About this property
Portree 6.6 miles. Found on the remote and unspoilt Isle of Skye within the scattered township of Kensaleyre is this wonderful detached stone cottage, Croft No 11. Overlooking the sea-lochs of Loch Eyre and Lock Snizort, this idyllic Scottish location makes for a perfect spot for a family or group of four to embrace the outdoors and discover the wonders of the area. Be welcomed into this delightful dwelling discovering the first room on your right to be the tranquil sitting room enjoying a blue colour scheme with the beautiful feature of a mosaic-tiled fireplace where an electric stove-effect fire adds a homely ambiance, sit here on one of the plush teal sofas to wind down with a film on the widescreen TV, whilst views of the countryside fill the window. The elegant dining room has been decorated with well-chosen furnishings, perch at one of the oxblood classic chairs by the fireplace, next to the traditional-looking electric fire and the vintage spinning wheel, before you sit around the table to enjoy a meal. Enjoy your time within the bright and cheerful kitchen, with happy yellow walls encompassing sleek kitchen units, home to a great many appliances, including an electric oven and grill as well as integrated features like a dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Helping to make your holiday a breeze is the neat utility space which holds all of your washing machine along with a sweet breakfast bar area tucked away, leading to a wealth of storage space for your things and a handy ground-floor bathroom too. Travel up the wooden staircase to find the two lovely bedrooms beneath sloping ceilings, although still enjoying lots of head room. Two charming single wood-frame beds lie in the twin room, with each with a lamp and bedside table, and sharing a wardrobe, whilst morning light can flood in from the dormer windows overlooking the countryside. Begin to roam the area by embarking on a walk northward along the Loch Snizort Beag, for some outstanding waterfront views, before circling back via The Old Man of Storr, a famous location on the island, it's a large pinnacle of rock standing high and seen from miles around, created by an ancient landslide. For a day of exciting activities, visit ACE Target Sports where you can try your hand at axe-throwing or some shooting, or head to the town of Portree where you can arrange to enjoy a boat trip and see the rugged coastal landscapes from the water. Sample the delicious food from the great selection of restaurants in Portree, and wander up to the The Lump, a hilltop offering beautiful harbour views next to a 19th Century watchtower. Whiskey lovers can't miss the opportunity to have a fantastic guided tour around the Talisker Distillery on the waterfront of Loch Harport, you can marvel at the copper vessels, oak casks and pick up a bottle to enjoy back at the cottage later on. With the River Snizort offering anglers an opportunity for some great fishing too, and well-documented walks all around, there's something for everyone. Find your own perfect outdoor adventure on the Isle of Skye and stay at Croft No 11.