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Princes Point Villa

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Welcoming you in warm Mediterranean colours inside and out, Princes Point Villa is a substantial architect designed split- level detached house with magnificent sea and mountain views.... among the finest in Scotland!

The generous family accommodation is equipped and furnished to a very high standard and offers luxury accommodation for up to 10 guests (8 adults and two children).

Located at Totescore on the coastline some 2 miles north of the ferry port of Uig in north Skye, the Villa enjoys an elevated position above the shoreline. The house and large private garden have panoramic sea views across to the Outer Isles watching the ferry sail to and fro daily.

Light and spacious, Princes Point Villa affords magnificent views from every window, either east to the hills of the Trotternish Ridge, or west across the sea to the Outer Isles. With two guest lounges, there is ample space for everyone to relax.

The sunsets are spectacular particularly from the picture windows of the upstairs lounge. There is almost no passing traffic on the lane which ends just 100 yards away. The large garden is securely fenced and provides a perfect environment for children & pets. It is safe, peaceful and secluded.

The amenities of Uig village (shops/ filling station/ pubs/ hotels/ restaurants) are just a five minute drive away. Uig is also the ferry port for CALMAC sailings to the Western Isles.

Princes Point Villa is available throughout the year including for Winter Breaks.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Camus Mor by Kilmuir 8 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 200 km, Nearest railway: Kyle of lochalsh 80 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Hebrides region

The Isle of Skye is one of the most famous and beautiful islands in the world. It is the biggest island of the Inner Hebrides and lies off the the north-west coast of Scotland. It is famed for it's dramatic mountain scenery, it's hundreds of miles of rugged coastline and it's Gaelic history.

There is so much to do here.....Highland scenery....Scottish wildlife..... sightseeing...... Gaelic Heritage...... and some of the best outdoor activities anywhere. You will be spoiled for choice. It is a magical place drawing visitors back year after year to escape from the pressures of our modern world.

Just a few names evoke what is embedded in Skye's famous culture and heritage.... the Cuillin Mountains, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Flora MacDonald... the list is endless.

Don't be fooled into thinking that Skye is a small island and you can see it all in a day - you can't! Stay for two weeks and you'll have just 'scratched the surface' of what there is to see and do.

Fabulous fresh seafood from crystal-clear waters, Malt Whisky from Talisker Distillery, fine ales from the isle of Skye brewery.... are the taste-buds tingling?

There are sea-plane rides, fast-rib sea expeditions, sea eagles, otters, whale watching, and just about everything possible to excite the bird watcher.

Skye delights for all kinds of holidays... quiet romantic escapes..... activity holidays..... family holidays. There is something here for everyone.

Every year during the first week in August the Skye Highland games draws competitors and watchers to enjoy a timeless spectacle of Highland fun and sport. .... pipe bands...... Highland dancing...... and all manner of field events.

There are many other festivals throughout the year embracing Skye's musical and Gaelic culture..... fiddle & accordion playing.... bagpipe competitions and of course, traditional ceilidhs.

Skye..... a world apart! Enjoy!

Uig, Isle of Skye

Princes Point Villa is situated on the north-eastern peninsula of the isle of Skye - called Trotternish. We are perhaps biased, but believe it to be the most beautiful part of the whole island..... it has everything!

The coastline is simply stunning from the broad sweep of sands at Staffin Bay to the dizzy heights of the famous cliffs at Kilt Rock. There is something to discover along almost every inch of the coastline and nearly all of it can be walked. The Rubha Hunish headland at Duntulm on the very northern tip of Skye is among the most beautiful and dramatic places in the whole of the british Isles. It's also a great place for whale watching!

The 'back-bone' of the peninsula is the Trotternish Ridge which runs from Portree to Duntulm in the north and can be walked for all of it's 20 miles. It is acclaimed as one of the best and most dramatic long walks in Britain. Along the Ridge is the famous rock pinnacle called the 'Old Man of Storr and then above Flodigarry, are the renowned pinnacles of the Quiraing Mountain.... featured in many movies including 'Highlander'.

So, the walking is just wonderful and almost unlimited..... dare we say......better than the Cuillins!

