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Skeabost Wood Cottage

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2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Skeabost Wood Cottage is an eco-house designed by a renowned local architect. Set in 3 acres of unspoiled woodland with its own stream, the cottage is the luxuriously appointed with every mod-con, only 5 miles from Isle of Skye's 'capital' Portree. Main Cottagw : 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, bathroom with bath and shower and downstairs toilet . Large modern open plan living area, with dinning room and kitchen. Private drive with ample parking and ramp accessibility. Skeabost is a sheltered and beautiful spot close to Skeabost loch. The cottage overlooks the Snizort River -one of Skye's best salmon fishing rivers, and yet is just a few miles from picturesque Portree with great seafood restaurants, supermarket and shops. Skeabost Wood Lodge - a separate bespoke cabin with large ...Skeabost Wood Cottage is an eco-house designed by a renowned local architect. Set in 3 acres of unspoiled woodland with its own stream, the cottage is the luxuriously appointed with every mod-con, only 5 miles from Isle of Skye's 'capital' Portree. Main Cottagw : 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, bathroom with bath and shower and downstairs toilet . Large modern open plan living area, with dinning room and kitchen. Private drive with ample parking and ramp accessibility. Skeabost is a sheltered and beautiful spot close to Skeabost loch. The cottage overlooks the Snizort River -one of Skye's best salmon fishing rivers, and yet is just a few miles from picturesque Portree with great seafood restaurants, supermarket and shops. Skeabost Wood Lodge - a separate bespoke cabin with large windows looking onto the wood, with twin beds and integrated free standing bath, set in the middle of our private wood, perfect for a bit of extra privacy for larger parties of guests. Note about 20 metres away from main cottage down a small wood path . More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cottage is not suitable for toddlers/young children due to wooden staircase, exposed wood fire stove (very hot to touch), and small stream which runs through our wood.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Charles S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 14, 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2020
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 23, 2020

Date of stay: January 2020
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

An outstanding accommodation of the highest quality with excellent attention to detail that can be seen in every aspect. Communication ahead of our stay was excellent from the owner. The cottage is beautiful and very well maintained. Makes for a holiday to remember! Highly recommended.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Kate5465
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Berkeley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2019
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Our second time here. Love it. A really great property in a great and quiet location. Hope to come back sometime.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank CliffMann
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Lovely views, well laid out & interesting house (I wish I could teleport it back here to live in). We seek out secluded settings and quiet environments whenever possible and this cottage fit the bill perfectly. We had one little snafu but it was quickly...More

Date of stay: August 2017
3  Thank PirateKat
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Extremely comfortable cottage with everything you could need. Always warm and cosy and well situated for walking locally or for visiting other parts of Skye, particularly to the North. Endless hours were spent with views of the river and the wildlife. Would definitely recommend Skeabost...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Sutree1213
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We had such a lovely time at Skeabost - the house is just beautiful and I could have sat for hours staring out to the beautiful landscape! The house has everything you need and the beds are super comfortable! It's also very quiet so perfect...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank caroweiss
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed September 22, 2017

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Date of stay: September 2017
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Won't spend much of the time reviewing all the positives as it has been done at length by other reviewers below: it's a quality build (would serve as a benchmark in terms of what insulation should be) with pretty much every amenity one would expect...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Meerkatis
Management response:Responded August 14, 2017

Hi thank you so much for your review - looking into replacing the saucepans immediately - I am so sorry you had to buy a frying pan. Many thanks for letting us know, and I do hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday ....More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Portree is the principle town in Skye and as such as all the local amenities you would expect, including shops, supermarkets, restaurents, library and swimming pool. Skeabost Bridge is a 10 minute drive from Portree and just on the River Snizort.
Getting around
We have a comprehensive list of sights to see and places to go in our guest book at the house.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Skeabost Wood Cottage

Skeabost Wood Cottage is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Skeabost Wood Cottage has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Skeabost Wood Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Skeabost Wood Cottage must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.