Ach-Na-Mara (Meadow by the Sea) ref: W7725

Fiskavaig, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye, Lochalsh and the Western Isles

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  • Bungalow 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Sea View 
  • Open Fire 
  • Rural Location 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Try something different! Experience crofthouse living with modern comforts, a summerhouse and sauna. A cosy detached cottage with an open fire, near to the beach. It is very well equipped, in a splendid location, and traditionally furnished with a contemporary kitchen, stylish bathroom, and laminate flooring in the living room and inner hall. Enjoy a double glazed, heated summerhouse with sauna! It faces the bay, and this welcoming space can be used for reading, birdwatching, drawing, photography, family time, or simply relaxing and watching the sun go down. Outside, a patio allows the panorama to be enjoyed. Inside is a private two-person far infra-red dry sauna and twinkling starlight ceiling to savour the moment and admire the panorama in all weathers.

Fiskavaig Bay offers views across Loch Bracadale to MacLeods Tables and Oronsay Isle. The cottage provides a splendid base for touring and walking, or even just relaxing by the open fire after exploring the beach and bay. Spectacular scenery and wildlife may be seen, including eagles, deer, otters, seals, and buzzards. Touring options include coral beaches, The Fairy Pools, Quiriang, Old Man of Storr, castles, waterfalls, lighthouses, Talisker Distillery and the famous Cuillin Hills. Cycling, fishing, horse riding, bird spotting, canoeing, sailing and climbing are all possible. P.O. 4½ miles. Shop 4½ miles, pub with food 1½ and 4½ miles

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

2 small steps to entrance. Living room with double sofa bed and laminate floor/dining area. Kitchen with breakfast bar and tiled floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

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Facilities

Open fire in living room (initial fuel inc). Elec heaters and elec by meter reading. Bed linen inc. Cot. H/chair. Freesat HD TV. DVD and small library. Selection of board games and books. Stereo/CD. 2 USB charging stations. Ceramic hob. Electric oven. Combi m/wave/oven/grill. Washer/dryer. D/washer. F/freezer. Book library and board games.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with patios and furniture. Summerhouse with far infra-red dry sauna. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
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  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

About the local area

Skye is one of the largest and best known Scottish islands and is particularly famous for its spectacular mountain scenery. It is also home to some dramatic history, diverse wildlife and rugged mountain beauty. The island of Skye makes for a great holiday destination with many visitor attractions, endless walking routes and fabulous restaurants.

Due to its popularity with tourists, you will find many craft shops and cottage museums. As for sports, you can visit the swimming pool in Portree, play golf at Sconser and Skeabost or go pony trekking. Watersports available on the island include diving, canoeing, windsurfing and yachting. Skye is also the ideal place for fishing and birdwatching.

Skye is easily accessible by either road or ferry. The road bridge is accessible from the Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland making it ideal for a day trip as well as a longer stay.

Lochalsh is truly highland territory full of clans and castles, hills of heather and views of lochs to the sea beyond. Visit the village of Plockton, a picture perfect location or Scotland's highest waterfall, The Five Sisters of Kintail. Where ever you go you are sure to be surrounded by some truly awesome scenery.

The Western Isles is a chain of islands also known as the Outer Hebrides. The main destination is the Isle of Lewis, a fairly flat island with many spectacular sandy beaches, a rugged coastline and a landscape that is worth investigating. Visitors will enjoy lots of activities including fishing, cycling, walking and bird watching. There are many other standing stones and archaeological monuments to visit too.

The rest of the western Isles can be explored using Lewis as a base. Most of the surrounding islands are covered in a blanket of peat meaning they are teaming with wildlife. Spot birds such as Kittiwakes, Guillemots, Kestrels, Hen Harriers and Redshank. With any luck you may even see otters, seals, eagles or dolphins off shore. In the summer months there are many colourful wild flowers to be seen and if you visit later in the season you can enjoy the heather in full bloom.

Things to do nearby

Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre

The only distillery on the Isle of Skye, set on the shores of Loch Harport with dramatic views of the Cuillins.

Skyeskyns

VisitScotland's only traditional exhibition tannery. Discover how leather is made in free guided tour of workshops. See widest range of natural sheepskins and leather goods.

The Red Hills - Isle of Skye

The red hills of the Isle of Skye, also known as the Red Cuillins, are certainly no less worthy of attention than the Black Cuillins.

Islands Cycles

Bike hire, sales and repairs. The only one on Skye. 01470 552223

The Duirinish Coastline

Duirinish has one of Britain's most dramatic sections of coastline.

Raasay House

A unique island experience with spectacular views and lots to do. Discover amazing wildlife and the rich history of Raasay.

Dunvegan Castle

Dunvegan Castle, located just a mile and a half north of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland.

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