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Sligachan on Skye and its surrounding villages are surrounded by some of the most dramatic scenery in the UK, perfect for capturing some truly memorable memories and just the most perfect location for a rural cottage holiday in Scotland.

Providing an imposing backdrop to Sligachan, and indeed, dominating the landscape of the Isle of Skye, is the rocky mountain range known as The Cuillin. The Black Cuillin is the part of the range that contains the highest peaks and these are easily visible from Sligachan. Many climbers are attracted to Sligachan every year to try to traverse this imposing range of mountains. However, you do not need to be an experienced climber to experience the majesty of The Cuillin and the surrounding area, as there are many less energetic walks and climbs available. One such walk is around the peaceful Loch Sligachan, which sits at the edge of the town. The stunning scenic vista that meets your eyes here is something that the majority of visitors do not forget in a hurry.

The Sligachan River is renowned for its abundance of salmon, making it the perfect place for a spot of fishing. If you have access to a car, then simply driving around the Isle of Skye is a great way of taking in the amazing landscape. Meanwhile, lovers of history will want to visit at least one of the castles to be found here. The most impressive of these is the magnificent Dunvagen Castle and Gardens, located on the shore of Loch Dunvagen.

If you want to take your next break surrounded by some of the finest scenery that Scotland has to offer, take a look at Stigachan holiday cottages now.

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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Aird House Ref: CC511041
Delightfully situated overlooking the bay on the beautiful Sleat peninsular, Aird House is a 300 year old stone cottage set in its own pretty garden grounds. The cottage has been in the same family for over 200 years and the current family owners have had it lovingly restored whilst retaining its unique olde world charm, including two foot thick stone walls and tiny cottage staircase. It oozes warmth and cosy-ness. It is thought to be the oldest house in the pretty village of Aird and was once the residence of the Clan Donald Factor.

Ground Floor: Property has electric storage heaters and comprises:
Lounge: With free view satellite TV, DVD and radio/CD  and stunning views across the bay.
Kitchen/Diner: With pull out dining table,  electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice box.
Utility: With washer/dryer
Bedroom 1: With two single beds
Shower Room: With power shower, WC and wash basin.
This 300 year old cottage has very steep stairs leading to....

First Floor: (with low sloping ceilings)
Bedroom 2: With double bed
Bedroom 3: With single bed.

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included.  One well behaved pet accepted.   If you have more than one pet there are dog kennels Aird Kennels within walking distance of the house)Fully enclosed gardens with picnic table and chairs. Off road parking for 2 cars.

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£275-£510
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2

From its idyllic setting in a small bay 200 yards from the shore, a complete coastal panorama can be enjoyed across the Sound of Sleat from this substantial holiday home: there are magnificent views northwards to Ben Sgritheall, Loch Hourn and Knoydart; eastwards to Loch Nevis, and southwards to Ardnamurchan Point. Beautifully appointed and extremely well-equipped (with three en-suite bathrooms), it is approached by a shared driveway, and stands in 3 acres of wild private garden with a small stream and a little glen. As well as the stunning sea views, the principal rooms offer the chance to observe an abundance of wildlife, including herons, curlews, eagles and even the occasional otter.
Delicious meals can be enjoyed at five hotels, all within 7 miles: Toravaig Hotel, Ardvasar Hotel, The Isle Ornsay Hotel, Duisdale Hotel and Kinloch Lodge Hotel, the first hotel on Skye to be awarded a Michelin Star for its astounding restaurant in 2010. Day-trips can take in the Talisker Distillery, Dunvegan Castle and Portree, whilst (via ferry) touring can be enjoyed to Eigg, Rhum, Lochalsh – and even Fort William on the scenic West Highland line. Boat trips can be taken from Elgol (an hour’s drive) to magical Loch Coruisk in the heart of the Cuillin. Very popular in recent years, the sea safari boat trip from Armadale pier (3 miles), to the Old Forge on Knoydart for lunch or dinner, or the longer trip to look at the dolphins, Minke and hump back whales (regularly seen in July and August). Walks from the most demanding on the Black Cuillin which dominates this island to gentle strolls whilst good walking can be found in the more immediate area around the cottage itself. Kyle of Lochalsh bridge 19 miles. Mallaig ferry 3 miles. Shop 3 miles.

Spacious drawing room with open fire and large bay window overlooking the Sound of Sleat. Elegant dining room. Large conservatory with floor to ceiling windows. Very well-equipped kitchen. Small double bedroom with adjoining shower room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Two twin bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom and toilet.

