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Saltwinds

Carbost, The Inner Hebrides (Ref. 1110735)

Luxury Holiday Houses rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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36 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms Buchanan

    “Salt winds was in a fantastic location,ideal for a large group with dogs.”

    Only having an Aga for cooking,when misfunctioned,caused problems. The microwave combi and two electric rings were Insufficient to feed 7 adults, saying this,the owners and the local contact bent over backwards going out of their way to rectify the fault. I would have no problem recommending this property for future holidays.

    - Ms Buchanan, July 2022

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite with bath with shower over, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor twin with en-suite with walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • 2 x bathrooms with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Garden room
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, DVDs, selection of books and games, CD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Non-enclosed garden with patio, lawn, barbecue and furniture
  • Pet-friendly, sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.2 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: bring own linen for travel cot

The property

Saltwinds is beautifully positioned, overlooking Fiskavaig Bay, with a backdrop of the MacLeod Tables and with the majestic Cuillin Mountains just 15 minutes away. Sunsets over the water are spectacular and plentiful windows take advantage of the ever changing colours. The house was designed and built seven years ago and provides a spacious, light and very well appointed base for relaxing or energetic holidays. It will appeal to outdoor enthusiasts, with its proximity to sea and mountains and provision of a drying room, and to those who wish a beautiful base from which to explore the many attractions of Skye. Fiskavaig is on the delightful Minginish Peninsula on the west coast of the Isle of Skye. The area is home to otters, seals, dolphins, deer and the occasional golden eagle. The beach, close to the house, is safe for bathing and pottering in a dinghy and a great starting point for sea kayaking. There are coastal and hill walks nearby, as well as mountain walking and climbing in the nearby Cuillins. The toll-free Skye Bridge is approximately 55 minutes' drive and Portree, the capital of the island, is 21 miles away. Dunvegan Castle, historic monument and home to the Clan MacLeod since 1200, is 25 miles up the coast while the Talisker Distillery and Visitor Centre, producing Skye's celebrated malt whisky, is just 10 minutes away. Skye's only oyster farm is also nearby.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location

CARBOST

Glenbrittle 13 miles; Portree 18 miles; Broadford 28.7 miles.

Situated on the west coast of the Isle of Skye, the delightful village of Carbost offers uninterrupted views over Loch Harport and is made up of a variety of houses dating from the early 19th century through to the modern day. Best known as the home to one of Scotland's finest distilleries, Talisker, who began producing c1825, the village also offers guided mountain walks and makes a great base from which to explore a variety of Skye attractions. The popular Dunvegan Castle, home to the MacLeod family who have been in residence since the 12th century, is well worth a visit, as are the various museums located in the area, including the Toy Museum at Glendale and the Museum of Island Life at Kilmuir. With interactive exhibitions and forest trails at the award-winning Aros Centre, there is something for the whole family to enjoy in this lovely holiday location.

Note: bring own linen for travel cot. Note: Though electricity is included in the rent, electric for charging cars is not included in the rental.

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