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Lusta Cottage – Home 223135 Bungalow

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Lusta Cottage – Home 223135

  • Bungalow
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min stay

Very Good Very Good – based on 46 reviews

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Bungalow / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

It is advisable to either bring your own car or rent a car to get around the Isle of Skye.. There is no bus or train service to Waternish. Buses do run from Portree to Dunvegan, and passengers will need to get off the bus at Fairy Bridge, at the entrance of the road to Waternish, but it is then a 3 mile walk to Lusta cottage. There is a taxi rank in Portree, but taxis are not a common form of transport on the island - they will be expensive and waiting times may be lengthy.

Interaction with guest

The cottage will be prepared and made ready for you from 5pm on the day of your arrival, by our housekeeper who lives locally. If the housekeeper is not at the house when you arrive, the front door will be unlocked - please make yourselves at home and enjoy your stay. Sadly we are not able to meet you in person, but you are welcome to call us on the contact number listed on the notice board in the kitchen if you have any questions or need us to resolve any problems. In the event of an emergency, our good friends over the road at Lorgill B&B will be happy to help.


Check in time:17:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £100.00
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
View Policy

House rules

House Rules For Canine Companions
Well behaved dogs are welcome at Lusta with prior permission
Don’t allow dirty/wet dogs in the house
Keep dogs off the furniture
Ensure house is thoroughly vacuumed before you leave
Do not leave dogs alone in the property
Walk dogs on the lead on croft, away from sheep
Pick up dog mess from garden and dispose in sealed bags in the grey wheelie bin.
Upon departure the inner garden will be inspected and must be
100% clean from dog mess to allow deposit return


About the owner

Craig / Sue N.
Average reply time:
3 hours 14 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated::
06 Sep 2018
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Bungalow has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 25 Apr 2012. Located in Waternish, it has 46 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £495 to £1005.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 06 Sep 2018.


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Guest reviews

Very Good – based on 46 reviews Very Good
46 reviews

Very Good

“What a view!”

Reviewed 16 Jun 2018

My husband and I brought my Mum back to visit Stein after Mum and I’s initial visit 29 years ago. The fact that we stayed at Lusta cottage provided us with the most spectacular views over Stein, the bay and out to the Herbridees brought tears to here eyes! It is the perfect location for a holiday home and the view from the sun room makes it hard to tear oneself away from the property in order to explore the island. The house is very well equipped, comfy and cosy with everything you need.lots of helpful info is provided. The only reason I didn’t 5 star the rating was because the ensuite is rather cramped and railings on the outdoor steps would be helpful for those less steady on their feet like my mum. But apart from these two minor issues it was PERFECT! Thank you so much.

Owner's reply: We are so delighted that you and your Mum enjoyed your holiday! We absolutely agree your comments about the ensuite was designed by the previous owners when it was run as a B&B is handy to have an ensuite, but we agree size wise it is small! We thank you for your suggestion for a rail on the steps and will consider possible solutions for the future.

“Lovely cottage in a great remote location with wonderful views”

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Lusta Cottage is a great size for a family, or small group of friends to base their stay in Skye from. It also has the addition of a conservatory which provides great views over the bay. If you want a remote setting, then this is it, set in its own crofting land which runs down to the sea, yet it is within walking distance of the Stein Inn which is an amazing pub with good food and real ale. Although it provides that homely feeling when there's a storm raging outside, some aspects could do with a wee bit of repair/upgrading, but nothing that would affect your stay in any notable way.

Owner's reply: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Lusta Cottage - we are very lucky to have this cottage in its amazing setting! We have decorators booked to address the areas that need some attention following the harsh winter. However this can only be done when the weather allows (!) which we hope will be in early June. We trust this will enhance our guests' enjoyment of the property.

“Great base to explore Skye”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2017

Lovely cottage in a stunning location. There can't be a better view in Britain than from the conservatory at Lusta Cottage. Great base to explore Skye from the quiet Waternish peninsula.

