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85 reviews
June sunset from the Apartment
Double Bedroom
Twin bedroom
fitted units
Knott Cottage from headland
Our mature flower garden
Looking towards the Loch from our vegetable garden
The shore at Knott
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Leslie H
Pierrelatte, Rhône-Alpes, France
2 reviews
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“Wonderfull”
Reviewed 2 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This apartment was very quiet and what a view! The host are very kind. We have forgotten a soft toy and they put it on post directly. Also, this location is well situated to trip all over the north of Skye.
A very good place to holliday!

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Travelling group: Young Children
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SamuelTri...
London, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful, peaceful location perfect as a base for exploring Skye”
Reviewed 18 May 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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We stayed in the apartment during March and were incredibly lucky with the weather - wall to wall sunshine for nearly our entire stay! Joyce and Brian were extremely welcoming and rang us on our way to tell us about some road closures which could affect our drive from Inverness. We would have arrived hours later without this information!

The apartment itself is light, clean, and has a lovely view over the loch. The lounge is spacious and quiet. A folder contains all the information you could need about walks and attractions around the island. Joyce also lent us some OS maps and binoculars which made our stay even easier. Sadly we didn't spy any otters or sea eagles but the loch near the house was full of seals and a lovely place to walk.

The location of the apartment is perfect for driving to all corners of the island (which we did!). It is the best value apartment we could find on any cottage rental website and that is with only 2 people staying when it can take up to 4.

We would highly recommend this rental and hope to return at some point.

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Liked best: The peaceful location
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Manisha00...
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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4 reviews
“Beautiful, secluded and homely!”
Reviewed 15 April 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We stayed at this accommodation for 2 nights in February. The apartment has beautiful views, overlooking the loch. It is comfortable and homely with great facilities. Joyce was very helpful in suggesting things to see and do locally as well as providing us with maps and information. We were fortunate to see seals that had come into the bay. We would love to stay here again on our next visit to Skye.

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Hongsin
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Wonderful place in the Isle of Skye”
Reviewed 15 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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We stayed for five nights in this nice,clean,very private place. My parents (Korean) really liked the very exotic view from the house. Each room in the apartment(?) has very large windows and has great views. We felt so relaxed while we were staying and it was very easy to cook our dishes cause all kitchen utensils were there. We'd like to go back someday and want to recommend to friends. In addition, we satisfied to the price as well. We did not leave any message to the owner since we had to leave very early morning but we really want to say thank you for good hospitality and letting us feel very comfortable during the stay.

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Liked best: Great view from the window
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
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BertaBail...
Glyn Ceiriog, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Absolutely Wonderful!”
Reviewed 10 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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My daughter and I traveled up to the Isle of Sky during amber weather warnings and a drive that should have taken 10 hours turned into 17. However, I was so pleased we persisted and finally arrived at Brian and Joyce's apartment because it was heaven.

The apartment is cozy and very comfortable, with all the extras we could have wanted, and everything clean and beautiful. We were even happier when we awoke the next morning to see the fantastic views and situation of the property.

We used the apartment as a base for plenty of exploring on this astoundingly beautiful island. The location was perfect for all the places we wanted to discover or revisit. It was always a treat to get back to get warm and dry, to have all the facilities required to cook as if we were at home and to play games or watch films together before having perfect nights' sleep in the superbly comfortable beds.

To top it all off, the day before our drive back home, about 15-20 seals came out to say good morning and my daughter and I went down to the loch edge to get our fill of watching them play, dive and watch us watching them.

Brian was warm and welcoming, always ready with a smile and a bit of pleasant conversation and information. Our only regret was not being able to meet Joyce, who was away in warmer climes.

We cannot recommend this accommodation highly enough and very much look forward to our next visit. I already feel as though another break is required ...

Thank you Brian and Joyce for creating, and sharing, such an exquisite home from home.

R. Bailey

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Liked best: Difficult to choose, but the views.
Liked least: Shower pressure.
Travelling group: Teenagers
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