Braes holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, walking and TV

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  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

Self Catering Traditional Crofters Cottage on Isle of Skye Weekly lets Saturday - Saturday Idyllically situated in Braes, 8 miles south of Portree the capitol of the island. Kirsty's cottage is the ideal location to get away from it all, but also an ideal location to explore the Isle of Skye.Kirsty's Cottage is a traditional Skye crofters cottage sympathetically renovated, offering spacious, luxury accommodation, sleeping 4 guests comfortably. With stunning 180* panoramic views of Loch Sligachan, Glamaig and the Cuillins, and located by the seashore, just a 3 minute walk.The accommodation comprises of The Sun-room, ideal for relaxing, dining and enjoying panoramic views to the seashore where seals bask on the rocks. The sitting room has a wood burning stove and there is also underfloor heating through into the open plan well-appointed kitchen/diner.Double and Twin bedroom upstairs.There is a spacious, enclosed garden with patio areas - ideal for all the family.

Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

We usually meet on arrival to make sure you are settled in okay. As we are nearby we can be on hand during your stay, if you have any questions on places to visit, attractions,restaurants etc. We also supply lots of information in the cottage on places to visit too if you prefer the hands-off approach.
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

No refund

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Well behaved dogs only , not allowed upstairs or on furniture and a maximum of 2 by prior arrangement.
All damage and breakages to be paid for .Please notify owners asap.
see Kirsty's cottage website for terms and conditions.
Number of guests must not exceed 5.

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Manager restrictions

Minimum stay: 7 night

About the owner

Dawn & Andrew K.
Calendar updated:
19 Oct 2021

Years listed:
7

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Aug 2014. Located in Portree, it has 79 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £670 to £899.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Oct 2021.

Reviews

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SaintSinner68
Didcot, United Kingdom

Home from home
Jun 2021

What a truly wonderful place to stay. This has to be the best equipped holiday home we have ever stayed in. Everything in the cottage was finished to such a high standard and we absolutely loved break… More 

Reviewed 15 Sep 2021

Owner's reply:
It was lovely to meet you and so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Welcome back anytime, although but don't take a shortcut across the Loch! Kind regards Dawn & Andrew
Z2537HPrachelf

Yet another brilliant visit!
Aug 2021

We have been visiting Kirsty's Cottage for at least 17 years now! It would hard to find a more perfect spot due to the cottage’s location, views, hosts, style, comfort and cleanliness, not … More 

Reviewed 22 Aug 2021

Owner's reply:
Thanks for your great review. Time does fly by.... So pleased you enjoyed your latest stay with us and continue to find new favourite places. Skye & Rasaay the islands that keep on giving! Look forward to welcoming you on your next visit.
jem999
Wilmslow, United Kingdom

Wonderful hidden gem!
Jul 2021

We spent a really lovely week at Kirtsy's cottage. The cottage itself is wonderful, well-equipped and comfortable and felt surprisingly spacious. The sun room gives a great extra space to enjoy t… More 

Reviewed 10 Aug 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to meet you all. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced the wonderful views with a G& T, as you say perfect! Would love to welcome you back again if you visit Skye. Dawn & Andrew
Geoff C

A hidden Gem - stunning location & superbly equipped
May 2021

Like many place on Skye this superb property is some way from the main road (5+ miles) which means that the first 15 minutes of any road trip is on the same single track coast hugging road. However, g… More 

Reviewed 7 Jun 2021

Owner's reply:
Geoff Thanks for your positive comments, love that "hidden gem". Kind regards Dawn & Andrew
catherineitraynor
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Excellent, relaxing stay in beautiful setting
Oct 2020

Kirtsy's Cottage is a lovely, traditional cottage, very well appointed and in a beautiful, peaceful location, with outstanding views. Its location right in the centre of the island makes it an id… More 

Reviewed 23 Oct 2020

Owner's reply:
Catherine Really lovely comments and review. Many thanks so pleased you enjoyed your stay, see you next October.
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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Dawn & Andrew (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Dawn & Andrew (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Dawn & Andrew (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Dawn & Andrew the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Dawn & Andrew (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Dawn & Andrew (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Dawn & Andrew (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Dawn & Andrew (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Dawn & Andrew (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Dawn & Andrew (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Dawn & Andrew (the owner) a message.

If Dawn & Andrew (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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/ night