THE COTTAGE

The Old Croft House has an open fire in the living room and an electric heating system throughout the house keeping it warm and cosy. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, freezer, oven, microwave and washing machine. Other facilities include free wifi, TV, DVD and Bluetooth Speakers, bath with electric shower, hairdryer & iron. A cot and highchair are also available. (Please note that the wifi can be a little unpredictable as we are in a rural area so please do not rely on this or expect it to be as good as your wifi at home.)

Bedding and towels are provided for our guests. Logs and kindling for the open fire are also included.

We welcome well behaved dogs (maximum of 3) and we are pleased to provide an enclosed garden for them to play in. All we ask is that you are mindful of the local livestock and keep your pets under close control & the gates closed.

The Old Croft House is strictly a no smoking zone.

The village of Ardvasar is 3 miles away, with a small local shop, hotel/bar and a petrol station for all your day to day requirements. The nearest supermarkets are in Broadford (30 minute drive) and Kyle of Lochalsh (40 minute drive). Skye is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and offers plenty of opportunities for everyone, ranging from gentle coastal walks to the challenges of the Cuillin Ridge. This corner of Skye boasts a stunning array of birdlife with Sea Eagles & Buzzards regularly visiting our garden. The nearby rocky coastline is an ideal spot for exploring locally and there are many walking and climbing opportunities within an hour's drive of the house.Prices vary per season and the availability can be checked online before booking.  For more information, please feel free to contact us.
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The Isle of Skye

Famous for its breathtaking, often moody, scenery, Skye is a fantastic destination for those who truly love the great outdoors. As the largest of the Inner Hebridean islands, it’s not short of iconic landmarks, such as the Old Man of Storr, the Quiraing and the Cuillin. It’s name is thought to originate from the Norse word ‘ski’ meaning ‘cloud and ‘Ey’ meaning ‘Island’.

Crofting

In the 19th Century, crofting was a traditional way of dividing up the land to allow tenants to run small-scale farms. They were only given around 2-5 hectares (5-12.5 acres) of land (even less after the damaging Highland Clearances), meaning that their income was very low and many crofters developed additional skills to make ends meet.

''We had a lovely time in the cottage. Spent many hours sat looking out at the fantastic views. The resident wildlife is an added bonus. Felt like a home from home and just wish other cottages were the same. Many thanks''

Sarah, Rich, Samantha and Liquorice
6th April 2018

CONTACT

For further information please contact Alison Phillips or Andy Haines

+44 (0)1494 776789
+44 (0)7946 616376
enquiry@beautifulskye.co.uk

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