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THE BARN, pet friendly in Staffin, Isle Of Skye, Ref 5690

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
The Barn is a rustic semi-detached cottage resting in Staffin, Isle of Skye and can sleep three people in one bedroom and a sofa bed.This all-ground-floor cottage has one twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. An open-plan living space contains a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed and solid fuel stove. Heating is provided by electric heaters and amenities include an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. For entertainment there is a TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. A starter pack for fuel, power and peat for stove are all included in the rental price, as well as bed linen and towels. Outside there is off-road parking for two cars and a shared garden. One well-behaved pet welcome, however smoking is not permitted. For your c...The Barn is a rustic semi-detached cottage resting in Staffin, Isle of Skye and can sleep three people in one bedroom and a sofa bed.This all-ground-floor cottage has one twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. An open-plan living space contains a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed and solid fuel stove. Heating is provided by electric heaters and amenities include an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. For entertainment there is a TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. A starter pack for fuel, power and peat for stove are all included in the rental price, as well as bed linen and towels. Outside there is off-road parking for two cars and a shared garden. One well-behaved pet welcome, however smoking is not permitted. For your convenience, there is a shop 0.4 miles away, a pub 3 miles and the beach 1 mile. Just a short stroll to the coast, The Barn is located in a stunning part of the magnificent Isle of Skye. Amenities: Electric heaters with solid fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer. TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Starter pack for fuel, power and peat for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for 2 cars. Shared garden. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 0.4 miles, pub 3 miles, beach 1 mile Region: From the lush green farmlands of the Borders to the ruggedness of the Highlands, the Scots are proud of their land and identity. Scotland also has some of Britain’s best beaches with glorious stretches of clean sand over which to roam. Town: The coastal village of Staffin is located in the northern part of the Isle of Skye. With two restaurants, two stores, a part-time running Post Office, the Staffin Slipway for sailing enthusiasts, the only sandy beach in the north of Skye, and numerous walks along the shore or inland, this calm community overlooks Staffin Bay and Staffin Island. The major town on Skye, Portree, lies 17 miles down the coast, and from there, the entire island may be easily explored.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
2 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Shower

Meet the host
Sykes Holiday Cottages
Hosting since October 2009
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (16)
Dom P
Dom P
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Comfortable stay with fantastic scenery
The Barn is located in a small village with fantastic views of The Quiraing from just outside the property. The host, John, was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay and made us feel very welcome. The property is quiet & cosy, especially when the fire is burning. There is no Wi-Fi and no phone signal on certain networks (O2 - no signal, Virgin - 4G) but it was a nice break from the messages & calls! There is a small shop nearby that has the basics and things required to keep the wood stove burning. There is a beach a few minutes' drive up the road which is great for walking the dog in the morning, it even has some dinosaur footprints! This area of Skye also has great views of the stars on a clear night.
Visited October 2021
Written October 16, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Emma W
Emma W
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great stay
My sister and I stayed here for 3 nights while we explored Skye. The Barn is situated in a great location for getting to and from all the sights and Mr Mckenzie has a vast wealth of local knowledge and was able to point us in the direction of all the best spots to visit. The Barn was very cosy and comfortable and we will definitely stay here again and recommend that everyone else does too!!
Visited April 2019
Written April 5, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Scott Ramsay
Scott Ramsay
Linlithgow, United Kingdom37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Cosy Cottage in Staffin
My wife and I spent a lovely week at the Barn in Staffin. It is owned by a wonderful gentleman Mr John McKenzie who was so welcoming, friendly and eager to do all he could to make our stay comfortable. He had a peat fire ready for us when we arrived. The cottage is pet friendly & our dog Buddy was welcomed & loved his stay too. The cottage has a twin bedroom with comfortable beds and an en suite toilet & shower room. The other room is a lounge with dining table and sink, cooker, microwave and fridge freezer. There is a TV with great satellite reception. Phone reception on Vodafone is patchy in Staffin. There is an outhouse with kindling and cut peat to use in the burner in the lounge. Cuddling up on the sofa watching the peat fire crackling away with a dram to sip was bliss. We would highly recommend this cottage. The owner is so kind.
Visited October 2017
Written October 6, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Shirley R
Shirley R
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Peaceful and cosy
Lovely cosy cottage with stunning views. John was the most friendly helpful host you could ever hope to meet and his knowledge of the area is fantastic. The scenery and walks around the area are wonderful , and it was lovely to come back to a lovely warm cottage heated by the peat supplied by John.
Visited April 2017
Written April 8, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sarahh672
Sarahh672
Marlborough, United Kingdom218 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Everything you need
After a 15 hour trip we finally got to the barn. The setting is very nice you can see the sea and the location is excellent for exploring the island. Their is also a shop next door should you run out of stuff. The building consists of 3 rooms., the main room is the living area which consists of kitchen/lounge and dining room the floor is lino but has rugs.The kitchen is very well equipped with every thing you need with a good size fridge and freezer. The lounge area is basic but comfy with a wood/peat burner which is nice once the fire gets going it will warm the place through.the tv is small but acceptable. there is a great book shelf with lots of information about the island . there is also a dining table and chairs which is adequate. The bedroom beds are very comfy and again ut has everything you need even alarm clock bathroom is flagstone floor and can feel cold . overall its a great property for location and has everything you need . few tips Take slippers as the floors can feel cold. in portree their is a large co op get your shopping from there we found the small shops was extremely expensive forgot to say the barn has some fantastic features like the high celings
Visited November 2016 Travelled with friends
Written November 12, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Azul63
Azul63
Milan, Italy298 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Un cottage bellissimo, con un proprietario entusiasmante
Questo cottage, adatto al massimo per 3 persone, è davvero particolare. E' a nord di Skye, quindi non comodissimo da raggiungere, ma i paesaggi sono mozzafiato. E' di fianco alla casa del proprietario, che alleva pecore, e che, se lo desiderate, vi farà nutrire gli agnelli. Il proprietario è davvero molto simpatico e disponibile a dare consigli. Il cottage ha un living con stufa, molto piacevole, una camera da letto e un bagno molto funzionale. In un locale adiacente si trova la lavatrice e l'asciugatrice (molto importante, perché in queste aree piove sempre). La pulizia ci è sembrata buona per gli standard inglesi e la cucina, anche se piccola, ha tutto il necessario. L'unica cosa che mancava era la lavastoviglie. A pochi metri c'è la pompa di benzina e un piccolo shop (dove si trova l'indispensabile), ma per fare una spesa completa è necessario andare a Portree (16 miglia). Anche se il frigo non è grandissimo (ma c'è il freezer), è consigliato arrivare con una spesa consistente. Nel complesso è stata un'esperienza molto positiva
Visited July 2015 Travelled with family
Written July 13, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sarah m
Sarah m
London, United Kingdom10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stunning spot, cosy barn, friendly owner
Our stay in the barn at staffin will go down as one of our best holidays ever. The spot is stunning, with views of the sea in front and with the dramatic Quirang behind. John was incredibly welcoming and helpful and makes it feel like home from home. It was one of those stays that you just don't want to ever end and you leave already planning your next visit.
Visited April 2015 Travelled as a couple
Written June 2, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

