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Skye Croft with unspoilt views over Loch Snizort and beyond to the Minch and the mountains of Harris
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Skye Croft with unspoilt views over Loch Snizort and beyond to the Minch and the mountains of Harris
Inside your Skye Croft The cosy bedroom area, complete with alarm clock (should you need one) and MP3 attachment so you can
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Skye Croft with unspoilt views over Loch Snizort and beyond to the Minch and the mountains of Harris
Inside your Skye Croft
The cosy bedroom area, complete with alarm clock (should you need one) and MP3 attachment so you can
Modern kitchen area with everything you should need if eating in
Dining with a view of the garden and shorefront
A clean contemporary bathroom complete with underfloor heating
Snuggle up by the log burner in our cosy livingroom
Private parking and entrance to your holiday croft
A great little getaway
Stunning nature
Seals and cormorants enjoying some summer sunshine
Grill Kota BBQ Hut at Skye Croft
A Heron feeding on the shorefront
Even stormy clouds bring photo opportunities
Make sure your camera batteries are ready for stunning sunsets at the croft
Red skies at sunset
Kilt Rock and the Mealt Falls
Portree only a short drive away
The Old Man of Storr
Uig Harbour with ferry links to the outer isles
Gail - your holiday accommodation owner
Guest photo on the waterfront at Skye Croft
Guest photo of sunset skies from Skye Croft
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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DrKWills
Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Idyllic”
Reviewed 30 January 2012 for a stay in December 2011
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Our first contact with the owner of this property was the sad conversation that the house was already booked for the time we hoped to stay. The owner was kind enough to try to find us somewhere else to stay on the island, which is really beyond the call of duty. However, due to a last minute cancellation, we ended up bagging the Skye Croft anyway and enjoyed Hogmanay 2011 and the first few days of 2012 there.
It was a long drive there, with some hairy weather moments. We arrived in the dark, but it was still pretty easy to find. The windows were little glowing beacons welcoming us in from the cold. The dinner table was set for us, even with some festive crackers to pull. Once the log burner was up and running, our travel stress melted away.
The house was spotlessly clean with modern decor and all the mod cons. There is a nice balance of the old and new. It is really clear how much care and attention has gone into renovating this house. The weather was as you might expect in winter, with lots of wind, but none of this was felt inside - lovely and warm and safe.
The location is just gorgeous! It is really remote feeling, yet it is only a 10 minute drive to Portree and all it's amenities. It did feel like we were the only people around for miles, but there are neighbours nearby, so really you are not isolated at all. Brilliant!
What I liked least - poor/zero mobile phone signal. Probably a good thing on a break away from the city. Our folks had to wait a few days for us to wish them Happy New Year, but this was no biggie.
What I liked best - oooh, really hard to say. Skye itself, the scenery, the wildlife, the stars at night....and that we have found a great place to stay when we visit again. And we will.....

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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