  • Open fire – initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full gas central heating and bed linen included
  • Z-bed (for +1)
  • Cot
  • Satellite TV
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD (comprehensive record and CD collection)
  • Book collection
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi broadband
  • Payphone
  • Fax
  • 3-acre garden with small patio and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • Double glazing
  • Croquet

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£601-£1883
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Isle View Ref: 28284

This detached holiday home is in a stunning shore side position, only 50 yards from the sea, and with amazing views across Broadford Bay to the Applecross Hills. Tour the surroundings with Portree, Glenelg, Plockton and Applecross nearby. Visit Clan Donald Centre and Gardens, Kylerhea Otter Hide, Serpentarium Reptile World, coral beaches, Talisker Distillery, Glenelg Brochs and Eilean Donan Castle. Enjoy walking, boat trips and pony trekking. Shop 500 yards, pub and restaurant 300 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with breakfast area. Conservatory. Separate toilet. 1 double bedroom. First floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom (zip and link, can be twin). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. 0.5-acre lawned garden with sitting-out area. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Unfenced loch, 50 yards.

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£287-£804
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
2
Pier Cottage Ref: CC511045
Pier Cottage is a quintessential pied-a-terre for two, set in its own private gardens with the most magical views imaginable. This pretty cottage is situated at the end of a quiet road on promontory overlooking a small fishing harbour. The cottage windows and gardens look out across the sea to the MacLeod’s Table Mountains.Pier Cottage has been lovingly renovated to provide modern, cosy accommodation in one of the most unspoilt and attractive parts of the beautiful Isle of Skye.

Ground Floor: Accommodation is all at ground floor level, has propane gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With electric feature fire, TV with full Sky package, DVD, radio/CD, and magical views across the sea.
Kitchen/Diner: With gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
Bedroom: With double bed (access from one side only)
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi facility available.Fully enclosed cottage garden with picnic table and bench seat. Off road parking for 2 cars.

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£265-£450
Shortlist
Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Seaforth Cottage Ref: CC511284
Seaforth Cottage is set in its own delightful cottage gardens and enjoys stunning views across Loch Bracadale and the surrounding hills. Approached via its own short private track in the pretty hamlet of Portnalong, this traditional single storey cottage has been lovingly cared for and updated by its owners. With many original features it offers a warm, cosy ambience in a wonderfully private setting. The lounge has a superb exposed stone wall, with feature wood-burning stove set in original fireplace. It looks out across the pretty gardens, with mature flowering shrubs, lawns and trees. It is totally secluded and a real asset to the cottage. The kitchen / dining room is modern and well-equipped. There are two pretty bedrooms (the main double bedroom has an attractive inglenook fireplace) and a modern family-sized bathroom. Situated just off a quiet country lane that leads down to Portnalong harbour, on the Minginish Peninsular, the surrounding hills and open countryside make this a walkers, climbers and cyclists paradise. The Cuillin Mountain range and Macleod’s Tables are both within striking distance of the cottage.

Ground Floor: Property is all on ground floor level, has oil central heating and comprises;
Lounge: With satellite Freeview TV/DVD, Radio/CD, wood burning stove and lovely exposed stone wall
Kitchen/Dining: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine and dining furniture
Bedroom 1: With king size bed
Bedroom 2: With 3ft bunk beds
Bathroom:With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included.Gardens with lawns, patio area and outdoor furniture. Off road parking for 3 cars.

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£285-£555
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Burnside Cottage Ref: CC511259
Burnside Cottage is a quintessential whitewashed traditional Skye cottage surrounded by its own garden grounds amidst stunning scenery. Situated in a quiet lane that meanders through the hills, it is also just a short walk to all the amenities of the local village of Broadford. This single storey detached self catering cottage is beautifully presented by its caring owners, who live in the adjacent cottage. The modern kitchen/dining room is bright and well equipped. The pretty cottage lounge, with deep silled windows and original open fireplace proffers a warm, welcoming ambience. There are two delightful bedrooms, all colour coordinated and a good sized modern bathroom. The spacious gardens surround the property, with direct access onto the hills and open grazing land beyond.

Ground Floor: Property is all on ground floor level has electric storage heaters and comprises:
Lounge: With open fire, satellite Free view TV, DVD and radio/CD
Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
Bedroom 1: With double bed
Bedroom 2: With two single beds
Shower Room: With large shower cubicle, WC and wash basin

All electricity, bed linen and towels included. First supply of fuel for open fire provided. Cot and high chair available.Enclosed garden with patio area and picnic table and chairs. Off road parking for 2 cars.

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£285-£555
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Escape Ref: SXXY

This detached holiday property is an architect-designed, eco-friendly house, situated in an elevated position in the peaceful scattered crofting community of Elgol on the Isle of Skye.
It commands the most outstanding and dramatic views from all aspects of the property, overlooking Loch Slapin, Cuillin Mountains and the small isles of Soay, Rhum, Canna and Muck – guests can enjoy the boat trip into Loch Coruisk (freshwater loch in the heart of the Cuillin) which sets off from the pier, 200 yards from the property. The area has so much to offer for the outdoor enthusiasts, with some fabulous walking and climbing close by. Visit the Spar Cave, as it is considered one of the great wonders of Scotland.
Eagles are frequently seen in this area, as well as resident hares, red deer, otters and so much more in the way of wildlife.
This property is a good base to explore all parts of the island, which has so much to offer, including fishing, boat trips, kayaking, pony trekking as well as the opportunity to discover the many craft/art galleries for a more relaxing time and to be awestruck by the dramatic scenery. Beach ½ mile. Shop and restaurant ½ mile, pub 14 miles.