There is so much to do in Trotternish and so many ways to enjoy your Skye holiday. There are fascinating museums, famous Dinosaur finds and footprints, crofting community recreations, ruined castles, deserted mines and villages.... the list is endless and will keep you more than busy.

The two main villages are the ferry port of Uig and the crofting village of Staffin. Both are thriving little communities with pubs, restaurants, wee tea rooms and a warm Highland welcome! The award-winning ales of the Uig brewery are never far away.

You can hide away on deserted beaches, watch otters, eagles and dolphins.... take kayak or archery lessons at the Whitewave Outdoor Centre....or just relax in the wonderful peace and quiet that is this timeless and special part of our world.

If you are keen cyclists.... bring your bikes..... it's amazing! Do the circular loop around the 'north end' and over the mountain pass that crosses the ridge between Staffin and Uig.

Come hither..... relax...... and enjoy.

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Review 1-10 of 12

17 Oct 2014

5/5

"Excellent ... Could not ask for any more"

Excellent all round !. Views, Location, Villa. Andrew & Andrew could not be more helpful !. All the liitle extra's are catered for without any extra thought :-) .. We cannot praise this villa and… More

Hi Tristian, thank you so much for your kind comments about Princes Point Villa. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you revisiting soon. Best regards, Andy. Andrew Butler, Skye Holiday Rentals.

15 Sep 2014

5/5

"Absolutely Fabulous!!!!!"

My wife and I spent a very enjoyable week at Princes Point Villa. The property had everything you could want and the owners were very attentive to our needs. The welcoming pack was a great surprise. A bit of coastal isolation yet being only a few miles from a town. It was perfect! The views were stupendous even though it was a bit grey. The layout is spacious and even though it was just the two of us, we could see that it could accommodate a large group easily. I have already been recommending it to friends and colleagues. If you want a holiday home in Skye, any time of the year, this is the place!

Hello Drew & Brenda. Thank you for your fabulous review of Princes Point Villa. We are delighted you loved the house and had a good relaxing holiday on Skye. Keep up the recommendations (thank you) and please think about a return visit... we'd love to see you again. Drew, perhaps you'll think about joining me on my 2015 lecture tour... " Washing Lines of the world". My very best regards to you both, Andy.
Andrew Butler, Skye holiday Rentals.

26 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous"

Fantastic service from the owners who bent backwards and forward to cater for our needs. The property itself was faultless , clean, well equipped and ,maintained. We had all we needed for our stay and… More

Hello Loveness and gang! Thank you so very much for your fab review of Princes Point Villa. We are thrilled that you all enjoyed the house and your holiday on Skye.... disappointed that you didn't leave us any scrumptious cake though!!! You'd better make more on your next visit. It was a geniune joy to host such lovely happy guests. Do visit us again. My thanks and best regards, Andy. Andrew Butler, Skye Holiday Rentals.

19 Aug 2014

5/5

"Best holiday home yet"

One of the best holiday properties we have stayed in. Beautifully decorated, well equipped, clear stress free instructions and very friendly and helpful owners. Not intrusive but available if needed. Location was ideal for exploring Skye and the recommendations for places to eat were spot on. Highly recommended.

Hello Maryann and family. Our many thanks for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed Princes Point Villa and had a lovely holiday on Skye. You had some great weather too! Do come and visit again, we (and your four-legged neighbours) will be delighted to see you. Best regards to you all, Andy. Andrew Butler, Skye Holiday Rentals.

18 Aug 2014

5/5

"Perfect for mixed group; spacious, well equipped fantastic views"

Truly wonderful rental property; spacious, spotlessly clean, fantastic position with sea views with every gadget / kitchen appliance / barabecue accessory you could wish for! Andy is an excellent host - the booking was swift and simple. The price advertised was the price you pay unlike a recent booking I made in the South West on Owner's direct where additional payments were required for linen, dog staying, cleaning, deposit, electricty... The price for Princes Point was excellent value for money and fully inclusive (indeed the spare linen cupboard in Princes Point could rival John Lewis' stock!). A short phonecall from Andy 2 days before arrival was appreciated to detail driving instructions and key arrangements. Fresh bread and biscuits were a nice welcome gift. Our group consisted of a couple, 15 year old boy, single lady and a well behaved dog. The separate utility room with washing / drying facilities is excellent for walkers to dry off the kit after a long day on the Trotternish Peninsula (only 15 mins drive) or a harder day on the Cuillens (40 mins drive). The separate "adult" lounge with a fantastic range of OS maps / walking books / Skye historical material (and view) allowed the teenager to play on the playstation in the games / family room down stairs in blissful isolation! Very easy to find the property, would not think of staying anywhere else in northern Skye - you will not be disappointed. Book.

