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"Fantastic location with decent transport links. House itself was flawless. Will ..."

Amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Duntulm Castle
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Quiraing
    11 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Single Track
    6 min drive
  • Restaurant
    The Hungry Gull
    7 min drive

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    About this area

    Portree

    Located in Portree, this cottage is in a rural location and by the ocean. Skye Museum of Island Life and Uig Pottery are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Flora Macdonald's Grave and Duntulm Castle.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Duntulm Castle - 6 min drive
    • Quiraing - 11 min drive
    • Kilt Rock - 16 min drive
    • Old Man of Storr - 24 min drive
    • Skye Riding Centre - 36 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Single Track - 6 min drive
    • The Hungry Gull - 7 min drive
    • The Pier restaurant - 7 min drive
    • BAKUR Bar - 7 min drive
    • Ferry Inn - 7 min drive

    About this property

    Spacious Rural Self Catering Cottage With Stunning Sea Views on Skye

    Romantic cottage in Portree
    Aurora Cottage is a spacious self catering holiday cottage in the rural crofting community of Bornesketaig and is situated at the end of a quiet private access road. Aurora is surrounded by crofting land and benefits from with exceptional views across the sea to the mountains on the Isle of Harris. The cottage sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms, including a king, double and twin beds. The upstairs family bathroom includes a bath and shower, while the downstairs en-suite serves the king size room. All bedrooms have views across crofts and the sea to Harris. The kitchen and dining room have been refurbished to a very high standard. The lounge comprises reclining leather sofas and a 4K television with Netflix subscription. The Cottage also benefits from WiFi Aurora is located approximately 5 miles north of the ferry port of Uig on the spectacular Trotternish peninsular. As well as 2 general stores which include a post office and petrol station, Uig is home to the famous Skye Brewery, and the Uig hotel whose resturant is open to non-residents. Travelling south some 14 miles on a very well maintained road bring you to Skye’s main town of Portree where you will find a good selection of shops, a large supermarket and resturants to suit all tastes. The north of the peninsula includes locations to see dinosaur footprints, the Skye Museum of Island life (can be seen from the Cottage) and Flora MacDonald’s grave. Traveling down the east coast of the Trotternish peninsula, the incredible views of some of Skye’s geology are available including the Quiraing and the Old Man of Storr. These are but a small number of cultural and natural attractions on the Island. Skye offers a huge range of activities, walking to kayaking, mountain climbing to boat tours. So if your holiday to Skye is for a quiet relax or an adventure exploring remote corners of the Highlands and Islands, Aurora Cottage is an ideal base for you to discover why the Isle of Skye has been voted the ‘most desirable place to live’ in Britain.
    Guest accommodations at this cottage offer DVD players and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property manager

    Janet & Graeme Robinson

    Speaks English

    Property amenities

    Internet

    Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    Onsite parking
    Car required

    Family friendly

    Highchair

    Kitchen

    Refrigerator
    Stovetop
    Microwave
    Oven
    Dishwasher
    Cookware/dishes/utensils
    Toaster

    Bedrooms

    3 bedrooms
    Bed sheets provided

    Bathrooms

    2 bathrooms
    Shower/tub combination
    Hair dryer
    Towels provided

    Living spaces

    Living room
    Dining room

    Entertainment

    TV with cable/satellite service
    DVD player
    Video library
    Stereo
    Books
    Games

    Outdoor areas

    Garden

    Laundry

    Washing machine and dryer

    Comfort

    Heating

    Pets

    No pets allowed

    Suitability/Accessibility

    Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    Iron/ironing board
    Phone

    Location highlights

    Near the ocean
    In the mountains
    In a rural location

    Things to do

    Hiking/biking trails nearby
    Whale watching nearby

    General

    Sleeps 6

    Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

    Check-out

    Check-out before 10:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    • Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.

    Property payment types

    Mastercard
    Visa

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is required for transportation to and from this property.

    Property is also known as

    • Spacious Rural Self Catering Cottage Stunning Sea Views Skye
    • Spacious Rural Self Catering Cottage Stunning Sea Views Skye

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    5/5 Excellent

      Wonderful and well equipped property

      Fantastic location with decent transport links. House itself was flawless. Will look to book again!

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