Baby Cot
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Drying Room
The Cabin, Skye

The Cabin, Skye

Sleat, Isle of Skye, Scotland
from £1500
per Week
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“Uber Stylish and fabulously private, this romantic turf roofed bolthole is your magical getaway on the Isle of Skye with jaw dropping views, ridiculously high eco credentials and an unrivalled private shoreside location overlooking the Sound of Sleat.”
Sleeps: 4    Bedrooms: 2
Baby Cot
BBQ
Dishwasher
Drying Room
DVD player
Garden
Induction Cooker
Microwave
Music System
Open Fire/Woodburner
Sea views
Tumble Dryer
TV Freeview/Freesat
Washing Machine
Wifi

Cool Features

  • Winner of an NHBC award for outstanding quality, the Cabin has under floor heating powered by ground-source technology.
  • Beautifully designed turf roof.
  • A wall of glass with retractable custom built Nordon doors reveals panoramic views of the sea and mountains beyond.
  • Expansive Decking out front.
  • Receive a locally crafted complimentary gift of soaps and candle with scents such as lemongrass, juniper and lavender to relax into your holiday at the Cabin.

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Good To Know

Good To Know

  • Unrivalled shoreside location overlooking Isle Ornsay's natural harbour and the Sound of Sleat.
  • The Cabin has a private study with inspiring views, leather armchair, library of books, telephone and broadband wi fi hub.
  • Satellite T.V with 1000's of movies on tap.
  • Private on site parking.
  • To uphold the natural sensitivity of this stunning local wildlife habitat, dogs are not permitted at The Cabin.

 

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Eating

  • Staying at the Cabin you are truly spoiled for dining destinations as Skye abounds in restaurants. Fine dining to more relaxed eateries and local distilleries offering uisge-beatha, whisky the "water of life".
  • 5 minutes drive to Claire Macdonald's world-famous Kinloch Lodge or the Toravaig House Hotel with one of the island's most renowned kitchens.
  • The Hotel Eilean Iarmain with a choice of formal and informal dining and the award-winning restaurant at the Duisdale House Hotel are only short walks away.
  • Further afield take a culinary adventure to Shirley Spears infamous Three Chimneys Restaurant.
  • Relaxed dining at Stein Inn, Waternish and Red Skye at Breakish.
  • Visit the new Torabhaig Distillery in Skye or Talisker Distillery in Carbost
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Find the magical Fairy Pools and reflect in their outstanding beauty at the foot of the Cuillin mountains.
  • Visit Dunvegan Castle by car, reputedly the oldest continually occupied castle in Scotland. Seek out Armadale Gardens, Clan Macdonald Centre in Skye and the Clan museum.
  • Explore the Quirang, the Cuillins and Neist point.
  • Journey to Torabhaig Distillery, Talisker Distillery and Raasay Distillery where you can learn about the malt whisky crafting journey.
  • Visit Gavin Maxwell's museum in Kyle and the island that inspired the iconic Ring of Bright Water book and film.
  • Just 20 minutes drive from the Skye Bridge or 2 hours from Inverness airport.
  • Learn Gaelic at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic College offering taster courses, live entertainment and music programmes throughout the year.
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Uber Stylish and fabulously private, this romantic turf roofed bolthole is your magical getaway on the Isle of Skye with jaw dropping views, ridiculously high eco credentials and an unrivalled private shoreside location overlooking the Sound of Sleat. Designed with couples in mind or perfectly suited for small parties, the Cabin is set in a truly stunning and private shoreside location with unparalleled panoramic views over Isle Ornsay's natural harbour, the Sound of Sleat and the magnificent mountains of Kintail and Knoydart beyond.

You'll find the split level open plan living area open up to a wall of glass that lets the outside in, with commanding views of the sea and mountains beyond. Custom-built Nordan doors retract to double the social space opening straight out onto the decking for sunlit filled rooms.

Free access to thousands of movies at the Cabin makes for great film night in on the large satellite TV. The modern Scandinavian wood-burning stove is great for cosy nights in when you want to cosy up in your star-filled Skye hideaway. Sounds are covered, there's a CD/MP3 dock music centre and with free broadband WiFi hub you can choose to be as connected or switched off as you choose to be. 

Arrive to a complimentary gift of locally produced soaps and candle with scents such as lemongrass, juniper and lavender to help you relax into your holiday. You can stretch out in the master bedroom with its own en-suite facility and wet room and there's also a well-appointed twin bedroom and full sized bathroom with separate shower. The Cabin is the perfect place to relax, write or work and the picture perfect window is a beautifully peaceful and inspirational place to settle with a comfy leather bound armchair, desk and selection of books to read. The thoughtful addition of a boot room, complete with freezer and washer/dryer and all the necessary equipment to make your stay a breeze. 

The Cabin is set in an acre of grounds which gently slope down to the shore surrounded by a mixture of mature native woodland, trees and flowering shrubs offering a wildly beautiful and private stay. From your elevated decking out front share your day with the wildlife - where you can watch otters breakfast at dawn, pine martins at play and a myriad of native birdlife. To uphold the natural sensitivity of this stunning local wildlife habitat for all, dogs are not permitted at The Cabin.  Take an evening stroll to Camus Cross or the romantic Hotel Eilean Iarmain (Isle Ornsay) for à la carte dining. There's also a friendly bar at the hotel where traditional music is part of the West Coast rhythm of life. 

The Cabin is very accessible. Sleat is on the south coast of Skye affectionately known as "The Garden of Skye" where you can drive from the mainland across the famous bridge at Kyle of Lochalsh or catch the Calmac ferry from the fishing port of Mallaig to Armadale. Skye is all wooded coastline, rich farmland with stunning views of the sea and mountains. 

Dotted along the old roads there are craft shops and galleries, crofters and craftsmen living and working in harmony with this life restoring landscape. Discover the legend and myths surrounding the waving of the Magic Fairy Flag held in Dunvegan Castle. Be enchanted with traditional fiddle tunes, small pipes, ceilidhs and song and as the salmon pink sunsets and indigo coloured rock pools merge with the rugged hills and seascape your truly seductive Scottish hideaway will soothe the mind, relax the body and restore the soul.

Guests Comments :

"Luxuries, comfort and breathtaking views changing constanty with the tide and the light. Glorious week." - Ruth and Mick, Cumbria

"An otter seems to visit just after most low tides - fishes along the edge of the water and often brings his catch out to the rocks in front of the house to eat."- Cathy and Ken, Nottingham

"As seasoned visitors to Skye and the west coast - this has to be the best yet." - Ian and Phyllis, Aberdeen

"Thank you for deciding to let others share this beautiful house and location."- Roy, Musselburgh

"We had to force ourselves to go out. Watched the otter, seven crested grebes and much more. We wil return." - Liz, Dairsie, Fife

"What an outlook and what a great house!" - Pattinson family, Kelso
 

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