Hello Suzanne. Many thanks for your kind and generous review of Princes Point Villa. We are delighted that you all enjoyed the Villa and had a great time on Skye. I think you've 'hit the nail on the head' with your review.... isn't it wonderful for everyone to find a space to relax in. Being able to 'escape' not only to Skye, but within your chosen holiday home is indeed a treat. Do come and visit us again. We can't promise a fly-past by the Red Arrows, but 'Buzz' the resident buzzard is a good second. My thanks & best regards to you all, Andy. Andrew Butler, Skye Holiday Rentals.

5 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous!"

We stayed at Princes Point Villa in June. The house was fantastic and situated with the most beautiful views and sunsets. The house is spacious and done to a high standard. It was very comfortable and well stocked. We couldn't get our daughter out of the garden - she had a great time playing.

Hi Karen, thank you so much for your excellent review of Princes Point Villa. We are delighted that you enjoyed the house and the fabulous sea views. Come and visit again.... soon! My very best wishes to you all. Andy: Andrew Butler, Skye Holiday Rentals.

24 Jul 2014

5/5

"our holiday in a very special peaceful place"

On arrival after a quick phone call to Andy b he quickly made us feel at ease and at home,the welcome pack including the wine was a loverly surprise, just what we needed after a long drive from sttafordshire,shortly after Andy number 2 arrived with a very warm welcome and reassured us he was only a phone call away if needed.
The service we recieved was excellent,Princes villa is a stunning property ,really well equipped and maintained with every thing you might need in the kitchen.The villa is very clean has beautiful art work is very comfortable and homely.
The location is in beautiful suroundings with stunning veiws but is only 3 miles from Uig with regular ferries to the outer Hebrides,also Portree is only a 20 miuites to replenish food and drink also has other ammienities including restaurants and gift shops not forgetting a boat trip to see the sea eagle.
We loved the tranquility and stunning sunsets,the luxury of the villa with every little thing thought of,even down to spices,salt pepper e.t.c. the quality of the equipment in the kitchen is first class.
We are realy looking forward to our return visit.

Hi Paul & Annette and greetings from the sunny Isle of Skye! Many thanks for your lovely review; we are delighted that you enjoyed your time at the Villa. We are looking forward to you returning to us next year and bringing us sunbathing weather again. Best regards Andy.

30 Jun 2014

5/5

"A fantastic stay in a wondeful location"

We were fortunate enough to stay at Princes Point Villa in June last year. The house is really well appointed and even had Sky tv and broadband to keep the teenagers well connected!We loved the morni… More

Hi Graham, Linda and family. Many thanks for your kind review; we are so pleased you all loved Princes Point Villa. It was brilliant of you to invite us over for supper... a great evening! Guests like you are always welcome and we look forward to seeing you all again soon on Skye. My best regards to you all, Andy.

30 Jun 2014

5/5

"Stunning scenery and a lovely property, what more does one need."

We have visited Skye last view years as a family group, with teenage daughter and friends and grandparents and Princes Point Villa suits everyone's needs. Location is hard to beat with stunning s… More

Hello Ian, Caroline and family. So kind of you to leave us a great review for Princes Point Villa.... THANK YOU! Indeed yes, you are coming to visit us again in August so please bring some of that wonderful weather with you... fabulous last time I remember! Look forward to seeing you all soon. Andy.

26 Jun 2014

5/5

"Everything you could wish for in a holiday home (or maybe your own!)"

We were very fortunate to stay by chance in this magnificent rental holiday house at Princes Point,Totescore. It is close to Uig and to numerous attractions on the north of Skye, a short drive from Po… More

Hello Peter, thank you so very much for your kind review... all the way from 'Oz'. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Princes Point and thanks for taking the time out to give us such positive feedback. Our best regards to you all 'down under'... unless it's cricket or rugby!

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