Children & adults alike love the sense of adventure coming on the boat, the space & the freedom to explore this unique island. It has no cars,no pubs no shops & if you want no wifi! You will save money here as there is nothing to buy!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 2 hours, Glasgow & Edinburgh 4-5hour, Nearest railway: Kyle of Lochalsh
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view
General Central heating
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking

The Hebrides/Skye region

The Isle of Scalpay is a unique island just off & within easy reach of the Isle of Skye offering unlimited hill walking with stunning views of the Red Cuillin hills, Raasay, the Crowlin islands Applecross & much more. You will have the island virtually to yourselves with private beaches & trout fishing in the lochs endless rock pools & wonderful bird & wildlife

No need for anything other than to enjoy seclusion, peace, tranquility & be at one with nature

Isle of Scalpay

The Inner Hebrides form a cluster of islands off the West Coast of northern Scotland. Most are inhabited some not but they are diverse & very beautiful & well worth visiting

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11 Jul 2012


"An idyllic island escape"

We very much enjoyed our stay in Keepers Cottage at the start of July 2012. It was the first time that my partner and I and our 4 kids had travelled up to Skye and Scalpay, and the kids loved the boat… More

25 Jun 2012


"Peace and tranquillity a place to recharge your batteries."

Just returned from another blissful week on Scalpay in the Keepers cottage. The weather was exceptionally kind which made it even more idyllic. The cottage has been tastefully modernised and is perfe… More

23 May 2012


"Peaceful, relaxing and superb weather to boot."

We would like to thank Michael and Veronica for enabling us to stay at the Keepers Cottage, we could not fault the experience. The cottage was very homely with all comforts available and we had a very… More

23 May 2012


"A wonderful holiday..."

Without doubt - a very special place. Fantastic location, beautiful views, very friendly people, clean and modern accommodation. It is very difficult to find any fault - a perfect holiday for a… More

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Calendar last updated:25 Nov 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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