Open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove and well-equipped kitchen area. Wooden floors throughout. Utility. Double bedrooom with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room with power shower and toilet. Shower room with power shower and toilet. First floor: Games room with pool table. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Bathroom with freestanding, double-ended bath, separate shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full air-source central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Freesat TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • iPod dock
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Payphone
  • No garden
  • Sitting-out area
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • Games room with pool table
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking

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£457-£1637
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2

In a superb position towards the southern end of Skye, this completely modernised 150-year-old cottage stands on the sea shore overlooking the Sound of Sleat, at a point highlighted as an outstanding viewpoint by Ordnance Survey. There are magnificent panoramic views northwards to Ben Screel, Loch Hourn and Knoydart, eastwards to Loch Nevis, and southwards to Ardnamurchan Point. The holiday cottage is tastefully furnished and well equipped, with all three bedrooms enjoying their own separate facilities. It stands in 3 acres of wild garden, and the principal rooms and roof terrace offer splendid opportunities to observe the local wildlife, which includes herons, curlews, eagles and even the occasional otter. The roof terrace has a glass and aluminium balustrade and balustraded bridge to the hill at rear of cottage, leading to the unfenced path which goes up into woodland or down into the garden. There are wonderfully scenic walks direct from the door, either along the shoreline, or for the more adventurous, one of the classic Skye walks taking the loop road to Tarskavaig with unbeatable views to the Cuillins. There are ferry trips to the islands of Eigg, Rhum and Lochalsh, and day trips can include Elgol, with a boat trip to the magical Loch Coruisk, hidden in the Cuillins or the Seafari rib boat to Knoydart and dine at The Forge Inn. Other places to visit include Talisker Distillery, Dunvegan Castle, Portree, with its attractive harbour and heritage centre, which traces the history of Skye. Six miles away is Lady Claire MacDonald’s Kinloch Lodge Hotel and Cookery School, where morning cookery courses are held. Mallaig ferry 3 miles. Kyle of Lochalsh ferry 19 miles. Ardvasar Hotel, Isle Ornsay Hotel and Duisdale Hotel all within 5 miles. Armadale Castle, with its history centre, garden walks, tearooms and restaurant, 3 miles. Toravaig Hotel 1 mile.

Large kitchen with table and chairs opening into observation room with large picture windows and outstanding views across the Sound of Sleat. Utility room. Dining room with multi-fuel burner, satellite TV, video and radio. Living room with music centre, TV and DVD. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room, toilet and sea view. Cloakroom and toilet. First floor: Two bedrooms, both overlooking the sea; one double with en-suite bathroom, toilet and electric over-bath shower, and one twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Second staircase (spiral) to observatory ‘The Otter Bar’ with chiller and ice maker, bar height table with 7 bar stools, easy chairs, and panoramic mountain, sea and shore views, with door out to truly stunning 55 square metre roof terrace.

  • Multi-fuel burner – initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • Two TVs (Teletext)
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Cassette/CD (comprehensive library)
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Payphone
  • Wi-fi broadband
  • Ample parking
  • Games room/double garage/cycle store with full-size table tennis table
  • Garden with croquet, patio, furniture

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£579-£2073
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Blue Lobster Ref: S4500

Gloriously set beside a waterfall at the head of Glen Eynort, this comfortable timber property offers an ideal base for walking, climbing, bird watching, diving and scrambling, or simply relaxing in quiet seclusion. Its living area opens onto an attractive deck and the garden leads down to the river and a short walk to Eynort beach. The Glenbrittle forestry track starts here with Talisker Distillery 3 miles. Shop and pub 4 miles.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room with wooden floor. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 bunk (2ft 6in) with additional single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel inc) and woodburner in dining area (initial fuel inc). Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. H/chair. Satellite TV (basic package). DVD. CD. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Fenced garden with decked area and furniture. Parking. No smoking. NB: Fenced river in garden.

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NOW
£294-£780
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Taigh An Tuath Ref: SVVK

In an elevated, secluded setting with views across the Sound of Sleat to the mountains of the Knoydart Peninsula, this detached house makes a lovely base for exploring Skye and the Western Highlands. Equipped and furnished to a very good standard to ensure as enjoyable a holiday as possible. Located on the Sleat Peninsula, there are scenic walks along the nearby shoreline or, for the more adventurous, by taking the road to Tarskavaig with unbeatable views. Enjoy mountain biking, climbing or walking in the Cuillins, or kayaking, sailing and fishing. With some noted places to eat within a short drive, this location is sure to appeal. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 1/4 mile.

Living room. Dining room. Well-equipped kitchen. Utility. Sun room. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer (in garage)
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Telephone-incoming calls only
  • Large garden with furniture
  • Parking (for 1 car)
  • Cycle store
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities

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£382-£956
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