We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Braes Retreat Apartment, Portree

18 reviews
Save
Side of apartment and view down the garden to the Sound of Raasay from the seating area
Looking down on Peinachorran from Glamaig
1 of 19Side of apartment and view down the garden to the Sound of Raasay from the seating area
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
7 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Located 8 miles south of Portree, with panoramic and ever-changing views across the sea to the island of Raasay, the one-bedroomed apartment provides the perfect base for those looking for tranquillity and stunning scenery. Recently totally refurbished and maintained to an exacting standard the apartment is both very comfortable and well-appointed. The accommodation includes an open-plan kitchen, equipped with all the usual kitchen items. A freezer and washing machine is available for use on request. A lounge-diner area makes up the rest of the ground floor, along with a compact ensuite shower room and beautiful bedroom upstairs which can be set up as a double or twin room, making it ideal for a couple or two friends. Braes Retreat adjoins Glamaig Cottage but has its own entrance and the p...Located 8 miles south of Portree, with panoramic and ever-changing views across the sea to the island of Raasay, the one-bedroomed apartment provides the perfect base for those looking for tranquillity and stunning scenery. Recently totally refurbished and maintained to an exacting standard the apartment is both very comfortable and well-appointed. The accommodation includes an open-plan kitchen, equipped with all the usual kitchen items. A freezer and washing machine is available for use on request. A lounge-diner area makes up the rest of the ground floor, along with a compact ensuite shower room and beautiful bedroom upstairs which can be set up as a double or twin room, making it ideal for a couple or two friends. Braes Retreat adjoins Glamaig Cottage but has its own entrance and the property is set within a glorious garden, which has previously featured on television, with a lovely burn running through it and a wide variety of birds. 7 nights is the minimum booking period throughout the year, with Saturday being the check in and out day. Coronavirus Aware If you think there is any risk you have Covid-19 please do not travel. We will fully refund you without question or rearrange alternative dates. If you are required to follow quarantine rules you must adhere to them. We will be obliged to advise the relevant authorities if it is evident that you are not respecting these requirements. We operate a strict cleaning regime before your arrival and ask that you follow all the relevant protocols to limit the spread of corona virus.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Shower
Show more
About the Owner
Ingrid and Iain G
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
Write a reviewReviews (18)

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed January 4, 2017

Gracious owners were very helpful with every request. Loved the area, the privacy, and the views. The garden was absolutely beautiful. We were very comfortable, cooked a few meals and toured the island. Only regret is that we didn't stay longer. Will long remember the...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank jabaill
Reviewed May 15, 2016

It was our first time in Scotland and on Skye. It was wonderful. Iain and Ingrid are so kind and the cottage is wonderful. It was very peaceful and relaxing. The garden is lovely and the view is absolutly fantastic.

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank Christina H
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Idyllic retreat set in beautiful gardens with fabulous views. We have had a wonderful stay, Ian is an excellent host and the cottage was warm and comfortable. The log burner was lit for our arrival which was lovely. Plenty of walks from the house along...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Figh01
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Although the description states the property is in Portree, it feels miles away. About 3 miles from Portree, set down winding roads with ever changing views, it is amazing, we regularly saw buzzards and eagles. The property itself does not disapoint, well equipped warm &...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank lesleycummings
Reviewed June 14, 2015

This was our second visit to Braes Retreat and we will return again. A cosy apartment, very comfortable bed with a view of the sea and Rassay without getting up. The log fire is very welcome especially after walking in Skye's Cullins. Iain and Ingrid...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank SirP60
See more reviews
Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were really impressed with this apartment, probably the best self catering accommodation we have stayed in and we have stayed in a lot! It was very well equipped and spotlessly clean. The cool weather meant that the wood burning stove was very much appreciated....More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank John D
Management response:Responded June 1, 2015

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Its been a chilly spring, but we are glad you made use of the fire. There is space to park on the roadside if guests have difficulty parking on the drive. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed May 6, 2014

If you are looking for the perfect getaway then look no further. The Braes is up there amongst the best. Ideally situated and with top class accommodation this was a fantastic retreat for me and my partner. We both ramble and this was the perfect...More

Date of stay: March 2014
1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Braes retreat is just that - a wonderful retreat. The house is cosy, snug and well kitted out with the most amazing views of the sea. The garden is quite something and perfect for relaxing after a long day walking. The wood burner makes this...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank njvw
Reviewed January 6, 2014

First visit to the Island,Cottage in a great location and easy to find if you follow the instructions provided on the website. The cottage has everything you would need for a short ot long stay.Very clean,very warm and comfortable.The view is fantastic whatever the weather!...More

Date of stay: December 2013
3  Thank florence306
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Our first visit to Skye and we certainly picked a beautiful place to stay. Although it is called an apartment, we think it is more like a cottage, with luxurious facilities and everything you could ask for in a holiday rental - extremely comfortable, immaculately...More

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank Maissiemiss
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Parking
Patio
Porch
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
See more amenities
Availability
July 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
August 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
Map
+
About the neighbourhood
Braes Retreat is located in the quiet and peaceful crofting community of Peinchorran, 8 miles south of Portree, the capital of the Isle of Skye, on the picturesque east coast of the island, just to the north of the awe-inspiring Red Cuillin mountains.
Getting around
Due to limited public transport we strongly recommend guests have their own transport whilst staying at Braes Retreat. That said, for the more adventurous cycling, hitching or walking remain an opportunity!
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, Tripadvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#FKN2223685767
Frequently Asked Questions about Braes Retreat Apartment, Portree

Braes Retreat Apartment, Portree is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Braes Retreat Apartment, Portree has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Braes Retreat Apartment, Portree has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Braes Retreat Apartment, Portree must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.