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Eagles Rest

34 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Catrina and John welcome you to get away from it all and relax in comfort and style in our newly built self catering accommodations for two. Situated in an elevated position overlooking the Ascrib Islands you have uninterrupted views across Loch Snizort and the Minch to the Western Isles. As the name suggests Eagles are a common sighting as are a huge variety of birds and wildlife, in the living area full length windows provide you with amazing panoramic views, and upstairs you can walk out of the French doors on to your bedroom balcony or sit out in your private garden where red deer are often seen playing in the woods below. Local attractions such as Dunvegan Castle, Trumpan Churchyard, Coral Beach, Stein Inn, Skyeskyns , Lochbay Seafood Restaurant the renowned Three Chimneys Restaurant...Catrina and John welcome you to get away from it all and relax in comfort and style in our newly built self catering accommodations for two. Situated in an elevated position overlooking the Ascrib Islands you have uninterrupted views across Loch Snizort and the Minch to the Western Isles. As the name suggests Eagles are a common sighting as are a huge variety of birds and wildlife, in the living area full length windows provide you with amazing panoramic views, and upstairs you can walk out of the French doors on to your bedroom balcony or sit out in your private garden where red deer are often seen playing in the woods below. Local attractions such as Dunvegan Castle, Trumpan Churchyard, Coral Beach, Stein Inn, Skyeskyns , Lochbay Seafood Restaurant the renowned Three Chimneys Restaurant are all a short drive away. Portree the capital of Skye is 30mins away by car as is the Talisker Distillery in Carbost. Make Eagles Rest your ideal holiday base for walking, cycling, fishing, water sports, boat trips, eating out or just taking it easy with a local tipple in the oldest Inn on Skye.More
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Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Deck
Additional amenities & feature info
Make full use of the modern fitted kitchen complete with fully integrated appliances and cookware for the most enterprising chef. The living area is arranged to make the most of the fantastic scenery on offer with a comfy L shaped couch to stretch out on and relax or a luxurious armchair to lounge in. For your entertainment there are various board/card games made available, freeview TV, an excellent book selection and a huge DVD library of over 350 titles covering most major releases over the past decade of various genres. Also on the ground floor is a modern shower room and W/C. A space saver staircase leads to the 1st floor bedroom where a quality king size Sealy bed and Egyptian cotton bed linen is provided for maximum comfort and luxury. French doors lead off the front of the bedroom to the balcony where you can treat yourself with breathtaking sea views and the morning sunrise.
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1 - 5 of 34 reviews

Reviewed June 19, 2018

There is a lot of potential but the cottage was not very well equipped. The crockery was chipped and there were no microwaveable containers. The furniture is in need of replacing/updating. The bed was comfortable and the bed linen was reasonable. Good quality towels but...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Diane P
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at Eagles Rest. The property had everything we needed for the stay. Downstairs is the kitchen, living area and bathroom and upstairs the bedroom with a fantastic view of the sea from the window which opens onto a balcony. The...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank David S
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic week lucky with the weather too the accommodation was lovely just what you need with a dog. The stairs are the only issue very steep. We were fine but an older couple may have problems though it is possible to walk...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank jacquelinepearson111
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We have just returned from a week in Skye and we really didn't want to leave. Our holiday rental 'eagles rest' was great, yes there was a couple of things we could have a moan about but overall we loved the cottage. The location is...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Maggie M
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We arrived on Skye in the pouring rain and arrived in Geary in cloud and had no idea of the scenery. In the evening the sky cleared and we could see the fantastic views. The cottage was just like the photos but even better. The...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank ellyar2017
About the Owner
Danielle G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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About the neighbourhood
Waternish is spoilt with places to visit, there are several fantastic coastal and woodland walks with an abundance of interesting wildlife to be seen, Trumpan Churchyard where the infamous battle of the 'Spoiling of the Dyke' occurred, the Thomas Telford village of Stein where you can eat and drink in the oldest inn on Skye and Skyeskyns, the only 5* tourist attraction on the island. Go 15 mins away by car and you get to Dunvegan Castle and the Coral beaches. And for all food lovers the world renowned Three Chimneys Restaurant is only 20mins away and the Lochbay Seafood Restaurant is 5mins away.
How to get there
If coming via the Skye bridge, take the A87 to Portree past Broadford and Sligachan Hotel beneath the Cuillins to Portree. At Portree, fork left just past the High School keeping on the A87 in the direction of Uig and Dunvegan About 3 miles out of Portree take the left fork to Dunvegan (A850). Keep on this road (A850) for another 15 miles, past Edinbane, until you reach Fairy Bridge (approx. 5 miles before Dunvegan) where you will turn right off the main road on to a small minor road. You will see signs for Waternish and GEARY. Follow this road for approx 4 miles enjoying the spectacular views over Lochbay to the Outer Isles till you come to a T junction above Stein (there is a small wind turbine at this junction). Turn right going up the hill and stay on this road for approx 1.5 miles til...
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