“Fantastic Views”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2017

Not the biggest of cottages I have stayed in on Skye but by far the best views. Which were magnificent. I even managed a photo of a sunset. Well equipped kitchen and good parking. Nice easy walk to Stein which has good food and Loch Bay restaurant for lunch was superb. Lots of walking and things to do in this area without visiting the very crowded tourist spots in other parts of the island. A relaxing week, wish Skye wasn't so far away

“Fantastic for Families”

Reviewed 4 Jun 2017

This is a great base for extended family holidays given the number of bathrooms and the self contained annexe at the rear of the property (great for grandparents needing a bit of peace and quiet). The views from the conservatory are stunning and ever changing - even in bad weather (yes, it does rain in Skye sometimes). The associated croft land (accessed by gates from the cottage) is a jewel; complete with it's own stream, ravine and waterfalls it leads down to a rocky beach with awesome views and widlife. Waternish is a hidden gem in Skye with lots of interesting local places to explore if one doesn't want to wander too far. However, it's also a great base fo exploration further afield in Skye. We'll be back!

Owner's reply: We are so pleased that you enjoyed yoyr holiday and appreciated the beauty of the Lusta Cottage croft and Waternish. We absolutely love it and we are so glad to be able to share it with you too! Best regards Sue and Craig

“Best views ever”

Reviewed 15 Jan 2017

This is the 3rd (or even 4th?) time we've been here and we absolutely love this place. It is well equipped, cosy and homely, and has the very best views across to the outer Hebrides from the conservatory. Ideal for families (and extended family members wanting a bit of privacy in the small annexe), walkers, and those that simply love a slower place of life, we couldn't recommend Lusta Cottage more. When you open the windows in the main bedroom, you hear the stream running and the sheep baa-ing (is that even a word?!) It's absolutely the best place to chill out and recharge your batteries. 100% recommend.

“Perfect setting in sunshine!”

Reviewed 21 Aug 2016

We all had a relaxing holiday at Lusta cottage. Only two full days of sunshine and one gorgeous sunset was enjoyed during the week but we were very thankful! Conservatory allows amazing views to be captured in good weather. Enclosed garden was absolutely brilliant for dogs and children to run free. Lusta is a good base to explore the northern part of Syke.

Owner's reply: We are so glad you enjoyed your holuday at Lusta Cottage. Thank you for the lovely review - we are do lucky to have the conservatory looking out over such a spectacular view and our children (and mad lurcher) love the freedom of garden too!

“The spot I looked for all my life”

Reviewed 29 Jun 2016

'The spot I looked for all my life', said my dad for whom we organized this trip. And indeed, it is a magnificent place to stay. The horizon is different every night and can be observed not only from the garden bench, but also from the veranda to escape evening midgets. Waternish has all peace and quite you need, but nevertheless there is plenty of authentic activity to be enjoyed. Lusta cottage is cosy, but perfect for 3 couples, with 3 rooms and 3 bathrooms.

Owner's reply: We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed Lusta Cottage. Thank you for your lovely comments.


Reviewed 21 Jul 2013

if you want a holiday with exceptional surroundings and wildlife on your doorstep this is for you. Thankyou Lusta cottage for being there !!! A lovely homely feel just what you want for relaxation and warm comfortable place to rest your head after hours of walking.I would say though dont bother with the Stein pub,they are very rude and unfriendly people !! sorry,buts thats how we found the place.Lusta croft was very beautiful and had sunsets to die for,we loved every minute of it and would love to return,we highly recommend this place,thankyou Craig and Sue.x

“Great cottage which is cosy and warm with views from the conservatory to die for.”

Reviewed 17 Jun 2013

Five of us hired Lusta for one week in May. Only one of our party had visited the Isle of Skye previously. My brother and his wife had stayed in the village of Stein (just down the hill from Lusta) each year for the last 3 years and had fallen in love with the island. Lusta was cosy and warm from arrival until leaving a week later. The views from the conservatory over the loch are stunning, particularly in the evenings, regardless of weather. We purchased our food in the co-op in Portree as we passed through on our way to the cottage as we catered for ourselves throughout the week except on the 3 occasions we visited the Stein Inn (recommended) during the evenings for dinner. An evening walk up the hill directly across the road behind the cottage and through the gate (Scottish Water) was spectacular as it was a clear blue sky and the views from the top, breathtaking. We took the boat (Misty Isle) from Elgol to Loch Coruisk in the heart of the Cullins which was also spectacular and highly recommended, The hot choc and cups of tea taken on board boat before the return trip to Elgol was a lovely touch. The Ramblers Assoc'n book of walks which is in the cottage is very useful containing a wide variety of walks. On the last day we walked the inland cliffs of Scorr Horan and saw both Golden and White Tailed Eagles. A perfect end to a perfect week. Thank you Lusta!

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