Springfields Cottage

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Springfields Cottage occupies a truly excellent position on the misty Isle of Skye, situated as it is just off the A87 Skye Bridge - Portree road, with fantastic views across Broadford Bay to the mountains beyond.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
Overview

It is a most convenient base for exploring not just the island itself, but also for cutting back across the bridge (which is toll free) to explore the mainland on the other side, where Plockton, the Applecross peninsula and the glorious mountains of Torridon await exploration.

The house itself is a traditional, detached former croft house, standing in its own extensive gardens. Inside, it has been carefully refurbished to a high specification. The sitting room is invitingly arranged with corner seating and the TV and wood-burning stove in its exposed stone wall as the focal points.

The dining kitchen is stylish and modern, with a range cooker and central dining area. Having a separate utility room and a downstairs cloakroom makes the house practical as well as comfortable.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, a double and a twin, that are well-furnished and quite spacious with coombed ceilings and lovely views to the sea from the dormer windows. A modern and stylish family bathroom with striking monochrome flooring completes the accommodation.

Electric storage heating and the wood-burning stove in the sitting room make it a cosy retreat in all weathers.

Map & Local

The sandy beach at Ashaig is within a ten minute walk of the cottage, while nearby Broadford (3 miles) offers a selection of shops, a supermarket, garage, hotels, restaurants, etc.

For special dining out, Lady Claire Macdonald's Kinloch Lodge and the Eilean Iarmain Hotel are just a short drive away down the Sleat peninsula. Other attractions at this end of the island include Armadale Castle Gardens. A drive over the hills brings you to Elgol, where a boat will take you across Loch Scavaig, right under the towering Black Cuillin. Don't forget your walking boots, for even if you don't feel up to tackling the mighty Cuillin, there are many other less taxing but equally enjoyable walks to undertake.

You are well placed for visiting the otter hide at Kylerhea, reached by another dramatic hill drive, with spectacular views of the mountains on the mainland. A little ferry plies back and forward in summer between Kylerhea and Glenelg.

There is a golf course at Sconser, about 20 miles up the coast and the area offers plenty of scope for sailing and sea and loch fishing too. The Red Skye restaurant is within a couple of minutes' walk of the cottage.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD + mini hi-fi
Kitchen/Dining room with cooker, fridge-freezer, etc.
Utility room with washing machine, tumble drier, microwave etc.
Cloakroom with WC and basin.

Upstairs

Double bed room.
Twin bed room.
Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£15.00
Towels (per person)
£5.00

Services

Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric storage heaters and wood-burning stove (fuel INCLUDED). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
27 Aug 2016 - 16 Sep 2016 £495.00
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 £425.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 £495.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £365.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £575.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £575.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 POA
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 POA
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 POA
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 POA
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 POA
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 POA
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 POA
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 POA
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 POA
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 POA
02 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 POA
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 POA
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 POA
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 POA
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 POA
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 POA
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

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