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Accommodation

Downstairs

The two-storey cottage has underfloor warming throughout, enhanced downstairs by the solid Scandinavian wood-burning stove set within the original stonework, now expertly re-pointed.  The comfortable open-plan sitting-dining area has cosy sofas and spectacular picture windows looking to the Cuillin ridge to the south and to the Outer Isles to the north, where the setting sun in summer offers the most wonderful vistas.  The dining table, custom-made on Skye, is a special feature.  The fully-equipped kitchen area has all necessary supplies and the downstairs cloakroom accommodates the washer/drier in case outdoor clothes need laundered while tired walkers enjoy a dram by the fire with some relaxing music or while watching a movie on the HD TV.  Broadband, not too fast, is available.

Upstairs

Upstairs, the property shows its true dimensions with its large bedroom with ‘cathedral’ wooden ceiling offering also a sitting area or morning coffee corner with outlook over the loch and to the Cuillins.  The super-king size zip-link bed can be offered as a double or twin, as preferred.  Down and feather pillows and duvet are provided as standard, but hypo-allergenic are available by request.  Adjoining the bedroom is what must be Skye’s most spectacular bathroom.  Champagne flutes (plastic for the bathroom!) are available for the evening soak while watching the sunset from the double-ended bathtub.  A large walk-in shower and bidet complete the usual facilities, with top quality towels enhancing the experience.  By special arrangement, a baby cot could be provided in the bedroom. 

I'm afraid that young people over toddling age cannot be accommodated - nor can pets.  The cliffs to the sea are hazardous and the crofters' sheep can't be threatened by dogs, so even well-behaved types can't be welcomed. 

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