Self Catering Cottage

Isle of Skye

tigh an dun

This charming traditional 18th century cottage sits on the shore of Loch na Cairidh in the hamlet of Dunan on the Isle of Skye. From its spectacular location it overlooks the Isle of Scalpay with views of Raasay and Ben Tianavaig to the north. Its secluded position, well away from the road, makes it ideal for wildlife watching. Otters, seals, dolphins and white tailed sea eagles have all been seen from the house. Even whales have been known to pass by.

Shops, restaurants and medical facilities are five miles away in Broadford. Portree, which is the capital of the island, is twenty miles away to the north. The ferry to Raasay is located at Sconser, seven miles away on the Portree road. All the peninsulas of Skye, from Sleat in the south, Trotternish in the north and Duirinish in the west are easily accessible by car from Tigh an Dun.

The cottage is well equipped and sleeps up to four people. All bed linen, towels and tea-towels are provided. Wi-Fi internet access is available (limited connection speeds make it only suitable for ordinary browsing and checking of emails). The rental is all-inclusive of electricity and wood for the stove is freely available. The front garden is for the use of cottage tenants and leads directly onto the shore, where it is possible to launch small boats and kayaks. There is a picnic table and barbeque provided - here you can relax and enjoy the magnificent sunsets. The cottage is non-smoking throughout. The owners live in the modern annexe.

front garden