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2 bedroom apartment with superb view over loch

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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The Apartment is situated just 100 metres from the high tide mark of a sheltered bay and has an uninterrupted view over Loch Snizort Beag to the Outer Hebrides in the distance. Although in an idyllic peaceful location it is ideally located for touring the whole of Skye as well as local walks . The bay is home to otters, seals and a variety of seabirds. You can even harvest mussels, cockles and whelks at low tide while exploring the easily accessed pebble and black sand shoreline. Golden and Sea Eagles can be spotted overhead. A profusion of Orchids and Primroses and an abundance of other wild flowers can be found on the headland and on the croft land around the cottage. The upper floor of our home has been refurbished to a high standard, providing quality accommodation to enhance you... The Apartment is situated just 100 metres from the high tide mark of a sheltered bay and has an uninterrupted view over Loch Snizort Beag to the Outer Hebrides in the distance. Although in an idyllic peaceful location it is ideally located for touring the whole of Skye as well as local walks . The bay is home to otters, seals and a variety of seabirds. You can even harvest mussels, cockles and whelks at low tide while exploring the easily accessed pebble and black sand shoreline. Golden and Sea Eagles can be spotted overhead. A profusion of Orchids and Primroses and an abundance of other wild flowers can be found on the headland and on the croft land around the cottage. The upper floor of our home has been refurbished to a high standard, providing quality accommodation to enhance your stay on the beautiful Isle of Skye. The apartment is accessed by a private entrance. There is a good sized lounge with large windows looking out over the the loch.The well equipped galley kitchen is open plan with the living area. The double bedded room and twin bedded room are well furnished.The bathroom has fitted storage. There is no extra charge for heating, bed linen and towels. We invite you to unwind in the tranquil setting of Knott, make use of our mature flower filled garden complete with garden furniture and BBQ. This invitation includes one well behaved dog, if appropriate, if you wish to stay in The Apartment. The following activities are available within a 30 minute drive of the property. Walking / climbing: a perfect location for mountaineers and walkers / hillwalkers of all abilities From mountains (the Cuillin Range) and hills (Trotternish) to more gentle walks directly from Knott Cottage including an interesting stroll along our mussel strewn foreshore. The following activities can be enjoyed within a 30 minute drive of Knott. Walking / climbing: a perfect location for mountaineers and walkers / hillwalkers of all abilities From mountains (the Cuillin Range) and hills (Trotternish) to more gentle walks directly from Knott Cottage including an interesting stroll along our mussel strewn foreshore Fishing can be enjoyed from the headland of our bay, the River Skeabost, various inland lochs and numerous other points around the Island. Fishing trips as well as wild life cruises are available from piers around the island. Horse Riding and Trekking is on offer within walking distance from Knott .  Golf can be played at the Skeabost and Sconser.  Sea Kayaking, Canoeing, Windsurfing and Archery (with tuition when needed)  Paleontology and Geology: The Isle of Skye is an excellent natural laboratory for observing geological matters and fossils, Skye being one of the richest locations for dinosaur remains and fossils in the UK.  Around Mid-Summer you can enjoy very long hours of daylight with the sky getting no darker than twilight..At other times of the year our Dark Skies permit star gazing to add to your enjoyment. For those with an interest in history, Dunvegan Castle with its glorious gardens, St Columba's Isle at the head of the River Snizort , the legend of Bonnie Prince Charlie are among the items of interest.  A wide variety of local arts and crafts can be viewed and purchased in numerous workshops, studios, galleries and shops throughout Skye.  There are regular performances of Theatre, Film, Traditional Music, Ceilidh are held on the Island. A wide choice of Restaurants and Cafes to suit all budgets, many featuring fresh Isle of Skye produce are availableMore
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Joyce H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019

A clean and comfy apartment with a great view, made special by Joyce's and Brian's hospitality and attention to detail. They were more than happy to chat with us (including the children who happily spent ages in the impressive garden) and share their knowledge of...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Scenic12805117458
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

With a magnificent view to the Loch , grass hills and Lewis Island, you’ll find a lovely, fully equipped cottage surrounded by flowers and some sheep having their daily grass. Joyce and Brian couldn’t have been kinder to us and our toddler. They gave us...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Vioslow
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Great price for Skye which is expensive to stay plus food and drink. This apartment fits for 4 fine or less for a cozy stay. Owners are downstairs and are very helpful. Great views across bay and close to mountains and beaches. All you need...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Paul L
Reviewed July 20, 2019

Brian and Joyce have got an amazing apartment, everything you need to have a wonderful time and the views to die for,three years we have been going,roll on next year.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank JosephM3709
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Washer
Water Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
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About the neighbourhood
The apartment is situated in Knott, a crofting township of 7 houses, which lies midway between Skye's main centre, Portree, and Dunvegan, with it's world famous Castle and Gardens. It is ideally placed to explore the many tourist attractions the Isle of Skye has to offer - from the outstanding peaks of the renowned Black Cuillin to the extraordinary geological and prehistoric spectacle of the Trotternish peninsula.
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