fernachie
fernachie
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely Stay!
Stayed in the 'Barn' Last week while visiting family in the area. The cottage was well equipped and very warm and comfortable. Handy shop just round the corner providing takeaway food and groceries. Staff very friendly and helpful.
Visited May 2015 Travelled solo
Written June 1, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

angelaevelyn
angelaevelyn
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
fantastic cottage in a beautiful location
myself and my partner visited Skye to celebrate my 30th birtday and we stayed in the Barn 22nd-29 march. I have to say I was very impressed by the Barn! the location was perfect with great sea views to the front and the quaraing to the back.The owner of the Barn, John, had lit us a peat fire so the cottage was lovely and cozy for our arrival. Throughout our stay john made us feel welcome, gave us plenty of tips on places to see and visit and also some handy shortcuts and he was always happy to stop for a chat and hear about our day. The barn was the perfect, everything id wanted and more. really didnt want to leave so I will definately be coming back again!
Visited March 2014
Written April 4, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

N H
N H
St Helens, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Clean and comfortable
We stayed at the barn in September 2013 and had a wonderful holiday. We didn't know anything about Skye before we arrived and so bought the 'Isle of Skye 40 coast and country walks' book which had great suggestions for walks around the island. A lot of the places we went to were a drive away, but the journeys themselves were pretty. We ended the holiday with a truly lovely meal at the nearby glenview hotel (about 10 minute drive on the main road to Portree) which was a unique place which we didn't expect in rural Skye. It was lovely to get back to the barn after weather beaten days out (the weather would go from bright sunshine to rain within seconds, but as long as you're prepared with waterproofs; it's more exhilarating than ruinous and you get to photograph no end of rainbows). There was always peat available for the burner which John kept stocked up. We would reiterate the good comments about John and Morag; they were great. Loved the barn and loved Skye.
Visited September 2013 Travelled as a couple
Written February 15, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Parking
  • Parking available
Entertainment
  • Television
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  • Countryside area
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
Bathroom and laundry
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
Kitchen and dining
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
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  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about THE BARN, pet friendly in Staffin, Isle Of Skye, Ref 5690

THE BARN, pet friendly in Staffin, Isle Of Skye, Ref 5690 is able to accommodate up to 3 guests. See all property details.

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