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An Airigh

Location PinArd Dorch, Isle of Skye | Ref: UK32182

Sleeps

Sleeps: 2

Pets

Pets: 0

Bedrooms

Bedrooms: 1

Key Features of this property

  • Coastal Property
  • Luxury Property
  • Wifi
  • Car parking on site
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Coast within 1 mile
  • Detached Property
  • Garden / Patio
  • Sea View
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove

All Features of this property

  • Barbecue
  • Bungalow
  • Detached Property
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Sea View
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
  • Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
  • Customer's choice
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Waterside Breaks

Accommodation description

An Airigh is a beautiful croft cottage on the Isle of Skye. Built in the 19th century, the owners have done wonders in renovating and decorating the interior to a very high standard. It’s an absolute joy of a holiday cottage. The setting too is fabulous.

Five miles north of Broadford, the cottage is detached, but next door to the current owners house. It has sea views and the islands of Scalpay and Raasay are just across the water. The north eastern coast of Skye is also visible with The Old Man of Storr easily spotted on a clear morning. Before going into the cottage, you’ll be lured down to the seashore to explore the grounds. There is direct access to the sea, with a slipway that you can use for kayaks and canoes. There are also many seating areas around the croft, set on lovely little plateaus taking in the vast views. A little footpath network connects the different parts of the grounds. There are a couple of seating areas that have the view you enjoy from the cottage, but also the view round to the Red and Black Cuillin; it’s simply mesmerising. Marsco and Glamaig especially are towering and so very close.

The wildlife spotting is sensational from An Airigh. There’s an otter holt nearby, so you have an excellent chance of seeing otters roaming around whilst you’re taking in the views. There are golden and sea eagles in the area and red deer can be spotted daily on the deserted Isle of Scalpay just across the water. Out in the bay you have the chance to see dolphins, porpoises and seals. It’s a truly spectacular spot and one that you’ll want to return to again and again. Being based in Ard Dorch for adventures on Skye is a very good choice. You can access the Red and Black Cuillin very easily as you are close to both the northern trailheads near Sligachan and also the southern trailheads on the road to Elgol. Five miles north of Broadford opens up the whole of the island perfectly for days of exploring every corner of Skye. Beach 200 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

All on the ground floor.
Tiled floors throughout.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner (no TV).
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric combination oven/microwave, electric induction hob, fridge and boiling water tap.
Bedroom: With double bed.
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

Underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with garden furniture. Barbecue. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is no TV and the owner lives adjacent.

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Guest reviews of this property

  • 10

    Cate

    Posted by anonymous

    Confirmed guest, 14/10/2022
    Our week away on Skye did not offer the nicest weather but the cottage and the warm welcome from The owners, and the generous welcome pack, really helped. The views from the cottage and garden were wonderful - seeing the otter on our first night is a treasured memory - the water was too rough for the rest of our visit, but we did see the Red Deer on Scalpay! Skye itself did not disappoint either, the Misty Isles is a well earned name but we had enough breaks in the clouds to get some wonderful photos to remind us of our time there. Having the log fire and comfy chairs to curl up in at the end of the day was a bonus, as was the underfloor heating!

9.6 out of 10 – based on 24 reviews collected by ReeVoo
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4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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The was price indicates the price at June 2018. The discount applies to the accommodation price only. Depending on popularity and property availability, we can withdraw or extend any offer. Subject to availability. Booking Conditions apply.

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£20 super low deposit

"1.These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions. 2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2020 and 2021 which are booked between 10th January and 20th January 2020 3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £20. 4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more. 5. The difference between the £20 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 10 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately. 6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure. 7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn."

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