Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday Cottages Recommendations Broadford Isle Of Skye

Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottage recommendations near Broadford, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Solas is a detached stone cottage situated on a hillside in the friendly crofting community of Camuscross, ten miles from the village of Broadford. This cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms, consisting of two doubles and a ground floor adult bunk room, as well as a ground floor bathroom. The cottage also has a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with multi-fuel stove. Outside there is off road and roadside parking for one car, as well as a front lawn garden. Amenities: Electric storage heaters with multi-fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, CD/iPod dock with surround sound, pay phone, selection of books, games and DVDs, multi-use games table with snooker/pool/table tennis. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking 3 cars. Broadford is the second largest village on the magical island of Skye. Views that can be seen from the village extend out to the Isle of Pabay and to the Applecross mountains on the mainland. There are shops, hotels and craft stalls in Broadford, plus close by is the Sleat Peninsula known as the Garden of Skye; Broadford was a cattle market until 1812, when Telford built the road from Portree to Kyleakin. Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars settled here during the first half of the 19th century. Legend holds that the recipe for the liqueur Drambuie, made from scotch whisky, honey, herbs and spices, was given by Bonnie Prince Charlie to Clan MacKinnon who then passed it onto James Ross in the late 19th century. Ross ran the Broadford Inn, where he developed and improved the recipe, initially for his friends and then later to patrons. Ross then began to sell it further afield and the name was registered as a trademark in 1893.

Roselea is a detached cottage on the edge of the village of Broadford on the Isle of Skye. The cottage sleeps seven people in two double bedrooms (one with an en-suite) and a family room along with a family bathroom. On the first floor are a fitted kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room with a pool table and a woodburner, plus there is a ground floor snug. Outside is off road parking and a lawn garden with outdoor furniture. Built in an upside-down format to take advantage of the wonderful views, Roselea is a lovely family holiday home. Amenities: Oil central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with basic Sky, Blu-ray, Bluetooth sound system, iPod dock, CD/radio, Nintendo Wii, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Bike storage. Lawned garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Coast 10 mins walk. Note: There is an unfenced burn running along beside the cottage.

10 Torrin is a traditional croft house built out of local stone in 1823. There is a small garden around the cottage which makes a lovely picnic area with views to the Red Cuillins. Inside the main holiday home, the ground floor is open plan. There is a spacious dining area with an extendable table which seats 4-6 people. The kitchen has an electric cooker, washer/dryer, microwave and a fridge/freezer. The comfy sitting room has 2 settees (one of which is also a comfortable sofa bed), TV, DVD and video player. There is an open fireplace which you are welcome to use. Please bring firewood and kindling with you. On the upper floor there is a spacious shower room and two bedrooms; one double and one twin room. There is also a cot and high chair available on request.

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